Tag Archives: East Lyme

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Denison Pequotsepos Nature CenterJoin Pack 24 for a trip to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center on May 16th, 2015. Your scout will have the opportunity to explore the natural world around the center, learn more about the plants and wildlife native to Southeastern Connecticut while covering many of the requirements of the World Conservation Award. We hope you can join us for this exciting adventure! Please RSVP by May 8th to hold your spot.

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2015 Blue & Gold Banquet

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Join us for Pack 24’s 2015 Blue & Gold Banquet on Sunday, February 22nd (4-6:30PM) at the American Legion.  The theme this year is camping and our celebration will include crafts, knot tying, s’more relays, pitch-a-tent races, and an indoor campsite photo booth for scouts, families, and dens to capture some scouting memories.  Dinner will include pizza, salad, and makeshift s’mores from a chocolate fountain.   The event will conclude with a magic show by Derek Whitneck. Hope everyone can join us! Please RSVP by Thursday, February 19th so we can plan accordingly for food and beverages.  Thanks!

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Popcorn Fundraiser “Launch”!

water bottle rocket launchThanks to all the folks who joined us for our Popcorn Fundraiser “Launch” at McCook’s Point this weekend! The boys had a great time launching their bottle rockets and kicking off our fundraiser! For those who were unable to attend, please contact your den leaders to get your sales packet. This fundraiser is a great way to support Pack 24 and the local scouting program. In addition, there are some great prizes available for those scouts who sell! Please make sure to sign up for a Show & Sell too! Here are some helpful tips to make your scout’s fundraiser a success.

Scout Script

Hi, my name is ___________, and I am a Cub Scout with Pack 24 of East Lyme. I’m selling popcorn to raise money for the things I like to do in Scouting. The popcorn is delicious and there are many different kinds to choose from. Will you please help support me? (Always say “Thank You” when you are done)

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  • ALWAYS wear your uniform
  • ALWAYS smile and introduce yourself
  • ALWAYS tell your customers why you are selling popcorn
  • KNOW the different kinds of popcorn you are selling
  • ALWAYS say “Thank You”
  • BRING order form and pen/pencil
  • NEVER enter anyone’s home
  • NEVER sell after dark unless you are with an adult
  • ALWAYS watch for cars!
  • ALWAYS walk on the sidewalk and driveway
  • ALWAYS sell with another scout or with an adult

 

Camping at Odetah

tentJoin us for an overnight camping trip on Oct 18th, 2014 at Odetah Camping Resort in Bozrah, CT. The theme of the weekend will be “Hocus Pocus” and events will include a movie in the lodge (Paranorman), pumpkin painting, corn husking, bobbing for donuts and pumpkin toss, a costume contest, and site-to-site trick or treating. Limited availability for tent sites so please RSVP ASAP. Registration and payments must be made by Oct. 1st at the latest. Cost is $30 for parent and child combo to cover site fee and activities.

We will plan on meeting at the campsite around 1PM on Saturday (Oct 18th) after checking in at the gate. The Pack will provide the main course for grilling dinner (burgers & dogs) as well as water bottles, s’more supplies, and the main course for breakfast but ask that each participant bring another staple (more to come). Checkout the following day is at 1PM. In addition to the thematic activities of the weekend, Odetah offers a lake, heated pool and Jacuzzi, miniature golf, playground, and arcade…to name a few. Feel free to bring your swimsuits, kayaks, fishing poles, and/or hiking boots. Should be a ton of fun! Hope to see you there!

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