Q - What night are Pack meetings?
A – Tuesday evenings (3rdor 4th Tuesday of each month)
Q – What time is the Pack meeting?
A – 6:45PM– 8:00PM
Q – Where is the Pack meeting held?
A – WilliamB. Orenic Intermediate School (5820 Theodore St, Plainfield, IL 60586)
Q – How often & when are Den meetings?
A – Dependson the Den; however, most meet on Tuesday evenings
·Lions – One Thursday a month at 4PM
·Tigers, Wolves, Bears, & Webelos – One orTwo Tuesdays per month at 6:30PM
Q – What is the difference between a “Pack” and a “Den”?
A – The Pack is comprised of severalDens. A Den is a small group of CubScouts who are the same age &gender.
Q – What is the cost of joining Cub Scouts?
A – Lionrank annual dues are $75. All other rankannual dues are $125.
Q – What does my child’s scouting dues pay for?
A – Your dues pay for Den and Packsupplies & activities, Scout awards, recharter fees, leader training,Council events, camping activities, maintenance of the Rainbow ScoutReservation, and so much more!
Q – Do you do any fundraisers?
A – We do one annual requiredfundraiser. Each August-October, ourScouts sell popcorn to raise funds to support our local scouting program. These funds raised help to support our Pack& local Council on providing a quality Scout program to your child at a lowcost.
Q – What age can you start Cub Scouts?
A – Boys& Girls can begin Cub Scouts once they begin Kindergarten
Q – What Den will my child be in?
A – Densare based on your child’s age/grade
· Kindergarten – Lion
· 1st Grade – Tiger
· 2nd Grade – Wolf
· 3rd Grade – Bear
· 4th Grade – Webelo I
· 5th Grade – Webelo II
Q – What kind of involvement do parents have?
A – Cub Scouting is for the wholefamily! We encourage you to work on rankachievements at home, in addition to with your Den. Parents are expected to participate withvolunteer needs such as special events, fundraisers, and meetings.
Q – What kind of activities do you do?
A – We domany different kinds of activities as a Pack & within Dens.
Some activities include:
·Pinewood Derby (January)
·Spring Pack Family Campout (May)
·Float & Fly (June – Raingutter Regatta &Stomp Rockets)
·Cubmobile (July - Soap Box Derby racing)
·Holiday themed Pack nights
·Community Service Projects
Q – What kinds of things will my child learn in Cub Scouts?
A – Your child will learn &benefit from many things when involved in Scouting!
·Develop new skills & interests
·Practice sportsmanship & good citizenship
·Strengthen connections to their local community
·Reinforce positive family connection
·Boost positive moral values