This was Pack 465′s first project for the Adopt a School program. We helped to serve the chili and cookies for the Family Fun night at the school. We also helped to clean up afterwards. I think everything went over well and we will be partnering a lot more in the future as well. The school and the coordinator seemed very happy with the help and the turn out for their event.
We had a total of 15 people show up from our pack to help with the event. Now we just need to get the other patches to hand out to the boys that showed up to help We have a total of 40 scouts in our pack that we may need the secondary patches for. I am sure that they will not all show up for everything but I will need enough to get us started. Thank you for all the help. This program is awesome. I would have added pictures but had a lot of problems getting it to work. I may add them on Facebook or something?
Oak Grove Pack 194 organized Oak Grove School’s participation at Feed My Starving (FMSC). Scouts and their families teamed up with families from Oak Grove School to volunteer at the Feed My Starving Children Libertyville facility on December 6, 2013. A total of 180 volunteers from Oak Grove created, sealed and boxed meals that will be shipped to nearly 70 countries around the world.
Click here to find out more about FMSC .
Pack 104 Den 11 helped Sternberger Elementary hold a food drive at the school. The scouts advertised the event. On December 16th and 17th, the scouts stood outside waiting for students to arrive in the car rider line and the school buses to collect any food item donations. It was cold but they came prepared and did a great job. The donations were taken to the Out of the Garden Project which feeds 35 families each week.
We have not yet received the our badges for this program. Our first Adopt a School event is January 16th and we still need the first badge. Please get back to me as soon as possible? Thank you for your help.
I just signed up my pack for this program, do we pick a school or are we assigned a school by our DE? I did not see our council listed in the master list, does that mean simply no one in our council is involved or it isnt applicable to us?
Also, do we have to purchase the signage that says this school has been adopted, I did not see a price list?
Thanks a bunch!
On Saturday, December 14, 2013, the Cub Scouts from Pack 185 spent the day baking Christmas cookies for the teachers and staff at Wayne City Grade School for their winter Adopt-a-School service project. The boys and their families baked and decorated 20 dozen sugar cookies for this project as a way of showing their teachers and administrators how much they are appreciated. The teachers, in return, were quick to show their appreciation of this project with thank you cards remarking how delicious the cookies were, and what a great job the Cub Scouts did in baking an decorating them! The Christmas cookie baking day turned out to be a favorite, among Adopt-a-School service projects, for both the Scouts and the School!
Salem Pack 122 has been busy partnering with our charter organization to help serve Wright Elementary. We completed two service projects this quarter – building a carnival game for the school’s harvest party and filling food boxes for families in need at Thanksgiving.
Here is what one of our Webelos had to say about building the carnival game:
On Tuesday, the 22nd of October, my brother and 4 other Webelos built a big wooden pumpkin for the harvest carnival at Faye Wright Elementary. We went to a Boyscouts house to build it.We were the first ones there, and my dad brought a bunch of tools for us to use. He also brought us a big piece of wood for us to put the shape of a pumpkin into. One of the tools my dad had brought was a jig-saw which we used to cut out the pumpkin.
Some scouts were making the stands for the pumpkin to stay upright, while others were working on cutting out the teeth and eyes. When both of these were done, we put some hinges on them and made it so that when you hit it with a bean bag it would fall back. we also had to put the stands on the pumpkin. Last we painted the pumpkin orange. Then the pumpkin was done. </span
One of the den masters took the pumpkin game to the school and helped set it up for the carnival. I didn’t get to go to the carnival, but I heard a bunch of people liked the game. I am glad I got to help make the pumpkin, and it helped me earn my craftsman badge.
By: Carter Boyles
On Friday November 22nd, Pack 122 assembled 21 food boxes for families at Wright Elementary who were in need of some help at Thanksgiving. All the food was donated by the student body, staff, and the parent club (PAWS, who is also our charter organization). These food boxes were filled with all the trimmings for a great Thanksgiving dinner – potatoes, gravy, vegetables, stuffing, pies, cranberries, rice, rolls, and yes, a turkey. The scouts created an assembly line and each boy was responsibility for placing a certain item into the boxes. The scouts were very excited to help with this project as it was fun filling the boxes with their assigned item, and they understood it was a way to help people in need in our community
We helped Garcia Elementary helped during the Veterans Day Color Guard.
Tonight, Pack 97 completed our first project with Northwood Elementary School in Sidney, Ohio! We assembled “Go Bags” for each teacher in the building packed with emergency supplies for their classroom, hopefully never to be used, but in case of an emergency, they are now equiped with first aid supplies, light sticks and other emergency plan information to help out during a crisis situation. We had a group of 25 participants perform as a fantastic team to complete this task for our partner school!
Looking forward to working with the school on our next project!