First Pack Meeting August 25th, 2014

Get ready for a new year of Scouting!

The first fall meeting for Pack 10 will be Monday, August 25th at
6:30PM in the St. Pius Gym. Cub Scouting is open to all boys in grades
1-5. It doesn’t matter what school you attend, just come and join the
fun!

We have all sorts of active fun planned for the coming year — biking,
camping, fishing, rock climbing, an airplane contest, pinewood derby
and more.

At the August meeting, boys will split up into dens to get to know
their leaders, get started on advancement, and play some fun games.
Adults are invited to stay to meet the pack leadership, learn about
the schedule of activities for the year, and complete registration
paperwork. Yearly dues of $50 can be paid by check at this meeting.

If you have a friend interested in scouting, please invite them to
come along and join the fun. If you can’t come but would like more
information, please contact the pack committee chair, Douglas Thain,
(dthain@nd.edu).

For more information:
http://www.pack10.net

Pack Service Project

On July 12th, the Pack completed a service project for St. Pius X parishioners.  Scouts and their families came out to plant a donated red sunset maple tree for two St. Pius X parishioners. After the tree was planted, everyone headed to Krispy Kreme for some fun!

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Scout Day at Four Winds Field

On Friday, June 27th 2014 many scouts and their families came out for a great night of some baseball, fireworks, and camping out on the outfield with other scouts in the community at Four Winds Field.  Even though the Silver Hawks couldn’t pull off a win, members of Pack 10 still had a great time!

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Survive Alive House 30th Celebration is a Hit!

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The 30th Anniversary of the Survive Alive House took place on Saturday, May 17th.  Pack 10 was there to tour the Hannah Lindahl Museum, and also had the opportunity to go inside the Survive Alive House.  Firefighters were there to instruct children on how to safely exit a burning house.  There was also an obstacle course, drawings, refreshments, and an opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat of a real fire truck!

2014-2015 Leadership Nominations

We have a busy slate of activities scheduled for the spring and summer which you can see on the pack website.  Looking ahead, it is time to think about selecting the pack leadership for the coming year.  Over the summer, the new pack leadership will plan out activities for 2014-2015.

We invite nominations for the following open positions in 2014-2015:

  • Cubmaster
  • Den Leader – Wolf and Tiger Dens
  • Assistant Den Leader – Bear and Wolf Dens
  • Activities Committee Member

To nominate someone, email the pack committee chair, Douglas Thain, at douglas.thain@gmail.com.  The pack committee will discuss all nominations and then invite individuals to accept positions.

All volunteers are expected to complete the appropriate BSA and St. Pius training as soon as possible and to participate in one evening planning meeting per month from May 2014 to May 2015.

The responsibilities of each position are as follows:

Cubmaster. Lead one pack meeting per month, to include a fun activity and recognition of advancement. Meet with den leaders monthly to plan pack meetings, and suggest ideas for den meetings. Jump in as needed to make events and activities run smoothly.

Den Leaders. Lead at least one den meeting per month that helps scouts advance in rank. Encourage scouts to complete advancement requirements at home. Meet with cubmaster monthly to plan upcoming den and pack meetings. Participate actively in pack meetings.

Assistant Den Leaders. Participate in all den meetings to ensure “two-deep” leadership. Lead den meeting when den leader is not available

Activities Committee Members. Plan and lead monthly pack activities throughout the year, such as camping, pinewood derby, blue and gold banquet, etc. Communicate event details well in advance to the public relations chair. Participate in overall committee planning and discussion.

 

WSBT Scout Day

photo (34)WSBT Scout Day on March 15th was a day full of exciting discoveries for local Scouts.  Our Scouts were able to tour the inside of the local WSBT  station, meet TV and radio anchors, and learn how the station produces and broadcasts shows .  The highlight was the opportunity for the Scouts to be filmed on the “green screen”.  Scouts were awarded a patch and received several other souvenirs including an autographed photo of the lead anchors of the TV station!  Special thanks to Brian Archambeault for taking the Pack 10 Scouts on this fantastic journey!

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