Archive for December, 2008

Derby News

Posted: 30th December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

It’s art.  It’s fast.  It’s competitive.  It’s fun.  It’s coming to our town!  It’s THE PINEWOOD DERBY!  Pack 317 will host it’s annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, January 24 at Milestone Church from 9a-3p What IS the Pinewood Derby you ask?  The Pinewood Derby is a racing event for Scouts all over the world to […]

New Year, New Opportunities

Posted: 29th December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Scouting isn’t just a program for your sons to earn rank patches, loops and pins.  It’s a fantasic opportunity for the ENTIRE family to connect, unplug and explore the greatness of the outdoors TOGETHER!  We, as a Pack, will camp out one or two times a year but the benefit of being part of such […]

Cold day boredom busters…

Posted: 22nd December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

You’re cold just coming IN from outside — think about what the outside animals feel like?!  Why not feed them to help them fuel their bodies and keep warm during these chilly temperatures.  This would be a great way to introduce your boys to how easy it is to take care of nature and look […]

Good News / Bad News

Posted: 12th December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

As you are aware, we had no location to host the annual Blue & Gold Banquet in February. However, thanks to Erin Bender, we DO now have a location — White’s Chapel Church! That’s the good news! The bad news is that the only available date is the same date as the Scout day at […]

A plea to our parents…

Posted: 11th December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

We have several events that all Scouts really look forward to with our Pack. Two of those take place in the coming months… namely, the Pinewood Derby (Jan 24) and the Blue and Gold Banquet (Feb 21). We have been unsuccessful at finding a place OTHER than Hidden Lakes Elementary School in which to have […]

Den Flags – Have YOU Met the Challenge

Posted: 8th December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

At October’s Pack meeting, the challenge was issued for each den to develop their own den flag for display at the December Pack meeting.  I hope each den has met the challenge and look forward to seeing everyone’s handiwork!

Deadline is TOMORROW (Tuesday)

Posted: 8th December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

The deadline to turn in your registration to your den leaders for the Dallas Stars game that takes place on Saturday, February 28, 2009 is TUESDAY.  Den leaders need to bring this to the Committee Meeting Wednesday night at the Cubmaster’s house.  If you are unable to attend, please still have a responsible party drop […]

It Pays To Go “Green”

Posted: 3rd December 2008 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Pack 317 has proudly enrolled into a partnership with Terracycle to recycle a few everyday items that may be routinely on your grocery list.  The first project is the Cookie Wrapper Brigade!  For every cookie wrapper we return, we will earn $.02 for our Pack.  They will then UPcycle those wrappers into accessories and products […]