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(May 12th) Pack Updates

Posted on May 12 2022 - 8:53pm
Please read below for important information on our Pack Graduation and the upcoming Twilight Camp available for our scouts. 
 
Pack Graduation/Overnight (6/4 - 6/5)
Thank you to those who have RSVP'd already. Those who haven't, PLEASE do so ASAP herefor the daytime event and here if you also plan to stay overnight, so that we can plan accordingly. 
 
We will be having our last leader/parent meetingof this scouting year, this Sunday, 5/15 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm. We will be planning food and activities for the graduation/overnight and could use extra parent support with the planning and execution. Please join us either in person (11059 Mammoth River Ct. Rancho Cordova) or virtually (https://meet.google.com/aix-whzi-uza). 
 
Cub Scout Twilight Camp (6/27 - 7/1)
This year, for those interested, we have decided to join our neighboring districts Twilight Camp because it is being held right here in Rancho Cordova, (versus up in Placerville where our district is holding theirs). I will be coordinating this for those interested in their kids attending. My oldest son has done it before a couple times and had a lot of fun. I have attached the camp guide for you to review. Here are some basic highlights of the information you need to know and that I need from you: 
  • This is a "twilight" camp which means it is in the evening. For the entire week, Monday - Friday evening, from 4:45pm to 8:30pm
  • The cost is $65 per scout (incoming Lion-Bear), $80 per Webelos (incoming Webelos) and $25 per Adult Volunteer. 
  • Incoming Webelos (current 3rd graders) will have the option to stay overnight on Friday night.
  • Any funds earned from camp card sales can be used toward the cost of this camp. 
  • Our pack needs to have one registered adult for every 4 kids who sign up. Therefore, if you plan on signing your child up, please plan on volunteering at least some of your time. 
  • These camps give the kids a chance to learn BB guns, archery, orienteering, among other fun skills and activities. 
They have extended the registration until June 1st, however I need to know prior so that I can get all the info and payment and submit it to them in time. Therefore, if you are interested, please RSVP hereby 5/22/22 and reach out to me if you have any questions. Once I know who is going for sure, I will email the group with information on how to pay, the required forms that need to be completed and any additional information. 
 

Camp Cards Due on 6/4/22

(May 5th) Pack Updates

Posted on May 5 2022 - 10:41pm
Please RSVP as soon as possible for the Pack Events listed below! Even if you can't attend an event, please take a minute to RSVP with "regrets" so we can track everyone. Also, please follow the following link to view (and share your own) pictures of our Blue & Gold / AOL Ceremony. https://photos.app.goo.gl/r2tWDPNFqYqtJ3oD6
 
6/4/22 (11:00am - 2:00pm) - Pack Graduation

Our Pack Graduation is where the scouts earn their rank badge they have been working towards all year. 

Blue and Gold / Arrow of Light Crossover

Posted on Apr 7 2022 - 11:39pm
We are quickly coming up on one of our biggest events of the scouting year, the Blue & Gold CelebrationThis is a family event and will take place on Friday, April 29, 2022, from 5:30pm to 8:00pm in the GRDC Multi. 

Pack Updates (April)

Posted on Apr 7 2022 - 11:39pm

Great American River Clean Up Service Opportunity (4/23/22)

(March 24, 2022) Pack Updates

Posted on Mar 24 2022 - 9:09pm
Good Evening Pack Families, 
 
We hope to see you all at our Pack Meeting tomorrow night (3/25) on the GRDC Blacktop from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Our Cubmasters have a fun night planned and you won't want to miss it! Please wear your "Class A" uniform. 
 
We will also be distributing camp cards for anyone who would like to sell them. Megan Wunschel will be handling this process and can help answer any questions you may have. If you aren't familiar with Megan, come see me and I will point you in her direction. 
 
Please see below for information on upcoming events, information and request for volunteers
 
 
Blue & Gold Celebration AND Webelos II Arrow of Light/Crossover Ceremony (4/29/22)

Camp Card Sales Begin

Posted on Mar 24 2022 - 9:08pm

A Scout is thrifty... 

CAMP CARD FUNDRAISER is currently underway.

Each scout that wants to participate will be checking out cards this Friday at our pack meeting. 

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