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Tonight's meeting

posted Jan 14, 2016, 5:32 PM by Unknown user

We had a very productive meeting tonight and we will see minutes ASAP as they are approved.
BALOO training is March 5th, please contact Devin for more information.

2014 - 2015 School Year

posted Oct 23, 2014, 11:15 AM by Webbie Akela

Dec. 15th, Pack Meeting, Holidays Around the World

Dec. 12th, Webelos Activity Weekend (District)

Dec 5th, (District Events) Cub Scout Winterfest / Broke Back Dog Challenge

Nov. 22nd, Scouting for Food - Bag Collection

Nov. 17th, Pack Meeting, Turkey Shoot

Nov. 15th, Scouting for Food – Bag Distribution

Nov. 11th, Veteran’s Day

Nov. 7th, Camping at Knights Trail

Nov. 7th, Webelos Activity Weekend (District)

Oct. 25th, Haunted Hike (District Event) at CFE

Oct. 20th, Pack Meeting, Halloween Party

Oct. 17th, CS Extravaganza at Camp Miles

Oct. 13, Popcorn Sales, Einstein Bagels

Oct. 12, Popcorn Sales, Einstein Bagels

Oct. 4th, Popcorn Sales, Publix / Fire Prevention Week Open House

Oct. 9th, Kindergarten Bike Rally, 

Sep. 28th, Popcorn Sales, STM Morning Services

Sep. 27th, Popcorn Sales, Lowes / Tiger Tumble

Sep. 20th, 10 Commandment Hike (District)

Sep. 15th, Pack Meeting, Popcorn Kick Off

Sep. 13th, Popcorn Sales, Lowes

Sep. 6th, Service Project for our Charter

Sep. 4th, Scout Recruitment night

Additional Possibilities?

posted Aug 11, 2014, 7:26 PM by Webbie Akela

July 26, 2014 AMF Bowling
Have a ball as you knock some pins and escape the summer heat. $6.50 pp covers 2 hours 

8/2/2014 Fishing at Hart Landing 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The early bird gets the worm and the early fisherman catches the fish. Join the scouts and see who can hook the biggest catch!  FREE bring your own gear, water and sun block, bait will be provided by pack.

8/9/2014 WATER DAY @ Potter Park YMCA 10—2
Lifeguards watch over the scouts as they splash, slide, dive and have a cool and refreshing fan day. $7.50 pp admission only.  YMCA members are free

The summer is over

posted Aug 9, 2014, 12:26 PM by Webbie Akela   [ updated Aug 11, 2014, 7:02 PM ]

Hello Pack 100 Families,

On behalf of the Pack Committee, we hope you have had a great summer! As we prepare to move into the new school year, we wanted to ask that each of you consider the following ways you can help continue to make Pack 100 the great Pack it has been for the past 50+ years! Our events can only continue if someone steps up to lead them.

 The following positions are activities/positions that are being held by those in the Webelos 1 den – who crossover in February. They would LOVE to share our experiences and knowledge with you while they are still here.  As you know by now, the Pack can only go with volunteers leading us. With everyone taking a small piece it is very manageable – and your scout loves seeing you involved! Speaking personally, you will get so much more out of scouts than you put in it.

 Thank you to Jane H. and Lori S. who will be taking over Advancements.

Thank you also to Jacquie W. for being our Religious Emblems Coordinator! She will present this to our Pack annually.

 ·        Ashton Elementary Contact – Works with Cubmaster and Mr. Renouf in promoting scouting at Ashton Elementary including Scout Night, Kindergarten Bike Rally, Flag Ceremonies, sending flyers home to kindergarten boys at year-end and other events that may come up throughout the year. Nancy Vafeas will introduce you and help you throughout this next year!

·        Scouting for Food – Coordinate our efforts with dropping off bags and picking them up. I have EVERYTHING you need to get you started. I will help you this year!! Easy, traditional Scouting service project!

·        Pinewood Derby – Coordinate a committee for this time-honored scouting day of racing! Again, our experienced leaders will walk you through the whole process.

·        Raingutter Regatta – Coordinate this fun-filled day. Nancy V. will be your contact due to her relationship with the Sarasota Sailing Squadron. 

·        Outings Chair (Pack Committee Position) – A fun, but big job! You are responsible (along with input from Pack Committee) for our fun pack outings (camping, hikes, etc). Robin M. will train you!

·        Popcorn Kernel – Coordinate our popcorn fundraising efforts. Mike M. can teach you all you need to know about this position. Without funds the Pack cannot afford important things like repairs to the trailer, patches and awards. Traditionally the Pack has paid for registration fees for adult leaders. Popcorn sales is our one and only fund raiser for the year. We must be successful. Popcorn Kernel training is August 23rd.

·        Treasurer (Pack Committee Position) – Makes deposits, write checks, reconciles and manages our Pack checking account. Mike M. will teach you how!

     Committee Chair (Pack Committee Position) - Calling and presiding Pack Leader meetings, assist Cubmaster and committee to plan and carry out the Cub Scout program in the Pack.

Last, but not least, I am looking for a stellar individual to take over as Cubmaster. I have held the position for 2 1/2 years and I feel that it is time to hand over the reigns. I have been invited to provide my services at the District Level in adult leader training and to serve as staff for Wood Badge. The time commitment will keep me from giving the necessary attention to the program that the boys deserve.

Pack Committee Positions are voting positions and you would attend Pack Committee Meetings on the 2nd Thursday of every month at STM. Our first Committee meeting of the year will be next Thursday, August 14th, at 6:30pm in the Spirit Center at St. Thomas More. I invite ALL parents to attend this meeting as our committee will be planning the calendar for this year and we can answer any questions about the various positions.

More information on Pack Committee Positions can be found by clicking this link or pasting it into your browser

Michelle Dunn
Cubmaster Pack 100

Summer Bash with a Splash!

posted Aug 9, 2014, 12:07 PM by Webbie Akela

Hi Pack 100 families!
It's here! Our end of summer bash at the YMCA Splash Park is this Saturday, August 9th from 10-2:00 . Cost is $7.50 per person (free to YMCA members). Bring a picnic lunch or food is available for purchase at the snack bar. Don't forget sun screen, swim suit, towel, goggles.

Please, RSVP to this message so we can give the park a head count for our group.

Thank you, hope to see you there.

Skating at Stardust

posted Jul 9, 2014, 7:28 PM by Webbie Akela

Saturday, July 12, 2014 Stardust Skating Rink 1:30—4 PM
Rock and Roll around the rink with your fellow scouts to fun music and lights. 
Fun for the whole family. $7.00 p/p covers admission, skate rental, and soda.
Located:  2571 12th Street, Sarasota, FL 34237

Summer Activities and Newsletter * * May - August 2014

posted Jul 9, 2014, 5:32 PM by Webbie Akela

Here are the planned Summer activities and the Summer 2014 Newsletter with details on the planned events:

 5/26/2014                Memorial Day Parade
• 6/7/2014                 World of Oceans MOTE Marine
• 6/9 to 6/13              Two Rivers Scout Camp in Venice
• 6/16 to 6/20             Manatee Scout Camp at Camp Flying Eagle
• 7/12/2014                Stardust Skating 
• 7/26/2014                AMF Bowling
• 8/2/2014                  Fishing at Harts Landing
• 8/9/2014                  Water Day at Potter Park

Be sure to take a look in the Newsletter at the additional "Other Stuff"  scout friends are looking to do.

Mote Marine Saturday, June 7th

posted Jul 9, 2014, 3:47 PM by Webbie Akela

Message sent: Jun 1, 2014 9:30 PM

We are scheduled to attend the World of Oceans festival
 at Mote Marine from 10 AM -1 PM.
 regular admission price
($14.75 for kids age 4-12, $19.75 for adults, free to members).
Please RSVP to our Great Cubmaster
If you plan on attending please plan on paying Mote when you arrive. 
Pack 100 leaders will not be collecting payment for this event.

Crossover at Camp Flying Eagle

posted May 15, 2014, 12:09 PM by Webbie Akela   [ updated May 15, 2014, 12:09 PM ]

Hello Pack 100 families! 

It was nice to see everyone at bowling tonight. Thank you to NancyV for coordinating the event. And thank you to RachaelW for the awesome cake!
This Saturday, May 17th, is Crossover at Camp Flying Eagle. 16009 Upper Manatee River Road, Bradenton. The whole family is invited.
We will start at 4 PM with fun and games. Dinner is at 6 PM and a special ceremony at 7:30 PM.
I need a head count so we can buy groceries. Cost of dinner is $2 per person. We will be offering burgers and hot dogs. Let me know how many are coming and whether you'd like a burger or hot dog.
If you have a fun, outdoor game you would like to share please bring it. So far, we have families bringing corn hole (a.k.a bean bag toss), frisbee golf and ladder toss.
Scouts wear your class B uniform to play in and bring your class A to wear to the ceremony.
Cubmaster Pack 100

Pack 100 End of the Year Party

posted May 15, 2014, 11:30 AM by Webbie Akela   [ updated May 15, 2014, 11:30 AM ]

Date: Tue, May 6, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Our Cub Scout year is almost over ... what a fun year we have had!

Next Monday the 12th at 6pm we are having a year-end party at AMF Gulf Gate Lanes for the entire pack! Cost is $4.38 for shoe rental for each scout or sibling that would like to bowl - bowling time is free.

Each den will decide on their own about pizza and drinks. The Webelos den will provide a cake for everyone (thank you to Webelos parent, Rachael Witherspoon for baking and donating a large portion of the cost!).

Please RSVP to your den leader.

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