Wow – Launching rockets went great. I was glad to re-meet many of you and watch you have fun with your Scouts. Thank you for coming out!
Howdy Pack 317 and New Parents and Scouts! We had a terrific Meet the Teacher Night at both Hidden Lakes and Shady Grove Elementary Schools. Now I bet you’re wondering what is coming up next!
For all new Cub Scouts – we will have our sign-up night on
When: Thursday, September 10th 6:30pm (come and go)
Where: Hidden Lakes Elementary – 900 Preston Lane Keller
What: Sign Up Night – For every Scout signed up, we will provide a model rocket which we will build together and launch at a special event on September 19th. In addition, we will have paper rockets to build and a cubmobile to drive and race.
Who: Any boy from 1st to 5th grade can sign up!
What do you need? – Sign up night only needs a New Cub Scout, the responsible Parent or Guardian to show up. Its an opportunity to talk with other parents and current Scouts about the program. If you sign up, the dues for the year are $65.00.
What if I have questions? – You are always welcome to contact the Cubmaster, Stephen Cook at email@example.com with any questions!
We’ve got some new summer activities on the calendar. You can click on the calendar link and then you can even post the calendar to your mobile phone. If your scout attends one activity a month during the summer, we can get the summertime award pins!
We are coming to the end of the school year – and our annual crossover picnic, but that doesn’t mean the fun is ending! We will have a den meeting for all scouts on Thursday, May 14th. We will meet at the Longhorn Council Basswood Activity Center at 5350 Basswood Blvd in Fort Worth. We will participate in the Robotics Expo: http://www.longhorncouncil.org/event/steam-expo/
The event begins at 6:30pm – but there should be lots of interest in this program. Try and be a little early so we can have the full fun of the event.
Our next event will be the Crossover Picnic at Bear Creek Park in Keller at the main Pavilion. We will be serving hot dogs and hamburgers. This will be on Thursday May 21st at 6:45pm. We will have the bridge built for crossing over and present awards and new neckerchiefs and slides for our Scouts. This is a full family event as well as an opportunity to bring new scouts to our pack.
Please remember that we will need to register for Day Camp soon. We need volunteers who are YPT trained!
We will have a den meeting this week on Thursday April 23rd. Time and location will be emailed out. We have moved the Pack Meeting to Monday April 27th at McPherson Ranch Park in far north Fort Worth: https://goo.gl/maps/XvGGi so we can fly some kites and have fun together.
Saturday May 2nd there is training for Summer Camp. We will need to discuss Thursday who is going to summer camp so we can register together as a Pack so we can have a den together.
Pack Committee Meeting – Thursday Feb 12 – 7:00PM La Famiglia Cafe (8700 N Tarrant Pkwy) Discuss upcoming events, Blue and Gold.
Webelos II Crossover to Troop 1910 – Saturday Feb 21 – 1:00PM – Keller United Methodist Church – Come see the Webelos II crossover to becoming Boy Scouts.
Wolves and Tiger Den Meeting – Monday February 23rd. Watch this space for time and Place!
Come see why Cub Scouts are One in a Minion! Bring your family. Bring your friends.
Saturday February 28, 2015 – 6:30PM
Keller United Methodist Church
1025 Johnson Road – Keller.
Longhorn Council will be hosting a Cub Scout Fun Day at Tarrant County College in Hurst. There will be multiple activities that day. Here’s the Council Website:
Cub Scout Fun Day begins at 9am. This can be a come and go event.
Pack Lunches will be required on that Saturday.
Cost is $13 per scout/sibling and $4 per adult. (For supplies/insurance)
We need to register for this event early next week. So….
1. Let me know how many are going and ages by Monday.
2. Provide the usual check made out to Pack 317 to the Den Leader by Tuesday afternoon.
3. I will get us registered.
Show up at TCC at 9am on Saturday for some FUN!
Howdy Pack 317! Here’s our next activity!
- Worldwide Scouting event where scouts can talk to others around the world using short wave radio equipment and other devices.
- Cost is $5 which includes a patch.
- Opportunity to tour the National Museum.
- Satisfies a Go See It! for Tiger Scouts.
- Let me know if you will attend – we will meet at the Museum at 10:00am when the program begins.
- Please be in full Scout uniform.
- For more information: http://bsamuseum.org/Programs/JOTA%202014.asp