Leader with 3 scouts trailing him comes in and turns on lantern – scouts get closer warming hands, some with hands in pockets, leader hangs back.
Comment casually about how nice it is to have a fire.
“Hey – here’s a stick, I wonder what color flame it’ll make…” – reaches down to pick up a pretend stick and poke the fire.
They scurry in quickly (tipped-off by another person who can see both skit and background firemen) and spray scout and rush off-stage
Scouts continue casual talk
“I think the fire needs more wood” – reaches behind and pretends to pick up a large stick to put on the fire
They scurry in quickly and spray scout and rush off-stage
“Hey Joe, can you get the first aid kit? I think cut myself on this sharp rock” – pretends to be hurt in the hand.
“I don’t know where the first aid kit is!” – puts up hands
They scurry in quickly and spray scout #3 and rush off-stage
“OK guys, I need to put out the fire, can you hand me the water bucket?”
"I don't see any water bucket!"
They scurry in quickly and spray Leader for an extended period of time, then rush off-stage
1) Thick Sticks about 2’ long arranged in a tee-pee with a lantern inside;
2) Two plant spray bottles -or- two small childrens-sand-buckets and lots of blue confetti (need to refill between dowsings)
3) fireman hats/boots for 3 firemen
setup tee-pee 'fire' with lantern inside, OFF
3 firemen are behind some obstacle waiting for cues to come out and dowse "offenders"
Skit ContributorSean Parker
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