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2016 Pinewood Derby

 

Welcome to Pack 281! Our pack is located in Dallas, PA in the heart of the Back Mountain community. If your son is considering joining scouts you have come to the right place! We are a very active Cub Scout pack that thrives on community involvement and family values. We would like to welcome you to visit any of our functions to see for yourself how rewarding scouting can be. There are lots of fun activities waiting for you!

Hike

Posted on Jun 16 2016 - 6:18am

Hi everyone! We have our hike this Saturday at Rickett's Glen! We will meet at the lower entrance located right on Rte 118 at 9 am. Please be there by 9 am because once we start hiking you may not be able to locate us. Remember to wear appropriate hiking shoes and a water bottle. Also consider having bug spray, a hat, sunglasses, and any other accessories that will make the hike more comfortable and enjoyable for you. Class B uniforms are probably your best bet. Class A uniforms are not the most cofortable to hike in. I hope to see you all there for a great adventure into the woods. Hiking is a bigger and bigger aspect of Scouting as your son progresses and it is a good idea to help them prepare for what Boy Scouts do a lot of. Plus it is always great to get kids outside and get some great exercise! If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me at JoshuaCoy@ msn.com or via text at #570-332-0215.    -      Cubmaster Josh

Fishing Derby

Posted on Jun 8 2016 - 8:40pm

Hi everyone! School's out for summer so let's get outside and enjoy it! This Saturday (6/11/16) we will be having the Fishing Derby at Twin Lakes located atr 138 Carpenter Road Harvey's Lake. Look for the Pack 281 banner marking the entrance. We will start at 8 am. I'm hoping to see everyone in their Class B uniforms. Please bring a fishing pole and we will provide the bait. Make sure you are dressed properly for the weather. We will also have water to keep everyone hydrated! Also mark your calanders for next Saturday (6/18/16) to come out to Rickett's Glenn at 9 am for a hike at a beautiful location. Wear proper footwear and Class B uniforms. If you have a water bottle I recommend bringing it but we will have water if you forget to bring some. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me through the email or text. JoshuaCoy@msn.com  #570-332-0215   -   Cubmaster Josh

Hello Summer!

Posted on Jun 2 2016 - 6:52am

Wow this week went fast! Thursday was here and I didn't have this post up yet! A big Thank You to all of our Scouts (and parents!) that came out for the Memorial Day Parade! We had a beautiful day for a parade and you all did a great job! Next up is the Fishing Derby next Saturday at Twin Lakes located at 138 Carpenter Road Harvey's Lake, PA. We start at 8 am because the early worm gets the fish! I hope to see everyone there and hopefully the fish will be biting. If you have your own fishing pole please bring it. We will have bait for everyone to use. A reminder to everyone that is going to Camp this summer to work on getting your physical signed by your physician. Camp will be here before you know it and depending on how busy your physician they may not be able to accommidate you at the last minute. Also be watching for a meeting for Adventure and Resident Campers to discuss decorating our campsite and what we need to bring, like firewood, toilet paper, paper towels and other "campsite" supplies. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me at any time.    - Cubmaster Josh

New Den assignments

Posted on May 26 2016 - 9:48am

Hello Pack 281 members,

Just a quick note to let everyone know that I have changed everyone's respective den assignments to reflect advancement into your next group. You may now use your new email addresses when you wish to email your den. The emails are as follows:

Fishing Derby

Posted on May 24 2016 - 9:40pm

Hi everyone! Coming up on Saturday June 11th we will be having our Fishing Derby at Twin Lakes! This is a new location this year so here is the address and directions if you need them. It is located at 138 Carpenter Rd in Harvey's Lake. As you are heading on 415 toward Harvey's Lake you will take a right onto Ridge Ave. It is at the interesection where K&B Discount Auto Repair is located. Follow Ridge Ave all the way to the end of the road and it will end at Carpenter Road. Take a right onto Carpenter Road and you are there! If you have a fishing pole bring it out and we will have bait. This is a catch and release event so make other plans for lunch! We will start at 8 am so set those alarm clocks! Class B uniforms are suggested. I hope to see a lot of young anglers come out to reel in some fun! If you have any questions feel free to contact your Den Leader or myself.    -  Cubmaster Josh

Memorial Day Parade

Posted on May 24 2016 - 9:23pm

Hi everyone! As we get ready for the official kickoff to summer this weekend please remember that the Dallas Memorial Day Parade is Memorial Day, which is this coming Monday! We will meet at the Dallas American legion at 8:30am as the parade begins at 9am. We usually are one of the first groups to march so please be there before 9am. Class A uniforms are required, Scouts can wear their new Den colors if they have them. Sunglasses and hats are acceptable, especially if it is sunny. Water will be available to keep Scouts hydrated. I hope to see everyone there to pay respect to the soldiers that have defended our freedoms. The parade is usually over around 11am-12pm so there will be plenty of time to make it to picnics or BBQ's after the parade. If you have any questions please feel free to contact either your Den Leader or myself. Thank you!      -  Cubmaster Josh

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