Cub Scout Pack 1776
11Oct/22

November 5-6: Outdoor pack meeting & fall campout

Date/Time: Saturday November 5, 2022 at 2pm to Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 10am
Location: Mt. Diablo State Park // Barbecue Terrace group campground (directions) + Wildcat campground
Parking: Coordinates to Parking road entrance - 37.86154 N, 121.93375 W
Maps: Campground map | Mount Diablo park map 
Fees: $10 per vehicle paid upon park entry
Attire: Class A for flags and Bobcat ceremony, Class B otherwise

Camping Chair: Neeraj C.
Camping Committee: Joe G., Michael P., Matt P.

There is a limit on the number of overnight campers. Register ASAP.

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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 Tigers and new scouts and their parents who will participate in our Bobcat Ceremony – let’s celebrate with them!  

Webelos (4th graders) will prepare their own dinner and desserts, as well as Dutch oven desserts for the pack!

What to bring

  • Completed parking pass, placed visibly on your car dash before you leave your parked car.
  • Sun protection
  • Per person:
    • 1 gallon drinking water for each member of your party — There is NO WATER on Mount Diablo
    • Refillable water bottle
    • Mess kit, including utensils and cup
    • Flashlight
    • Folding chair
    • Cap
    • Sturdy closed-toe shoes for hiking
    • Rain windbreaker jacket
    • Warm clothes as it will get cold after dark
  • For those staying overnight:
    • Tent with rainfly
    • Mallet
    • Sleeping bags
    • Sleeping pads
    • Please refer to the Mt. Diablo Checklist for a list of items to bring  
  • Leaders, please each bring an additional 10 gallon water for pack use

Tentative schedule

Saturday
1:00 to 1:45 - Arrival for those staying overnight and set up camp
1:45 to 2:00 - Arrival for those not staying overnight
2:00 to 2:15 - Flag ceremony — led by Bears
2:15 to 2:30 - Group photo / Distribute Class B t-shirts
2:30 to 3:15 - Bobcat Ceremony for 43 Tigers and new Wolf, Bear and Webelos scouts, by den
3:30 to 5:00 - Nearby hike (Webelos will skip hike) / 3:30pm BBQ prep / Dutch oven preparation
          (4pm Cook Dutch oven desserts)
(4:45 s’mores prep)
5:00 to 5:45 - Dinner + clean-up
(Add on warm clothing layers ahead of the evening program)
5:45 to 5:50 - Closing flag ceremony — led by Bears
5:50 to 6:30 - S’mores for Scouts / Dutch oven dessert for adults
(6:15 Sunset)
5:50 to 6:30 - Campfire program skits, songs, stories
6:45 pm - START to HEAD OUT
6:45 to 6:55 - Head out for those not camping overnight
7:15 - GATES LOCKED
7:00 to 8:30 - Evening activities TBD
(Potentially games, stories, evening hike, stargazing)
8:30 to 9:00 - Get ready for bed
9:00 Lights out

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Sunday
7:15 to 7:45   - Prepare breakfast
7:45 to 8:30  - Free breakfast provided by the Pack (coffee, hot chocolate, juice, muffins)
8:30 to 9:15  - Break camp
9:15 to 10:00 - Camp sweep and leave

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11Oct/22

October 19: Camping 101

Date:  Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Time:  6:30 – 8pm
Location:  Coyote Creek Elementary School MPR

Are you prepared for the pack campout on November 5-6? Do you know what to bring or what to expect? Join us for a Camping 101 event to have all of your questions answered and learn what to expect for this year's fall campout at Mt. Diablo. This will not be a pack meeting; scouts can come in Class B or casual clothes.

Stations offered:

  • What to bring for the day, if not staying overnight [Ms. Wendy]
  • What do bring for overnight camp [Mr. Neeraj, Mr. Michael]
  • Mount Diablo campsites [Mr. Joe, Mr. Neeraj]
  • Leave No Trace [Ms. Caroline]
  • Tent basics [Ms. Cassie]
  • Program [Mr. Kevin]
6Oct/22

October 29-20: Webeloree

Calling all Webelos (4th grade) and Arrow of Light (5th grade) scouts! 

This weekend is filled with fun events at the great Camp Herms. Activity pins and scout skills galore. Come interact with some Scouts BSA Troops as well, to get a feel for the adventure at a Troop level. This is intended for a 1:1 Cub to Guardian ratio weekend. If one guardian must take two Cub Scouts, this guardian will be responsible for each participant while they are at camp. This event is for Webelos and Arrow of Light only as the program is specific to their age appropriate program. A packing list, schedule, and list of pins offered for the weekend will be emailed ten days before the event.

Camp schedule

Adventure pins being offered are:

On staff from Pack 1776 will be:

  • Medic: Dr. Sankari
  • Rangemasters: Mr. Kevin R., Ms. Caroline

Dinner will be provided as a group activity. Sunday breakfast will be offered.

Bring for each participant, scout and adult:

  • BSA pre-event medical screening checklist + ensure temperature below 100.4 °F just prior to departure for camp.
  • Copy of completed AB forms
  • Shooting Sports form (2 copies only, check "BB Devices" only)
  • Bagged lunch for Saturday (lunch provided for staff)
  • Mess kit (plate, spoon, fork, cup), napkins, wet wipes
  • Drinking water in reusable water bottle
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Clothes appropriate for the weather
  • Flash light
  • Toiletries
  • Folding chair

Shared items:

  • Tent, including tarp/footprint + rainfly
  • Mallet for tent stakes
  • Wagon (to carry your stuff from your car to the campsite)

For this camp, parent/legal guardian and child can share a tent.

Wear:

  • Class A uniform
  • Class B t-shirt
  • Vest / waterproof jacket — there's usually condensation at Camp Herms + it will be windy this weekend
  • Hiking / closed toe shoes

Registration is currently closed.

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