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Welcome to Pack 129 - Scout Strong in Alexandria for over 70 years

Welcome to the Pack 129 website! Cub Scout Pack 129 is the oldest continuously running Pack in the city of Alexandria having been initially chartered in March of 1942 and in continuous operation since then by Westminster Presbyterian Church. If you want more information on our Pack, use the 'CONTACT US' or the 'JOIN SCOUTING' links on the left menu for more information.

Cub Scouting is open to boys in grades 1 - 5.  Boys can join at any time. 

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Camping Deadline Approaching!

Posted by mburden on Mar 27 2017 - 8:55pm

ALL RSVPS AND PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY MARCH 31st FOR THE LAKE FAIRFAX TRIP ON APRIL 22nd.

***Please make sure to register, add to cart, then click the red "view cart" button on the left side of the page to pay via PayPal ****

April 22nd - One Night Camping

CHANGE OF VENUE - NEW LOCATION - Lake Fairfax Park - Less than an hour drive from Alexandria in Reston, VA.

Pack 129 will camp Saturday April 22nd at Lake Fairfax Park. The cost is $12 per family. Food will be organized and paid for at the Den level.

To RSVP - Login to the Pack Website, Find the Date for the Event on the Calendar, and Click on the Event.

http://www.pack129.us/home

 

Spring Camping Details

Posted by mburden on Mar 27 2017 - 8:46pm
We are planning two options for Spring camping.  We need you to register and make payments in advance, if you plan to join us, space is limited. Click Read More for additional details!

Want More Pinewood Derby?!?

Posted by mburden on Feb 7 2017 - 9:00pm

Didn't get enough at our Pinewood Derby?  Good news!  There's another chance to race and show off your (son's) hard work! At the Colonial District Pinewood Derby Race. You don't need to be the Pack 129 champion to attend.

Saturday, March 11, 2017
At the Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
6219 Villa Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22315
(Near intersection of Van Dorn and Franconia)
Inspection & Check-in:  8:00am – 9:30am    
Racing and Judging:  10:00am – ~Noon

More details available at:   NCAC BSA Website

Blue and Gold Banquet

Posted by mburden on Feb 5 2017 - 8:37pm

Our pack meeting this month will be the Blue and Gold Banquet, celebrating our 75th year of continuous operation.  The banquet will be held on February 24th at 6pm in Fellowship Hall.  We'll get Chick-Fil-A catering for the main course, and attendees will bring drinks, sides, and snacks.  There will be a cake decorating contest for PRIZES!  We'll also be playing BINGO!

Please RSVP at the SignUp Genius, and be sure to let us know how many people are coming.  This is important to get a count for our Chick-Fil-A order and room setup.  Also, we ask that each family bring something to serve about 8-10, based on scout rank:

Tigers:  Starch or Vegetable Sides, such as chips, mac & cheese, potatoes, salads, etc.  

Wolves:  Drinks or appetizers

Bears:  Fruit or healthy dessert

Webelos 1 & 2:  Salads or vegetable sides

For those interested in the Cake Competition, we need at least 8-9 large cakes.  Cakes need to be Cub Scout theme and made by the boys with help from families.  Sign up at the SignUp Genius!

George Washington Birthday Parade

Posted by mburden on Jan 30 2017 - 9:06pm

Pack 129 is registered to take part in the largest and oldest parade honoring the birth of George Washington on Presidents' Day (Monday, February 20th 2017)

The parade starts at 1pm, with the unit meeting up at 12 or 12:30 (depending on what order we're placed)

Please help us get a headcount by registering at:   SignUp Genius

More information on the parade is at:   WashingtonBirthday.com/parade

Consideration for carrying the Pack flags and banners will be given to those scouts whose families are first to sign up for attending. 

Brian Hoffer is the Pack POC for the event and can answer any questions at hofferb@gmail.com or by calling (571) 249-1932.  He will send out more information to participants as the time draws near to march and show off the Pack colors!

Scout Sunday - 5 February

Posted by mburden on Jan 22 2017 - 1:11pm

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting.

Sunday, 5 February is Scout Sunday.  All scouts are encouraged to attend their own place of worship in uniform.  As our chartering organization, all scouts are welcome to attend services at Westminster Church.  Please let your den leaders know if you have any questions. 

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