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Rocket Day is BACK!

posted Mar 5, 2017, 6:43 AM by Pack 4 Webmaster
Pack 4's Annual Rocket Day is Back! After a 2 year hiatus we are pleased to be able to bring back a favorite Cub Scout activity - Rocket Day!

Saturday, April 1st at Claxton Field (across from Needham RTS)
12:30 - 3:30 pm
Rain/Snow Date - April 8th

Suggested Times by Den (to decrease wait times for rocket launches):
12:30 - 1:45 pm -- Tigers & Wolves
2:00 - 3:30 pm -- Bears, Webelos, Arrow of Light

PARENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! - We need a small number of parents to assist with Rocket Day. Please sign up to help if you can.

Parking is limited at Claxton Field so families are encouraged to carpool. If the Claxton parking area is full, families must park at the Town Forest/Horsford Pond and walk over; there is no parking on Central Avenue.

Rocket kits were given to all Den Leaders at the Blue & Gold celebration. Rocket engines will be distributed at Rocket Day. A limited number of sibling rocket kits are available for purchase for $10 each from David Carter (

For safety reasons, Rocket Day is not a drop-off event. Parents need to remain with their Scouts. No snacks or drinks are provided at this event.

Last but not least...we need a parent to take over organizing Rocket Day for future years because our head Rocket Engineer is graduating from Cub Scouts. Please contact David Carter if you're interested. This is a very light lift event: approximately 2 hours in Jan/Feb to organize and order supplies; Rocket Day itself and approximately 2 hours after the event packing everything up for the next year.