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2017 Toys For Tots

Posted in: Pack News by rlgray on November 7, 2017

As one of our holiday service projects, the Pack is once again participating in Toys For Tots by donating presents at our November 28th Pack Meeting.

The mission of Toys For Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them into becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.  A representative with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will be attending to discuss the program and to collect our donations of new, unwrapped toys for the less fortunate children in our community.

How We Will Help:

1. Gifts for children up to age 13.

2. Cannot accept food items or realistic-looking weapons.

3. Toys for Tots does not publish a list of appropriate toys to donate. Consider what might be an appropriate gift for yourself and your own child/relative, then purchase that item for Toys for Tots.

4. Deliver it unwrapped to the November Pack meeting for transfer to the Toys for Tots collection site.

When we began this service project in 2014, we had the collection in December, but our Committee felt that moving this to November would help the Toys For Tots program organize and deliver the donations more effectively.

2017 Fall Shooting Sports

Posted in: Pack News by rlgray on October 24, 2017

Flyer for details:  Click Here

Register and Pay:  Click Here

Occoneechee Council Cub Scout Shooting Sports Day
WHO: Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos Scouts
WHAT: Archery, BB gun, and Slingshot Shooting
WHERE: Camp Durant  (map:  http://pack200.wikispaces.com/file/view/Map+to+Camp+Durant+and+Camp+Reeves.pdf)
WHEN: November 11, 2017
TIME: Pick one of 2 time slots
9‐12 AM
1‐4 PM
COST: $15 per scout, includes patch and pin for each sport!
WHY: BECAUSE SHOOTING SPORTS ARE FUN!!!

Come out to Camp Durant and have a great day learning about the new shooting sports programs.
Register online at OCScouts.org
Limited Availability‐only 120 spots
If you need more info, contact Alicia Embrey (aliciascouts@gmail.com)

2017 Raingutter Regatta

Posted in: Pack News by rlgray on October 11, 2017

When: Saturday, October 28th, from 9:00am-noon
Where: North Cary Park
RSVP: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0945a9aa23a1ff2-20173

Ahoy there!
Registration starts at 9:30 and races begin at 10:00.

Scouts are not required to purchase a kit for their boats.
They are free (and encouraged) to design boats out of what ever materials they choose as long as the boat is within the size guidelines specified in the rules.

Scouts will race in four groups (Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Webelos) and will be judged in the categories of Speed, Craftsmanship, and Creativity.

Flyer with rules:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRTBm4Gw10d60iZfd0-HIg_Fh-zGjt7gRrHvwCRqjYquwbXY-hxfI7cWeSkzMyzJbJyD3C6Tf4z_Bh1/pub

Many hands make light work; please signup to assist with judging, setup and breakdown:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0945a9aa23a1ff2-20174

2017 Fall Pack Family Camping

Posted in: Pack News by rlgray on September 26, 2017

When: Oct. 20-22
Where: The Cooper Camp Site at Satterwhite Point at Kerr Lake (map)

Located about 1 hour north of Cary, great for hiking, fishing and more!

The dens will be organizing Saturday activities related to Adventures for each rank.

The Pack will provide the SMORES!

Pack family camping FAQ:
http://pack200.org/camping/

Agenda:

Friday, October 20
3:00-10:00 You may arrive any time after 3PM and set up camp
Dinner is own your own
No formal camp fire
10:00 Lights Out

Saturday, October 21
7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast with your den or own your own then clean-up
9:00 Opening Ceremony
Flag raising (We need a den to volunteer for this)
Announcements
Instructions
9:15 to lunch: work on adventures or electives
12:00 to 2:00 Lunch on your own or with your den
2:00 to 4:00 work on adventures or electives
5:00 Take down the flag (I need a den to volunteer for this)
5:30 to 7:00 Dinner on your own or with your dens then clean-up
7:30 to 8:00 Campfire
Each Den will have to perform a skit
Pack provides Smores
10:00 Lights Out

Sunday, October 22
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Short religious ceremony
9:30 Police the campground
10:00 leave the camp

If you are the last two families/cars, please exit together to be sure everyone is on the road safely.

2017 God and Family

Posted in: Pack News by rlgray on September 13, 2017

Webelos families,

If your son’s would like to participate in the God and Family religious emblem program with Pack 200 please sign up using the Sign-Up Genius link below.  A big thanks to Heather Wong for volunteering her time to lead up this program for our Scouts.

RSVP: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0945a9aa23a1ff2-20171

Scouts are also welcome to pursue this award (or equivalents) outside of FUMC with their family’s religious institution.  Pack 200 offers this optional class as a service, it is not required.

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Program description:  Discover how building and strengthening families can be compared to making   pizza. Study the Bible to learn about God’s recipe for living together as children of our heavenly Father.

Outlinehttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bwo1EhhREDAeRHdYVDMyMlZWTnc/view?usp=drive_web

Dates: Sundays – October 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th, November 5th and 12th

Rooms: 210 (church map)

Times: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Bible: Deep Blue Kids Bible (AMZN) or Sparks Bible (AMZN)

Details: If you are interested in participating in the God and Family religious emblems program through Pack 200, please signup.  We need to know how many scouts will be participating, so that we can have adequate supplies and workbooks (which the pack pays for). Dress in Class B uniform.

RSVP no later than September 22!