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Wednesday, 30 March 2016 14:06

Cub Adventures-- Open House May 14

Come to Musser Scout Reservation and explore what the camp has to offer you and your cub scout this summer for FREE!  Bring a lunch or join us for a piscnic style lunch for just $5.00 (Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, all the fixins, Chips, Cookies, Bug Juice, and Coffee).  Activities will include Shooting sports (Archery BB Sling shots), STEM Activites, Handicraft, Sports, Nature, and MORE!!!

Where: Camp Hart, MSR

When:  May 14, 2016 9:00am-4:00pm (lunch served from 11:00am-1:00pm)

This is a free flowing day event.  You only need to check in when you arrive and then go where you want when you want.

Cost:  FREE without lunch, $5.00 if buying lunch

Register HERE to let us know you are coming!!!

Saturday, 10 October 2015 07:00

Mr. Skip's Night Hike October 24th 2015

Mr. Skip's Night Hike October 24th 2015

THE 2015 MR. SKIP'S NIGHT HIKE WAS HELD OCTOBER 24th 2015

40 Pictures from the 2015 Event 

We would like to thank all those who came out to make this event a memorable experience.  It was a great event that could have been shared with so many more.  After gathering at the dining hall, the groups walked over to the far side of camp on the other side of the Unami creek by natural light.  There they met Miller Mullen who explained how water power from the nearby streams was harnessed to grind grain into flour by putting it between two rotating grinding stones with just enough space between them to make flour or meal without touching.

Published in News
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 09:22

Continental District Packs

Pack 36
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
35 Wilson Ave., Gilbertsville, PA
Mondays @ 7:00 PM

Cubmaster
Robert Braglio
(610) 473-8414
mbraglio@gmail.com

Committee Chair
Bob Kelly
(610) 473-1355
bkpack36@gmail.com

Pack 73
St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Rt. 73 & Neiffer Rd., Obelisk, PA
Tuesdays @ 7:00 PM

Cubmaster
Andrew Toburen
(267) 644-1489
atoburen@comcast.net

Committee Chair
Katrina Gable
(610) 754 -0838

Pack 99
Grace Lutheran Church
N.
Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA
Mondays @ 7:00 PM

Cubmaster

pack99cubbies@hotmail.com

Committee Chair
Tony Masimove
(484) 624-5113
tmasimove007@hotmail.com

Pack 146
First Presbyterian Church
750 N. Evans St., Pottstown, PA
Mondays @ 7:00 PM

Cubmaster
Jim Brennan
(610) 323-0430
jambrea@comcast.net

Committee Chair
Allen Kratz
(610) 327-2251
akdnkratz@gmail.com

Pack 170
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
1244 St. Pauls Rd., Pennsburg, PA
Mondays @ 6:30 PM

Cubmaster
Erin Uber
(215) 679-0376
erinuber@yahoo.com

Committee Chair
Kahlil
Katool
(610) 427-3759
kahlil1013@gmail.com

Pack244
New Goshenhoppen Church
1070 Church Rd, East Greenville, PA
Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM

Cubmaster
Ron Godshall
(267) 923-8640
rgodshall@godshalls.com

Committee Chair
Matt Sparr
(610) 845-3845
matthewspaar@hotmail.com

Pack 291
Shepherd of the Hills Church
527 Hoffmansville Rd, Bechtelsville, PA
Thursdays @ 7:00 PM

Cubmaster
Eric Buchanan
(610) 370-3204
eric.buchanan@gmail.com

Committee Chair
Linda Moyer
(610) 367-1731
lbmoyer5@aol.com

Pack 367
New Hanover Lutheran Church
2941 Lutheran Rd, Gilbertsville, PA
Mondays @ 7:00 PM

Cubmaster
James Atkins III

(267) 288-9940
masterscout@outlook.com

Committee Chair
Andy Van Dyke
(610) 906-2220
agvandyke@gmail.com

Pack 823
LDS Church
Maugers Mill Rd., Pottstown, PA
Wednesdays @ 7:00 PM

Cubmaster
Boris Wilson

boriswilson35@gmail.com

Committee Chair
Donna Holladay
(610) 495-8848
holladayshopping@verizon.net

Pack 1918
Wyndcroft PTO

Cubmaster
Tracy Launders
(215) 703-3162

jhlaunders@verizon.net

Committee Chair
James Spencer
(610) 326-1000
kspencer@pol.net

Published in Cub Scouts
Thursday, 09 April 2015 14:41

Pinewood Derby April 16, 2016

Google form

District Pinewood Derby

April 16th at First Presbyterian in Pottstown 


 Please fill out this google form with the name of Scout that quailfied for the district race! 

Jim Brennan is the point of contact for the race his email is jmbscout146@comcast.net

 
2016 Derby to be held April 16, 2016

 

Published in Events
Thursday, 13 November 2014 17:56

2016 Klondike Derby

2016 Continental District Klondike Derby
JANUARY 15, 16, 17 2016 at CAMP HART

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Published in Events
Saturday, 18 October 2014 18:50

Program Changes Coming for Cub Scouts

As a result of a concerted effort by volunteers and professionals, significant changes are coming in the Cub Scout advancement program.  The primary objective of these changes is to match the program to the wants and needs of today's youth. The changes were also done to provide more FUN in the program. These changes will become dffective June 2015 (or the beginning of the program year in September 2015).

First, what is NOT changing:

  • Family Focus – Scouting has and will always be a family program
  • Maintaining the concept of “Akela” as the Leader.
  • Cub Scout sign (Wolf Ears), salute, handshake, and motto (“Do your Best” – how we judge accomplishments)
  • Rank system (Bobcat, Tiger, Wolf, Bear, WEBELOS, and Arrow Of Light).
  • Outdoor program
  • Delivery Model – Most of the advancement will be done at den mtgs.
  • Other recognition
    • Cub Outdoor Program award
    • Summertime Pack award
    • STEM & STEM Nova award

What is Changing?

  • ONE Oath and Law – Retiring the Cub Scout Promise and the Law of the Pack and use the Boy Scout Oath and Law
  • Pack and Den activities will align more with the Aims and the Mission of the BSA
  • Tiger Cubs will officially be known as Tigers and they will have a new image
  • Adventures will replace Achievements: it will take 2 to 3 meetings to complete one Adventure, for which Belt Loops will be awarded.
  • Current “Immediate Recognition” items (Tiger Beads & Tracks, Wolf & Bear Progress beads, WEBELOS Compass Point pins) will be discontinued
  • Arrow Points will be discontinued; boys will continue working on Adventures Belt Loops
  • Sports and Academic Program will be retired; the best of the program will be incorporated into several of the Adventures
  • For WEBELOS, Adventure Pins will replace Activity Pins
  • WEBELOS prerequisite for Arrow of Light have been removed
  • An Adventure was created to give a better understanding of the WEBELOS to Scout transition plan for boys, leaders, and parents

Additional information is available on the national website.

Published in CS Advancement
Sunday, 27 July 2014 12:01

MR SKIPS NIGHT HIKE Oct 24, 2015

70 Pictures from the 2014 event

Video from the 2014 event 

!!BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!

MR. SKIP'S NIGHT HIKE

SATURDAY, October 24. 2015

7:00PM-10:00 PM

CAMP HART - MUSSER SCOUT RESERVATION

 

 

 

Published in Events
Thursday, 03 January 2013 17:04

STEM Volunteers Needed

STEM is part of an initiative the Boy Scouts of America has taken on to encourage the natural curiosity of youth members and their sense of wonder about these fields through existing programs. From archery to welding, Scouts can't help but enjoy the wide range of STEM-related activities. To support this initiative, the BSA developed the Nova Awards program so that youth members have fun and receive recognition for their efforts.

Check out National's NOVA website

 

For more information contact Bob Ames

Thursday, 12 May 2011 19:24

Past Day Camp Photos & Videos

Check out our photos from past year Day Camps on our Facebook Page!

Cradle of Liberty Day Camps

 

Click here for a great Cradle of Liberty Camp promotion video featuring all of our camps!

 

Published in Photos & Videos
Thursday, 12 May 2011 19:05

Cub Scout Day Camp FAQs

What is Cub Scout Day Camp?

Cub Scout Day Camp is a five day, fun-filled experience that offers opportunities for all levels of Cub Scouting to participate in activities that are designed to build mental fitness, physical skills, and character. And it is A LOT OF FUN!

Where are the Camps?

Day Camps are located in or near each District in the Cradle of Liberty Council. Click here to find the camp closest to you. All cubs and their families are welcome to attend any camp in the Council.  Each camp is unique enough that your Scout will enjoy multiple weeks of Day Camp at various locations.

What will my Cub Scout do at Camp?

Each camp has a variety of age-appropriate games and sports, crafts, and other activities that will help your Cub have a Scouting Adventure! Belt loops, activity pins, and other advancement are earned at each camp.

How much does camp cost?

Early Bird Fee

(before 5/1) 

Regular Fee

(after 5/1)

Scout with

Adult Vol. Fee ** 

Sibling

Fee

$115.00 $140.00  $25.00 $25.00
** For a Scout to qualify for this rate, an adult must volunteer on the day camp staff for the entire week    

Camperships

Camperships are available to Cub Scouts in need on a first come first serve basis. Click here for more information and a Campership Application.

Can I bring my Cub's siblings?

Most camps have a Kids Korner program available for the children of camp volunteers. Check with your Day Camp Director for age minimums and any other requirements. All sibling campers must be potty trained. Camps also offer a sibling program for their volunteer's Cub Scout-age children (7-10), in which siblings will participate in the same activities as Cub Scouts. Kids Corner is only available for the children of our volunteers. Parents with children in the Sibling program and/or Kids Korner MUST volunteer for the full week.

Do I have to volunteer?

Cub Scout Day Camp would be lost without its youth and adult volunteers. Adults learn a lot and will be inspired and engaged in the idea of Scouting and camping. Adults can volunteer from one to five days and serve in a variety of staff roles. Adults who volunteer for a full week can bring their Cub Scout to camp FOR ONLY $25! Youth volunteers are also needed to serve as Den Chiefs and assist in program areas.

Does an adult have to attend camp with a Tiger Scout?

Yes.  Tiger Scouts (those going into 1st grade) must have an adult with them at all times including at Day Camp.  Tiger Scouts and their adult partner do everything together in Scouting.  This is per the BSA and applies to Day Camp the same as it does to den and Pack meetings or any other Scouting activity. The "Tiger Partner" does not have to be Mom or Dad. A Guardian, Grandparent, Aunt/Uncle, Older sibling (over 18), etc (with parental consent) is welcome to volunteer as the Tiger Partner.

Do I have to pre-register?

All camp attendees (both adults and youth) must be pre registered for camp by two weeks before camp starts.  Walk-ins on the first day of camp will not be accepted.  All registration forms must come through council, not sent directly to camp directors.  Adult and Youth Volunteers need to apply early so camp directors can place them in their positions/dens for camp. Registration will be available online soon.

Click here for registration information.

Training

Adult volunteers must be Youth Protection trained before applying to camp.  Den Chief applicants must be Den Chief trained and present a letter of reccomendation from their Scoutmaster (or equivalent for female applicants).  Those without training or letters of reccomendation will not be considered.

Youth Protection training: myscouting.org

Den Chief Training: online or check the council calendar for in person classroom style training

What is the refund policy?

Since the camps have incurred expenses related to the reservation such as program materials, $25 of the camp fee is non-refundable under any circumstances. The refund of the balance of any fees paid will be based upon the proximity to your arrival date in camp and if it meets the criteria outlined below. Within 30 days of your arrival date at camp, refunds will only be considered for the following reasons:

- Scout's illness -- written statement required from physician

- Extreme family emergency -- written statement required from parent

- Summer School -- written statement required from school principal or guidance counselor

In all cases, requests for refunds must be in writing and submitted to the Cradle of Liberty Council Camping Office on or before your arrival date in camp.

Contact the COL Day Camp Staff Advisor (John Bickle) at (484)654-9235 or your Day Camp Director if you have other questions.

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