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Scout Go-Karts Race to Victory

by July 30, 2013

Cheered on by their families and friends, Pack 811 Scouts zoomed down the raceway at Golden Hill on a warm Saturday morning in July, powered only by determination and gravity.   The Go-Karts,  hand built by scouts and their parent pit crews, survived the rugged asphalt course and earned each of their drivers a place […]

 

Go-Kart Racers : Prepare to Race!

by June 24, 2013

Attention Scouts: It’s time to prepare for Pack 811’s first ever Go-Kart race. Many of you know how to make miniature race cars that speed down a track, but now it’s time to build a life size race car and drive it to victory! How it will work: Teams of 1 – 5 scouts from […]

 

Time to Sign Up for Day Camp!

by April 16, 2013

Summer is just around the corner, and we all know that the highlight of the Cub Scout summer is Day Camp.  This year’s camp will be July 22nd through July 26th at Firestone Scout Reservation.   How important is it for all Scouts to attend Day Camp?  In the past few years, most dens have […]

 

Family Camp is Almost Here!

by August 5, 2011

Good Morning Campers! Family camp is just one week away, and this weekend would be a great time to get that camping gear in shape. Here is some critical info about next weekend: We will be camping and having fun at the Outdoor Education Center near Irvine Regional Park. We will be shooting BB-guns and […]

 

Astronauts Get Ready!

by July 3, 2011

Attention Cub Scout Astronauts — It’s time to prepare for our Space Derby, which will be held on Saturday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Angela’s lunch benches. In addition to the big race, we will have awards for the best design in the following categories: • Fastest Looking • Best Scout Theme • […]

 

Family Camp 2011

by May 22, 2011

What is Family Camp? Family Camp is an opportunity for all Cub Scouts and their families to enjoy an outdoor camping experience together in a non‐challenging, low‐stress environment. For many young scouts & their families, this may be the first time they have ever slept outdoors or set up a tent. Family Camp is an […]

 

Congratulations Regatta Sailboat Captains!

by August 30, 2010

Pack 811 Scouts became  Sail Boat Captains last weekend,  blowing their home crafted sail boats down a treacherous rain gutter.  Colorful boats shaped in a variety of shapes, including a pirate ship and a floating mouse, hit the rain gutters at lightning speed.  All scouts should be very proud of the great sportsmanship shown during […]

 

Day Camp Update

by July 13, 2010

Greetings Parents and Day Camp Volunteers! Day Camp is just a few days away.  This year, Pack 811 will be the largest contingent at the camp.  Thank you to all of you parents who signed up to volunteer at camp — you are helping us demonstrate to others how seriously we take the Scouting ideal of Service. Here some some essentials […]

 

Bicycle Rodeo Approaches

by July 4, 2010

Our next summer Pack event is the Bicycle Rodeo, coming up soon on Saturday, July 17 at 9:30 am in the St. Angela School parking lot.  This event is open to scouts and their families, so siblings may participate as well.   Be sure to bring your bike and your helmet! The Bicycle skills events will […]

 

Sailors Prepare for Raingutter Regatta

by June 29, 2010

THE Boat Race of the Summer is Coming!! Saturday, August 21st, 9:30-12:30 pm   Everyone in the family is welcome to this fun event.  For those new to the regatta, this is a fun outing where the Scouts propel their home made boats along a “rain gutter” using nothing but air-power.   We will have a separate race for all siblings […]

 

Get Started on that Summer Reading

by June 28, 2010

Wondering how to get started on that Summer Reading List?  Write a one-page report titled “The Best Book I Read This Year” and enter it in the Boys’ Life 2010 “Say Yes to Reading!” contest. The book can be fiction or nonfiction. But the report has to be in your own words — 500 words tops. […]

 

Campers Get Ready!

by June 14, 2010

Cubs and their families are looking forward to our Family Camp-out this weekend, June 18 in Cabrillo Beach.  Check-in time at the camp is between 4:15 and 7:30pm.  Those that arrive earlier will be able to park in closer parking spots.  Be sure to bring a smile and camp fire story to share with the […]

 

Day Camp is Coming!

by May 2, 2010

Cub Day Camp is five full days of fun activities, advancement, and fellowship, and is one of the highlights of the Cub Scout Summer.   This year’s theme is Cub Scout Safari and the camp will be held at nearby Craig Park the week of July 19 – 23. Typical days run from 9:00 in the morning to […]

 

Family Camp 2010 is Coming!

by April 8, 2010

Family Camp is an opportunity for all Cub Scouts and their families to enjoy an outdoor camping experience together in a non‐challenging, low‐stress environment. For many young scouts & their families, this may be the first time they have ever slept outdoors or set up a tent. Family Camp is an easy and safe way […]