About Cub Scout Pack 109


St. Michael's is our Chartered Organization since 1952. Cub Scout Pack 109 is a part of Connecticut Rivers Council (Mad River District). Currently 32 scouts. Membership and Den rank is based on grade level:

  • Kindergarten - Lion
  • 1st grade - Tiger
  • 2nd grade - Wolf
  • 3rd grade - Bear
  • 4th grade - Webelos 
  • 5th grade - Arrow of light

All new scouts, regardless of grade, must earn the Bobcat rank (work on at home) before earning any other rank (Lions are excluded).

1. Pack Program a. Summary ( subject to change) 

  • Pack Meetings (5) - Sept, Oct, Dec, Feb, Apr - 3rd Monday at 6:30p at St. Michael's Church.
  • Camp-Outs (2) - June (family), Oct.
  • Communitiy Service/Service Projects (5)Sept (2), Nov (2), Apr
  • Pinewood Derby/Raingutter Regatta Races (3) - Nov, Jan, Mar
  • Blue & Gold - Mar
  • Overnight Trips (1) - Feb-Apr
  • Cub Olympics - May.
  • Various District/Council Events - Haunted Woods in Oct, Scouting for Food and Veteran's Day Parade (Nov), Scout Sunday and Cub Blizzard (Feb), and Summer Camp (July/Aug).

b. Year Round ( Activities are subject to change depending on availability and participation)  

  • August - New Britain Rock Cats Camp-Out, Webelos Resident Camp
  • September - Recruiting, Parent Orientation Pack Meeting, Fundraising Month, Set up St. Michael's Fair (Webelos), Service Project
  • October - Court of Honor Pack Meeting, Wagon's West (Tigers, Wolves, Bears), Camping, Haunted Woods
  • November - Scouting for Food (Webelos), Veteran's Day Parade, Raingutter Regatta and Toy Drive
  • December - Court of Honor Pack Meeting
  • January - Pinewood Derby Workshop, Pinewood Derby, Outlaw Pinewood Derby
  • February - Scout Sunday, Cub Blizzard, Skits/Song Pack Meeting
  • March - Blue & Gold/Court of Honor (Rank Advancement)
  • April - Bike Rodeo, Overnight Trip, Service Project
  • May - Cub Olympics/Court of Honor, Memorial Day Parade
  • June - Packing for Resident Camp Pack Meeting
  • July - Day Camp

c. In order to have a successful pack, parents are highly encouraged to participate in Den and pack activities.

2. In addition to the many activities we do as a Pack, there is also a Den Program (Lions & Tigers - Parent participation required. All other ranks - Den leaders determine parent participation) a. Meet Sept-May (3-4 times/month)

  • 1-2 Meetings
  • 1 Field Trip
  • 1 Pack Event

b. For 2019-2020 - regular den meetings are as follows:

  • Lions  - Monday's St Michael's 6:30p
  • Tigers & Wolves - Tuesday's St Michael's 6:30p
  •  Bears- Wednesday's St.Micheals 6:30pm
  • Webelos I - Thursdays St.Micheals 6:30pm
  • Arrow of Light - No Den at this time.

3. All weeknight meetings (Pack, Den, Committee) normally start 6:30p unless noted. All weeknight meetings end no later than 8p. 4. Uniform (Class A Uniform) Unless noted, expected at Pack Events and Den Meetings.

  • Lions- Lions T-shirt and Hat
  • Tigers, Wolves, Bears – Belt up (Shirt, Hat, Neckerchief, slide)
  • Webelos I – Belt up until Blue & Gold, then full uniform (Pants and socks)
  • Webelos II – Full Uniform

5. Finances (Required)

  • Registration $200 - For new scouts, due September. Boy's Life Optional ($12)
  • Popcorn Buy-Out $50 (or sell $150) 1st scout, Buy-out $25 (or sell $75) 2nd scout, no buy-out 3rd scout and beyond - Due October Pack Meeting(Oct 19th)
  • Show and Sell Popcorn (2 hours) and Harvest Moon selling donuts (2 hours)
  • Class A uniform and Handbook ($75-$100)
  • United Way is an option for financial assistance

6. Finances (Optional)

  • Overnight Trip - $35-$75
  • Events - $5-$20 each (examples include: Wagon's West, Circus, Cub Blizzard, Rock Cats Game, Haunted Woods, Family Camping)
  • 2 man tent - $100
  • Summer Camp - Day Camp $200 (estimate, last year's cost), Resident Camp (Webelos) $400 (Estimate, last year's cost). Campership Funds and United Way of Greater Waterbury are options for financial assistance for Summer Camp

Please Contact Tony Saccavino, Cubmaster, at Cubmaster@pack109bsa.org for more information