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Pack 197 Pinewood Derby Car Clinic 2021

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Date: 01/30/2021 (Sat.) Pick a slot in this signup sheet!

Need help cutting your car? Need guidance from steady hands?

Pick a slot and come learn from each other, it’ll be fun!

NOTES: Mask is required and social distancing will be enforced. Please have the cuts you want marked on your car prior to arriving for the event.

Hiking Club!

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Start the year by joining Pack 197’s Hiking Club, to get your Scout out and around nearby parks! Earn beads to add to their hiking sticks, every hike will award a new bead! Need help making the wrap for your hiking stick? Find detailed steps in the Hiking Club page.

Hope to see you there!

Recent Events!

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Check out the fun current events!

sample derby kit

2021 – Pinewood Derby

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sample derby kit

This event is quickly approaching, and the boys are getting excited!

By now you should have received your cars, if you did not please contact your Den Leader and they will assist.

WHEN: February 20, 2021.

More Details:

2020 Pumpkin Races! – VOTE

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Vote for the Best Designs HERE!

Monday, October 26


  1. Lions/Tigers (6:30-7:00 PM),
  2. Wolves/Bears (7:00-7:30 PM),
  3. Webelos/AOLs (7:30-8:00 PM) &
  4. 8:00 (Cleanup)
    Location: Heritage Christian Church, Main Auditorium (Downstairs)
    Bring: Your Pumpkin Racer!
    Wear: Your “Class A” Scout Uniform


  1. Scouting
  2. Pokemon / cartoons / superheros / movies / video games
  3. Animals / nature
  4. Halloween
  5. Sports
  6. Other

Check out the fun we had in 2019!

Vote for the Best Designs HERE!

Fall Virtual Campout Campfire

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Event: Fall Virtual Campout Campfire
Where: Please see the zoom link in the email.
When: Sep 26, 2020 6:30pm-7:30pm (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time

Pack 197 – Virtual Fall Campout Campfire

2020 Popcorn Sales Have Begun!

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Monday, Sept 21Sale Begins!  The beginning of the sale is the most effective time to sell!
Tuesday, Sept 29First week of sale complete.  Send e-mail if you sold more than $300 so far to
Thursday, Oct 22Sale ends!  Enter any orders you took at Payments for popcorn due at pickup
Wed Nov 18 5pm-8pmHelp unload popcorn truck, pickup popcorn and drop off payments
Nov 19/Nov 20  6p-8pmPickup Popcorn and turn in payments


· The first scout in each rank to reach $300 in sales gets a Meijer gift card (Meijer has a great toy section!)
· A chance to win a remote control model sports car for selling $300 in the first week of the sale
· The Top 3 selling scouts get free summer day camp admission
· All scouts who sell over $300 during the sale season get free admission to the cold-toes campout
· Numerous prizes and a popcorn sales patch start at just $125 of sales
· Selling $1,500 awards 2 tickets to the Columbus Blue Jackets Scout Nite Game with special Blue Jackets experience


· The pack will establish an account for the Scout through the parent’s e-mail address. Watch your e-mail for an invitation to sell online from Online sales are shipped directly to the customer and payment is taken online from the customer.
· See our parent information sheet for step-by-step instructions on setting up your account at
· Order Forms, Prize Forms, Nutrition Info, and photos you can use in online postings are all here:
· Social media is a great way to advertise your popcorn. Your invitation will include a template message and “Shop” button you can share out to your social media contacts. Want to get more creative? Try using some graphics and text from our social media toolkit located here:


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Activities cancelled by COVID?

Looking to have fun outdoors with good friends?

Video: Cubs Camping

Check out Cub Scout Pack 197!  We are currently meeting virtually with our first in person meeting on September 14th.  

We have a number of informational sessions available where families who are interested to learn about Scouting can attend and learn more about our Pack.

Meetings will occur virtually via Zoom on the following dates/times:

  • Monday 8/31, 7pm-7:30pm
  • Wednesday 9/9, 7pm-7:30pm
  • Tuesday 9/15, 7pm-7:30pm

RSVP here:

August 31 – Invite Your Friend to Scouting

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This week is “Invite Your Friend to Scouting” Week!

To New Scouts – See this post!

To Current Scouts – if you have friends that would like to join Scouting for the year, send them to either Mr. Rob or Mr. Nathan and they will help answer any questions.

September 14 – First Den Meeting

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The first den meetings will be OUTDOOR.

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