Archive for June, 2009

RSVP’s NEEDED for Planetarium visit on Thursday

Posted: 28th June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

If you haven’t RSVP’d for the visit to the UTA Planetarium — please do so immediately to You will need to pay at the event. $5 per person. Scouts, families and friends are welcome! Directions are located HERE and a map of the UTA grounds and where to find the planetarium is accessible by […]

Typically the last day of Day Camp, the Webelos are invited to come back for a campout Friday night to work on items for their Webelos badge. However, with the weather threat, it was canceled this year.  They have rescheduled it to include not just the Webelos now but the WHOLE FAMILY!  Yeah, you heard […]

E-vite notices

Posted: 25th June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

From now on out, we will be utilizing a website called E-vite for our events and reminders.  As it stands, the cubmaster / event planner e-mails information to the den leaders who then passes it along to the den membership in the hopes they will reply with their RSVP.  Utilizing e-vite will circumvent the continual follow-up […]

Parent’s Meeting – Tuesday, July 7 at 7pm

Posted: 24th June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

There will be a meeting of leaders and parents of Pack 317 on Tuesday, July 7 at 7pm at the Hidden Lakes Clubhouse.  Please plan on attending.  If another parent would like to come and bring your children for a swim in the community pool while the meeting takes place, that’s a great excuse for […]

Free Family Activites

Posted: 22nd June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

… all summer long here in our own back yard! Bass Pro Shops in Grapevine and Garland are offering free family activities every Saturday and Sunday now through July 5 from noon to 6pm. Some of the fun activities include: Free laser shooting gallery (take aim at the laser shooting gallery and compete against other […]

Astronaut and Stars at Night – indoors July 2nd

Posted: 21st June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

I hope you all make plans to join us for our first July event on your Scout’s trek to earning the National Summertime Award pin!  Make plans to join us Thursday, July 2 at 2:30 p.m. at the UTA Planetarium where will we have not one but TWO private showings reserved just for Scout families and friends!  […]

R.S.V.P. for Friday

Posted: 21st June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized is a fun site I frequent. For instance, today I looked up ­R.S.V.P. Did you know that RSVP stands for a French phrase, “répondez, s’il vous plaît,” which means “please reply.” The person sending the invitation wo­uld like you to tell him or her whether you accept or decline the invitation. That is, will […]

Cub Scout Resident Camp and Webelos Resident Camp

Posted: 18th June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

There is still opportunities to register and attend one of the Cub Scout Resident Camp or Webelos Resident Camps. The registration brochure is located here:  Cub / Webelos Resident Camp 2009 Cub Scout Resident Camps are $95 per Scout ($50 for parents) and have swimming, canoeing, a climbing wall, bb guns, archery, water battles, crafts, […]

10,000 Thanks!

Posted: 15th June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

I want to give out a public thank you to the many people that helped out with the graduation camp-out. Paul DeVaul and Raj Shah for playing quartermaster and doing the shopping and shuffling around of supplies!  Those pickles were AWESOME! Matt Bender for making sure we had plenty of firewood for our campfire! Kary […]

Keller Night at the Ballpark In Arlington July 1st

Posted: 15th June 2009 by Stephen Cook in Uncategorized

Come to the Ballpark and see the Texas Rangers! The Texas Rangers are hosting “Keller Night” at the Ball Park in Arlington, on Wednesday July 1st. The Rangers will be playing the Los Angeles Angels with a 7:05 PM first pitch. There are two promotions during the game, dollar hot dog night and Autograph Wednesday […]