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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. 

New Scout Orientation - 9/13

posted Sep 11, 2018, 3:04 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

For all New Cub Scout families joining Bedford Pack 5, we invite you to the New Scout Orientation night on Thursday 9/13 at McKelvie School Gymnasium at 6.30 pm.  Come and sign up your kids and learn about the Cub Scout program and our Pack. We look forward to see you there. 

Family Picnic and BBQ - 9/7

posted Aug 15, 2018, 6:54 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster   [ updated Aug 15, 2018, 6:55 AM ]

Pack 5 is hosting a Family Picnic / BBQ to kick start the academic year 2018-2019. 
When: 9/7/2018 Between 6.30 and 7.30 pm, 
Where: Timber Town Park (Next to Town Pool),
Who: All Bedford, NH families with Boys and Girls in grades Kindergarten to 5th. 
Cost: FREE!

Are you signing up for the upcoming events?

posted Jul 3, 2018, 8:31 AM by Pack 5 Webmaster

We have some great summer events / activities listed. Have you signed up for them? Are you getting these emails? Take a look at the Calendar to see if there is anything exciting for your family. 

Ice Cream Social - Peter Woodbury School 6/7/2018 @ 6.30

posted May 31, 2018, 1:34 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

Kids (Boys and Girls) entering Kindergarten through Fifth Grades in Sept 2018 are invited to attend our Ice Cream Social with their families! This is a great opportunity to meet our Pack volunteers and sign up your kids for Cub Scout activities for the academic year 2018-2019. The Ice cream social is on Thursday 6/7 at Peter Woodbury School Cafeteria between 6.30 and 7.30pm. Ice Cream available by courtesy of Hershey's Ice Cream. 

May Pack Meeting 5/17 @6.30 at McKelvie

posted May 14, 2018, 7:45 PM by Pack 5 Webmaster

We have our last Pack meeting for this academic year on Thursday 5/17 at McKelvie School Cafeteria at 6.30 pm.

This being the last meeting, there are a few key things that I wanted to bring to your attention:
1. This meeting is our Bake and Toys auction. Every year parents bring in baked goods like Cakes and Cookies and / or new toys and other items that are donated to the Pack for the silent auction. You can either bake the cake / cookies or buy it. Please make sure you have ingredients identified for families with food allergies. 

During the meeting, we will give kids and parents plenty of time to bid on the silent auctions. All bids will need to be signed by the parents so that there are no surprises.

2. This meeting is also the Crossover ceremony. This is where the boys will cross over the bridge to their new ranks. 

 We will also have signups for the events listed below at the Pack meeting:
a. Fisher Cats sleepover / game on 5/18 - 5/19
b. Bedford Pre-Memorial Day parade 5/27
c. Minute Muster 6/24
d. Resident Camp in July
e. Mt. Washington Sleepover 8/4

Please remember to bring in your check books for the auctions and sign ups. 

For those who had ordered the Class B shirts, they have arrived and will be distributed at the Pack meeting. Please make sure your payments are made for the same as well. 

Looking forward to an exciting Pack meeting. 

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