We are so pleased to report that our Pack was awarded the 2014 Gold Standard for the BSA Journey to Excellence!
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And we congratulate our Pack 176 District Special Service award winner: Cubmaster Andrew LeRoy!!
Thanks for all your time and enthusiasm this year!  
AND thank you to Boy Scout Noah Juarez for prepping and running our Chipmunk Program every month this year during our Pack meetings.  Our Chipmunks enjoyed crafts, games, movies, and silliness under your supervision and guidance.  Thanks for all your hard work!


Cubmaster Corner:

    So here it is, SUMMER!  Time to run, swim, throw balls, make kites and baskets.  What a wonderful opportunity awaits each and every boy at camp.  Whether it is making slime at Birch Grove day camp, or hiking 6 miles through a second growth Redwood grove in Oakland, or swimming and archery at Camp Royaneh.  There is no reason a boy cannot have fun this summer.
    At our June Pack meeting we will be bridging over all Tigers, Wolves and Bears.  This is a great photo opportunity for families to celebrate a great year in Cub Scouts, next year is a whole new program.  Next Fall we will have more terrific adventures and be introduced to Ethan in Boy’s Life.  Show your Cubmaster a picture of Ethan and get a prize.
    Don’t forget, we will need every one in uniform for the Fourth of July parade in the Glenmoor neighborhood.  Last year it was a hoot, leading the parade, cheering and showing great Scout spirit.  This year we are asking the dens to bring along their best cheers to liven up the parade. The pool is free that day for all participants, so bring your trunks and sun screen.
    This past year has been really enlightening for me.  The more time I put into Pack 176, the more I relive my youth.  Camping and crafts are great, but friends are the icing on the cake.  How do you count your friends?
    Our first Fall Pack meeting will be on September 29, BUT we are having a Pack Family Picnic on August 29, so save the date!  Details will be coming out soon.  We hope to get the 2016 season off to a fast start with the new exciting program, more great outings, skits, cheers, and songs.  Enjoy your summer everyone!

Andy LeRoy
Cubmaster Pack 176

Upcoming Events:

Join Pack 176 and join the adventure!

Webelos Woods

May 30-31 @ Rancho Los Mochos 

Boy Scout Troops 132 and 103 are hosting this annual event.  The campout is open to bridging Bears and current Webelos and will qualify for thier Arrow of Light boy scout outdoor activity requirement.  It's a day of events, dinner, a campfire program, overnight camping, breakfast and a patch for participating.  Always a terrific experience for the boys!  

Questions? Contact Laurie at laurie@fiatal.net


June (& final) Trail Trekker

Saturday, June 6 @ 2pm

Redwood Trail, Berkeley 

This is a beautiful loop hike up the Stream Trail along Redwood Creek through a magnificant secon-growth redwood forest which is over a century old.  The hike is completed by looping back on the East Ridge Trail which allows for great views and photos. Hike statistics: Distance = 6 miles. Grade = mostly easy, with a short steep climb at one point. 

Participation = Bears and Webelos. 

Questions? Contact Philip at Philip.leung@jdsu.com


June Pack Meeting 

Tuesday, June 9, 7pm @ CPC 

Bridging Ceremony: All Ranks

Our monthly pack meetings bring together boys from every den, their leaders, and their families, to participate in a large-scale event that serves a showcase for highlights of what the boys have learned and done in their individual den meetings over the previous month.  The pack meeting gives the boys a larger experience beyond their own den, and helps them to connect their individual activities to the entire Cub Scouting program. Pack meetings, along with the monthly Den meetings, are mandatory meetings for all registered scouts.  Questions?  Contact our Cubmaster at cubmaster@pack176.com 


4th of July Parade 

July 4 @ 10:30am, Glenmoor in Fremont

This parade is in the Glenmoor area in Fremont and our Pack leads the parade through the neighborhoods!  Then the boys will lead the Flag Ceremony and Pledge of Allegiance.  Afterwards all the participants are invited to stay to swim and enjoy the festivities, so come on out, celebrate the birthday of the USA, help represent out Pack and BSA, and don't miss the fun!  This is a Class A uniform event, but small American flags and decorated scout hats are welcome!  For more information contact Samuel at sheecho@att.net 


Webelos Adventure Camp

July 27-Aug 1, Camp Royaneh in Cazadero, CA

There is no better way to enjoy scouting then camp!!! This is a seminal experience for every Webelos scout and we can't urge you enough to sign your scout up if you haven't already.  Firstly, it is the best way to get your scout on track to earn his Arrow of Light, but ultimately it is an amazing experience for every Webelos scout that he will remember for a lifetime!  The boys learn so much, make new friends, try new skills, and come home confidant and full of the adventures of camp.  You definitely don't want your scout to miss out!   If you haven't enrolled your Webelos yet, then please register your scout asap at:  http://sfbac.doubleknot.com/event/webelos-adventure-camp-session-1/1588311

Just so you know, BSA camps are an incredibly safe and well staffed camp experience.  All the staff are well vetted, thoroughly trained, and chosen for their leadership skills.  BSA has very high standards for their camps AND the the safety of the boys is their utmost priority.
Cub Scouting's
12 Core Values


1. Citizenship
2. Compassion
3. Cooperation
4. Courage
5. Faith
6. Health and Fitness
7. Honesty
8. Perseverance
9. Positive Attitude
10. Resourcefulness
11. Respect
12. Responsibility
   
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JUNE DEN DUTIES:
Bridging Ceremony: 
All Ranks

Set-up: Den 9
Gathering Activity: Eagle Patrol
Opening Flag Ceremony: Den 5
Skit: Den 4
Pack Activity: Cubmaster
Den Report: Den 6
Pack Staff (giving): Den 6
Pack Staff (receiving): n/a
Closing Ceremony: Unicorn Patrol
Snacks: Pack Committee
Clean-up: Eagle Patrol

CLASS B UNIFORMS

Our class “B” or "activities" uniform is an alternate uniform shirt, a t-shirt with the pack’s logo, worn to certain outdoor scouting events and activities. It is used mostly for outdoor activities and events during the spring and summer months. The class “B” uniform should only be worn to scouting events and activities when instructed by your Den Leader or Cubmaster. For all Pack and Den Meetings and most activities and events the normal full Class “A” Uniform must be worn. 
Questions? 
Contact RayAnn at rayann55@yahoo..com

Class "B" uniform shirts are available for purchase at our monthly Pack meetings for $12.


Trail Trekker Series:
The Trail Trekkers Program is a BSA progressive hike award program that offers a series of monthly hikes which located throughout the Bay Area that can be completed by Cub Scout age boys (from 6-11 years) and their families. These are opportunities for outdoor adventures that are high in "boy appeal", that allow a boy and his family to learn about the world around them. Hikes include trails in Fremont, Sunol, Livermore, Marin, Oakland and Berkeley.  Some are more physically demanding, and more appropriate for Webelos-age boys. Others can be completed by any age group.  Check our website for updated info on which hike is being done each month.  For more information contact Philip at philip.leung@jdsu.com

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