Pack News

Kickoff: Train ride to Base Camp

posted Aug 25, 2019, 9:27 PM by Cub Master

This year we will kick off the school year by hiking to Base Camp at Fort Snelling again.  This year Fort Snelling is having a popcorn event called Lumbersnack Camp.  We will tour Minnehaha Falls, and hike the Minnesota State Trail to Base Camp.  Look here for more information.

McKinley Open House

posted Aug 25, 2019, 2:38 PM by Cub Master

It's time to get back to school, and the Pack will be present at open house again this year to tell everyone about Cub Scouts and invite girls and boys to join us for fun and adventure!  Please wear your Pack T-Shirt and swing by our tables when you get a chance.

Summer Family Camp

posted Aug 25, 2019, 2:31 PM by Cub Master

Family camp was held at Bunker Park this year.  We got wet, but ate well.  After the rain came early (and hard) Friday night, we took to our tents and were fine in the morning thanks to a great breakfast! After hiking, biking, and spending some time in the woods, we had a fantastic spaghetti dinner, cleaned up camp, and held our campfire program before heading out Saturday night ahead of the predicted hail storms!  

July is summer camp month

posted Aug 25, 2019, 2:26 PM by Cub Master

Our Scouts went to the council's summer camps in July.  While the AOL den went to Navajo Camp at Tomahawk Scout camp, the other Dens enjoyed a weekend at Stearns Scout Camp.  The Webelos Outpost experience was quite a challenge this year with a tornado in the area.  We took shelter where we played some games and shared birthday cake made for one of the staff members.

Scout Day at the Twins

posted Aug 25, 2019, 2:22 PM by Cub Master

Our July outing was a Twins baseball game.  We took the train down to the field and watched the Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6.

Blaine Festival Parade

posted Jun 6, 2019, 4:45 PM by Cub Master   [ updated Jun 20, 2019, 4:29 AM ]

Our Pack will participate again this year in the Blaine Festival Parade.  The float will be decorated prior to the start of the parade, and we will pass out candy as we greet the crowds.  Our line-up number is C09 starting at 10:30.  The parade starts at noon.

Park Cleanup

posted May 26, 2019, 2:09 PM by Cub Master

Our Pack will meet at Ham Lake Park on Saturday, June 1 @ 9:00 in order to clean-up the park and prepare it for summer activities. We will spend an hour cleaning up the park and then have time for some outdoor activities as desired.  Come and help make our Park clean!

Pack Meeting: Awards Picnic

posted May 26, 2019, 2:06 PM by Cub Master

Congratulations to our Scouts who were awarded the rank they've been working on all year, and bridged to the next rank on May 19 at the Ham Lake fire station. Thank you to our Den Leaders and the many other volunteers that help make our Pack go.  Scouting is a year-round activity, so stay tuned for activities this summer as we take a break from our Den Meetings, but continue to explore the outdoors and participate in activities.

Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale

posted Apr 11, 2019, 7:35 AM by Cub Master

Sunday, April 14 (8:00-12:00) is the Ham Lake Lions Club annual pancake breakfast and the Ham Lake Senior Center. The Lions Club is our Pack's charter organization. This is our annual opportunity to support the Lion's Club and their charitable work (which includes our Pack).
We also have a bake sale during this event to help raise money for the Pack. Bring baked goods first thing in the morning. You can sign up for a shift here:

Scouting For Food

posted Apr 11, 2019, 7:33 AM by Cub Master

On Saturday, April 13 (8:00-12:00) we will participate in a national service project known as Scouting for Food by collecting food around Ham Lake and bringing it to NACE food shelf. We will partner with Troop 506 for this event.  The morning will start out with (free) breakfast at the Ham Lake Sportsman's Club at 8:00.  After breakfast, we will form groups and assign Ham Lake neighborhoods to each group.  After collecting food in those neighborhoods, we will return to the Sportsman's Club, combine the collected food, and bring it to NACE.

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