Akela's Tales

Pack 335 - October 16, 2015

Carnival Games Pack Meeting

  • Opening Flag ceremony
  • Talk time
  • Advancements
  • Closing Flag Ceremony
  • Games!

Popcorn Fundraising

Popcorn sales should be in full swing. Here's some important reminders:
  • Sales sheets are due to den leaders on October 31st
  • Money is due to den leaders on November 1st

Prizes this year are:
  • Chicago Wolves or Monster Jam tickets
  • Special Scout viewing of Star Wars - The Force Awakens
  • Minecraft style patches
  • Throw a pie at a Scout Leader
  • Reduced (or eliminated) Pack dues

Square credit card readers are now available. Please see our Popcorn Kernel Tom Boynton for all information about Square and popcorn sales.

Upcoming Pack Events

October 18th 12PM - Picnic and Corn Husking - Kline Creek Farm
Bring your own lunch and join us for a picnic at Kline Creek Farm. After picnicking we'll make a quick trip to Corn College, then harvest this year's crops and make corn shocks from the cut stalks. Then we'll create our own souvenir corn husk figures. Bring food, drink and gloves.

October 25th 12PM - Hiking Club - Herrick Lake
Our first hike for hiking club. Almost all ranks have some adventures that include hiking and preparing for a hike. Make sure to review the relevant sections your rank handbooks or talk to your Den leaders about any requirements that require any preparation for the hike.

November 7th 9AM - Yard Cleanup - Meet at Gary Church
This is a service project where we help Gary Church members clean up their fall leaves. Bring clothing appropriate for the weather, work gloves, rakes, and leaf bags.

December 4th 7PM - Pack Meeting - Gary Church
Activities yet to be determined. Pinewood Derby cars will be distributed.

Welcome Tiger Dens #9 and #10

We've got a another great group of boys coming into our Pack, and we're excited to get started exploring and learning with them.

Thanks much to our volunteers for Den Leader: Bear Ayala, Bob Styrkowicz, Greg Heavey, and Mike Oswald.

Calling All Wolf & Tiger Scout Parents

All of the following roles are currently covered by parents of older ranks. The future of your scout's pack depends on the parents of the Wolf and Tiger ranks growing into the leadership positions. Please carefully consider shadowing current leaders to take on one of the following positions. Feel free to contact Julie Noordhoek with any questions about these roles.

  • Committee Chairperson
  • Treasurer
  • Popcorn Lieutenant Kernel for 2016
  • Pinewood Derby
  • Committee Member
  • Spring Indoor Overnight Coordinator
  • Membership Coordinator

Thank you so much for your help!


DEN 6 - Wolf

Ari Grein - Call of the Wild Adventure

DEN 7 - Bear

Andrew Welninski - Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure

DEN 2 - Webelos I

Benjamin Adkins - Aquanaut Adventure

Nolan Arshad - Cast Iron Chef Adventure

Luke Baker - Cast Iron Chef Adventure

Harvey Fiorato - Cast Iron Chef Adventure

DEN 3 - Webelos I

Andrew Kammerzell - Build It Adventure, Duty to God and You Adventure
William M. Mann - Cast Iron Chef Adventure, Webelos Walkabout Adventure

Sam Noordhoek - Cast Iron Chef Adventure, Into the Woods Adventure, Duty to God and You Adventure, Duty to God in Action Adventure, Aquanaut Adventure

Caleb Watson - Cast Iron Chef Adventure

DEN 1 - Webelos II

David Allgood - Outdoorsman

Lukas Boynton - Compass Point emblem, East Compass Point, Webelos, Sportsman

Marc Duebener - Citizen, Citizenship Academic Pin, Citizenship Belt Loop, Outdoorsman, Webelos, Cast Iron Chef Adventure, Collecting Academic Pin, Compass Point emblem

Carter McCue - Athlete

Jimmy Paddock - Swimming Sports Pin, Art Belt Loop, Horseback Riding Belt Loop