Announcements

Read the announcements below to see the cool and fun things which Pack 44 will be doing in the coming weeks.

French Creek Orienteering Day 2019

posted Mar 10, 2019, 6:45 AM by David Hoglund

This event is held by the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association for participants of all ages.  Are you ready to test your map reading and problem solving abilities?  Orienteering is a cross-country map and compass adventure designed to test map reading ability, compass skills, fitness and outdoor savvy of any unit regardless of size or experience.

Cub Scout Orienteering Event runs on Saturday, May 4th from 9:00 - 4:00 at French Creek State Park.  Cost is $8 per participant.  Parents and siblings are welcome to attend. If you are not doing the course you do not need to pay.

SIGN UPS ARE DUE BY FRIDAY APRIL 5.


Schedule

7:30 AM  - Leave for French Creek State Park
8:30 AM - Arrive at park and check in
9:00 AM - Basic Orienteering and Course Instruction
10:00 AM - Start morning orienteering course
Noon -      Lunch
1:30 PM - Review meeting for scored orienteering course
2:00 PM - Start of afternoon scored orienteering course
3:00 PM - Awards Ceremony
4:00 PM - Return to Lititz

Orienteering is the skill of using a map and compass to find your way to a destination or through a course.  The Delaware Valley Orienteering Association sponsors an annual orienteering competition for scouts in the Mid Atlantic region.  As a cub scout group we will be learning the basics of orienteering and trying out our teamwork and skills to find our way through a course.

2018 Breakfast Hike and Campout

posted Aug 18, 2018, 6:21 AM by David Hoglund

2018 Family Camp and Breakfast Hike - "911 Rescue"
The Horse-Shoe Trail District will once again be hosting a Cub Scout Family Camp and Breakfast Hike.  The theme for this year’s event will be “911 Rescue”.  

This is an excellent way for scouts of all ages to learn the basics of First Aid and CPR and learn that they too can save someone's life. 

Scouts and the families will have great time participating in activities on 3 different trails. There will be stations about emergency services, first aid and disability awareness.  In addition, BB and Archery are available and reserved for Youth age 6 and up.




2018 Pack 44 Fishing Derby

posted Apr 8, 2018, 6:07 AM by David Hoglund   [ updated Apr 8, 2018, 6:13 AM ]

The Pack 44 annual Fishing Derby will be Saturday April 28th, 8:30 a.m. until noon!! We will be fishing Lititz Run along 772 in the Riparian Park near the LEFC church.

Lititz Sportsmen will be stocking the stream with trout starting promptly at 9:00am.  The boys are expected to help with the stocking. 

For more information, please click on the information flyer and sign-up form located under "Scheduled Activities".

2018 Valley Forge Pilgrimage

posted Jan 23, 2018, 7:56 PM by David Hoglund

Join Pack 44 as we head to the Valley Forge Military Academy for the longest, continuous running scout event in the world...  The Valley Forge Pilgrimage!  See attached flyer for more information.  Pack 44 will meet at St. Pauls UCC lower parking lot at 7:30 am on Saturday March 10, 2018, and depart no later than 8:00 am to head to Valley Forge.  The event runs from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Please pack your own lunch as well as snacks and water.

2017 Lititz Halloween Parade

posted Sep 24, 2017, 11:23 AM by David Hoglund

Halloween ParadeJoin Pack 44 as we participate in the 2017 Lititz Halloween Parade!

2017 October Breakfast Hike

posted Sep 5, 2017, 6:22 PM by David Hoglund   [ updated Sep 5, 2017, 6:27 PM ]

Den Meeting Time Survey

posted Aug 4, 2017, 3:28 PM by Ryan Geesaman   [ updated Aug 4, 2017, 7:32 PM ]

Please let us know when your family would like to meet this year (one response per family please):

2017 Meeting Time Survey


Solar Eclipse Patch

posted Aug 2, 2017, 7:13 PM by Ryan Geesaman   [ updated Aug 2, 2017, 7:16 PM ]

You can earn this cool patch!

The requirements to earn the BSA 2017 Solar Eclipse patch are simple:

  1. Locate a site suitable for viewing either the total eclipse or the partial eclipse.
  2. Describe how to safely view the eclipse.
  3. Discuss with your group what you saw and felt during the eclipse. If you can, post your comments and eclipse photos on social media with the hashtag #BSAEclipse2017.
    1. Cub Scouts—Discuss what a solar eclipse is with your leaders.

  4. For more information, visit:
  5. http://www.scouting.org/eclipse2017.aspx

http://www.scouting.org/eclipse2017.aspx

ZOO AMERICA

posted Sep 17, 2016, 4:59 AM by Big Gamer2017   [ updated Sep 17, 2016, 5:03 AM ]

Join Pack 44 at Zoo America on Saturday, October 22, 2016!  To learn more, please visit the webpage at https://sites.google.com/site/pack44lititz/activities/zoo-america

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