Pack News

What the Entire Pack is "Doing" Together...

I hope you all had a great Christmas and we wish everyone a safe and healthy New Year!

January will be a very busy month for Pack 584, so get your shiny new calendars out, or slide your electronic calendar to January and put the following events on your calendar:

January 3rd - Saturday @ 9:00 a.m.- Pack Hike -  This year's hike will be on the Javelina Trail at South Mountain.  The trail is 1.8 miles one way.  Remember to wear approiate shoes for the hike, wear sunscreen, bring plenty of water, and bring a snack.  We will walk to the end of the trail, take a group picture, and look around a little before we head back the way we came.   Directions to get there:  take Baseline Rd. west  of I-10 to 46th Street;  Take a left on 46th Street and take the road to the parking lot.  Directions will also be listed on the Pack 584 website.

Jan 5th - Committee meeting at 7pm,  Hope Church.  All parents are welcome to attend.  This is a planning meeting for den leaders and the various Pack chairs.

Jan 10th - Pine Wood Derby Prep - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Saturday @ The Dexter's garage (1768 W. Lark Drive) will be open to scouts with parents needing help with their cars.  

Jan 12th - Pack meeting @ 6:45 p.m., Jacobson Elementary.  Theme is POSITIVE ATTITUDE.  This will be the last awards Pack meeting for Webelos II.

        Den activities:
            Den 9           Flags    
            Den 10 & 20  Bake sale    
            Den 3           Set up/clean up    
            Den 7           Skit
            Den 8           Opening

Jan 23rd - Friday night Pine Wood Derby weigh in and Family Race Night.  Weigh in is from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hope Church.  The Family Race will follow immediately after the weigh in ends at 7:00 p.m. 

Jan 24th - Distribution of Scouting for Food bags - Saturday a.m. - Each den will be assigned a portion of a neighborhood where they will do door to door drop off. Look for more information on this directly from your den leader.

Jan 24th - Pine Wood Derby Races - 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. @ Hope Church.  We start with the youngest dens and work our way up.  Look for an estimated schedule in the next few weeks.  The winner of each level will race against each other at the end of the night.

Jan 31st -  Scouting for Food picking up bags.  Gather with your Dens to retrieve the bags you delivered to your assigned neighborhood on January 24th.  We'll meet at Tarwater Elementary (2300 S. Gardner) at approximately 9:00 a.m. to gather all the collections so they can be delivered to the food bank.

Looking forward to see you all in the New Year.

Cubmaster Doug

Parent Action Items
January 2015
  • Enter the Raffle!
  • Start working on your Pinewood Derby car

Pack | Committee | Training
Tiger | Wolf | Bear Webelos I | Webelos II

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America...
to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.