Scouts Cancelled This Week – Hurricane Florence

All,

The welcome back for existing Scouts is cancelled this week.
Please be safe, don’t forget to get the following if you’re evacuating:
  1. Important Documents
  2. Any small irreplaceable items you can bring with you
  3. Pets
Other tips:
Before you pick up and go (and if you have enough time) follow these steps — they’re designed to protect your pets and help prevent property damage:
Clear your yard. Remove any objects hanging on trees or your home’s exterior, such as birdhouses and wind chimes — they can break off in high winds and cause serious damage. Bring inside anything that’s not nailed down including lawn furniture, trashcans, toys, and garden equipment.
Shut off utilities. Turn off electricity, water, and gas. Doing so will help prevent additional dangers including flooding, fire, and explosions. Keep in mind, you’re going to need the utility company to turn your gas back on when you return home.
Windproof windows and doors. If you don’t have storm-proof shutters, fit plywood coverings over all windows. (FYI, using just tape on windows is not recommended because it will not stop windows from breaking, just shattering.)
Protect indoor stuff. Move valuables to higher levels in your home to prevent water damage. As an extra measure, wrap electronics and furniture in sheets, blankets, or plastic drop cloths.
Gather up pets. If it’s not safe for you to stay, it’s not safe for Fido. Make plans to stay with friends or at a pet-friendly hotel — most emergency shelters will only accept service animals that assist people with disabilities.
Lock your house. Because crooks and looters take advantage of evacuations, lock all doors and windows and don’t leave house keys in an obvious place, such as a mailbox.

If you’re staying, please check this out for reference as far as things you might need:
Be Safe and Smart!

Welcome Back!

Happy September Everyone!!!

I hope that everyone has had a most wonderful summertime!
Here’s some information on upcoming dates!
First Day Back! – 09/13/2018 – 6:30PM @ Windermere Presbyterian
First day back for returning Scouts is Thursday, September 13th!
We’ll be celebrating our founder, Dori’s Birthday in style and awarding summertime awards!
Please be there in full-uniform!  Webelos remember to get your new tan shirt before then!
This will be potluck style:
  • Wolves: Side Dishes
  • Bears  : Entrees
  • Webelos: Bread and Salads
  • Arrow of Light: Utensils, Cups, Plates, Drinks
There will be cake!
First Day for New Scouts! – 09/20/2018 – 6:30PM @ Windermere Presbyterian
 
We’ll welcome all the new scouts to the pack and cover the following topics:
  • Den Leaders
  • Popcorn!
  • Uniforms – Demonstration from Leaders and Scouts – so please be at your very best in full-uniform!
  • Communication – Email Pack Wide
  • Communication – Den’s are responsible for communication so make sure you have numbers / emails exchanged.
  • Cake at the end!
Please don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any questions!
Thanks and see you all soon!

Wolf Rank

Wolf Rank

The Wolf rank is for boys who have finished first grade (or who are 8 years old). To earn the Wolf badge, a boy must complete six required adventures and one elective adventure. His parent or guardian and den leader approves each requirement by signing his book, and the boy receives an adventure loop for each adventure. When the boy has met all requirements, the Wolf badge is presented to his parent or guardian at the next pack meeting. During an impressive ceremony, the parent or guardian then presents the badge to the boy.

After he has earned the Wolf badge, a Wolf Scout can work on the remaining 12 Wolf electives until he finishes second grade (or turns 9 years old). He can choose elective adventures that may show him new hobbies and teach him skills that will be useful during his Boy Scout years. When he completes an elective adventure, he receives an additional adventure loop to wear on his belt.