Our own Dean Woodley has agreed to head up a hiking expedition into the heart of Walnut Creek Park.
When: Saturday May 11
Meet Time: 8am
Where: We will gather on the backside of the park on Lincolnshire and Garnaas. We will park on Lincolnshire.
Wear shoes that can get wet as I plan to walk in the creek some.
You might want a change of shoes.
Bring water bottle, camera. Shorts are recommended.
If you are planning on attending please email Dean (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that he can get a headcount.
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ATTENTION MOMS OF PACK 90!
The Mother/Son camp out is just around the corner!
We will be camping at Pace Bend Park, both Friday & Saturday nights May 3-5!
Come for one night or come for two, whatever works for your schedule!
WHEN: May 3-5, 2013
WHERE: Pace Bend Park
Cost: $13 for 1 night or $17 for 2 nights. Signup through the Pack Store or contact Phyllis Woodley
Additional Info: Pace Bend on May 3 – 5. Each site allows 2 cars, 3 tents and 8 occupants per site, according to my phone call. However, the fee structure applies *per vehicle* at $20 per vehicle per night (https://parks.traviscountytx.gov/about/park-fees). We might want to coordinate car pooling to minimize costs.
(Take your “Safety Afloat” training (only about 30 minutes online) so that we have as many trained adults as possible for our swim area! http://www.scouting.org
“Do you need any help?” you may ask…. YES!!
We need help planning meals, shopping for the food, planning activities … etc.
Come to the planning meeting THIS SUNDAY April 21st at 7pm at SILVER GRILL CAFE on Parmer Ln.
(Really, we are going to need a head count for the food purchases!)
Our Annual Pack 90 Planning Meeting is scheduled for this Thursday April 18th. This is the time where we start slotting in our Pack activities for the 2013-2014 school year.
If you are interested, all cub parents and adult volunteers are welcome to join the pack leadership at this month’s planning meeting. In keeping with Pack tradition, we will meet at 7:30pm on Thursday, April 18th at Culver’s on Braker Lane.
All adults who attend and help will receive a treat, FREE ICE CREAM, courtesy of Pack 90 (sorry, no scouts!).
It’s time for the Spring 2013 Family Campout! Come join your fellow scouts for the first campout of 2013 – they’ll be plenty of fun and fellowship for everyone.
When: April 6 -7 (check-in starts at 2pm)
Where: Granger Lake – Friendship Park
Cost: $15 per person (5 and under are free) Signup and pay online now through Paypal or signup and pay your Den Leader.
Who Can Go: Scouts of all ranks and their families.
Everyone attending the campout must fill out and complete Medical Forms (Part A & B)
All adults (18yrs old and older) attending the campout must take Youth Protection Training or have proof of current Youth Protection Training.
Directions to Granger Lake Friendship Park: 3100 Granger Dam Rd Granger, Texas 7653
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Camp inside Space Center Houston!
We will be going to NASA on Saturday, April 27th, 2013, for a one night sleep over. This trip is for Bears and Webelos only
The cost will be $55 per person. You can pay online through Paypal.
When: Saturday April 27th
Time: Check-in at 5pm, Program starts promptly at 6pm (dinner provided).
Where: Space Center Houston / 1601 NASA Parkway/ Houston, TX 77058
Here is a link to NASA’s page about the camp-ins:
- The Webelos will complete the essential components of the Scientist Badge as they design a protective spacesuit for a shuttle astronaut, discover the effects of air pressure, and conduct activities involving Bernoulli’s Principle and Pascal’s law.
- The Bears will complete Space Arrow Points as they discover the planets in our Solar System, make a star wheel chart, build and launch a basic rocket, and learn about the constellations in the night sky in our planetarium!!!
We have plenty of slots reserved, but we need to confirm how many scouts are going and pay by Monday March 15th.
Please contact (John McGrath) at email@example.com with any questions.
It’s time to celebrate the birthday of scouting and celebrate all the great accomplishments we’ve done so far.
Please come and join us for our annual Blue and Gold celebration. We will have BBQ, a magician and the annual Akela/son cake bake. This year’s theme for the bake is “Pack 90 is Out of This World.”
Date: Thursday February 28th
Location: Covenant United Methodist Church located at 4410 Duval Rd.
Price: Scouts – Free, Adults – $8, kids (5-12) – $4, Kids (under 5) – Free
Dinner Menu: BBQ Brisket, Sausage, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Bread, Onions/Pickles/Peppers, Tea, Lemonade, Peanut Butter & Jelly available
Signup and pay online through Paypal or pay at the door. The earlier you can let sign up and let us know if you are coming, the better we can plan for food.
NOTE: If you choose not to signup online, please send your RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org stating how many people will be in your party.
Blue and Gold Den Responsibilities
- Den 4 & Den 7 – Setup and Decorations
- Den 5 – Cake Bake Service
- Den 1 & Den 2 – Cleanup
- Pack Leadership/Other Volunteers – Food Service
It’s time for the 64th Annual Report to State Scout Parade!
We will be joining Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts and Explorers from all over Texas in a march up Congress Avenue to the Capitol.
We will have a trailer for the scouts to ride in during the parade, but we need your help to have a strong showing.
- Parade Line Up Time: 7:30am
- Parade Start Time: 9am
- Parade Route: Congress Avenue Bridge to State Capitol.
- Scouts and Akelas in the parade should be at the Pack 90 float no later than 8:30am.
- All scouts are encouraged to wear their full Class A uniform.
- Early arrivals will be able to help decorate the trailer.
The Annual Pack 90 Pinewood derby is almost here! If you haven’t finished your car, time is running short and no one wants to be left out of this fast, fun, and action packed race.
On your mark…. Get set…. Go! Go! Go!
Date: Sunday January 20th, 2013
Location: Summitt Elementary Cafeteria
Race Start Time: 2pm
Car Check-in Time:: 1pm
All car must be checked in prior to the 2pm start.
DERBY NEED TO KNOW:
- We will be following the standard cub scout pinewood derby rules for car specifications. Pinewood Derby Rules
- Race divisions will be by rank with each car racing four times.
- First place winners from each rank will compete in the overall Grand Championship race.
Cub Scout: To have the most fun possible designing, building & racing his own custom Pinewood Derby Racecar.
Parent: To spend some “Quality Time” guiding and assisting your Cub Scout in building the car.
If you have any questions please contact Ed Garana (email@example.com)
It’s 2013 and we already have a full scheduled of great activities lined up to kick-off the new year. Check the calendar section of the website for a full list of coming activities.
First up for January are two great events that you won’t want to miss!
January 12th – USS Lexington SHip Trip Overnighter. There are still plenty of spaces available and if you have never had the opportunity to sleep aboard an aircraft carrier, now is your chance. Signup can be done through the Pack Store. For more info contact Alan Hutcheson or Ed Garana.
January 20th (2pm) – Pinewood Derby. It’s time for this great Akela and scout activity that is fun for the whole family. Watch as racers burn up the track in this always fun and entertaining event. Start working on those cars and stay tuned for more info.
Let’s ring in the Christmas Season by sharing our joy for this wonderful time of year with our neighbors at the Colonial House. The Colonial House is an Alzheimer care facility at the corner of Adelphi & Amherst.
Remember, as far as Christmas carols go it doesn’t matter how well you can sing it just matters that you Do Your Best and sing from the heart.
Pack songbooks will be provided.
What: Pack 90 Christmas Carol Sing Along
Where: The Colonial House (3706 Adelphi Lane)
When: Sunday Dec. 9th, 2-3pm
For more information contact Pyhllis Woodley