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Welcome to Pack 81, Austin Texas

Welcome to Cub Scout Pack 81.

Our pack meetings are normally held at 6:30 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Kocurek Elementary. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, we're meeting online(same date/time)! Pack 81 is part of the Thunderbird District, which belongs to the Capitol Area Council based in Austin, Texas. If you live in Austin, or plan to come to Austin, please contact us from our Contact Page for general comments or information about joining our Pack.

Is that you?? Are you the one we’re looking for??

If you are in kindergarten through the 5th grade and would like to have lots of fun camping, fishing, hiking, going on cool trips (spending a night on the USS Lexington aircraft carrier), building and racing cars, launching rockets, and meeting new friends…then Cub Scout Pack 81 is looking for YOU!

Now is the perfect time for you to sign up for Cub Scouts and have fun all year round!

What is Cub Scouts about?

  • Cub Scouting promotes: self-worth, imagination, self-discipline, team-work, cooperation, importance of family & friends, good citizenship and much, much more.

What kind of things do Cub Scouts do?

  • We go camping at least 4 times per year where the whole family can go and participate.
  • There are skills that Cub Scouts learn while having fun as well as making new friends, and learning about the world around them. There are many opportunities for the scouts and their families to enjoy the outdoors and each other. You and your child get the chance to experience all kinds of new and adventurous things.

Don’t have camping gear, don’t worry, we can tell you what you need to camp for the first time.

Come and Join in on the FUN!

For more information about scouting, pack 81, or how you can volunteer, click here, or you can start your scout membership today by clicking here!

 

 

Time to Sell Popcorn!

Posted on Sep 16 2020 - 1:32pm

It is time to sell popcorn!  Instead of storefront, we have to rely on online sales. Please see our Popcorn Fundraiser page - it's right below "home" on the left hand menu, and also right here: https://www.pack81austin.com/node/1239  There are instructions and links for you to create your trails-end web page so you can share with friends, families, and everyone else.  We are asking everyone sell popcorn online.

Dues are due

Posted on Sep 16 2020 - 1:30pm

Annual dues are $75 per scout; $25 per adult leader.  You can arrange a time to pay with the square reader or drop off a check with Donna Galati; email dcerkan@yahoo.com  We are working on getting online payment arranged, but that is not available as of today.

Order Now - Adventure boxes from BSA

Posted on Aug 28 2020 - 11:58am

These Adventure Boxes include everything you need to complete all required adventures for your Scout's rank, and Pack 81 is asking everyone to get a box this year. This will help Den leaders help you remotely as you continue Scouting at Home. Please go ahead and order one now for this coming year.  I understand there are some sponsored boxes, so email committee@pack81austin.com if  you'd like to inquire. The boxes are $52.  https://www.bsacac.org/activities/cub-scout-activities/adventure-boxes/

Popcorn coming soon (online & takeorder forms)

Posted on Aug 23 2020 - 7:03pm

Everyone has a $200 popcorn goal, and we will be sending information to you soon regarding takeorder forms and the trails-end app for online sales.  You don't have to wait - you can set up your Scout's profile here https://www.trails-end.com/scouts and start selling popcorn today. Once the takeorder forms arrive in the mail, we will arrange getting a packet to everyone.

Committee Mtg tonight on zoom

Posted on Aug 9 2020 - 10:16pm

 

Parents and Leaders, please join us Monday, August 10th @ 7PM for our monthly committee meeting.

Fall survey

Posted on Aug 2 2020 - 2:42pm

As we approach our popcorn order deadline with the Council, we need to know if we have any scouts wanting to do show & sell, and/or how we may adjust our budget.  Please complete our survey if you haven't done so already at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RPMVTK3  

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