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Welcome to Cub Scout Pack 1076!

Our Pack is chartered by the Franconia Moose Family Center, # 1076, located in Alexandria, Virginia.  We primarily serve children attending Lane & Island Creek Elementary Schools as well as home school children.

If you have a boy or girl in grades K-5 that would like to join Cub Scouting and Pack 1076, please send an email to membership@alexandria1076.mypack.us

The Cub Scouting program has 10 purposes related to the overall mission of the Boy Scouts of America – to build character, learn citizenship, and develop personal fitness: 

1. Character Development

6. Respectful Relationships

2. Spiritual Growth 

7. Personal Achievement

3. Good Citizenship 

8. Friendly Service

4. Sportsmanship and Fitness 

9. Fun and Adventure 

5. Family Understanding

10. Preparation for Boy Scouts 

To accomplish its purposes and achieve the overall goals of building character, learning citizenship, and developing personal fitness, Cub Scouting uses seven methods: 

1. Living the Ideals 
Cub Scouting’s values are embedded in the Scout Oath, the Scout Law, the Cub Scout motto, and the Cub Scout sign, handshake, and salute. These practices help establish and reinforce the program’s values in Scouts and the leaders who guide them. 

2. Belonging to a Den 
The den—a group of six to eight children who are about the same age—is the place where Cub Scouting starts. In the den, Cub Scouts develop new skills and interests, they practice sportsmanship and good citizenship, and they learn to do their best, not just for themselves but for the den as well. 

3. Using Advancement 
Recognition is important to everyone. The advancement plan provides fun for the Scouts, gives them a sense of personal achievement as they earn badges, and strengthens family understanding as adult family members and their den leader work with them on advancement projects. 

4. Involving Family and Home 
Whether a Cub Scout lives with two parents or one, a foster family, or other relatives, their family is an important part of Cub Scouting. Parents and adult family members provide leadership and support for Cub Scouting and help ensure that Scouts have a good experience in the program. 

5. Participating in Activities 
Cub Scouts participate in a huge array of activities, including games, projects, skits, stunts, songs, outdoor activities, trips and service projects. Besides being fun, these activities offer opportunities for growth, achievement, and family involvement. 

6. Serving Home and Neighborhood 
Cub Scouting focuses on the home and neighborhood. It helps Scouts strengthen connections to their local communities, which in turn support the boys’ growth and development. 

7. Wearing the Uniform 
Cub Scout uniforms serve a dual purpose, demonstrating membership in the group (everyone is dressed alike) and individual achievement (Scouts wear the badges they’ve earned). Wearing the uniform to meetings and activities also encourages a neat appearance, a sense of belonging, and good behavior.

 

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A Note from Cubmaster Brian on the upcoming Pack Advancement Meeting on 20 May at 6:30PM at the Moose Lodge Pavilion

Posted on May 14 2021 - 12:57pm

Hello Pack Families,

Thursday, May 20, at 6:30pm, we will be holding an in-person Pack Meeting at the pavilion at the Moose Lodge (7701 Beulah Street, Alexandria VA 22315).  This Pack Meeting will serve as our advancement ceremony for scouts moving to the next rank!  We will be doing socially distanced face painting to signify the advancements.  But before that, we plan to use the fields behind the pavilion to play capture the flag as we have done during past camping trips.  Masks will still be required despite the recent CDC guidance.  

Spring Virtual Campout - April 23-24

Posted on Apr 19 2021 - 11:04am
Hello Pack Campers!

It's almost time for our virtual campout!  This event will begin on Friday night, April 23rd, with dens meeting virtually on Zoom to share camping experiences - tents, knots, fires (with parents permission and supervision, of course), hikes, games, s’mores, etc.*  Pitch a tent in your backyard or basement or build a blanket fort in your living room - whatever suits your family!  Make s'mores over a fire pit, try cooking in a dutch oven, make dinner in a foil packet on your grill or in your oven - get creative and have fun!  Please share pictures of your camping experiences on the Pack Facebook page.  We can't wait to see your games, nature hikes, and camping fun!

Friends of Scouting - Donation Information

Posted on Feb 18 2021 - 9:38pm

All,

For additional information on making a Friends of Scouting (FOS) donation, please see the attached NCAC_FOS2020Fillable3021721.pdf form or visit the website links below.

Pinewood Derby Update

Posted on Jan 9 2021 - 2:13pm

Hello Race Fans,

The race starts at 10 AM on the morning of January 16 at the Franconia Moose Lodge.

Reminder: car drop off will be on January 15 between 4:30 and 8 PM at the outdoor Moose Lodge pavilion. Please use the Signup Genius link here to reserve a drop-off time slot: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d44aaac28a4f5c43-derby. The Pack is limiting drop off time slots to 5 scouts (and a parent each) to avoid exceeding recommended group sizes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have multiple scouts, please sign up each scout separately.

Pinewood Derby Race Update

Posted on Dec 28 2020 - 12:14pm

Hello race fans! The Pinewood Derby is fast approaching. As with a lot of things, this event will look different this year but will still be fun and exciting.

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