Cub Scout Pack 1776
10Jun/20

June Pack Meeting

June 17, 2020

  • DATE: June 17, 2020
  • TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: ZOOM Video Conference
  • UNIFORM:  Class A

Join us for another night of fun! We will start the Pack Meeting with Opening Ceremonies conducted by the Wolves. Afterwards, we will be recognizing the over 35 scouts who have earned the NOVA Fearful Symmetry award followed by work on a flag streamer craft just in time for the Fourth of July! If time permits, we will play a game.

A bag containing the materials for the flag craft will be delivered to each registered Scout's door step the weekend of June 13th. Please contact us if you have a sibling that would also like a kit.

Participation in this Pack Meeting qualifies you for one component of the Summer Time Activity Pin!

8May/20

Pack 1776 has officially started our 2020-2021 registration and we invite you to sign up!

You can now sign up online for Cub Scouting and invite friends to join too!  

Download our step by step registration instructions here.

All scouts must submit:

1.    Complete the online Pack 1776 Registration Form

2.    Complete the Medical Form Parts A & B

3.    Make a copy of the front & back of your scout’s medical insurance card.

4)    $175 registration check written to Pack 1776. Write your Scout's name in the memo line. 

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT: Tigers - Webelos II: If you register and submit your materials to us before May 30, 2020 your registration will be discounted to $150. Kindergarten age scouts see below for a special offer!

5)    A separate $200 volunteer deposit check per family, post-dated to 4/1/2021.  Write your Scout's name in the memo line.

We will hold onto your check and shred it after you have completed 8 service hours. 

Mail or Drop off your completed paperwork to the Scout Box at 259 Gale Ridge Court, San Ramon, CA 94582.

Family Scouting: Girls Welcome!

Our Pack is open to boys and girls. By welcoming girls into the program, even more youth will have access to the character development and values-based leadership that Scouting promises.

Lions: Kindergarten age youth; Come try it out!

We are celebrating four years of participation in the national Lion program!  As a Lion, your kindergartner will make friends, laugh loud, gain confidence, discover nature, and most of all…have fun.  A kindergarten-age boy or girl and his or her adult partner join and attend meetings and activities together.  Recognizing how Lions are integral to the success of our program and to introduce them to the world of Cub Scouting, the Pack has discounted the normal registration fee to $100.00 and waived the volunteer deposit.

Click here for more information or to register.

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19May/20

Virtual Cub Scout Day Camp

July 10th - August 1st, 2020

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Registration for the Golden Gate Area Council Virtual Cub Scout Day Camp is O P E N!

GGAC's Virtual Day Camp will provide an opportunity for Scouting for everyone this summer. Scouts and Future Scouts are welcome to participate! This means families that wish to continue social distancing for any reason will have the same opportunity as Cub Scouts that are able to participate as a Den!

Each week Dens and Families will have the opportunity to complete Scouting activities and take part in special themed challenges of “Beneath the Sea.”

The program will be flexible enough to allow Dens and Families to do the activities when it is convenient for them. Each day’s worth of activities can be completed in a single day or stretched out to meet the need of dens and families throughout a given week.

Instructions for each activity will be given by our Day Camp Staff and their friends via videos online that will be easily accessible!

Registration will include a patch, t-shirt, and some themed items that will be used for activities. Families already have most items needed for the activities at home!

Virtual Day Camp Opening Campfire: Friday, July 10th via Zoom.

Activities will run until Saturday, August 1st when we will hold our Closing Campfire also via Zoom.

Activities include:

  • EmergenSEA Preparedness
  • Science Lesson from Chabot Space & Science Center
  • Sensory Scavenger Hunt
  • Water-Themed Games
  • Build your own Underwater Viewer
  • Nautical Flag Codes
  • and so Much More!
     

Cost: $70 per Scout

Registration is open now!

Keep in mind that participation in the Day Camp fulfills a requirement a Scout needs in order to earn the Outdoor Activity Award.

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19May/20

May 23rd: Virtual Camp In

Date: May 23, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Platforms: Facebook Live and Zoom

Join our Scout Leaders and Families LIVE to kick off the Memorial Day Weekend with fun. There will be camp songs, camp stories and more! Whether you’re camping out in your living room or back yard, grab your family and favorite camp snack, this is an event you don’t want miss!

Participation in the Camp In will meet a requirement for the Pack 1776 Shelter in Place patch!

For information and updates click here.

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19May/20

Patch Contest: Deadline May 22nd

Click here for entry sheet.

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19May/20

Pack 1776 Shelter in Place Patch

To encourage and reward Scouts who remain active in Scouting and in our Pack during this challenging time, we have created the Pack 1776 Shelter-in-Place 2020 Patch Program!  To earn the Shelter-in-Place 2020 Patch, a Scout must complete all of the requirements listed in the Worksheet by June 14, 2020.  

Complete the requirements by filling in the requested information on the Worksheet.  Email it to cubmaster@pack1776.com

All Scouts who complete the Program will be recognized and will be presented with a historic, one-of-a-kind, never to be seen again Shelter-in-Place 2020 Patch!!!

IMPORTANT NOTE – While working on these, and any other Scouting requirements, Scouts should follow all guidance and public health restrictions in place, including but not limited to social distancing, washing hands, etc.  Please stay safe and healthy and have fun!

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8May/20

May 21, 2020: Virtual Pack Meeting & Bingo Night!

  • DATE: May 21, 2020
  • TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: ZOOM Video Conference
  • UNIFORM:  Class A

Come join us for another night of fun with Pack 1776 Virtual Pack Meeting. Following our Opening Ceremony, Cubmaster's Minute and Award session, we will jump in for some Bingo fun. Prizes will be available for the winners!

Bingo cards and the Zoom log in information will be emailed to all registered scouts. Even if you are not a registered Scout and are thinking of joining Cub Scout Pack 1776, email us a cubmaster@pack1776.com for information on how to join our Virtual Pack Meeting and to received your Bingo card! We'd love to have you join our pack!

12Feb/20

March Hike: Hoot Owl POSTPONED

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: DUSK - we estimate 5:45 pm, but will confirm the actual time close to the event.

Location: California Nursery Historic Park, 36501 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
Note: This hike is limited to the first 25 scouts and a parent (50 people maximum for this event).  Scout only, no siblings. One parent per family.

Register here.

Cost:  Free for scouts.  $8 per parent.  Pay by February 28th to hold your spots. Pay online (fee) or deposit your check in the Scout Box at the Coyote Creek Elementary School by February 28th.
Distance: 1 to 1.5 miles round trip

Time: Allow about 1.5 -2 hours for program and hike.

Suggested Age: Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos.

Attire: Class B uniform
Award: This is a Trail Trekker Patch Hike.  Participating scouts will receive a Hoot Owl patch.
Meeting Location: California Nursery Office
Contact: Hiking Chair Deva Sundararajan
Must read: Hike Detail

Come join us for the 2020 Hoot Owl Hike at the California Nursery Historic Park.

The California Nursery Historic Park has many old trees that are ideal for Owls and other Raptors to roost, nest and hunt from in search of food. Bring your flashlight and walk through the grounds at dusk, this is a good time to spot an owl in the trees or hunting for prey. Meet at the California Nursery Office for an introduction to owls and then walk at the sun goes down you will look and listen for the raptors that hunt at night. Discover owl pellets and the bones of what the owls ate at the Vallejo Adobe. Other night birds will also be seen in this forest in a park. Small flashlights are acceptable.

This hike is limited to the first 25 scouts and a parent who has submitted his or her payment by February 28th.   Free for scouts.  (50 people maximum for this event).  SIGN UP HERE TO ATTEND.

Scouts completing this hike will earn the Hoot Owl Trail Trekker rocker patch.

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30Dec/19

March Pack Meeting: It’s for the birds! POSTPONED

March 18, 2020

  • DATE: March 18, 2020
  • TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Coyote Creek Elementary MPR
  • UNIFORM:  Class A

Join us for a presentation and break out stations hosted by the Mt. Diablo Audubon Society, a group committed to protecting birds and preserving their habitat, and to connecting people of all ages to the fascinating world of birds. During our March meeting, they will talk to us topics such as birds native to our area and avian flyovers.  Discussions during this Meeting will fulfill requirements for Tiger (Backyard Jungle #3) and Webelos Into the Wild.

30Dec/19

April 22, 2020 Virtual Pack Meeting: Campfire Program

  • DATE: April 22, 2020
  • TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: ZOOM Video Conference
  • UNIFORM:  Class A

Join us for an evening of great Cub Scout fun! Each den will take turns performing skits and songs during our April Virtual Pack Meeting. Your Den Leader will reach out to you with more information. Our Pack Meeting will take place via Zoom video conference, login details of which shall be sent to all pack members via email.

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