August 30, 2011
Williamsport's Cub Scout Pack 17 will host an information night at Williamsport Elementary School Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will include information about the benefits of Scouting and the many activities Pack 17 has planned for the upcoming year. Cub Scouts is open to boys in grades 1 to 5. For more information, contact Cub Master Mr. Shirley at 301-223-8489 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. First Friday cruise-in to benefit food bank A cruise-in will be held Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. on Potomac Street.
May 10, 2012
The Cub Scouts of Pack 108 from the Old Forge area took a tour of the Washington County Landfill on April 21.
May 3, 2011
Cub Scout Pack 34 held its annual Blue and Gold Banquet Feb. 19 at Christ Lutheran Church in Hagerstown. Following dinner, the pack held its crossover ceremony for three Webelo II Scouts. Webelos II Den Leader Steve Shubert and Cubmaster David Hardman led the ceremony. Jakob Bowers, Dylan Johnson and Gavin Shubert were presented with the Arrow of Light, the highest award in Cub Scouting. Jakob, Dylan and Gavin crossed the bridge into Boy Scouts and were welcomed into Troop 62 by Committee Chairman Carey Leverett, Senior Patrol Leader Colton Duvall, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader Josh Yoder and 2nd Class Scout Chris Rowan.
June 12, 2010
Cub Scouts from Pack 108 from Old Forge Elementary School attended a Kid Healthy Ideas Tour at the North Pointe Martin's supermarket April 21. They learned about the food pyramid and healthy choices for a balanced diet. On April 18, the Cubs from Pack 108 visited Trego Mountain Sanctuary in southern Washington County. They learned about rehabilation of wildlife and conveservation of natural resources.
May 2, 2012
On March 10, Cub Scouts, their families and Scout leaders from across southern Franklin County, Pa., in the Tuscarora District of the Mason-Dixon Council, Boy Scouts of America, gathered at Otterbein United Brethren Church in Greencastle for the annual district Pinewood Derby race. There were 38 Scouts in attendance, which included the top five derby winners at their individual pack level. Scouts were represented from 10 Cub Scout packs...
April 14, 2011
Cub Scouts from Pack 117 in Clear Spring took a guided tour April 2 of Hagerstown Regional Airport. The Scouts were accompanied by their cub master, den leaders and family members as they saw the airport terminal and fire and rescue center. Gilson Spindle led the tour. For their next outing, the Scouts will participate in a community conservation project at Four Locks in Clear Spring.
April 10, 2011
Cub Scout Pack 108 from the Old Forge District held an Arrow of Light ceremony Feb. 26. The Arrow of Light is the highest award in Cub Scouting. Honored were Kody Zeigler, Kurt Hott, Justyn Russell, Mason Moser, Robert Hood, Joseph Coleman, Jon-Michael Harbaugh, Austin Auger, Jack Roberts, Frank Milihram, Luke Zurek and Dalton Baer. • Pack 108 from the held its crossover ceremony March 16. All Scouts crossed over from Pack 108 Cub Scouts to Troop 108 Boy Scouts. Taking part in the ceremony were Kody Zeigler, Mason Moser, Jack Roberts, Luke Zurek, Frank Milihram, Jon-Michael Harbaugh, Justyn Russell, Joseph Coleman, Kurt Hott, Dalton Baer and Robert Hood.
January 4, 2009
The Mason Dixon Council hosted its annual Cub Scout Extravaganza on Oct. 18 at Leitersburg Ruritan Park. Approximately 300 Cub Scouts and their siblings attended the event. The attendees had the opportunity to participate in archery, BB shooting, face painting, basketball toss, crafts and a climbing wall. They also visited two campsites, one was a model and the other was to determine what was incorrect with the area. Fran Little and Herm Niedzielski, ham radio operators, demonstrated their equipment and the Cub Scouts talked with other Scouts around the world including New York, Tennessee, Virginia and Illinois.
February 1, 2009
On Jan. 17, local Cub Scout Pack 66 in Hagerstown held its annual Pinewood Derby race. The top five winners go to the district derby level March 7. The winners were Everest Shives, first place; Cooper McChesney, second place; Hayden Thompson, third place; James Searcy, fourth place; and Camden Casey, fifth place. The Pinewood Derby is a racing event for Cub Scouts. The Scouts, with the help of parents, build their own cars from wood, usually from kits containing a block of pine, plastic wheels and metal axles.