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IT’S CUB SCOUT TIME AGAIN

If you missed our annual Round-Up meeting last night, do not despair! You can join us tonight, Friday, Aug 29th at 7:00pm at the St Mark parish hall for our opening pack meeting of the 2014-15 program year.

All boys age 6 to 11, or 1st thru 5th grade are invited to join Cub Scouts with Pack 97. All boys are welcome and need not attend St. Mark School.

Camping, Hiking, and Fun meetings are all part of Pack 97.

Come check out our great program and see how much FUN scouting is. We need leaders too. Parents are welcome.

 

For more information contact our Cubmaster Tom Hart at 980-322-1856 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

You can also find answers to frequently asked questions as well as guidelines and expectations for the coming year in our Parent Handbook.

 

 


 

 
Pack Hike - Bakers Mountain Park

 

Come join Pack 97 on September 14th 2014 at Bakers Mountain Park in Hickory, NC. We will hike several trails to the summit of the park.

Directions and a park map are also available on the Catawba County Park website.

Please let us know if you will attend by entering your name on our registration page. Additional details can be found on the event flyer.

Hope to see you there.

 


 

 
SCOUTStrong
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In 2014 Pack 97 will be participating in the SCOUTStrong PALA (Presidential Active Lifestyle Award) Challenge. This challenge is designed to motivate participants to be physically active on a regular basis by allowing them to participate in activities they enjoy, as well as improving their eating habits. Earning a PALA is definitely doable by anyone at any fitness level.

You can find more information about the program as well as sign up to join the challange and earn a PALA at the SCOUTStrong PALA homepage.

 


 
Creek ReLeaf

 

On Saturday, Nov 22nd, Pack 97 will participate in a local service project planting trees along Torrence Creek in conjunction with the Charlotte Public Tree Fund, Charlotte Mecklenburg Storm water Services, the Center for Sustainability at Central Piedmont Community College and Sierra Club Central Piedmont Group.

All family members are invited to participate. Please wear Class B t-shirts over appropriate warm work clothes including shoes and gloves.

Saturday, Nov 22nd 9:00-12:00 Torrence Creek, next to Discovery Place Kids

More information can be found on event flyer and the Creek Releaf website.

Please register on our events page so that we can have an approximate head count for the service project.

 


 
Pack 97 Hiking Program

The hiking program runs year round and consists of monthly hikes at interesting locations around the Charlotte area.

Most hikes are within an hour's drive although sometimes we venture farther afield and are about 2 to 4 miles long. They are appropriate for all ranks from Tiger to Webelos. All scouts, families and siblings of Pack 97 are welcome to participate.

Click here for complete details on the hiking program including a list of the medallions that are awarded.

Pack 97's 2014-2015 Hiking Schedule is now available. Our online calendar has also been updated with the dates and locations of all pack hikes.

Contact Pack 97's Hike Chief at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Pack 97 Recycling Program
As part of our commitment to the principles of Leave No Trace, Pack 97 has brought back the recycling program for its third year.
  • We are recycling light bulbs (dark suckers), batteries (dark storage units) and electronic components and computers
  • Bins will be at each Pack meeting and Den meeting to drop off items
  • Scouts should write their name on the Recycle log along with the weight of the items dropped off (we will try to have the scale at meetings)
  • Goal is 100% participation and over 1000 lbs!

Check out our progress!

 


 
 
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