The Cub Scouts work on projects that build character, friendships, and self-esteem. Our charter organization is the Mathews PTA, a 501c3 non-profit.
The kindergarteners begin the Lion program in the spring semester. But the rest of the pack meets during the full school year either at the Mathews library, gym, or on the blacktop, or at our community garden on Waterston Street where the pack maintains a plot. We also take field trips, have overnights, and participate in Capital Area Council Cub Scout activities like adventure days.
We are parent-run and family-funded with the help of one or two fundraising activities throughout the year. Costs for participation are low, with the initial outlay for the pack T-shirt and den workbook being under $50, and uniforms costing about $100 if purchased new. Scout Law promotes thriftiness and responsibility so we naturally encourage hand-me-downs. Monthly supply and activity fees are $20 per scout. Your most valuable contribution however will be your time and participation through leadership roles. This is not a drop-off activity.
When your scout registers, you will also register as an adult volunteer, taking a brief but essential YPT: Youth Protection Training course and we will identify a role that suits your skills and availability.
Pack 1916 is a 100% inclusive and welcoming club. We encourage siblings to participate and want any aspiring scout to join us regardless of economic need. Contact Amanda O’Shea, Committee Chair – Pack 1916 (512-689-8048) email@example.com.
Unfortunately at this time we are at maximum capacity and unable to accept new members.