Popcorn Fill-It-Up

All scouts who fill an order sheet before October 25th will receive two tickets to the UMCK Roos basketball game and pizza party as well as two tickets to Scout Day at the K, Royals game in the spring.

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Popcorn Show-N-Sell Events

Currently, all Show-N-Sell shifts are taken. If you have signed up for a Show-N-Sell event and then find that you will not be able to participate, please let Mike Newland (503-704-1959) know as soon as possible. We have other individuals who would like to participate if a shift opens up.

Recharter for 2015

Please bring $24 to the next pack meeting. We must collect the annual $24 BSA registration fee for each scout in the pack for calendar year 2015. This fee is sent to Boys Scouts of America to keep official registration current. In addition, if scouts wish to receive Boys Life magazine in 2015, we must collect an additional $12. Funds may be deducted from scout accounts if funds are available, otherwise we will be starting to collect payment at the September 30th pack meeting. Checks can be made payable to “Pack 374″. Registered adults must also pay the $24 annual fee (if continuing as a registered BSA member) and must also have current Youth Protection Training.

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Haunted Trails at Camp Naish

On Saturday, October 25th, come have a fun and scary time at Camp Naish with the Venturing Officers Association. Cub world will never be the same! This event at Naish Scout Reservation is a great activity for you to hike the trails of Cub World and experience some of the haunts that Venturers in the council have discovered and brought to life!

The cost is only $8/person (ages 5 and up) or $4/person (ages 4 and below). All prices include transportation to and from the K32 parking lot and Cub World, a light meal, facility usage, and insurance. Pre-registration for this event is required; NO WALK-INS WILL BE ALLOWED! Registration will end on Wednesday, October 22 at midnight. No registrations will be taken after that time. We will begin collecting registration fees at the September 30th pack meeting.

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Service Projects

Service is a big part of scouting and necessary for our unit’s Journey To Excellence. We have two opportunities coming up and we need as many scout families to participate as possible:

Do a Good Turn Service Project in Your Own Neighborhood!

In conjunction with Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas, Heart of America Council is sponsoring a donation drive to collect and deliver to specified Goodwill stores the following items: good used clothing, household items, books, games, etc. From October 13th to November 7th, we will distribute collection bags in selected neighborhoods. On November 8th, we will collect donations and take them to our local Goodwill donation center.

Neighbor Woods Tree Planting Day

On Saturday, October 11th, we will be assisting the City of Liberty with a tree planting project to plant trees along the trail between the new roundabout and the Flintlock flyover. Pizza and drinks will be provided. This event can also count toward earning the conservation award and so all scouts are encouraged to participate. If you plan to participate, please sign-up at the September 30th pack meeting so that we can get a head-count. On Saturday, October 11th, we will meet at 10am at the southeast corner of the South Valley Middle school parking lot. See attached flier.

Coupon Books

Hy-Vee and Price Chopper coupon books are back! This is a super easy way to put money into your scout account to offset pack dues, summer camp fees, and other scouting related expenses. Each coupon book that you purchase for $5 puts $4 into your scout account. You can then recoup your $5 one of two ways. If you use the coupon book yourself, you’ll find there is a coupon for $5 off a purchase of $50 of groceries. Alternatively, you can sell coupon books to your friends, family, or neighbors.

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Next Pack Meeting

Our next pack meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 28th at 6:30pm at the church. This will be our annual “Trunk-Or-Treat” with lots of fun activities.

Join Cub Scouts

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Scouts: You can earn your “Recruiter” patch by inviting a friend who joins scouts.

August Baloo News

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Upcoming Events

10:00 am Popcorn Orders Turn-In
Popcorn Orders Turn-In
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
All take-order sheets and funds must be submitted on or before this date. ShareEmailPrint
7:00 pm Northstar District Roundtable
Northstar District Roundtable
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
District Meeting where Leaders learn and discuss current events, and receive training to enhance our program. ShareEmailPrint
6:30 pm Pack Meeting – Nurture Nature
Pack Meeting – Nurture Nature
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kansas City Zoo’s – Zoo-mobile ShareEmailPrint

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