Outings

New Camper Campout 9/21

Join your Pack for the first chance to sleep outside this year!

New to Scouts? New to camping? New to camping with Scouts? This night is for you. We will teach you all you need to know about camping with Cub Scouts. Up for the challenge to spend the night? We will have our Webelos Dens on hand to help set up your tent if it’s your first time. (keep an eye out for more info)

You will need to provide your own gear for tent camping including tent, sleeping bags, pads, etc. Be sure to bring folding chairs to sit around the campfire.

This will be a NO COOK campout. Please eat prior to showing up. Feel free to bring campfire snacks and drinks for your family. We will provide marshmallows and sticks for roasting….
Sunday morning, reveille will be at 7:30am. Pack up and go get breakfast at your favorite local place.

ALL DENS TO HAVE A SKIT OR SONG.

Please refer to our page here on camping with Pack 1714 for information on things to bring on a campout -> here

If you have any questions please ask Brian Duke or your Den leader. I hope all can make it! This campout is an opportunity for those new to camping to see what it’s like but everyone in the Pack is invited!

Yours in Scouting,
Brian

Outings

Summer Picnic 2019

We had a great picnic with Troop 2319 up at Lake Allatoona. A number of older Cub Scouts attended along with several of our new Lions and Tigers! The kids had a great time playing different games and running around with their friends. Thanks to everyone who attended and brought side dishes!

Pack Meeting

Who’s in my Pack?

Everyone join us for our first Pack meeting of the year! Come find out who’s in our Pack this year and who’s in our new Tiger and Lion dens.

If you weren’t able to make the sign-up meeting on the 15th, you can still join our Pack at any time. Come on by our first Pack meeting and get your new Scouts signed up!

Thu, August 29, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Mountain View Elementary School Cafe

Outings

Pack 1714 Picnic

Pack 1714 Families,

Join us for the Pack / Troop / Crew Family picnic on Saturday, August 24th at Pine Acres Retreat in Acworth, GA. We’ll provide the burgers, buns, condiments and paper products. We’ll also have the big water coolers filled with water and Gatorade so bring your water bottles. There is both an indoor (air conditioned) space as well as outdoor space for the group to use during our picnic.

Please bring your families and both a side and dessert to share and any other non-alcoholic beverages that you would like for your family.  

Bring your ladderball, cornhole and any other outdoor games that you would like as well as any card or board games for inside entertainment. (Please no water guns or water balloons to stay within Scouting USA guidelines for safe scouting / leave no trace)

Please refer to the Pack email communication for the registration link.

Date: 08/24/2019 (Sat.)
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm EDT
Location: Pine Acres Retreat Mariner’s Lodge in Acworth, GA
3963 Bartow Carver Rd SE, Acworth, GA 30102 

We look forward to seeing everyone there to kick off a great scouting year!!

Announcement

Sneak A Peek at Mountain View Elementary

Stop by and visit with some of the Pack leadership and Scouts on Tuesday, July 30th from 7:45 AM until 1:00 PM during the school’s sneak a peek. We’ll be located in the gym with all the other extra curricular activities available. We are ready and willing to answer any questions you may have about Scouting, some highlights of the activities we do each year, and how to sign up to join the Pack. It’s a great time to consider us as you look at the clubs and organizations that are offered for our Mountain View students.

Outings

DeSoto Caverns – Sleeping Underground

Pack 1714 took a trip to DeSoto Caverns and spent the night underground on July 20th! The Scouts all had a great time, there were a number of different outdoor activities they got to do during the afternoon. They all really liked the Cave Crawl which was a large structure they could crawl through that simulated spelunking through a very tight cave. Many of the Scouts went through that one at least a dozen times. They also had a blast panning for gemstones and shooting the nerf ball air cannons.

After an afternoon of fun activities, we descended into the cave using nothing but small kerosene lamps for an authentic experience of what it was like for Hernando DeSoto when he first explored the cave around 300 years ago. We had a great tour guide that explained a lot of history of the cave and saw several laser light shows. This is an active cave, so the kids found it pretty amusing that they got a lot of “cave kisses” as the ceiling dripped water on them occasionally as we walked around. After a great day of fun, everyone was tired and it was quite nice to sleep in the 60 degree temperature of the cave instead of the 90 degrees above ground!

Announcement

Welcome to our new website

Pack 1714 is happy to announce we have a new website! Please be patient as we continue to add content and functionality throughout the year. Our goal is for this to be a central point where all of our parents and Scouts can find the information they need.