Pack News

Three Rivers Swim Program

posted Dec 12, 2018, 9:41 PM by Cub Master

Registration is open for the Three Rivers Family Swim Program.  You can find all of the details here: 

I highly recommend this program for family and friends who want to learn how to swim (and who doesn't?).  Register early to get your spot!  Sign up with your friends for even more fun.

December Pack Meeting: Swimming

posted Dec 12, 2018, 9:39 PM by Cub Master

The Pack Meeting for December will be swimming at Roosevelt Pool in Blaine. This will start at 6:30PM on Saturday, December 15 and we will be out of the building at 8:30PM.  This event will just be a free, fun event for our families.

The pool at Roosevelt is fairly shallow in the shallowest area for our non-swimmers, and has a deep section for swimmers. Please come and enjoy some fun and fellowship with fellow Scouts.

Derby Fabrication Day

posted Dec 12, 2018, 9:37 PM by Cub Master

Come by Ham Lake Park Pavilion between 1:00PM and 5:00PM on Saturday, December 15 and work on your Pinewood Derby car.  Parents can use a band saw to rough cut the cars, and you can hang out and finish your car, or take it back home to put the finishing touches on.

Pack Meeting: Raingutter Regatta

posted Nov 13, 2018, 4:58 AM by Cub Scout

The Pack Meeting this month is the Raingutter Regatta.  Boat kits are already available from your Den Leader.  You make and decorate your boat, and then we will race them at the Pack Meeting.  We will also have awards - including the Bobcat award for the new Scouts in the Pack!

Pack Service Project: FMSC

posted Oct 21, 2018, 8:03 PM by Cub Scout

In the Boy Scout oath, we promise "To help other people at all times". In November we will attend at packing event at FMSC in Coon Rapids and help children in other parts of the world who do not have enough food.  Sign up now to attend.  The Boy Scout Troop will also join us for this event. 

October Pack Meeting: Hay Ride

posted Oct 21, 2018, 7:45 PM by Cub Scout

Our October Pack Meeting will be a hay ride followed by campfires and hot chocolate at Bunker Stables.  We need to arrive at 6:00 to check-in, and you should also plan to turn in fundraising money and order forms, and pay dues for 2019!

Fall Camporee October 5-7

posted Sep 25, 2018, 6:20 PM by Cub Scout

Fall Camporee is coming fast and registration is required to attend.  This year's registration for the Pack is easier than ever.  Just fill out this questionnaire and then complete the Health Form and shooting permission form.  See you at camp!

September Pack Meeting

posted Sep 16, 2018, 2:01 PM by Cub Scout

Out September Pack Meeting is on the 24th.  We will kick things off with root beer floats.  All of our new Scouts will receive their handbooks, neckerchiefs, and a welcome from the Pack.  The Scouts will play some games while the parents receive learn about the Pack and the program.  This will include information about fundraising and dues.  We will also have awards for those Scouts who worked hard over the summer.

Pack 508 Fall Kickoff: Base Camp Open House

posted Sep 1, 2018, 6:59 PM by Cub Scout

This year we are going to hike to Base Camp at Fort Snelling with a twist! Base Camp is having an open house, and our Pack will attend via a train ride and hike along the Minnesota State Trail.  You can find all of the details here: Train Ride and Base Camp Open House

Scout Me In!

posted Aug 21, 2018, 1:34 PM by Cub Scout

It is that time of year again...back to school, and fall recruiting. If you are interested in signing up for our Pack, use the link to sign up online, or come and meet us in person at one of the McKinley School events.

Open House: Wednesday, August 29 4:30-6:00
School Night for Scouting: Thursday, September 20 6:00-7:00
McKinley Walks Together: Thursday, September 27 5:30-7:30

If you are already a member of our Pack, come by and tell the new Scouts how much the program means to you! 

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