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Pinewood Derby 2017 Was a Terrific Success With Nearly 50 Cars!

Posted: January 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

This year’s pinewood derby saw nearly 100% pack participation with quite a few sibling cars entered as well.  We ran over 50 heats with some awesomely decorated cars.  We even had a car with LED lights on it!   Everyone had a great time and did a great job!


November Carnival Hosted by Den 2 Bears

Posted: January 8th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Bears hosted a Carnival for the November pack meeting for their “Grin and Bear it ” adventure.  The carnival seemed to be a success and the boys really enjoyed running their games for everyone.

 

 


Tigers Attend Aggie Basketball Game

Posted: November 15th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Tigers of Pack 60 attended an Aggie men’s basketball game on Monday, 11/14/16. They met with a staff member prior to the game to discuss the importance of fitness and an active lifestyle.  The scouts then watched the Aggie men defeat American University, 76-53.imagejpeg_0 imagejpeg_1 imagejpeg_2 imagejpeg_3 imagejpeg_4


Pack 60 Veteran’s Day Flag Ceremony at Forest Ridge

Posted: November 15th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

img_1678 img_1681 img_1682 img_1683 img_1684 img_1698On Veteran’s Day, cub scouts from Pack 60 who attend Forest Ridge Elementary presented the flags for a opening flag ceremony during the school wide Patriotic Sing-along.  These scouts opened for both sing-alongs and did an awesome job!


Fort Parker Fall Camping Trip

Posted: November 8th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Pack 60 scouts and their families attended the Fall camping trip to Fort Parker State Park.   We had over 35 people in attendance braving the occasional rainfall and high 50’s overnight lows to make this trip a terrific success.   The park was having its 75th anniversary celebration on Saturday so there were multiply activities to participate in including fishing, a pontoon boat tour of the lake, free canoe and kayak use.  There were nature displays, ham radio operators a buffalo soldier talk and some vendors on site.  The boys got to try casting practice to catch a simulated fish and we even got to try our hand at using an atlatl to throw a small spear at a round target and a target boar.   Both nights included s’mores and Saturday we had a campfire program complete with skits.  We went on a few nature hikes and before leaving camp Sunday even went on a short hike to a geocache on a nature trail.
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Pack 60’s October 24 Meeting with FUNgineering Was A *Smashing* Success!

Posted: October 25th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Our Oct. 24th meeting is one that all the boys will remember for a long time.  FUNgineering came out and put on a robotics demonstration that ended with each den building and competing in a Robot Sumo double elimination competition and finally a battle royal.   Everyone was cheering and shouting and had a great time.

We also had announcements about our Fort Parker camping trip coming up in a couple of weeks and awards were handed out to boys who earned them.

Building the Bots:

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Final Round Winner:

Battle Royal:

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Pack 60 Webelos Attended Webelos Woods Oct. 22nd and 23rd

Posted: October 25th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Webelos woods is a program to introduce Webelos rank cub scouts to boy scout packs in the area.  They get to meet with each troop and participate in an event put on but that troop.  The parents also get to visit with the troop leaders, learn about their scouting programs and events.  Our boys had a great time attending this year and enjoyed participating in all of the activities.  The evening campfire program was a highlight.  We wrapped up our Saturday night with our host troop, a campfire and s’mores.  This is the best way to meet all the troops in our area and introduce Cub Scouts to the world of Boy Scouting.
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Tigers and Backyard Adventures

Posted: October 25th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Jamboree On The Air (JOTA), Oct. 15th and 16th

Posted: October 25th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Pack 60’s Den 5 participated in JOTA (http://www.scouting.org/jota.aspx) on Oct. 16th.  Mr. David Gent allowed our den in to his home and shared with us the world of over the air broadcasting via ham radio.    The boys were able to learn about the equipment and technology as well as participate in the event and speak to scouts across the nation.  They were also given an lesson in signal location via tools Mr. Gent graciously allowed our scouts to borrow and test their skills.

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BTU Demonstrates Safety Around Power Lines

Posted: September 30th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

BTU representatives came out to our Monday pack meeting on 9/26 and brought this awesome display to share with the pack.  They explained what to do, what not to do and how to be safe around power lines.  The room was filled with buzzing sounds and electricity.  Den 5 also gave presentations to the pack over various community related topics as part of their next rank.   Thanks to BTU for putting on this presentation to help keep our scouts safe around electricity!

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