Characters: 6 to 8 Cub Scouts
Props: Paper sacks
Setting: The skit opens with boys standing together in a backyard. Cardboard cutout trees and bushes could be used.
1st Cub: Gee, there's nothing to do.
2nd Cub: Yeah, I know.
3rd Cub: Hey, let's have a backyard picnic.
4th Cub: But it's going to rain.
1st Cub: I don't think so. If it does, we can eat in the house.
2nd Cub: I'll bring the potato chips.
3rd Cub: I'll bring the hot dogs.
4th Cub: I'll bring the hot dog buns.
5th Cub: I'll bring the drinks.
6th Cub: And I'll bring something special!
(All walk offstage and come back carrying sacks)
2nd Cub: Here are the chips.
3rd Cub: Here are the hot dogs.
4th Cub: Here are the hot dog buns.
5th Cub: Here are the drinks.
6th Cub: (Drops his sack) Oh, no!
5th Cub: What's wrong?
6th Cub: I brought the ants!!