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Recommended Gear List (eff. 9-8-2014)

Posted by fairmountpack58 on September 8, 2014 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Recommended Gear List (eff. 9-8-2014)

Must have 
  • Tent & tent pegs/stakes
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Bug Repellent
  • Sun Screen
  • Flash Light
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Extra change of clothes
  • Dry sleep clothes-you will stay warmer
  • Extra socks, shoes, underwear ...
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New Cub Program coming 2015

Posted by fairmountpack58 on June 16, 2014 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Just figured I would mention this because it is new, exciting, interesting and I am sure will spur some questions all over.

BSA is releasing a new Cub Program which will eliminate belt loops, adjust how rank acheivement works and gets us all new manuals.

Look here for details rom Scouting Magazine....

Summertime Pack Award

Posted by fairmountpack58 on June 5, 2014 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Most of us like getting a break from the busy school year and Cub Scouts are no exception. Our Pack doesn’t have regular meetings during the summer so we can allow everyone a chance to enjoy their break and take family vacations or just relax. We do however keep in touch and have some e vents to help keep people together and traditionally our summer activities are both well attended and fun for all the boys and their families.


This year we have an event each month (Ju...

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Basic Fire Starting 101

Posted by fairmountpack58 on January 8, 2014 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)


It's winter and whether you are camping with the scouts or just with your family, being able to start and control a campfire is a skill that will serve you over and over again. It seems like just about everyone would know how to start a fire and care for it but time and time again we see people in camp that struggle with this basic skill.

Anyone can light a fire with starter fluid or a lighter, but in scouts we work to try and make sure that the boys can be prep...

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New Site is up and running

Posted by fairmountpack58 on December 19, 2013 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Welcome to the new Pack 58 website. This blog will be used for a monthly (or better hopefully) update on what the pack is doing as well as tips and tricks for camping, hiking and outdoor activities. This blog has been made public so the community can get a feel for what we have been doing both in our organization and in the community at large. As we are an organization that works with children, we will not be using the blog to post information about upcoming activities or any information that...

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