<![CDATA[BSA Cub Scouts Pack 13 - Mansfield, MA - NewsBlog]]>Thu, 07 Jan 2016 22:59:18 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Annual Angle Tree Fishing Derby - June 1st]]>Sun, 05 May 2013 23:32:55 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/may-05th-2013 Annual Angle Tree Fishing Derby

Fulton’s Pond Mansfield
June 1st, 2013
9:00AM to 1:00PM


Annawon Council's Angle Tree District will be holding their Annual Fishing Derby at Mansfield's Fulton Pond (right behind our meeting place). 
Please bring your own fishing equipment.

$5.00 Entry Fee
Awards for Biggest Fish & Most Fish
State Wide “License Free” Fishing Weekend!

Please Register online at annawonbsa.org

Please wear your Class B Uniforms
(that is, the Pack T-shirt)

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<![CDATA[Outdoor Pack Meeting (Camp Everwood, Sharon, MA) Friday May 17th]]>Sun, 05 May 2013 23:26:44 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/-outdoor-pack-meeting-camp-everwood-sharon-mafriday-may-17thThe outdoor pack meeting will be at Camp Everwood in Sharon. It is located at 125 Lakeview Street in Sharon. Directions are here: http://www.everwooddaycamp.com/everwood-day-camp-parents/driving-directions .

Things to know:
a) The meeting will be on Friday, May 17th at 7:00. Given the fun that can be had around the campfire on a spring evening, we may go a little later than usual, but will try to be wrapped up by 8:30-8:45. We will wrap up the “business” part of the meeting towards the front, so anyone with younger scouts who is concerned about the later time can feel free to leave when they feel it appropriate.
b) There are restroom facilities there, and we do have a building we can use in case of poor weather. So we are planning on being there rain or shine.
c) The pack will be providing drinks and ingredients for the scouts to make S'mores.
d) We will be doing the meeting around a camp fire. For those wishing more comfort than can be found sitting on the ground, some sort of chair may not be a bad idea.
e) “A scout is prepared.” Don’t forget flashlights and bug spray!
f) We would like each den to prepare a skit or a song to share. As time permits, we will also allow individuals or small groups to freelance. Always fun!
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<![CDATA[Welcome!  We have an exciting 2012/2013 program coming up!]]>Sat, 01 Sep 2012 18:43:13 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/welcome-we-have-an-exciting-20122013-program-coming-upGreetings all scouts new and old,

I hope that everyone has been enjoying their summer.  While we have not been having regular den and pack meetings, the Pack has not been idle!  Many scouts attended day camp at Camp Norse or overnight camp at Camp Carpenter and had a blast with activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, athletics, Archery, and BB shooting.  There have been other fun pack events such as an overnight camping trip in the outfield of McCoy Stadium after watching a Pawsox game, attending a Red Sox game and a Pack ice cream social.

Our volunteer adult leaders have not been idle either!  We held our annual pack planning meeting and this upcoming year looks awesome!  We are planning some really cool pack sleepovers including sleeping on a battleship at Battleship Cove, the Mystic Aquarium, a camping overnight at Camp Norse, and a possible adventure night at the Foxboro YMCA.  We have some other really fun activities in the works as well such as indoor rock climbing, a hayride, tubing at Nashoba, and attending events such as a Providence Bruins game, Monster Truck Jam, and Harlem Globetrotters.  As usual we will also be holding our annual Pinewood Derby and Rocket Launch.

You can review the entire 2012/2013 calendar on our Pack 13 Event Calendar page.

Our regular den meetings will be starting on the week of September 10 and our first pack meeting will be on Friday Sept 21st.  Your den leaders should be in touch to give you details.

For new incoming Tigers (incoming 1st graders), we will be determining a meeting day and time shortly for den meetings and breaking up into as many dens as needed (6-8 scouts per den).  Tiger parents, please contact our cubmaster Paul Wheeler if you have any questions.  He can be reached at cubmaster@pack13.org.

Yours in Scouting,
Kevin Mocklin

Pack Committee Chair
Cub Scout Pack 13
Mansfield, MA
508-339-7078 (Home)
774-266-0274 (Cell)
kevin.mocklin@gmail.com ]]>
<![CDATA[Time change for Pinewood Derby]]>Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:33:22 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/time-change-for-pinewood-derbyPlease note that the time for the Pinewood Derby on Saturday March 17 has been shifted one hour later to try and accommodate those people planning to attend the character breakfast at Jordan/Jackson.  The races will now start at 10:00am instead of 9:00am.  The full schedule and other details for the derby can be found on the Pinewood Derby event page.


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<![CDATA[Date Change for Council Arrow of Light]]>Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:29:46 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/date-change-for-council-arrow-of-lightPlease note that date of the Council Arrow of Light Ceremony at Bishop Feehan has been changed to April 12 (Thursday).  

Check-in is at 7:00pm
. The ceremony begins at 7:30pm.  Get there early to get the best seats!

Note: this ceremony is for all Webelos II's crossing over to a Boy Scout Troop.  More details will be following, as we get closer to the event.
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<![CDATA[USS Salem Overnighter - April 28 (deadline is Feb. 28)]]>Tue, 07 Feb 2012 18:38:30 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/uss-salem-overnighter-april-28-deadline-is-feb-28When: Overnight April 28 (Sat) to April 29 (Sun)
   Deadline: Feb 28
Where: the former Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts
Cost: $45 per person
Join the Pack in an exciting night aboard the world's only preserved Heavy Cruiser, the USS Salem
CA-139.
The USS Salem Overnight Sleepover includes:
• Personalized Group Orientation
• Admission to all on-board museums
• Special Overnight Adventurers Ships tour
• Participation in USS Salem Activities & Training
• Berthing in crew’s quarters
• Full dinner, breakfast and snacks
• Movies
• Boston Harbor Cruise on Sunday morning
The Overnight Adventure offers participants activities that include simulated combat situations such as radar tracking, damage control and simulated fire fighting. Other activities include scavenger hunts, cold water survival and hoisting as well as first aid. Even though the USS Salem is a museum it's the hands-on aspect of the program that makes itunique.  Adventurers get access to areas of the ship off-limits to regular guests. They even sleep in the same bunks used by naval personnel and eat in the same mess decks!
Please sign-up with your den leader, at the February Pack Meeting or with Mr. Dietel.
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<![CDATA[MonsterJam Monster Truck - Feb 24 (signup deadline = Feb 10)]]>Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:55:17 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/monsterjam-monster-truck-feb-24-signup-deadline-feb-10Come see the thrilling action of Monster trucks at the Dunkin' Donut center.  You'll see trucks with names, like "Grave Digger", "Maximum Destruction" and "Superman" do their stuff.  The thrilling stunts and raw power of these machines will be sure to take your breath away!

Date: Feb 24 (Fri.) 
Time: 5:00pm (Pit Party)
          7:30pm (Show)
Where: Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, RI.
Cost: $12 per person (all Scouts, friends and family are invited)
Don't miss out on the fun.  Sign-up with your den leader or Mr. Higgins by Feb 10.
Details Here
monster_-_pack_13_mansfield1.pdf
File Size: 1064 kb
File Type: pdf
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<![CDATA[Harlem Globetrotters - April 1 (signup deadline is Mar 9)]]>Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:46:52 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/harlem-globetrotters-april-1-signup-deadline-is-mar-9The Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2012 World Tour to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Providence this Spring 2012. Don’t miss a moment of captivating trick shots, high-flying dunks and ball-handling wizardry.

Date: April 1st (Sun) 2pm
Cost: $15 (all family members are invited)
ALL SCOUTS RECEIVE A FREE PATCH!
Don't miss out on the fun.  Sign-up with your den leader or Mr. Higgins by March 9.
Details here:
globe_-_pack_13_mansfield1.pdf
File Size: 1784 kb
File Type: pdf
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<![CDATA[Monster Trucks and Harlem Globetrotters!]]>Thu, 19 Jan 2012 02:32:37 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/monster-trucks-and-harlem-globetrottersWe are looking into two exciting events for March & April: Monster Jam and the Harlem Globetrotters!  Both events will be at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI.

Monster Jam is an exciting monster truck show.  Come see these big trucks roar around the arena, doing amazing stunts and crushing just about anything!

The Harlem Globetrotters will be bringing their antics to the Dunk.  Get close & personal with the team & see a fun and exciting game.

Both events will be open to the entire family.  Look for details soon ]]>
<![CDATA[Pinewood Derby Details (& we need your help!)]]>Thu, 19 Jan 2012 02:09:56 GMThttp://www.pack13.org/newsblog/pinewood-derby-details-we-need-your-helpPlease see the rules and schedule for the Pinewood derby in our Events page. 

The Race is on Saturday, March 17 in the Robinson School.
All racers must register their car at weigh-in night (Wednesday, March 14).

We need alot of help to run the event.  Parents, please look over the teams on the website, and help out where you can ]]>