Cub Scout Pack 51 - Manomet, Mass.

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​​​​​​Pack 51 Calendar

2018-19 Season

The information below may be changed. 

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Christmas Caroling Life Care Center 
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What:  The best way to spread Christmas cheer is to sing for all to hear. Pack 51 walks the halls and in the community rooms caroling for the residents of the Life Care Center. As we go along we pass out homemade holiday cards to the residents, any extra cards can be left with the staff to hand out. Cards can be made at home or during den meetings.
When: December 9th at 11am (date/time needs to be confirmed closer to December)
Where: Life Care Center on Obery St, Plymouth.



December Pack Meeting
Uniform: Class A under Ugly Holiday Sweater or Years theme Sweater
Who: Pack 51
What: Christmas Party & Trails End Popcorn Sale Prizes
It’s fun to have fun!!! Pot Luck Desserts & drinks. 
Ugly Sweater Contest, categories are Ugly Holiday Sweater or Years Theme Sweater (Scouts in Transit, Ways we Travel). Santa hands out the Pinewood Derby cars and takes pictures with Scouts and/or Families. Siblings and Adults are encouraged to purchase a Pinewood Derby car for $5 from the Elf helping Santa. In March at the Pack 51 Pinewood Derby there is a race for adults and a race for sibling. The siblings win trophies for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place and there’s a trophy for the winning adult!
Blue & Gold, Spring Sleepover Sign ups, and more. Chocolate Bar Sales Due.
When: December 12th 6:15-7:30
Where: Moose Lodge 601 State Rd. Manomet
Set up – Everyone
Color Guard –Bears
Raffles – Webelos I
Skit/Song – Replaced by party
Pack Game – Replaced by party
Clean up – Everyone




January Pack Meeting  
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What: Awards, Announcements, Spring Sleepover Sign ups, & 
Summer Camp Sign ups. January Deficits Due.  
When: January 16th 6:15-7:30 
Where: Moose Lodge 601 State Rd. Manomet
Set up – Everyone
Color Guard –Wolves
Raffles – Tigers
Skit/Song – Webelos II
Pack Game – Bears
Clean up – Everyone



Webelos Klondike Derby 
Uniform: Class A
Who: Webelos only, 4th & 5th graders  
What: Who doesn’t like a little competition?!  The Webelos travel to each event by dragging their homemade sled through the snow (if there is any) topped with all supplies needed for the day and events. A list is given out in December when Council has finished preparations for Klondike. Webelos must show good teamwork, scout spirit along with knowledge of First Aid, Campsite Set-up, Knots, Fire starting, and more scout skills. Everyone cannot get to each event as this is a Council event, there are hundreds of scouts attending from all over the Mayflower Council. 
Really, it’s about teamwork and having fun…there just happens to be a winning team for each event. 
There are many volunteers needed to make this event a success, consider attending the Klondike committee meetings or letting your den leader know you’d like to run an event! 
When: January 19, 2018 
Where:  Camp Squanto, Myles Standish Forest. 



Blue & Gold Banquet   
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51 families and extended families
What: It’s the birthday celebration of Scouting & its founder Baden Powell. The Scouts receive their Rank Badge that they’ve been working on since September. The Hall is decorated in Blue & Gold, our scouting colors along with the yearly theme.  We have our Opening Ceremony, Pack Dinner, Rank Award Ceremony, Leadership Awards, Dens will perform skits & songs, cake derby prizes, and lastly our Closing Ceremony. Everyone stays to help cleanup. For the Cake Derby, Scouts & siblings decorate cakes in the current year’s theme (Scouts in Transit, Ways we Travel).  
Below you will see each den has been assigned a specific task to make this event a success. This our farewell event to our Webelos II’s whom have helped run this event for 4 years so sit back for their last Blue & Gold and event of their time as Cub Scouts.     
Where: St. Bonaventure’s Parish Hall
When:February 9th 3pm-6pm
Set up at the St. Bonaventure’s Parish the night before on Friday, February 8th at 5pm.
Color Guard – Webelos II, followed by all scouts.
Serving – Tiger Parents
Set-up – Webelos I (9am) & Wolf
Cooking – Webelos I & Wolf (12pm)
Decorations – Bear (10am)
Clean up –Everyone


February Pack Meeting
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51 & Troop 51
What: Webelos II Crossover
Our Webelos II will Crossover into the Boy Scout Troop.  There will be an Arrow of Light Ceremony and refreshments afterwards.  Summer Camp Signups. Pinewood Derby sign ups.
When: February 27th 6:15-7:30
Where: Moose Lodge 601 State Rd. Manomet
Set up – Everyone
Color Guard – Webelos II bring the flags in.  Webelos I bring them out.
Raffles – Bears
Skit - (Replaced by Arrow of Light Ceremony)
Pack Game - (Replaced by Arrow of Light Ceremony)
Clean up – Everyone


February Vacation Ice Skating  
Who: Plymouth Cub Scout Packs
What: We join our fellow Plymouth Packs and Girl Scouts for ice skating. The fee is a donation of a canned food item, diapers, wipes, or other items for our local food pantry. Limited skate rentals available free of charge. Bring a winter hat, snow gloves, and if needed a bike helmet for new skaters.
Where: Armstrong Ice Rink
When: Saturday February 23th 4:30-5:30pm (time/date TBD as it gets closer to Feb Vacation)


Winter/Spring Sleepover
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What:  Our pack spends the night sleeping at Barnstable Airport
When:  TBD
Where: Barnstable Airport


March Pack Meeting
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51 
What: Awards, Summer Camp payments due, & Chuckwagon Sign Up
When: March 20th 6:15-7:30
Where: Moose Lodge 601 State Rd. Manomet
Set up – Everyone
Color Guard – Webelos I 
Raffles – Lion
Skit/Song – Tiger
Pack Game – Wolf
Clean up – Everyone

Pinewood Derby
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What: Race Pinewood Derby cars. The boys, siblings and adults race their pinewood derby cars made from the kits received at the Pack Holiday Party. 
Each Den races together to get the top 3 cars. The top 3 cars from each den then race for the overall top 3 Pack cars. There is also a sibling only race, and an Adult only race.
Weigh in is at 11am. Racing starts at noon. There is a concession stand to purchase hot dogs, chips, drinks, and snacks.  Typically, the derby ends around 3pm.
When: March 23rd 11am weigh, Opening Ceremony at 12pm
Where: St. Bonaventure’s Parish Hall
Friday Night March 22nd at 5pm is the Track Set Up – Volunteers Needed!
Saturday Volunteers needed for:
Weigh In-
Pit Stop- 
MC- is the Cub Master
Concession Stand/Kitchen/Racing Crew
Cleanup: Everyone


April Pack Meeting
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What: Awards, Chuckwagon, Show & Sell Sign Ups.
When: April 10th 6:15-7:30
Where: Moose Lodge 601 State Rd. Manomet
Set up – Everyone
Color Guard – Tigers & Bears
Raffles – Lions
Skit – Bear
Pack Game – Webelos I
Clean up – Everyone



Gladiolus Show & Sell
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What: We sell packages of 10 Gladioli bulbs for $5 each outside the stores for Springtime planting and Mother’s Day. Parent Volunteers get together for 2 hours the weekend before the 1st show and sell to package all the bulbs into packages of 10 bulbs wrapped in 2 layers of tissue paper tied in ribbon with a “How To” plant tag on the ribbon. A percentage of the profits goes to each scout based on their hours volunteered at each show and sell.
When: TBD (April 27th or 28th 9a-3p)
Where: Plymouth Grocery Store


Gladiolus Show & Sell
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What: We sell packages of 10 Gladioli bulbs for $5 each outside the stores for Springtime planting and Mother’s Day. Parent Volunteers get together for 2 hours the weekend before the 1st show and sell to package all the bulbs into packages of 10 bulbs wrapped in 2 layers of tissue paper tied in ribbon with a “How To” plant tag on the ribbon. A percentage of the profits goes to each scout based on their hours volunteered at each show and sell.
When: May 11th 9am-3pm 
Where: Plymouth Grocery Store



May Pack Meeting
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51
What: Awards, Paw Sox Sleepover sign up & payment, & more. 
Fall Deficits & Health Forms Due payment must be made to keep book & 
neckerchief at Crossover.  
When: May 15th 6:15-7:30
Where: Moose Lodge 601 State Rd. Manomet
Set up – Everyone
Color Guard – Lions
Raffles – Bears
Song/Skit – Webelos I
Pack Game – Wolves
Clean up – Everyone



Cranberry Harbors Chuckwagon
Uniform: Class A
Who: Cranberry Harbors District Packs
What: Packs from the Cranberry Harbor District come to 
Camp Squanto for a day of fun! It’s a fun way to spend the day & meet lots of other scouting families.  It’s like the Pack 51 Octoberfest except Chuckwagon is run by many Cranberry Harbor District Packs.  Pack 51 Adult Volunteers will oversee one station/activity as well as for Pack 51 Range Officers will cover 2 hours of time at a range.   
Plan for a day at Squanto: Sunscreen, bug spray, water, and lunch.  
There is a fee for scouts and a fee for each family member, as it’s not a Pack sponsored event. 
When: May 18th-19th. Saturday activities 9am-4pm 
Where: Camp Squanto, Myles Standish State Forest


Memorial Day Parade
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51 & family
What: Memorial Day Parade. It’s important to remember and celebrate 
those who gave their lives to defend our freedom. As a pack we march in the Memorial Day parade in the scouting section on the parade. We end at the Ceremony area, you may leave then or stay for the Closing Ceremonies. One Adult wheels a wagon with water in the parade to keep our scouts hydrated!
When: May 27th 9am.
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. 



Pack 51 Crossover (Family-Style Campout)
Uniform: Class A
Who: Pack 51 Families 
What: Crossover is when all ranks have completed all adventures and electives needed to fully move onto the next rank. Books and Neckerchiefs are given out at the Crossover Ceremony. The weekend is run exactly like Octoberfest except for; there is no Friday night Flag Retirement Ceremony and Saturday late afternoon or evening is when we have the Pack 51 Crossover Ceremony.
When: TBD (this will be a Fri 6pm-Sun 11am. Come for some days, nights, events, or all!) 

Where: TBD (nearby Campground)









Dates are subject to change depending on availability of venues.