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Pack 98 is dedicated to a lively Cub Scout experience with activities that capture the interest of boys yet are fun for the entire family. Our Cub Scouts learn essential skills and enjoyment of outdoor activities, community involvement, personal safety, sports, and the environment. Pack 98 is a group of about 60 Scouts and their families.  Chartered by the First United Methodist Church we work with boys from several Fort Collins area schools. We meet at the church on Thursdays at 7 PM.

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Forestry Day at BDSR

  • Saturday, April 19, 11am – 3:45pm
  • Ben Delatour Scout Ranch (near Red Feather Lakes)
  • Come and see forestry in action! Learn about our forests (and the mountain pine beetle)
  • Take part in a forestry project.
  • Earn your Forester Badge (Webelos)
  • Cost $3 per scout, Register by April 14
  • More info at Registration is at www.longspeakbsa.org/events/forestry/

 

Pinewood Derby District Race

We had another great Pack 98  Pinewood Derby on March 8. Twelve boys from our Pack will proceed to the District Pinewood Derby Race on April 26. See the list of Pack Pinewood Derby winners including those who will go on to Districts at the bottom of this web page. Here are the logistics for Districts:

  • Where: Evangelical Covenant Church, 4825 S. Lemay, Fort Collins
  • Cost: $6.00/car
  • Check in: April 25th, 4:00-7:00pm (Matt Putman will take care of this)
  • Race Day: April 26th, 10:00am-2:00pm

 

Rocket Launch

  • Saturday, May 17, 10am-Noon
  • Hughes Stadium South Parking Lot
  • Talk to your Den Leader about rocket options and costs
  • Rocket orders due Sat 3/29

 

Day Camp at Swift Ponds, June 3-4 or June 5-6

This is a local two-day day camp where the boys have fun with games, crafts, BB guns, archery, sports, fishing and advancement. It is held at Swift Ponds which is just east of I-25 between Fort Collins and Windsor. The theme this year is Expedition: Galaxy Trek. Jen Reger is our Day Camp Coordinator, but she needs an assistant this year that can take over as coordinator next year since Jen will be graduating to Boy Scouts next Spring. We also need to provide one walk-around leader for every 5 boys, and one adult for station help each day. Please let your Den Leader know if you are willing to help at Day Camp.

 

  • Current Tigers and Wolves will attend June 3-4 (Tues & Wed), 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Current Bears and Webelos 1 will attend Thurs, June 5, 8:30am – 3:30pm and Fri, June 6, 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Day Camp cost for our Pack ranges from Free to $30 depending on how much popcorn each Scout sold
  • Adults volunteers are free.
  • A Day Camp registration form for our Pack will be sent in the near future. Register and submit all paperwork by the April 24 Pack Meeting to avoid additional late fees
  • Complete Day Camp information is here: http://www.longspeakbsa.org/CacheLaPoudre/events/daycamp/index.html

 

Summer (Overnight) Camp at Camp Nicol, dates vary

 

Camp Jack Nicol is an exceptional Cub Scout overnight camp at Ben Delatour Scout Ranch near Red Feather Lakes. The camp has several fun themed areas and Cubs will enjoy BB guns, archery, wrist rockets, hikes, games, advancement and even a light parade. Generally, Dens attend together, but you are welcome to join another Den. Tents and all food is provided. It is ideal if Mom or Dad can join their Scout, but this is optional. Current Tigers and Wolves attend for two nights. Current Bears and Webelos attend for three nights and spend the extra day at the Boy Scout camp doing more adventurous activities like canoeing and bouldering.

 

  • This year’s theme is Time Travel!
  • Summer Camp dates range from June 12 through July 20 depending on rank. There are multiple time slots to choose from.
  • Summer Camp cost for our Pack ranges from Free to $40 for current Tigers, Free to $60 for Bears, and Free to $90 for Webelos 1 depending on how much popcorn each Scout sold.
  • Adults are $50 for parents of current Tigers/Wolves and $65 for parents of current Bears/Webelos 1.
  • Talk to your Den Leader about registration.
  • Prices go up on May 15 for June camps and June 15 for July camps.
  • And please note that camp sessions can fill up well before these dates.
  • Complete Summer Camp information is here: http://camps.longspeakbsa.org/nicolcubcamp/

 

Pack 98 Family Camp at Camp Patiya,  June 20-22

 

The second annual Pack 98 Family Camp will be Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 22 at Camp Patiya just west of Boulder. Bill Clouser is Family Camp Coordinator. Family Camp is when our Pack meets for a weekend of car camping.  There are some structured activities but it is mostly an opportunity to relax. The whole family is invited. Cost is $20 per person (Scout or Adult) which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. Everyone will help with the cooking and cleaning. Bring your own tent or let us know if you need to borrow one. An adult must attend with each Scout. Additional details for Family Camp including registration information will be sent out separately.

 Scout Day at the Colorado Rockies

  • Saturday, June 21st, 2:10 PM vs. Milwaukee Brewers
  • Special pre-game parade and “Scout Day” Patch for Scouts & Leaders in uniform
  • Tickets: www.rockies.com/scoutday (select “Boy Scouts of Longs Peak”)
  • $25 tickets in Outfield Box (Value up to $35)
  • $19 tickets in Pavilion (Value up to $27)
  • $19 tickets in Right Field Mezzanine (Value up to $27)
  • $13 tickets in Upper Reserved, Infield (Value up to $24)

 

Pack Calendar

Here is a list of upcoming Pack activities for the rest of the Scout year:

April 2014

1          Pack Committee Meeting

24         Pack Meeting (4th Thursday due to Easter)

 

May 2014

6          Pack Committee Meeting

15         Last Pack Meeting

18         Rocket Launch

 

Summer 2014

Day Camp at Swift Ponds (June 3-4 for current Tigers and Wolves and June 5-6 for current Bears and Webelos 1)

Family Camp at Camp Patiya (June 20-22, near Boulder)

Scout Day at the Rockies (June 21)

Summer Camp at Camp Nicol (dates vary by Rank/Den, near Red Feather Lakes, Registration is Open!)

 

 

Pinewood Derby Winners

Here are the winners of the Pack 98 Pinewood Derby and the list of those who will go to Districts:

Tiger Winners

  • 1st Place Speed:    Benjamin R – Dino Racer *
  • 2nd Place Speed:    Ben P – Broncos Backup *
  • 3rd Place Speed:    Jaden P – The Cubmobile *
  • Best of Show:    Derek C – D Money *
  • Way Cool Dude!:    Isaac R – Snot Rod *
  • Most Original:    Justin R – Pencil *
  • Best Paint Job:    Nate C – Red Rocket
  • Best Scout Theme:    Gus W – Gus’s Flying Car
  • Best Do-It-Yourself:    Darby M – The Firemobile

Pack Winners

  • 1st Place  Speed:    Joshua L – Flare *
  • 2nd Place Speed:    Ryan P – Pony Express *
  • 3rd Place Speed:    Jacob S – Avalanche *
  • Best of Show:    Zeke M – The Minecart *
  • Way Cool Dude!:    Carter C – Ice Cream Sandwich *
  • Most Original:    Jack R – Soccer Star
  • Best Paint Job:    Jett N – Speed Minion
  • Best Scout Theme:    Grant R – The Lego Scoutmobile *
  • Best Do-It-Yourself:    Nate B – Manning Mobile

Den Speed Winners

  • Wolf Den 1:    Rane K – Blazin’ Flames
  • Wolf Den 11:    Bill S – Appa
  • Bear Den 3:    Will C – The Creeper
  • Bear Den 7:    Charlie U – The Enderman Car of Doom
  • Bear Den 10:    Alexander M – Venus
  • Webelos Den 5:    Skyler R – The Bolt
  • Webelos Den 8:    Jack B – Jamaican Bobsled
  • Webelos Den 9:    Ethan R – The Lightning Rod

Cars with asterisks (*) are eligible for the District Pinewood Derby Competition

 

 

 

 

 

Join The Pack

We hold our Pack and Den meetings in and around the First United Methodist Church in Fort Collins. Pack 98 is open to all boys from 1st through 5th grades. Boys may join the Pack at any time of the year.

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