Archive for August, 2008

Website is being updated!

Posted: 28th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Announcements

We are working to update the website to make it more user-friendly and “improved” for you!  If there is anything you are needing to find but can’t, please e-mail webmaster@pack317.org and we will get you pointed in the right direction.  I hope you enjoy the upgrades!

Scouts Strut Your Stuff…

Posted: 18th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

…and maybe earn a recruiting patch in the process!  Sound good?  Read on! Thursday, August 21 is Meet the Teacher night at Hidden Lakes Elementary.  In order to present a more unified presence, we are encouraging all Scouts to wear their Class A uniforms. Perhaps you will come across a new student wanting to join […]

Summer Memories Contest

Posted: 13th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again!  The summer is drawing to a end, there are thousands of boxes of Crayolas strategically placed on end caps just waiting for your back-to-school-supply purchases, they have Christmas decorations out in the craft stores (what IS UP with that?)… but more importantly, it’s a great time to look back and […]

Ice Cream Swim & Social – RSVP

Posted: 12th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

  Mark your calendars now for the annual End of Summer / Back to School Ice Cream Social and Swim at the Bear Creek Clubhouse/Pool.  Friday, August 22nd, 7- 9 pm.  The entire family is welcome (Rain date is Saturday, August 23rd) Cost $2 per person for refreshments.  Cub Scout Raffle for scout related prizes.   […]

“Scouting Adventure” on The Outdoor Channel

Posted: 12th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Greetings Friends & Scouters! Good news.  After a year of rumor, Boys’ Life Magazine has always given you stories about Scout Adventures–from backpacking to kayaking and everything in between. This Wednesday (August 13) at 8:30 a.m. EST Boys’ Life is bringing its Scout adventure stories to The Outdoor Channel television network in the new series “Scouting Adventure-Presented by Boys’ […]

Enter the 2008 Boy’s Life Writing Contest!

Posted: 11th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Enter the 2008 Boys’ Life reading contest   Write a one-page report titled “The Best Book I Read This Year” and enter it in the Boys’ Life 2008 “Say Yes to Reading!” contest. The book can be fiction or nonfiction. But the report has to be in your own words — 500 words tops. Enter […]

BALOO

Posted: 8th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

  When you hear BALOO do you think of anything other than a big, furry bear that befriends young Mogli and sings “The Bear Necessities?”  If you’re not involved in Scouting, you probably don’t.  But you can change that!  BALOO is a scouting acronym that stands for “Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation.”  Did you know […]

Happy Trails

Posted: 4th August 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

  That’s what we left at the Capricorn Equestrian Center in Sachse this Saturday.  Thanks to Tricia Caden, Events Coordinator for Pack 317, for a fun and very memorable event.  I think the parents had as much fun as the kids.  And it was fun even with the pleasant cold front we’ve been having! As […]