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First Pack Meeting - 9/21

posted Sep 20, 2017, 5:50 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Our first Pack meeting is on Thursday 9/21 at McKelvie Cafeteria at 6.30 pm. We have special guests in tomorrow's meeting. So make sure you come and check them out. 

New Scout Orientation

posted Sep 14, 2017, 11:42 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 11:43 AM ]

We have New Scout Orientation on Thursday 9/14 at 6.30pm at McKelvie School in the Gymnasium. This is primarily for the parents of the new Cub Scout to learn about Pack 5 and also to register their Cub Scouts.

Family Picnic & BBQ - 9/8

posted Aug 11, 2017, 11:03 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster   [ updated Aug 21, 2017, 1:33 PM ]

Family Picnic & BBQ on 9/8 at Timber town park in Bedford (Next to Town Pool) starting 6.30 pm. Come join us!! 

New Registration get a bonus Pack 5 Shirt (Till Supplies Last). 

Bedford Pack 5 Ice Cream Social - You are Invited!

posted May 25, 2017, 11:20 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster   [ updated May 25, 2017, 11:26 AM ]

Bedford Pack 5 Invites all Pack families and Bedford Town Families with boys of ages Kindergarten to fifth grade in September 2017 for an Ice Cream Social on Thursday 6/1/2017 between 6.30 and 7.30pm at Peterwoodbury School Cafeteria. Come checkout our Pack and participate in craft activities. This event is free for all!

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May Pack meeting... It's BIG!!!

posted May 9, 2017, 9:22 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

It is hard to believe, but we have our last Pack meeting coming up in May (Yes, it is May even if the weather outside may feel otherwise). 

Our next Pack meeting is on Thursday 5/18 at 6.30 PM at McKelvie School Cafeteria

First, May Meeting is our Bake and Toys auction. Parents in the past have been gracious to bring creative cakes with designs inspired from Cub Scout events like Pinewood Derby, camping, etc. For this auction, you can bring in cakes, cookies or any baked goods, that you bake or get from a store. We understand that Life is busy and baking may not be possible. We have included Toys in the auction too, but only new and unused. The money generated from these auctions helps Pack makeup for all additional expenses like paying for facilities use for Pinewood Derby or Blue and Gold. We encourage every family brings in at least one item. And kids have fun bidding. 

Second, We will also have a 50:50 fund raiser where you can buy tickets for a set amount, say $1 for 3 tickets and $6 for 20 tickets. We will pick 1 ticket and whoever wins gets 50% of the money collected from the ticket sales and the Pack keeps the other 50%. 

Third, if you have signed up for Red Sox (5/28), USS Salem (6/3) or Plimoth Plantation (7/22), your payments are due at the Pack meeting.

Last but not the least, May pack meeting is also our Crossover ceremony where kids get into the next rank and I sincerely I hope the water turns color for all the ranks. (If you did not get that, you will find it out at the Pack meeting). In the crossover, kids will get their new Neckerchief along with all the other awards that they have earned for the month.

We have a lot of events which will require you to carry your checkbooks. Please remember them. 

Summer Events

posted May 3, 2017, 10:40 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Hello Parents,
As summer approaches, we have some exciting events planned for summer, usually one per month. Kids who participate in at least 2 of the 4 events qualify for Summertime achievement pins and it also gets the Pack recognition in the District. This Summer's activities are:

 May - 5/28 Red Sox Day ($35): Last day of registration - 5/7. Last day to pay - Pack Meeting 5/18
 June - 6/3 Overnight at USS Salem ($50): Last day of registration - 5/7. Last day to pay - Pack Meeting 5/18
 July - 7/22 Overnight at Plimoth Plantation ($67): Last day of registration - 5/18. Last day to pay - Pack Meeting 5/18
 August - 8/25 Overnight / Day at Fisher Cats game ($14 for overnight and $10 for day): Last day of registration - 7/30. Last day to pay - 8/5

I look forward to see you all there.

These events are open to cub scouts, and cub scout families and friends. We encourage bring in friends to participate.

Plimoth Plantation

posted Apr 17, 2017, 6:50 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

For Plimoth Plantation, as mentioned below, we require a minimum of 20 people participating (adults and kids combined). We need to submit 50% of the total payment as a deposit before 4/24. In order to get a count for the same, I have opened up a Sign-up genius. The Program is on 7/22 and it starts from 2pm Saturday and goes till 9.15am Sunday. 

Here is a link to the sign-up genius:

I am hoping all interested in participating with sign-up. Also,a s we need to deposit 50% of the total dues by 4/24, we will collect a minimum of 50% from the families participating at the April Pack meeting, which is on 4/20 at 6.30pm at McKelvie. 

The total due amount for this event is $67 for adults and kids all inclusive. 

Look forward to your cooperation. 

Save the Dates

posted Apr 9, 2017, 5:18 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

We have some exciting events coming up in the next few months:
5/28: Red Sox Day (TBD) this will be a Scout day where after the game kids can run the bases and take pictures at the Green Monster. More details around the ticket prices are soon to come.

6/3: Overnight at USS Salem. This naval ship is at Quincy MA Naval bay. It is different from the Battleship Cove from the past which was at Fall River, MA. Scouts and adults get to explore the Ship and bunk in the ship over night. The program goes from noon on Saturday to 9am on Sunday. The fees are $50 and they include the food and a patch for the cub scouts. 

July (7/22 tentative) Overnight at Plymouth plantation. Explore, Create and Learn about Wampanoag culture with a Native Museum Educator! Our group will learn about Wampanoag culture from a Native perspective and share a Wampanoag feast, visit a wetu and experience 17th century Native Life with hands-on artifacts and game activity. The fees for Plymouth plantation are $67 and we need a minimum of 20 people to participate. 

Pinewood Derby

posted Feb 21, 2017, 5:28 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Pinewood Derby is on Saturday 3/25 at 8.30am at McKelvie Cafe with the first race for Tigers followed by Cub Scouts and Adult/Sibling races. 

Check-in on 3/24 between 6-8pm at McKelvie in Classroom #2 or on Saturday 3/25 at McKelvie Cafe between 7.30 and 8.30am. Cars not checked-in  before 8.30am 3/25 will not qualify for special medals. 

March Pack Meeting - Blue and Gold

posted Feb 21, 2017, 5:26 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Our Pack meeting for March will be the Blue and Gold Ceremony and so instead of meeting on Thursday 3/16, the ceremony will be on Saturday 3/18 at 5.30pm.

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