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Pack 505 Families:


Our service project for this month is for our Scouts to reach out to members of our community living in assisted living communities.


What?Your Scout should prepare a card, letter, art work, or other creation to share with a senior member of our community. The message should be positive and uplifting.


We have prepared a template for your Scout to use. Your Scout does not have to use this template.


Who?Your Scout may mail their cards, art, and other creations to residents at assisted living communities. We have reached out to two communities who welcome letters from our Scouts. If you know of another senior community, or individual, who is in need of uplifiting your Scout may send their cards to them.


THE GARDENS AT BELLAIRE 4620 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire, Houston, Texas 77401

CLAREWOOD HOUSE 7400 Clarewood Drive, Houston, Texas 77036


Help Us Track.Pack 505 needs to track our community service hours for reporting to our council.Please complete this form to help us report.


Please feel free to contact me (713) 471-4784 or atkyleverret@gmail.comif you have any questions about this project or Scouting while we Scout Remotely.


Remember, if your Scout has not made their rank yet, they can still work on advancement. If you need help with this, please reach out to me, Bonnie Nelson, and your den leader.


As Scouts, we are to "Help Other People At All Times." These times present special challenges to us, our children, and our communities. If you, your family, or someone you know is in need of anything, please reach out to me: (713) 471-4784 orkyleverret@gmail.com.


Yours in Scouting,

Kyle Verret

Cubmaster, Pack 505



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Hello Pack 505 Families, It is that time of year where we start planning our kids summer activities. Cub Scouts offers a few wonderful programs that you might want to consider for your child. Twilight Camp (June 1-5, 2020; 6 - 9 pm) For Scouts going into 2nd to 5th grade, you can drop off at Twilight Camp. Cub Scouts going into first grade (our current Lions) will need an adult partner. Adults, please consider volunteering to help with this camp. Volunteers will need to take a training class and have current youth protection. Register here: http://twin-bayou.shac.org/twilight-camp Scouts @ HMNS (various dates) The Houston Museum of Natural Science offers a program for our Scouts. You register through the online box office for the museum, or in person.

A few Pack families will be attending the week of July 6. More information here: http://www.hmns.org/wp-co...ooklet.pdf Bovay Resident Camp (various dates; Pack 505 will attend July 12-15) Summer Camp for our Scouts. Lots of fun with archery, BB guns, fishing, and a pool to cool off in. The Pack traditionally camps during the first session, which will be July 12-15 this year. Registration opens soon at https://www.samhoustonbsa...ident-camp Pack 505 Summer Scouts Patch We will have an opportunity for your Scout to earn a Pack 505 patch for continuing their Scouting through the summer. More information to come soon. Pack 505 Summer STEM Nova Our Pack Nova counselors and Supernova mentors are planning to have a few STEM days through the summer. More information to come soon. If you are interested in helping with this program, please email me. Please email me if you find any other opportunities for our Scouts for this summer.


Yours in Scouting,

Cubmaster Kyle

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In addition to our Pack 505 events, membership in Scouting provides many opportunities for our Scouts. These events are not hosted by Pack 505.

Scouts Nights at Monster Jam

January 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm

February 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm

February 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Monster Truck Jam at NRG Stadium. Lots of noise and big trucks. Visit Ticketmaster.com and use the password BSMJ20 under “Offer Code.”  Purchase tickets here.


Science Fair at the Scout Fair

April 4, 2020 NRG Arena, during Scout Fair

Wolf Cubs to Eagle Scouts can enter this science fair (there are age categories). Register now and have your Scout start working on their project.

Find out more here.


Adventure Camp at Bovay Scout Ranch

February 28, - March 1, 2020; March 6-8, 2020; March 27-29, 2020;

April 17-19, 2020; May 1-3, 2020; May 15-17, 2020

Adventure Camp is weekend campout for Cub Scouts and their families at Bovay Scout Ranch. Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts and their families will enjoy an exciting variety of activities at several program areas. Meals are eaten in the air-conditioned dining hall. A staff member in each area will provide program supplies and support the parents who will be invited to assist in leading the activities.

Register for Adventure Camp

GREAT IDEAS FOR DENS:


Space Center Houston Scout Camp-In

Space Center Houston engages Scouts in an interactive and hands-on learning environment. Scouts will have an enriched experience in our Camp-In that teaches Scouts about the science, technology, engineering and mathematics involved with space exploration. Each camp-in is tailored to the individual ages of the Scouts. The activities are badge-inspired, STEM-based and all about space!

Wolves, Bears, Webelos, and Arrow of Light Only. Check website for dates. Register for Space Center Houston Camp-In

Armand Bayou Nature Center

Belt loop adventures offered for different ranks at various times. Go to Armand Bayou's website for details.


Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Cub Scouts program after Labor Days will be offered here. Details on the Arboretum's website.


Nature Discovery Center

Den leaders can schedule an outing / meeting at the Nature Discovery Center. Activities here require a 5 Scout minimum. (Our girl Lions den just had a great outing here). Visit the Nature Discovery Center to see what adventures they offer.


Scouting Opportunities In San Antonio:

Scout Night with San Antonio Rampage (Mar 21st, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM)

ScoutNight with the SA Missions (Jul 25th, 6:00 PM – Jul 26th, 2020, 8:00 AM)

Roars & Snores Scout Night at the San Antonio ZOO (Sep 19th, 6:30 PM – Sep 20th, 2020, 8:30 AM

For other Scouting events, check out the Sam Houston Area Council events page.


Check in with these locations for opportunities in the future:

STEM / Nova Day @ Sea Star Base

Visit the Sea Star Base website for more information.

Register with Bay Area Council.



If you learn about any other Scouting events, please email me so that I can share with the pack.

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