Welcome to Pack , Bedford, NH
Pack 5

Pack 5 is one of three cub scout packs in Bedford, NH with approximately 30 cub scouts in 5 dens.  All kids from kindergartner through fifth-grade (or 5 to 11½ years of age) in the Bedford, NH area are welcome to join Pack 5.  

  • Kindergartners are Lions

  • First graders are Tiger Cubs

  • Second graders are Wolf Scouts

  • Third graders are Bear Scouts

  • Fourth graders are Webelos Scouts

  • Fifth graders are Arrow of Light Scouts

The pack meets once a month during the school year to award belt loops and badges and to register for special events. Pack meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of each month from September through May from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at one of the schools in Bedford.

Dens generally meet twice per month during the school year to help cubs earn badges and belt loops. Den meetings are usually held at the den leader's home or a local school, but they may meet at  other locations for field trips.  Den meetings are generally held on evenings and weekends throughout the school year based on the den preferences.  The boys work on advancement towards ranks as they learn about the environment, citizenship, US history, building good character, first aid, sports, camping and many other topics.  
There is generally one special event each month throughout the school year, such as...
  • Pinewood Derby

  • Chuckwagon Derby

  • Snow Tubing

  • Sleepovers at Museums

  • Camping trips to Camp Carpenter

  • Hikes along sections of the Appalachian Trail in the White Mountains

  • Sleepovers at Battleship Cove, Plimoth Plantation and the Fisher Cats stadium (yes, right on the field!)

  • and Much more... 

Tiger Cubs are required to have one parent or guardian present at all pack and den events.  Parents of Wolf, Bear and Webelo cubs are welcome to attend pack and den meetings, but aren't required to do so. Parent/guardian participation is also required for some special events. Some special events are also open to siblings.

The best way to join pack 5 is at the ice cream social which is held in June each year, at the Family Picnic / BBQ or the new scout orientation in September (see the events page for details). It is also possible to join mid-year - just contact us at bedfordpack5@gmail.com. Membership costs are minimal per year, and includes the neckerchief and handbook. Cubs will need to buy the rest of the uniform (principally a shirt, belt and neckerchief slide). There is generally an additional cost for special events. 
We try to keep the membership fees affordable, so we rely on fundraisers (primarily popcorn sales) to cover a large part of our operating budget and to support the regional, state and national scouting organizations.

Pack 5 is entirely run by hardworking volunteer parents. All volunteers and leaders are trained and background checked.                     


Recent Announcements

  • New Scout Parent Orientation Moved to 9/19 Due to last minute conflicts with School schedule, we are moving our New Scout Parent Orientation to next Thursday 9/19 at 6.30 pm. We apologize for the inconvenience
    Posted Sep 11, 2019, 12:39 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster
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