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LAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS to Blue & Gold and LI Aquarium

posted Feb 11, 2018, 9:45 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

This is just a friendly reminder that your last change to buy Blue and Gold tickets and Long Island Aquarium tickets is this Tuesday, February 13th 7:30pm-8:30pm in room 107 at Burr.

Here is the cost for Blue and Gold:

Scouts:  $10, Siblings 3 years old and above: $15, Pack Leaders:  $20, Adults:  $25

If you do not purchase a ticket in advance then the cost at the door will be $25 for all children and $35 for all adults.  Please do not wait.

As for the Long Island Aquarium sleepover, Tuesday is the final day to purchase tickets.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  Once again, here are all the details:

Date:  Monday, February 19th
Time:  7:00pm to 7am
Cost: $60 per person (checks payable to Pack 329).
Paperwork:  You will need to fill out a permission slip which will be available shortly

What's Included:
Dinner (pizza and fries)
A tour of the aquarium
A craft
A movie and popcorn
Continental breakfast (bagels, muffins, juice and coffee) the next morning.

It also includes a theme of our choice (Sleep with the Fishes, Seal Sleepover, Penguin Expedition Sleepover, Reptile Sleepover and Snug as a Bug Sleepover).

Location: 431 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone #:  631-208-9200
Any questions about either one, please do not hesitate to ask.


-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

2018 Pinewood Derby Rules

posted Jan 17, 2018, 9:03 AM by Joe Sievers

Attached are the Pinewood Derby Rules for 2018.

Blue and Gold - Sunday, February 25th 10am-1:30pm at Stonebridge CC

posted Dec 28, 2017, 10:31 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

We are officially booked at the Stonebridge Country Club in Smithtown for our annual Blue and Gold brunch on Sunday, February 25th from 10am-1:30pm.

This is a huge event on the Cub Scout Calendar and is something you are not going to want to miss.  The Arrow of Light scouts will be moving up to Boy Scouts, all Cub Scouts will be awarded patches for their level, there will be a slide show, great food and entertainment.

We have subsidized the cost to make it as affordable as possible.  Also, as in years past, we are offering an Early Bird Discount for those of you that purchase tickets at the next Leaders Meeting on January 9th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm at Burr.  The regular price will be collected after that date.

Here are the cost of tickets:

January 9th and prior:
Scouts:  $5
Siblings 3 years old and above: $10
Pack Leaders (Pack Committee, Den Leaders and Co-Den Leaders): $15
Adults:  $20
After January 9th:
Scouts:  $10
Siblings 3 years old and above: $15
Pack Leaders:  $20
Adults:  $25
Here are other dates to purchase tickets:

Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, January 25th – Pinewood Derby Weigh Ins
Saturday, January 27th – Pinewood Derby
Thursday, February 8th – Leaders Meeting
As always, let me know if anyone has any questions.

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)


posted Dec 12, 2017, 6:31 PM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

This is a friendly reminder that pack night is this Friday, December 15th 7pm in the cafeteria at Burr. There will be a magic show for the second half of the night so feel free to bring the whole family.

Here are some things to know:

1.) Uniforms - Class B T Shirts are fine.
2.) Donations - If you are able, please bring PJ's to donate to Stony Brook Hospital as part of the drive that Commack School District is participating.
3.) Pies in the Face - The 14 scouts who sold over $350 in popcorn can pick a leader or parent to throw a pie in their face.
4.) Magic Show - The magic show will be from 7:45pm-8:45pm.
5.) Islanders Tickets - Tickets will be distributed for those attending the Islanders game on January 7th.
6.) Pinewood Derby Cars - Will be distributed at the end so please do not leave without one.
7.) Sweatshirts - Will be delivered on December 22nd and will be available for pick up on the 23rd, details to come.

That should be all for now. See you all on Friday!

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

Pack Night this Monday, November 27th at Burr Auditorium

posted Nov 25, 2017, 9:06 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

This is just a friendly reminder that our next Pack Night is this Monday, November 27th 7pm in the auditorium at Burr.

Here are some reminders for that night:

1.)  All Scouts are to be in full Class A uniforms (Elementary School Kids at Indian Hollow, Rolling Hills,etc. should wear them to school that day).  Unless otherwise notified it is always full Class A uniforms for Pack Nights.  You never know when there will be a uniform inspection.

2.)  Sweatshirts can be ordered for $26 each with check made out to Pack 329 or cash.

3.)  Islanders tickets for Sunday, January 7th can be purchased for $33 each (4 ticket limit per family).

4.)  We are participating in Toys for Tots with the Commack School District so please bring a toy to donate if you can.  I'll send a separate email.

5.)  There will be several things on the agenda for the evening including the Bobcat Ceremony for new Scouts, advancements and the announcements of the Popcorn sales winners!

See you all Monday!

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair) 

In addition to toilet paper, please donate to support our troops!

posted Oct 23, 2017, 7:09 PM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

In keeping with Pack 329's commitment to support the community, we will be participating in the "Support Our Troops Week" sponsored by the Commack School District.

All families are asked to please bring at least one item from the below list to the Halloween Party this Friday for donation.

Thank you!

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)




Last drop off date is 11/3 – Bins will be picked up on 11/6

The Commack School District will be packing boxes for soldiers stationed overseas and recuperating soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital. The packages will be sent to our troops for the holidays. We are designating this week for all donations. Boxes will be placed in all schools for donations. The following items have been requested:

AA & AAA Batteries                                  Powdered Drink Mix (not sugar free)           

Playing Cards                                              Chips/Pretzels/Snacks

Deodorant-Male/Female                              Cookies (not sugar free)                   

Foot & Body Powder                                   Swedish Fish/Licorice               

Hand Sanitizer                                                Sunflower Seeds                    

Liquid Hand Soap                                        Protein Bars/Power Bars                            

Razors (Brand name)                                   Granola Bars                          

Q-Tips                                                              Gum                              

Shampoo/Soap/Body Wash (Small)                 Trail Mix                                          

Small packages of Tampons                             Beef Jerky                                        

Toothpaste                                                       Nuts                                                  

Toothbrush                                                      Small Tuna Fish (flip top cans)

Shaving Cream (No Gel)                              Soup (flip top)

Non-alcohol Mouthwash (small)                  Lint Rollers

Large Trash Bags                                        Umbrellas

Tissues                                                       Measuring Cups

Measuring Spoons                                       Cutting Boards

Kitchen Utensils (Spatulas, Tongs, Whisks) Keurig K-Cups


This year, even though appreciated, they asked us to refrain from sending small Halloween candy.  If you have any questions, please call Debbie Virga at 858-3623 or email

Halloween Party This Friday 7pm - BRING TOILET PAPER ROLL

posted Oct 22, 2017, 7:57 PM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

This is just a friendly reminder that the Pack 329 Halloween Party is this Friday, October 27th 7pm in the gym at Burr Intermediate school.  We have a lot of fun and games prepared for the kids!

Here are some things to remember:

1.)  Siblings - Are Welcome!

2.)  Costumes -  Have your scout and siblings in their Halloween costumes.

3.)  Toilet Paper - We ask that all families in attendance please bring at least one roll of toilet paper for the Mummy Wrap.

4.)  Popcorn Money -  The Halloween party is the deadline to hand in all popcorn sheets and monies.

5.)  Pack 329 2017-18 T Shirts - Do not leave without getting your Pack 329 2017-18 T Shirt.

See you all Friday!

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

Long Island Game Farm Information

posted Oct 5, 2017, 7:48 PM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

This is just a friendly reminder that the Pack 329 October event field trip to the Long Island Game Farm is this Saturday, October 7th at 12pm.  The group rate is a major savings over the normal prices of $16.95 + tax for children and $18.95 + tax for adults.  Everyone (children from 3-11 and adults will pay the same rate of $12.50 no tax).  Any children 2 and under are free.  Please make checks out to Pack 329.

 Date:  Saturday, October 7th
Time: Meet at 11:45am to enter the park at 12pm.
Cost:  $12.50 per person
Location:  489 Chapman Blvd., Manorville
Phone #:  631-878-6644
Please let me know if you have any questions.
-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

Kickoff Outdoor Movie Night - Friday, Sept. 15th 6:45pm

posted Sep 13, 2017, 12:51 PM by Joe Sievers   [ updated Sep 13, 2017, 12:56 PM ]

In the rear of Burr by the basketball courts  Please bring a blanket and/or chairs, any other snacks you may want and dress accordingly for the weather.

Recruitment Flyer 2017-18

posted Jul 3, 2017, 6:23 AM by Joe Sievers

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