Cub Scout Pack 1776
11Apr/22

May 21: Advancement Fun Day

DATE & TIME: 1:00 PM-4:30 PM, Saturday, May 21, 2022

LOCATION: Coyote Creek Elementary School

ATTIRE: Class A uniform

RSVP: Evite

Hello Pack 1776!

It's almost the end of the scouting year… Scouts and parents, you have worked so hard throughout the year. Let's celebrate and have fun!

[ Volunteer ] and meet your minimum parent volunteer hours to save your volunteer deposit check

Schedule:
1-2pm Advancement ceremony
2-4pm Field day fun & refreshments
4-4:30pm Site sweep — ALL SCOUTS

After the advancement ceremony, we'll have a field day with fun games and activities:

Photo booth (take-your-own-pics/selfies)
Giant bubble stations
Balloon Twister
Hula hoop ring toss
3-legged race
Pool noodle baseball
Car wash relay

The pack will also provide celebratory cupcakes, otter pops, and lemon water. Please bring a refillable reusable water bottle for each attendee, children and adults.

For all in-person pack or den events and activities, read and adhere to the pack's COVID statement. If you or your Scout are sick, are experiencing COVID-like or flu symptoms, or may have been exposed to COVID-19, stay home and stay safe.

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5May/22

May 28: Flag Planting at the Presidio

When: Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 8:45am
Where: San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio
                  1 Lincoln Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94129
Wear: Class A uniform, approved face covering, sunscreen
Bring: Water in reusable water bottle

RSVP: Evite

Please join us for the annual flag planting event at the SF National Cemetery in the Presidio. Hundreds of Scouts of all ages and their families will help plant thousands of flags at the National Cemetery in preparation for the Memorial Day event.

It's been the pack's annual tradition to participate. This is typically one of the most meaningful service events of the year, reminding our Scouts the sacrifice many have made to make our country what it is today. RSVP to get included in the pack's headcount.

Scouts and Leaders must be in full Class A Uniform. Friends and family are welcome. The ceremony will begin promptly at 9:00am, and we will likely be completed with the flag planting by 11:30am. Following the flag planting, the Council typically hosts a small lunch (to be confirmed for 2022). Scouts who participate earn a patch.

For all in-person pack or den events and activities, read and adhere to the pack's COVID statement. If you or your Scout are sick, are experiencing COVID-like or flu symptoms, or may have been exposed to COVID-19, stay home and stay safe.

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5May/22

May 22: Bike Hike

Celebrate National Bike Month with a bike ride for our monthly hike.

Date/Time: Sunday, May 22, 2022, 9:30am
Location: Iron Horse Trail from Crow Canyon to Richard Fahey Village Green Park and back.
Distance: 4.6 miles one way; 9.2 miles total
Time: Allow 2-2.5hrs total
Meeting Point: PG&E lot at 3400 Crow Canyon Rd (North, where the dome is)
Contact: Hiking Chair Kushal Kaleshwari (925-639-5493)

Attire: Class B uniform + approved face covering
What to bring: bike, helmet, outdoor essentials including plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen

The entire famliy on bikes welcome!
We will go over bike safety rules and do a quick helmet and bike inspection before we start. Absolutely no racing or horseplay permitted.

Trail (map): Starting at Crow Canyon Road, take the Iron Horse Trail going south, and head to Richard Fahey Village Green Park. We'll take a break at the park and have some snacks and water and get ready for the journey back.

For all in-person pack or den events and activities, read and adhere to the pack's COVID statement. If you or your Scout are sick, are experiencing COVID-like or flu symptoms, or may have been exposed to COVID-19, stay home and stay safe.

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11Apr/22

April Pack Meeting

DATE: April 13, 2022
TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
UNIFORM:  Class A

Are you prepared for a campout?  Do you know what the Cub Scout six essentials are?  Come learn about these important items for the outdoors and make sure you’re ready for our spring campout.  A scout is always prepared!

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11Apr/22

Meridian District Cub Scout Summer Day Camp

DATE: Monday through Friday, June 13 – 17, 2022
LOCATION: Little Hills Ranch, 18013 Bollinger Canyon Rd, San Ramon
REGISTER: link
DAY CAMP INFORMATION: link

Register for this year’s Meridian Cub Scout Day Camp and be prepared to explore the “The Universe Around Us.”  Camp is open to all boys and girls (Cub Scouts) entering the 1st – 5th Grade in Fall 2022. 

This is an in-person day camp where you’ll discover and learn things across the universe. Don’t miss out on an amazing fun filled week where Cub Scouts are expected to be able to play and participate in:

  • Valuable Cub Scout Skills/Crafts
  • Archery*
  • STEM Experiences
  • Wood projects
  • Water activities
  • Field Games

*subject to East Bay Regional Parks permission.

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11Apr/22

April 23: Spring Campout

DATE & TIME: April 23, 2022 (optional overnight on the 23rd)
TIME: 2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Camp Herms, 1100 James Pl, El Cerrito
REGISTER: link
VOLUNTEERS: Sign-up list  Thank you for helping to make this event happen!

Join us for a glorious afternoon and evening of scout skills and outdoor fun!  Come for the activities, a pack-provided dinner and our evening campfire program.  Staying overnight is optional.  

We have an action-packed agenda. This meeting is especially important for a handful of scouts and their parents who will participate in our Bobcat Ceremony – let’s celebrate with them!  

What to bring: 

Everyone should bring a refillable water bottle, mess kit, flashlight, folding chair, and sun protection. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. Bring warm clothes as it may get cold after dark.

For those staying overnight, you must have your own tent and sleeping bag. Please refer to the Outdoor Essentials on what to pack.

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10Apr/22

April 24: Marksmanship Day

DATE & TIME: Sunday, April 24, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Camp Herms, 1100 James Pl, El Cerrito
ATTIRE: Class A uniform
REGISTER: link Registration will remain open until April 10th, or until full. 

Calling all Tigers and Webelos!  Work towards earning the Cub Scout Shooting Award for your rank. Marksmanship Day is a District level event with BSA trained Rangemasters. Scouts from other pack(s) will also join the event. Priority in the pack will be given to Scouts who camp overnight on the 23rd.  

Bring:

  1. 2 copies (not 4) of the completed Shooting Sports permission slip, link
  2. Completed Event permission slip, link
  3. Parking pass, link
  4. Warm clothes & face-covering  CAMP HERMS IS ALWAYS COLD.  BRING JACKETS.
  5. Filled reusable water bottle
  6. Make-your-own sandwich lunch will be provided

Lunch & Registration:

Lunch will be provided by the pack for participants and families, specify how many in registration form.  Also, please specify choice of event (Archery or BB gun) and session times when registering. Sessions will be assigned after registration closes. While we'll do our best to accommodate preferences, it is not guaranteed.

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16Mar/22

Council Cub Scout Camp Opportunities

Get the outing back into scouting!  Council-organized camp events are now open for registration.  More information can be found at https://ggacbsa.org/cub-scout-camping/.  The following is a list of camp opportunities available.

Mom and Cub camp, May 13-15 or May 20-22.  Registration link
Moms and their Cub (Lion, Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos).  Located in the beautiful coastal redwoods of Camp Royaneh. The staff will guide you through a weekend of fun and adventure especially designed to reinforce that mother-child bond. A great escape for Cub Scouts and their moms (or another adult female partner like grandmothers, aunts).

Tiger Cub Safari, April 23-24 or April 30-May 1.  Registration link
All 1st Graders in Spring 2022.  Come to Wente Scout Reservation and catch up on all the Tiger Cub Camping!

Wolf & Bear, July 22-24.  Registration link
All 2nd & 3rd Graders in Fall 2022.  A weekend adventure that you don’t want to miss!.

Webeloree, October 1-2.  Registration link
All Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts. Come meet and learn new skills with other Webelos in our Council.

Webelos Adventure Camp, August 1-6.  Registration link
All Webelos and Arrow of Light Scout. THE summer experience for every Webelos. Come and get a taste of what the future in Scouting looks like.

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16Mar/22

Friends of Scouting

Friends of Scouting is the annual giving campaign of the Golden Gate Area Council that helps provide the necessary funds to ensure a quality Scouting program and an opportunity for ALL youth to join and participate in Scouting.  Your Friends of Scouting (FOS) donation supports Scouting programs in our local communities for over 12,000 youth. Thank you for your support!

Friends of Scouting (FOS) Videos and Information
https://ggacbsa.org/donate/

Friends of Scouting Donation Card
https://ggacbsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/2022-Friends-of-Scouting-Contribution-Card-Fillable-Final.pdf

FOS Online Donations  (note: we are in the Meridian District and members of Pack 1776)https://donations.scouting.org/#/council/023/appeal/5368

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16Mar/22

March Pack Meeting

DATE: March 16, 2022
TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:  Signup link
UNIFORM:  Class A

Are you curious about the leaders who coordinate and oversee the scouting program for the Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon area?  Meet the Meridian district leaders for an introduction into their world and Q&A on scouting activities.  In this meeting, Scouts will also learn a craft and different knot skills.  

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