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2008-2009 Pack Calendar

Den and Pack meetings are usually held on the 3rd Friday of the month.

Pack Meeting Responsibilities Schedule

September 2008

9/10 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location:
Chairperson: Heidi Lueking

9/11 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: The Independence School in the Teachers Lounge (2nd fl)
Chairperson: Heidi L.

9/13 Sat
Time: ** 10am - 11am (Arrive by 9:45)
Event: Outing - Delaware Museum of Natural History.
Cost: Pay at the door: $5 per child (even those under the age of 3), $6 per adult (based on attendance, a certain number of adult chaperones will get in for free, so sign up early!). These tour charges apply even if you are members of the museum.
RSVP to Fred Kelso: # of children and adults in your family planning to attend (respond to Fred directly, not to your den leader), by Sunday, September 8th
Location: Delaware Museum of Natural History - 4840 Kennett Pike. Phone 302 658 9111
Chairperson: Fred Kelso
Link: http://www.delmnh.org/ Directions: Google Maps

9/15 Mon
Time: Lunchtime
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Boy Talks in classrooms
Location: The Independence School
Chairperson: Fred and Bill L.

9/16 Tue
Time: Lunchtime
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Boy Talks in classrooms
Location: The Independence School
Chairperson: Fred and Bill L.

9/17 Wed
Time: 6:30
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Open House Table
Location: The Independence School - Gallery
Chairperson: Heidi L.

9/19 Fri
Time: 6:15pm - 8pm
Event: Den Meetings / Join Scouting Night / Pack Meeting - Ravens Rolling Readers will be accepting donations of kids books @ the Pack Mtg. New boys interested in Scouting should attend at 6:15pm
Location: The Independence School - MultiPurpose Room
Chairperson: Fred Kelso

9/20 Sat
Time: 10am - 4pm (by sign-ups ONLY)
Event: Popcorn Store-Front Sales. Shifts are by sign-up ONLY - 10am - 12pm, 12 - 2 & 2 - 4pm.
Location: Lantana Square Acme
Chairperson: Dawn Clausing, Hanna Genoese & Linda Fincher

9/21 Sun
Time: 11am - 3pm (by sign-ups ONLY)
Event: Popcorn Store-Front Sales. Shifts are by sign-ups ONLY 11am - 1pm & 1 - 3pm.
Location: Pike Creek Shopping Center Acme
Chairperson: Dawn Clausing, Hanna Genoese & Linda Fincher

9/27 Sat
Time: 10am - 2pm
Event: Popcorn Store-Front Sales. Shifts are by sign-ups ONLY - 10am - 12pm & 12 - 2pm
Location: Pike Creek Shopping Center Acme
Chairperson: Dawn Clausing, Hanna Genoese & Linda Fincher

9/28 Sun
Time: 1pm - 4pm (by sign-ups ONLY)
Event: Popcorn Store-Front Sales. Shifts are by sign-up ONLY - 1pm - 2:30 & 2:30 - 4pm
Location: Lantana Square Acme
Chairperson: Dawn Clausing, Hanna Genoese & Linda Fincher

October 2008

10/3 - 10/4 Fri-Sat
Time: 6pm 9pm with Optional Sleepover Camp
Event: Ramsey's Farm & Campout. Hayrides, Huge Corn Maze and of course S'mores. Camping is available at Brandywine Creek State Park (across the street from the farm) for those who choose to stay overnight.
RAIN PROCEDURE: 4 hours prior to the event you must call 302-477-1499 and select mailbox option 4 to see if the event has been postponed or canceled due to the weather!!!!! No make-up date for this event.
Location: Ramsey's Farm in North Wilmington. The address is: Ramsey Rd (located after 404 Ramsey Road. -Look for our large gate and banners.) Wilmington, DE 19803
Chairperson: Heidi Lueking
Link **See the Flyer for more details and Ramsey's Website

10/4 Sat
Time: NLE 9am, DC 9:30am, LS 10:30am
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Training - New Leader Essentials, Den Chief and Leader Specific. This is a requirement for Den Leaders and their Assistants. Be sure to sign up prior to class and confirm date / time / location.
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE.
Chairperson: N/A

10/5 Sun
Time: 11am - 3pm (by sign-ups ONLY)
Event: Popcorn Store-Front Sales. Shifts are by sign-ups ONLY 11am - 1pm & 1 - 3pm.
Location: Pike Creek Shopping Center Acme
Chairperson: Dawn Clausing, Hanna Genoese & Linda Fincher

10/8 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Training - New Leader Essentials. This is a requirement for Den Leaders and their Assistants. Be sure to sign up prior to class and confirm date / time / location.
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE.
Chairperson: N/A

10/8 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson: Heidi L.

10/9 Thur (No school at Independence)
Time: 11am - 1:30pm (by sign-up ONLY)
Event: Popcorn Store-Front sales by Sign up ONLY
Location: Bank of America (all 3 corporate sites: Downtown, Christiana, and Newark)
Chairperson: Dawn Clausing, Hanna Genoese & Linda Fincher

10/9 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson: Heidi L.

10/10 - 10/12 Fri - Sun
Time: All Day
Event: WEBELOS ONLY - Webelos Woods (a.k.a. Camporee) Camping hosted by Troop 2. More details to come...
Location: TBD
Chairperson: TBD
Link:

10/17 Fri
Time: 6:15pm - 8pm
Event: Den Meetings and Pack Meeting
Location: Independence - MultiPurpose Room
Chairperson: Fred Kelso
Link:

 

November 2008

11/08 Sat
Time: 9am - 10:30am
Event: Popcorn Pickup for the entire Pack. This is your ONLY chance to pick up your popcorn order.
Location: The Independence School Rotunda loop
Chairperson: Dawn Clausing, Linda Fincher & Hannah Genoese
Link:

11/08 Sat
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Event: Pack Outing - National Chemistry Week "Having a Ball with Chemistry" This Open House day will include chemistry competitions for all grade levels with CASH PRIZES, hands-on exhibits, refreshments, games, and a chemistry magic show. This will be a great opportunity to celebrate the Summer Olympics and explore many ways that SPORTING EQUIPMENT, ATHLETES and FANS benefit from Chemistry. Please wear Calss "A" uniforms.
Location: The Independence School - MultiPurpose Room
Chairperson: Fred Kelso
Link:

11/12 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable, Charter Turn-in and Leader Training: New leader Essentials and Scout Specific
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson: Heidi L.

11/13 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson: Heidi L.

11/15 Sat
Time: 8am - 4pm
Event: Pow-Wow 2008 Training for leaders and interested parents. "Who should attend the Pow Wow?" Everyone with an interest in the success of the Cub Scout Pack has a reason to attend. Naturally the greatest value will be gained by the new and untrained leaders. But all Adult Leaders - experienced, new, and prospective - gathering together to share the fun, ideas, and excitement leads to a better program for our boys.
Location: Lake Forest High School, Felton, DE
Chairperson: Mary Pat Barton
Link: http://www.doubleknot.com/openrosters/DocDownload.asp?orgkey=1568&id=42346

11/21 Fri
Time: 6:15pm - 8pm
Event: Den Meetings and Pack Meeting - Theme: "Seeds of kindness" We will be accepting donations for the Basket Brigade at the Pack meeting. The following items are gladly welcome: Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruit, Soups, Instant Potatoes, Stuffing Mix, Toys/Childrens books, Snacks / Crackers.
Location: Independence - MultiPurpose Room
Chairperson: Fred Kelso
Link:

11/22 Sat
Time: 8:30am
Event: Pack Service - Basket Brigade. We will meet downtown and box up all of the donations collected by the Rotary Club and Pack 2, which should equate to over 100 meals for area residents this Thanksgiving!!! You may bring donations(see above) or show up to help box. It's a wonderful way for the Scouts to make a positive impact on THIER community in just one hour. So much with so little effort.
Location: Security Storage Warehouse - 15th and King Streets. Parking is available behind the building. Enter from 15th Street. Google Maps
Chairperson: Tony Vassalotti
Link:

December 2008

12/6 Sat
Time: TBD
Event: Pack Service Project - Greeting Cards for Ronald McDonal House residents. The Scouts will make greeting cards for the residents, which they really appreciate since they have children in the hospital. The creation of the cards is guided by adults who help design them and they have turned out very well in the past.
Location: The Gallery at the Independence School
Chairperson: Laura Fickes
Link

12/10 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson: Heidi L.

NO Leaders Meeting this month

12/19 Fri
Time: 6:15pm - 8pm
Event: Den Meetings and Pack Meeting/Holiday Party with Troop 2 - Theme: "Holiday Lights" We will be starting the Pack 2 Class B T-shirt contest at the meeting.
Location: Independence - MultiPurpose Room
Chairperson: Fred Kelso
Link:

January 2009

1/3/09 Sat
Time: 10am - 1pm
Event: Pack Service Project - Christmas Tree Recycling. We will be accepting Christmas Trees from the public and work with DiSabatino to shred the trees.
Location: The Independence School
Chairperson: Jim Pedano
Link: Event Flyer

1/10/09 Sat
Time: 9am and 10:30am
Event: Leaders ONLY - Training: New Leader Essentials at 9am and Cub Scout Specific Training at 10:30am
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE
Chairperson: Mary Pat Barton
Link: http://www.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.asp?ActivityKey=368817

 

Saturday 1-10-09 **** UPDATED on 1/7/09 ****
Time: 4 - 6pm
Event: Pack Outing - Indoor Swimming at the JENNERSVILLE YMCA. Two lanes are reserved for our Pack and parents are welcome to swin in these lanes. No charge, the Pack is sponsoring the event. The scouts should just identify themselves as cubs at the door. Jennersville was called Southern Chester YMCA previously and they just changed name several months ago.  The facility is located across from Jennersville Hospital.  Driving time from Independence school is about 20 minutes
Location: 880 W Baltimore Pike West Grove, PA 19390 - Phone: 610-869-YMCA (9622)
Chairperson: Fred Wang
Link: http://www.ymcabwv.org/index_JY.asp

1/14/09 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson: Heidi L.

1/15/09 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson: Heidi L.

1/16/09 Fri
Time: 6:15pm - 8pm
Event: Den Meetings and Pack Meeting - Theme "A-MAZE-ing Games" Bring your Class B T-shirt contest entries. We are meeting in the Gym.
Location: Independence - GYM***
Chairperson: Fred Kelso
Link:

February 2009

2/1 Sun
Time: Approx 5:15am - 5:30pm
Event: Pack Outing - Ski Trip to Jack Frost. We'll take coach busses from Independence to Jack Frost. Lessons for Scouts and parents will be avialable at discounted prices. Ski, Snowboard and sometime even Tube down the mountain of fun.
Location: Pocono Mountains (leaving from Independence as a Pack)
Chairperson: Ian Macmillan & Tom Kirwin
Link: Look for 2009 update on our web page. Jack Frost web site

2/11 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson: Heidi L.

2/12 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson: Heidi L.

2/20 Fri
Time: 6:15pm - 8pm
Event: Den Meetings and Pack Meeting - Theme "American ABC's"
Location: Independence - MultiPurpose room
Chairperson: Fred Kelso
Link:

2/22 Sun
Time: Bears setup at 3:30pm, Pack gathers at 3:50, begin program at 4:00pm
Event: Blue Gold Banquet Dinner and Arrow Of Light ceremony. Blue Gold is the birthday celebration of Scouting and we celebrate with dinner for the whole Pack. Arrow Of Light is the crossover ceremony for the Webelos II into Boy Scouts. RSVP's are required through your Den Leader.
Location: The Independence School Gym***
Chairperson: Shefali Dhir
Link:

**** NEW DATES - PLEASE CHECK YOUR CALENDARS ****

March 2009

3/6 Friday (In-Service day at Independence)
Time: 11:30am
Event: Service: Serve Breakfast at Ronald McDonald House
Location: Ronald McDonald House - 1901 Rockland Rd Wilmington, DE 19803. We need about 10 Scouts to participate. Sign-ups are required through Mary Ellen.
Chairperson: Mary Ellen McNally
Link:

3/7 Sat - Sun
Time: Arrival time for the encampment is 5pm - 6:30pm on 3/7 and Scouts disembark at Noon on 3/8.
Event: Pack Outing - Sleepover on the Battleship New Jersey. Signup ASAP to reserve your spot. Event will include dinner.
Location: Camden Waterfront across from Center City Philadelphia
Chairperson: Tom Kirwin
Link: Pack Information and Official Web site

3/11 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

3/11 Wed
Time: 6p - 8pm
Event: Pinewood Race Clinic and Pre-Race Weigh In
Location: One of the science labs
Chairperson: Bill Lueking

3/12 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

3/13 Fri
Time: 6p - 8pm
Event: Pinewood Registration & Weigh-In
Location: Independence Gym
Chairperson: Bill Lueking

3/13 Fri
Time: 8p - 9pm
Event: Open Class Race
Location: Independence Gym
Chairperson: Bill Lueking

3/14 Sat
Time: Noon - 1pm
Event: SERVICE - Sunday Breakfast Mission collection.
Location: Independence Gym
Chairperson: Michael Cercena

3/14 Sat
Time: Noon - 1pm
Event: Pinewood Derby Car Judging
Location: Independence Gym
Chairperson: Bill Lueking

3/14 Sat
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Event: Pinewood Derby Race
Location: Independence Gym
Chairperson: Bill Lueking

3/14 Sat
Time: 15 minutes after the Derby is completed. Takedown to be completed by 4pm
Event: Pinewood Derby Awards
Location: Independence Gym
Chairperson: Bill Lueking

  

April 2009

4/8 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

4/9 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

4/17 Friday
Time: 6:15pm - 8pm
Event: Den Meetings and Pack Meeting - Theme "Leave nothing but footprints"
Location: Independence - MultiPurpose room
Chairperson: Mark Clausing

4/18 Sat
Time: 8am - Noon

Event: Pack Service - Christina River Cleanup. You can come and go anytime during that 4 hour period. It is recommended that volunteers wear brightly-colored clothing, long sleeves and pants, boots or water resistant shoes, hats, heavy duty gloves, insect repellent, and sunscreen. Waders or hip boots would also be useful for the City of Wilmington, Churchmans Marsh - Christiana, and Churchmans Marsh - Newport sites.
Location: TBD
Chairperson: Chris Bairstow
Link: Coming soon

4/25 Sat
Time: 3pm - 4:30pm
Event: Pack Outing - Bicycle Rodeo. Come out and ride with the Pack at the Independence School. Wether you are learning to ride or are an avid cyclist, join us for a great afternoon of fun.
Location: The Independence School Gym parking lot
Chairperson: Eric Dunford
Link: See the flyer with all the details

 

May 2009

5/13 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

5/14 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

5/16 & 5/17 Sat & Sun (With Fri night 5/15 optional)
Time: All Day
Event: Pack-O-Ree. Pack 2's annual camping trip to Rodney Scout Reservation. This is a great way to get introduced to camping of have a great weekend as an experienced camper.
Location: Camp Rodney - (less than 40 minutes away)

View Larger Map Chairperson: Bill Duncan and Michael Cercena
Link: Coming Soon

5/16 Saturday *** DATE CHANGE***
Time: TBD
Event: Pack Meeting at Camp Rodney!! If you are not planning on camping overnight at Rodney for Pack-O-Ree, please come down just for the day or just the pack Meeting. It will be a great experience.
Location: Camp Rodney - (less than 40 minutes away) From Rt. 40, go south on 272 toward the town of North East.  Measuring 5.7 miles from US 40, go through the town of North East. Just past the package goods store/gas station, turn right onto Red Point Rd., then an immediate left onto Arrants Rd. Entrance to camp 200 yards on right. LINK
Chairperson: Mark Clausing
Link: Coming Soon

 

June 2009

6/6 Saturday
Time: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Event: Crossover Picnic: The Scouts will cross over to the next rank in Scouting at this fun picnic. White Clay Creek State Park (Off Rt 896). Scouts should wear Class B and BRING Class A for the ceremony.
Chairperson: The Green Team (Russ and Janet)
Link: HERE

6/10 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

*** Change in Date ** 6/12 Friday
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - *** CHANGE IN LOCATION *** You will receive an email from the Cubmaster with the location details.
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly / Mark Clausing

 

July 2009

7/8 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson:Melanne Caverly

August 2009

8/12 Wed
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Roundtable
Location: Limestone Presbyterian Church (basement room)
Chairperson: Melanne Caverly

8/13 Thurs
Time: 7pm
Event: LEADERS ONLY - Leaders Meeting
Location: Independence - Mrs. Lysic's Science Room, Upper Floor to the left of the Rotunda
Chairperson: Melanne Caverly

8/13 - 8/15 Thurs-Sat
Event: Cub Scout Resident Camp (Summer Camp)
Location: Camp Henson
Chairperson: Heidi Lueking
Link: 2009 Camp Henson Page