Cub Scout Pack 2 Calendar 2005 - 2006


As a rule a Den Meeting will be the third Friday of the month at 6:15pm. Pack meetings will be the third Friday of the month at 7:30pm. There will be some exceptions.

Date: 9/23 Friday
Time: 6:15pm
Event: Den Meetings
Chairperson: Den Leaders
Link:
Date: 9/23 Friday
Time: 6:30pm
Event: New Family Orientation will be held in the Independence Multipurpose room. Families with interested 1st - 5th graders are welcome to attend and find out more about Pack 2. There will be a presentation and a question and answer session. The boys will participate in activities with leaders during part of the presentation.
Chairperson: Jim Pedano and Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: 9/23 Friday
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Pack Meeting - This is the meeting where all boys from Pack 2 meet together with their parents in the Independence Multipurpose room. The Scouts will be presented with awards they have earned, perform skits, sing and on some occassions have presentations from outside groups.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Webelos II; Entertainment - Steven Bouchard and Bill Reynolds.
Date: 9/25 Sunday
Time: 11:30am – 3:30pm
Event: Popcorn Store front sales In front of Pike Creek Acme.
Chairperson: Laura Mackey
Responsibilities: 11:30 – 1:30pm W I; 1:30 – 3:30pm – Wolf Den 3
Date: 9/29 Thursday
Time: TBA
Event: Webelos I ONLY – Troop 2 Camporee Meeting. Meet with Troop 2 to go over the plan for the Camporee and meet the Boy Scout buddy that you will be paired with.
Chairperson: Webelos I Den
Link:
Date: Thursdays from September 15th - November 10th
Time: 6:45pm - 8pm
Event: U.S. Flag Swap. Troop 2 is offering to swap out you worn and tattered U.S. Flags with brand new 3x5 flags for $10.00 at Independence.
Chairperson: Bob Vander Decker
Link:
Date: 10/1 Saturday
Time: 3:30pm - 7pm
Event: Popcorn Store front sales In front of Lantana Acme.
Chairperson: Laura Mackey
Responsibilities: 3:30 – 5:30pm W II; 5:30 – 7:00pm – Bear
Date: 10/8 Saturday
Time: 6-9pm
Event: Pack Outing: Ramsey’s Farm Scout Night. Program includes a hayride, flashlight corn maze with Boy Scout trivia and bonfire. Sign-up is required and will be done at 9/23 Pack Meeting.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link: Ramsey's Farm Website - - Pack 2 Flyer
Date: 10/12 Wednesday
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link: Council Web Site
Date: 10/13 Thursday
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Pack 2 Leaders Meeting in the Faculty lounge.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link:
Date: 10/14 - 10/16 Friday - Sunday
Time:
Event: WEBELOS ONLY: Camporee & Webelos Woods at Grenogue Estate (a DuPont Estate).
Chairperson: Bill Reynolds and Eric Dunford
Link: DelMarVa Council web site for registration packets
Date: 10/15 Saturday
Time: 3:30pm - 7pm
Event: Popcorn Store front sales In front of Lantana Acme.
Chairperson: Laura Mackey
Responsibilities: 3:30 – 5:30pm Tigers; 5:30 – 7:00pm – Bear
Date: 10/21 Friday
Time: 6:15pm
Event: Den Meetings
Chairperson: Den Leaders
Link:

Date: 10/21 Friday
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Pack Meeting - in the Independence Multipurpose room. The theme for October's meeting is "To the Rescue."
Please bring donations of dry foods for the Basket Brigade Service Project. (i.e. Stuffing mix, Potato Mix, Canned goods, etc.)
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Webelos I; Entertainment - Wolf Den 2


Date: 10/24
Time:
Event: Popcorn orders and prize requests due to Den Leaders
Chairperson: Laura Mackey
Link:
Date: 10/27
Time:
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Popcorn orders and prize requests due to Laura
Chairperson: Laura Mackey
Link:
Date: 11/9
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: 11/10
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Pack 2 Leaders Meeting in the faculty lounge.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link:
Date: 11/12
Time: TBA
Event: Popcorn Distribution Day. In the Multipurpose room at Independence. Families will pickup popcorn orders at School.
Chairperson: Laura Mackey
Link:
Date: 11/18
Time: 6:15pm
Event: Den Meetings
Chairperson: Den Leaders
Link:
Date: 11/18
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Pack Meeting - in the Independence Multipurpose room. The theme for November's meeting is "My Family Tree." Special Guest: MOEbius, the robot.
Please bring Basket Brigade donations to meeting
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Bears; Entertainment - Wolf Den 3

Date: 11/19
Time: 9AM
Event: Service Project: Basket Brigade. Pack boxes of food for the needy in the Wilmington area.
Location: Security Storage Warehouse - 15th and King Streets. Parking is available behind the building. Enter from 15th Street.
Donation suggestions: Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit, Soups, Instant Potatoes, Stuffing Mix, Toys/Childrens books, Snacks / Crackers
Chairperson: Tony Vassalotti
Link:


Date: 11/20
Time: 1:30pm
Event: Pack Outing: Hagley Museum
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Dave Raughley
Link: Hagley's web site - - Details of the Event
Date: 12/11
Time: 1:30pm
Event: Service Project: Cards for the Ronald McDonald House
Chairperson: Debbie Dunford
Link:
Date: 12/14
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: 12/15
Time: 6:00pm
Event: Den Meetings
Chairperson: Den Leaders
Link:
Date: 12/15
Time: 7:00pm
Event: Pack Meeting and Holiday Party With Troop 2 - in the Independence Multipurpose room. The theme for December's meeting is "Faith, Hope & Charity."
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Wolf Den 3; Entertainment - Bears
**NEW** OPTIONAL - Date: 12/18
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event: Luminary Night - Christmas Caroling. Hockessin Valley Falls, near Brackenville and Rt 7. There will be hot chocolate and baked goods and the Hockessing Vol Fire Dept will have a truck and Santa here, too (from 6:30 - 7:30).
Chairperson:
Link: Map of the area and directions
Date: 1/7/2006 - (Snow Make-up Date 1/14)
Time: 10am - 1pm
Event: Service Project: Christmas Tree Recycling at Independence School (Open to public)
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link: Christmas Tree Recycling
Date: 1/11/06
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: 1/12/06
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Pack 2 Leaders Meeting in the faculty lounge.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link:
Date: 1/20
Time: 6:15pm
Event: Den Meetings
Chairperson: Den Leaders
Link:
Date: 1/20
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Pack Meeting - in the Independence Multipurpose room. The theme for January's meeting is "Music Magic."
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Wolf Den 2; Entertainment - Webelos I
Date: 2/5
Time: Bus departs at 5:30AM
Event: Pack Outing: Ski Trip
Chairperson: Bill Zubenko
Link: http://cubpack2.org/currentevents/JF2.pdf
Date: 2/8
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: 2/9
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Pack 2 Leaders Meeting in the faculty lounge.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link
Date: 2/12
Time: ** 4pm
Event: Blue Gold Banquet. This event takes the place of our Pack meeting for the month. Your Den leaders will inform you of Den meeting date/times.
Chairperson: Kim Whitford & Karen Mastippolito
Link: http://cubpack2.org/currentevents/bluegold/bluegold.pdf
Date: 2/? TBA
Time:
Event: Service Project:
Chairperson: Open
Link:
Date: 3/3
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Event: Pinewood Derby Open Race and Weigh-in. Independence School Gym. Scout cars must be weighed in on Friday night to race on Saturday. All family cars that pass standards will be allowed to race in the "Open Races" on Friday night.
Chairperson: Bill Held, Bill Lueking & Carlos Alejandro
Link: http://cubpack2.org/currentevents/pinewood/cp2pinewood.htm

Date: 3/4 NEW EVENT
Time: ** 11:45 - 1pm
Event: Service Project - Sunday Breakfast Mission collection at Independence School gym.
Chairperson: Michael Cercena
Link: More details in the FLYER - Why not drop off items on your way into the Pinewood Derby?


Date: 3/4
Time: ** Noon - 3pm
Event: Pinewood Derby and Pack Meeting at Independence School gym.
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Tigers; Entertainment - Webelos II
Chairperson: Bill Held, Bill Lueking & Carlos Alejandro
Link: http://cubpack2.org/currentevents/pinewood/cp2pinewood.htm


Date: 3/8
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: 3/9
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Pack 2 Leaders Meeting in the faculty lounge.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link
Date: 4/12
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:

Date: 4/13
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Pack 2 Leaders Meeting in the faculty lounge.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link


Date: **4/15 NEW EVENT ***
Time: 9:30 - 2:00pm (Including the Service and Safe Kids Event)
Event: Service Project AND Pack Outing: Garlic Mustartd Pull and Safe Kids Day event (Including Bicycle Rodeo)
Chairperson: Bill Reynolds
Link: Outing - http://www.deldot.net/static/bike/flyers/flyer2006.pdf
Link: Service Project - http://www.volunteersolutions.org/volunteerway/org/opp/16188630.html


Date: 4/21
Time: 6:15pm
Event: Den Meetings
Chairperson: Den Leaders
Link:
Date: 4/21
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Pack Meeting - in the Independence Multipurpose room. The theme for April's meeting is "Our Feathered Friends." Arrow of Light ceremony.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano. AOL: John Glauser and Allan Swain
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Webelos II; Entertainment - Tigers
Date: 4/22
Time: TBD
Event: Freedom Trail District Pinewood Derby - Top 3 winners in the Pack attend.
Chairperson: N/A
Link:
Date: ** 4/29 & 4/30
Time: All Day
Event: Pack Outing: Cub-O-Ree Camping Trip
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Bill Reynolds
Link:
Date: 5/10
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Council Roundtable
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: 5/12 FRIDAY (Due to Band Concert on Thursday Night)
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY: Pack 2 Leaders Meeting at Bill Lueking's house.
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Link

Date: 5/13 ***CHANGED DATE***
Time: 7:45 AM at Iron Hill Brewery on Main Street in Newark
Event: Service Project: Provide satffing support for the 10th Mother's Day Weekend Race Against  Domestic Violence 5k- Newark, DE
Chairperson: Eric Dunford (Event contact Barbara Kursh)
Link http://www.races2run.com/2006_Details/05-2006details.htm#051306-IHB


Date: 5/19 **ADDED**
Time: 6:15pm
Event: Den Meetings
Chairperson: Den Leaders
Link:
Date: 5/19
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Pack Meeting - in the Independence Multipurpose room. The theme for May's meeting is "Digging in the Dirt."
Chairperson: Eric Dunford and Jim Pedano
Responsibilities: Opening and Closing - Webelos I; Entertainment - Wolf Den 2
Date: 5/21
Time: Parade starts at 2pm, Bands etc start at 1pm, if you plan to march arrive no later than 1:30pm.
Event: Pack Outing: Memorial Day Parade - March as a Pack in the Newark Memorial Day Parade
Class "A" uniforms
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: *** 6/3 ***
Time: 11:30am
Event: Pack Meeting: Crossover Picnic - White Clay Creek State Park (Off Rt 896) Enjoy lunch, a hike and the Cub Scout Crossover Ceremony.
Wear Class "B" uniform and bring Class "A" for ceremony
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link:
Date: *** 6/5 ***
Time: 7:05pm Game Time - Color Guard arrive early
Event: Pack Outing: Blue Rocks Color Guard. It's Independence School night at the Blue Rocks and Pack 2 will have select Scouts present the Colors on the field. Great tickets are still available at http://www.bluerocks.com
Wear Class "B" uniform if attending the game and the selected Scouts presenting the colors will wear Class "A" (Your den leader will notify you)
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link: http://www.bluerocks.com

Date: *** 6/21 *** New Date
Time: 5:30pm - ?
Event: Pack Outing: Fishing at Carousel Park. Catch and Release fishing at the pond in Carousel Park off Limestone Road.
Under 16 years old do not need fishing licenses. People over 16 who are just helping a child do not need a license. We have invited Troop 2 to join us.
We will supply the bait. Bring your own poles. Bring a picnic dinner if you like, there is plenty of space and a few tables.
Class "B" Uniforms
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link: Map of Park


Date: 6/26 - 6/30
Time: TBD
Event: DelMarVa Council DAY CAMP - Banning Park Newport, DE
Early Bird price ends 4 weeks prior to camp
Chairperson: N/A
Link: http://www.delmarvacouncil.com/CS%20Day%20Camp%20Promo%202006.pdf


Date: **Updated 7/22 - 7/24
Time: 1pm Saturday afternoon through Monday Evening
Event: Pack Outing: Summer Resident Camp - Camp Oest
Deadlines: A $30 deposit will hold your spot and the full fee is due by June 1st. ****
Chairperson: Tom Whitford
Link: Forms required (each family is responsible for filling this out and paying the Camp directly by mail)
Link: More Information - Camp Oest official web site.


Date: **Updated 8/18
Time: 7:05pm
Event: Pack Outing: Blue Rocks Sleepover. Attend Blue Rocks game and camp in the outfield overnight.
Class "B" uniforms
Chairperson: Open
Link: Registration form - Turn into Eric Dunford or your den leader