For those Webelos II boys that are deciding between the one of the two Boy Scout troops in town, Troop 1 or Troop 4, there are two upcoming troop meetings. To achieve Arrow of Light, 2 of the requirements are to attend a Boy Scout troop meeting, and also participate in a Boy Scout event.
: they will be holding their informational meeting on Feb 3rd. Their meeting is at Faith Community Church in Hopkinton (146 E Main St) starting at 7:00. They will be downstairs in room 105, and Scouts will be posted at the doors to help guide folks. Please contact Mike Dionne or Tim Ritterbusch (both cc'd here) with any questions
Troop 4: Thursday, 1/23, 7-8:30 pm, YMCA, Hayes Lodge, East Street, Hopkinton
Boy Scout events:
Troop 4: participating in the MLK day of service January 20th. Meet at the Middle School at 9am.
Troop 4: Winter Freeze Out at Camp Resolute in Bolton. January 25th.
We are taking orders for holiday wreaths from now until Friday, November 9. The cost is $13 for a 22” wreath (fits most doors) with a 6-loop red bow and $17 for a 32” wreath (good for large windows) with an 8-loop red bow. New this year!
We are also selling 15" Kissing Balls with a bow for $25. Wreaths and kissing balls will be delivered starting Thanksgiving week. If you are buying a wreath this year, please consider buying one from a Cub Scout in your neighborhood. If you don’t have a scout in your neighborhood or don’t know how to find them, please contact Pack 26 and we will be happy to send a scout your way!
Pack 26 Wreath Sale Coordinator - Fran DeYoung 508-625-1604 firstname.lastname@example.org
Thinking of joining Cub Scouts? Pack 26 invites you to a family fun night on Saturday, September 29 at 4:00-7:00pm at Pinz Bowling, 110 South Main Street, Milford for bowling, balladium and a pizza dinner. No charge, siblings are welcome! We have openings for boys in Grade 1, as well as limited openings for boys entering grades 2-5. Pack 26 participates in many great activities during the year including Scouting for Food, Winter Snow Fun, Pinewood Derby, Blue and Gold Banquet, CubJam at CampMacGregor, Geocaching and Museum Overnights. Visit our website www.pack26hopkinton.org to see photos of all the fun activities we do during the year or contact Recruiting Chair Tricia Shamus 508-544-9811 email@example.com or Cubmaster Dan Wood 508-625-1543 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about Pack 26.
Thinking of joining Cub Scouts? Pack 26 invites you to our first Pack Meeting of the year on Friday, September 14 at 7:00pm at Elmwood School
for a fun Spaghetti and Marshmallow teamwork building activity. We have openings for boys in Grade 1, as well as limited openings for boys entering grades 2-5. Pack 26 participates in many great activities during the year including a Fall Family Campout, Scouting for Food, Winter Snow Fun at Camp MacGregor, Pinewood Derby, Blue and Gold Banquet, CubJam at CampMacGregor, Geocaching and Museum Overnights. Visit our website www.pack26hopkinton.org
to see photos of all the fun activities we do during the year or contact Recruiting Chair Tricia Shamus 508-544-9811 email@example.com
or Cubmaster Dan Wood firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions about Pack 26. For more information about other scouting opportunities in Hopkinton, please visit www.hopkintonscouts.org
The Pack 26 Google Calendar is iCal compliant and can be synced with many types of calendar software including Apple's iCal, Google Calendar, Mozilla Calendar, Sunbird, Windows Calendar and Yahoo! Calendar. Simply open your calendar program and subscribe to our ical feed:http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/hop.pack.26%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics
And if you have your calendar software automatically sync to your Smartphone, then you should be able to access the pack calendar from your Smartphone too. If a Pack 26 event changes during the year, your own calendar will be automatically updated, just like with the HPS Source Book Calendar.
OR: Click the +Google Calendar
button on the Pack 26 home page
to add the calendar to your own personal Google Calendar.
Thursday, August 30 at 6:30pm Mendon Drive-In, 35 Milford Street, Mendon MA 01756
New and prospective scout families are welcome!
RSVP via Punchbowl at http://www.punchbowl.com/parties/4678514-pack-26-family-movie-night-2012
The cost per vehicle is $25, which will be paid by the pack if you arrive between 6:30-7:00pm. The theater is expecting us, so arrive early (at 6:30 p.m.) so we can all park together (the box office opens to the public at 7 p.m.) Just let them know you are with pack 26.
If you can stay up for the late movie (no extra charge): Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG). Show time 9:30 pm
Families are responsible for their own food. After we eat, the kids can play ball or other games before the movie starts (be sure to bring your glove and a tennis ball). For more info, please visit http://www.mendondrivein.com/
It gets chilly in the evening, so bring sweatshirts and blankets. Don't forget the bug repellent! Lawn chairs are also a good idea. It should be a good old-fashioned family fun night out at the drive in - Hope you can join us!
Saturday, June 9 at 10:30am - 1:30pm Hopkinton State Park (at the Lower Pond, near the dam wall, signs will be posted)
Boys bring your parents to meet Pack 26 families, participate in games and activities, including the timeless scout activity of geo-caching, and enjoy lunch provided by Pack 26. Come learn about the fun and benefits of Cub Scouting. This event is informational; there is no obligation to join. Siblings are welcome. You can join Scouts right away, or make your plans for fall registration. Pack 26 currently has many openings for boys going into Grade 1, as well as limited openings for boys entering grades 2-5 in the fall.
Any questions? Contact Tricia Shamus, or Dan Wood, Pack 26 Cub Master at: email@example.com 508-625-1543
Our winter overnight will be a trip to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, NH on Saturday, March 3, 2012. We will be participating with Cub Scout Packs 4 and 97 of Hopkinton. It is a great opportunity for scouts and parents to explore science and the humanities! Key details are listed below, including the website which has rules, a packing list, and an itinerary. We hope you can join us! Key Details Event:
Overnight Campout at McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, 2 Institute Drive, Concord, NH 03301, Phone: 603-271-7827 Day/Date:
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Dinner is not included. Please eat dinner before arriving. Time:
Arrival Time is between 6pm and 7pm (late arrivals are not encouraged and need to be communicated in advance in order for the doors to be unlocked to let you in) Cost:
$50 per person which is non-refundable after January 31, 2012 (payment will be collected at the Pinewood Derby - important to note that this trip is limited to a certain amount of people so those with payment in first will be first on list of participants.
Hands-on activities begin at 7pm
You cannot bring your own food
Food allergies need to communicated in advance (by February 15th) so the caterers can have appropriate alternatives for evening snack and breakfast which are provided.
Evening snack is typically granola bars, popcorn and juice
Everyone is up by 7am and out by 9:30am
The website for the Discovery Center is: www.starhop.com
. There you will find directions and see document attached below for the rules, packing list and itinerary for our "Overnight Adventure Mission Plan."
The Mandatory Weigh-In is Friday Night at Elmwood with the Pinewood Derby itself on Saturday morning at Hopkins. Please see attachment below for details and official rules.
Mandatory Car Registration and Weigh-In
Friday, January 20 at 6:30-8:30pm
at Elmwood School Cafetorium
*Please try to come during the assigned time per rank to keep the registration process as smooth as possible
Tigers 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wolves 7:00pm – 7:30pm
Bears 7:30pm – 8:00pm
Webelos 8:00pm – 8:30pm
Pinewood Derby 2012
Saturday, January 21 at 10:00am-1:00pm
at Hopkins School Cafetorium
Racing – all cubs, siblings, and guests
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Please RSVP to the Punchbowl e-invitation if you plan to attend
Cars were provided to all scouts at the holiday party in December.
Trophies will be awarded to:
First, Second, and Third place Tigers
First, Second, and Third place Cubs (all other ranks)
First, Second, and Third place siblings and guests
Cars will also be judged and prizes awarded for the following categories:
Best Paint Job
Pizza/drinks will be available
If you have any questions or would like to help, contact your Den Leader