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SuperTrip - 2015

May 30th-31st

500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210

 

For Pack 97's annual SuperTrip we will be sleeping with the lions, tigers and bears, oh my! The program at the zoo begins Saturday evening, May 30th and we'll spend the night in the zoo's indoor auditorium. Returning home Sunday, May 31st.

We will enjoy exclusive access to the zoo Saturday night. Please arrive fed Saturday evening although there will be light snacks that night and a continental breakfast Sunday morning.

Cost is $40 per person. Sunday morning breakfast will be provided.

We will be entering the zoo at 7:00pm. Please plan to arrive no later than 6:30pm so that we can get everyone ready to head inside. We are working on optional activities earlier in the day Saturday, but feel free to make your own arrangements. We will post details on the optional activities as they become available. After the overnight, we will pack up all belongings and return them to our cars but then we have free admission to the zoo on Sunday.

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions flyer for information on what to bring with you.

More information about Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens as well as directions and maps can be found at http://www.riverbanks.org/.

Please register on the website's Event Page. Registration will close Wednesday, May, 6th. Please note that no children under 6 years old will be allowed to participate in the overnight adventure.

 


 

 
Webelos Adventure Camp - 2015

Wizards of Catawba


2015 Webelos Adventure Camp

Session 1: July 9-12

Belk Scout Camp

9408 Belt Road
Midland, NC 28107

 


 

Calling all rising Webelos I’s and II’s.

Webelos Adventure Camp is designed to help in transitioning your boys from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. Come and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime, while starting your “Arrow of Light” journey or finishing it if you are a rising Webelos II. This year's program will be unique in that it will introduce scouts and leaders alike to the new Cub Scout advancement program. And of course there will will be many scout favorites such as fishing, gaga ball and the climbing tower.

Please be sure to read the Pack 97 guide to Webelos Adventure Camp.

We will begin collecting the registration information at den meetings.

Registration is now closed.

  1. A completed Annual BSA Health and Medical Record - Parts A and B
  2. A photo copy of the front and back of your Medical Identification Card
  3. A payment of $150 per scout Click to register
  4. T-shirt size. Note that all sizes are ADULT.

*** There are no individual registration forms. We will submit one form for the entire pack.

 


 
SCOUTStrong

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.

For instructions on setting up your SCOUTStrong account, please read this information document.

 


 
New Cub Scout Families

Are you considering Scouting for your son?  We've prepared a special section of our web site to help you learn more about Cub Scouts and how to go about signing up your son for the fun and adventure found in Cub Scouting.

We have also prepared a Parent Handbook that provides guidelines and expectations for the coming year.

Please contact the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to join Pack 97.

 


 
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 Intro to Backpacking
The intro to backpacking program will run year around in coordination with the hiking program. The backpacking program will serve to prepare older Cub Scouts for high adventure programs traditionally found in Boy Scouts. It will allow experienced hikers to become familiar with backpacking and offers educational components focused on backpacking safety, equipment, trail and food preparation and leave no trace principles.
  • The program is restricted to Bear and Webelos scouts who have earned their 20 miler hiking award.
  • The backpacking program follows the same schedule as Pack 97's Pack 97's 2014-2015 Hiking Schedule. Check the pack website in early spring for announcements on the backpack campout.
  • The program flyer has details on the program including a list of tiers and awards.

Visit the Hiking & Backpacking homepage for scouts' progress

 


 
 
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