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Welcome to Pack 165!

Welcome to Pack 165's website.  This is where we keep our members up to date with all of our happenings.  We are always looking for members to join.  

Our scouts have a lot of fun while camping, swimming, hiking, doing fundraisers and community service projects.  Scouting is a great way for your son to learn the value of citizenship, service, physical and mental fitness and leadership.   Our scouts consist of boys from Wellington Elementary and New Horizons Elementary Schools and we welcome those from any other school as well.  Our meetings are held at Wellington Elementary School monthly.  Use the "Contact Us" link on the left hand side to find out more information about our pack and when our meetings are held.  

                                       

Okeeheelee Campout/Raingutter Regatta

Posted on Oct 19 2014 - 2:54pm

We will have our first campout of the year from Friday night October 24-Sunday October 26th.  

We will be in the Wildcat area of Okeeheelee park.  Activities will include visiting the Nature Center, hiking.  Also, we will have our annual Raingutter Regatta there on Saturday October 25th at 2:00 PM.  (If you have not received your regatta kits, please ask your den leader for one).  

If you can't make it for the whole weekend, come for the day on Saturday.  Please sign up by October 23rd through the calendar and indicate in the notes section if you will be there for just Saturday only or all weekend so we can plan the food.  

Costs: $10 - camping and Raingutter Regatta,  $5 - Raingutter Regatta and Saturday dinner.   Free - Raingutter Regatta only

Follow this link to make payments...http://www.pack165.com/paypal/pay

Popcorn Sales

Posted on Oct 19 2014 - 11:58am

Please see the attachment for times that are still available for the next 2 weekends.  We won't be selling on Saturday 10/25 due to the campout and Raingutter Regatta. 

All storefront and order form sales end November 2nd.  

Those who sell store front or through order forms will be eligible for prizes.  The types of prizes you get will be dependent on how much you sell - donations received at storefront sales also go into your overall sales.  AND...don't forget!  Those who sell the most in each den will get to throw pie in their den leaders face!!

 

SAW - Scout Advancement Weekend for Webelos

Posted on Oct 19 2014 - 11:55am

When: November 14th-16th.

There is still time to register, however, it is now considered late registration and the costs are $55 per person if camping for the weekend and $45 for Saturday only.  

SAW is a great weekend for Webelos Scouts to earn up to 2 activity pins and have fun camping with others in the district.  It will be held at Tanah Keeta scout reservation.

Pins that you can choose from include Scientist, Engineering, Readyman**, Citizen* and Aquanaut (Naturalist has been cancelled). 

(* required for Webelos I, **Required for Webelos II/Arrow of Light).  

Wanted: New Leaders

Posted on Sep 28 2014 - 9:45pm

By the next school year, all our key leaders (Committee Chair, Cubmaster, Treasurer and Charter Organization Rep) will be moving on to Boy Scouts.  Therefore, we are seeking people interested in these positions now so that we can train you throughout the year so once transition time comes, it will be seamless.  

Please contact David Taylor or Christine Grant if you are interested.  

Registration Payments

Posted on Sep 28 2014 - 9:35pm

All new and returning members must pay the annual membership fee.  You can pay the fee alone or pay the fee with a year's subscription to Boy's Life.  

We have added the convenience of paying online through PayPal.  Just click on the tab on the left that says "Online Payments" and select the payment you want to make.  Please contact us if you have any questions.  

New volunteer needs

Posted on Apr 6 2014 - 5:44pm

There continues to be several volunteer needs in our Pack.  

Volunteers needed include:

  • ***Assistant Cub Master
  • Assistant Den Leaders (Tigers, Bears)
  • Camping chair - help plan our camping trips including reserving the campground, obtaining permits, arranging meals, etc
  • Fundraising chair - help out with popcorn sales in fall, camp card sales in spring, car washes and any other fund raising needs in between
  • Blue & Gold dinner chair
  • Assistants at events (i.e. helpers at Raingutter Regatta, Pinewood Derby, Blue & Gold, camping - jobs include checking in/weighing pinewood cars, checking in boats, grilling at camping or picnic events these will be decided on an event by event basis) 

(position with *** is highest priority at this time)

Please contact Christine Grant or David Taylor to sign up or for more information on any of these needs.