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!
Cubmaster Pack 176
Join Pack 176 and join the adventure!
May Pack Meeting
Tues. May 31, 7pm @ CPC
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
A’s Scout Day
Sunday, May 22, 1pm @ Oakland A's Stadium
Join the A's for our annual Scout Day on Sunday, May 22. This year's event features a
pregame festival and an on-field parade. In addition, all uniformed Scouts and leaders
will receive a commemorative Scout Day patch. The game starts at 1pm, but its well
worth getting there early for the pre-game activities. Group tickets are now on-sale
and we'd love to go as a Pack, enjoy some sunshine, a hot dog, and a great American
past time, but if we don't get at least 25 sign-ups then the event will be a no go for
the Pack's group rate. Please RSVP by April 19 to Arnold at email@example.com
Sunday, June 5, 12pm @ Meyer Park in Fremont
Come out to Meyer Park for an afternoon of food and fun. Stay tuned for more details.
12 Core Values
6. Health and Fitness
9. Positive Attitude
May DEN DUTIES:
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org