We are so pleased to report that our Pack was awarded the 2014 Gold Standard for the BSA Journey to Excellence!
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 past 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:

Welcome to Spring, and good bye to all our Webelos that bridged out.  I look forward to seeing them in the future growing into men, the Scouting way!  Special thanks to troops 176, 199, 269 and 449 for accepting our Scouts.  Good luck to all on their trail to Eagle Scout.

In April, we will be awarding the Webelos rank and bridging those boys into Arrow of Light patrols.  They have a challenging year ahead of them as they complete adventures and go on campouts with Boy Scout troops.

Please take this opportunity to investigate the day camps and overnight adventure camps available at SFBAC.ORG.  Day Camp is available in Newark, at Birch Grove.  Last summer I attended Webelos Adventure camp at Camp Royaneh, where the boys get to camp for 5 nights in the Redwoods near Santa Rosa.  Archery, BB guns, swimming, wood craft, fire starting, and leather craft, just to name a few.  This camp helps the Webelos Scout with the scout skills needed to earn that coveted Arrow of Light.  There are more camping activities offered through the district.

On a more pressing note, we are searching high and low for someone to step up and replace me as your Cubmaster.  I have had tons of fun leading the Pack meetings, keeping my finger on the pulse of the Pack Committee, and making new friends at the District level.  Committing to this position includes 2 meetings a month and spending some time writing up a meeting agenda.  I found running the Pack meetings to be the most challenging for me.  I really enjoy watching the scouts grow, from Tigers to Boy Scouts.  Pack 176 deserves a motivated individual to take the lead and keep the program alive.  Please let Brian or myself know you are willing to help out.  Thank you!

Andy LeRoy
Cubmaster Pack 176

Upcoming Events:

Join Pack 176 and join the adventure!

Fourth of July Parade

Monday, July 4th, @ Alta Park in Fremont

Our Pack 176 will lead the Fourth of July Parade by Glenmoor Gardens Homeowners Association.  This parade is the smaller parade at the Glenmoor area, and not the big parade that rotates locations in Fremont.
The parade starts at 12:00 AM, but please be there by 11:40. The road will be blocked off along the parade route. We need Webelos and or adults to carry the flags. I will be there bright and early by 11:30, getting the scouts' names and den number for your badges. The parade route is couple of times around part of the Glenmoor area.
This is a Class A uniform event.
It will be fun to yell our Den yell or something else to the onlookers, so practice the den yell or modify it for the parade.
We will be doing the flag ceremony inside the pool area right after the parade.
Before the parade, we will practice the flag ceremony and practice saying the pledge of allegiance and figure out who will do what in the flag ceremony. Please DO NOT leave right after the parade!
Bring your bathing suits and sun screen. The pool is open to all that day!
Food will also be available for sale by the GGHA.
Location: 38350 Alta Drive Fremont, CA 94536 http://www.glenmoorgardens.org

What is the Fourth of July all about about?
The Fourth of July is our country's birthday. On July 4, 1776, our country's founders declared independence from Great Britain. We must treasure our freedom cause many people in our country fought for it. Our country is like a family. Everyone has to do some work for it to work. As members of the U.S. "family", as citizens, we all have certain duties, like going to school, voting, and obeying the law. We can also participate by joining in a 4th of July parade!

For more information, contact:
Samuel Lee (Den 6)

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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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Rank Ceremony: Tigers, Wolves & Bears

Set-up: Den 11
Gathering Activity: Den 11
Opening Flag Ceremony: Phoenix Patrol
Skit: Den 7
Pack Activity: Den 5
Den Report: Phoenix Patrol
Pack Staff (giving): Phoenix Patrol
Pack Staff (receiving): Den 6
Closing Ceremony: Den 7
Snacks: Den 7
Clean-up: Den 6


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. 
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 Roger at ruaboror@gmail.com