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Join Pack 631 as We Aim to Get Wild ...

Welcome to the Pack 631 website!   This year we're still gonna Be One With The Wild as Pack 631 goes camping and hiking and biking and trailblazing and more!  Last year, Pack 631 had a great October Campout on the lake, did Winter "sharknado" overnighting at the Aquarium, did more spring camping, and biked and hiked and explored many other wild places. 

What Wild activities will we plan next?  Stay tuned for details here on the website and "like us" on our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Pack631.  See the attached flyer ... our main activities are listed there. 

Once you Login, you will have access to a full calendar of Wild events!  Forgot how to Login? Email the Webmaster!   Not a member of the Pack, but think you might be Wild enough to join?  For contact information about Pack 631, please see our About Us and How to Join page on the left menu bar.  Need even more info, please contact the Cubmaster or Pack Committee Chair.

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Summer Camp 2018 ... More Information ... Who is Going?

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 9:31am

Summer Camp is the most fun thing you and your son can do during Cub Scout Years.  See this Cub Scout Summer Camp information.  Updated information shows four 3 night options (a bit of a shift in dates: July 2-5, July 6-9, July 10-13, July 13-16).   To help see who wants to go when, complete this simple survey to note when you might go (this is not a commitment or payment, just an expression of interest).  At this point, other than Fifth Graders (who will go with the Boy Scout Troop to Boy Scout Summer Camp), we have only one response, a third grade family with interest for one of the two middle sessions -- let's get some other interest, and families can Talk n Text.  Scroll down the Pack Events Photo Gallery for some pix from Summer Camp past -- your Pack Trainer is amused that one of the "cover kids" from a 2006 campout, soon to be a college grad, called him today for a 30 minute chat about career choices.  They grow up fast ... help 'em grow up good! 

News Flash: Being "Cubmaster" Doesn't Mean "Do Everything Josh Did" ...

Posted on Apr 12 2018 - 9:31am

From your Pack Trainer (and a former Cubmaster):   Seriously.  Want to be Cubmaster?  Do what you do!  Want to be "not Cubmaster"?  Fine ... Help as you can -- do what you do!  Because ...  Being "Cubmaster" Doesn't Mean "Do Everything Josh Did".  Yes, you're very lucky that Josh did so much ... but as parents and others step up into Pack Roles (see this page on the left hand menu) and Den Level Roles (see this page), and share the community effort of a terrific program of youth activities, values, fun, action, outdoors, adventure and more ... it all can all get done.     

Sweetwater Yurt Camping Signup!

Posted on Mar 28 2018 - 3:19pm

From Vincent Young: It's that time of year again - time for our annual Pack 631 Spring Campout! This year, from April 6-8, we will be camping at lovely Sweetwater Creek State Park. Sweetwater Creek State Park is a peaceful tract of wilderness only minutes from downtown Atlanta. A wooded trail follows the stream to the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company, a textile mill burned during the Civil War. Beyond the mill, the trail climbs rocky bluffs to provide views of the beautiful rapids below. Additional trails wind through fields and forest, showcasing ferns, magnolias, wild azaleas and hardwoods. The 215 acre George Sparks Reservoir is popular for fishing and provides a pretty setting for feeding ducks and picnicking. Fishing supplies are available in the adjacent bait shop. During warmer months, the park rents fishing boats, canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and pedal boats.  

To sign up, please visit our Pack website  - https://atlanta631.mypack.us/node/2715. Sign-ups will be open until Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 8:00pm EST. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me via email or via mobile at 859-797-6826. I look forward to an exciting weekend for our scouts!!

Yours in Scouting, Vincent Young, Pack 631

Pinewood Derby Fun ...

Posted on Feb 21 2018 - 7:17pm

See pictures of the Pinewood Derby here ... if you have more, email the Webmaster.   Want more Derby?  There is a District Derby on March 3 in Jonesboro for anyone ... Scouts, Siblings, Parents.  Liked your Car?  Enter it!  Want to upgrade it?  Go ahead.  Dad wants to race?  Sure, you pays your money, you take your chances (that Mom's car is faster).  Anyone can enter.

Lions ... Kindergarten Scouts

Posted on Feb 14 2018 - 7:15pm

Lions will be a full-fledged, expanded program starting this summer -- Pack 631 has been doing a "pilot".  More at https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2018/02/14/after-roaring-success-lions-will-move-from-pilot-to-full-time-part-of-cub-scouting/

University of Scouting, February 17, Life University

Posted on Feb 14 2018 - 2:45pm

Not just for "leaders", but parents and helpers too ... because there's a lot of specialized stuff, like Super Summer Programs, STEM for Cub Scouts, How to Teach the Whittling Chip, Cub Scout Racing (Derbies – not just Pinewood), Cub Scout Outdoor Cooking, Cub Games, Rocket Time!, Fishing, Including Scouts with Special Needs, Cold Weather Camping, Iron Chef and more. See the Course Catalog and sign up at http://www.atlantabsa.org/training/supplemental-training/university-of-scouting/6962.  Didn't register?  Don't worry ... they take "walk ins".  Includes the Pack 631 Trainer with the "Team Training" that covers all roles -- and he'll definately take any Pack 631 walk ins!! 

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