Welcome to Pack 858!  Join Us Today!
For over 100 years, Cub Scouts have been having the time of their lives making new friends and learning new things in an environment designed to help them succeed. Cub Scouts has activities for the entire family to enjoy together. If your son is in Kindergarten through fifth grades, it's time to put down the Xbox get outdoors and have some fun.
 
Through fun activities, challenging adventures and community service projects, Cub Scouts make new friends and discover the importance of cooperation, citizenship, responsibility and physical fitness in their everyday lives.  

We want you to join our pack today.  Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information.


Announcements




Summer Events

Scouts who participate in all three pack events are eligible to receive the National Summertime Pack Award pin, which they can wear on the right pocket flap of their uniform.  There are awards for each rank so you can earn this each summer if you participate.  Please confirm your scouts attended events on the following worksheet for credit.



Pack Hikes:  Stay tuned... Pack Hikes will return in the Fall!


New Scout Year Events

Scout Night at the River City Rascals: September 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM, Location - Carshield Field

It's all about Scouting at the River City Rascals game.  Throughout the night, the Rascals will have various Scouting-themed activities including in-between inning contests.  After the game, the Scouts in attendance will be able to camp on the field overnight and enjoy a movie on our inflatable big screen!  Breakfast will also be provided.


All Tickets are $20 with every member receiving a custom River City Rascals Scout Night patch and access to the campout.  All Scouts will be included in a pre-game parade around the field.  Please indicate your interest to attend on this sheet.  We will be coordinating a group for sitting together and paying as a pack.  Please Sign-up and pay by July 27th if you want to attend with the group.  Paypal link or pay Robert Contreras personally, he will be coordinating the event

You can also order through the Rascals or online.
David Schmoll 636-240-2287 ext 242  -  Ticketreturn.com promo code: SCOUTS

Contact Robert Contreras for more information


Popcorn Kickoff: September 4, 2018 at 6:30 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

Please join us for the new year and learn about our popcorn fundraising event for the Cub Scouts pack. Popcorn sales can generate enough income to financially support your Scouting program for the entire year! Money from popcorn can be used to cover the cost of camps, pack activities, equipment, and materials. Cub Scouts can get their camps paid for and win valuable prizes based on their sales totals. Please attend to get the details of the programs and start selling!

We'll also have a Game Time Laser Tag event for scouts and siblings after the popcorn forms and kits have been distributed.

This year we will be hosting show-n-sell's at participating vendors as well as issuing forms for the Cub Scouts to sell take orders on their own.  Below is the menu of available popcorn choices.

Contact 
Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information


School Night to Join Scouting: September 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location -  South Middle School Cafeteria

Please join our pack for this annual event that welcomes new scouts.  Bring your friends, family, and neighbors who will be in K-5th grade for the coming school year.  Our pack is looking for additional scouts to join us for this year. We welcome boys from any school, religion, or background.  We will have a short and informal presentation about our pack to show some of the great events we have planned for 2018-2019.  In addition, the boys will have the opportunity to get to know some of the Pack 858 scouts and see to see how fun and educational it is to be a scout in our pack!  

We will be providing computers for electronic registration of new scouts.  Please come dress in your class A uniform to show off your badges and belt loops.

We'll also have a Game Time Laser Tag event for scouts and siblings.


Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information


Parent Meeting: September 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

The Pack Committee helps ensure that our Cub Scouts are offered fun-filled and meaningful events through the year. Parents please attend and help enrich and strengthen our Pack. Topics include upcoming pack meeting plans and assignments for the next monthly pack meeting.


Contact Chair@pack858.org for more information

Popcorn Show and Sell: September 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Location - Bass Pro in St Charles, MO

Help your scout start off on the right foot with selling popcorn by working as a group to sell outside this fishing and outdoor store.  Scouts will sign up in groups of Three, for shifts that will sell popcorn that has already arrived to patrons of this great store.  Scouts should be in full Class "A" uniforms - Blue Shirts and Blue Shorts (no athletic pants or draw strings).  Don't miss this opportunity to sell a large portion of your popcorn goal.  More information about popcorn can be found on our popcorn website.  Popcorn sales will be divided by the scouts who participate during each day of show and sell.

Please use the following link for shift signup.  And please don't just show up without letting us know what times you can participate.

Contact Popcorn@pack858.org for more information


Popcorn Show and Sell: September 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Location - Shop 'n Save (1421 Mexico Loop Rd E, O'Fallon, MO 63366)

Help your scout start off on the right foot with selling popcorn by working as a group to sell outside this store.  Scouts will sign up in groups of Three, for shifts that will sell popcorn that has already arrived to patrons of 
this great store.  Scouts should be in full Class "A" uniforms - Blue Shirts and Blue Shorts (no athletic pants or draw strings).  Don't miss this opportunity to sell a large portion of your popcorn goal.  More information about popcorn can be found on our popcorn website.  Popcorn sales will be divided by the scouts who participate during each day of show and sell.

Please use the following link for shift signup.  And please don't just show up without letting us know what times you can participate.

Contact Popcorn@pack858.org for more information


Popcorn Show and Sell: September 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Location - Bass Pro in St Charles, MO 

Help your scout start off on the right foot with selling popcorn by working as a group to sell outside this fishing and outdoor store.  Scouts will sign up in groups of Three, for shifts that will sell popcorn that has already arrived to patrons of this great store.  Scouts should be in full Class "A" uniforms - Blue Shirts and Blue Shorts (no athletic pants or draw strings).  Don't miss this opportunity to sell a large portion of your popcorn goal.  More information about popcorn can be found on our popcorn website.  Popcorn sales will be divided by the scouts who participate during each day of show and sell.

Please use the following link for shift signup.  And please don't just show up without letting us know what times you can participate.

Contact Popcorn@pack858.org for more information


Den Meetings: September 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

Each den (boys of the same age and rank) will have a meeting on the third Tuesday of the month.  Dens will cover requirements for rank advancement and electives. Tigers and Lions attend their den meetings with their adult partners; but Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts can attend den meetings on their own.

While the meetings include games and other activities that are fun for the boys, program delivery is the main goal. Boys participate in activities and work on projects that are related to an adventure and that help them learn the skills they need to progress in rank. The boys also prepare to do their part in the monthly pack meeting.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information


School Night to Join Scouting: September 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location -  Progress South Elementary Gym


Please join our pack for this annual event that welcomes new scouts.  Bring your friends, family, and neighbors who will be in K-5th grade for the coming school year.  Our pack is looking for additional scouts to join us for this year. We welcome boys from any school, religion, or background.  We will have a short and informal presentation about our pack to show some of the great events we have planned for 2018-2019.  In addition, the boys will have the opportunity to get to know some of the Pack 858 scouts and see to see how fun and educational it is to be a scout in our pack!  We will be providing computers for electronic registration as well.


Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information



Popcorn Show and Sell: September 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Location - Lowe's of O'Fallon

Help your scout start off on the right foot with selling popcorn by working as a group to sell outside this home improvement store.  Scouts will sign up in groups of Three, for shifts that will sell popcorn that has already arrived to patrons of 
this great store.  Scouts should be in full Class "A" uniforms - Blue Shirts and Blue Shorts (no athletic pants or draw strings).  Don't miss this opportunity to sell a large portion of your popcorn goal.  More information about popcorn can be found on our popcorn website.  Popcorn sales will be divided by the scouts who participate during each day of show and sell.

Please use the following link for shift signup.  And please don't just show up without letting us know what times you can participate.

Contact Popcorn@pack858.org for more information


Pack Meeting: September 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

The monthly pack meeting brings together boys from every den, their leaders, and their families, to  
participate in a large-scale event that serves as a showcase for everything the boys have learned and done in their individual den meetings. The pack meeting gives the boys a larger experience beyond their own den, and helps them to connect their individual activities to the entire Cub Scouting program.
Our meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM.  Make sure your scout looks his best.

Each scout should wear his "Class A" blue shirt, blue dress shorts, neckerchief, and slide.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information


GSLAC Cub Launch: September 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Location - Beaumont Scout Ranch or Wentzville United Methodist Church (Wentzville, MO 63385)

Cub Launch is a one day event where a Cub Scout will get to experience all things Cub Scouting:

  • Fishing (a portable pond with real fish will be at Beaumont this year, by Cabela’s!)
  • BB guns
  • Slingshots
  • Archery
  • Bounce Houses (at select locations)
  • STEM experiments
  • Community guest presenters
    • At Beaumont: Botanical Gardens, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Eureka Fire Department, Missouri Conservationists and more!
  • PLUS, earn the Bobcat requirement! (The first advancement a Cub Scout can get.)

This event is perfect for brand new Cub Scouts as well as Cub Scouts who want to spend a fun Saturday Scouting!  The cost is $10 per Cub Scout and Cub Scout-age siblings.  Register Here!

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information


Popcorn Show and Sell: September 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Location - Lowe's of O'Fallon

Help your scout start off on the right foot with selling popcorn by working as a group to sell outside this home improvement store.  Scouts will sign up in groups of Three, for shifts that will sell popcorn that has already arrived to patrons of 
this great store.  Scouts should be in full Class "A" uniforms - Blue Shirts and Blue Shorts (no athletic pants or draw strings).  Don't miss this opportunity to sell a large portion of your popcorn goal.  More information about popcorn can be found on our popcorn website.  Popcorn sales will be divided by the scouts who participate during each day of show and sell.

Please use the following link for shift signup.  And please don't just show up without letting us know what times you can participate.

Contact Popcorn@pack858.org for more information


Brickyard Derby: October 3, 2018, Location - South Middle School Gym

Join us for a family event filled with mini block building and racing.  $5 per entry.

8:00 AM - Doors open and kits available for sale.  You'll have 90 minutes to build your car.  Bring what you need to build your car, the pack will also make some bricks available for use.
9:30 AM - Car impound begins.  All cars that will race must be registered and certified ready for racing.  As soon as all cars are in we'll begin racing

Each racer is guaranteed at least 3 rounds of racing against other scouts

Rules for the race can be found here





Parent Meeting: October 9, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria


The Pack Committee helps ensure that our Cub Scouts are offered fun-filled and meaningful events through the year. Parents please attend and help enrich and strengthen our Pack. Topics include upcoming pack meeting plans and assignments for the next monthly pack meeting.

Contact Chair@pack858.org for more information

Den Meetings: October 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

Each den (boys of the same age and rank) will have a meeting on the third Tuesday of the month.  Dens will cover requirements for rank advancement and electives. Tigers and Lions attend their den meetings with their adult partners; but Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts can attend den meetings on their own.

While the meetings include games and other activities that are fun for the boys, program delivery is the main goal. Boys participate in activities and work on projects that are related to an adventure and that help them learn the skills they need to progress in rank. The boys also prepare to do their part in the monthly pack meeting.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information


Pack Fall Campout: October 19-21, 2018, Location - Cuivre River State Park


Save the date - more details to come

Contact Camping@pack858.org for more information



Pack Meeting: October 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

The monthly pack meeting brings together boys from every den, their leaders, and their families, to  
participate in a large-scale event that serves as a showcase for everything the boys have learned and done in their individual den meetings. The pack meeting gives the boys a larger experience beyond their own den, and helps them to connect their individual activities to the entire Cub Scouting program.
Our meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM.  Make sure your scout looks his best.

Each scout should wear his "Class A" blue shirt, blue dress shorts, neckerchief, and slide.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information



Parent Meeting: November 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

The Pack Committee helps ensure that our Cub Scouts are offered fun-filled and meaningful events through the year. Parents please attend and help enrich and strengthen our Pack. Topics include upcoming pack meeting plans and assignments for the next monthly pack meeting.


Contact Chair@pack858.org for more information

Den Meetings: November 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

Each den (boys of the same age and rank) will have a meeting on the third Tuesday of the month.  Dens will cover requirements for rank advancement and electives. Tigers and Lions attend their den meetings with their adult partners; but Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts can attend den meetings on their own.

While the meetings include games and other activities that are fun for the boys, program delivery is the main goal. Boys participate in activities and work on projects that are related to an adventure and that help them learn the skills they need to progress in rank. The boys also prepare to do their part in the monthly pack meeting.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information



Pack Meeting: November 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

The monthly pack meeting brings together boys from every den, their leaders, and their families, to  
participate in a large-scale event that serves as a showcase for everything the boys have learned and done in their individual den meetings. The pack meeting gives the boys a larger experience beyond their own den, and helps them to connect their individual activities to the entire Cub Scouting program.
Our meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM.  Make sure your scout looks his best.

Each scout should wear his "Class A" blue shirt, blue dress shorts, neckerchief, and slide.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information


Parent Meeting: December 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria


The Pack Committee helps ensure that our Cub Scouts are offered fun-filled and meaningful events through the year. Parents please attend and help enrich and strengthen our Pack. Topics include upcoming pack meeting plans and assignments for the next monthly pack meeting.

Contact Chair@pack858.org for more information

Den Meetings: December 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

Each den (boys of the same age and rank) will have a meeting on the third Tuesday of the month.  Dens will cover requirements for rank advancement and electives. Tigers and Lions attend their den meetings with their adult partners; but Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts can attend den meetings on their own.

While the meetings include games and other activities that are fun for the boys, program delivery is the main goal. Boys participate in activities and work on projects that are related to an adventure and that help them learn the skills they need to progress in rank. The boys also prepare to do their part in the monthly pack meeting.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information



Pack Meeting: December 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Location - South Middle School Cafeteria

The monthly pack meeting brings together boys from every den, their leaders, and their families, to  
participate in a large-scale event that serves as a showcase for everything the boys have learned and done in their individual den meetings. The pack meeting gives the boys a larger experience beyond their own den, and helps them to connect their individual activities to the entire Cub Scouting program.
Our meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 PM.  Make sure your scout looks his best.

Each scout should wear his "Class A" blue shirt, blue dress shorts, neckerchief, and slide.

Contact Cubmaster@pack858.org for more information





Cub Scouts participate in:
Pack meetings
Field trips
Family Camping
The Pinewood Derby
Service projects in the community

Just to name a few!  You may join at any time during the year. 

Contact the Cubmaster to join us at our next event!




Below are pack meeting plans that can be used if your pack wants to focus on a specific value of the Scout Law.  In addition the meeting plan has a theme to make the meeting fun.  These pack meeting plans are to be used as a template can be used in any order.