Friday, April 28, 2023

 June 2 - Overknight with the Knights - Deadline May 1

Let's go to a ballgame!!!  We have the opportunity, once again, to go to a Charlotte Knights ballgame and sleep on the field after!  Game is on Friday, June 2nd.  First pitch starts at 7:04pm with gates opening at 6:00pm. All scouts staying overnight will enjoy a souvenir Knights patch, sleepover after the game and fireworks show and a movie on the Truist Field!  You can opt to just join us at the game or you can spend the night!  For those staying overnight, we head to our cars after the game and grab our overnight gear (tent, sleeping bag and pillow) and re-enter the stadium when they have it emptied out. Sign up below to let us know you are going!

June 14-17 - Resident Summer Camp - Deadline May 22
Join us for Summer Camp at Camp Raven Knob in Mt Airy, NC!!  2023 Cub Scout Resident Camp is June 14th through June 17th!  The resident camp fee is $180 for cub scouts. The camp fee includes a camp patch and t-shirt for each Scout. Please note that we cannot offer refunds for Scouts who leave camp early. The adult camp fee is $85 which includes a patch and T-shirt. First payment of $50 each is due April 10th.  Remainder of payment for both cub scout and adult is due May 15th. All payments are non-refundable per camp policies.  A parent is encouraged to attend but not required as long as we have enough leaders.  All adults must complete Youth Protection Training if they plan to attend. (  To register:

June 12-16 - York District Day Camp - Deadline June 4

Check-in: June 11 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at Bethelwoods. This check-in is for medical form turn-in, t-shirt pick-up, and a swim test. Attendance for check-in is mandatory for your scout to participate throughout the week.

Time: Daily from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Sessions will run from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Where: Bethelwoods (922 W Mount Gallant Road, York, SC  29745)

Who: All Cub Scouts in the York District who are rising 1st through 5th graders (no rising lions) **PLEASE NOTE** Rising First Graders (current Lions) will need an adult partner the entire duration of camp. Sign up for your Cub's rank as of Fall 2023.

Cost: $150

Cub Scouts...START YOUR ENGINES! Join us for a week of great Scout fun with an "Off to The Races" twist. Cub Scouts will enjoy games, outdoor activities, arts, crafts, songs, and so much more!

Volunteer Discount: Campers with a parent/grandparent/aunt/uncle volunteering ALL 5 DAYS of camp will receive a 20% discount for their scout if registered by April 30th. The full price will need to be paid up front when you register your scout and you will be reimbursed the difference at the end of camp. Discount is only valid for one scout per volunteer.

Each Cub Scout and Volunteer will receive 1 free camp t-shirt with their registration. Additional shirts may be purchased for $10 each. Lunch will NOT be provided each day. All campers should come prepared with their own lunch every day of camp. Parents of all campers must attend one of the two parent orientation sessions (dates TBD) prior to bringing your Scout to camp. You will receive their camp gear at this meeting as well as your camp guide.

Additional questions may be directed to Camp Director, Chris Rasmussen or Program Director, Wesley Adams.

Click here to register:

May 12-14 - Spring Campout - Deadline May 1

It's time to get excited about our spring campout!   This year we are headed to Albemarle, NC to campout in Morrow Mountain State Park. Join us Friday, May 12 to set up camp if you like.  Plan to eat dinner before you arrive.  We will have a Cracker Barrell (snack time) that night. Fun activities will begin early Saturday morning with hiking and canoeing, followed by afternoon of junior ranger program!  We close camp after breakfast on Sunday morning. To see more on Morrow Mountain take a look at this video:

Friday, March 3, 2023

 Happy Friday Scout Family!  I hope you all enjoy a fun weekend ahead!  Thank you once again to all of you that helped with the Blue and Gold Ceremony!  If you have not quite earned your rank badge yet, no worries!  You are not alone.  Many of you still have requirements to fulfill but you have until the end of the school year to do that!  Please reach out to your den leaders (and often) to ask how your scout is doing and what they need to work on.  Our leaders try hard to keep you informed but sometimes the message does not come keep reaching out to them!

There are still so many things to look forward to and fun to be had!  

March 27 will be our Space Theme Pack meeting.  Wear class A uniform. There will be shuttle building with races, games provided by our Bears and learning about planets and orbits!  

NASA trip - April 1 to 2.  An email was sent a few minutes ago to those participants.  If you think you are going and did not get that email, please let me know ASAP!

STEM reward day at Cotton Hills Farm for those that sold over 50 scout cards - May 6.  If you are eligible to attend you will receive more info soon. 

Morrow Mountain Camping weekend - May 12-14.  Sign ups coming soon.  Come Friday, May 12 to set up if you like.  We'll do tacos for dinner and just relax.  Program and fun will begin at 8am on Saturday May 13.  Come for the day or camp both nights!

Spring Picnic and final Pack meeting for this school year - May 22.  This will be the last meeting we have but activities will happen all summer long!

York District Day Camp - this will be the second or third week in June.  Expect 5 fun days for scouts.  Held usually between 8 or 9 am until sometime around 4pm.  More to follow.

Summer Resident Cub Scout Camp - June 14 - 17.  This is a two night summer camp for rising Wolves through AOLs.  Lions and Tigers are still a bit too young to participate.  At this point, parents are not required to attend but are very welcome to. All adults must complete Youth Protection Training.  As long as we have enough registered leaders per scout ratio we will be good.  Cost is $180 for scouts and $85 for adults and leaders. Deposit of $50 per person is due April 10. For more information and to register, check your email!

This should keep you busy for a while!

Sunday, February 26, 2023

 Tomorrow night we celebrate our scouts that have worked hard this year to earn rank, and we also celebrate our Arrow of Light scouts that are crossing over to the Troops!!!  It will be a big night and one you will not want to miss!  Please RSVP here before midnight tonight  Dinner will be walking tacos/nachos.  I'll be shopping tomorrow morning and we need to make sure we have enough food! Please have your scout wear their best version of the class A uniform.....rather they are earning rank or not. 

Tomorrow night we will also be hearing about our Friends of Scouting campaign.  Friends of Scouting (FOS) is the annual giving campaign of the Palmetto Council. Friends of Scouting provides the necessary funds to ensure a quality Scouting program for youth. More specifically, by supporting FOS, you help keep:
  • The cost of Council camps affordable

  • The Council Service Center and camp facilities in top condition

  • The promise of a quality Scouting experience to your son or daughter and others in Scouting

The money raised through the annual FOS campaign offsets the cost of training Scouting leaders, operating the Council camps and service centers, and providing other resources to Cub Packs, Scout Troops, Varsity Scout Teams, Venturing Crews, and Sea Scout Ships throughout the Council.

So bring cash, credit card or check book tomorrow night if you are interested in donating to help our Council stay strong. You can also donate here:

If you donate $200 or more you can get a custom patch:


Hope to see you all there tomorrow night!  There's a lot going on in our pack but I'll send out those updates later this week.  Let's just take the time tomorrow to focus on our celebration!

Sunday, January 15, 2023

 Good morning!  I hope you are all enjoying a nice long weekend.  I wanted to send out a few reminders.  Tomorrow we will meet as usual for our regular Den Meetings.

I hope you all are doing well selling your scout adventure cards!  If you need more to sell please see Jennifer tomorrow night.  And if you think you are done selling and have extra cards, you can turn those into Jennifer as well.  Along with any money you have earned to date. Below are the links to sign up for booth sales.  There are only two weekends left to sell and there are still spots at both locations on both weekends.  IMPORTANT REMINDER:  It is absolutely REQUIRED that you stay at the booth with your cubscout during booth sales.  Cubs should also be in uniform to sell.  We also have discussed donations and have decided that for the cubscouts selling, all donations will go to purchasing a card for first responders and count towards the total card count for those cubs during that sale time.  This will help many of you have already received donations reach your goal.   Continue to track donations during your selling time as you have and Jennifer will take care of getting cards to first responders with the council.   Let her or I know if there are any questions.

2 LOCATIONS on Saturday, 1/21 or Sunday 1/22:

Lowe's Rock Hill

Sam's Rock Hill:

2 LOCATIONS on Friday, 1/27, Saturday, 1/28 or Sunday 1/29:

Lowe's Rock Hill

Sam's Rock Hill

Used or New Sneaker Donation - We are starting a new service project where we are going to collect both new and used sneakers in any condition to keep them out of landfills and also as a fundraiser for the pack.  The way it bring in your sneakers.  When we have enough to ship we send them off.  The better condition they are in - the more money we make.  But the over all benefit is to keep them out of landfills.  So bring in those sneakers and drop them off in the scout room!

Scouting for Food - Jan 28 at 9am we will meet in the church parking lot on the Wesley Hall side to distribute our door hangers for Scouting for Food!  Each group will receive a map and door hangers for a specific neighborhood.  The more that come out to help, the faster this goes!  Feb 4 we will then go to the same neighborhoods and pick up any food that was left for us.  It will then get donated to Pilgrims Inn. 

Pinewood Derby - Feb 4 is our Pinewood Derby!  We will meet in the gym and start the race about 1pm.  I believe the Troop members are cooking lunch for us to purchase if interested in between the food pick up and the pinewood derby. Everyone should have received their car by now.  If you still need one please see me on Monday!  If you need help cutting your car please let me or your leader know so that we can find a way to help!  This is a fun event that your cub will not want to miss!!!

Scout Sunday is Feb 12 at Woodland UMC.  Service begins at 10:30am and will be led by the scouts. After the service we will have a dedication and tour of our new science lab.  Following the dedication, everyone is invited to attend the potluck.  Bring a side dish or dessert if you are coming. After lunch, our very own Ms. Juliette and others, have offered to teach the Duty to God requirement.  If you do not attend this class, you will be required to do this at home with you scout, for almost all dens.  If you plan on attending please sign up here:

Blue and Gold - Feb 27 we will celebrate all of our scouts that have worked hard on finishing their rank requirements to earn their official badge.  Dinner will be included.  After our rank up ceremony and dinner, we will have a very special ceremony for our AOL scouts that will be crossing over into the Troop!  This is a very special ceremony and I encourage all of you to attend.  This will also be the last time the AOL scouts will meet with the pack!  Time goes by so very quickly!  But this is a reminder to make sure that all of your scouts are working on getting their requirements complete.  Please see your den leader if you have any concerns.  

Final payments for NASA  have been added to your accounts.  You can wait and use the money earned from scouting adventure card sales if you like, to help pay for this.  Final payment is due February 14th.  There will not be anyone permitted to go if final payment is not made.  Please see me if you think you need assistance. After payment is made we will send out details on all you need to know, along with a special surprise!

Social Media - for those of you that do Facebook, we have our own Pack group where we share lots of photos and info. Please join us! Here is the link: The page is called Cub Scout Pack 109 - Rock Hill SC Group. Be sure to include your scouts name in the questions when requesting to join. I've declined several requests lately from people obviously fishing to get in for info. We keep it private so that we can freely share pics of our events with kids in them and not worry about the outside world seeing them.

Upcoming Events:

April 1-2 Kennedy Space Center

May 6 - NOVA day for scouts that have sold 50 or more cards

May 12-14 Camping trip to Morrow Mountain State Park in NC