Circle K Back-to School Bash

August 19-20th

With the Scout Camporee package, Charlotte-area scouts and their parents can enjoy a fun-filled night under the stars in the infield of Charlotte Motor Speedway after the biggest outdoor monster truck show around. The package includes a ticket to the Circle K Back-to-School Monster Truck Bash, a jamboree style campout in the Charlotte Motor Speedway infield, and a light breakfast, on Sunday morning.

This event is open to the entire family!

Event Ticket Only Event Ticket and Sleepover
Scout and Siblings under 13 years of age $10 $16
Scout and Adults 14 years or older $25 $29

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First Pack Meeting of the Year

August 21st at 6:30 pm
WCUMC

Welcome back Scouts! We hope everyone had a great summer. Our first pack meeting is scheduled for August 21st 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 any boys in grades 1 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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First Den Meetings September 11

CubScoutsDens will meet at 6:30 in the following rooms at the Williamson Chapel United Methodist Church –

Tigers – room A105
Wolves – room A206
Bears – room A109 (old fellowship hall)
Webelos I – room A204/205
Webelos II – room A106

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Lake Norman State Park Campout

Saturday, September 23rd

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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Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Camping

Saturday, October 21-22, 2017
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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WEBELOS Camporee

October 20 – 22

WEBELOS are required 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.

The cost of this camping trip is $10 for scouts, and $2 for parents.  Check-in is from 9:15 – 10:30 on Saturday, October 21st.  You will 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.

This should be a scout/parent only adventure, if possible.  However; if siblings need to come along it’s ok.  Information, schedules, and health forms can be found in this packet.  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.

We are aware that this Camporee is in conflict with the Stone Mountain camping trip, but we would strongly suggest you make plans to attend.

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).

 

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Cub Scouts Spookoree

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Cub Scout Spookoree
Friday, October 27th – Sunday, October 29th

Details to follow.

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