Archive for February, 2008

Blue & Gold, Saturday February 23, 6 pm

Posted: 23rd February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Gung Hay Fat Choy!  Happy Chinese New Year! In February we welcome the year 4706, the year of the rat, and learn about the cultures and traditions of China. The Chinese New Year is a centuries old tradition. Brightly colored decorations fill homes and businesses. The Chinese New Year is a time of spreading good […]

Working on the Astronomy Belt Loop? Lunar Eclipse TONIGHT!

Posted: 20th February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

On Wednesday night, February 20th, the full Moon will turn a delightful shade of red and possibly turquoise, too. It’s a total lunar eclipse—the last one until Dec. 2010.  Sky watchers in Europe, the Americas, parts of the Middle East and Africa are favored for good views of the two-hour event. The link to the […]

Scout Nights with Brahmas Hockey

Posted: 17th February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Brahmas Hockey at the NYTEX Sports Centre in North Richland Hills has Scout Nights on Saturday, March 1st and Sunday March 16th. To order tickets contact Scott Plourde at 817-520-3325 or e-mail at splourde@brahmas.com  They offer $3 discounts off tickets regularly priced at $12, $16 and $20. Tickets are now $9, $13 and $17.  Saturday: […]

Cross Over POSTPONED due to weather

Posted: 16th February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Due to the lovely weather we are having today the call was made to postpone the Cross Over until next Sunday, Feb 24th, same time and place.  Please note that they did say if there were requests to have it slightly earlier they may change the time by an hour or so.  We will, of course, […]

The derby ignite your fire for racing?

Posted: 4th February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

 Would a trip to the O’Reilly 300 at the Texas Motor Speedway cure that need for speed?  That’s right, you heard me!  TMS wants YOU present when the NASCAR Nationwide Series returns to the high banks of the Texas Motor Speedway on April 5 for the running of the O’Reilly 300.    As a Scout you […]

WEBELOS Crossover Ceremony 2/16

Posted: 2nd February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

The Cub Scouts of Pack 317 are invited to attend what is usually a ceremony reserved only for the WEBELOS crossing over into Boy Scouts and their famlies.  The ceremony itself is a fantastic display complete with Indians, fire, and a few surprises. The Crossover will be something the younger scouts will aspire to after witnessing.  The […]

January Pack Meeting in Review

Posted: 2nd February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Welcome back to Pack 317. It was great to see you all again in this new year – 2008.  While we started off a bit slow with some technical difficulties, you guys did a great job of keeping it quiet so that we could work without the aid of microphones. The meeting started with Wolf […]

So… camping March 8 and 9 sound good perhaps?

Posted: 2nd February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Of COURSE it does!  Come check out Longhorn Council 1st Family Adventure Camp of 2008.  It take place March 8-9 at Sid Richardson.  Wednesday, March 5 is deadline for early registration. Meals:  They provide Saturday lunch and supper and Sunday breakfast.  Activities will be provided as usual. Fees:  Adults and youth over 6 are $26 […]

Ahoy Me Hearties – Day Camp Is Drawin Ni – Seekin Help

Posted: 1st February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

If you can read that, you’ve got a leg up on the competition — yes, the theme for the 2008 Longhorn Cub Scout Day Camp will be PIRATES!  While that’s really all the information I was privy to receive… we can still get started planning… But first… we need a volunteer… someone who wants to […]

Spring Family Rocket Academy

Posted: 1st February 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Since our Pack is not having an “official” camping activity this spring (just our overnighter at the Fort Worth Zoo April 12th — HAVE you signed up for that yet?), when we heard of this activity, we simply couldn’t pass it by without at least making an announcement to the Pack.  The Longhorn Council is […]