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April Pack Meeting - 4/18

posted Apr 16, 2019, 3:52 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Our April Pack meeting is on Thursday 4/18 at 6.30pm at McKelvie School Cafe. 

March Blue and Gold - 3/22 @ 6pm at McKelvie Cafe

posted Mar 21, 2019, 12:02 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

March Pack meeting will be Blue and Gold on Friday 3/22 at 6pm at mcKelvie School Cafeteria. Agenda for the meeting:
6 to 6.30 Ceremony
6.30 to 7 Dinner
7 to 7.45 Entertainment 

February Pack meeting on 2/21 at McKelvie

posted Feb 19, 2019, 3:58 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Our February Pack meeting is on Thursday 2/21 at McKelvie School Cafeteria at 6.30pm.

January Pack meeting 1/17

posted Jan 16, 2019, 7:35 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Our next meeting is Thursday 1/17 at 6.30pm at McKelvie School Cafe. This meeting will also be Uniform Inspection. 

For those not familiar with Uniform Inspection, here is what the kids would be assessed on:
1. General Appearance - Posture, Cleanliness(Hands, Face, Nails, Hair)
2. Uniform completeness - Shirt with Patches sewn, cap / bow, belt and loops. (Scout Uniform pants are optional and may get Bonus points).
3. Attendance of the Den

If you are not present with your den, your den will lose points. So please do come. All scouts present will get a Uniform Inspection Patch and the winners get their Den's name on the Uniform Plaque. 

December Pack Meetin 12/20 - Toys for Tots

posted Dec 16, 2018, 7:48 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster   [ updated Dec 16, 2018, 7:49 AM ]

Demeter Pack meeting is at McKelvie school cafe and is also our Toys for Tots events. Meeting starts at 6.30pm. The marines will be coming at around 7pm. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. The kids can wear their Holiday accessories if they choose. 

Christmas Caroling at Carlyle Place 12/11

posted Nov 25, 2018, 7:17 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Get in the Christmas spirit and join us, spread the cheer with Christmas Caroling on December 11th at 6.30 pm at Carlyle place (40 art 101, Bedford) 

November Pack meeting / Bobcat Ceremony at Peter Woodbury

posted Nov 11, 2018, 2:42 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster   [ updated Nov 11, 2018, 2:43 PM ]

November Pack meeting and Bobcat Ceremony is on Thursday 11/15 at 6.30 pm at Peter Woodbury School Cafeteria. Please make sure all kids are dressed in Class A uniform.

Scouting for Food

posted Oct 30, 2018, 3:36 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

A Scout is Helpful!

This year, November comes with Scouting for Food. For people not familiar with Scouting for Food, it is a completely voluntary event. Each year Pack 5 participates in Scouting for Food event coordinated by Troop 414 off of Presbyterian Church (4 Church Rd). This is a two part - two weekend day event where the first weekend the Cub Scouts drop flyers in a neighborhood to request town patrons to donate non-perishable items which the cub scouts pickup the next weekend. 

This year, the first day is November 3rd and the Second Day is November 10th. On November 3rd, the cub scouts pick a route map from Presbyterian Church from the Troop 414 volunteers between 8am and noon. This is on first come first serve basis. The route comes with a bundle of flyers counted based on the area selected. Cub Scouts then post the flyers at the doors or mailboxes in the neighborhood in a safe manner. 
On November 10th, the cub scouts pickup a route again and go to pickup the non-perishables left outside. The routes are based on availability and are for one day only. 

Based on past experience, I would recommend that you pickup the route as early as possible. It is not needed to do the route immediately after picking up the map. You can do it anytime in the scheduled window. 

This is completely voluntary event and you can do one day or both days. Every Cub Scout that participates at least one of the days, gets a patch and the Pack earns service hours for one Scout one parent per participant. So, in the spirit of holidays and giving, I request every scout to volunteer at least one day. 

October Pack Meeting Venue Changed to Memorial School

posted Oct 16, 2018, 6:42 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Our October Pack meeting is on 10/18 at 6.30 pm. Please note that the venue has changed to Memorial School Cafeteria instead of RBS. Kids can wear their Halloween Costumes at this meeting. Also, please remember to bring in your Popcorn Order forms (Not money, just forms). And do bring in your check books in case you want to register for Pack Campout or buy a Class B shirt. 

First Pack Meeting

posted Sep 16, 2018, 5:03 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Our first Pack meeting is Thursday 9/27 at McKelvie School Cafeteria at 6.30pm. We also welcome new cub scouts and those still looking to join Cub Scouting. 

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