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September 02
Cub Scout Day One

New Cub Scouts are invited to see what Scouting is all about at DAY ONE!
They have been promised great outdoor activities, games and fun and now is their chance to try it all.

When: Saturday, September 20, 2104 at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Jackson City park​, Jackson, MO

Activities include*:
BB Guns/Archery/Slingshots
Campfire Cooking
Wagon Rides
Art and Science Projects
Mud Cave Exploration
Games and Sports
Bounce House
Castle, Pirate Ship, Maze
*activities may vary by location

Cost: $10 each for Cub Scouts and siblings

View the flyer here: 2014_09_02_20_18_31.pdf2014_09_02_20_18_31.pdf

September 02
2014 Fall Camporee

Fort Massac Encampment 2014

​When: October 17-19, 2014

Where: Fort Massac State Park, Metropolis, IL

See the flyer here: Fort Massac Encampment 2014.pdfFort Massac Encampment 2014.pdf

April 23
2014 Spring Camporee

DEADLINE to sign-up is FRIDAY April 25, 2014!

When: May 2-4, 2014
Where: Whippoorwill Campgrounds, County RD 522, Marble Hill, MO
Description: Lumberjack Challenge

See the flyer here:2014_Spring_Camporee.pdf2014_Spring_Camporee.pdf​
March 20
STEM Adventure Camp

​June 19th and 20th 6-9 pm at the Higher Education Center

June 21st 9 am- 3 pm at the Seminary Picnic Grounds

All in Perryville, MO

See the flyer: PerryvilleSTEMdc_2014.pdfPerryvilleSTEMdc_2014.pdf

OR Contact:

Camp Director - Sherry Williams (Pack 250) 573.517.2844

Program Director - Rachael Larsen (Pack 250) 573.225.4546

March 18
Roundtable March 2014

The Southern Illinois Minors will be having a scout night on the 20th of June. There will be a baseball game and camping on the field. 

There is a Good Scouting Fundraiser Recognition Dinner at Rays in Cape on April 24th at 6pm. No cost, just donations, they are hoping for 3 adults from each troop will attend. The funds will go to the district. 

April 4th-6th (could be just the 5th, they were vague on this), Troop 51 in Chaffee will be having a Dutch Oven cooking competition. All Troops are invited, it will be at the Elks Lodge.

BLT will be at Camp Lewallen on the 25th-27th of April. Please signup at the Scout Office.

LOE is at Pine Ridge on May 3rd-4th. Please signup at the Scout Office.​

Citizenship in the Nation will be offered July 17th at the Cape Court House from 9am-4pm. 

There was a discussion about keeping boys interested while in Cub Scouts and the need for more Troop involvement with the Packs. It was suggested that having a dedicated person with each Troop to liaison with the Packs so they have a familiar face to work with. There was also discussion of the importance of Den Chiefs and how to properly use them with a Den.

March 10
2014 Camp Cards Now On Sale

For more information:

Contact: Marc Tenholder  314.256.3012

Signup at:


March 07
Day Camp 2014

For:  Shawnee District Cub Scouts and Parents

What:  This summer’s Cape/Jackson Day Camp will be held July 21st~25th at the Jackson City Park-Check with your unit to get registered!

Theme:  Knights of the Roundtable

Age Group:  Tiger Cubs through Webelos are eligible to attend

Boy Scouts:  Den Chiefs are needed for helping that week

Contact for more questions:  Mindy, Brent​

September 19
Popcorn Sales Important Dates - UPDATE!!!
Popcorn sales have been extended until 12/12/2013!

If all orders are submitted by this time, the popcorn will be here
before Christmas.

Take this time to help increase your Pack's revenues!

What's Popping

September 20 - Deadline for Fill It Up Contest Weekly Drawing

September 20 - Show N Sell Popcorn Distribution Pick-up @ PolyOne 4901 Nash Rd, Cape Girardeau from 4:30pm-7:00pm

September 27
 - Deadline for Fill It Up Contest Weekly Drawing

September 27-29 - Blitz Weekend #1

October 4 - Deadline for Fill It Up Contest Weekly Drawing

October 11 - Deadline for Fill It Up Contest Weekly Drawing

October 18 - Deadline for Fill It Up Contest Weekly Drawing

October 18-20 - Blitz Weekend #2

October 24 - Traditional Popcorn Sales Order Forms Due

November 8 - Traditional Popcorn Sales Distribution Pick-up PolyOne 4901 Nash Rd, Cape Girardeau from 4:30pm-7:00pm​

Updated 11/19/2013 BH

November 27
Fireside Chat with Scout Executive Ron Green on Council Strategic Plans, December 13, 2012

​Please join Scout Executive Ron Green for a Fireside Chat to discuss the Strategic Plans of the Greaer St. Louis Area Council.  

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012

Location: Fellowship General Baptist Church
              3581 North Westwood Blvd.
              Poplar Bluff, MO

Time: Social at 6:30 p.m. Fireside Chat begins 7:00 p.m.

All adult volunteers are encouraged and welcome to attend.

November 27
District Dinner - Set the Date!

​It's that time of year again!  The Annual District Dinner is happening on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the New McKendree Chapel South, located accross from South Elementary School in Jackson.  Social begins at 6:00 p.m. and Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m, followed by awards and recognition.

All registred adult leaders are encouraged and welcome to attend. Mark your calendars now!  Cost will be $10 or less per person, stay tuned for actual amount.

This is a great time for recognizing the efforts for all of the Shawnee District Volunteers.  

Kettle Beef will be provided as the main course, bring a dish for the ultimate pot luck dinner.  

We hope to see you all there!

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