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Cub Scout Recruiting Night - Mr. A. Party

posted Sep 9, 2017, 5:48 AM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ   [ updated Sep 26, 2017, 1:40 PM ]

Tuesday September 26 
Washington Avenue School Gym 
102 Washington Ave, Chatham, NJ 07928
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Boys entering grades 1-5 in the Fall of 2017 please join us for a Mr. A Party.  Parents are invited to attend a presentation on Cub Scout Pack 6. For more info email packsix@gmail.com or visit http://www.packsix.net

Our active Pack calendar features a range of activities that are fun for boys and the whole family: camp outs and museum camp ins, hikes, community service projects, STEM activities with local schools and organizations, and learning real life skills such as first aid, salesmanship, and team work.


A Cub Scout promotional video can be found at

Popcorn Kickoff Meeting (Sept 14) and King's Sale (Sept 17)

posted Sep 9, 2017, 5:38 AM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ

It is time for our annual popcorn sale.  Please note the following events:

1/ Meeting:  Please join us for the first pack meeting of the year which will include Pack 6's Popcorn Kickoff event. We're looking forward to a great popcorn sale!  We will introduce the popcorn sale (both the store sale at King's and house-to-house sale) to all scouts entering grades 1 through 5, how to be a good salesman, how to do so safely, and the prizes that each scout can earn.
  WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 7 pm
  WHERE: St. Patrick's Church Gym in Chatham.

2/ Sign up for Show and Sell: Sign up now for a slot at the show and sell. Remember that we are now counting show and sell sales toward prize totals!

  http://signup.com/go/ESkhFcn

We're using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming SignUps.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/ESkhFcn
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Pack Calendar 2017-2018 Available

posted Sep 9, 2017, 5:16 AM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ

See the google calendar on packsix.net for the dates and events for the Pack year.  Please be sure to check the Google calendar.  You may have to choose 'see more events'.

Fourth of July Parade, Saturday, July 4 at 10am

posted Jun 23, 2017, 1:14 PM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ

Fourth of July Parade, Saturday, July 4 at 10am

Where: Meet at Corner of Hillside and Red Road at 10am

Please join us for Chatham's annual Fourth of July Parade.  Pack 6 will be marching with the other Cub Scout and Boy Scout units in Chatham. 

Please note the following important details:
Meet at 10am at the corner of Hillside and Red Road (parade starts at 10:30am).  If you don't live walking distance you may wish to park at St Pat's and walk.

All scouts should be in uniform (blue t-shirt for new rising first graders and new scouts in other grades, Class A blue or khaki button down shirt for all other scouts).  We will have extra blue t-shirts for new scouts that do not have theirs yet. Please respond to this email with your size if you need one and I will bring it.

Please make sure your scout has sun screen and a water bottle.

Parents and siblings may march with their scout, especially if this is their first time.  :)

As soon as the parade is over, pick up for scouts is at the oval in front of the Middle School.

Please call our Cubmaster, Chris Harwell 1-917-675-1307 if you need to reach him that day.  We hope you can join us.  This is a fun day for the scouts and adult partners.

Cub Scout Dues 2017-2018

posted May 22, 2017, 3:02 PM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ   [ updated May 22, 2017, 3:03 PM ]


The following are the 2018 dues amounts for our Cub Scouts:

First, Second, Third, and Fourth Graders = $110
Fifth Grade/Webelos II Scouts = $55

Sibling scouts = $55

We want every interested boy to be able to experience Cub Scouts. Scholarships are available if you are unable to pay dues.  Please email packsix@gmail.com for more information.

Thank you for your support!

 


Pack Meeting: Rizzo Reptile Show and New Scout Recruiting Parents Meeting

posted May 18, 2017, 1:48 PM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ   [ updated May 18, 2017, 1:53 PM ]


  • When: Thursday June 1st 7pm
  • Where: Washington Avenue School
  • What: This is a cub scout pack recruiting meeting for rising 1st-5th grade boys. Current scouts should wear their uniforms and bring an interested friend or sibling.


Boys will be in the multi-purpose room with special guest Rizzo's Reptiles.

Parent information meeting in the library.

Note this event is being held at Washington Avenue School (most meetings are at St Pats).

Family Camping Trip: April 28th-30th, 2017

posted Apr 15, 2017, 6:19 PM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ   [ updated Apr 15, 2017, 7:44 PM ]


Where: Fairview Lakes YMCA camp, 1035 Fairview Lake Rd, Newton, NJ 07860  
http://www.fairviewlakeymca.org/
tel 973-383-9282
Directions and map attached.

We are in the Delaware Unit Campsite which has flush toilets, sinks/running water, and a covered dining area.

When: Camp Activities begin at 9am Saturday and run through 5pm, Sunday is 9:15-11:30.  (you can also camp out on Friday night too.  If you do, bring your Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch). 

Activities Include: Archery, BB Gun, Rifle Range, Boating, Climbing Wall, Tie dye, Candle Making, Fire By Friction, Fishing, Hike the Appalachian Trail, Swamp Walk, Survival and Trading Post.

The pack will provide a Saturday afternoon snack, Dinner and Sunday breakfast.  Please bring a bag lunch for Saturday. Please also bring a cup and utensils.  

If you don't have a medical from on file with the pack (less than 1 year old) you will need to fill out parts A and B at http://www.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_AB.pdf

If you can help transport pack equipment please let me know.

Please complete this google form:
    https://goo.gl/forms/1BglHwzpy5OS9LC02

and pay via this button
Cost is $66/person (under 6 free) 


Pack Meeting: Mad Science Workshop

posted Feb 28, 2017, 3:32 PM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ

Pack Meeting: Mad Science Workshop

Join us this Thursday, March 2, 2016 at 7-8:30pm in the Saint Patrick School Cafeteria for our pack meeting.  The meeting will feature Mad Science.  Scouts should wear their class A uniforms.







Gathering and Setup -  Den Chiefs lead scouts
Opening Ceremony
Recognition and Advancement - Cubmaster, Den Leaders and Advancement Chair
Program Activity -   Mad Science
Cubmaster's minute
Closing Ceremony
Cleanup - Den Chiefs lead scouts
Reflection - Leader's Meeting - Den Leaders and Committee


Cub Scout Event: Family Bowling

posted Feb 28, 2017, 3:13 PM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ   [ updated Mar 10, 2017, 2:02 PM ]

Cub Scout Event: Family Bowling
When: Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 3pm-5pm   
Where: Eagle Rock Bowling 424 Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
Contact: Doreen Nelson dnelson580@gmail.com

Please join us for our annual Cub Scout Family Bowling Event.  Note the location change, now at Eagle Rock Bowling.

There is no charge for this event (this is paid for through popcorn money and dues).

If you are interested please email packsix@gmail.com with the number of bowlers you expect to bring

Camp-in Franklin Institute Sat, March 11 – Sun, March 12, 2017

posted Jan 30, 2017, 5:28 PM by Cub Scout Pack 6 Chatham, NJ   [ updated Jan 30, 2017, 6:04 PM ]

Pack your sleeping bags and prepare for an evening jam-packed with live science shows, hands-on workshops, stargazing in our rooftop observatory, and time to explore all eleven permanent exhibits. Where else can you sleep next to a Giant Heart or a 350-ton locomotive?

In addition to your sleepover adventure, every kid who spends the night with us will earn a souvenir activity patch that’s good for FREE museum admission for a whole year!

Meals:
1/ Dinner or evening snack are not included. Snacks can be purchased until 8:00 pm. You can bring food to eat or have food delivered. There will be complimentary coffee for adults throughout the night.
2/ Breakfast: A light continental breakfast is provided for all campers. Chaperones must make their own arrangements for children with special dietary needs.

When: Overnight Sat, March 11 – Sun, March 12
Where: The Franklin Institute 271 North 21st Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
     Note $10 parking available in Museum Garage
How much: $60 per person.
Who: children ages 6–13 and parents.

Arrival: 6:15-7:00PM
Departure: 9:30AM*
*All gear must be removed at this time, but campers may use their wristband IDs to stay until noon.

For more see https://www.fi.edu/camp-in

If you don't have a medical from on file with the pack (less than 1 year old) you will need to fill out parts A and B at http://www.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_AB.pdf

Please use the pay pal link and email names of all attendees (identify youth/adult) to packsix@gmail.com

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