September & October Den Meetings

 

September (19th & 26th) and October (3rd & 10th) Den Meetings will be 6:30 Mondays at the Lowes YMCA Picnic Tables

Please wear your Class B Scout T-shirts

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WEBELOS Camporee Fall 2022


October 8 & 9

WEBELOS are required to attend at least one event with the Troop before advancing at the Blue & Gold banquet of their 5th Grade year. There are only 2 Camporees offered – one in the spring, and one in the fall.

 

 

Arrival is 8:00 – 8:30 am on Saturday October 8, with departure around noon on Sunday.  The boys will camp with Troop 171 and the girls will camp with Troop 5171.

Cost is:

  • $30 per Scout ($15 event registration + $15 for food with the Troop)
  • $35 per Adult Leader ($15 event registration + $20 for food with the Troop)
  • $25 per parent ($5 event registration + $20 for food with the Troop)

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

Directions: From Exit 65 on I-77 going north, turn right and then take an immediate right onto Jericho Road at the VanHoy sign destination on left (742 Jericho Road).

Health forms

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Piedmont Council’s Freaky Fall Festival October 20 – 22

This is an awesome event put on by the Piedmont Council! 

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Lake Norman State Park Campout

Saturday, October 29 – 30

 

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 beginning at 3:00pm
  • 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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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 Post Office on Institute at noon.

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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Scouting for Food

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Our pack will be participating in Scouting for Food again this year.  Saturday, November 13th, we will canvas neighborhoods putting door hangers on houses.  The next Saturday, November 20th, 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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Scouting for Food Pickup Day

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Today we will go back to the neighborhoods where we hung door tags last week and collect the food donations. The plan is to start around 9am so we have plenty of time to get back to the church, where the Boy Scout Troop will load the food on to a trailer for delivery to the Mooresville Soup Kitchen.

We will need at least one volunteer from each den with a large vehicle to put the food in and deliver to the church.

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Mooresville Christmas Parade

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

 

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December Pack Meeting and Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 10 2022

 

To celebrate the holidays this year Pack 171 will be having a special December pack meeting on Saturday afternoon. We will start with Christmas caroling at the Atria Senior Living Center to help brighten the holidays for seniors in our community. Please have your scout wear his class A uniform. Click here for directions to Atria.

This meeting will take the place of our regular pack meeting for December. The pack will provide pizza for only $5 per family! We request each family sign up to bring a dish to share.  So come one and come all. Join us as Pack 171 celebrates the holidays!

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Pinewood Derby Workshop

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January 21st
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Picnic pavilion at WCUMC
 

Bring your pinewood derby car kit and your ideas. We’ll provide the tools, the patterns and the know-how to help you turn your kit into a nearly complete car! This workshop is one you don’t want to miss!

Rules and regulations can be found here.

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