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 Join Scout Pack 324 !           

Come and visit us Thursdays from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm (Note new hours this year)
If you like what you see, you can register with us!

1st Grade - Tiger Den
2nd Grade - Wolf Den
3rd Grade - Bear Den
4th Grade - Webelos I
5th Grade - Webelos II
(Must be 11 years old or be 10-1/2 and earn Arrow of Light to go into Boy Scouts)

Den and Pack Meetings are held at:

Biltmore Preparatory Academy
4601 N. 34th Street in the Cafeteria
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Den Meetings are weekly events where the Cubs get together with their Den Leaders to have a Great Time!  They accomplish tasks that fullfill requirements towards their ranks, electives toward arrow points and tiger tracks, and they work on Academic and Sports Belt Loops and Pins. 

    6:00    Gathering Activities
    6:30    Opening Ceremony and Pack Announcements
    6:35    Den Meetings
    7:45    Closing Ceremony

Pack Meetings are Award Ceremonies where the Cubs are recognized for their achievements.  They are awarded new ranks, recognition beads, pins, belt loops, activity patches, and religious emblems they have earned since the last Pack Meeting.  The first Pack Meeting covers awards for the whole summer! 
Pack meetings are generally held the last Thursday of the month.  Please check the calendar page on this website for the exact dates and location of pack meetings.

    6:00    Gathering Activities
    6:30    Opening Ceremony and Pack Announcements
    6:35    Awards
    7:45    Closing Ceremony

Annual Pack Activities
August      - First Meeting of School Year
                - Popcorn Sales Fundraiser
September - Fall Campout and Camp Kaibab
                - Food Drive
                - pack and den pictures
October     - Piestawa Peak Pack Hike - run by Bear Den
                - Villa Montessori Halloween Carnival and Cleanup 
November  - Veterans Day Parade
                - Cub Scouts Braves Pow Wow
                - Interfaith Ten Commandments Hike
Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow for the Adults
December  - Caroling and Pizza Party - run by Wolf Den
Winter Day Camp at Heard Scout Pueblo
Ski Trip to Sunrise
January     - Bike Rodeo - run by Webelos I Den
February    - Blue & Gold Banquet
Camp Digalus (for Bears & Webelos only)
Scout-O-Rama Ticket Sales Fundraiser
March        - Pinewood Derby - run by Webelos II Den
Spring Campout

April          - Arrow of Light - Webelos II GRADUATION into Boy Scouts!
May           - Last Awards Ceremony of School Year
Webelos Weekend at Camp Geronimo
June          - R Bar C Cub Adventure Camp
Heard Scout Pueblo Summer Day Camp
Summertime Pack Activities
July           - Summertime Pack Activities
Webelos Encampment at Camp Geronimo

Boys LOVE Camping ! ! !

Campouts - September - Camp Kaibab - Williams    
                                                                          - March - Chavez Group Campground - Sedona                                                  
                 - June - R Bar C Scout Ranch - Payson     
Day Camps - June - Heard Scout Pueblo - Phoenix        
                  - December - Heard Scout Pueblo - Phoenix 

Ski Trip - December - Sunrise Ski Resort - Greer

2013 Cub Scout Camps

Heard Scout Pueblo Day Camp has games, archery, BB shooting, crafts and more. Click here for more details.

R-C Cub Adventure Resident Camp offers horseback riding, crafts, BB shooting, and archery. Click here for more details.

Webelos Weekend (May 31-June 1)  is a great opportunity for Webelos Scouts and their adult partner to experience the fun and adventure of Camp Geronimo. Click here for more information.

Webelos Weekend (none scheduled this year)  is a great opportunity for Webelos Scouts and their adult partner to experience the fun and adventure of Camp Raymond. Click here for more information.

Webelos Encampment (July 20-23) is a great opportunity for Webelos Scouts and their adult partner to experience the fun and adventure of Camp Geronimo.  Click Here for more information.

Did you know that Grand Canyon Council offers a Cub Scout Family Camp Weekend experience? It's called Camp Kaibab and it's open to all Cub Scouts (Tiger thru Webelos) and their families. For more information http://www.campkaibab.com


Ten purposes of Cub Scouting

  1. Character Development       
  2. Spiritual Growth                     
  3. Good Citizenship                   
  4. Sportsmanship and Fitness 
  5. Family Understanding          
  6. Respectful Relationships     
  7. Personal Achievement         
  8. Friendly Service                    
  9. Fun and Adventure              
  10. Preparation for Boy Scouts



 The Cub Scout Promise

It's important not just to say the Promise, but to know what it means.

















I promise When you say "I promise," it means you will do your best to keep your word. It is very important to keep your promises and to stand by the things you say. This shows people that they can trust you and rely on you.





To do my best
Giving your best effort is right and honest. Always remember that your best is not the same as someone else's best. Doing the best you can is more important than trying to be better than someone else.

To do my duty
You have moral, civic, and ethical obligations to other people at home and in the community based on what you have learned or experienced in life that makes you who you are.

To God
Doing what is right and not doing things we know are wrong is one way to do our duty to God. Another way is to practice our religion at home and at our place of worship. We should respect other people's religious beliefs even if they are different from our own.

And my country
Duty to country starts with being a good citizen. This means caring about the people in your community and helping people. Good citizenship also means obeying the law. It means standing up for the rights of all Americans. Good citizens also take care of America's land, water, and natural places.

To help other people
Helping other people means doing things to help those around you—your family, friends, classmates, neighbors, and others in your community—without having to be told.

And to obey the Law of the Pack
Besides obeying the Law of the Pack (below), you should obey the laws in your community and state, the rules in your school, the rules at home, and the code of conduct in your den.



The Law of the Pack

The Cub Scout follows Akela.
The Cub Scout helps the pack go.
The pack helps the Cub Scout grow.
The Cub Scout gives goodwill.

The Cub Scout follows Akela.
In Cub Scouting, Akela (pronounced Ah-KAY-la) means "good leader." Akela is the leader of the wolf pack from Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.  To a Cub Scout, Akela is a parent, teacher, religious leader, or Cub Scout leader. Akela is anyone who has shown ability and willingness to be a good leader for Cub Scouts to follow. 
One must first learn to be a good follower in order to be a good leader. The key word in this phrase of the Law of the Pack is follows. When following, a Cub Scout should choose a good leader to emulate.

The Cub Scout helps the pack go.
Cub Scouts help the pack go by being loyal members, attending all meetings, following the leaders, and making the pack better because they belong. It means doing one's share. By helping the pack, Cub Scouts have more fun and feel satisfied. The key word in this phrase is helps.

The pack helps the Cub Scout grow.
Cub Scouting helps boys grow into better people. They learn how to do new things and to reach out to others. The key word in this phrase is grow.

The Cub Scout gives goodwill.
It's a good feeling for a boy to do what he is expected to do. It's an even better feeling when he does more than he is expected to do. Help boys look for ways to make other people happy. The small things are just as important as the big ones. Anything that makes life a little easier or more pleasant for someone else is goodwill. The key word in this phrase is gives.



Pack Leadership

Leader Job Descriptions
Click Here

Pack Leaders

 Cubmaster  Brent Gear
 Assistant Cubmaster  Chris Joslin
 Tiger Den Leaders  Saima Dolphin :  All Tiger Parents Alternate Monthly
 Wolf Den Leaders
 Ralph Miller
 Bear Den Leaders  Chris Joslin, Larry Ostendorf
 Webelos I Leaders  David Van Wie, Tres Winius, Luis Ramirez
 Webelos II Leaders  David Van Wie, Tres Winius, Luis Ramirez

Pack Committee

 Committee Chairman  Debbie Gear
 Secretary  "Communications"  
 Treasurer  Ralph Miller
 Advancement  Val Turner
 Pack Trainer  Brent Gear
 Public Relations
 Andrea Evans
 Outings  Bill and Angela Hutchinson
 Membership  Debbie, Angela, Val, and Andrea
 Chartered Organization Representative
 Brent Gear
 Friends of Scouting
 Unit Commissioner Tom Koncil

Special Event Coordinators

 Carolling  Kaitlyn Mandigo with BEAR Den
 Blue and Gold Banquet  Clay Turner
 Bike Rodeo  Webelos I
 Pinewood Derby  Webelos II (with Webelos I Learning)
 Summer Camps  
 Summertime Pack Award  
 Journey to Excellence  Debbie Gear
 Religious Emblems  Brent Gear, Larry Ostendorf
 Popcorn Kernel Fundraiser
 Lindsay Mahlstedt
 Scout-O-Rama Fundraiser  Lindsay Mahlstedt
 Camp Kaibab
 Food Drive  Kaitlyn Mandigo
 Veterans Day Parade
 Luis Ramirez
 Camp Digalus
  Counter Starting April 20, 2012
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