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UPCOMING EVENTS:

4-6 pm Tues. May 19
Advacement Picnic
Tartan Park. Pavillion 2a

See calendar for details

And remember to RSVP for the totally awesome activities listed over here ----->

And the Pack's 2014 Distinguished Unit Scouter is....

Posted on Apr 23 2014 - 9:52am

The attached photo is of our own Ms Hansen being honored at the 2014 District Awards Banquet. Tiffany received the Distinguished Unit Scouter Award for her outstanding commitment to the Pack program. Tiffany has been an assett to the Pack committee for the last two years providing feedback on previous events and ideas for future activities. Only because of her completed training are we able to offer shooting sports activities at Pack organized camps and get hands-on experience with forensics experiments. The distinguished unit scouter award includes a magnetized "gold" name plate and a certificate worthy of framing. Only one adult from each unit is eligible to be nominated for this award a year so keep your eye out for good 2015 candidates. Pack 513 recipients of this award are:
2014 - Tiffany Hansen, Assistant Den Leader, Committee Member, Range Master
2013 - David Peters, Webmaster, Assistant Webelos Den Leader, Cubmaster, Committee Chair

Scouting for food

Posted on Apr 18 2014 - 9:33am
Our big brother Troop invites us to help with an upcoming service project. Volunteers will be delivering Scouting for Food flyers in the Park Hills & Woodbury Heights area on Monday, April 21st.  To participate, RSVP on the Pack website and meet at 6:45 at Woodbury Baptist for assignments and begin delivering at 7:00. Another opportunity to do a good turn will be Saturday, 4.26 when the Troop organizes donation pick ups. Again, RSVP and meet at the church at 9:00 a.m. Usually the project is complete by 11:30 but could be done sooner with more people to help.

Heart bleed, schmart bleed

Posted on Apr 14 2014 - 10:44pm

One of the largest website vulnerabilities in history was disclosed this week called Heart Bleed. For affected websites, someone could pull any information they wanted from an affected website without any access credentials.
More details can be found in this article.
In the first short SOAR Announcement in quite some time, we would like to announce your SOAR website is NOT affected or vulnerable to this exploit. We are not using, and have not used, the OpenSSL libraries that have this vulnerability in them. ! Your data is safe.
-SOAR Support, April 10, 2014

Making wind - or - whatever floats your boat.

Posted on Apr 13 2014 - 2:32pm

The Raingutter Regatta kits come nearly complete with everything for a fun race but we recommed you bring the following niceties to the Pack meeting Tuesday:
A) Mini phillips screwdriver
B) Sanding block
C) Coping or other small saw capable of easily cutting a half inch of soft, balsa wood
D) Lung power - scouts will be blowing their crafts down the race track.
Bring what you can and extra for those who can't.

Leaders' Meeting @ Tiff's

Posted on Apr 7 2014 - 12:44am

See calendar for details. Log in for specifics.

Friends of Scouting form

Posted on Apr 6 2014 - 10:39pm

Please complete the attached PDF and send where indicated by May 1st whether you can give or not. Failure to do so will result in a volunteer calling you to discuss your FOS contribution.You'll need to log into see the attachment.
What is Friends of Scouting?
Friends of Scouting is an annual direct-solicitation campaign, reaching out to Scout families, service organizations and businesses.  Friends of Scouting is the council's largest source of income (23 percent).  Additionally, the United Way recognizes the value of Scouting and provides 18 percent of the council's annual budget.  Eighty-three percent of funds raised are dedicated to program, over 15% more than the not-for-profit standard set forth by the Better Business Bureau.
It costs $193 to provide one year of quality program for each Scout.

What does a Friends of Scouting investment provide
Local programs and activities throughout the council territory
Camp scholarships, uniforms and registration fees for youths who otherwise could not participate
Accident and liability insurance to protect both youth and adult members
Professional staff who counsel, guide, and inspire volunteer leadership
Camps and facilities available for year-round camping and Cub Scout family outdoor events
Opportunities to attend summer camp and high-adventure events
Advancement programs where Scouts are recognized for learning and achievement of goals they set establish
Distribution and development of literature and training-materials 
Leadership training for young people who will become future community leaders​