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Welcome to Pack 788!

We meet year round for family fun and character building activities for boys in Grades 1-5!  Be sure to look at our calendar for upcoming events.  New Scouts are welcome to join at ANY time throughout the year.  If you have questions or comments, please feel free to let us know using our "Contact Us" form.
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THE SPRING FAMILY CAMP OUT IS THIS WEEKEND!!!!

Posted on May 19 2016 - 10:19pm

If family is attending the camp out, be prepared for an awesome experience!

A couple of important reminders:

   The weather forecast for the Sherando area this weekend includes some rain. Please remember to bring rain gear. 

   Class A uniforms are required for the Grand Caverns tour.

   Class B uniforms (yellow pack t-shirts) are required for all other activities.

   If you are planning to fish, be advised that a freshwater fishing license AND and trout fishing license are required for all anglers 16 years of age or older.

Year End Picnic

Posted on May 19 2016 - 10:05pm

 

PACK 788 PICNIC

The annual Pack Picnic is scheduled for Friday, June 10th from 6:00-8:00. 

This will be a pot luck event, in which the Pack will supply the main course and families will bring a side dish to share.

The picnic is always a very fun celebration. We will share a meal and have fun playing games. Also, any remaining awards will be presented to the scouts and each scout who attends will receive their scout handbook for next year. 
 
If you are planning to attend the picnic, please click on the link below to RSVP and indicate which side dish you will bring.
 

 

Cardinal District Day Camp

Posted on May 19 2016 - 10:04pm

Registration for the Cardinal District Day Camp is still open. Day camp runs from June 20 - June 24. For additional information and to register, click on the link below.   

For each scout that attends, a parent or guardian must volunteer as a chaperone as described in the information available on the website.   
 
Additionally, Pack 788 must have one full-time adult staff volunteer for every ten scouts attending OR two set-up volunteers for June 19 and two take-down volunteers for June 24.
 

After you register online you must complete the registration process by emailing Anne Keo at keoteach25@yahoo.com (the Pack 788 Day Camp Coordinator) and let her know that you have done so. You will need to provide Anne with the days that you can chaperone at camp and tell her if you paid the camp fee using the online payment option. Anne will be handling the chaperone schedule and collecting payments as needed.

Additional information can be found in the Day Camp Parent Guide, which is attached.

Important Date Changes

Posted on May 12 2016 - 11:16pm

Sports Night is scheduled for Monday, June 27 (not June 22nd as was advertised in the rank award hand out).

Water Night has been rescheduled for Monday, July 11.

Upcoming Events and Reminders

Posted on May 12 2016 - 11:08pm

 

Upcoming Events and Reminders

  • Spring Camp Out - May 20-22 at Sherando Lake Recreation Area.
  • The Pack 788 picnic is scheduled for June 10 at 6:00 pm at Christ Church.
  • June 20-24 - Cardinal District Day Camp.
  • Monday, June 27 - Sports Night at Christ Church.
  • Water Night at Christ Church - Monday, July 11 at Christ Church.
  • Monday, August 29 - Rain Gutter Regatta at Christ Church.
  • To view all Pack 788 activities, visit www.pack788.org and click on the calendar link in the menu box.

Friends of Scouting

Posted on Apr 28 2016 - 9:44pm

 

Thank you to all the Pack 788 families who returned a pledge envelope!

We would like to remind everyone that Friends of Scouting pledge cards are still being collected. 

At Pack 788, as with all packs in the council, we aim for 100% participation in the Friends of Scouting campaign, regardless of the pledged amount. If your family can pledge as little as $1.00, please do so. The sealed envelopes will be delivered to the council headquarters unopened, so no one in Pack 788 will be able to view the pledged amount.   

If your family has not returned your pledge, please return it to Tom Tyler. If you have not yet received your pledge card, they will be available at all pack events.

The purpose of the Friends of Scouting campaign is to ensure that the Heart of Virginia Council of the BSA has adequate funding to support each scout in the packs within the district. The cost to support one scout for one year is $250.00.

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