Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Join Pack 99 and the VFW to place flags on veterans graves - May 26 - Indian Trail VFW




We'll be joining other Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts on Saturday, May 26 to honor those who have sacrificed for American freedoms by placing flags on military graves.

After placing flags, return to the VFW to join war veterans for chatting over hot dogs and burgers.

WHERE:  VFW Post 2423, 100 VFW LaneIndian Trail, NC

WHEN:  Arrive at 9:00am on May 26, Saturday

WHO:  All Pack 99 Scouts and their families

UNIFORM:  Full Class A uniform

Please bring a screwdriver -- you can use it to make a hole in the ground into which to easily insert the little flag.  Please feel free to contact Tom L. with any questions at 914-714-5929.


PLEASE RSVP SO WE CAN GIVE A HEADCOUNT FOR FOOD

Friday, May 11, 2018

Barnhardt Campout - May 18th - 20th


WHO: All Pack 99 scouts, parents/guardians and siblings are welcomed to join.

WHERE: Camp John J. Barnhardt, Camp Sites 6A & 6B:  44184 Cannon Rd, New London, NC, 28127 (approximately a 1 hour drive from Weddington).   Camp Barnhardt is located off of Hwy. 740, half way between New London and Badin in Stanly County, North Carolina. There is a caution light at Camp Barnhardt Road on Hwy. 740 and a sign directing you to the camp entrance.

WHEN: Friday, May 18th at 3:30pm to Sunday, May 20th at 11am

COST: $20 per family

DETAILS:
You can begin arriving and setting up at 4pm on Friday.  
  • *Each Den prepares their meals with the exception of Saturday night. Dinner Saturday night will be provided by the Pack.  (Dinner is Pizza, vegetables and dessert. Please bring your own meal if there are dietary restrictions)







NEW TO CAMPING?  See our Camping Check List

CAMPSITE ASSIGNMENTS: 
Setup wherever you like, this is an informal campout, so feel free to pick any tent site.

AGENDA SUMMARY:  
The agenda below will be updated with additional activities, please check back for an updated agenda.

FRIDAY
  • Dinner on your own or by Den
  • 7:00 - 7:30pm – Welcome and Flag Retiring Ceremony (Picnic Shelter)
    • Review Weekend Agenda
    • Review Safety – Two Deep Policy and Buddy Systems
    • Fire Safety
    • First Aid Kit Locations
    • Rules on Pocket Knives and Sticks
  • 7:30 - 9:45pm – Den Free Time and Camp Setup
  • 9:45pm – Bugle Call (Taps)
  • 10:00pm – Lights out

SATURDAY
  • 7:00am – Bugle Call (Reveille)
  • 7:15 - 8:45am – Breakfast on your own or by Den
  • 8:45 - 9:00am – Flag Raising Ceremony (Webelos 2)
    • All Scouts in Class A Uniforms
    • Discuss the day’s activities
  • 9:15 - 12:00pm – Den Activities
  • 12:00 - 1:30pm – Lunch by Dens
  • 1:30 - 5:30pm – Den Free Time
  • 5:30 - 7:00pm – Dinner Served by the Pack
  • 7:30pm – Flag Retiring Ceremony (Webelos 1)
  • 7:45 - 9:30pm – Pack Bonfire
    • Den Skits
    • Campfire Stories
  • 9:45pm – Bugle Call (Taps)
  • 10:00pm – Lights out

SUNDAY
  • 7:00am – Bugle Call (Reveille) 
  • 7:00 - 9:00am – Breakfast by Dens 
  • 10:00 - 11:00am – Break camp
    • Put out Fires – Cold to touch 
    • Patrol Campsites for Trash 
    • Check out by 11:00am

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:
  • Fresh water, restrooms and shower facilities are available. 
  • No tobacco, alcohol, or pets. BSA rules. 
  • A first aid kit will be available at the campsites. 
  • Bears and below are not permitted to play in, poke at, or put anything in the campfire. Webelos 1 and 2 are permitted to tend a fire with adult supervision for training only (BSA rule.) 
  • Use the buddy system—no solo scouts. 
  • Whittling chip required for pocket knife use. 
  • No video games or electronic devices at the camp. 
  • NO SWIMMING
Please use the PayPal Link below to pay for the campsite:



Please complete the form below to let us know who will be attending:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Pack 99 1st Annual Mother/Son event



What:  Pack 99 1st Annual Mother/Son Dance and Fun Time event

When:  Friday, May 4th, 6:30 to 9:00 pm

Where: WUMC New Life Center (same location as Blue and Gold)

Who:
  All Pack 99 Cub Scouts and their Moms

How:  Sign up below so we can plan for activities and food.  We are asking for $3 per attendee to cover the cost of the food, refreshments and activities.  Please use the PayPal link below to pay.

Attire:  Dress as you wish, we know some will come dressed up while others will be casual, it is totally up to you.  No need for scouts to wear Cub Scout attire.

Details:  At our first annual Mother/Son Dance we will have the following:
    • Photo Booth - take a photo with your scout, with all scouts in his den, etc.  Silly photo booth props will be available to make your photo more fun.
    • Games - there will be games for you and your scout to play and have fun with.  We will also have a hula hoop contest, musical chairs and limbo line.
    • Dancing - Dennis Mercurio will DJ the event and will do his best to get the boys out on the dance floor.
    • Craft - there will be a craft area for the scouts to make a special memento for their Mom.
    • Scavenger hunt and other fun activities are planned, 

Use the PayPal link below to pay for the $3 per person fee to cover the event expenses:

Number of Attendees
Use the RSVP page below to tell us who will be coming:


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Copperhead Island - April 13th to 15th

Ahoy Mateys, Be Ye Ready for a Pirate Adventure?

Join us for a fun-filled, pirate-themed weekend including a scavenger hunt, capture the flag, fishing, volleyball, horseshoes and more at Copperhead Island.

CAMPING REGISTRATION CLOSED - WE ARE AT CAPACITY, BUT PLEASE COME AND JOIN US FOR ALL OF OUR GREAT DAYTIME ACTIVITIES


WHO: All Pack 99 scouts, parents/guardians and siblings are welcomed to join.

WHERE: Copperhead Island - 15200 Soldier Rd, Charlotte, NC 28278

WHEN: Friday, April 13th at 3pm to Sunday, April 15th at 11am

COST: $20 per family


DETAILS:
You can begin arriving and setting up at 3pm on Friday.  

NOTE:  If you have other activities planned this weekend, please feel free to leave with your son as needed and then come back, so your son can enjoy the majority of the weekend with the Pack!




NEW TO CAMPING?  See our Camping Check List

CAMPSITE ASSIGNMENTS: 
Tent sites are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to the layout of the island, there is a site capacity so tents should be set up in close proximity to each other.  Be advised, we may need to cap reservations, so register early.

AGENDA SUMMARY:  
The agenda below will be updated with additional activities, please check back for an updated agenda.

FRIDAY
  • Dinner on your own or by Den
  • 7:00 - 7:30pm – Welcome and Flag Retiring Ceremony (Picnic Shelter)
    • Review Weekend Agenda
    • Review Safety – Two Deep Policy and Buddy Systems
    • Fire Safety
    • First Aid Kit Locations
    • Rules on Pocket Knives and Sticks
  • 7:30 - 9:45pm – Den Free Time and Camp Setup
  • 9:45pm – Bugle Call (Taps)
  • 10:00pm – Lights out

SATURDAY
  • 7:00am – Bugle Call (Reveille)
  • 7:15 - 8:45am – Breakfast on your own or by Den
  • 8:45 - 9:00am – Flag Raising Ceremony (Webelos 2)
    • All Scouts in Class A Uniforms
    • Discuss the day’s activities
  • 9:15 - 12:00pm – Den Activities
  • 12:00 - 1:30pm – Lunch by Dens
  • 2:00 - 2:30pm – Leave No Trace Service Project 
    • Tigers – Clean Up Around Campsites
    • Wolf/Bears – Clean Up Along Shoreline
    • Webelos – Trail Cleanup
  • 2:30 - 5:30pm – Den Free Time
    • Rehearse Campfire Skits (2)
  • 5:30 - 7:00pm – Dinner Served by the Pack
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Devotional
    • Main dinner
    • Tea, Water, Lemonade
  • 7:30pm – Flag Retiring Ceremony (Webelos 1)
  • 7:45 - 9:30pm – Pack Bonfire
    • Den Skits
    • Campfire Stories
  • 9:45pm – Bugle Call (Taps)
  • 10:00pm – Lights out

SUNDAY
  • 7:00am – Bugle Call (Reveille) 
  • 7:00 - 9:00am – Breakfast by Dens 
  • 10:00 - 11:00am – Break camp
    • Put out Fires – Cold to touch 
    • Patrol Campsites for Trash 
    • Check out by 11:00am

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:
  • Fresh water, restrooms and shower facilities are available. 
  • No tobacco, alcohol, or pets. BSA rules. 
  • A first aid kit will be available at the campsites. 
  • Bears and below are not permitted to play in, poke at, or put anything in the campfire. Webelos 1 and 2 are permitted to tend a fire with adult supervision for training only (BSA rule.) 
  • Use the buddy system—no solo scouts. 
  • Whittling chip required for pocket knife use. 
  • No video games or electronic devices at the camp. 
  • NO SWIMMING


ONLINE PAYMENT FOR THIS CAMPOUT ($20 PER FAMILY) 

Please use the link below to pay the $20 for the campout: