Cub Songs and Chants
Cub Songs and Chants

Cub Songs and Chants

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Four Cub Scouts

Four Cub Scouts (Tune: Three Blind Mice)  Four Cub Scouts, Four Cub Scouts,See how they go, see how they go,They all went after their Bobcat pin,The Wolf and the Bear were the next to win,And then they went to the WEBELOS Den,Our four Cub Scouts.

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Do Your Ears Hang Low?

Do Your Ears Hang Low? Do your ears hang low?Do they wobble to and fro?Can you tie them in a knot?Can you tie them in a bow?Can you throw them o'er your shoulder,Like a Continental soldier?Do your ears hang low?Do your ears hang high?Do they reach up to the sky?Do they droop when they're wet?Do...

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Do Your Best

Do Your Best (Tune: ‘Do Re Mi’ ) DO to us means Do Your Best RE are cheers for all the fun, MI is what I do myself FA means father, mom and son. SO what happens to our pack LA with lots of this and that? TI together to the top (Clap, clap) Then...

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Dial 911

Dial 911 (Tune: Three Blind Mice)Dial 911Dial 911If you are hurtIf you need helpIf someone has fallen and can't get upRun to the phone and pick it upStay on the line and don't hang it upHelp will come.-Found in Crossroads of America - Pow Wow 95

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Derby Car Song

Derby Car Song (tune: Clementine) First you carve it, then you sand it,Then you paint it red and white.They you put a number on it, add the wheels-It's out of sight.Soon it's race time.  Weigh it in now.I can hardly wait to show...All my friends are at the gate now,One, two, three.  Get ready, go!There's...

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Deep in the Heart of Cubs

Deep in the Heart of Cubs (tune: Deep In The Heart Of Texas) Where Tigers growl,And Wolf cubs howl,Deep in the heart of Cub Scouts.Where big Bears tramp,And WEBELOS camp,Deep in the heart of Cub Scouts.Where Den Leaders walk,And Cubmasters talk,Deep in the heart of Cub Scouts.The Blue and Gold,Stands big and bold,Deep in the...

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Cub Scouts All The Way

Cub Scouts All The Way (tune: You Deserve a Break Today)We are Cub Scouts you see; Wolf, Bear, Web'los are we.Our Den Friendship is strong. That's why we sing this song:(Chorus)We are Cub Scouts all the way,We have Cub fun ev'ry dayIn the Cub Scouts!Ev'ry Cub in our den; We're together, We're friends,'Tho at work...

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Cub Scouting Adventure

Cub Scouting Adventure (tune: When Johnny Comes Marching Home) Let's open the door to Cub ScoutingHooray!  Hooray!You're welcome to join our happy ring,We're on our way.From Tiger to Wolf and then to Bear,There's lots of fun that we will share,And we'll all be glad weJoined Cub ScoutingWe've badges and arrows upon our chests,Hooray!  Hooray!We're working...

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Cub Scout Marching Song

Cub Scout Marching Song (tune: This old man he played one)   Chorus:With a knick knack paddy wack,Give a Cub a chore.This he’ll do and ask for more.This young Cub, number one,He sure likes to get things done.   This young Cub, number two,He will do odd jobs for you.   This young Cub, number...

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Cub Scout Harmony

Cub Scout Harmony (tune: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing) I'd like to teach the world to singIn Cub Scout harmony.The Blue and Gold would be the thingThat everyone would see.Each Wolf and Bear and WEBELOSIs doing all he canTo "Do His Best" with all the restOf Cub Scouts in the land.(chorus)We're the...

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Cub Scout Flashlight

Cub Scout Flashlight (Tune: By the Light of the Slivery Moon)   By the light Of my Cub Scout flashlight Wish I could see What it was that just bit my knee Batteries Keep a'shinin' for me The chance is slim The chance is slight I can last through the night With my Cub Scout...

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A Wish Come True

A Wish Come True CUB SCOUT; "Hip, hip, hooray!" PARROT: "Blow me down!" PIRATE: "Walk the plank!" BEACH: "Land ho!" GENIE: ""Poof" (swing hands over head) BOTTLE: "Yo ho ho and a bottle of run REGATTA: Everyone "Ship ahoy!" Early one day a CUB SCOUT stood on the BEACH with his sailboat. He was ready...

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Chicken Lips

Chicken Lips (Tune: Supercalifragilistic)   Oh, when I was a little kid, I never like to eat.Mama'd put things on my plate,I'd dump them on her feet.But then one day she made this soup,I ate in all in bed.I asked her what she put in it,And this is what she said:CHORUS:Oh, chicken lips and lizard...

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Calliope

Calliope Divide the pack meeting into four or five groups.  Begin with the first group and bring each of the others in one at a time. 1st group sings:  Um-pah-pah 2nd group sings:  Um-sss-sss 3rd group sings:  Um-peep-peep 4th group sings:  Um-tweedle-tweedle 5th group sings:  Either the melody of "Daisy, Daisy" or "Where Has My...

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B-I-N-G-O

B-I-N-G-O There was a farmer had a dog And BINGO was his name-o B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O And BINGO was his name-o. Sing six times, first spelling out the name and then substituting a clap for the letters in order.  When you finish, BINGO should be all claps. - Bay Area Council Pow Wow, 1994

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Where Has My Little Boy Gone

Where Has My Little Boy Gone (tune: O Where Has My Little Dog Gone?) Where, oh where, has my little boy gone? He's gone a Wolf Cub to be. Let's give him a hand and we'll help him along. And soon a Bear Cub he'll be. Where, oh where has my Wolf Cub gone? He's...

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Three Charteruse Buzzards

Three Charteruse Buzzards Three (hold up 3 fingers) Chartreuse (fingers curled up by mouth as teeth) Buzzards (hunch shoulders, look mean)Three chartreuse buzzards (repeat motions)Three chartreuse buzzards (repeat motions)Sitting on a dead tree (arms out like branches, head off to side)Oh LOOK (shade eyes with hand)One has flown A-way (point to distance)What A shame (one...

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Winter Songs

Winter Songs As each part comes along, the group stands and sings the first line of their song. WINTER:  "Dashing Through The Snow"SANTA:  "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas"SLEIGH:  "Sleigh bells ring, are you listening"REINDEER:  "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Once upon a tune, on a cold, dark WINTER night, SANTA sat in his workshop trying to...

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Ghost Chickens in the Sky

Ghost Chickens in the Sky (tune: Ghost Riders in the Sky)A chicken farmer went out, one dark and dreary day.He rested by the coop, as he went along his way.When all at once a rotten egg, hit him in the eye.It was the sight he dreaded...Ghost chickens in the sky.Chorus:Bok, bok, bok, bokBok, bok, bok,...

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Things That Go

Things That Go (tune: Row Your Bow) Ride, ride, ride your bikePedal for goodness sakeUp and down, up and down,How the legs do ache.Ride, ride, ride your horseFollowing the trail,Oh no, I fell off,I'm glad the horse can't tell.Ride, ride, ride the bus,Ride it here and there,Seeing all the pretty sightsWithout a driving care.Fly, fly,...

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Why Santa Has A Beard

Why Santa Has A Beard SANTA: (Holds hands on stomach while saying "HO-HO-HO")NORTH POLE : (Fold arms, holding self while saying, 'BRR-R-R")SLEIGH: (Wave right arm once while saying "SWOOSH-H-H")WORKSHOP: (Cover ears while saying "BANG, BANG, CLATTER, CLATTER") You've all heard many stories about SANTA and his WORKSHOP at the NORTH POLE.  You have also heard...

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Family Vespers

Family Vespers (tune: O Christmas Tree) Quietly we join as one, Thanking God for family fun. May we now go on our way, Thankful for another day. May we always love and share, Live in peace beyond compare. As a family may we find, Friendships true with all mankind. -Nashua Valley/Pioneer Valley Pow Wow 1996

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Alice the Camel

Alice the Camel   Alice the camel has five humps Alice the camel has five humps Alice the camel has five humps So go, Alice, go Boom, boom, boom   (Sing song again with 4 humps, 3, 2, etc.)   Last verse: Alice the camel has no humps Alice the camel has no humps Alice...

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A ram sam sam

A ram sam sam, A ram sam sam, Gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, Ram sam sam. A ram sam sam, A ram sam sam, Gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, Ram sam sam. Ah-raffi, ah-raffi, Gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, Ram sam sam. Ah-raffi, ah-raffi, Gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, gooley, Ram sam sam. Repeat

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The Finest Pack of Cub Scouts

(tune: Yellow Rose of Texas) We're the finest Pack of Cub Scouts, That you have ever seen. We're loyal and we're honest, We're never rude or mean. We're proud to wear our uniform, We like the Gold and Blue. You know that you can count on us, To live our Promise true. We follow our...

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Happy Cub Scouts

(tune: Up on the Housetop) We are Cub Scouts and we're happy boys At Christmas time we share our joys We'll give some help to our Mom and Dad And try to help make everyone glad. Ho, ho, ho, who wouldn't know Ho, ho, ho, we know it's how That we're Cub Scouts we will...

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Cub Scout Graduation

  (tune: Red River Valley)   From this pack, friend, they say you are going, To start Scouting adventures so bold Don't forget old pack ___ friend, And your pals in the blue and the gold. Your old Den Leader wishes you well friend, Your WEBELOS Leaders do too, The parents and the leaders are...

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Blue and Gold

Blue and Gold   (tune: Clementine) We're the Cub Scouts (boys) We're the Scouters (adults) Here we are both young and old (all) Altogether we're a Cub Pack Having fun at Blue and Gold. Tigers and Bobcats (Tigers and Bobcats) Wolf and Bear Cubs (Wolves and Bears) And the WEBELOS are we. (WEBELOS) Altogether we're...

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A-K-E-L-A

    (tune: BINGO) We have a leader we all love, Akela is his name-o. A-K-E-L-A A-K-E-L-A A-K-E-L-A Akela is his name-o. Repeat the verses, replacing the letters with clapping as in the song BINGO.

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A Cub Scout Citizen

(tune: Yankee Doodle) Honest Abe was President, He stood for truth and justice, He knew that loyal citizens, Make this country what it is. Chorus: Here's to all the citizens, Scattered through our land, For each makes America, A nation that is grand. Here's to men in uniform, Our country they defend. And each one...

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A Citizen in Cub Scouts

(tune: Yankee Doodle) I'm a citizen in Cub Scouts A good one I will try to be. I'll keep Akela for my constant guide, He'll be watching over me. Yes, I'm a citizen in Cub Scouts; And I will always do my best. I'll earn my Wolf and then my Bear and WEBELOS will follow...

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The Grand Old Duke of York

The grand old Duke of York, He had ten thousand men, He marched them up the hill, And he marched them down again. And when they're up, they're up. And when they're down, they're down. But when they're only halfway up, They're neither up nor down.

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Where Is Your Home?

Divide the audience into two groups and have them respond to the following key words: Home: "Home on the Range" United States: "This Land is your Land" Be it ever so humble, there's no place like HOME. No matter where in the UNITED STATES you may roam. You may travel all over the UNITED STATES,...

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The Commercial Song

The Commercial Song (tune: Farmer In The Dell) Last night I watched TV. I saw my favorite show. I heard this strange commercial I can't believe it's so. Feed your dog Chiffon, Comet cures a cold Use SOS pads on your face To keep from looking old. Mop your floor with Crest Use Crisco on...

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Found A Peanut

Found A Peanut (tune: Clementine) Found a peanut, found a peanut, found a peanut just now. Just now I found a peanut, found a peanut just now. It was rotten, it was rotten, it was rotten just now. Just now it was rotten, it was rotten just now. Continue in similar manner with: Ate it...

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The Chigger Song

The Chigger Song (tune: Polly Wolly Doodle) Oh!  There was a little chigger, And he wasn't any bigger, Than the head of a very small pin. But the bump that he raises, Just itches like the blazes, And that's where the rub comes in. Comes in!  Comes in! Oh! That's where the rub comes in....

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Fly Your Flag

Fly Your Flag (Tune: Row your boat) Fly, fly, fly your flag, On our holidays, Be a loyal citizen, In this and other ways.

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Flea, Fly, Flo

Flea, Fly, Flo I say flea. I say flea-fly. I say flea-fly-flo! Cummala, cummala, cummala, bee sting! Oh, oh, oh, oh, no not a bee sting! Eeny meeny catch-a-tini, ooh-aah-aah-bellini, Aka-rocka, Uka-rocka, Aka-rocka YO!

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Father Abraham

Father Abraham Father Abraham had seven sons. Seven sons had Father Abraham. And they never laughed, and they never cried. All they did was go like this. With a left arm (move left arm) Continue again, adding another part with each verse: Right arm, left leg, right leg, nod head, bend at the waist, shake,...

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Elephants Have Wrinkles

Elephants Have Wrinkles Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles, wrinkles Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles everywhere. Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles, wrinkles Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles everywhere. Leader: On their toes Group: On their toes Leader: No one knows Group: No one knows All: Why-y-y-y Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles, wrinkles Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles everywhere. Elephants have wrinkles, wrinkles,...

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Eats Song

Eats Song (tune: Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here) Soup, soup, we all want soup, Tip your bowl and drain it Let your front teeth strain it Hark, hark, that funny sound, Listen to that slurping round Meat, meal, bring on the meat, Fresh and juicy cow meat Ham and pickled pig feet Lamb shops...

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Dum Dum Da Da

Dum Dum Da Da SONG: Dum dum da da, da dum dum da da, Da dum dum da da da dum, Dum dum da da, da dum dum da da, Da dum dum da da da dum.   ACTIONS: First verse: Slap thighs twice with both hands. Right hand to left should twice. Slap thighs...

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Down In The Basement

(tune: Up on the Housetop) Down in the basement Cub Scouts pause, They are helping Santa Claus Toys, games and puzzles, and goodies too, Make children happy, yes they do. Ho, ho, ho who wouldn't go? Ho, ho, ho, who wouldn't go? Out helping Santa, click, click, click? Try a good will project, quick, quick,...

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Deep and Wide

Deep and Wide Deep and wide, Deep and wide, There's a fountain flowing. Deep and wide. Deep and wide, Deep and wide, There's a fountain flowing. Deep and wide.

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Cub Scout Spirit

Cub Scout Spirit I've got that Cub Scout spirit Up in my head, Up in my head, Up in my head. I've got that Cub Scout spirit Up in my head, Up in my head to stay. I've got that Cub Scout spirit Deep in my heart, Deep in my heart, Deep in my heart....

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Call A Scout

(tune: If You're Happy and You Know It) When you're down and feeling blue, CALL A SCOUT! They will know just what to do, CALL A SCOUT! If you're ever in a hurry, Don't take the time to worry, All you have to do is shout, CALL A SCOUT! If you need a helping hand,...

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Calamine Lotion 2

This song is done with a continuous slap-clap rhythm SPOKEN: (first by leader, then by group) Flea! Flea, Fly! Flea, fly, mosquito! SUNG: (first by leader, then by group) Calamine, calamine, calamine lotion. No more calamine lotion. Itchy, itchy, scratchy, scratchy, OOOH, I got one on my backy! SPOKEN: (first by leader, then by group)...

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Calamine Lotion

(Tune: My Bonnie) My body has calamine lotion My body's as sore as can be The flowers that I picked for Granny Turned out to be poison ivy Don't touch, don't touch You'll get a rash from ivy, ivy It will itch bad, it will itch bad And it looks mighty worse than acne

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Bug Juice

(tune: On Top Of Old Smokey) A camp with the Cub Scouts, They gave us a drink. We thought it was Kool-aid, Because it was pink. But the drink that they gave us, Would have grossed out a moose. For that good tasting pink drink, Was really BUG JUICE! It looked fresh and fruity, Like...

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Buffalo and his Brother

Across the wind swept desert, Where cactus know no man. Lived a Buffalo and his brother, Lying on the sand. Said the Buffalo to his brother, Why do you lie that way? But the brother did not answer, 'Cause he'd been dead since May. Inside the wide refrigerator, Where coleslaw knows no man. Lived a...

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Bubble Gum

My mother gave me a penny, To go and see Jack Benny. I did not see Jack Benny, Instead I bought bubble gum. Chorus: Ah umpah unpah, bubble gum Ah umpah unpah, bubble gum Ah umpah unpah, bubble gum Instead I bought bubble gum. Nickel - pickle Dime - lime Quarter - mortar Dollar -...

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Boom, Boom

  Boom, boom, ain’t it great to go Scouting? Boom, boom, ain’t it great to go Scouting? Hiking and camping all day long Boom, boom, ain’t it great to go Scouting?

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Boom Chica Boom

(Repeat after leader) Boom Chica Boom I said a Boom Chica Boom I said a Boom Chica Rocka Chica Rocka Chicka Boom Uh huh Oh yah This time.. faster louder squeaky macho underwater

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Boa Constrictor

I'm being swallowed by a boa constrictor I'm being swallowed by a boa constrictor I'm being swallowed by a boa constrictor And I don't like it one bit. (Spoken) Oh, no, he's got my toe! Oh, gee, he's up to my knee! Oh, my, he's up to my thigh! Oh, fiddle, he's up to my...

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Blessing

(tune: Edelweiss) Bless our friends, bless our food. Come O Lord and be with us. May our heart glow with peace. May your love surround us. Friendship and love, may it bloom and grow, Bloom and grow forever. Bless our friends, bless our food. Come O Lord and be with us.

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Birds in the Wilderness

  Here we sit like birds in the wilderness, Birds in the wilderness, Birds in the wilderness. Here we sit like birds in the wilderness, Waiting for the rest to come. Waiting for the rest to come, Waiting for the rest to come. Here we sit like birds in the wilderness, Waiting for the rest...

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Bird Watching

Bird Watching (tune: A Hunting We Will Go) Binoculars in our hands Spying out the land, In the air and in the trees Bird watching is so grand. All colors and shapes they come Yellows, reds, and blues Robins, bluebirds, chickadees The eagles flying free. Stop, look, and listen Hoot owls and quaking ducks Hummingbirds...

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Arthur, The King

(tune:  Frosty, The Snowman) Arthur, the King Was unhappy as a boy His sword was stuck in a very hard rock So he had to play with toys. Arthur grew up Getting very big and strong He could laugh and sing as he lifted anything Even if it was heavy and long. There must have...

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Announcements, Announcements

Announcements, announcements, announcements. What a terrible way to die, A terrible way to die. A terrible way to talk to us, A terrible way to die. Announcements, announcements, announcements. Speak Freak!

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American Folklore

American Folklore (tune: Clementine) Paul Bunyon, Johnny Appleseed, Pecos Bill are some of these. Gave us canyons, great big rivers And beautiful apple trees. American folklore, American folklore And don't forget Casey Jones They are all to be remembered By our songs, tales and our poems. - Bay Area Council Pow Wow, 1994

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America, America

America, America America, America, Shall we tell you how we feel? You have given us your treasures. We love you so.

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Alive, Awake, Alert, Enthusiastic

  Alive, awake, alert, enthusiastic. Alive, awake, alert, enthusiastic. Alive, awake, alert, Alert, awake, alive, Alive, awake, alert, enthusiastic.  

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Alice

Alice   Alice, where are you going?  "Upstairs to take a bath". Alice has legs like toothpicks, And a neck like a fir-raf-raf-raf-raf-raf-raf. Alice steps in the bathtub. (Splash!) Alice pulls out the plug.  (Make a "POP" sound with mouth.) SPOKEN: Oh my goodness, oh my soul There goes Alice down the hole. Into the...

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Akela’s Pack

(tune: I've Been Working On The Railroad) We're a pack of happy Cub Scouts Wolf, Bear, and WEBELOS. We'll eventually be Boy Scouts, As everybody knows. Don't you want to come and join us? Be with all the rest? Don't you want to be a Cub Scout? Come and Do Your Best.

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