Monday, June 29, 2015

Webelos Woods

Great news!  Online registration for Webelos Woods (August 28/29 at Mutual Dell) is now available at http://www.utahscouts.org/alpine.  Please spread the word.

July Roundtable



July Roundtable—Yes, we will hold Cub Scout Roundtable in July (although Boy Scout Roundtable will not meet in July). 
When:   Thursday, July 2, 7pm
Where:  Red brick building on 165 N. 100 E., Alpine (Main St. & 200 N.)
What:    Round-robin classes (IDEAS & FUN!):
·         cooking with Cubs
·         crafts (please bring den/pack crafts for display table)
·         games/songs/skits
·         2-liter bottle rocket launchers

Thank you to all who participated, volunteered, and contributed to the success of district day camp!!

Announcements:
·         Upcoming Pack Meeting Themes:

Core Value/Point of Scout Law
Theme
July
Courage
Under the Sea
August
Honesty
Play Ball
September
Clean
Cubservation
           
·         Pack Resource Guides:  look on our blog, alpinedistrictcubs.blogspot.com
·         Webelos Woods:  August 28/29 at Mutual Dell.  
·         Progress Toward Rank Advancement:
v      Present awards within 2 weeks of completing requirements.
v      New pins/beltloops/insignia--NOW AVAILABLE IN SCOUT SHOP
v      Advancement reports NOT required to purchase progress toward rank (adventure loops, pins) or certificates (pocket or full-sized) to recognize boys who have earned adventure loop or pin.
·         Akela's Council:  September 16-19 (Wed-Sat.) at Tifie near Mount Pleasant.  Register at utahscouts.org.
·         Essential Resources: 
v      alpinedistrictcubs.blogspot.com--Pack Meeting Resource Guide, announcements, District information
v      ldsbsa.org:  LDS-BSA Relationships
v      utahscouts.org--training, tour plans, forms
v      scouting.org/home/programupdates.aspx--New Program information

Sunday, May 31, 2015

June Roundtable

June Roundtable--Thursday, June 4, 7pm in the red brick building on 165 N. 100 E., Alpine (Main St. & 200 N.).  The new program is now upon us!  Every rank has required camping-related adventures.  Come learn how to plan fun, inspirational, and exciting campfire programs.

In an effort to maximize our time at Roundtable, we will be emailing most announcements prior to Roundtable. 

Announcements
·        Upcoming Pack Meeting Themes:

Core Value/Point of Scout Law
Theme
June
Perseverance
Go for the Gold
July
Courage
Under the Sea
August
Honesty
Play Ball
September
Clean
Cubservation
              
·        Pack Resource Guides can now be found on our blog, alpinedistrictcubs.blogspot.com
·        District Day Camp:  June 16/17 (session 1), 18/19 (session 2) at Highland Glen Park.
·        July Roundtable will be July 2 at 7pm.  FUN!!  Round-robin style including cooking with Cubs, crafts & neckerchief slides, games/songs/skits, derbies & 2-liter bottle rocket launchers!
·        Kindle Editions of New Leader Materials are now available on Amazon.  Click here.
·        Webelos Woods:  August 28/29 at Mutual Dell.  Online registration is forthcoming.  We will send email through stake leaders as soon as registration is online. See blog for program details and adventures to be covered.
·        Akela's Council:  September 16-19 (Wed-Sat.) at Tifie near Mount Pleasant.  Register at utahscouts.org.  Click here for more details.
·        Feedback: We want to make Roundtable as helpful as possible!  Please send questions, comments, or feedback to alpinedistrictcubs@gmail.com or fill out a survey at Roundtable.
·        Essential Resources
v  scouting.org/home/programupdates.aspx--New Program information
v  alpinedistrictcubs.blogspot.com--District information and links
v  ldsbsa.org:  LDS-BSA Relationships
v  utahscouts.org--training, tour plans, forms

Friday, May 8, 2015

More Webelos Woods Information

Registration Coming Soon:

Program Details
 This camp-out can be done as a pack activity, den activity, or just as a parent-son camp-out. Grab your gear and come and join us  for a night out under the stars.
Regarding meals: In an ideal setting, Webelos will bring something they can cook at camp.  A Cast Iron Chef requirement says:  Prepare a balanced meal for your den or family; utilize one of the methods below for preparation of part of your meal: a. Camp stove b. Dutch oven c. Box oven d. Solar oven e. Open campfire or charcoal.  A Castaway  requirement says: On a campout with your den or family, cook two different recipes that do not require pots and pans. (Castaway 1b) To complete this you're welcome to bring a gas stove.  A fire pit will be available if you'd like to cook something over the fire (you'll need to start the fire yourself).  With planning and preparation you can accomplish both requirements
After the campfire program a cracker barrel will be served and a mid-morning snack will be served on Saturday.  Check the website for up to date fire conditions and restrictions.
Friday Night Schedule

4:00- 6:30 pm – Check in, Dinner on your own.  Leave No Trace Activities
6:45 – 9:00 pm – Patrol meeting and Camper Adventure
9:15 to 10:15 – Camp wide Campfire and cracker barrel.

Saturday Morning Schedule

Get up, fix breakfast, clean up and take down your camp. 
Be ready to join us at:
8:00 am - Camp Wide Flag Ceremony
8:15 am  to 12:15 pm - Webelos Walkabout (4 hours)
            Or
8:15 am to 10:00 am - 1st class
10:15 am to 12:00 pm - 2nd  Class and mid-morning snack.
12:15 pm – Clean up and head for home.

Webelos  Equipment List
  • Webelos Uniform  (Leaders and Parents if you have one, we encourage you to wear it.)
  • Camp Chairs
  • Food and equipment to prepare Friday night dinner and Saturday morning breakfast. you're welcome to bring a gas stove.  A fire pit will be available if you'd like to cook something over the fire (you'll need to start the fire yourself).
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera - Optional.
  • Pocket Knife if registered for the Castaway
  • Tent – If you are not staying overnight – you still need to bring a tent for the Camper Adventure on Friday night.
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pajamas
  • Toiletries
  • Flashlight
  • Jacket
A health form for all boys and all adults attending must be brought to camp and turned in when you check in at camp.
Health Form (A and B is all that is needed. You DON"T need a doctor's signature) for each youth and adult attending camp.  The link for the Health form:
http://www.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_AB.pdf