Pack Meeting/ Join Scouting Night
This Tuesday night we will have our annual Join Scouting Night along with our Pack Meeting. You are invited to come join us at the GBE Cafeteria at 7 p..m. We will have an info and questions session with the parents (while your kids play some fun games!) Learn about Cub Scouts and Pack 1863. Cub Scouts helps your son build character, explore nature and learn about his community all while having fun meeting friends that he will have all through his early education here.
Our Pack strives to give every young boy that wants to join scouting the opportunity to participate. To do that, we focus on the following:
- Flexible scheduling
- low annual dues (thanks to a few low commitment fundraisers)
- Fun and entertaining meetings and events for the Scouts and their families
- the participation of parent volunteers throughout the year
Let’s face it, the last thing most of us want in this area is to commit ourselves to volunteer or lead another thing in our lives. With so many activities, sports and crazy commutes, our time is important to us. Pack 1863 is entirely lead by parents who volunteer. When our kids reach 5th grade, our volunteers “graduate” just like our sons do.
This is why your participation is so important. We simply ask that you do what you can, when it works for you. So first, I ask you to consider how important this time is for you son in his education and development as a young man. I have had a son make his way entirely through Pack 1863 already. I have two current Cub Scouts and two future Cub Scouts that will join. I know that I am in this for the long haul. So believe me when I tell you what the former Cub Master told me, this time truly FLIES by. Enjoy Cub Scouts with your son. Having you lead a Den or take a volunteer role during an event is an important opportunity to model what we are teaching our children about Community and Character.
So what do we do as a Pack besides meetings? We have many events during the school year.
- Fall and Spring Camp Outs
- Scouting for Food- we collect goods from our community for the area food banks
- Our annual Pinewood Derby Race!
- Holiday Party
- Blue and Gold Party (annual Scout Birthday Party)
- Landscaping project- Our way of giving back to GBE
- Participation and summer Scout Camps
We look forward to seeing you this Tuesday, September 16th for our Join Scouting Night!