Monday, March 3, 2008

March Cub Scout Events - Pack 766 Den 6

Welcome to March! We have another great month planned for the kids. This month the Scouts will work towards earning their World Conservation Pin while enjoying the company of Bears on an evening hike with a naturist from Back to Natives, learn the science of laser, play a fun game of flag football along with camping and some Egg (bring the bumpers out to protect the eggs) Bowling. Without further talk here is the schedule for March.

Monday, March 3, 2008 (6:30 - 7:30P) FREE for Scouts; $3/sibling

Den Meeting, 24000 Alicia Parkway (Cold Stone Creamery)

As a very special reward for all the hard work our Scouts have done in obtaining their Wolf Badge and other tasks it is time for a break before we start focusing on electives (arrow points), special awards and the Sports & Academic Program. Join us as we tour a locally owned and operated parlor and learn how Ice Cream is made. Special thanks to the franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery for opening up their facility to our Den for this very special educational and rewarding opportunity.

Hosted by: Hansen Family / Denner: Master Stojan

(Please note that our Den Meeting at the Norman Center is being postponed yet again – now April due to construction at the facility.)

Saturday, March 8, 2008 (9:30 - 11:30A) FREE for Scouts; $15.00/siblings

Quest for Knowledge, 27741 Crown Valley Parkway, Suite 315A (LaserQuest)

This is a private educational event that will consist of hands-on experience, live demonstrations, two games of Laser Quest, an entertaining video presentation and follow up lesson plans for Scout Leaders. Due to capacity restrictions Scouts will be given first priority to participate in the actual laser tag games. Siblings are invited on a first come, first served basis (if space permits). Our little Scouts (for example, Tiger Scouts) may need assistance to handle the backpack and will need to be accompanied by their Akela. LaserQuest opens to the general public at noon. Please R.S.V.P. as soon as possible.

Monday, March 10, 2008 (4:30 - 6:00P) FREE for Scouts; $3/siblings & $6/Adults

Egg Bowling, 25402 Marguerite Parkway (Saddleback Lanes)

With fragile cargo bouncing around this Easter (Eggs) we will put up the bumpers to help protect the eggs as we roll them down the lanes at Saddleback Lanes. Please RSVP as soon as possible so we can know who to expect for the fun evening and for Beltloops. This event is part of the Sports & Academic Program of Cub Scouts where Scouts where participating Scouts will earn their Bowling Beltloop and work towards their Bowling Pin J. This is an invite a friend to Sc-Outing activity, please bring a friend.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 (4:00 - 6:30P) $10.00/Scout; $10.00/siblings

Howling Evening with Bears, 26215 Dimension, Lake Forest (Nature Park)

During the nature hike, scouts learn about five animals that use camouflage to protect themselves, and make a plaster cast of an animal track. After the hike, scouts make a collage of animals that are in the same class: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, or mammals. Scouts participate in an environmental service project that helps maintain habitat for wildlife. This is a joint activity between the Wolf and Bear Den. No public bathrooms at the Nature Park. Please remember to wear your whistle and carry your water.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 (6:30 - 8:00P) FREE for Families & Scouts

Pack Meeting, 24042 Via La Coruna (Castille School)

Each month Scouts are invited to the monthly Pack Meeting. This is a family event where Scouts participate in activities, obtain greater knowledge, learn about upcoming events and get to come on stage for Beltloops and Awards. Please submit your Scouts accomplishments by March 10 (Egg Bowling) to ensure he receives the awards he has earned.

Friday, March 28-30, 2008 (5:00P - 8:00A) $5.00/Family plus entry fees

Casper’s Campout, 33401 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano (Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park)

Join the Pack for the Annual Winter Campout at Casper Wilderness Park for three days/two nights of hiking, campfires and learning. We are currently overbooked for the event; however, are still taking reservations to determine if an alternate campsite within the Park will be more suitable. Please confirm your attendance with Mark Robinson, Camping Chair or myself and indicate if you will be staying overnight. We look forward to having our entire den at this exciting event.

Monday, March 31, 2008 (6:00 - 7:30P) FREE for Families & Scouts

Fool’s “Flag” Football, 24932 Veterans Way (Oso Viejo Community Park)

As part of the Sports & Academic Program we will be taking the Scouts out for some fun fools football. Come on out and play some catch however you might want to watch out for a little twist as we mix in some Hot Potato’s.

This is a fun packed month and we look forward to making the best of new Spring Time Change on March 9th. I want to thank everyone for hanging in there with me last month as I was fighting the bug. Sorry I missed out on the Cave Hike and was happy to hear everyone had a wonderful time.

Upcoming 2nd Quarter 2008 Events

If you have an interest in planning and want to make a difference in the program for your Scout and others in the program, please consider volunteering some time to help coordinate future events. If you are interested, please talk with me and I would be happy to set some time aside to help you get started as a volunteer within our Den and/or Pack. This program is 100% Volunteerism!

Den Quarterly Planning Meeting - April 28

Good Turn for America (Flag Placement) - May 24 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Cub Socks Baseball

Movie Morning

Submit your Ideas and Make a Difference!

Please tell us a couple things that you want to do (Outings) and help us make this program the best for our Scouts. Please email me with ideas on events that can help build our program and aid in developing character in our kids. We are putting together a Planning Committee and your input will help guide our Den in 2008.

Thank you for being part of the 2008 Cub Scouting Program

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