Remember this Friday is our annual Pinewood Derby. Please arrive at the school by 6:00 PM to begin weigh in’s. If anyone has any questions on rules of the race let me know I’ll try to get everything answered as soon as possible. I also have a scale if anyone would like to get an idea before Friday. 

We have set a date and time for the surveyor if you would like to come it will Sunday February 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm @ the East Holly Firehouse!  Let me know how many will be attending. This will count toward each of the boys Engineering badge. I’d like to know on Friday night if you can be there.

Also on Friday February 7, 2014 there is a workshop at Rowan University it is called Children’s Engineering night.  They will help build Rocket Launchers and create Hot Cocoa Machines and design Artistic robots, there will snack served.  I need to give them a head count next week. Please let me know by the 21st if you can attend.

On Friday we will have sign ups for Scout Day at the constitution center. I highly recommend this if you are available. Attendees will complete the following activities:

  • Citizen Activity Badge: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 15
  • Ready Man Activity Badge: 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • Showman Activity Badge: Drama 17


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January Events

Hope you all had a wonderful Holiday Season. Our Meeting schedule starts up this week. Hopefully you will all be there. Below is a list of some of our January events. Let me know if there are any questions.

Monday January 6 – Den Meeting at Bell’s – We will finish the sled. I’ll answer any questions you have on Pinewood Derby. I also need a final count and payment for anyone attending the Klondike Derby on January 18th. Cost is $5 per person, same price for scouts, parents, and siblings.

Sunday January 12 – Meet at Washington Twp Ambulance Hall on Holly Ave. Boys will see a presentation from a surveyor and earn credit toward there engineering Webelos achievement. I’ll have more details on this by Monday.

Friday January 17 – Pinewood Derby 6:00 at Bell’s.

Saturday January 18 – Klondike Derby at Roosevelt Scout Reserve.

Monday January 20 – No Meeting – Martin Luther King Day

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Fort Mott

Here’s a story from yesterday’s paper about the Soldier’s Christmas Tour at Fort Mott. Remember we are meeting at Wedgewood school at 4:00. Let’s hope the weather is better than they are forecasting. 

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Snow Day

No school means no meeting tonight. Stay safe and have a fun day. We will be meeting at 4:00 Saturday at Wedgewood School for our Webelos trip to Fort Mott.

Our pack meeting is Monday the 16th at Bells School. Remember to bring canned foods for our food drive if you haven’t done so already. Let me know if you have any questions. See you on Saturday!

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Upcoming Events

With Christmas less than a month away I want to update you all on a couple of upcoming events.

This Saturday December 7th is our trip to the Zoo. Check-in at the Zoo is 6:30 at the Shelly Administration Building located by the entrance gate in the Tiger Parking Lot. You are not permitted to bring any food into the zoo, so eat dinner before you get there. They will provide a snack Saturday night and Breakfast on Sunday. Additional information will be coming from Michell this week.

Den meeting on the 9th at Bells School 7:00. We will be working on the sled again.

December 14th we have a Webelos trip planned to Fort Mott in Pennsville with Troop 81. There is no cost for this trip. We are meeting at Wedgewood school at 4:00. Here is some information on the events at the fort from last year.

December 16th is or Pack Christmas Party. We will have Pizza for all scouts and their families. We will be giving gifts to Harley. A boy from Williamstown who lost his father this year and is living with his grandmother. All scouts will also get their pinewood derby cars. If you have collected any additional canned goods please bring them to this meeting. If you need collection bags let me know and I will give them to you this coming Monday.

We will not have a Meeting on the 23rd or the 30th because the schools are closed.

In January our Pinewood Derby is scheduled for Friday night the 17th. More information is coming soon.

January 18th is the official District Klondike Derby. This is when the boys get to race the sled we have been building for the last couple of weeks. The Derby is all day Saturday and the cost is $5 for Webelos and $5 for adults. I need to know ASAP who will be attending. I have to get registered and need a final headcount for payment.

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Meeting Plan

I’d like to remind everyone we have a meeting this Monday night at 7:00 at Bell’s School. The boys will continue to work on the Klondike Derby Sled. I will be collecting donations for Harley and his family. They will be at our December meeting. I will distribute Food Drive bags to anyone who has not received them or would like more. We are collecting food again for the December Pack Meeting.

The calendar tab on this site has been updated to include all upcoming Pack events. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Cedar Run – Postponed

Due to low number of boys able to attend this weekend’s trip to Cedar Run we will be postponing the trip until the spring. I will let you know as soon as we confirm a date. Have a great week.

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Den 2 Reminders

We have a Den Meeting schedule at Bells School on Monday November 4th at 7:00. The boys will be constructing a sled to use at Klondike Derby with help from Angelo. On next Saturday November 9th, we have a den trip planned to Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in Medford. The Boys will complete the Naturalist and Forester Achievement. Cost of this trip is approximately $5.00 per person, siblings are welcome to attend. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

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Pack Meeting

Remember this Monday night is Pack 381’s Halloween Party. All Scouts and their siblings should be in costume for the meeting. We will have prizes and we will be playing candy bar Bingo. Please bring one full size candy bar for each child you are bringing to the meeting.
We will also be collecting popcorn orders and have sign up sheets for upcoming events. Hope to see you all there!

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Cedar Run Trip

Unfortunately, Cedar Run had one of their guides leave the refuge. They do not have anyone to work with our group on the 26th. I have rescheduled for November 9th. Hope you are all able to attend. I will have more details at our meeting on Monday. Please let me know by then if you are able to attend.

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