April 22, 2015 Announcements

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A few announcements and big events over the next few weeks.

First- a reminder the meeting tonight will be held at the Paddock Gold Dome (175 Brompton Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150). There will be a small cost of $3.00 per person for miniature golf.

This Saturday is the Big Kenmore Cleanup:

Our Pack will meet at the Village Green (area in front of the Municipal Building) at 9 am. If you can, please bring a broom and/or rake, gardening tools and gloves if you have them. KVIS will have have trash bags and disposable gloves available. We’ll be picking up trash, sweeping up grit, weeding and trimming all the gardens. This event takes place rain or shine.
Everyone is welcome! See you on Saturday!
For Webelos- this will count as a service activity for the Arrow of Light or as part of the naturalist badge (also counts for the Arrow of Light).
Bears, Wolves & Tigers- you all also have needed achievements & electives that this will count towards. Check with your den leaders this Wednesday night.

May 11th is the next parent meeting.

Our activity for May 16th has changed. We were invited by the Tatonka District to participate in “Mission Possible”. The cost will be $10 for boys and activities include Rope/ Knots, a Nature Station, Tent Pitching, Fire Making, 3 Legged Race, Obstacle Course, Archery, Compass Station & Finger Printing. A patch for the boys & lunch is included. Did I mention there may be the opportunity to meet a former Buffalo Bill player (and current Scout leader)- there is. Please let us know as soon as possible if you & your son are planning to attend. http://www.wnyscouting.org/event/1719438

May 25 is the Memorial Day Parade. We will be marching in it this year. Time & Location to meet is TBA.

March 29th is the Buffalo Bisons Scout night- more information is available at Troop Track: https://trooptrack.com/plan/events/229111

June 12-14 is the annual family campout & crossing over ceremonies. This year we will be at Letchworth State Park. If you are in need of camping equipment please contact a leader since the Pack has equipment available. We will be posting photos of where Troop 529 camped at Letchworth on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Pack529

It is not too late to register for Summer camp! We will be at Scouthaven from July 30-August 2nd. A reminder to parents who have already registered- we still need bunk deposits and payment is due by May 22nd.

As always any last minute updates (and general fun stuff) is found at our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Pack529)

Beth
(718) 635-4351

April Newsletter

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The weather is finally warming up and we hope that everyone is getting some much needed fresh air. Time to pack away the winter coats and head outdoors. We have plenty of activities planned for the following months to get you moving and out into the sunshine.

This Saturday April 18, 2015 between 9:30am-1:00pm the collection for St. Paul’s food drive will be going on. Good Turn for America at Tips on Sheridian. Be sure and sign up at tonight’s pack meeting to participate.

Now that the snow is melted all the debris that it covered needs to be cleaned up. We have organized a Kenmore Cleanup day for Saturday April 25, 2015. Details on this will be at the packing meeting tonight.

Both of those events will count towards the Webelos service hours. So bring in the canned goods and grab a bag to help clean up the community.

Memorial Day is right around the corner and that means it’s a great time for a parade. We are all invited to march in the parade on May 25, 2015

Batter up! We have the Bison’s game and campout coming up also. May 29, 2015.

Family Campout will be on June 12-14, 2015. This year it will be at Letchworth State Park.

Anyone needing gear for the campouts including tents the pack has some available.

 

Let’s end this scouting year with as much fun and excitement as we can! Have a great time!

Pack Meeting 6:30pm

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Tonight we will be starting the pack meeting early. It will start at 6:30pm We will be having a demonstration on liquid nitrogen. There may even be a special treat. So show up promptly and grab a seat. This will be a really fun night!