Saturday, September 13, 2008

Get Ready, Get Set - Let's Ride!

Saturday, September 20th, 9:00am.

Pack up your bikes and meet at Century Cycles located at 1621 Main St. (Route 303) in Peninsula. Doug at Century Cycles will help us to complete all of Achievement 14, Ride Right; including bike safety, how to change a flat tire, and what you need to do to keep your bike in good working order.

We’ll then bike north on the Cuyahoga Valley Towpath (6.75 miles) to Brecksville, and ride back aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (departs Brecksville at 12:45p). Adventurous bikers can continue on to the Canal Visitors Center (11.25 miles), and board the 12:30p train back Peninsula.

Fee is $2.00 per bike. All family members are welcome to join in on the fun.

Be Prepared: All Scouts should make some trail food for the ride. Achievement 9e.

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We need an idea of how many people to expect at this event. PLEASE REPLY BACK and let us know if you’re joining us.

Thank you,

Susan and Tom Robertson

Sunday, March 16, 2008

March 15, 2008

First, a HUGE THANK YOU to Joe Obermeier for hosting the Pinewood Derby Workshop. We appreciate your graciousness in welcoming all of the boys to your home! In spite of the weather, everyone got a nice start on their cars, learned to tie some new knots, and had a great time with their scouting friends.

Pinewood Derby!! Wednesday, March 19th at GRACE DRAKE

  • Weigh-in from 5-6pm
  • 6-6:30pm – Judging on award categories
  • 6:30pm – flag ceremony by the Webelos and Tigers
  • The race will begin after the flag ceremony, starting with the Tigers and proceed through the ranks

Awards will be given out at the end. Sibling movie and snacks will be provided.

NOTE: Race winners who move on to the District race, the date will be Saturday, April 19th at 8:30am at the Medina Eagles Club.

Candy Sales
All candy money is due at March’s pack meeting. Please bring a check payable to Pack 3462 in the amount of your sales. Jim and Jenny Ransbury will be your point-of-contact.

Upcoming Events
Saturday, April 12 – noon until 2:00pm.
Akela and Scout Bowling Affair. We reserved several lanes and have some fun in store for you and your Scout. Cost is $10.00 per bowler for two hours, which includes unlimited bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soft drinks. Attending Scouts will earn their bowling beltloop and pin. At this point, we must limit to Akela and Scout based on the number of lanes available. Please RSVP to Susan or Tom Robertson to let us know if you plan to come. If space allows, we may be able to open this event to siblings.

Wednesday, April 16, 7:00pm, Pack meeting at Holy Martyrs. ABRACADABRA is the theme, and we will see a live magic show. In addition, $35.00 annual dues must be turned in by this date, checks payable to Pack 3462 and given to Tom or Susan Robertson

Summer Camp: This year’s camp dates will be July 10, 11, and 12. This is a DAY CAMP. More details will follow, but we want you to pencil these dates onto your calendar. It’s an awesome experience for the boys.

A Wolf hat was left behind at the Obermeier’s house. If you lost it, we have it! Please let us know.

Please review the Electives section in your handbook, and let us know if you would like to coordinate an outing or a meeting to accomplish some of the electives. Group participation is important, and it helps keep the program exciting for the boys. Please consider coordinating a meeting.

Help Wanted: The Pack is looking for a Camp Chairperson to coordinate sign-ups and carpools for this year’s summer camp. If you can help out, please contact Jeff Wagner at

Thank You!

Questions? Comments? (330) 764-3080

Susan and Tom