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Pack 12 Raingutter Regatta

posted Jun 27, 2017, 10:04 AM by Pack 12 Cubmaster   [ updated Jun 27, 2017, 10:57 AM ]
Anchors Aweigh! DON'T DELAY!!!!!

Pack 12's July Summertime Activity will be a true-blue Raingutter Regatta...well, minus the aluminum rain gutter (we too fancy for that).

Each Scout will be responsible to purchase his own Raingutter Regatta kit from the Scout Shop (or elsewhere) as seen here: It can be the the single hull, trimaran as seen in the link or any other hull design offered in the kits. The Baton Rouge Scout shop has about 50 kits in stock as of 6/27. You may purchase other kits online or from area hobby stores as long as they meet the rules found in the link below.

Rules can be found in the PDF attachment below. HOWEVER, I must stress that this is not meant to be as intense as the Pinewood Derby. We will check for general compliance with the rules, but because there is no District Race on the line, we need not be as stringent. We merely want our Scouts to "Do Your Best" and have fun. This is the first time any of us have run a real regatta, so I'm sure we'll learn some things to improve upon for next year. Please be courteous and kind. :)

We have the pavillion reserved, so there should be enough shaded area for the races and family members to get out of the sun. Of course, the splash pad should be available as sideline entertainment between races, and we intend to serve some cool watermelon. Please RSVP so we know how much to buy.

COST: Pack 12 will pick up the cost of the pavilion rental and watermelon. Scouts need only pay for their regatta kits.
WEAR: Class B T-shirts with swim trunks (bring sunscreen and towels for splash pad) 

Any updates will be posted to the Scoutbook Event Description or Comment Section. Please check back and ask questions there.

God bless you, your Scouts, and your families.


PS - Our thanks to Mr. Pat Dulaney and Committee Chair Laine Garner for their leadership on this event (and belated thanks to Greg and Michele Trahan for the Pack 12 Movie Night event)

Pack 12 Cubmaster,
Jun 27, 2017, 10:04 AM