Pack 317 will be Christmas caroling on Saturday, December 14th at Heritage House in Keller. Heritage House is located at 1150 Whitley Road. The event on Saturday will start at 10 am and will last approximately one hour. Scouts are to be in their uniforms/ others in holiday attire. Pamphlets with words to various songs will be provided. We will ask for scouts and/or siblings that can play the piano, recorder, etc. to come prepared. Each of the dens will be making Christmas Cards this week to deliver to the residents. This is a great activity for our Pack and our community.
This coming Thursday, November 21st will be the annual Pack 317 bonfire and storytelling. Bring your camp chair and a coat as it may be a bit windy. We are planning on having hot chocolate, water and cookies available for snacks. We will be singing songs, telling stories, and retiring some American Flags. We will be meeting by the fire pit on the east side of the covered bridge (600 Bear Creek Parkway). We will begin around 6:30pm and wrap it up around 8pm. Let your Den Leader know if you will be attending! (We have a contingency in-park in case of inclement weather).
Howdy Pack 317! The Webelos I den had a great time racing their cubmobile at the Cub Scout Fun Day on November 2nd. We came in 3rd place with a trophy!
Our Pack Events for November:
Monday, November 11th 7:15am – Hidden Lakes Elementary
We will be helping with the pinwheels for peace by placing the pinwheels in the front yard of the school. We will also perform the flag ceremony for the honoring veterans breakfast. Please be in uniform and meet at the front of the school at 7:15 am.
Thursday, November 14th 7:00pm – Bear Creek Clubhouse
The Pack Committee Meeting will be this Thursday. We need parent participation. Please come to help plan the November Pack Meeting at Bear Creek Park on November 21st. We will also be discussing the annual rechartering of the Pack, our annual Christmas Caroling event and begin planning the Pinewood Derby in January.
Thursday, November 21st – 6:30pm Bear Creek Park in Keller – Bonfire and Storytelling.
Please plan to join Pack 317 as we have our annual campfire. We will have songs and skits and storytelling.
Thursday, October 24th 6:45 PM – Hidden Lake Elementary – PACK MEETING – Awards! Skits! Songs! Games! Come to the Pack Meeting and see all your friends. Let’s talk about how much fun the Haunted Hayride was!
Friday, October 25th – 5:00PM-8:00PM – Hidden Lakes Elementary – Hidden Lakes Fall Festival – This is not a required event. This is a free event put on by the Hidden Lakes PTA. Pack 317 will be popping and serving popcorn and promoting our Pack. Adults can wear the uniform – the kids can be in costume.
Thursday November 21st – 6:30pm Pack Bonfire – Bear Creek Park in Keller (by the Fire Pit) Storytelling!
Howdy Pack 317!
Please meet us for two Pack Activities to work with Hidden Lakes Elementary and PTA this coming Friday, September 20th.
Pinwheels for Peace – THIS HAS MOVED TO MONDAY SEPTEMBER 23rd DUE TO RAIN – Scouts in uniform are requested to meet at 7:15am on Friday in front of Hidden Lakes to help put out the Pinwheels for Peace in the front lawn. This should take about 15-20 minutes.
Pep Rally – THE PEP RALLY WILL CONTINUE EVEN IN THE EVENT OF RAIN – The PTA will hold a Pep Rally on Friday September 20th in the afternoon. Pack 317 will be working as the Color Guard and also selling pizza and lemonade. We will have Webelos I and Webelos II lead this. We need to be at Hidden Lakes at 6:20pm. We will also need Scouts and parent volunteers to help with the pizza. We will have pizza, cups, napkins and lemonade. Get in touch with your Den Leader for more information.
Parents of Pack 317. Please join your Pack Committee at our meeting on Thursday September 12th at 7:00pm. We meet at the Bear Creek Clubhouse at 2700 Bear Creek Parkway. We need your help and input to keep the Pack moving forward in all our activities!
We will be sponsoring a Bicycle Rally at Hidden Lakes Elementary on Saturday, September 7th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This event is open to all kids and not exclusive to Cub Scouts, so bring your siblings, cousins and friends. This is a free event sponsored by Pack 317 and the Keller Police Association.
Kids, please bring the following: Bicycle, Bike Helmet, Parents or Responsible Adult
We will have: Bike Safety, Maintenance, and Repair Personalized Bike Etching; Bicycle Training Courses and Trainining with Keller Police Bicycle Officers
There is limited space of 50 participants. RSVP is needed to: Officer Shimanek at email@example.com or by phone at 817-743-4607.
Please see our flyer for more info: Bicycle Rally
Come to our Trash Bash on Saturday, September 7th in front of Hidden Lakes Elementary. Wear your Pack 317 T-Shirt! We will meet at 9am in the front parking area. Our Pack has adopted Preston Lane from Bear Creek Parkway to Shady Grove Road. We will make sure to help others Leave No Trace. Following the Trash Bash we will be sponsoring a Bicycle Rally with the Keller Police Association.
All current and new Pack 317 members! Make sure to come to the Pack 317 Rally Night at Hidden Lakes Elementary. Thursday, September 5th at 6:30pm. We will be showing off the fun activities that Pack 317 does all year round and making new friends. Current Scouts, please wear your full uniform to the meeting. Parents, we need your help to talk with new Scouts and their parents about you and your son’s experiences with Scouting.
Rally Night – CONTEST. For each new boy a current Scout brings to Rally Night, the current Scout earns a chance in a drawing for a brand new Razor Scooter. The drawing will be held at Rally Night and the prize awarded from a random drawing of all eligible entries. Bring your friends. The more friends you bring, the more chances you have to win!
Wear Your T-Shirt and Uniform. All Pack 317 members. Wear your Pack T-Shirt on Tuesday September 3rd to remind your friends to come join Pack 317 at our Rally Night. Then wear your full Uniform on Thursday, September 5th to show off the Pack membership and remind your friends and their parents that the Rally Night is that night. Let’s fill up the cafeteria!