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Cub Scout Pack 298
(Loveland, Colorado)
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Typical Pack 298 Events

September – Raingutter Regatta/Recruitment & Popcorn Sales

The month starts with a recruiting event that includes building boats to race in a raingutter.  Also, in mid-September the Cub Scouts sell popcorn to help raise funds for them and the pack.

October – Halloween Pack Meeting

November – Potluck Thanksgiving Feast

A special pack meeting to where we have a Thanksgiving feast.  During the feast we  present awards and recognition are presented as well as a skit, song or other entertainment by each den.

December – Christmas Pack Meeting

After the normal pack meeting agenda, the boys participate in games and activities.  One of these is generally a picture with Santa where he gives them a wrapped gift (their pinewood derby car).

January – Friends of Scouting (FOS) & Fun Activities


February – Blue & Gold Ceremony

Blue & Gold are the official boy scout colors.  This event celebrates the anniversary of scouting.  Generally, at the Blue & Gold ceremony, scouts will have earned their rank and are awarded it at this ceremony.  It is also a time when our 5th grade Webelo IIs ‘bridge’ over to become boy scouts.  It is a very touching and meaningful ceremony.  We always celebrate with a feast and fanfare.  

March – Pinewood Derby

This is where the boys (and anyone else) get to show off the derby car they made.  We award for Best in Show and for Speed.  We do NOT have a normal pack meeting during the pinewood derby.  

April – Cub Master Surprise Pack Meeting 

The Cub Master generally plans some fun events for the boys that follow typical pack meeting events.

May – Pack Graduation

This is where the boys officially move from one rank to the next.  All awards and recognitions happen a little differently as the boys are prepared for their next rank.  


During June, July and August we try to get the pack together once each month.  Various events can be planned including cook-outs, camping, hiking, swimming, picnic, etc.