Welcome to Pack 171!

Girls & Boys, Kindergarten through 5th Grade, Mondays at 6:30pm at the Picnic Tables Behind the Lowes YMCA

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Gemstone District Trail to Bobcat (Oct 2)

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If you are a Tiger or a new Scout joining the Wolf, Bear, Webelo, or Arrow of Light Dens the Bobcat Rank is your first rank.

Come earn your Bobcat Rank and participate in some of the Cub Scout Shooting Sports for Free!

There is also an option to work with Rocket Academy for $5 if interested!  Details and Sign Up at the link below.  

https://www.piedmontcouncilbsa.org/content/94755/Gemstone-Trail-to-Bobcat-Event

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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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Lion & Tiger Field Day

 

Saturday October 16: EnergyExplorium at the McGuire Nuclear Station

Details and Sign Up at:

https://www.piedmontcouncilbsa.org/liontigerday

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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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Piedmont Council Freaky Fall Festival (Oct 30 – 31)

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This is an event put on by the Piedmont Council.  All food is provided.  Lots of events for the Scouts to participate in, and an overnight campout.

Additional information and Sign Up at: https://www.piedmontcouncilbsa.org/freakyfallfestival

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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Scouting for Food – Door Hanger Day

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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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December Pack Meeting and Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 11  2021

Tentative Plan: Christmas caroling at Atria Senior Living Center and Pack 171 holiday event at Lake Norman Elementary School

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.

After caroling, we will head to Lake Norman Elementary School to enjoy Cub Scout holiday games and fun activities. 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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