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Monday, May 30, 2011

Cubmaster Minute

Baden-Powell on Health & Fitness

Baden-Powell thought it important to help boys become strong and fit young men of good character. He once said, “A boy is not a sitting-down animal.” And he also felt that games should be “Fun with a Purpose.” Many of the games he introduced were physically very active, but he also felt “It is important to arrange games and competition so that all Scouts of the troop take part.” So as we include fitness activities in our program, let’s remember to help every boy “Do His Best” and give everyone a chance to shine!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Summer Opportunities for our Children

As part of its year-round Kids on Campus Program, Frederick Community College offers extensive summer activities starting Monday, June 20 and lasting 8 weeks.

The activities are a mix of fun and learning so kids are engaged and active, using their imaginations and reinforcing what they learn in school or love to do.

Although registration started in March, many classes still have openings!

Please visit the following links for more information.

The full 29-page brochure with activities listed for ages 4-14:
http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/300.pdf

A flier about science and technology classes based at Brunswick, Middletown, Thurmont and Urbana Middle Schools:
http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/303.pdf

A flier about classes offered at Valley Elementary:
http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/302.pdf

A flier about middle and high school student opportunities with the FCC acting program and the Maryland Shakespeare Festival:
http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/301.pdf

A flier about Study Skills classes for students entering grades 6-12 and one for ages 9-13:
http://fcps.ezcommunicator.net/edu/frederick/Upload/0/304.pdf

For more information: www.frederick.edu/kidsoncampus, 301-846-2661 or LRuby@frederick.edu

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Pack 195 Wants You!

Join us at our next Pack Meeting: 7:00 PM on May 26, 2011 at Heritage Farm Park and get a sample of the fun you can have as a Cub Scout or visit us at our Walkersville Days exhibit: Saturday, May 21, 2011 on Maple Avenue.
Join now for a summer full of Camping, Hiking, Day Camps, Bowling, Baseball Games, Carnivals, and all around fun with boys your age.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Beltloopapalooza Instructor Info

A couple of details for you:

The cafeteria WILL be open for breakfast if you would like to avail yourself of that opportunity. The all-you-can-eat breakfast will cost you $4.45 per person. Cafeteria will open at 06:30 for breakfast.

Check-in will be in the lobby of the Auditorium of J Building (Boy Scout check in will be in the lobby of J Building). Check in will be open by 07:00. Check-in will be alphabetically by last name. The opening ceremony begins at 07:30 in the J Auditorium.

Room assignments are still being worked out. FEMA has a major deployment underway to the Midwest flooding, and they are taking some of the rooms we were planning to use. We will have that information for you at check-in. Counselors will receive an event patch and a lunch pass at check-in.

Q: WiFi or other internet access and if there were projectors or chalk/dry erase boards in the classrooms.
A: Yes there are computers in the classrooms with internet access as well as projectors and white boards. I'd like to keep the scouts off the computers as much as possible. If they have material for a power point etc, please bring it on a CD or thumb drive.


If you have any questions, please contact us at your convenience.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Monthly Theme

The core value highlighted this month is:

Health and Fitness: Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies clean and fit. By participating in the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program, Cub Scouts and their families develop an understanding of the benefits of being fit and healthy.