Summer Planning Picnic

Pack 183 parents,

Please join us this Saturday June 4th, 10:00am, in Markham Park for our summer planning breakfast picnic.

This is your opportunity to shape next years program, please come along and let us have your ideas and thoughts on all the things the pack will be doing in the next school year. We have to plan camping dates and campsite locations, pack meeting dates, service projects, the Blue and Gold dinner & holiday events and discuss ideas for our important fundraising program, all while incorporating the core BSA Scouting Program and Council and District run events.

So if you loved an event last year and want to see it again, let us know, likewise if you have an idea to improve or change something now is the time to speak up.

Cub scouting is run by volunteer parents just like you and many hands make light work, so if you can spare an hour a week to help out to run an event or even a den meeting or two please let any of the committee or your den leader know.

We will bring pancakes and coffee to share with everyone, but please bring a camp chair and your ideas.

We are meeting at 10:00am to try and be done before Noon so not to take up the whole day, as you enter the park go straight across the first large intersection, over the first bridge and we will be on the left hand side by the large playground area.

Hope to see you all there.

Regards

Warren, Cubmaster

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Memorial Day Parade

Pack 183, Please join us to honor the men and women who have sacrificed so much, and those who continue to serve our armed forces, across the world and here at home.

The annual Memorial Day Parade is this Monday May 30th, we will start at the Davie Fire Administration Building at 6901 Orange Drive and ends at the Bergeron rodeo grounds (about a 1/2 mile parade route).  I would recommend parking at the rodeo grounds and walking back to the fire administration building, please be there at 930am as the parade will leave at 1000am prompt with the service commencing at 1030am.

This is a Class A uniform event for scouts, veterans and active military are encouraged to wear their uniforms. Thanks to Mr. Bonner for the loan of his truck, we will need scouts to carry the flags and the banner and if you wish to bring bicycles please decorate them red white and blue, flags ($1) and patches ($4) will be available for sale at the parade.

Hope to see you all there. Regards Warren, Cubmaster Memorial parade

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Last Pack Meeting of School Year!

Pack 183,

The last pack meeting of the school year is this Friday May 20th, starting at 630pm and will be held at our local BSA Camp Elmore.

We will be parking in the main car park, and it is only a short 2 minute walk to the Ceremonies Ring where we will hold the meeting (street address is 3551 SW 142 Ave, Davie)

We will celebrate the scouts crossing over to their new rank by awarding them their new neckerchiefs, the new scouts will be awarded their bobcats.

The campfire will be lit so please bring your camp/lawn chairs and a blanket, kid-friendly beverages and snacks if you want to stay the evening.

For those that are undecided about summer camp this will give you an opportunity to see the camp and all it has to offer.

Hope to see you all there.

Next pack event is May 30th Memorial Day Parade, details to follow.

Regards

Warren, Cub Master

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Cub Scout Day Camp!!

Hello Pack 183!!! Cub Scout Day Camp is fast approaching!

The Scouts love it and come home exhausted everyday.  This year’s theme is Cub Scout Investigators. Activities include Scout Skills, Archery, Arts & Crafts, BB Gun Shooting, Land Sports, Special Guests, Daily Programs and much, much more.

Scouts can sign up for one or both weeks and Camp Elmore in Davie is hosting two different weeks – June 13-17 and June 20-24. Hours are 8:30am – 4:30pm. Before and aftercare available.

If you register before April 30 the cost is $115/week (savings of $60). Price goes up to $175 after May 30th. Coordinate with Natalie to use funds from your Cub Scout account.

As always, volunteer help for Day Camp is needed!! Youth Protection training and Hazardous Weather training (both free online) are required of all volunteers.

Click on this link to register https://sfcbsa.org/activities/2016-cub-scout-day-camp-cub-scout-investigators/. Choose the week(s) you wish to register for, scroll down towards bottom of page and find the registration options. You can register as a volunteer here as well. Our district is Pine Island.

Please let Julie know of any questions.

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Pinewood Derby!

Hello Fellow Scouters!

THE EVENT OF THE YEAR IS ALMOST HERE!!!!!!

The Pinewood Derby 2016 is THIS SATURDAY, April 16!!!

Where?

Sunrise New River Civic Center – 60 Weston Road

Schedule:
8:00 – 9:00 Track setup and testing and room/chairs setup – only volunteers to help with setup need to be there by 8:00am

8:45 – 9:25 Car Registration – This is when the majority of the group should arrive. After 9:25, no additional cars can be accepted.

9:30 – 11:00 Racing

11:00 – 11:15 Awards

11:15 – 12:00 Lunch / Cleanup

Check your email from Sherrie for rules and more details – volunteers needed!!

See you at the races!!

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Pack Meeting Friday!

Hello Pack 183,

Friday April 15th is our monthly pack meeting, 6:30pm in Manatee Bay. Please join us for awards, pack games and prizes…… Class A uniform please. The theme is a Scout is Cheerful.

Our MAY pack meeting will be the LAST one of the school year where the scouts crossover into their next rank before the summer activities begin.

See you Friday!!

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Operation Homecoming tonight!

Operation Homecoming!!!

Show your gratitude to our WWII Veterans as they return home from their honor flight to Washington DC – TONIGHT, Saturday, April 2nd at 8pm at MIA (check your email for the map).

Wear your Class A uniforms and bring your noisemakers!!

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Marlins tickets – payment due April 7

Marlins vs. Braves!!!!

Pack 183, we have the opportunity to attend the Marlins vs. Braves baseball game on Sunday, April 17 at 1:10pm with other Scouting families throughout the South Florida Concil. Tickets are $10 each and include a post game Diamond Dash for kids 12 and under.

Sign up in the Google doc sent to your email. Payment is due to Julie on or before April 7.

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Publix Show and Sell

Not going to the final campout of the season April 1-3 at Camp Elmore in Davie?

Sell your camp & Dominos cards at Publix! April 2 and 3 still have time slots available. Check your email from Kim for more info or login directly into your Sign Up Genius account.

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Happy Easter!

Have a wonderful weekend, Pack 183!

 

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