A proud member of the Harvest District of the Pennsylvania Dutch Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Chartered since March 1958; Located in Manheim Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

1/8/17

January Pack Meeting


January is National Hobby Month!

Come and be a part of the Pack 184 Museum of Hobbies and Collections at our January Pack Meeting by bringing something to show off and display!

You could bring…
·       A baseball, basketball, football, or Pokémon card collection
·       A rock, seashell, car, train, superhero, comic book, or LEGO collection
·       Sports gear you use for your favorite sport
·       Items you use for a family hobby like hiking, fishing, or camping



We will SCOUT around to see how many different things our friends collect with our “Find a Scout Who” board.
Date:  Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:  7:00 PM
@ St. Thomas Episcopal Church


12/3/16

December Pack Events

December 10th 9 - 11 am Car cutting clinic

Cedars Woodworking 630 West Fulton Street:
Scouts/families please be sure to have your design drawn directly on the block of wood using pencil prior to your arrival.






Pack Committee Meeting: Sunday, December 11th 4 pm

St. Thomas Church 301 St. Thomas Road:
All parents are welcome to attend. We will meet in room 12. Looking for new ideas and volunteers. 

Pack 184 Game/Movie Night: Friday, December 16th 6:30-9:30 pm

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Games will be from 6:30 - 7:30 pm and the movie will be from 7:30 - 9:30 pm. This is a drop off event for scouts and their school aged siblings. We are looking for 1-2 additional parents to volunteer for the evening. The pack will provide drinks and popcorn, if you would like to send along a snack to share that would be great!

Pack Meeting: Monday, December 19th 7 pm 

The Bear den will have a carnival for our activity after the meeting. Please remember to have your Hershey Bears hockey information/payment along if you plan to attend. This will be the last day that we will be able to accept payment for this event. Hope to see you out for a fun night out with the pack. After the carnival we will be sharing homemade cookies, so be sure to bring along some cookies to share with the pack.



11/27/16

Popcorn Money Due at Monday's Pack Meeting!

Even if you haven't been able to deliver and collect payment for all your orders, please bring a check payable to Pack 184 so that we can make our payment to the council without a late penalty.
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED!

11/14/16

Pack 184 Family Movie and Game Night

When:  Friday  November 1
Where:  St. Thomas Church
What:  Ice Age- Collision Course
Who:  The whole family! 
Why:  just for fun!

Doors open at 7:15, Movie starts at 7:30
Bring something soft to sit on (beanbag chair, pillows, blanket)
    and maybe a favorite game or two to play with friends.
Popcorn and drinks provided by pack.
Feel free to bring snacks to enjoy and share.
Hope you can make it!  

11/3/16

Committee Meetings & Popcorn Order Pickup

Pack 184’s Cub Scout Committee Planning meeting will be held at St Thomas Sunday 11/6 4:00 PM in room 15.  All parents are welcome to attend.
Following the meeting, at approximately 5:00PM,will be the Blue & Gold banquet planning meeting.  Anyone interested in assisting with this is invited to attend. 

Popcorn Pickup: 
For those that sold popcorn and nuts, please pick up your orders at Jill’s house (427 Rhoda Dr) either Friday 11/11 3:00-5:30PM OR Saturday 11/12 8:00 AM-12:00PM.  Call 824-4910 or email carr427@comcast.net if you cannot pick up your order during these times. 


10/27/16

Volunteers Needed!


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Thank you to those who have agreed to help plan the Blue & Gold Banquet on February 25.  Anyone else who is interested in this, please contact Susan Beck at shabeck8401@hotmail.com.

Additional Pack Needs:

Our most critical needs are:  Treasurer, Advancement Chair, and Committee Chair , who will be leaving at the end of February, as their sons are crossing over to boy scouts at that time.  Prior experience is not needed!  
  • Treasurer:  Manage the pack's checking account records, assist with registration payments, camp payments, etc.  Assist in developing an annual budget.  Report on finances at committee meetings.  Clearances required. 
  • Advancement Chair:  Monthly, place the order for badges, pins, etc. at the Council store (located outside Lancaster City) and prepare them for the pack meeting by sorting them into envelopes for each scout. Assist cubmaster in handing them out at the pack meeting. 
  • Committee Chair:  Plan monthly committee meeting agenda and facilitate meeting.  Assist cubmaster with planning pack level meetings and events.  Communicate with chartered organization (our host church) and local council.  Clearances required.  
  • Popcorn Kernel:  Organize this annual fundraiser.  Schedule Show & Sells, collect orders and place pack order.  Sort & distribute product, collect payment.   
  • Activities Coordinator:  Coordinate occasional events like a movie night, campouts, summer camp, pack hikes, etc.  
  • Assistant Cubmaster:  Assist Cubmaster in his routine duties.  Clearances required. 
  • P/R Communications:  Schedule recruiting events (usually a short hike in the spring, and manning a table at a few school events in the fall).  Post information on the blog.  Maintain blog and email account.  
Please contact Mike Carney at carneym@gmail.com or 717-327-1273 OR Jill Carr at carr427@comcast.net to discuss how you can help!

10/7/16

Pack 184 October Announcements

Image result for into the woods badge2016 CUBORAMA OCT. 21-23

Registration for Cuborama is due at your den meetings Oct. 10-13.   You must bring the payment ($18pp cash or check), and the Cuborama registration form.  Please be sure to complete the BSA Medical Forms A&B found on this link.

Reminder: Tiger and Lions MUST have their registered parent attend with each scout.  ALL parents are welcome!  Clearances are not necessary if you are just attending with your child, but are appreciated.  Remember, you can camp over Friday night, Saturday night, both, or just come for the day but the price is the same for all options.
Wear your Pack 184 Class B tee shirt.  Contact Mike Carney 717-327-1273 to buy one ($12).  

See 2016 Harvest Cuborama Guidebook for all the details on this event.  

Image result for popcorn fundraiserPOPCORN/NUT ORDERS ARE DUE SOON!

Please bring your completed order forms to your den meeting during the week of Oct. 17-20.  NOTE: if you aren't meeting that week, give them to your den leader the week before or make arrangements to drop them off to a leader.  Late orders cannot be fulfilled.  Reminder, payment is due after delivery.

Make sure your scout indicates his chosen prize based on the amount sold (add up popcorn and nut orders).  Please jot down a phone number on the order form in case we have any questions about the order.  

OCTOBER PACK MEETING 

We will be holding our October Pack meeting for Tigers through Webelos 2 on Oct. 24 at 7:00PM.  The Webelos 2 are planning a fun activity for the scouts so please be sure to be there and on time so that we can end on time!  Remember, Class A shirts are recommended for pack meetings. 

COMMITTEE MEETING

ALL ARE INVITED to our monthly Cub Scout Committee Meeting to be held Sunday 10/10 at 4:00 PM in Room 12 at St. Thomas Church (NOTE location change!)  

Please come out and help with planning upcoming events and decision making for the pack.


ANY Questions, contact carr427@comcast.net or carneym@gmail.com.  
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