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: Saturday, January 17th, 2014
Location: Summitt Elementary Cafeteria
Car Check-in Time: 9am
Race Time: 10am
All car must be checked in prior to the 10am 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.

Derby Goals

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 (egarana@gmail.com)

nasa_logoWe will be going to NASA on Saturday, February 28, 2014, for a one night sleep over.     This trip is for Bears and Webelos only.

Signup is closed.

When: Saturday February 28, 2015
Time: Check-in at 5pm, Program starts promptly at 6pm (dinner and breakfast on Sunday provided).
Where: Space Center Houston / 1601 NASA Parkway/ Houston, TX 77058

Here is a link to NASA’s page about the camp-ins:

http://spacecenter.org/education-programs/scout-camp-ins/campin-faq-and-tips/.

  • 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 12:00 noon Wednesday January 14This is a hard deadline, please signup early if you are planning on going.

index23.1Ever wonder what it would be like to sleep on a real submarine? Now is your chance!  Join Pack 90 as we board a vintage World War II submarine and spend the night in the same bunks as those brave sailors who crewed this submarine during its time at sea.

Campout Notes

  • All campers must have a completed medical form (Parts A & B only) before they will be allowed on the campout. Please email your completed forms to Alan Hutcheson.
  • All adults (18yrs old and older) attending the campout must take Youth Protection Training or have proof of current Youth Protection Training. Once you have taken the training either email or print you certificate to Alan Hutcheson. The Youth Protection Training should only take about 25 minutes to complete.

If you completed these forms for the Family Campout last month, you do not have to fill them out again. We only need these forms from folks who did not attend the Family Campout.

  • Leave your electronics at home! Scouts and youth guests are not permitted to bring electronics on camping trips. Adults please be mindful of your use of electronics, these campouts are for youth and adults to interact with one another and share in the camaraderie of others.

 

Required medical form

Link to required youth protection training

Come join us as we spread some goodwill to our neighbors at Colonial Gardens. This is a great opportunity to bring joy to others during this holiday season.

When: Sunday, December 14 @ 2:00p
Where: Colonial Gardens
at the corner of Adelphi Lane & Amherst Lane
(across from the Library & the new Community Gardens)

Please come wearing your cub scout best… blue shirt, neckerchief, belt (w/ beltloops if you have them) & your vest if you have one!
We have Pack songbooks, so don’t worry, just join us for some Christmas caroling fun!

What: A Pack 90 group outing to see a Texas Stars hockey game
When: Saturday December 13th – 7:00 PM game time

Where: 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Who: Pack 90 Cub Scouts & other members of their families
How Much: $17 per person for game tickets

 

How do I Purchase Tickets:To purchase your tickets, please contact Peter Norosky, Ticket Sales Manager for the Texas Stars by calling (512) 600-5010 or emailing pnorosky@texasstarshockey.com.
To get seated with the Pack, you must contact Peter before Monday December 8th. Otherwise, any remaining seats in this section will be given to other fans. Do not contact anyone else at the Texas Stars Hockey except Peter to purchase tickets and reference Pack 90.

We have a limited amount of reserved group seats, so please sign up early if you want to attend.

GrangerLakeIt’s just about time for our annual Father & Son campout. This is an excellent opportunity to spend quality time with your scout, enjoy the great outdoors, and join in the fellowship of the pack.

When:  November 8th
Cost: $12 per person – signup now in the pack store.



Campout Notes

  • All campers must have a completed medical form (Parts A & B only) before they will be allowed on the campout. Please email your completed forms to Alan Hutcheson.
  • All adults (18yrs old and older) attending the campout must take Youth Protection Training or have proof of current Youth Protection Training. Once you have taken the training either email or print you certificate to ALan Hutcheson or Darren Hampton. THe Youth Protection Training should only take about 25 minutes to complete.

If you completed these forms for the Family Campout last month, you do not have to fill them out again. We only need these forms from folks who did not attend the Family Campout.

  • Leave your electronics at home! Scouts and youth guests are not permitted to bring electronics on camping trips. Adults please be mindful of your use of electronics, these campouts are for youth and adults to interact with one another and share in the camaraderie of others.
  • We practice “green dining” so please bring your own cup, plate, bowl, and utensils

cub scout camping checklist

Required medical form

Link to required youth protection training

The Rain Gutter Regatta is this Sunday, November 15th! 9:30am
Summitt basketball court (or the front covered entry if it is raining)

This is a fun and easy event.  Just bring yourself and a great attitude – we’ll provide the rest.
We will build and race small sailboats in a pair of rain gutters!

Check out the link for more info  Wikipedia link for Rain Gutter Regatta info

SEE YOU THERE!

It’s our first campout of the school year!  Come enjoy a weekend full of archery, good food, friends, and campfires with Pack 90.

When:  October 4 (check-in starts at 2 PM)

Where:  Cub World in Bastrop (http://www.bsacac.org/activities/our_camps/cub_world)

Cost:  $12 per person (5 and under are free) signup is closed.

Who can go:  Scouts of all ranks accompanied by a parent or designated guardian and their families.

Campout Notes

  • All campers must have a completed medical form (Parts A & B only) before they will be allowed on the campout. Please email or give your completed forms to Alan Hutcheson.
  • All adults (18yrs old and older) attending the campout must take Youth Protection Training or have proof of current Youth Protection Training. Once you have taken the training either email or print you certificate and give to Alan Hutcheson. The Youth Protection Training should only take about 25 minutes to complete.
  • Leave your electronics at home! Scouts and youth guests are not permitted to bring electronics on camping trips. Adults please be mindful of your use of electronics, these campouts are for youth and adults to interact with one another and share in the camaraderie of others.
  • We practice “green dining” so please bring your own cup, plate, bowl, and utensils

cub scout camping checklist

Required medical form

Link to required youth protection training

With summer coming to a close it’s our chance to give something back to the park that has been the site of many great summertime activities.  Let’s give back to our community and make the neighborhood a better place.

Where: Balcones Park
When: Saturday, August 16th
Time: Meet at 9:00 – 11:00am meet by the playscape
What to bring: water bottle, hat, sunscreen. Feel free to bring your own gloves from home if you don’t want to use the rubber ones we will provide.

We will provide trash bags, plastic gloves, hand sanitizer and a water cooler to refill your bottles.

Also, since it is going to be a hot morning we will have a nice cool treat when we’re done.

The Milwood and Walnut Crossing Neighborhood Associations are holding their annual Independence Day Parade and Picnic and have invited Pack 90 to participate and show our scout spirit.

When: July 4th
Where: Parade will start at the Milwood Baptist Church parking lot and end at Balcones Park for the picnic.

Gather Time: 9:00am
Gather Location: Milwood Baptist Church parking lot (12217 Cassady Drive)
Parade Start Time: 9:30am

Wear your Scout Uniform and come represent Pack 90.

Wear your Scout colors and come represent Pack 90. You can walk, bike, or ride your scooter – If you are riding a bike or scooter you need to wear a helmet!!!

The parade ends at Balcones Park with a 4th of July Neighborhood Block Party and Picnic (Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips, Cookies and Ice Cold Drinks). The Austin Civic Wind Ensemble will also be holding a free concert during the picnic.

NOTE: We will perform a Pack Service Project and help pick up trash after the picnic (around noon).

For more information contact Ed Garana (egarana@gmail.com)