Archive for November, 2008

Cub-O is Coming in January!!!

Posted: 29th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Announcements, Events

Make plans NOW to join Pack 317 for Cub-O 2009 at Sid Richardson Scout Camp.  Cub-O is an orienteering event designed for everyone to enjoy: dens that want an easy hike in the woods, dens that compete hard, and dens that want to teach their boys more about problem solving and map reading. All Tigers, […]

***Reminder – Deadline Approaching***

Posted: 27th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

If you want to attend the February 28 Dallas Stars vs. Anaheim Ducks hockey game, the deadline for turning in your money ($15 per person) to your DEN LEADERS is DECEMBER 9.  For more information on the specifics, see THIS POST.   

Campfire was hot stuff!

Posted: 27th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Thanks to those that braved the cold to join us for our annual campfire pack meeting.  It was a special meeting, indeed, and I was so glad to see so many smiling faces. Special thanks to Brett Ashcraft for being our “fireman” and providing the wood to get the party started! Our leaders opened the […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted: 27th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Announcements

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours from all of Pack 317!  During these uncertain economic times, job insecurity and political change… one common thread holds us together — the power of prayer.   We live in the best country in the world… have freedoms that many the world over covet… are able to worship how we […]

Pack Meeting is Thursday, November 20

Posted: 19th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Announcements

A quick reminder that our Pack Meeting is Thursday, November 20 at 7:00 p.m. at Bear Creek Park and it’s a FUN ONE — our CAMPFIRE.  We will be close to the bridge that crosses the creek.  Park in the parking lot, cross the bridge and we shall be around there. This is a family […]

2009 Blue & Gold Planning is Underway!

Posted: 18th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

The 2009 Blue & Gold Banquet planning is officially underway.  For those new to the ideas and lingo of the Cub Scouts, the Blue & Gold Banquet is the birthday celebration of the anniversary of Scouting.  The date is Saturday, February 21, 2009.  We are still searching for a suitable facility.  If you’re one of […]

Under Construction

Posted: 10th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Please note the website is currently under some construction and renovation to make it more streamlined, organized and easier to navigate.  If there is something you’re looking to find and it’s not where it used to be, please e-mail webmaster@pack317.org and she will point you in the right direction.  Thank you for your patience.

Boy Scouts of America Will Produce a Centennial Coin

Posted: 9th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Announcements

From the Scouting.org website: President Bush recently signed into law the Boy Scouts of America Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (H.R. 5872) which authorizes the minting of 350,000 silver dollar coins in recognition of BSA’s 100th Anniversary in 2010.  Only two commemorative coins are selected for U.S. Mint production each year, and minting of the coins […]

Many opportunities for fun in the DFW area

Posted: 6th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

We are very fortunate to live in an area so diverse in opportunity for outings.  Den 3 had an outing recently to the Casa Manana.  What a great way to experience some fine arts and get together with your scouting buddies, too.

10 Needs of a Boy

Posted: 6th November 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

TEN NEEDS OF A BOY To climb a mountain and look afar. To sit around an embered campfire with good friends. To test his strength and his skills on his very own. To be alone with his own thoughts and with his God. To reach out and find the hand of an understanding man ready […]