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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 will close Friday, March 27th.

  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.

 


 
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

 


 
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.

 


 
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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