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October Line-up

posted Sep 20, 2014, 4:47 PM by Al Dominy   [ updated Sep 20, 2014, 5:09 PM ]

Last minute reminders for September

Parent Committee Meeting on Sunday, 9/21 at 7pm

Red Wagon Neighborhood Show N Sell 9/28 at 1pm (Sign up here RED WAGON SALE SIGN UP )

October Events

10/4 - Can & Bottle Drive - This fundraiser has 2 parts. Circulating flyers in your neighborhood & collecting the bottles & cans. We raised over $300 last year with this fundraiser. Please let us know (using the link below) if you would like to circulate flyers in your neighborhood and/or collect the cans & bottles.

Flyers will be delivered to you the week of the 22nd.


10/6 - Den Meetings 6:30pm. at the church (downstairs)

10/18-19 - Halloween Spooktacular - This event is hosted by Longhouse Council. It is a fun overnight camping experience for Cub Scout families. The cost is $15 per family to attend. Registration is due by 10/5.I am attaching a link to the flyer. To register complete the form and submit it to the Council office with payment. 


10/19 - Parent Committee Meeting at the church 7pm

10/20 - Den Meetings 6:30pm. at the church (downstairs) Please bring your popcorn orders & payment to this meeting!

10/24 - Pack Halloween Party - 6:30pm at Springside Farm located at 1850 Rte. 91 Fabius. This was a great time last year. Scouts do not need to wear uniforms. Dress warm and bring flash lights. We will be having fun in the dark! We will cancel for rain and reschedule at the Farms availability on Sat. or Sun. We will start the night with awards earned, then everyone is welcome to enjoy the Bon Fire, Maze, Zip line, Pedal cars, Animal Barn, Giant sling shot, tube slide, and last years favorite... the hay jump. Families are welcome, there is no cost for adults, siblings are $5 each. We would like to have a few parents sign up to bring snack. Please let us know if you and your family are coming and if you can bring snack using the link below.


11/8 - 21st Annual Scout O - hosted by CNY Orienteering Club at Highland Forest. This event is for cubs and a parent. Teaches the basics of orienteering and map reading. Map & Compass belt loop will be awarded to scouts that have not previously earned this award. All scouts receive a patch. The pack will cover the the cost of this event. Please RSVP by 10/8 if you plan to attend. Start time will be determined by the club and announced when we register (usually a morning event). Plan to spend the day (bring lunch/snacks/drinks) and dress for the weather (Rain or Shine)!


Longhouse Council is offering tickets to the Frozen Dome Classic on 11/22, Syracuse Crunch vs Utica Comets for $18.50 per ticket. If you are interested in purchasing these tickets you can complete this form and turn it into the Council office with payment. 


As our fall events get started we will post pics and reminders on our Website & Facebook page. Check us out.... 

 www.scoutpack153.com and PACK 153 FACEBOOK PAGE


Registration Night, September 8th

posted Sep 8, 2014, 3:59 PM by Al Dominy

Enrolling Kindergarten - 5th graders at United Methodist Church (basement)

2014-15 Season Calendar; Dues Form

posted Sep 8, 2014, 3:19 PM by Al Dominy   [ updated Sep 8, 2014, 6:05 PM ]

Here's our new downloadable calendar and dues form.

June Picnic and Campout

posted May 21, 2014, 3:53 PM by Al Dominy

We'll be at Mill Run Park on 6/14 for a picnic and subsequent overnight.  You can arrive any time after 3pm, and we eat at 5pm. Dens will all advance at this final meeting of the year. All remaining awards will be handed out. 

We will also be doing our first Rain Gutter Regatta during the picnic. 

This event is open to everyone—for the picnic and overnight—All families attending the picnic will need to bring a dish to pass.

Upcoming events and other items to note.

posted Nov 24, 2013, 9:43 AM by Al Dominy   [ updated Feb 24, 2014, 5:16 PM ]

2/28 Friday 6:30 February Pack Meeting

Disability Awareness & Bookraiser

At this pack meeting we will be completing the Disability Awareness Belt Loop. All cubs should come to the meeting with a new story book donation. We will have 4 stations set up and the boys will be split by dens to rotate through them. 

The stations will include; 

  • Project Cameron's Story 5th Annual Bookraiser - A charity started by parents of a premature infant who spent a great deal of time in the NICU. We will be donating books to be given to the parents of every NICU baby to read to them while in the hospital. These books are distributed at Crouse Hospital, Albany Medical Center and St. Peter's Hospital. Each scout should come to this pack meeting with a new story book to donate. Any scout who has not received the Reading & Writing Beltloop can do this at this station also. You can watch this YouTube video for more information on this charity and how it helps families. Project Cameron's Story Video
  • Guiding Eyes for the Blind - 2 representatives and their dogs from this local Seeing Eye Dog program will teach the boys about the roles and responsibilities of these special dogs and trainers. You can learn more about this group here Guiding Eyes Website

  • Whole Me Inc. - A Syracuse based charity who provides education and services for the deaf. A representative will join the scouts and present and interactive American Sign Language demonstration. You can learn more about this group here Whole Me Inc. Website

  • Snack & Thank You cards - The 4th station will be creating group thank you cards for the local businesses that generously donated to our pack this year in supplies, prizes for the popcorn sale or the spaghetti dinner. They include; Target, Wegmans, The Village Toy Shop, Black Mamba Skate Park, Eastern Mountain Sports, Pasquales Pizza, Kimberley's Ice Cream, Hess Gas Station, Nice & Easy, Price Chopper, Topps, Sysco Foods, Panera Bread, Pascales Bake House, Kinny's Drug Store, Walmart, Dunkin Donuts and Dave's Diner. We are blessed to live in a community that gives back to groups like us! 

Blue & Gold Banquet on 3/16 at 4pm. 

Please come and join us at the church hall for a special celebration of our Webelos 2 Den. Laura O'Neal, the Webelos 2 Den Leader, will proudly cross-over 9 Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. This is a special ceremony and dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of our oldest Cubs. Many of these boys will be awarded the "Heavy Shoulder" award, as they have gone above and beyond the requirements and accomplished all the available Arrow of Light sections.The whole family is welcome.

This will be a pot-luck dinner, please bring a dish to pass

Volunteers are needed for set up & decorating and clean up. Please let us know if you are available to help. RSVP by responding to cubmaster@scoutpack153.com with the number of people in your family attending no later than 3/8/14.

Pinewood Derby on 4/13 at 12:00

Check the Derby link for more info!

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