Pack Olympics

OlympicsMonday, May 2
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

The top finishers in each age group will be eligible to represent the pack at the Gemstone District Olympics. This is a fun event that your boys won’t want to miss. Scouts should wear their Class B uniform (t-shirts) and comfortable shoes.

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Cub Scout Odyssey Camping Trip

PiedmontCouncilBSA_reservationFriday and Saturday
May 13-15, 2016
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/son camping trip starts Friday night and ends on Sunday. It will feature exciting programs and activities for all age Cub Scouts including Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts. The weekend will feature many opportunities for boys to learn Scouting skills, play games and participate in crafts. There will also be BB shooting and archery. Families should plan to bring their own tents and other camping equipment. The cost is $35 each person (Scout and Parent) and includes a snack on Friday night, three meals on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Transportation will be on your own. Carpooling is encouraged!

Make plans to join us now. See you there!

Click here for more information and to register

Directions to Piedmont Council Scout Reservation

Pack 171 camping checklist

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Waterpalooza! End of Year Picnic!

Sunday, June 5, 2016
3:00 – 6:00 pm at WCUMC

Water gun fights, slip-n-slide, raingutter regatta, cookout and more!

This event is open to the entire family.  Please use the link below to indicate how many people you will be bringing, and pick a dish to bring along to share with everyone.

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Gemstone District Day Camp

June 13 – June 17


The Gemstone District Day Camp will be held June 13th to 17th at Van Hoy Campground in Harmony (about 12 miles north of Statesville).

Training dates for adult volunteers are March 17th and March 25th at 7:00 pm at Vandenberg United Methodist Church in Mooresville. Our Pack will need two trained adult volunteers each day of the week in order for us to be permitted to send any boys.

These are the only two meetings, so if you plan to volunteer to work, please plan to come to one of the meetings.  The fee this year is $70.00 per Scout for the week.

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