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Welcome to Pack 918!

 

Cub Scout Pack 918 is sponsored by Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California. Our goal is to develop Godly young men of great character with a heart of service for others and knowledge and respect for the outdoors.

The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for its youth members. To maintain such an environment, the BSA has developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies, and provides parents and leaders the following online and print resources for all scouting programs.

 

For more information please visit: www.ocbsa.org/youth-protection/ 

Pinewood Derby - MANDATORY Weigh In

Posted on Feb 26 2020 - 11:09pm

Please note that the MANDATORY Weigh-In is NEXT week... Wed 3/4 & Thurs 3/5 nights from 6PM-8PM.

Scouts MUST turn in their car or they will not be able to race on Saturday.   

Please make sure the cars are COMPLETE and ready to race when you bring them, as NO changes will be allowed after this date and they will be held by the Race Committee until race day. Unfortunately, if any car isn't in compliance with the rules during the weigh-in process, you and your scout will need to correct the car and get it turned in prior to 8pm that night. 

Attached are the official rules for this year, which have not changed since last year. As your scouts finish up their vehicles, please pay careful attention to the specifications listed. Any vehicles that do not comply with these specifications will not pass pre-race inspection and may not be allowed to race. 

Pinewood Derby - Race Day Info

Posted on Feb 26 2020 - 11:09pm

We are almost there!  

The Pinewood Derby is NEXT Saturday 3/7/20, from 10am-12pm in the Refinery Gym at Saddleback Church (our normal meeting space).

Please be on time or a little early! This is such an exciting day for the whole family and we're looking forward to seeing what your scouts can do with a chunk of wood, some wheels and an imagination!

I'm so looking forward to see how hard our boys have worked on their cars. This really is one of my favorite events.

The pack will provide a Pizza Lunch after the racing & awards ceremony.

March Pack Meeting - Mon 3/9/20 6:30PM

Posted on Feb 26 2020 - 11:09pm

Hey Scouts! Our March Pack Meeting is almost HERE! 

-Monday 03/09 @ 6:30PM in the Saddlback Church Refinery Gym  

-Don't forget to Bring a CANNED FOOD Donation for our PEACE Food Pantry & help give back to our community!

-CATALINA REGISTRATION $$$ is Due! Please bring Checks payable to "Cub Scouts of Pack 918"

-BEAR DEN 7 is going to be LEADING the flag ceremony and SHARING about what they've been doing lately!

EMERALD BAY Scout Camp - Cub Adventure Weekend 3/13-15

Posted on Feb 26 2020 - 11:08pm

For those familes who have registered for our Cub Scout Adventure at Camp Emerald Bay on Catalina Island, you will be receiving more information soon, but I wanted you know a few things in preparation for our trip...

We will be leaving on a boat from Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach to catch our charter boat directly to camp.

Boarding time is 6pm sharp on Friday. Please attempt to get to the dock by 5:30pm.

The dock is located right next to the Aquarium of the Pacific and the best address to use in your map application is that of the aquarium. There is a small booth and ramp immediately to the left of the Aquarium where participants should congregate. On Sunday plan to return to the mainland around 11am at the same location.

I've attached a "What to Bring to Camp" list to also aid you in preparation. Feel free to reach out to Cubmaster Rob with any questions.

Scout Sunday - Service Opportunity THIS WEEKEND! Feb 22-23

Posted on Feb 19 2020 - 11:22pm

Hey Scouts! Do you want to help serve our church?

This weekend, we'll be on the worship center patio GREETING people, inside the worship center HANDING OUT BULLETINS, and hanging out at Camp Hope, MANNING A TABLE, with a tent, stove, and banner.

This is a great opportunity to show our cute little Cub Scouts to our church family and be helpful scouts in action! We'll be joined by our Boy Scout Troop 918 friends as well!

Come meet on the Worship Center Patio, dressed in your CLASS A Uniform!
(Arrive 30 mins before each service)

Services time are: Saturday 4pm & 6pm / Sunday 9am & 11am 

 

Pinewood Derby BUILD DAY #2 - THIS WEEKEND!

Posted on Feb 9 2020 - 8:51pm

BUILD DAY #2 – Sunday 02/16/20  1pm-3pm  @ Gillett Home

Want to get a jumpstart on building your Pinewood Derby Car?

This Sundayy, Mr. Gillett is graciously hosting another workshop at his home.

Bring your car kit, a design, and a Great attitude!

If you have not yet picked up your kit, he will have extras available.

 

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