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Children's Gasparilla Parade

posted Jan 13, 2014, 5:55 PM by Pack9   [ updated Jan 13, 2014, 6:07 PM ]

This year's Children's Gasparilla Parade is Saturday, Jan 18, from 3:30 - 6:00.  Pack 9 will be participating along with boys from Packs 90 and 38.   We're number 74 in the line up this year.  That puts us between Lawn and Fair Oaks on Bayshore Boulevard.

Scouts participating should be in full class A uniform.  (blues for Cubs, blues or khaki/olive Webelos)  Please meet at the float no later than 2:30.  Earlier is probably better as there will be *lots* of traffic.  There is a shuttle service from the Fort Brook parking garage, downtown.  Cost is $5 per adult.  Accompanied children are free.

We'll get as many scouts as we can on the float.  Parents and siblings are welcome to walk with us. Those with small children may want to bring a wagon or jogging stroller for them to ride in.   We'll need four parents to act as safety monitors and walk at the corners of the float.

The PDF below contains a map, schedule, and general rules and other info.


posted Sep 18, 2013, 5:07 PM by Pack9   [ updated Sep 18, 2013, 5:13 PM ]

Our first campout of the year will be Spook-O-Ree!  
Some of the events planned for this weekend will include crafts, a costume contest, BB’s and archery (for registered Cub Scouts only) and spook trail. 

Who:  Scout,siblings and their families
When: Oct. 18-20, Spook-O-Ree  
Where: Camp Brorein (16901 Boy Scout Rd, Odessa, FL 33556) 
  • -CubScout $21/Scout -
  • Parent $15/Parent -
  • Sibling $15/Sibling -
  • Sibling 5yrs and younger Free 
Check-In: Friday 6-9pm
Check-out: Sunday before 11am

As most of you know this campout has many other Packs which means a BUNCH of people and limited space. Check-in accordingly. A section on the camp ground will be blocked off for us. Are your health forms on file with us? This weekend fills up quickly!

Please pay on Pack9.com before Sunday Oct. 22. Please send information I need from you for registration:
  • Names of all persons attending
  • Scout, Webelos, or Sibling
  • Age of Sibling
To: Mechelehardy@gmail.com

Patches and T-shirts will be available for purchase at the Camp Brorein store on site.

September Pack Meeting and Round Up

posted Sep 7, 2013, 2:13 PM by Pack9   [ updated Sep 7, 2013, 2:13 PM ]

Our first pack meeting of the school year will be on Wednesday, September 11, from 7-8 PM at McKitrick Elementary's cafeteria.   Pizza will be on sale for $1 per slice before the meeting. 

There will be a round up for boys interested in joining the pack from 6:30-7:00.  If you have friends that would like to join Cub Scouts, bring them out on Wednesday.

See you there!

Cyber Bowling!!

posted Jul 1, 2013, 6:19 AM by Pack9   [ updated Jul 9, 2013, 5:01 PM ]

Have a blast bowling with glow in the dark pins and darkened room.

Where? Veterans Pin Chasers, 5555 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa When? July 20th at 12:30-12:45 so you don't miss out on ANY of the cyber experience! Bowling time 1-3pm. How much? $10 PER person. Includes tax, shoes, 2 hours of bowling, and a pitcher of soda! How to pay? Click the Payments link on Pack9.com. Payments due July 14.

Pinewood Derby Workshop

posted Jan 7, 2013, 4:44 PM by Pack9   [ updated Jan 7, 2013, 4:46 PM ]

There will be a Pinewood Derby Workshop Saturday, Jan 12,from 9-3 at Mr. David Rain's house, 18720 Chaville Rd, in Cheval. We will have another shorter workshop on Saturday, Jan 26 if you miss this one

Mr Rain is opening up his wood shop for Pinewood Derby designers. You will walk out with your designed car ready to paint. We will have the derby boxes at the workshop for you to pick up and work on. If you can not make it let your den leader know so they can get it to you.

The design categories for this year are:
  • Military
  • Patriotic
  • Food
  • Boy (Cub) Scouting of America
  • Athletics/Recreational activities (baseball, bowling, skateboarding, golf, et. al)
  • Video Games/Tv/Cartoons
  • Futuristic
Open There are 3 trophies for each category, so plan accordingly.

See you there!!

Pinewood Derby Campout

posted Jan 6, 2013, 6:56 AM by Pack9

The Pinewood Derby campout will be held  Feb 1-3 at Camp Soule in Clearwater.  Please sign up at the January Pack meeting if you haven't already.

Popcorn Orders Due

posted Oct 28, 2012, 5:00 PM by Pack9

Popcorn orders are due Monday.  Please get your orders in to your den leaders.

New Scout Round Up - Take 2

posted Sep 1, 2012, 8:15 AM by Pack9

Since Hillsborough schools were closed on Monday due to weather, the Round Up has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sep 4 at 7PM in the McKitrick Elementary cafeteria  If you know anyone who's interested in joining Cub Scouts, have them come to the Round Up.  They can also sign up at the first pack meeting on Sep 10.

Fall Car Wash - New Date

posted Sep 1, 2012, 8:09 AM by Pack9

The fall car wash has been moved up to Saturday, Sep 22, 9AM to 2PM at Burger King at Dale Mabry and Van Dyke.  Come out and help raise money for the pack!

Laser Tag - New Location

posted Aug 17, 2012, 3:21 AM by Pack9

Hi Everyone,

Welcome back from summer vacation!!!!
We will be getting together for unlimited laser tag at Xtreme Adventures, 24810 SR 54 in Lutz August 24th at 6 PM. Bring all of your friends and lets get tagged!! It still will be $10/each. If you sold tickets, bring the money to the laser tag place and give us the money. The ticket can be used to get in, if the money is turned in to the pack!!
Email me back to let me know how many are coming, so that the laser tag place can have enough staff there. They will have food for sale there, if you need to eat!!

Ms Mary

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