Cub Scout Pack 1776
10Feb/24

Overnighter at Cal Academy (Feb 24, 25)

Date/Time: Saturday to Sunday, February 24 to 25, 2024, 6 pm to 8 am the following morning
Location: California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118

RSVP: All reservation slots are filled!

We're thrilled for those who will be joining us on an amazing adventure at the California Academy of Sciences - the "Penguins & Pajamas Sleepover"! 

Before You Arrive:
  • Please complete and submit a waiver of liability if you have not done so.  You can do that HERE. Our Order Number is 2974683.One attendee per waiver-- please do not put two or more attendee names on one waiver.
  • Please bring a proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the event.
  • Packing List: Each participant should bring a sleeping bag, pillow, pajamas, comfortable walking shoes, a reusable water bottle, and toiletries. Showers are not available.  Optional items include sleeping mat/air mattress, a sleep mask, earplugs, a favorite stuffed animal or blanket for younger children.
  • Do not bring: Flashlights, tents, outside food/drink (unless related to a special diet), coolers, balloons, radios, weapons.
  • Meals: You can eat before you arrive, or eat at the Academy Café in the museum. Dinner and drinks are available for purchase at the Academy Café from 6 – 8:30 pm, and a complimentary bedtime snack is available until 9 pm. Breakfast the next day is included.
  • Parking: Garage parking is included in your ticket purchase. Bring the garage parking ticket with you to the museum for validation.  Please note that there is no overnight street parking (as per Golden Gate Park regulations).
  • Check-In: Doors open for check-in at 6:00 PM. Please aim to arrive on time to enjoy the full schedule of activities planned for the evening.  Participants can start lining up at the door at 5:00 PM.
During the Event:
  • Supervision: Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. We encourage families to participate in activities together to fully enjoy the experience.
  • Activity Schedule: A detailed schedule of the evening's events, including planetarium shows, live animal demonstrations, and exhibit explorations, will be provided upon arrival. Some activities have limited space and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Safety & Comfort: The museum is a large space, so comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. Floors can be hard and cold, so consider bringing an extra blanket or pad for sleeping.
Next Morning:
  • Breakfast & Departure: A continental breakfast will be served in the morning. After the Sleepover ends at 8 AM, the museum must be vacated to prepare for opening. Since next-day admission to the museum is included with your sleepover ticket, feel free to get your hand stamped and re-enter when the building opens to the public for the day.
Additional Tips:
  • Charge your camera or phone before arriving to capture all the fun moments!
  • Label all personal items with your name and contact information.
  • Review the museum's rules and guidelines provided at check-in to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all guests.
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10Feb/24

Hike at Briones (Feb 25)

Date/Time: Sunday, February 25, 9:30am-11:30am
Location: 
 Briones Regional Park — 2537 Reliez Valley Road, Martinez, CA
Attire: Class B t-shirt
Bring: 
Reusable water bottle

[RSVP]

Meeting Point: Alhambra Creek Staging Area — Gather at the southwest end of the parking lot, by the trail heads
Daily park entry fee (when kiosk is attended): $3 per vehicle; $2 per dog

Discover this 3.9-km loop trail near Pacheco, California. Generally considered a moderately challenging route.  A great hike through nice cool shaded groves. Briones peak offers amazing views from 1,483 feet!

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10Feb/24

Blue & Gold, AOL + Bridging Ceremony (March 1)

We are very excited to invite you to Pack 1776's Blue & Gold event on Friday, March 1, 2024!

In addition to celebrating the 114th birthday of scouting in the USA, we will recognize 24 of our graduating scouts earning the Arrow of Light (AOL) and cheer on 21 AOLs as they bridge over to Scouts BSA for their onward scouting journey. Representatives from 8 local troops will join us for the Bridging ceremony that evening.

The pack will host a catered dinner (Indian and Chinese cuisine), and there will be a balloon artist for the kids.

[ RSVP ]  by February 21 with the number of people in your party and indicate number of vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.

When: Friday, March 1, 2024, at 6-9pm
Where: Coyote Creek Elementary School MPR, San Ramon
WearClass A uniform
Bring: Refillable water bottle per person

Parents, please also sign up to help with set up and clean up

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Tentative schedule

6:00pm   Doors open & dinner served
6:15pm   Event starts
                 Opening flag ceremony by AOL Scouts
6:20pm   Greetings by Cubmaster
                 Recognition of AOL Den Leaders and Committee Members
                 Recognition of AOL Den Chiefs
6:45pm   AOL ceremony and video
7:05pm   Bridging ceremony
7:30pm   Closing flag ceremony by Webelos I
7:35pm   Troops group picture
8:00pm   Balloon artist
9:00pm   Event ends
Clean-up
See you there!

Pack 1776 Blue & Gold Committee

For all in-person pack or den events and activities, please follow the SRVUSD COVID guidelines. If you are sick or are experiencing symptoms, please stay home and stay safe.

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6Feb/24

Feb Pack Meeting – Nova Tech Talk

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 7, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Coyote Creek MPR

Attire: Class A uniform
Bring: 
Reusable water bottle and a robot dance

Volunteer to help setup/cleanup (get those volunteer hours in!), sign-up link

Get your gadgets ready – it's time to tech and roll! Join us in our NOVA Cub Scout program, Tech Talk! We'll discover what technology is and how it's a part of our everyday lives, specifically how we use technology in Cub Scouting. Get ready for a cool adventure into the world of tech learning and earn your NOVA badge!

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4Jan/24

Jan Pack Hike – Morgan Territory Road Staging Area

Where: Morgan Territory Road Staging Area

When: Sunday, January 28, 2024, 10:00 AM PT

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26Dec/23

Pinewood Derby Cut

[ Signup for Cut ]

Sign up for a time slot if you'd like Ace to cut your scout's Pinewood Derby block to your scout's design for a nominal fee. One car per spot. If you have multiple cars for siblings, sign up for multiple spots.

  1. Have them prepare their car design and trace it onto the block ahead of time. Read the Official Pack 1776 Pinewood Derby Rules fully beforehand.
  2. Head to Ace Danville during your selected time slot.
  3. Remember to pay before you leave the store.

ADDRESS Ace Hardware, Danville aka: Alamo Hardware 3438 Camino Tassajara, Danville, CA 94506

Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled time slot.

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19Dec/23

Christmas Tree Recycling

<Jan 6, 2024>
The local Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 834 & 874 will be collecting and recycling holiday trees again this year with the help of ACI San Ramon. We need you to sign up online to reserve your Curbside Pick-up on January 6th. A small donation is greatly appreciated. Thank you for supporting your local scouts.
This is for San Ramon residents only (info: https://sanramonrecycles.com/holiday/).
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19Dec/23

Dec pack meeting

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 20, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Location: Coyote Creek MPR

Attire: Class A uniform and a festive hat (Santa hat, reindeer or elf ears, or your own brilliant creation 🙂)
Bring: 
Your scout spirit and a refillable water bottle!

Volunteer to help with our meeting activities, sign-up here

Get ready to deck the halls and spread the holiday cheer as our pack meeting blossoms into a winter wonderfest, complete with festive carolling and a heartwarming opportunity to give back to our community! Join us for a jolly celebration filled with festive delights, as we wrap up the year with Cub Scout cheer and goodwill!

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7Dec/23

Pinewood Derby Cut

[ Signup for Cut ]

Sign up for a time slot below if you'd like Ace to cut your scout's Pinewood Derby block to your scout's design for a nominal fee. One car per spot. If you have multiple cars for siblings, sign up for multiple spots.

  1. Have them prepare their car design and trace it onto the block ahead of time. Read the Official Pack 1776 Pinewood Derby Rules fully beforehand.
  2. Head to Ace Danville during your selected time slot.
  3. Remember to pay before you leave the store.

ADDRESS
Ace Hardware, Danville
aka: Alamo Hardware
3438 Camino Tassajara, Danville, CA 94506

Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled time slot.

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3Dec/23

LEAD training day

<Jan 27, 2024 8am - 5 pm >

Details coming soon ...

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