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PINEWOOD DERBY DAY - Sunday, January 21st

posted Jan 17, 2018, 9:12 PM by Pack Cubmaster

This Sunday will be Pack 310's Annual Pinewood Derby at Memorial School. Registration begins at 10:30 am.


The Concession stand will have drinks, pizza, and snack available for purchase. 

  • The registration begins 10:30 am at Memorial School. This is our January Pack meeting.
  • If you have other events that day you can still race your car (but attending the Derby is really fun). Show up at 10:30 to check your car in. We'll race your car for you and the results will be recorded and posted. If you show up at the end of the race you can get an update on how your car did and collect awards.
  • Please note You MUST use the pre-cut slots to install your wheel on the car.



Spring Overnight

  • This year it will be at The New England Air Museum, our first time at this venue. It has sold out this year and is one of the most popular venues in New England for Scout overnights. We'll stay in inside in the museum building and participate in both indoor and outdoor events. This should be a really fun overnight.
  • Checkin is at 6:00 PM/ Overnight program begins at 7:00 PM on Friday, April 27. Save the date!
  • Cost is $55 per person.
  • Siblings are allowed to attend.
  • Please let your Den Lead know if you are able to attend. We will be collecting money shortly.

T-Shirts

  • We have Natick Pack 310 T-shirts available.
  • Shirts are optional but are nice for pack events in warm weather like the Paw Sox overnight.
  • Cost for the Tees is $10. We'll have them available at the Pinewood Derby.


December 21st Pack Meeting

posted Dec 18, 2017, 3:46 PM by Pack Cubmaster

Come test your Jedi Skills this Thursday at the pack meeting!

Wreath and Candle Sale - Update

posted Nov 8, 2017, 1:36 PM by Admin -   [ updated Nov 8, 2017, 1:38 PM ]

The Wreath and Candle Sale has been underway since we presented Fran of Fran's Flowers our appreciation award. If you would like to order a Christmas Wreath or Hanukkah Candles, please email cubmaster@natickpack310.org. Thank you for supporting your local Cub Scouts! 


Pack Meeting - October 19, 2017, 7:00pm - Wreath and Candle, Awards, Best Dressed, and more...

posted Oct 30, 2017, 5:18 PM by Admin -   [ updated Nov 8, 2017, 1:42 PM ]

The Pack will be gathering all the Dens for our October Pack Meeting at Memorial School at 7:00pm. We will be kicking off the Wreath and Candle Sale and a Best Dress Den Award for the Den with the most complete uniforms. See you Soon!  

Notes about the Wreath & Candle Sale:

This is the Pack’s only fundraiser and main source of income.

The proceeds from this fundraiser cover the packs activities during the year, books, badges, etc.

Wreaths

Standard sized (12” center)

Double-faced pine

Large red velvet bow

Hanukkah Candles

Box of 45 (4.5” length)

Hand decorated

Blue & white colored

Important Dates for Final Counts and Delivery will be announced!

   We try to deliver the Wreaths the Sunday before Thanksgiving

  • We ask that each Scout try to sell a minimum of 10 wreaths or candles
  • Cash donations instead of a purchase are welcome as well. 
  • At the November 16 Pack meeting, we will be presenting awards to recognize those scouts who sold the most.  
  • If possible, collect payment at the time of sale.  
  • Because full payment is due when the order is placed, the parent will be responsible for amounts not collected in advance.  Checks can be made out to “Natick Pack 310”.

Questions?  cubmaster@natickpack310.org

Thank you for participating.

GOOD LUCK and DO YOUR BEST!  

First Pack Meeting September 17, 2:00 PM - Outdoor Fun, New/Returning Member Registration

posted Aug 15, 2017, 5:41 AM by Admin -   [ updated Aug 15, 2017, 6:25 AM ]

First Pack Meeting - Outdoor Fun, New & Returning Member Registration


Our first pack meeting of the year will be held on Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 PM. 

The meeting will be hosted by the Farr family at 6 Countryside Road in Natick. Plenty of on-street parking available.

We will have some outdoor fun (races, tug of war, balance & skill activities) and a marshmallow roast. 
We will have registration forms for new and returning members to sign.

For families new to scouting: Come check out the pack meeting, meet the leadership team and ask questions about the program. 
If you would like to join the pack you can register on Sunday or at a later time if you need to think about it.

Email cubmaster@natickpack310.org if you have any questions.



Overnight Dates

posted May 12, 2017, 7:22 AM by Admin -

Nobscot Camp out May 20/21: The Pack covers all the expenses for this overnight. People show up in the afternoon after sports and other activities. We host a cookout, games and marshmallow roast. Some families who aren't into camping depart for the day after dinner or the campfire roast. For families that want to camp out breakfast will be provided. Departure is based on your morning schedule. Hang out and enjoy the hiking at Nobscot reservation or depart early to attend your remaining events for the weekend.

We'll send follow-on mails with more details, suggestions on what to bring, etc. and den leads will be collecting RSVP's. The whole family is welcome!

Things to bring for overnight:

  • Tent, sleeping bags
  • Toothbrush
  • Flashlight/headlamp
  • Warm clothes and rain gear
  • Insect repellent
  • Favorite snack


 Paw Sox Camp out June 17/18:

 The Paw Sox camp out will be June 17/18 at McCoy stadium in Pawtucket. Families show up in the afternoon, watch a Paw Sox game and then a movie on the big screen after setting up tents in the outfield. Dinner is through the concession stand. Families often supplement with snacks, fruit, etc. People wake up pretty early to depart after an a-la-cart breakfast (yogurt, muffins, coffee). The whole family is welcome.

 Cost for the overnight is 29.50. This includes a ticket for the game and a $10 voucher for ballpark credit (for concessions, merchandise).

Again, we'll send out more details and den leads will be collecting RSVP's.

May 2017 Events

posted Apr 25, 2017, 8:27 PM by Admin -

Upcoming Pack 310 Events:

May 16    Let Den Leads know your Scouting For Food Results
May 18    Last Pack Meeting. Camp Mary Bunker 6:30 PM (note earlier time than usual)
May 31    Participation in Memorial Day Parade 8:00 AM-11:00 AM

Scouting For Food was Kicked off at the April Pack Meeting. Flyer is Here: CubScoutFoodDriveRequest2017Flyer.docx
This has guidelines for how the Food Drive works. Thanks in advance for your participation.

Overnights: Nobscot Camping Overnight, PawSox Overnight TBD.

January Pack Meeting Pinewood Derby and Announcements

posted Jan 20, 2017, 4:41 AM by Admin -



Pinewood Derby:


  • Our annual Pinewood Derby will be Saturday January 21. The races start at 10:00 at Memorial School. This is our January Pack meeting.
  • If you have other events that day you can still race your car (but attending the Derby is really fun). Show up at 10:00 to check your car in. We'll race your car for you and the results will be recorded and posted. If you show up at the end of the race you can get an update on how your car did and collect awards.
  • I have attached the rules and some pinewood Derby pointers. Please note that the rules have changed this year. You MUST use the pre-cut slots to install your wheel on the car. In previous years you were allowed to cut new slots or drill more accurately placed holes into the body to install the wheels. This is no longer allowed.  If you have already constructed your car we will allow you to race it but if your car wins it must be amended or rebuilt to run in the district finals.
  • We will have come concession available (pizza, drinks, etc)
  • If you don't have an official Pinewood Derby car kit please let me know and I'll set you up. The Pack purchases these for the scouts. 
  • This event take a lot of work. The leadership team could use some help. Please let your den lead know if you are available to:
    • show up early to set up the race track
    • run the races
    • run the software to manage the races, get timing results
    • arrange for and sell concessions (pizza, snacks, drinks)
    • judge cars for creativity and craftsmanship
    • breakdown the track and cleanup


Spring Overnight

  • Alice Stecko is organizing our spring overnight. This year it will be at Old Sturbridge Village, our first time at this venue. We'll stay in inside in the museum building and participate in both indoor and outdoor events (including a lantern tour of the village). This should be a really fun overnight.
  • Checkin is at 6:30 PM/ Overnight program begins at 7:00PM on Saturday March 11. Save the date!
  • Cost is $60 per person.
  • Siblings are allowed to attend.
  • Please let your Den Lead know if you are able to attend. We will be collecting money shortly.


T-Shirts

  • We have Natick Pack 310 T-shirts available (kids sizes only)!
  • Eric Laub did an awesome job designing these Tees.
  • Shirts are optional but are nice for pack events in warm weather like the Paw Sox overnight.
  • Cost for the Tees is $10. We'll have them available at the Pinewood Derby.



October Pack Meeting: October 27; 7:00PM Memorial School

posted Oct 27, 2016, 9:53 AM by Admin -   [ updated Oct 27, 2016, 11:45 AM ]



This pack meeting is the Raingutter Regatta and kickoff for the annual Wreath and Candle sale.

Notes about the Wreath & Candle Sale:

This is the Pack’s only fundraiser and main source of income.

The proceeds from this fundraiser cover the packs activities during the year, books, badges, etc.

Wreaths

$15 each

Standard sized (12” center)

Double-faced pine

Large red velvet bow

Hanukkah Candles

 $8/box

Box of 45 (4.5” length)

Hand decorated

Blue & white colored

Important Dates!

Thursday, November 10th: Final counts and sales money to the Den Leaders. Gives 14 days with two weekends to sell wreaths. Get out there!

Sunday, November 20th: Scouts pick up wreaths and candles from designated Den Leaders.  Sell to friends and families for delivery on Thanksgiving! 


Questions?  cubmaster@natickpack310.org

Thank you for participating.

GOOD LUCK and DO YOUR BEST!

First Pack Meeting September 25, 2:00 PM - Outdoor Fun, New/Returning Member Registration

posted Sep 6, 2016, 7:23 AM by Admin -   [ updated Sep 6, 2016, 7:27 AM ]

Our first pack meeting of the year will be held on Sunday September 25 at 2:00 PM. The meeting will be at the Pack Chairman's house. 22 Rockridge Road in Natick. Plenty of on-street parking available.

We will have some outdoor fun (races, tug of war, balance & skill activities) and a marshmallow roast. We will have registration forms for new and returning members to sign.

For families new to scouting: Come check out the pack meeting, meet the leadership team and ask questions about the program. If you would like to join the pack you can register on Sunday or at a later time if you need to think about it.

Email cubmaster@natickpack310.org if you have any questions.

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