Pack 86: Arrow of Light

Open to Boys age 10 or 5th grade
Meetings:
When: Any Wednesday Night at 7:00 pm
Where: United Presbyterian Church [DIRECTIONS]
Den Meetings are held on Wednesday Nights
Pack Meetings are held on the last Friday of the month

Bring a Parent or Guardian…
Bring a Friend!

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Den Leader: Pete Santos

Up Coming Events

Troop 86 Scouts and Parents,

Several important deadlines are fast approaching in the next couple of weeks:

* Camp Roosevelt from 3/31 to 4/2 – trip form deadline is 3/22/17

* Pocono Environmental Education Center for Wilderness Survival Merit Badge on 4/1/17 – no trip form – on own

* Red Bull Scout Night on 4/22 – trip form deadline is 3/29/17

* Family Camping at Camp Lewis from 4/28 to 4/30 – trip form deadline is 4/19/17

* NJ Sea Grant Consortium for Oceanography Merit Badge on 4/29/17 – no trip form – on own

* NJ Sea Grant Consortium for Environmental Science Merit Badge on 5/7/17 – no trip form – on own

* 5th New Jersey State Police National Guard Camporee from 5/19 to 5/21 – trip form deadline is 3/29/17

* NJ Jackals Scout Camp Outs on 6/23/17 – trip form deadline is 5/1/17

* Summer Camp at Camp Turrell from 7/30 to 8/5 – trip form deadline for early registration is 4/12/17

* Pocono Environmental Education Center for Environmental Science Merit Badge on 10/21/17 – no trip form – on own

Any questions, please feel free to contact me via e-mail or cell 973-985-9555.

Yours in Scouting,

Pete Santos
Troop 86
Scoutmaster

 

Camping Schedule

Scouts, Scouters and parents,

Some dates to save,

Camping schedule thus far;

March 10th to March 12th, 2017 – Camp Delmont at Muser Scout Reservation, Pennsylvania – Cabin Camping

March 31st to April 2nd, 2017 – Camp Roosevelt, South Jersey – Tent Camping

April 28th to April 30th, 2017 – Family Camping Trip to Camp Lewis, Rockaway, NJ – Lean-to and Tent Camping

May 19th to May 21st, 2017 – New Jersey State Police/National Guard Camporee, Sea Girt, NJ – Tent Camping

June 9th to June 11th, 2017 – NJ Special Olympics, Ewing, NJ – Tent Camping

July 30th to August 5th, 2017 – Boy Scout Summer Camp, Cuddebackville, NY – Tent Camping

Arrow of Light Scouts (WEBELOS II) parents,

This email will serve as a reminder that we’ll have our Den meeting Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 7:00pm.

We are in need of setting up the following committees to help share the work this year:

Pack Hospitality (Pack meeting kitchen)
Pack / Troop / Crew Trip planning
Pack / Troop / Crew Publicity / Recruitment
Pack / Troop / Crew Fund Raising
Scout Anniversary Dinner

Please try to volunteer.  Remember ALL Cub Scouts MUST have a responsible adult with them at ALL Scouting Functions.  Also, Cub Scouting is a Family organization, so all family members are invited to attend all functions.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, January 14th 2017 – Swimming Trip to Lyndhurst Pool (trip form attached)

   Saturday, January, 21st 2017 – Klondike Derby (trip form attached) 

   Friday, January 27th, 2017 – Pack Meeting Pinewood Derby Night

  Sunday, February 5th 2017 – Scout Anniversary Dinner – Arrow of Light Boys will be getting their Arrow of Light Awards and they will Cross Over To The Boy Scout Troop (trip form attached)

Please log onto BSA86LYNDHURST.ORG click on Pack, scroll down to Arrow of Light Den Info, so that you can view what’s on our schedule and access trip forms.

Yours in Scouting,

Pete Santos
Pack 86 / Den Leader
Troop 86 / Assistant Scout Master

PS: For more information and to follow your Scout’s progress and determine what he needs or may have completed at home for his rank, please log into SCOUTBOOK.COM. You should have received an invitation from me to join SCOUTBOOK, if not please advise me or see me at our next Den Meeting. (I’m in the process of entering and updating the boys’ records).

MEDICAL FORMS NEEDED

All Scouts, Siblings and Adults attending any trip under 72 hours MUST have a medical form Parts A & B on file with our unit. Over 72 Hours must have Part C on file.  If you have not don so or your medical form is more that a year old, please print out, fill out and bring in the attached medical form ASAP.  Anyone without a medical form on file will not be allowed on any trips.  Attached is the medical-form-680-001-instruction.