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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


End of Year BBQ This Thursday 3:30pm Hoyt Farm

posted Jun 17, 2017, 4:54 PM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,
 
Believe it or not, the 2016-17 Scouting year is almost over and we are only 5 days away from the Pack 329 End of the Year BBQ! 
 
All the details are in the attached flyer.  The BBQ is Thursday at Hoyt Farm and starts at 3:30pm, we have several water games planned for the Scouts so bring towels and bathing suits.  The Scouts WILL get wet.

At the BBQ you can also sign up for the 2017-18 scouting year and receive the Early Bird Discount pricing of $99.  If you sign up any time after the BBQ it is $119 for next year.  Our Treasurer Donna Tucker will be collecting at the BBQ, if you cannot attend and want to sign up for next year please contact her at donnatucker10@yahoo.com.
 
Hope to see you all there for our final event of the year! 

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

6th Annual Camp Out Information

posted May 16, 2017, 10:20 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

Here is the itinerary, what you'll need and directions for this weekend:

Saturday, May 20th–Sunday May 21st, 2017

Saturday

10:00am                                Arrival

10:00am – 11:00am            Setup tents

11:00am – 11:15am            Flag Ceremony and Announcements

11:15am – 11:30am            Handout drink bottles, announce teams and give out T-Shirts

11:30am – 12:15pm            Lunch (Bagels or bagged lunch)

12:15pm – 12:30pm            Lunch Cleanup (LEAVE NO TRACE)

12:30pm – 12:45pm            Gather scouts and break them off into teams

12:45pm 1:00pm              Homing Pigeons Demonstration

1:00pm – 3:40pm                 Events (30 minutes per event plus 10 minutes between)

A: Event (Chariot Races)

B: Event (Newcomb)

C: Event (Scavenger Hunt)

D: Event (Obstacle Course)

3:40pm - 4:20pm                  Event Playoffs

4:20pm – 5:15pm                 BBQ Dinner (Hamburgers and Hotdogs)

5:15pm – 5:30pm                 Dinner Cleanup (LEAVE NO TRACE)

5:30pm – 6:30pm                 Special Event

6:30pm – 6:45pm                 Flag Ceremony and Announcements

6:45pm – 7:15pm                 Prepare Skits

7:15pm – 8:45pm                 Present Skits, Campfire, S’mores and handout Flashlight/Pen Necklaces

8:45pm – 10:25pm               Popcorn and a Movie (Storks)

10:25pm – 10:30pm            Scouts Go Off to Sleep

10:30pm                                LIGHTS OUT

 

Sunday

7:00am – 7:30am                Wake up

7:30am – 8:30am                Breakfast

8:30am – 9:00am                Cleanup (LEAVE NO TRACE)

9:00am – 9:30am                Pack Up and Go Home


What you’ll need:

            Lunch for Saturday if you don’t want bagels

            Tent (sounds silly to list this but better safe than sorry) 

            Sleeping Bags

     Air mattress (if necessary)

     Air pump (if necessary)

     Pillow

     Blankets

     Towel

     Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)

     Soap

     Shampoo (if showering)

     Camera (we would love to see lots of pictures, if anyone would like to be the designated photographer, let me know!)

     Flashlight(s) – Although we will be handing small ones out 

     Sunscreen

     Sunglasses

     Change of clothes for Saturday and Sunday 

              The boys should wear their Class B uniform (Pack 329 T-shirt) and shorts or comfortable pants on Saturday, an additional change of clothes for Saturday, just in case

     Sleepwear

     Parents should be dressed for fun as well

     Beach chairs  and/or camping chairs

     Bug Spray

     Hat(s)

     Anti-bacterial wipes (if you want)

     Lantern

     Prescription medicine

 

Things you won’t need:

  NO ELECTRONICS FOR SCOUTS (iPads, music, DVD’s, Gameboys, etc.)

  Entertainment (we got it all covered)

  Drinks

  Snacks

  Dinner and dessert

  Breakfast on Sunday morning

  Paper goods or cups (we will be handing out drink squeeze bottles)

 

Directions:

     The address is 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Smithtown, NY

     The main entrance to Blydenburgh Park is on the North side of Veterans Memorial Hwy (Rte 454), opposite the H. Lee Dennison County Center in Smithtown, approximately 3/4 mile west of the junction of Rtes 454 and 347, and approximately 1 1/4 mile east of the entrance to the Northern State Pkwy.  If you are heading east on Vets Hwy there is a light with a turn signal that you will make a left into the complex. 

     Enter through the main gate and drive straight ahead until you reach a log cabin looking building on your right hand side.  This building is where you can purchase Green Cards.  Make a right at the building and then follow that dirt road to the right.  There will be bathrooms on the left and go a little further and you will see us.

     Look for the “ Cub Scout Pack 329 " banner and it is part of the Family Camping area

     Find a spot where you want to set up or stop and talk to a leader about what spaces are available.


-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

May Calendar

posted May 1, 2017, 11:25 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

Here is the upcoming calendar for May:

1.) Tomorrow Tuesday, May 2nd - Leaders Meeting - 7:30pm in the cafeteria at Burr.

2.) This Sunday, May 7th - Ducks game - There are 86 of us going! We are to meet at the information desk behind home plate at 1pm to gather the scouts to go onto the field for the National Anthem (first pitch is 1:35pm). Only uniformed scouts and uniformed leaders are allowed on the field (no parents or other children).

3.) Friday, May 12th - Pack Night - 7pm in the auditorium at Burr. We will be collecting the funds for the Chocolate Bar Fundraiser. If you have not already done so, this is your change to buy tickets for the Fishing Trip in June. Tickets are $35 each and the trip is at 3pm on Saturday, June 10th (tickets price includes rod, reel and bait).

4.) Saturday, May 20th-Sunday, May 21st - 6th Annual Pack 329 Camp Out - This is the crown jewel of our Cub Scout year and something you don't want to miss! If you want to purchase tickets, as of May 1st they are now $45 each. Please contact Donna Tucker (donnatucker10@yahoo.com) if you are still interested.

5.) Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day Parade - 9:30am meet up time by Old Navy in Commack for 10am-11am parade down Jericho Tpke.

Let me know if you have any questions.

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

Pack Night - Friday, April 21st

posted Apr 18, 2017, 8:50 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

I wanted to let you know about some things going on at the next Pack Night on Friday, April 21st:

1.)  Uniform Inspection -  We will be holding our annual uniform inspection for all scouts and they will be graded.  Please have them in their full Class A Uniforms with the appropriate patches, slides, hats, neckerchiefs, etc.

2.)  6th Annual Camp Out Tickets - May 20th-21st - Tickets will be sold that night for $35 each. 


3.)  Fishing Trip Tickets - June 10th - Tickets will be sold that night for $35 each.

4.)  New Chocolate Bar Fundraiser -  We will be rolling out a chocolate bar fundraiser.  The sales requirements are low as each scout will be asked to sell 2 boxes of chocolates each.  The money earned through this fundraiser will be going specifically towards new BBQ, Camp Out and other equipment.  More on this to come.

Have a great spring break and hope to see you all at Pack Night.

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

Ducks Game - May 7th 1:35pm - Tickets $12

posted Mar 21, 2017, 11:23 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

If you want to attend the Ducks game on May 7th and were unable to purchase them at the last Pack Night, they will be on sale through March 31st by Donna Tucker our Treasurer.  Please contact her ASAP at donnatucker10@yahoo.com to arrange payment.

Here is all the info again: 

Our Pack will be presenting the colors on field for the National Anthem on Sunday, May 7th at the Ducks game.  Tickets will be $13 each (lower rows on the 3rd base side) and will have to be purchased on or before Monday, March 13th which is our next Pack Night.  If you cannot attend the pack night and would like to purchase tickets to the game contact our Treasurer Donna Tucker at donnatucker10@yahoo.com. 

Here is the game info:

GAME:  Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Long Island Ducks
LOCATION:  Bethpage Ballpark (3 Court House Drive, Central Islip)
DATE Sunday, May 7th
TIME:  Game time is 1:35pm but we need to be there approximately 35 minutes prior.
COST:  $12 per ticket

We have done this 3 years in a row and it is a lot of fun!

Let me know if you have any questions.

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

Ducks Game May 7th 1:35pm - Tickets $12

posted Mar 7, 2017, 6:18 AM by Joe Sievers

Pack 329 Parents,

I wanted to make a correction to my previous post as the tickets to the Ducks game are $12 each (I erroneously put $13).

Again, here is the game info:

GAME: Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Long Island Ducks
LOCATION: Bethpage Ballpark (3 Court House Drive, Central Islip)
DATE: Sunday, May 7th
TIME: Game time is 1:35pm but we need to be there approximately 35 minutes prior to go onto the field for the color guard.
COST: $12 per ticket

Tickets will be on sale at the next pack night only which is this upcoming Monday, March 13th. Contact Donna Tucker (donnatucker10@yahoo.com) to purchase tickets outside of Pack Night as the deadline is March 31st.

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

Ducks Game on Sunday, May 7th 1:35pm

posted Mar 5, 2017, 4:04 PM by Joe Sievers   [ updated Mar 21, 2017, 11:23 AM ]

Pack 329 Parents,

Our Pack will be presenting the colors on field for the National Anthem on Sunday, May 7th at the Ducks game.  Tickets will be $13 each (lower rows on the 3rd base side) and will have to be purchased on or before Monday, March 13th which is our next Pack Night.  If you cannot attend the pack night and would like to purchase tickets to the game contact our Treasurer Donna Tucker at donnatucker10@yahoo.com. 

Here is the game info:

GAME:  Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Long Island Ducks
LOCATION:  Bethpage Ballpark (3 Court House Drive, Central Islip)
DATE Sunday, May 7th
TIME:  Game time is 1:35pm but we need to be there approximately 35 minutes prior.
COST:  $13 per ticket

We have done this 3 years in a row and it is a lot of fun!

Let me know if you have any questions.

-Joe (Pack 329 Committee Chair)

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