Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Pack Hike March 29th

Hello Pack 310 Families,

Some of you have been enjoying your Spring Breaks and others are getting ready for theirs. Hope you had fun. We thought we'd change it up and bring the pack together for a group hike this Sunday March 29th. Siblings welcome!
Where: Cherry Canyon (near Descanso Gardens, La Canada)
When: Sunday March 29th
Time: Meet at 1pm sharp! Hike will be about 2 hours.
What: A somewhat easy hike yet wear comfortable shoes. Flip flops not recommended!
Wear: Cubs can wear their pack t-shirts. Remember sunscreen!
Bring: Water, water, water and a hat if it's sunny.

Directions: For Cherry Canyon, take Verdugo Blvd to Descanso Drive - go south toward Descanso Gardens. Turn right on Padres Trail, make an immediate left on Forest Hill Drive and go all the way to the top where you'll see the fire road. The pack will meet there.

Scouts will earn their Hiking Belt Loop.
We will discuss these rules while on a hike.
  • Hiking Safety
    • Always tell someone where you are going and when you will return.
    • Never hike alone or at night; use the buddy system.
    • Dress properly for the weather and environment.
    • Wear sun and insect protection
    • Take an extra pair of socks in case you need to change.
    • Obey traffic signs and signals.
    • Avoid hiking along roadways.
    • Stay on the trail.
    • Be alert to your surroundings.
    • Don't litter as you hike.
    • Be alert to dangerous animals, insects, and plants. Never touch a wild animal.
    • Take 1 pint of water for each hour you will be hiking. Never drink untreated water.
Hike leader will be Rachelle Miller.

Monday, March 2, 2015

March 8th- Reagan Presidential Library

Hello Pack 310 families,

Hope you had fun at our Blue & Gold!

Reminder that this Sunday, March 8th, we will be visiting the Ronald Reagan Museum. Pack will pay for all Cub Scouts. Families are welcome to invite siblings/guests, but will need to pay for the tickets:

  • $6/child (3-10 years)
  • $9/youth (11-17)
  • $16/adult
  • $13/senior (62+)
ADDRESS: 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065

Our scouts must be in full uniform. It's a presidential museum!

Please RSVP to Mike Timm by email so we can anticipate who will be attending. We will meet promptly at 10:30am in the courtyard. Mike will purchase tickets by 10:45am then we will go in. It's takes approx 2-3 hours to explore this museum. Food-wise: you may want to pack a lunch, bring snacks or enjoy the museum cafe. See website for further details.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. Don't forget to carpool!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Spring Camping 2015

When:  May 15-17, 2015

Where:  Point Mugu State Park, Sycamore Canyon Campground
Map & Directions: From Los Angeles, take the 10 Freeway west through Santa Monica and follow PCH northwest for 32 miles through Malibu to Point Mugu State Park. Drive 3.2 miles past Yerba Buena Road, and turn right into Sycamore Canyon Campground.  

For more info, visit http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=630.
Campground address: Sycamore Canyon Road, Point Mugu State Park, Malibu, CA 90265

Cost per camper: $15 plus $12/night per car (parking paid directly to the campground)

****R.S.V.P. with payment to Cindee Timm by April 1st. ****

Campground Information:
Sycamore Canyon Campground sits just off the beach in Point Mugu State Park on the west end of the Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu. The 13,300-acre park boasts beautiful beaches, rocky peaks, and miles and miles of hiking trails. Tents are welcome attack this drive-up campground. In addition to beach access, Sycamore Canyon Campground provides fire rings, picnic tables, potable water, coin showers, and flush toilets. The campground sits at the mouth of one of the two main canyons in Point Mugu State Park, Big Sycamore Canyon, and the campground is a convenient starting point for several hikes.

Planned Activities:

- Nature Trail Hiking

- Beach Fun

- Camping Omelet Breakfast

- Fire Pit Talent Show, Smores & Campfire Tales at the Amphitheatre

Important Info to Know: The gate is closed from 10pm to 8am, so there can be no latecomers (they won’t let you in the gate after 10pm) .  We are also VERY limited on parking (only 3 car per site and parking costs extra, first come, first served), so I would recommend carpooling. 

We only have 48 spots for campers, so the first people paid will be the first to get a spot.  If we get enough people over 48, we may be able to reserve an additional campsite if we have your RSVP enough in advance.  Please make sure your child’s medical forms are updated. Please note I have a new email address for any questions you might have. Hope to see you there!

Cindee Timm, Pack 310 Camping Chair

Blue and Gold Banquet!

What: Pack 310 Blue & Gold Banquet
When: 6:30pm Friday, February 27th
Where: Lincoln Elementary Auditorium

The Blue and Gold Banquet celebrates the anniversary of Scouting, which began in February of 1910. We will present awards promptly at 6:30 and begin eating at 7pm. Dinner will be catered by Stonefire Grill, with a cost of $5 per plate. 
Bring cash or check the night of the event, and we will also have the Square for credit card payments.
RSVP to Bear Leader Rachelle (see email) by TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24th.

We will have a uniform inspection, so please make sure all Scouts are in proper uniform. See you there!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Pack 310 Dine Out Night

What: Dine Out Night Fundraiser
When: Wednesday, February 11th- all day
Where: Joselito's TUJUNGA (not Montrose location)
7308 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga, CA 91042
Corner of Foothill & Hillhaven

Please join us for a Pack 310 Dine Out Night fundraiser! You must bring a copy of the flyer below for your purchase to count. Thank you for supporting our pack!

Sunday, January 11, 2015

First Aid Kit fundraiser forms DUE Jan. 16th!

Hello, everyone:

Thanks for participating in the First Aid Kit sale!

Just a reminder, first aid kit order forms and money are due to Katie at the Pinewood Derby Pack meeting, on January 16th Please make sure to collect all monies due before that time.  Remember, checks need to be made out to "BSA Pack 310." 


  • Make sure to check off "cash" or "check" next to each person's name and confirm payment is correct.
  • Fill out the total due (right side of page) and the total number of items (bottom of page) columns.
We will probably do one more show & sell before the end of January - Katie will send an email once she has confirmation.

Remember, your Scout earns money in his Scout account that he can use to pay for Scouting and camping supplies & fees.  It's a great way to pay your son's way in Scouting, and to support the Pack!

Thank you!

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Pack 310 PInewood Derby

What: Pack 310 Pinewood Derby
When: Friday January 16th
Where: Lincoln Auditorium

  • Weigh-in starts at 6:00pm!
  • Weigh-in closes at 6:30pm!
  • 6:30 pm -- Derby officially begins with a flag ceremony

Along with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, here are the categories for special prizes:

• Fastest looking car
• Best paint job
• Most unusual 
• Best workmanship 
• Best scout themed 

Please remember car weight CANNOT exceed 5 ounces (including wheels & axles), you will not be permitted to race if it does-- so be sure to arrive with enough time to decrease/increase weight.
Don't be late, if you miss weigh-in, your car cannot race!
See you at the races!