Cub Scout Pack 51 - Manomet, Mass.


​​​​​​Pack 51 Calendar

2017-18 Season

The information below may be changed. 

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Operation Flags
Who:  Pack 51 and the community
What: We place an American Flag at every headstone in the cemetary in honor of Memorial Day
When: May 26th 9:45am-12pm
Where:  Bourne Nation Veterans Cemetery on Connery Ave in Bourne, MA. 
This is off the Otis Rotary, parking is tough so get there early. Park along Connery Ave. and walk in.
Why & How: In honor of Memorial Day we place an American flag at every headstone. That is 77,000 Flags. Please bring a long shank screwdriver (any long screwdriver will do). This is to make the hole to place the flag in. There is a short ceremony at the main Flagpole located at the end of the entrance across from the brown services building. We meet there as a pack for the ceremony and pictures, then you may go to a loved one grave or stay together to place Flags in the nearby sections. 
(Meeting place for Pack 51-facing the stage we are to the left or center of the stage, they usually call scouts on stage to say the Pledge of Allegiance, so we try to get close)
Uniform: Class A--Please let leaders know if you are attending.
**Operation Flag removal is June 3rd at 10am, bring rubber bands to wrap the flags in bands of 10 as well as a large container to store the flags until you drop them by the stage or until someone picks them up from you**

Memorial Day Parade-Lions through AOL attend
If you are interested in participating, we need someone to oversee this, as of now we are not participating. Please contact Heather to help organize.
Who: Pack 51 & family
What: Memorial Day Parade
Where: Meet at Memorial Hall in Plymouth. 
Free Parking until noon.
In the event of rain, the ceremony is moved indoors at Memorial Hall and the Pack will still attend.
When: May 28th 9am.
Why & How: It’s important to remember and celebratethose who gave their lives to defend our freedom.
Uniform: Class A

Squanto District Luau Chuckwagon-Lions through Webelos attend
Who: Squanto District & Cranberry Harbors District
What: The Squanto District will be hosting a Hawaiian Luau themed Chuckwagon.  All are invited to attend.  
Where: Camp Squanto, Myles Standish State Forest
When: June 2nd-3rd  Saturday activities begin at 8am. Camp closes Sunday at 10am.
Why & How: It’s a fun way to spend the day & meet lots of other scouting families. 
It will be filled with lots of Hawaiian inspired games and activities.  You will love the Tiki Carving, Fire Walk River Crossing, Pineapple Bowling with a Coconut and so much more.  Each den decorates a wagon in the years theme, Hawaiian.  This can be a homemade covered wagon or a radio flyer wagon, any wagon with wheels will do!!!!If you decide to stay the night, you’ll get something extra………after 3:00pm Scouts will experience a Luau complete with a Pig Roast Dinner and enjoy a late night movie. You can pay to stay for the evening and night activities without actually staying to camp. 
Activity Cost:  $12.00 per scout, $6.00 per adult
Pig Roast Dinner Cost:  $8.00 per person
Deadline to register is May 20th.
Uniform: Class B, Class A for all flag ceremonies  

Pack 51 Crossover -Lions through Webelos attend
Who: Pack 51 Lions-Webelos and any recruit signing up for the upcoming year and interested friends
What: Packs 51 Crossover Weekend/Family Style Camping                                    
Where: Camp Squanto, Myles Standish State Forest
When: June 15th-17th  Saturday begins at 9:30am with our opening ceremony, activities run 10-3:30p with a 4pm closing ceremony. Diner is around 5:30. Crossover is after dinner around 7pm.  We clean up and leave by 11am on Sunday. Remember Leave No Trace is completed before anyone leaves.
Why & How:  
Arrive anytime after 6pm on Friday to set up camp.  Saturday 9:30a-7:30p is when all our pack activities will take place ending with our Pack Crossover Ceremony.  The Ceremony is when all our scouts begin their next rank.  At the ceremony each rank will perform a skit or song followed by their rank ceremonies at which time they will be given their new handbook and neckerchief.  If you have paid for the upcoming year you may keep these items, if not you will need to return them promptly after your scouts ceremony.  
Meals provided are Friday dinner & Saturday breakfast for Friday night campers.  Saturday dinner for all of pack 51. 
Come for all or some of the weekend. 
Uniform: Class B, Class A for all flag ceremonies and Crossover 
Cost: The cost is the same $12 per family.  
Sign Up and Pay by June 3rd

MinuteCub Muster
Who: Pack 51 and the Mayflower Council
What:  Don’t miss out – this event only happens once every two years!  A Cub Scout MinuteCub Muster centers on colonial life, Minutemen, patriotism, fun and the American Revolution.  There are numerous activities, songs, music and discovery making this an event suitable for the entire Cub Scout family.  The MinuteCub Muster anticipates over 2,000 Cub Scouts, 100 Boy Scout assistants and 500 BSA Leaders from across New England.  Reservations are secured by payment and should be made early as this event is expected to sell out.This is a family event.  Saturday evening camping is available at Nobscot Scout Reservation in Sudbury and Camp Resolute in Bolton.
When: June 24th 10am-4pm
Where:  Longfellow’s Wayside Inn
 72 Wayside Inn Road 
Sudbury, MA 01760 United States
Why & How:  
Highlights include

- Gunsmith, farmers, joiner and chair maker
- Customize your tricorn hat during registration
- Colonial Village Center with miller, seamstress, lace maker and pottery making
- Learn the manual of arms with Marching
- Review surgery options and see the surgeons tools
- Tour a British and Colonial Encampment with soap making and candlestick making
- Meet a blacksmith and a cooper
- Work with a tin monger
- Who were the Minutemen and what did they do for work?
- Skirmish and tactics between the Minutemen and the British Infantry
- Conversations with Minutemen, French Regulars, British, Colonial Regulars and others
- Meet dragoons and learn about horses
- Tomahawk throwing plus “retreating” with no sound
- Work with a joiner and cobbler
- Meet George Washington, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and other Patriots
- Various fife and drums, violins, songs. Plus contra dancing for adults
- Review Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Trenton, Monmouth and Yorktown
“We hold these truths to be self-evident…”
Take part in border skirmishes, known as a “very large” FOOD FIGHTUniform:  Class A
Cost:  $50 per scout. Siblings and Parents are Free!  (only youth need to register)
Muskets $20
Tri-corn hats $15
Extra T-shirts $10 (2XL and 3XL $15)
Extra Patches $5

Paw Sox Sleepover
Who: Pack 51 friends and family
When: July 14th 
What:  Enjoy a minor league baseball game and Sleepover on the outfield of McCoy Stadium. This is the scout families favorite event of the summer.  If you haven't been I highly recommend fitting this in!  Bring any friends and family, they can buy a sleepover ticket or just a game ticket.  With some luck we will see a Red Sox player! 
Why & How:  Come enjoy a youth clinic 2-3:15p, pre-game parade, Paw Sox vs. Syracuse 6:15p game & fireworks with the pack. After the fireworks we move our cars the secure stadium parking lot and bring our camping gear onto the outfield to camp, vote on the movie on your way onto the field and watch it on the Jumbotron. The kids run around the outfield until the movie is over which is when its lights out. Leave Sunday morning by 8am, get your continental breakfast on your way out.  Bring drinks and snacks for the after the game.  Don't forget to bring your glove and sharpie!  We sit as a pack on the lawn seating located on the 1st level to the right of the stairs, bring blankets to sit on. 
No tent stakes, glass or alcohol permitted.
Tickets for just the game are available.
Uniform: Class B
Cost: Sleepover Ticket $32 includes youth clinic, parade, game, $10 food voucher, fireworks, sleepover, sleepover patch, & breakfast. (cannot get into sleepover without this ticket). 
Just a Game ticket is $20 includes youth clinic and fireworks
Deadline to signup is June 4th contact Heather to sign up

Cub Scout Summer Camp $180 per scout
Who: Pack 51 & Cub Scouts from all over the Narragansett and Mayflower Councils
What:  As a Pack our Lions through Webelos attend a 1 week day camp from 8:45am-4pm Monday through Friday. Friday is Family Day which is when parents and siblings of age are invited to join in the activities.  There are 15 spots available for scouts and siblings over 6 years old.  Volunteers are needed Monday-Thursday.  For an additional fee of $25 you can do an early drop off starting at 8am and/or late pickup until 6pm.
Where: Camp Norse, Plymouth-Exit 6 just past Sacred Heart
When: July 30th-Aug 3rd 8;45am-4pm (extended hours are available for $25).
Why & How: Camp Norse provides trained staff for each group along with our Den Leaders and volunteers from our Pack to take our scouts through a rotation of activities including Archery, BB Range, swimming, crafts, Fishing, boating (canoe/kayak and paddle boats) , sports, BMX, and more.  You pack lunch and snacks, along with other necessities each day and drop your scout off by 8:45am and pick him up at 4pm. Scouts do not need to come every day or all day, the fee is the same. You are welcome to stay as well but do not need to. Our Cubmaster, Kyrle and Committee Chair/Webelos Leader, Heather will be there with our pack all week.
Cost:  $180 early bird price. 
Due by June 11th. Late signups are available for $195 but you are not guaranteed to be with our pack.
Dates are subject to change depending on availability of venues.  

Dates are subject to change depending on availability of venues.