Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Pack 722 March/April Pack Events

Hello Pack 722,

First, what an exciting Pinewood Derby.  Hope you all had a lot of fun and enjoyed the racing. For our winners, listed below, the excitement continues with the District Pinewood Derby, right here in Wakefield.  An email with more comprehensive Pinewood Derby results including Best of Show will be sent out later this week.

Lion - Carter G.
Tiger - Oliver D.
Wolf - Conor N.
Bear - Colton S.
Webelos - Chance N.
AOL - Christian G.

Upcoming Event Notes:
  • Friday, March 17th - Arrow of Light Crossover - This event is for Webelos and AOL scouts ONLY.  If you do not have a scout that is a Webelos or AOL scout, you do not need to attend this ceremony bridging our oldest scouts from Cub Scouts to BSA Scouts (Troop Level).
  • Saturday, March 25th - District's Pinewood Derby - We will be hosting the District Derby at the UMC here in Wakefield, where the winners earn the opportunity to go to the National Derby in NYC.  Come cheer on our scouts!  Please note that Council is encouraging masks for all attendees.
  • Friday, April 14th, 6:30PM - Pack Meeting - Many of the Webelos and AOL scouts will be off to the Mystic Aquarium for their overnight stay but the rest of the Pack will gather at the Wakefield-Lynnfield UMC to recognize scout achievements and have some fun.  The theme planned for this meeting is taking apart devices to see how they work.
  • Friday, April 14th to Saturday, April 15th - Webelos/AOL Scouts Overnight, Mystic Aquarium
  • Saturday, April 15th, 10AM-1PM - Project Linus (Blanket Making) - Do a Good Turn! Hosted by the UMC, join other scouts from Wakefield to make blankets for Greater Boston Project Linus  The UMC does request an adult:child ratio minimum of 1:3, and also asks that participants bring labeled scissors, lunch, and water.  They are also asking that anyone planning to attend RSVP no later than March 31st.  To RSVP or get more information, scan the QR code.
  • Friday, April 28th to Saturday, April 29th - Lion to Bear Scouts Overnight, EcoTarium Museum of Science & Nature
Yours in Scouting,
Pack 722 Leadership