Information Session at Lake Norman Elementary

cub scouting funLake Norman Elementary School Monday, September 8th at 6:30pm.

Pack 171 will host an information session at Lake Norman Elementary School on Monday, September 8th at 6:30pm. There will be supervised games and activities for the boys while parents have the chance to learn about Cub Scouts and ask questions. You can meet the Cubmaster and Pack leaders and learn more about getting involved in all of the fun activities of Pack 171. Come find out what Cub Scouts is all about!

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Lake Norman State Park Campout

Saturday, September 19
4:00 pm

Pack 171 welcomes the fall with our first camping trip of the season. We will be camping at Lake Norman State Park which is only a few short miles away from Mooresville. This is a family friendly camp out so parents and siblings are welcome. The pack will provide dinner on Saturday night and breakfast on Sunday. Families should plan to bring their own tents and other camping equipment.  This will be a great and very accessible trip for Scouts of all ages and camping experience levels.
 

Saturday:

  • Meet at Group Sites D and E on Group Camp Lane between 4 and 5
  • Organized game 5:00 – 6:30
  • Dinner 6:30
  • Campfire time 7:45
  • Lights out 9:30

Sunday:

  • Breakfast 8:00
  • Organized activity/hike

Make plans to join us now!  Don’t forget tents, sleeping bags, water bottles, bug spray, sunscreen and your ashes from previous camping trips!

Directions to Lake Norman State Park

Pack 171 camping checklist

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New Scout Bobcat Day

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October 3rd 2015 – New Scout Bobcat Day

New scouts from all dens are invited to Ft. Dobbs for a day of activities

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October Pack Meeting

mascotsMonday, October 5th6:30pm Williamson’s Chapel UMC

This will be our formal Pack meeting.  Please wear your Class A uniforms.

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Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Camping

Saturday, October 17 – 18, 2015
Damascus, Virginia

The Virginia Creeper Trail is an old railroad path that has been converted into a wide and smooth trail which is perfect for biking. The trail slopes gently downhill and is easy enough for even the newest bike riders to handle. We meet in Damascus, Virginia at The Bike Station (about a 2.5 hour drive from Mooresville). From the Bike Station our bikes are put on trailers and we are driven to the top of the trail (approx. 25 minutes) in a shuttle bus. We are dropped off and enjoy a 3 to 3.5 hour ride through beautiful scenery back to the shop. The trail passes over bridges and along streams, and around mountains. There are plenty of scenic places to picnic and a few small restaurants where you can buy lunch. You can even stop for ice cream if you want.  Camping is at Bear Tree National forest, about 10-15 minutes outside of Damascus.

Cost for the trip will be announced as soon as possible.

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Cub Scouts Spookoree

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Cub Scout Spookoree
Friday, October 23rd – Sunday, October 25th

Details to follow.

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Scouting for Food – Door Hanger Day

sffOur pack will be participating in Scouting for Food again this year.  Saturday, November 14th, we will canvas neighborhoods putting door hangers on houses.  The next Saturday, November 21nd, we will return to the same neighborhoods to collect the food.

All donations will be taken to the Mooresville Soup Kitchen.

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