Cub Scout Pack 1776
16Aug/16

September Pack Meeting

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: MPR
Attire: Full Class A uniform

Discover how San Ramon police officers and their trusted canines work together to apprehend criminals, uncover illegal drugs, and locate evidence. They will be onsite to do demonstrations and answer questions. Please note the earlier 6:30 PM meeting time and be on time!

Reminder:

This will be the last meeting for parents to submit their Cub Scout application form and payment. Dens will be formed and finalized the following day. Class A uniform.

We will have a donation box if you have uniforms, slides, neckerchiefs, caps, or handbooks for new families.

17Nov/15

November Pack Meeting


Date: Wednesday, Nov 18th, 2015
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Coyote Creek Elementary MPR
Attire: Class A uniform

This November Pack Meeting, our scouts will be divided into groups of different ages to decorate gingerbread houses.

The rules are simple: 1) work together, 2) don’t eat your supplies, 3) have fun while being creative, and 4) leave no trace behind when you’re done.

Come and have fun!

5Mar/15

Pack Meeting – March 11 – Cake Decorating Contest

Date: March 11, 2015
Time: 7-8pm
Location: MPR

Hi Everyone,

Our annual cake baking contest is coming up soon on March 11 ! We wanted to pass along the ground rules so that you can be ready to bring in the most spectacular cake you can.

Every Cub Scout (including Siblings) is encouraged to enter a cake in the cake decorating contest! The Cub Scout and an adult should plan, bake and decorate their cake together. Pick one of the categories below and HAVE FUN! Remember this is a project for the kids! The adult should be there to assist, but let the kids have fun creating something wonderful.

RULES:

  • Cake check-in will take place from 7:00 – 7:15 pm.
  • Do not put any names or den numbers on the cakes. You will be issued a number for your cake when you check-in.
  • The entire cake must be completely edible.
  • No store bought cakes please. You may use boxed cake mixes, icing mixes or pre-made icing and decorations but you must mix and decorate your own cake.
  • Crackers, cookies, candy and other solid foods may be used for decorations.
  • A cake may be judged in only one category award and the cake’s appropriate category will be selected by the judges.

Awards will be given for the following CATEGORIES:

  • Tallest Cake
  • Funniest Cake
  • Most Original or Unique Cake
  • Most Patriotic
  • Most Creative
  • Most Appetizing
  • Best Sports Theme
  • Best Cub Scout Theme
  • Judge’s Choice

Looking forward to see everyone's creations !
Pack Commitee

9Sep/14

September Pack Meeting

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: MPR
Attire: Full Class A uniform

Reminder:

A quick reminder for those who have not turned in your scout's registration form, medical form, copy of immunization record, Pack 1776 volunteer form, BSA volunteer form (New !) (for new and returning volunteers in any Leadership position), and driver form. Please turn in your completed forms and pay your annual registration fee of $150 (by check) or $155 (by credit card), and you will receive your Class B T-shirt. We will also sell Class B's for $10 each.

We will have a donation box available if you have uniforms, slides, neckerchiefs, caps, or handbooks for new families.

Agenda

Opening Flag Ceremony (we'll start at 7pm sharp!)

Den 12

Welcome

- Welcome to all
- Cubmaster Minute

Program

- Discussion with Parents
- Den Leaders will take scouts to the courtyard to practice skits - if anyone has lanterns, please bring them
(parents may want to bring a light jacket for your cubs)
Skit Examples 1
Skit Examples 2
- Review Popcorn Show & Sell
- Scouts return to perform skits for all parents

Announcements/Closing

- 9/11 Flag Ceremony at Coyote Creek
- Pack hike on Sept. 14 (Wildcat Peak Hike)
- Upcoming events in October
- Closing Ceremony Den 12

After the meeting

Can parents and scouts keep the MPR clean and help put chairs away

1Mar/14

Pack Meeting – March 12 – Cake Decorating Contest

Date: March 12, 2014
Time: 7-8pm
Location: MPR

Hi Everyone,

Our annual cake baking contest is coming up soon on March 12 ! We wanted to pass along the ground rules so that you can be ready to bring in the most spectacular cake you can.

Every Cub Scout (including Siblings) is encouraged to enter a cake in the cake decorating contest! The Cub Scout and an adult should plan, bake and decorate their cake together. Pick one of the categories below and HAVE FUN! Remember this is a project for the kids! The adult should be there to assist, but let the kids have fun creating something wonderful.

RULES:

  • Cake check-in will take place from 7:00 – 7:15 pm.
  • Do not put any names or den numbers on the cakes. You will be issued a number for your cake when you check-in.
  • The entire cake must be completely edible.
  • No store bought cakes please. You may use boxed cake mixes, icing mixes or pre-made icing and decorations but you must mix and decorate your own cake.
  • Crackers, cookies, candy and other solid foods may be used for decorations.
  • A cake may be judged in only one category award and the cake’s appropriate category will be selected by the judges.

Awards will be given for the following CATEGORIES:

  • Tallest Cake
  • Funniest Cake
  • Most Original or Unique Cake
  • Most Patriotic
  • Most Creative
  • Most Appetizing
  • Best Sports Theme
  • Best Cub Scout Theme
  • Judge’s Choice

Yuji Yamada
Commitee Chair

7Oct/13

First Hike of the Year and Outdoor Pack Meeting

Date/Time: Saturday, October 12, 2-6pm
Location: Lake Chabot Regional Park, Elderberry picnic area (lake chabot map) (directions)
Cost: $5 parking, or park outside the park for free
Attire: Class A
Bring: Personal canteen or water bottle and jacket.

Hello Pack 1776 Families!

Just a quick reminder and invitation to our Outdoor Pack Meeting, Saturday Oct 12, from 2:00 to 6:00 at Lake Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley. We are at the Elderberry picnic area (entrance to the picnic area is towards the end of the parking lot). See detail map here.

Like our indoor MPR pack meetings, all cubs and leaders should wear their snappy Class A uniforms, and get ready for an event full of fun, crafts and entertainment.

Your hiking chairs Ajay and Teresa would like our cubs to build stamina, enjoy, and learn during the 8 hikes they have planned this year.  To do so, they would like our cubs, their siblings, and family to participate in as many hikes as possible.   Come join us this Saturday on our first hike !

Here's what we have in store:

2:00-2:45 Outdoor Craft
The boys will make Hiking sticks to use for today and throughout the year.
2:45-4:00 Pack Hike
Hike in the wilds of Castro Valley. Hikers can sing along to the songs in this Scout Song Book
4:00-4:15 Skit Practice with Dens
"What's my line again?" Rehearsal makes for a great performance! Everyone does a skit, even the den leaders.
4:15-5:15 Pack Meeting
Awards, and a special presentation of the Bobcat Badges to our new cubs as we welcome them to Pack 1776.
5:15 S'mores
When you're outdoors, they go great with the great outdoors.

If you're a little late, don't worry. Even if you miss the hike, we'll still have a fun pack event.

Other key notes of information:

Lake Chabot Regional Park
17500 Lake Chabot Road
Elderberry Picnic Site
Castro Valley
CA, 94546

To Reach The Park
From San Ramon, I-680 South to connect on I-580 westbound, take the Strobridge Avenue exit. Turn right on Strobridge, right on Castro Valley Boulevard (take the left lane as soon as possible, and left on Lake Chabot Road. The Lake Chabot Marina is about two miles ahead on the right. (map) From I-580 in San Leandro, exit at Fairmont Drive and go east (uphill). The marina entrance will be to the left at the bottom of the hill.

$5 parking fee but there are free parking outside the park, depending on the time of the day, there should be plenty.
Water will be provided otherwise bring your own picnic and relax with the family.

We are encouraging people to bring personal canteen or water bottle and we'll have water station for refill.
Bring a jacket just in case.

See you there !

9Sep/13

Don’t miss this Pack Meeting! Magician Robert Strong Performing!

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Time: 7 - 8pm
Location: MPR

Hi Pack 1776,

Don't miss this Pack Meeting!!!  Magician Robert Strong will be performing at the Pack Meeting this Wednesday!  Who is Robert Strong?  Robert has been performing magic and comedy since 1985, has appeared on every major television network, in all 50 States, and has even performed for 2 US Presidents!

Your leaders have been working very hard and we're trying to take the fun to another level.  So please do join us Wednesday evening PROMPTLY at 7:00pm in the Coyote Creek MPR.

Here's the agenda...

	
  • 6:50pm Arrive
  • 7:00pm Flag ceremony
  • 7:05pm Leader introducitons and announcements
  • 7:15pm Magic with Robert Strong
  • 8:00pm Clean up
  • Hope to see you there!

    Steve Jackson
    Co-Cubmaster

    6Mar/13

    Pack 1776 Cake Decorating Contest

    Date: March 20, 2013
    Time: 7-8pm
    Location: MPR

    Hi Everyone,

    Our cake baking contest is just weeks away, so we wanted to pass along the ground rules to you so that you can be ready to bring in the most spectacular cake you can.

    Every Cub Scout (including Siblings) is encouraged to enter a cake in the cake decorating contest! The Cub Scout and an adult should plan, bake and decorate their cake together. Pick one of the categories below and HAVE FUN! Remember this is a project for the kids! The adult should be there to assist, but let the kids have fun creating something wonderful.

    RULES:

    • Cake check-in will take place from 7:00 – 7:15 pm.
    • Do not put any names or den numbers on the cakes. You will be issued a number for your cake when you check-in.
    • The entire cake must be completely edible.
    • No store bought cakes please. You may use boxed cake mixes, icing mixes or pre-made icing and decorations but you must mix and decorate your own cake.
    • Crackers, cookies, candy and other solid foods may be used for decorations.
    • All cakes will have an opportunity to win the People’s Choice. A cake may be judged in only one category award and the cake’s appropriate category will be selected by the judges.

    Awards will be given for following CATEGORIES:

    • Tallest Cake
    • Funniest Cake
    • Most Original or Unique Cake
    • Most Patriotic
    • Most Creative
    • Most Appetizing
    • Best Sports Theme
    • Best Cub Scout Theme
    • Judge’s Choice
    • People’s Choice

    Yuji Yamada
    Commitee Chair

    8Oct/12

    Outdoor Pack Meeting Agenda & Location Directions

    Urgent - Location Change - There has been a change in the area reserved at Lake Chabot. The new location is the Willow group site not the Elderberry group site.

    Date/Time: Saturday, October 13, 2-6pm
    Location: Lake Chabot Regional Park, Elderberry picnic area (lake chabot map) (directions)
    Cost: $5 parking, or park outside the park for free
    Attire: Class A
    Bring: Personal canteen or water bottle and jacket.

    Hello Pack 1776 Families!

    Just a quick reminder and invitation to our Outdoor Pack Meeting, Saturday Oct 13, from 2:00 to 6:00 at Lake Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley. We are at the Elderberry picnic area (entrance to the picnic area is towards the end of the parking lot). See detail map here.

    Like our indoor MPR pack meetings, all cubs and leaders should wear their snappy Class A uniforms, and get ready for the an event full of fun, crafts and entertainment.

    Here's what we have in store:

    2:00 Activity: Outdoor Craft
    The boy's will take part in an outdoor craft.
    2:30 Pack Hike
    Tiger/Wolf hike along the lake, Bear/Webelos hike in the wilds of Castro Valley.
    3:45-4:00 Skit Practice with Dens
    "What's my line again?" Rehearsal makes for a great performance! Everyone does a skit, even the den leaders.
    4:05-5:05 Pack Meeting
    Awards, and a special presentation of the Bobcat Badges to our new cubs as we welcome them to Pack 1776 by Committee Chair Yuji and Cubmaster John.
    5:00 Smores
    When you're outdoors, they go great with the great outdoors.

    If you're a little late, don't worry. Even if you miss the hike, we'll still have a fun pack event.

    Other key notes of information:

    Lake Chabot Regional Park
    17500 Lake Chabot Road
    Elderberry Picnic Site
    Castro Valley
    CA, 94546

    To Reach The Park
    From San Ramon, I-680 South to connect on I-580 westbound, take the Strobridge Avenue exit. Turn right on Strobridge, right on Castro Valley Boulevard (take the left lane as soon as possible, and left on Lake Chabot Road. The Lake Chabot Marina is about two miles ahead on the right. (map) From I-580 in San Leandro, exit at Fairmont Drive and go east (uphill). The marina entrance will be to the left at the bottom of the hill.

    $5 parking fee but there are free parking outside the park, depending on the time of the day, there should be plenty.
    Water will be provided otherwise bring your own picnic and relax with the family.

    We are encouraging people to bring personal canteen or water bottle and we'll have water station for refill.
    Bring jacket just in case the weather change.

    Cubmaster John and CC Yuji

    7Sep/12

    Are You Ready?

    We are kicking off a new Scouting year. Are you ready for a year of fun and many adventures in the years to come? See you all tomorrow. Don't forget to bring the check and volunteer form!