Popcorn Forms Due on Friday

Popcorn sales are rolling along to the end date Friday October 25 but don't let that slow you down!

All forms, money and popcorn must be turned in by October 25th.

Reminders for the wrap up process -

Order Forms - list only sales where you need us to order popcorn for you to deliver later.
Money - collect and turn in money for all sales - Order Form Sales and Show & Deliver popcorn you may have signed out.
Show & Deliver - if you signed out popcorn to sell please turn in money to Vijay and any remaining popcorn (hopefully none) by Oct 25.
Total Sales - on the bottom of your form please list Online Sales + Show n Sell Sales + Show & Deliver Sales and the Total
Prizes - indicate which Prize your scout would like to receive for the Total Sales your scout achieved.

Turn your Order Form in to your Den Leader by Friday, October 25th.

Keep on Selling and thank you all for your hard work and great sales achievements!

Please reach out to any Popcorn Kernel (Kevin Carlson, Talisha Cabral, Mahdi Fahim, Susan Jackson, Vijay Guillipali) if you have questions.

Signup NOW for Caving Campout

DEADLINE IS TOMORROW (FRIDAY)!

Enjoy the three (3) weekend in the mountains, sleep in a cave, visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, maybe do some gem mining or zipline over a river.  If you're new to camping, you don't need to purchase a tent for this campout.  You'll just need sleeping bags, flashlights, water, and personal items.

Signup up now for our overnight caving trip on November 9th-10th.  If you're interested in getting group rates for an extended hotel stay in Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg and maybe an activity in the area, please complete the Add-On form at the bottom of the signup page.

Any late signups after Friday, October 25th, will be charged a late fee.

Name Our District Contest

Name our district!

Submit the selected new name and win!!
If you submit the selected name, you can win your choice of a Lodge 4qt Dutch Oven with accessories or an ENO SingleNest Hammock.

Email or send your submission, name, and address to:

Dennis Nicholson

OR

Joel Dunn

DEADLINE ●●● NOV. 4, 2013

Pack Bonfire Tonight

Come out and roast hot dogs and s'mores with the Pack!

There's plenty of food, so join us at Umstead State Park at 5PM (or whenever you can get there).  If you arrive or plan to stay after 8PM, then please park outside the gates or you will get locked in.  There's a map on the signup.

It's not too late to pack your tent and stay the night.  Tonight's a great night for camping.  Hope to see you there!

Pack Meeting TONITE at 7PM

The Virginia Creeper trip has been CANCELLED due to closure of Bear Creek Campground.

We have reserved several campsites for this Friday night at Umstead State Park in North Raleigh.  They have great bike trails (even for beginners), hiking, and even horse trails.  We are planning a bonfire that evening for those who do not wish to stay overnight.  More information at tonight's Pack Meeting.

Signup now available for the Demolition Derby on October 27th.  Deadline for group tickets is TOMORROW - but tickets will still be available at the gate provided they don't sell out.

Signup is also available for a weekend in the Smokies for our Caving Campout on November 9-10th.  We can answer all your questions at tonight's Pack Meeting.

See you there!

Details on NC Big Sweep this weekend

If you are planning to attend the NC Big Sweep this Saturday, please note the following... 
  • Unless it is a torrential downpour or unsafe conditions, the event will go on as scheduled.
  • Please dress appropriately to be outside, it may be a chilly morning. Please no flip flops; an old pair of sneakers would be best.
  • Youth under the age of 14 should have an adult chaperone with them or be part of a group. Under 14 also needs a signed participation waiver.
  • Bring work gloves if you have them. We will have SOME available for use.
  • If you are a student needing documentation of your Service Learning Hours, there will be prepared letters to give you at the end of the clean-up. 
  • Meet at 9AM upstairs at the Century Center in Carrboro. Volunteers will sign-in and those of you supervising youth under age 14, please bring the participation waiver.  We will have waivers on hand if you cannot print and complete prior to Saturday.  
  • T-shirts are guaranteed for the those that pre-registered, after that it's limited availability and sizes.
  • At 9:30AM, volunteers will be sent out to project areas in groups.  Parks & Rec Staff will accompany groups to assist. We will also have a van and driver to reach areas or you may transport yourself if you wish.
  • Projected Projects:
    • Railroad Tracks in Carrboro behind Carr Mill Mall (Ages 15 and over): Trash and Recycling Clean-up
    • Carrboro Elementary to Estes Drive Bike Way (Van will transport group to drop off and pick-up):  Trash and Recycling Clean-up
    • Purple Leaf Area Bikeway (Van will transport group to drop off and pick-up): Trash and Recycling Clean-up
    • Downtown Carrboro – South Greensboro
    • Downtown Carrboro – Up Greensboro St to Estes Drive
  • At 11:30 am – Volunteers return to the Century Center for wrap-up and FREE sandwiches from SUBWAY.
It should be a great day!  Even though all the projects aren’t “glamorous”, they are desperately needed.  Please contact Julie Collins for more information and to pre-register.

Julie A. Collins, CPRP
Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department
Recreation Supervisor
100 N. Greensboro St.
Carrboro, NC  27510
Phone: (919) 918-7392
Email: JCollins@townofcarrboro.org
Website:  www.carrbororec.org

Demolition Derby and Monster Trucks at the NC State Fair

Join us at the NC State Fair on Sunday, October 27th for a Grandstand Main Event -- Championship Demolition Derby and Monster Truck Freestyle!  The show starts at 2:30pm and signup is here.

NC Big Sweep this Saturday @9am

Please join Carrboro's NC Big Sweep for our first community service project this year. 

Scouts and their families will meet Carrboro Parks and Recreation staff at the Century Center (100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro) at 9am Saturday October 12, 2013.  Scouts and families will be assigned a staff person and area for cleanup and we will head out around 9:30 for clean-up of trash and recycling in areas around the Bolin Creek watershed. Everyone will head back to the Century Center for lunch that will be provided to all volunteers.  Efforts will be acknowledged through T-shirt giveaways, certificates, older kids can earn service learning hours.

This event is not recommended for very young children.  If possible please dress your scout in his class B T-shirt. Remember to bring water, bug spray, suntan lotion and appropriate shoes. Parks & Rec. will have all the tools, garbage bags etc. needed for the event.  Our group will not be meeting in any particular location for the event so please just look for other scouts from our pack.

Fill out the parent permission form for any kids under 14 and bring to the event.  Drop an e-mail to coordinator Julie Collins if you plan to go. If you have specific questions please contact Julie Collins directly at 919-918-7392 or pack coordinator Lisa Ostrom at 919-923-7042.

What: Carrboro's NC Big Sweep
When: 9 am -12 Saturday October 12, 2013
Where: Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro
To Go:  E-mail Julie Collins, fill out parent permission form
Dress: class B T-shirt, good shoes, suntan lotion, bug spray