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Spring Family Camping 2018

posted Jan 27, 2018, 9:13 AM by Cub Scout   [ updated Jan 27, 2018, 9:14 AM ]


Spring Family Camp 5/5-5/6
Durland Scout Reservation
1 Clear Lake Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579

It's that time of year again: Spring— and with it comes spring family camping. The cost is FREE, which includes dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Please bring bag lunch for Saturday afternoon and arrive at 8 am (flexible). We will have a cabin that sleeps 30. Hopefully the larger cabin accommodates everyone, but the beds we will be first come, first serve. There will also be tent sites. There's a google form below, if you're going to attend, please fill it out. 

NO PAPER PRODUCTS WILL BE PROVIDED-PLEASE BRING A MESS KIT
MESS KIT SHOULD INCLUDE UTENSILS, PLATE/BOWL AND CUP/MUG.
Environmental conservation is a major tenet of scouting, and shifting to sustainable products is more consistent with the scouting way.

 Thanks, and Happy Camping, Ivan Figueredo

Spring Family Camp





Spring Family Camp

Fall Family Camping

posted Sep 27, 2017, 11:57 AM by Cub Scout

 

Fall Family Camp 10/21-10/22
Alpine Scout Camp
Route 9W, Alpine, NJ

Fall family camping is here again. We have reserved the Julie-Y Cabin at Alpine Scout Camp. The cost is $15 per person, which includes dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Please bring bag lunch for Saturday afternoon and arrive at 8 am (flexible). We will have a cabin that sleeps 20. The beds we will be first come, first serve. There will be ample room for tents. Click the link to pay via PayPal, or cash in person, if that's more convenient.

NO PAPER PRODUCTS WILL BE PROVIDED-PLEASE BRING A MESS KIT
MESS KIT SHOULD INCLUDE UTENSILS, PLATE/BOWL AND CUP/MUG.
Environmental conservation is a major tenet of scouting, and shifting to sustainable products is more consistent with the scouting way.

 Thanks, and Happy Camping, Ivan Figueredo





Cub World July 5th to 8th, 2017

posted May 21, 2017, 7:24 PM by Cub Scout


July 5th to 8th, 2017 Pack 24 will be attending Cub World. Cub World is a sleep away scouting experience. When I was a youth there was no such experience afforded to cub scouts; we had to wait until we were boy scouts. Days at Cub World are filled with great program. Alpine has a pool. climbing wall, fort, mine, nature lodge, pirate ship and more! All meals are provided in the dining hall. This summer will be my sixth straight year at Cub World, and I look forward to it every year. I really hope you'll attend and share in the fun. The cost is $235 for youths, siblings can attend, and are the same price. Adults are only $60. You can pay in person or via the paypal link below. Thanks.



Spring Family Camp 5/20-5/21

posted May 13, 2017, 6:49 PM by Cub Scout   [ updated May 13, 2017, 7:04 PM ]



Spring Family Camp 5/20-5/21
Durland Scout Reservation
1 Clear Lake Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579

It's that time of year again: Spring— and with it comes spring family camping. The cost is $15 per person, which includes dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Please bring bag lunch for Saturday afternoon and arrive at 8 am (flexible). We will have a cabin that sleeps 40; our last cabin slept 30 and we were overbooked. Hopefully the larger cabin accommodates everyone, but the beds we will be first come, first serve. There will also be tent sites. There's a google form below, if you're going to attend, please fill it out. Click the link to pay via PayPal, or cash, if that's more convenient.

NO PAPER PRODUCTS WILL BE PROVIDED-PLEASE BRING A MESS KIT
MESS KIT SHOULD INCLUDE UTENSILS, PLATE/BOWL AND CUP/MUG.
Environmental conservation is a major tenet of scouting, and shifting to sustainable products is more consistent with the scouting way.

 Thanks, and Happy Camping, Ivan Figueredo


Spring Family Camp






Blue and Gold Dinner

posted Mar 29, 2017, 6:43 AM by Cub Scout   [ updated Mar 29, 2017, 6:46 AM ]

April 6th, 2017 at 6:30 pm, Pack 24 will be having it's Blue and Gold Banquet in the gymnasium at Saint Margaret's. For the new parents, it's a kind of a big deal. The scouts will receive their ranks they have been working towards all year. It's a dinner, there will be pizza, cake, and salad. Invite whomever you like. The older boys will receive their arrow of light, the greatest achievement in cub scouting, they will also crossover to boy scouts. Please fill out the attendance form below, so we have an idea how many people will be in attendance. Thanks, and see you there.


2017 Blue & Gold

















Battleship Cove Overnight

posted Jan 9, 2017, 12:46 PM by Cub Scout   [ updated Jan 13, 2017, 2:42 PM ]


 On Saturday April 29th, 2017 Pack 24 will be traveling by coach bus to Battleship Cove in Falls River, Massachusetts. We will arrive at noon and check in for full day of activities, and then spend the night in the same quarters as the sailors during World War 2. We will stay until noon the next day and then be transported back to Riverdale. The cost is $65 per person, that includes dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. The deposit is $25 per person, we need 50 people to leave a deposit to make this trip a reality. All of our fundraising money is going to the cost of the charter bus. There are 2 options on the paypal link; deposit or full payment. I would like to see this trip become a reality.





Reeves Lodge Extravaganza

posted Jan 9, 2017, 12:19 PM by Cub Scout   [ updated Jan 13, 2017, 2:41 PM ]



 Pack 24 will be spending a weekend at historic Reeves Lodge on the weekend of March 24th. Every year as a scout we would have a Wint-O-Ree at Reeves Lodge. This is not the same lodge; it has been completely remodeled into a beautiful space. The lodge sleeps 44; there are 11 rooms, and in each there are 2 bunk beds. We will have science activities, art and crafts, and outdoor activities. All of our meals will be in the dining hall at Alpine. The cost is $50 per person; $25 for the lodge and $25 for the meals. The $25 includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Space will be limited. There is a paypal link below if you want to secure your spot.




Pinewood Derby Car Workshop

posted Jan 9, 2017, 11:59 AM by Cub Scout   [ updated Jan 9, 2017, 12:22 PM ]


Pinewood Derby Car Workshop


January 16th, 2017
Riverdale Presbyterian Church

 The pack will be hosting a workshop for pinewood derby cars. We will be cutting cars; you choose the design and we'll take care of the rest, and before you leave, we will prime it. You just have to paint and weight. Hours are from 8-10 am for scouts from Pack 24, and it is free of charge. We will then open up to outside packs at 10 am and the cost is $8. There will be concessions.

Harry Potter Movie Night

posted Jan 9, 2017, 11:45 AM by Cub Scout   [ updated Jan 9, 2017, 11:49 AM ]



Harry Potter Movie Night

   January 14th, 2017 6:30pm
   Riverdale Presbyterian Church

 This Saturday the pack will be hosting a movie night. This event is a fundraiser for our April trip to Battleship Cove in Massachusetts. The cost is $5 per child, adults are free. The specific Harry Potter movie we will screen, will be chosen by the scouts at the next meeting. The scouts are encouraged to wear their Harry Potter robes, and there will be Harry Potter related games.

Salvation Army Bell Ringing

posted Dec 9, 2016, 4:49 PM by Cub Scout   [ updated Dec 9, 2016, 5:54 PM ]


On December 17th from 8am to Noon, Pack 24 will be ringing bells for a great cause, the Salvation Army. The bell ringing will take place at the Starbucks on Johnson Avenue and 235th street. Please sign up on the form below. We will break the sign up into 30 minute sessions, you can sign up for multiple. All participants are visible in the spreadsheet below the form.




Salvation Army Bell Ringing ‎(Responses)‎




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