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November News 2019

posted Jan 26, 2020, 10:10 PM by Margo Wei

Harvest Project - Pack 550 families helped to pick 12,000 pounds of food (6 tons) at the Harvest Service Project. We picked pumpkins and squash and pulled carrots and beets for donation to Hopelink.


Chocolate Update

The deadline is upon us for ordering chocolate.  Please place your order by November 4th by emailing it to Shaiza and cc:ing the Chocolate Liaison for your den. If you have any questions you can ask your liaison or Shaiza.  


You may do pre sales by taking the marketing brochure Shaiza gave out at the pack meeting and sharing it with family, friends and neighbors. Some people do all their sales before the chocolate arrives. Others order the chocolate and then they go sell the product.  It is up to individual families. You can market them as great holiday gifts and teacher gifts!  


Game Night is coming!

Bring your favorite board game and come play with your pack at Kirkland Congregational Church, [b]Friday November 15th, 6:45pm to 8pm. [/b]Siblings of all ages welcome, we'll have games especially for our youngest pack and family members.

RSVP for Game Night (Sign up is in your email)

Sign up to bring food or volunteer for Game Night (Sign up is in your email)


Veteran’s Day Ceremonies at School!

We will be doing the flag ceremony at both Lakeview and Peter Kirk Elementary for the Veteran’s Day Assemblies. If your child attends Lakeview and would like to participate, please contact Cheryl. If your Scout attends Peter Kirk and would like to participate, please contact Margo.   


Veteran’s Service Day Project - Pack 550 Scouts and their families are invited to the Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2019 beginning promptly at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Hills Memorial Park Cemetery in Bellevue. Immediately after the ceremony all scouts are invited to place flags on our veterans' graves. This is a wonderful opportunity for Scouts to serve the community in a meaningful and memorable way. Scouts should wear their uniforms while attending this event. We will not be meeting as a group there, but individual families can attend on their own. It’s a really easy way to address some of the Duty to God requirements for dens, at different levels, in a non-religious way.  There is a Duty to God requirement for each age in Cub Scouts. You can refer to the required advancements your kids are working on. You can click on this page to see the requirements. http://usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/intro.asp


Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop) Scout Day

Calling all Pack 550 Cub Scouts!You are invited to attend the annual Fall Scout Day at the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop) on November 23, 2019.  You, your family and friends can visit the museum and the special exhibition, Minecraft: The Exhibition, and leave with a fun patch (while supplies last)!

[b]Ticket costs are as follows[/b] and include access to the entire museum including the special exhibition:

  • $12.00 each:  Adults and children 13 and older

  • $9.00 each: Children 5-12 years old

Purchase directly from the Museum by visiting: Scout Day Tickets 

Please note the museum's order deadline is November 17. Tickets purchased online are nonrefundable.  Activity and patch pick-up will be located next to Indie Game Revolution.

Please complete the sign up genius so we can track who will be attending after you buy your tickets. (sign up in your email)

Questions?  Ask Julie.

 

Photos from the Pack Picnic!- Thanks to Mark for taking beautiful photos at the pack picnic!  Families, you won’t want to miss seeing your kids in these! View photos from the link in your email.


Parent Volunteers Needed:  Please sign up to help with an event.  Even if you are new to Scouting, we can mentor you and walk you through the process of leading an event. [/b]We need every family to help with an event or leadership at some point during the year. [b]  Thank you for your help! Please e-mail Margo to let her know what you can help with. 


MLK Service Project 1/20/20 -  Communicate the event, be the contact person, attend the event, and communicate who attended.

Blue and Gold Party 2/4/20- Committee of 2-3 to help plan the event.

Pinewood Derby 2/18/20 (February) - Committee of 2-3 to plan the event.

LEAP Day Event, 3/13/20 - Communicate the event, be the contact person, attend the event, and communicate who attended.

Green Kirkland (service) 3/21/20- Communicate the event, be the contact person, attend the event, and communicate who attended.

Scouting for Food (service) - March or April -(2) Organize and Coordinate event

Hike 3/28/20 - Communicate the event, be the contact person, attend the event, and communicate who attended.

Earth Day Service Project 4/18 or 4/25[/b] - Communicate the event, be the contact person, attend the event, and communicate who attended.


Thank you! 

Thank you to Julie B.  for being our Secretary, Justin Z.  for being our Assistant Cub Master, and Shaiza D. and Alif N. for organizing chocolate sales!  We are so grateful for your help! Please thank them when you see them!


Did you know Pack 550 has a Facebook page? [/b]Like us and share our news with prospective families!  ht

tps://www.facebook.com/kirklandcubscoutpack550/


Pack 550 Upcoming Events

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[b]Upcoming Dates![/b]

November 1 (Friday) Zoo Snooze!

November 1-3 (Friday-Sunday) Webelos Outreach (for 4th and 5th graders)

November 5 (Tuesday) Pack Meeting - Animal Encounters

November 11 ( Monday ) Veterans Day Service Project - Sunset Memorial Park 

November 15 (Friday) Game Night

December 3 (Tuesday) Pack Meeting

December 7 (Saturday) Redmond Lights

January 7 (Tuesday) Pack Meeting


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