2018 Blue & Gold Banquet

blue and goldSaturday, February 24
3:00pm to 6:00pm

In the Followship Hall at Williamson Chapel. We will celebrate Cub Scouting’s 88th birthday. Boys may receive rank awards, and other acheivements. Webelos IIs will cross over into the Troop with a special Arrow of Light ceremony.

Class A Uniforms are required for this event.

 

You are all invited to the 2018 Blue & Gold Banquet.  It will be February 24th, 3-6pm at the church.

The theme this year is wilderness.  The pack will provide barbecue from Sonny’s.  We are requesting that each family sign up to bring sides, desserts, or drinks.  Please have your items warmed and ready to server with serving spoons, etc.  We will have outlets for crockpots.

Please register below with the number of guests you’re expecting, and what you would like to bring to share.

 

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March Pack Meeting

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Monday, March 5th

6:30pm Williamson’s Chapel UMC

This will be our monthly Pack meeting.  All scouts should wear their full Class A uniforms.

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Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Saturday, March 18, 2018
Greensboro, NC
Cost: Free

On March 15, 1781, the largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War’s Southern Campaign took place at Guilford Courthouse in Greensboro, NC. This year’s reenactment marks the 235th anniversary! The reenactment takes place on Saturday, March 18th in Greensboro. There is an entire weekend of events (see schedule link for those who are interested). The pack will tour the historical encampments, see period demonstrations and witness the battle reenactment. Featuring several hundred reenactors in full costume, horses, muskets and dozens of real cannons, it’s a great opportunity to see history in action! Transportation to Greensboro is on your own (although we encourage carpooling). You can arrive whenever you choose but the pack will meet at 10:00 am at the Visitor’s Center. Bring a bag lunch or you can purchase food from on-site vendors. Mark your calendars for this one! It’s worth the trip.

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Click on the image to the left to view parking and walking directions.

 

 

For more information and some great images check out these sites:

Google Maps Directions

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park website

Guilford Battleground Company website

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Spring Pack Camping

April 21-22

Details are still being worked out for this camping trip.  Check back soon for more information!

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Pack Olympics

Olympics

Monday, May 7th
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Williamson Chapel UMC

For our May pack meeting we will be holding our annual pack Olympics. This is a fun, outside activity where Scouts participate in a variety of “Olympic” events. Scouts will compete in:

  • The Standing Long Jump
  • Running Long Jump
  • Overhand Softball Throw
  • Broomstick Throw
  • Football Kick
  • Push Ups
  • Sit-Ups
  • 50-Yard Dash

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Cub Scout Odyssey Camping Trip

Friday and Saturday
May 18-20, 2018
5:00 PM Starting Arrival Time

Pack 171 is attending the Cub Scout Odyssey at the Piedmont Council’s Scout Reservation (about an hour and a half west of Mooresville).

This parent/scout outdoor camping experience will feature exciting programs and activities for all ages; Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Webelos I and Webelos II.

Games and crafts for you and your scout to enjoy together. (Brothers and sisters are welcome, too!)

Attention Webelos and Arrow of Light Ranks: we will have two sessions available on the climbing tower!  Don’t miss out!

Print Off and bring filled out Class A & B health form to the event. No doctor’s signature required.

Make plans to join us now. See you there!

Directions to Piedmont Council Scout Reservation

Pack 171 camping checklist

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Waterpalooza! End of Year Picnic!

Sunday, June 3, 2017
3:00 – 6:00 pm at WCUMC

Come celebrate another great scouting year at the Waterpalooza picnic.  We will have water gun fights, slip-n-slide, cookout and more!  So bring your squirt guns and bathing suits.  Before the picnic begins we will have the final Pack meeting of the year where we hand out achievements and rank advancements.

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