Carolina Raptor Center – July 17, 2021

We are going to the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville! Come see lots of real life Birds of Prey!


Additional Information on the Carolina Raptor Center:
http://www.carolinaraptorcenter.org/
 

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District Cub Scout Day Camp – August 28 in Harmony, NC

The Gemstone District is planning a Cub Scout Day Camp for 8am to 3:30pm at Van Hoy Campground on August 28.

This will include BB Gun, Archery, Woodworking, and other activities!

More details to follow once they are available from the District

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August 30: First Den Meetings and Popcorn Kickoff!

 

August 30 at 6:30 pm
WCUMC

This will kick off the our new year!

Locations for the meetings will be confirmed and communicated ahead of time.  Welcome back!

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WEBELOS Camporee Fall 2021


September 10 – 12

A WEBELOS requirement is to attend at least one event with the Troop before advancing at the Blue & Gold banquet next year. There are only 2 Camporees offered – one in the spring, and one in the fall.  If anyone in the Arrow of Light den has not gone to a camporee, this will be your last chance.
Check-in time is 5:00pm if coming on Friday, and 9:15am if arriving on Saturday.

You will need both full Class A and Class B uniforms, and closed-toe shoes/boots.  If you are coming Saturday morning, please plan on eating breakfast before arrival, and pack a lunch for Saturday.  We will have dinner Saturday and breakfast Sunday with the troop.

This should be a scout/parent only adventure, if possible.  However; if siblings need to come along it’s ok.  Each scout must fill out part A and B of the health form before arriving at the campsite.  A doctor’s signature is not required for this event.  The forms will be collected and kept together for inspection.

Pack 171 camping checklist

Health forms

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First Pack Meeting of the Year – 2021

September 13th at 6:30 pm
WCUMC

Welcome back Scouts! We hope everyone had a great summer. Our first pack meeting is scheduled for September 13th at 6:30pm at Williamson Chapel United Methodist Church.

We’ll play games, award the first den cup of the year and welcome new scouts to our Pack. We’ll also provide updates about this year’s program and all the great activities we have planned. You won’t want to miss it!

This is also a great opportunity to have new potential members come and meet the pack, so if you know of anyone in grades K through 5 that might be interested, please let them know the meeting details.

We look forward to seeing all of you again and to another great year of scouting!

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Lake Norman State Park Campout

Saturday, September 25 – 26

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
  • 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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October 2021 Pack Meeting & Arrow of Light Cross Over

 

October 4 at 6:30 pm
WCUMC

Our next Pack meeting is scheduled for October 4 at 6:30pm at Williamson Chapel United Methodist Church.

The focus of this event will be an Arrow of Light Cross Over ceremony to the Troop

Please wear full Class-A uniforms for the Pack meetings.

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USS North Carolina and Campout at Carolina Beach State Park

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October 23 – 24

Pack 171 has a trip planned to the USS North Carolina in Wilmington, Camping at Carolina Beach State Park (Group Site B) and a visit to the Aquarium at Fort Fisher.  This is a family friendly camp out so parents and siblings are welcome.

Families should plan to bring their own tents and other camping equipment.

Make plans to join us now. See you there!

Pack 171 camping checklist

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Pack 171 Flag Retirement Ceremony

Monday, November 1st
6:30pm
Williamsons Chapel UMC

Pack 171 will be holding a flag retirement ceremony at our November pack meeting. Scouts are one of the only groups authorized to retire American flags. This is a very respectful and meaningful service that has meant a lot to those who have participated in the past. All scouts who are in their Class A uniforms will be able to participate in the ceremony. We will have several honored guests join us as well.

  • If you have an old or worn flag that you would like to retire, please donate it to the pack for this ceremony.
  • If you are an active duty or retired member of the military, please let us know! As part of the ceremony we would like to honor your for your service. You are encouraged to wear your uniform to the ceremony.
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Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade
Downtown Mooresville
November 11th
1:00pm

Pack 171 has signed up to walk in the Veterans Day parade in downtown Mooresville.

We will meet at Mooresville Fire & Rescue on Main Street and Iredell Avenue at noon.  Parents can drop off or park near the post office.

The parade should start at 1, and follow Main Street to the Wells Fargo, between Moore Ave and Center Ave.  There should be plenty of parking behind Wells Fargo.

Parents and siblings are welcome to join.

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