Join Cub Scouts

Pack 29 would like to welcome you to another fun and adventure filled year of Cub Scouting. Join The Cub Scouts, and your son will be joining a world of fun and adventure. He'll make new friends, go to new places, and learn new games and skills. Scouting will help him to enjoy the world, and get more out of life. And the best part about scouting is that parents can have fun too! Scouting is one of the VERY few activities where families are encouraged to participate right along with their sons. Not sure you know enough about Cub Scouts to make a decision? Click here to get an overview of Cub Scouts and the values we teach and represent. Come join the fun. You'll be glad you did!



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Lions & Tigers & Bears - -OH MY!
(and Wolves and Webelos too!)

NEW for FALL 2016! Finally! A chance for all those boys who just couldn't wait to become scouts. Boys who are Kindergarten age can now join Cub Scouts officially as Lions.

This specially crafted program is intended to introduce boys to the fun and activity of Cub Scouting that they see all the 'big boys' enjoying while being age appropriate and activity based to hold a young scouts interest.

The Lion program weaves traditional Scouting concepts of character development, leadership skills, personal fitness and citizenship into activities that are age-appropriate and fun for the boys and their parents.

The activities introduce the family to Cub Scouting, and provide an exciting way for the little guys to explore the world around them. The program will fuel their imagination, creativity and fun as they experience the growth Scouting can provide. At the end of the Lion year, they “graduate” to Tiger and advance through Cub Scouting.

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Is your Son a Bobcat yet?

It doesn't matter your sons age - its all about the 'bling' on the uniform! Scouts love to compare their uniform since it is a window into their adventure through scouting. Just look at any cub's uniform and you will be able to know how old he is, where he went camping last, how often he has attended meetings and a wealth of other information.

Help your Cub Scout get started quickly in Cub Scouts by helping them to earn their BobCat award.

The first award a boy can earn when he joins Cub Scouts is the Bobcat award. You can keep track of his progress by signing off requirements in his book. You may have been given a “Trail to Bobcat” flier to keep track of his progress as well, but you will still need to sign off his requirements in his handbook.

The Den Meeting
Your Cub Scout is in a “den” with boys in the same school grade. Dens meet meet weekly. They will complete requirements at den meetings and tracked, which are then recoded in your son’s handbook. You can also work on requirements at home anytime and sign those off. Show the Den Leader your son’s handbook Once your Cub Scout has completed all of the Bobcat requirements, show his book to your son’s Den Leader. The Den Leader will make arrangements to have the award presented to your son at pack meeting. The award is paid for out of the pack budget. Most pack budgets are funded by Scouts dues, selling popcorn,selling candy or other fundraising efforts.

The Pack Meeting
All of the Cub Scouts and their families get together once a month for a terrific night called “pack meeting”. It is a great idea to invite grandparents, family and friends to the pack meeting where your son will receive his Bobcat, usually soon after joining.

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Announcements

Popcorn Show&Sells
Pack 29 has begun showing the community the latest in Scout Popcorn! If your scout is selling popcorn this year Show & Sells are an easy way to boost sales and get your scout closer to those salesmanship prizes. Please sign up for a slot to sell popcorn here

Lion Kick Off Meeting
If you have already joined or Lion den, or are interested in joining, Monday October 3rd will be our first meeting. Be sure to bring one of your new kindergarten friends along - scouting is even more fun with a friend!

Family Camping
A Cub Scout belongs outdoors and in a tent. Enjoy a fun filled weekend of scouting activities at one of the premier scout camps in the country. October 8th& 9th is family camping fun for the whole family. No cooking! No Cleanup! Reserve your families space by registering here.

Webelos Camping
Calling all Webelos I & II's! We have been invited by Troop 29 to become 'Marooned' by pirates in the Caribbean on October 22ndand 23rd. We will be camping and learning survival skills being taught by the scouts of Troop 29. We are told there is even a prize for the patrol that manages to successfully escape the island first (we are pretty sure that doesn't mean the scouts that leave early!!!). For more information click through to the invitation.

Annual Hayride/Bonfire
You won't want to miss our annual family hayride and bonfire. On Saturday October 15th we will be heading off to take an authentic hay ride to our fall bonfire site. A chance for families to share some real fall fun ending with a chance to sing around the campfire. Be sure to add this to your family calendar NOW!