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Pinewood Derby 2018 Rules and Info

Oh, yes, it’s that time of year again! This year’s Pack 196 Pinewood Derby will be held on Saturday, February 24 beginning with a 9 a.m. check-in and a 9:30 a.m. flag ceremony. Optionally, you can check in your vehicle on Friday night at 6 p.m. — everything will be taking place at Cross Tracks [...]

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Renew Your Membership, Transfer or Join Online Now!

Don’t fret if you missed last night’s recruitment event. Whether you’re new to Scouting or whether you’re renewing an existing membership (or transferring to Pack 196), you can still do all this online — and even pay for a t-shirt. Existing members of Pack 196 just need to pay their annual dues, while we have [...]

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Participate in Summertime Pack Activities, 2017

Boys who participate in three Summertime Pack events (one each in June, July, and August) are eligible to receive the National Summertime Award pin. Please wear your class B uniform to all Summertime Pack events to represent Cub Scouts. Below are the options for June and July in the summer of 2017. We’ll update this [...]

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Mark Your Calendars for the Blue & Gold Banquet, 2017

After the Pinewood Derby, our Pack’s next big event will be the Blue & Gold Banquet, which will be held in the Junior High School Gym on February 27th. All of your family members are welcome to attend, so put it on your calendar now. We’ll update you about the cost and RSVP process closer [...]

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It’s Pinewood Derby time again! Scouts should be receiving their kits and numbers from their Den Leaders at an upcoming meeting if they haven’t yet done so. For the uninitiated, here’s how the Cub Scouts describe the event: “The pinewood derby is one of the most popular and successful family activities in Cub Scouting. Pinewood derby [...]

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Scout Night with the Austin Spurs 12/3

The Austin Spurs are excited to continue the great tradition of Scout Night! As previous years, the team will host a pregame basketball clinic and have some on-court activities post-game. All Scouts who participate in this night will receive an Austin Spurs Patch. The basketball clinic will be held at the PAC (Premier Athletic Complex) [...]

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RSVP For Our Fall Campout!

Pack 196 Scout Parents:  It’s nearly time for our Fall Campout, so please RSVP as soon as possible and get more details and directions on our private TroopTrack site. (Contact the Pack 196 Webmaster if you are having trouble logging in.) The per-family fee for the event is $10.00. We are really looking forward to [...]

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Join Cub Scouts or Renew Your Membership Online Now!

Eager to join Cub Scouts for the first time, or would you like to complete your annual membership renewal now, rather than waiting for the official Pack 196 recruiting night on Monday, September 12? Well, you’re in luck! This year, we’ve added website functionality that will let you pay your annual dues securely online with [...]

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From Facebook: Hands on History Night at Camp Mabry

From Our Facebook Page: A fun Night at Hands on History at Camp Mabry. See the original post here. Posted by: Cathy Shore Hoysa

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Head out to the Ball Game with your fellow Cub Scouts and members of our charter organization — the Liberty Hill United Methodist Church — as our local minor league baseball team plays the Memphis Redbirds on August 2 at 7:05 p.m.! The church choir will be singing the national anthem before the game and [...]

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