This week, the Bear Den are looking forward to hosting the Halloween Party!
Pack Halloween Party on Wednesday – Final Popcorn Order Due
The Opening, Awards, and Costume Parade will begin at 6:30 pm. Costumes will be judged on Creativity, Originality, Scariness, items used, recognizable story, and other factors.
There will be about six stations including Bobbing for Apples/Dangling Donuts, Ghost Busting Balloon Pop, Candy Catcher Relay, Recycled Monsters, Mystery Touch Pumpkins, and Chemistry Can Toss.
Anyone available starting at 6 pm is welcome to help set up the stations and would be much appreciated. The party events may go until 8 pm. Groups will be decided the day of the party. Bear Scouts will rotate with a group to be Lab Assistants to the Mad Scientist Adult Hosts at each station. As usual, siblings are included in the fun!
We will be making Recycled Monsters and could use the following items Empty and Clean:
2 liter bottles or smaller
Toilet Paper/Paper Towel Tubes
Yarn and Fabric Scraps
Soda can tabs
Please avoid Glass and items with Sharp edges.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Wednesday, October 26 – Pack Halloween Party, Blankner K-8 Cafeteria, 6:30 pm.
Wednesday, November 2 - Den Meetings, Blankner K-8 Cafeteria, 6:30 pm unless otherwise noted by your den leader.
Wednesday, November 9 - Den Meetings, Blankner K-8 Cafeteria, 6:30 pm unless otherwise noted by your den leader.
Wednesday, November 30 - Den Meetings, Blankner K-8 Cafeteria, 6:30 pm unless otherwise noted by your den leader.
Scouting For Food
Bag Drop-off: Using map, drop-off bags at each door starting Saturday, November 5 and complete by Wednesday, November 9.
Bag Pick-up: We will meet at Blankner in the morning on Saturday, November 12 to pick up filled bags.
CAMPING / ACTIVITIES
Friday, November 4 – Sunday, November 6, Pack Camping at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake, 5 pm – 12 noon. This is our first Pack only campout of the year. This is Miss Donna's home park, so she always has a ton of unique-to-this-park activities for the kids lined up. Consider joining us Saturday through the campfire if you prefer not to stay overnight. 3401 South Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL 32835.
Sunday, November 6, Popcorn Show'n'Sell, 2 – 6 pm, Bass Pro, 5156 International Dr, 32819
Saturday, November 12, Glow in the Dark Mini Golf, 12 noon, Putting Edge, 5250 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819. This will be a fun outing after picking up the Scouting For Foods bags. Cost $8.50/person.
As we start distributing awards, please try to purchase an official uniform shirt and belt for your Scout. They love looking their best and displaying their Rank patches and Adventure loops! The Central Florida Scout Shop is open on Saturdays and until 6 pm on weekdays. 1951 S Orange Blossom Trail, Apopka, FL 32703. Also, please also make sure your Scout has on closed-toe shoes for our meetings, outings, and camping.
Dues for all Scouts, new and returning, are $85 for the year. This includes a Pack t-shirt and handbook. Please see Treasurer to pay your dues. Also, if you are new to the Pack or Scouting, and have not filled out a Central FL Council form, please do so as soon as possible. Mark, Stacy, or Bruce can help with this. This is your actual registration into the Boy Scouts of America.
10/26 Pack Meeting – Pick up your first Popcorn order at the meeting
10/26 Pack Meeting - Order 2 of 2 due with money
11/6 Show'n'Sell - Bass Pro Shop, 2:00 - 6:00 pm. The Show'n'Sell consists of signing up for a one-hour time slot to sell popcorn outside of Bass Pro.
11/19 Afternoon - Popcorn available for pick up from Pack Kernel
11/30 Den Meetings – Pick up your Popcorn at the meeting
We have electronic and hard copy versions of the handbooks available. Please let your Den Leader know your preference. Either one is at no additional cost once a dues payment has been made.
We are looking forward to a great night of fun! Stacy
Mark Jansen, Cubmaster
Stacy Jansen, Chartered Organization Representative