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September 2012 Newsletter

posted Sep 19, 2012, 1:36 PM by Pack108 Cubmaster   [ updated Sep 19, 2012, 1:36 PM ]


PACK 108 News & Happenings 

          Eagan,   MN  www.pack108.org                  September 2012


Upcoming Activities

Camping / Outings


18     Pack Meeting at Oak Ridge, 7-8pm

28-30  Fall Camporee,  Camp Philipo. Webelos and older



16     Pack Meeting at Oak Ridge, 6:30-8pm

*** RainGutter Regatta ***

 21    Family Fall Fest at Fort Snelling


November -

17    Fall Food Drive @ Eagan Rainbow

20    Court of Honor at BCBS –  Troop 446 - &  Webelos

27    Pack Meeting at Oak Ridge, 7-8pm



 Pack Meetings will be held in Oak Ridge Gym on the 3rd Tuesday of each month unless otherwise specified

Fall Festival 2012  -  Sunday October 21st

Fall Festival is a one day experience for Lions, Tigers, Wolfs, Bears and 1st yr Webelos. Activities include: archery, rock climbing, games and crafts. Open to the whole family. Registration is open now. Register now to guarantee your a spot. 


Fees:  Cub Scouts & Siblings 5 and older $30 Adults $10. Siblings under 5 are free. Lunch is included.  Fees are non-refundable


Polar Camp 2013  -  Saturday February  21st

One day experience filled with plenty of fun and advancement opportunities. Activities include sledding, winter nature games, snow obstacle course and learning to keep warm.  Open to all Cub Scouts and their Adult Partner. Registration is now open now. The sooner you register guarantees you a spot. 


Fees:  Cub $30 Adults $10  Hot lunch is included

For more information or to register, contact

Dave Swanson   651-454-8661  daves@pcisys.net




Service Activities / Events

Sep 15-16          Von Hanson’s

Sep 27- Oct 27  Popcorn Sales


Booth sales will be set up and

information will be sent out soon


*  Friends of Scouting (FOS) kicks off next month. FOS supports much of what we do including paying for badges, derby cars and camping events if we meet our goal. We really need someone to step up take charge of this campaign for us. It’s really important in supporting our Pack and the Cub Scout organization as a whole. There is training available at the next CBD Roundtable Thursday Oct 11 6pm. Please contact your Cubmaster Ron Sitter if interested in this position.

 *  Scouting for Food   

*  Salvation Bell Ringing   



****  More information to follow  ****

Welcome to our new Cubmaster


The Pack Committee would like to send a Shout Out to Welcome our new CubMaster  -----

Ron Sitter.  Most of you know Ron from the last few years in the pack. His son Tyler is a Webelos I this year.  Ron has held various positions in the Pack including Den Leader, Advancement Coordinator, Scouting for Food and just all around great volunteer.  We are lucky to have someone with his knowledge and enthusiasm leading our pack. Welcome Ron….



Note from your Pack Committee


Our PACK Website  www.pack108.org  is a great resource to find upcoming events, important web-links and contact information. It is also updated from time to time with pictures from past events.


We hope that you find this newsletter informative and a good way to know at a glance what is going on with Pack 108.  If you have any ideas or information that you want to see, please let us know!  We are always looking for ways to keep our pack families informed of the things that are going on with Pack 108, Council and Cub Scouts as a whole.   We are looking forward to a great Scouting year!

Our PACK Website  www.pack108.org  is a great resource to find upcoming events, important web-links and contact information. It is also updated from time to time with pictures.


Yours in Scouting,                                                            

Jacque Snyder    Pack Chair

Ron Sitter            Cubmaster                         

Patti Sitter          Committee Secretary                                                                             




More great resources for scout information:

    Cub Scout Tracking Tool       www.scouttrack.com               Northern Star Council     www.northernstarbsa.org     

    Training Resource               www.scouting.org                   Chief Black Dog District    www.chiefblackdog.nsbsa.org