2015-16 Scouting Events:
Snow Cones at Ed White Fall Festival, Oct 24th: Once again, Pack 389 supported the Ed White Elementary Fall Festival and the PTA fund raising efforts by providing ~200 Snow Cones. The adult and Scout volunteer provided all equipment, supplies, and labor for this activity. By doing this we help to raise $300 for the PTA.
Fun-with-Son, October 16-18th: New Scout families from Pack 389 attended the Annual Sam Houston Council Fun-with-Son Event at Bovay Scout Ranch in Navasota. The participants had the opportunity to camp on either Friday or Saturday evening. While at the event, participants were able to utilize the Shooting Sports areas for Archery and BB Guns. In addition, they participated in various Arts and Crafts and an Evening Camp Fire.
El Jardin Bayfest, October 10th: Twelve Scouts from Pack 389 served as the Honor Guard during the Flag Raising at the El Jardin Bayfest held at El Jardin Beach. The raised the Flag to begin the Festival and saluted the Military Veterans that were attendance. Following the ceremony, the Scouts and their families had a great day enjoying the activities at Bayfest. Thanks to 2nd Grade Den Leader Jake for organizing the event.
Camping at Brazosbend State Park, September 25-27th: Approximately 50 Scouts, Siblings, and family members came out for a State Park Camping Weekend at Brazosbend SP. The Scouts and siblings enjoyed the Nature Center, as well as exploring the park on Saturday and Sunday. Some of the highlights included Geocaching on Saturday afternoon, and looking at stars from the top of the George Observatory on Saturday night. As always Patrick prepared great meals throughout the weekend and the Scouts were treated to Smores around the campfire.
Houston Gem and Mineral Society Annual Show, September 26-27th: A number of Scouts went out to the Houston Gem and Mineral Society Show at the Humble Convention Center. The Scouts and siblings enjoyed the various Kid Friendly activities that includes the Scout Section and the Dino Dig. At the Show, Scouts were able to learn about geology and work towards various earth science related requirements.
San Jacinto District Fishing Tournament, September 19th: Approximately 30 Scouts, Siblings, and family members attended the San Jacinto District Scout Fishing Tournamentat Sylvan Beach. The Scouts and siblings enjoyed fishing from the pier and continued to win prizes for largest fish, smallest fish, and most fish across various Scout divisions.
Seabrook Kid Fishing Tournament, September 19th: Approximately 25 Scouts, Siblings, and family members attended the Annual Seabrook Kid Fishing Tournament at Pine Gully Park. The Scouts and siblings enjoyed fishing from the pier and catching lots of fish. Thanks to the City of Seabrook and the guys from the Parks Department for putting on this great event!!!
September Pack Meeting, September 17th: Approximately 50 Scouts, Siblings, and family members attended the September Pack Meeting at Seabrook Community House. The Scouts and siblings enjoyed learning about fishing in preparation for the Scout and Seabrook Kid Fishing tournament and learned practiced casting with the Backyard Bass. Everyone enjoyed a nice dinner consisting of pizza from CiCis.
Back to School Cook Out and Pool Party, August 30th: Approximately 100 Scouts, Siblings, and family members attended a Back to School Cook Out and Pool Party at McNair Park in El Lago. The Scouts and siblings enjoyed an afternoon of swimming and playing games , while the adults prepared a great meal of hot dogs, hamburgers, and sausage.
Bayshore District Twilight Camp, June 8th - 12th: Pack 389 Scouts and Siblings participated in the annual Bayshore District Twilight Camp. The participants worked on fulfilling their rank requirements for the 2015-16 scouting year over the course of the five evenings. In addition, everyone had the opportunity to shoot BB guns and Arrows at the shooting ranges, and earn lots of Sports Belt Loops at the sports fields. Highlights included the 'egg drop' competition, as well as the Crew 514 Indian Dancers.