Indoor Rock Climbing & Archery| BSA BaseCamp at Ft Snelling | Sun, Jan 14 | 2-4:30pm

EventSONY DSC:  January Pack Meeting- Indoor Rock Climbing & Archery

When:  Sunday January 14, 2018 2:00-4:30 p.m.

Where:  BSA BaseCamp at Fort Snelling

  • Update for Vikings fans: Basecamp staff is planning to have the Vikings pregame & kickoff (around 3:40pm) showing for us, so you shouldn’t miss the first part of the game. Should be able make it home before half time. Go Vikes!
    Indoor Rock Climbing- Staff will belay participants.  Harnesses and helmets are provided.  Climbing wall modeled after St. Croix River bluffs near Taylors Falls.
  • Indoor Archery Range!
  • Lion scouts are welcome to attend at the discretion of their adult partners.  Basecamp policy does state that archery and rock climbing minimum age is Kindergarten, so if you feel your scout is ready for these activities please attend!
  • Siblings welcome, access to activities may be limited based on number attending.  Minimum age to participate is Kindergarten and waiver form must be completed.
  • Scouts should wear their uniform or a scouting T-shirt.  CLOSED TOED SHOES also required to participate in rock climbing.
  • Please print, read, sign and bring waiver form for the participating scouts.   You can also complete this form at Basecamp the day of the event, there will be plenty of copies there as well.
  • Contacts: Mark Felton, Brian Edds


Location: Base Camp is conveniently located off of Highway 55 and Bloomington Road in Fort Snelling, Minnesota, 1/3 of a mile from the Fort Snelling Light Rail station.
Base Camp
201 Bloomington Road
Fort Snelling, Minnesota

Pinewood Derby! | Sat, Jan 27 | 8:15-11:30am | Holy Family High School- Victoria

  Pack 303 Pinewood Derby Race at Holy Family High School in Victoria

  Saturday, January 27th, 2018  |  8:15-11:30am

Race Day Schedule:

            • Rank                    Check In              Race     
              Webelos II            8:15am                   8:30am
              Webelos               8:40                        8:55
              Bear                     9:05                        9:20
              Wolf                     9:30                        9:45
              Tiger                    9:55                       10:10
              Lion                    10:20                      10:35
              Pack Finals!                                       11:00
            •  Lake Minnetonka District Rules we follow should be posted at the following link>> 2018PinewoodDerbyRules
            • Cars are allowed to use graphite or oil-based lubricants.
            • If you use graphite please note the application of extra graphite is not allowed the school building.  Please apply any graphite prior to coming to the school.
            • Oil-based lubricants include products such as Krytox 100 and Nyoil.  Please use only a very small amount, application tips can be found online.
            • Awards will be presented following each race. Please go to the awards table following the end of your race.
            • The scale at the check-in table will be the official scale. When the car is ready, the Scout can bring it to the official table for check in and decide by the weight whether it is ready. Once the car has been checked in, it will no longer be available to the racer for adjustments.
            • There should be a practice track setup by Pack 330 at Holy Family High School on Saturday, January 20th from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm for any Scout wishing to test his car. There should be a scale and tools to help prepare the cars.
            • Top 2 finishers from each rank advance to the Pack Finals at 11am.
            • Top 3 finishers from each rank are encouraged to attend District finals in April…  more info here>> Link to District Finals Page
            • If you would like assistance building a car (tools, tips, etc) a pack leader can help.
            • Contacts: Kevin Walsh, Mark Felton, Brian Edds


Ice Fishing! | Sunday, Feb 11 | 3-5pm | Lake Susan

ice-fishing-1-w Sunday, February 11th, 2018  3:00-5:00 p.m.   Lake Susan Park (Access to lake at boat landing)

Pack Ice Fishing Event

            • Come learn how to catch fish the Minnesota way!
            • Dress warm and bring your ice fishing gear if you have it. Don’t worry if you don’t, the Pack will have some extra gear.
            • Pack will take care of drilling the holes needed, just need some hearty ice anglers to attend!
            • Watch for updates from the Pack due to any weather related issues.
            • All Cub Scouts and Adult Leaders should attend.
            • MN DNR Ice Guidelines
            • Contacts:  Mike Timm, Mark Felton, Brian Edds

Lake Susan with Arrows Clip

Blue & Gold Celebration! | Sunday, Feb 25 | 2-4pm | Chan American Legion

Arrow-of-Light1Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 |  2 – 4pm

Chanhassen American Legion Post 580

Blue & Gold Celebration!

  • Arrow of Light (AOL) Scouts will be recognized and cross over to Boy Scouts!
  • First year Webelos will also be recognized as the new leaders of the Pack
  • All Cub Scouts and families are encouraged to attend this event!
  • Professional entertainment (Kristoffer Olson, Funny Magician!) will be provided.
  • Informal buffet provided with sandwiches, snacks & dessert

Contacts:  Brian Edds

Other Upcoming Events!

Monthly Leader/Parent Planning Meetings at Chanhassen American Legion:

  • Jan 11     |   Thu  7pm  |  Chanhassen American Legion
  • Feb 8     |   Thu  7pm  |  Chanhassen American Legion
  • Mar 8     |   Thu  7pm  |  Chanhassen American Legion
  • Apr 12    |   Thu  7pm  |  Chanhassen American Legion
  • May 10    |   Thu  7pm  |  Chanhassen American Legion

Pack Events:

  • Mar 15     |  Thu 7pm                  |  Skit Night!
  • Apr 19      |  Thu 7pm                  |  Spring Scavenger Hunt!
  • May 18     |  Fri 7pm                    |  End of Year Celebration & Campout!

Council & District Events

  • 1st Thursday every month   |  7pm  |  District Roundtable  |  Mtka Community Ctr/other (check District website)