Category Archives: service projects

Scouting for Food 11/6/21

Flyer distribution time. Please meet at 8:30 at GBE’s main entrance. Check out the Scouting for Food tab for more details. Dress for the weather!

Community Support Needed

Dear Pack Families,

The GBE Scouting Community (led by our GBE Girl Scouts), at the request of the GBE counselors, is being asked to channel some of our energy around COVID-19 into supporting families in our community who need assistance given the extended shutdown of the schools,  and the impact this will have on their ability to access school meals and potential loss of income.
Can you spare a few extras of something you picked up at the grocery store?
Items Needed:
Canned goods, pasta, rice, ramen, cooking oil, peanut butter and jelly crackers, Clorox cleaning wipes, cleaning solution, hand soap, baking mix, cereal, oatmeal, applesauce, nuts, shelf stable milk, soup.
Food Donations can be dropped off BY TOMORROW (this Sunday) at: 
12843 Mount Royal Lane (Ivy Home)
12804 Mount Royal Lane (Lynch home)
If you would prefer to make a monetary donation, please do so by 5pm TODAY (SATURDAY), so one final shopping trip can be done.  For monetary donation please go to and choose the friend option.  
Thank you for your time and efforts to ‘help others in need at all times’.  Wishing everyone health and wellness during the next few weeks.

Scouting for Food: Collection Day Tomorrow Morning!

Please come out Saturday morning and support Scouting for Food and our efforts to collect food and needed items for our community Food Bank.

Saturday November 10: Collecting the donations from our routes and sorting. (Approximately 9-12)SFF

Meet at Greenbriar East Elementary at 8:45 a.m. 

help-wantedWe need help on Nov. 10th at Scouting for Food with the Hot Chocolate tent. Please contact Ruhi if you would like to help out!coffee_cup_and_beans_by_dpghoastmaniac2-d5ogmu1

Landscaping Community Project

Scouts at WorkPack 1863 Landscaping Day

Greenbriar East Elementary School

Sunday, April 22

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Please join us this Sunday as we give back to our community and GBE through our annual Landscaping Day. Please bring gloves and gardening tools (trowels, rakes, pitchforks, etc.). We will be working together to pull the weeds from the flower beds and spread down fresh mulch. We will provide something refreshing, but no access to bathrooms! This will be a great weekend to work outside together enjoy warmer days!


Weekend Updates

We Need LOTS of Scouts! Siblings too! We will be sorting out the food after collection.

Saturday morning (NOV 11) we will meet at 8:45 a.m. at GBE to begin collected donated goods from our neighbors in Greenbriar. null

WE NEED BOXES! Specific size: paper ream/ banker boxes

I have updated the website with an overall route map that includes all the dens. Now you can simply open your phone to check your routes!!



  • Safety First!
    • Parents should be taking the donations from the scouts and putting them into the cars.
    • Kids should not be leaving the sidewalks to go into the streets or crossover without supervision.
    • Stay with kids when they need to wait for a neighbor to go inside and gather collections.
    • Do NOT let them go inside of people’s homes. If they have an emergency, please have an adult from our group supervise them.
  • We need 1 Driver for each Den/ Group to drive the routes and act as a mobile collection point. Please see me at arrival if you would like to volunteer.
  • Please knock on doors! We have seen a dramatic increase in donations when we started knocking. Many people just simply forget.



We will have Hot Chocolate, Coffee and snacks for everyone when they return from their routes!




SIGN UP HERE for Pinewood Derby Car Cutting Clinics

THIS Weekend!!!   

1st Annual Greenbrair Civic Association Antique/Classic/Exotic Car and Motorcycle Show

The Webelos will be helping out at the GCA Car Show this Saturday, September 30th. The Pack will have a table set up to sell popcorn and promote Pack 1863. We need scouts


from the entire pack to sign up to help sell popcorn. This is a great opportunity for us to get the word out about our popcorn sales!


Sign up for Popcorn Sales below!


For more info about the GCA Car Show, see their flyer below.

Calling all cars

Back to school Folder Stuffing for GBE!

Hard to believe the school year is about to begin soon!      help-wanted

Please join us on Aug 23 to help GBE put together the BACK TO SCHOOL parent packets! We have approximately 1000 folders that need to be filled. The more helpers we have the smoother this will run! Please consider volunteering your time to make this event a success!

(If in the event you can be there longer or just for a half hour please sign up and put a comment in for the amount of time you will be there!)

Date: 08/23/2017 (Wed.)Location: Greenbriar East Cafaeteria

Use the Sign Up Genius button below!


Our Landscaping Service Project at GBE is today at 1 PM. We lucked out with beautiful weather today! Hope to see you all there!


GBE Landscaping Project: June 4

Cub_Scout_CharactersWe have rescheduled our Landscaping event for Sunday June 4, 2017 from 1 pm till 3 pm. This is our way of giving back to GBE for their continue support of Pack 1863! The more volunteers we have, the quicker we get it done! We will be pulling weeds and putting down mulch in front of GBE.
Please stop by and help out Sunday this is a rain or shine event.
Dress comfortable.
Bring your tools, gloves and helping hands!
The school will be closed therefore there will be no bathroom access.

Community Clean Up: June 3

The Fair Ridge community, home to many of our scouts and families, has organized a neighborhood community clean up next Saturday, June 3rd, and has asked for Pack 1863’s help.  The service project will be begin at 11:00 AM at the clubhouse/pool parking lot,12238 Apple Orchard Court, Fairfax, VA 22033.

The clean up project which will be immediately following the Annual Fair Ridge Family Run/Walk/Bike. Scouts are welcome to participate in the Fun Run event.  It is a one mile course and we are escorted by Fairfax County PD.  The Fun Run/Walk/Bike starts at 10 AM and Fair Oaks Unit bike patrol will also do a safety demonstration prior starting the walk/bike/run.  

The Fair Ridge Recreation Association will supply all materials for the clean up so we will just need scouts, parents and an hour or two of your time.  Scouts may wear either their Class A or B uniform.  The pool house will open for anyone who may want/need to change from the Fun Run.  Please let me know if you have any questions and see you there!