Archive for February, 2009

Do you feel the need? The need for SPEED????

Posted: 27th February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

NASCAR Nationwide Series returns to the high banks of Texas Motor Speedway on April 4 for the running of the O’Reilly 300. Scouts will have the opportunity to purchase $15 tickets to see the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice and the NASCAR Nationwide Series race on April 4. Additional adult/troop leader tickets will be discounted […]

March 13-15 Camp-out Registration Deadline

Posted: 21st February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Don’t forget the deadline for the spring camp-out is fast approaching.  Monday, March 2, 2009 is the deadline to turn in your registration.  All the information is contained, HERE for you to find out all the fun details, cost, times, registration forms, etc.

Don’t Forget to Collect…

Posted: 21st February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

For an upcoming project we still need you to collect about 50 of each of the following: toilet paper rolls paper towel rolls empty, rinsed prescription bottles (any size) empty, rinsed, fruit cup/pudding cup/jell-o cups cereal boxes (any size) There will be a collection box at the Blue & Gold for you to bring these.  […]

Scout Nights with the Brahmas

Posted: 8th February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Pack 317 has two special opportunities coming up with the Fort Worth Brahmas hockey team.  Current standings have the Texas Brahmas at the top of their division with a ten point lead on their nearest competitor.  The first game is Friday, February 13, 2009 at 7:05 p.m. when they take on the Odessa Jackalopes.  This […]

Pack Committee

Posted: 6th February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

As our Cubmaster has been whining about for the last several months, we are losing a considerable amount of our very active leaders in the Pack.  Filling these roles will be difficult, but making one small step forward IS PROGRESS.  That being said, if you’re interested in possibly entering into a leadership role but not […]

Scout Sunday

Posted: 6th February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

The Boy Scouts of America annually celebrates its founding on February 8, 1910, based on the program started by Lord Baden Powell in England on August 1, 1907. Scout Sunday was added to the Scout celebration in the middle 1940s. Scout Sunday is always the Sunday preceding February 8th, unless the 8th is a Sunday, […]

Great Backyard Bird Count

Posted: 6th February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

One aspect of Scouting is to reconnect boys with nature.  To UNplug and get OUTdoors!  A great way to do this takes place in one week!  The countdown to the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) has begun!  The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in […]

Popcorn Recall

Posted: 5th February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Weaver Popcorn Company Issues a Nationwide Precautionary Voluntary Recall of 9.5 oz. Trail’s End® Caramel Corn with Peanuts Contact: Cathy Yingling (317) 264-5860 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 4, 2009 – As a result of the expansion of Peanut Corporation of America’s (PCA) Salmonella related recall to include all peanut ingredient products produced in their […]

Please Collect Items for a Pack Project

Posted: 2nd February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

We are going to have a FUN Scout challenge but need your help collecting a few items.  If you could please save the following as you have time and either turn them into your den leaders OR drop them off on the porch of the Cubmaster (e-mail for address cubmaster@pack317.org)  Items we need are: empty toilet […]

Camping! Come join us!

Posted: 2nd February 2009 by Stephen Cook in Announcements, Events
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The great outdoors!  The chill of the spring night air!  What could be better?  If you read the newsletter, you’ll remember we had a “Save The Date” blurb in there — it’s true!  We have finally set the date for the first camp out of 2009!  I hope you’ll join us.  We will be going to […]