July, 2012

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Fore! Pack 883 Golf Outing

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Who’s up for some golf?!?  We’ve added an additional Summertime Pack Activity for the Cub Scouts to earn their Golf belt loop and pin.

WHEN: Saturday, August 25th at 9 AM

WHERE: Tom Mitchell’s Golf Complex

301 Mitchell Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136



HOW: You MUST sign-up by August 15th – NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!   Because of the coordination of this event, only families that have RSVP’d can participate.  RSVP to:  http://www.bsapack883.com/rsvp/

WHAT: The children will have an opportunity to learn some basics about golf, practice hitting some balls on the driving range and then playing a round of miniature golf.

COST: It’s $8 per child (for the golf balls and miniature golf)

2012/2013 Pack Calendar

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Here’s an early draft of the Pack calendar for 2012/2013.  You can feel free to start adding these dates to your family calendar!

P883 Program Planning Guide 2012-2013 – 08262012

Photo Collage from Today’s Nature Hike

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Although it was a bit soggy, members of the Pack had a great time at our nature hike.  Don’t forget to sign up for our Summertime Pack Activities – only a few more activities are planned for the summer!

Save the Date – POW WOW 2012

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Leaders -

Save the Date for Pow Wow 2012 – an Aztec Adventure!

  • Saturday, November 3, 2012
  • Overlea High School

This is an amazing training opportunity, and I would like to see ALL Pack 883 leaders attend this year’s session.

Believe me – there is SOMETHING for EVERYONE!

More details to follow…

Rock the Ridge! Baltimore Area Council Camporee – October 5-7, 2012

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Here are just a few of the many Programs being offered at the Camporee.

  • STEM! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs
    • Cub programs to include Rockets, Rope Bridge, Signaling and more!
    • Boy Scout/Venturing programs to include blasting off rockets, robotics, geology, forestry and lots more!
    • All Scouts who have earned either STEM NOVA or SuperNOVA award will be publicly recognized during the Saturday evening show
  • ScoutStrong/PALA award
    • Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger will present PALA award to all who have completed the requirements
    • Brick Bodies will lead fitness programs throughout the day
    • Obstacle courses for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will be available
    • COPE games will be available for Boy Scouts & Venturers
  • Indian Village
    • Programs to include:
      • Cooking
      • Arrow-making
      • Beading
    • Several Teepees will be set up
  • Baltimore County Police Display
    • Tactical units, K-9 and lots more
  • Maryland Defense Force Display
    • In addition to providing medical service, they will have opportunities for Scouts of all ages to learn about what they do
  • National Guard
    • Climbing Wall!
    • Halo Jump!
    • Obstacle Course!
  • Scouting Museum – this will be awesome!
  • Lots of outside vendors
  • Saturday evening show to include Fireworks and Laser Show by Image Engineering, and a rock concert with School of Rock opening for Eyeshine. It’s going to be an unforgettable evening.

Note – for the PALA and Nova awards, work will need to be completed ahead of time. For information about the STEM awards, please visit www.scouting.org/stem. For information about the PALA award, please visit http://www.scouting.org/SCOUTStrongPALA.aspx