Pack News

Fall Camping - Almost Here!

posted Sep 22, 2018, 6:24 PM by Peter Jacobus   [ updated Oct 15, 2018, 5:30 PM ]

Fall camping is on October 26-28 at the Patapsco State Park (Hilton area). It's about a 30 min drive from Wesley Freedom UMC, which should allow great flexibility for families to travel to/from the campground.  The area has great hiking, fishing, and exploring right from the campsite and a tire park is close by.

The details and agenda for each day are attached.  Many details -- please look -- each Den has responsibilities,  Please RSVP to your Den Leader this week.  We'll need that to purchase the food and make sure that we have everything we need to have a GREAT weekend!


Several Points:  
  • If you don't have all of the Personal Camping items (see attached), please let your den leader know.  We can help as many of us have extras.
  • Please RSVP soon, as that helps all of us who are planning events and purchasing items.
  • Please fill out the Medical Form, parts A&B (see attached below) and return to your Den Lader before Camping.  All adults and youth participating in camping need a medical for filled out prior to the camping event.
Many thanks to Alysa Simms, the Camping coordinator for helping to pull this all together.  

Links:
- Sign Up Genius for supplies: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c49a9ac2ba6ff2-fall
- Camping news:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/17GKiTjOJ723grGeKX_wiCbenrc5Y3cummnKmAIDRLlg/edit?usp=sharing 

2018 Pushcart Derby

posted Sep 5, 2018, 12:14 PM by Aaron Mais


Pack 719's Pushcart derby is our opening event for the year and takes place on Sunday, September 9th at 2 PM.

Siblings, Grandparents, friends and those interested in scouting are all welcome to attend.

Help Needed: We'll need both volunteers to help set up beforehand (arrive 12:30-1:00) and volunteers to help run events (5 total events). These are very simple events that most of the scouts have done before and will require no previous knowledge on the part of the volunteers, It would be helpful to have a cell phone with a stopwatch on it, as most of the events are timed.

Please let Greg Montgomery (gmonty1234@gmail.com) know if you can be there with your scout and help either set up or run a game.

PLEASE NOTE: All participants - scouts, siblings, anybody who will be riding on a cart - needs to have a bike helmet. You will not be allowed to participate without one.

Refreshments will be served after the derby, while the results are tallied.

Camping information for this weekend's adventure

posted Apr 24, 2018, 6:23 PM by Aaron Mais   [ updated Apr 24, 2018, 6:34 PM ]

Attachments:
- Meals and ingredients.  We have tried to accommodate food allergies. Please let me know if you need an alternate meal.
- Packing list.  Please read and bring the appropriate items for your family. As we are being environmentally friendly, PLEASE note that we need each camper to bring their own mess kit (plates, cups, silver/plasticware).
- Itinerary -- a fun weekend and adventures. And, the leaders promise a skit!
- Trail map - detailed trail map of Tuckahoe
- Tuckahoe camping map. Shows where the youth group pavilion is.

Directions: Tuckahoe State Park is located approximately 35 miles east of the Bay Bridge just off MD RT 404, on Maryland's Eastern Shore. On RT 50/301 East, over Bay Bridge, RT 50/301 splits, bear to the right on RT 50. Make a left at the intersection of RT 50 and RT 404. Go approximately 8 miles until you come to the intersection of RT 404 and RT 480. Make a left on RT 480. To your immediate left take Eveland Road. Once on Eveland Road follow directional signs to area of choice.
13070 CROUSE MILL ROAD
QUEEN ANNE, MD  21657
(410) 820-1668

Additional Information:
Traffic: The Bay Bridge boat show is this weekend on Kent Island, right over the Bay Bridge. Please expect traffic to be heavier than normal during boat show hours.

Amenities: We have sites YG2 and YG4. Large, open site (partially- to heavily shaded) to accommodate up to 30 people per site. Sites are primitive and equipped with 3 or 4 picnic tables, a fire ring (with grillplate) and a water spigot within 50 yards of the site.  Ample parking. 

Bathroom Facilities: Bathroom facilities for those camping in the Youth Group Campground are located at the rear of the field near Youth Group Site #4. Youth Group campers are not permitted to use the bathhouses on the neighboring non-electric or electric camping loops.

Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are maintained in the campground from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Firewood Restriction: Due to the potential threat of the emerald ash borer, the importation of personal firewood into all Maryland Department of Natural Resources properties is prohibited.

Emergency and 24-Hour Contact Information: Call 911 for emergency assistance. For 24-hour assistance or to report a violation, call the Natural Resources Police at 1-800-825-7275 or 1-410-260-8888. For park information or assistance call the Duty Ranger at 443-221-8285.

Cub Scout Day Camp Registration is now open

posted Jan 28, 2018, 8:35 AM by Aaron Mais   [ updated Feb 2, 2018, 1:44 PM ]

2018's theme is Buccaneers! Adventures on the High Seas

Carroll District Day Camp 2018 - June 25-29, 2018

Pack Fundraising: Norwood Ice Cream & Candy Company

posted Jan 28, 2018, 7:49 AM by Aaron Mais   [ updated Jan 28, 2018, 8:11 AM ]

Mark your calendar now for an Ice Cream and Candy Fundraiser at Norwood’s on Main Street in Sykesville which is set for Thursday, February 22nd from 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy an ice cream snack, take some home for later, or stock up on Wockenfuss candy for Easter.

Cub Master Pat Komiske will be the Guest Scooper from 5:00pm – 6:30pm!

When: Thursday, February 22nd 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Norwood Ice Cream & Candy Company
Address: 7556 Main St, Sykesville, MD 21784

Corn Maze - Lawyers Farm

posted Oct 14, 2014, 2:11 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Jan 28, 2018, 8:07 AM by Aaron Mais ]

Lawyers Farm , Thurmont, MD
2013 MazeLawyers Moonlight Maze 
PUMPKIN CANNON! Pumpkin Cannon Target!! Lawyers Moonlight Maze

If you look at he picture VERY carefully you will find 
Where he maze is
What the maze looks like 
and a website

ALSO Pumpkin Cannons

2015 09 ## Recruitment Night

posted Oct 2, 2014, 10:57 AM by Unknown user

come to our Open night on open school night
                                                           

2015 08 ## Pack Swim Meeting

posted Oct 2, 2014, 10:38 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 2, 2014, 12:27 PM ]

Come and meet other scouts
 or scouts to-be at out swim and meet

2014 10 03rd- 05th Fall camp out for pack 719

posted Sep 29, 2014, 3:16 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 5, 2014, 1:53 PM ]

Hey all,

Please put the weekend of 3-5 October on your calendars. That is when we are having our fall camp-out.
Tent camping, Wood Fires, Sleeping bags, Hiking and lots more!!!!!
Tuckahoe State Park - Eastern Shore
Tuckahoe State Park
13070 Crouse Mill Rd
Queen Anne, MD 21657
See MAP

2014 10 06 - Monday - Deadline to turn in popcorn money proceeds

posted Sep 29, 2014, 3:16 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 5, 2014, 1:54 PM ]

Hi every one!

We all need to have money turned in by Monday October 6th, 2014

Thanks !


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