Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Montrose Holiday Parade Sat. Dec. 5th

Hello Pack 310 families,

Are you ready? Here's the info for this Saturday's Montrose Parade event:

What: Montrose Holiday Parade!

When: Arrive between 5:15 & 5:30, parade starts at 6:10pm
At least ONE PARENT is required to stay with the Pack (and their scout) until the parade starts. The kids get wired up while waiting for the parade to begin :0) 

Where: Before the parade: Meet at the corner of Hermosa and Rosemont Avenues.
After the parade: Promptly pick up your scout afterwards at the Carl's Jr. lot on Verdugo,
and make sure your den leader knows when you have picked them up!

Wear: Dress warm, scouts & any adults marching need to be in FULL UNIFORM. Please try to avoid winter jackets over the uniform (instead wear warm clothing underneath) so the pack can show their colors. Rain or shine!

Monday, November 23, 2015

Black Friday Group Hike

Map of the trails (Mountain Do is in blue, Catalina Verdugo is in red).

Foothill District Commissioner Bob Fletcher has invited all Verdugo Hills Council packs to meet together for a hike on Black Friday to "Opt Outside."

What: Verdugo Hills Council Group Hike

When: 9am Friday, November 27th

Where: Glendale Sports Complex (see below)

From Mr. Fletcher:
  • Right up our hiking alley and taking direction from outfitter REI to #OptOutside for Black Friday, you are welcome to join scouters, scouts, pets and community members at the Glendale Sports Complex on Black Friday for a hike!
  • There are 3 different hikes for all levels of hikers - Mountain Do- really easy (my favorite & one my Basset Hound can handle), Catalina Verdugo- a little harder, and then a definite Boy Scout-difficulty level hike.
  • We will meet at 9am - then we will hashtag REI and Tweet, Facebook and whatever else to let the whole world know WE ARE OUTDOORS!
  • The Sports Complex is home to the Mountain Do trail and the Catalina Verdugo Trail, trail heads.
  • Attached is info for you about all the hiking levels! 
Neighbors, friends, relatives are all welcome!! 


Sports Complex Directions:

Please wear your pack T-shirt, and be prepared with sturdy shoes, water, a trail snack, and appropriate gear for the weather (warm clothes or a sun hat!).

Monday, November 16, 2015

Nov. 20th Pack Meeting- Thanks & Giving Potluck

What: Thanks & Giving Potluck Pack Meeting 
When: 6:30pm Friday, November 20th 
Where: Lincoln Elementary Auditorium 
Wear: Full uniform! We will be doing a uniform inspection to determine which den will eat first. 
Bring: A dish to pass and toiletry donations for Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission (see below)

What kind of food should I bring?
Last names beginning with 

A-G: bring a main dish (serving size 6-8 please)
H-O: bring salad or side dish
P-Z: bring dessert

Pack 310 holds an annual toiletry drive for Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, to help families and individuals living in their shelters.
Below are items that are needed, anything helps. Please involve your scout when purchasing them, for example, go to the Dollar Store and have your child choose items themselves.
Hand Sanitizer
Diapers & baby wipes
Lip balm
Comb or hairbrush

Thank you for helping Pack 310 make a difference in our community!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Halloween Carnival Pack Meeting Fri 10/30

What: Pack 310's Halloween Carnival/October Pack Meeting

When: 7pm Friday, October 30th

Where: Lincoln Elementary Auditorium

Wear: Your COSTUME!


Join us for some spooky Halloween fun! Meet Frankenstein, play games, and enjoy a scary visit from Spike! Siblings welcome.

Costume contest: 
  • Scariest
  • Funniest
  • Most Creative

Den pumpkin contest: 
  • Scout-themed
  • Scariest
  • Most Creative  

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Family Dine Out! Joselito's in Montrose 10/28

Take a break from cooking and bring your families, relatives and friends in support of Pack 310!

When: 5pm-9pm Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Where: Joselito's Montrose
2345 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020
(818) 957-1901

A percentage of proceeds will benefit our pack!

No flyer required, simply place your receipt in the labeled box at the front desk of the restaurant. Tell your friends!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

September Pack Meeting- Friday, Sept. 25th

Hello Pack 310 Families!

A friendly reminder that this Friday we have a Pack meeting held at Lincoln auditorium. Hope to see you there. 

Where: Lincoln Auditorium
When: 7pm this Friday September 25th
What: Theme -Cubservation!
Wear: Scouts must be in full uniform!

ALSO -- Please let our Camping Chair Cindee Timm know if you're going on the pack camp-out Oct 2-4. $25/person plus $10 if you're doing archery. Camping, hiking, archery, Saturday breakfast, Mario's Saturday Night Campfire story, the great outdoors, it's going to be fun!
AND -- Please pay your dues if you haven't already! 
If you are a new scout, or you have moved, you will also need to fill out an application. 

Thank you!!

Fall Pack Campout Oct 2nd-4th

Where: Camp Josepho Boy Scout Campground

Map & Directions: http://www.campjosepho.org/contact-us/getting-to-camp/

When: October 2-4, 2015

Cost per camper: $25 +$10 for archery (optional)


Planned Activities:
  • Nature Trail Hiking
  • Archery (additional $10)  
  • Camping Omelet Breakfast
  • Smores, Talent Show & Campfire Tales
  • Individual Den Activities

Please be sure to check out “Rules of the Road” on the above link for directions, as well as fill out the yearly medical forms and permission slips to bring with you.

R.S.V.P. with payment to 

Camping Chair Cindee Timm by Friday, Sept. 25th

Suggested Camping Gear List- Scouts & Each Family Member
**Please have your scout participate in packing**


  • Sleeping Bag (with sheet/light blanket recommended)
  • Sleeping Pad (recommended)
  • Backpack/Duffel Bag/Etc

Inside Bag:

  • Jacket
  • Sweater/sweatshirt
  • 2 pr. Long pants
  • 2 Long sleeved shirt
  • 3 pairs of Shorts
  • 3 Short sleeved shirts (no tank tops)
  • 3 sets underwear & socks
  • Extra pair shoes (not sandals)
  • Hat (full brim recommended)
  • Swimsuit
  • Shoes for beach
  • Towel
  • Pajamas (sweat pants and sweat shirt recommended)
  • Rain gear/poncho
  • Toiletries (in a zip-lock bag to prevent leaky messes)
  • Soap
  • Hand towel & washcloth
  • Sunscreen
  • Tooth paste & brush
  • Comb/brush
  • Lip balm
  • Flashlight (with extra bulb & batteries in a zip-lock bag)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Day pack (small backpack)
  • Chair (portable folding chair)
  • Large plastic bag for wet/dirty items
  • BSA Medical form for EACH PARTICIPANT (scouts, siblings and parents)
  • Permission slips (see email)


  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Pillow
  • Comfort item
    Don't forget: meals/snacks & water/beverages for your family!
    We will cook camp omelets together on Sunday morning, the pack will provide the ingredients.

Scouts- DO NOT BRING: Any electronic device such as smartphones, iPods, iPads, etc. We are here to camp and enjoy the outdoors!

Parents- Please set a good example and stay off of your devices too!!! (YES you can use your camera!)