About the Bear Den


Third Grade  or 8-9 Yrs

Den Leaders
AAAA, Den Ldr.
BBBB, Asst. Den Ldr.
(Contact by email anytime at bearden.pack9037
@gmail.com)
 
Bear Den Meetings take place most Tuesday evenings during the school year. Check the Den/Pack schedule page for more info or email the Den Leader.

Bear Badge!
  
 In the Bear Den, there are four achievement groups: God, Country, Family, and Self. Scouts must complete six required Adventures and up to 13 elective Adventures to earn his Bear Badge. For more info on Bear Cub Adventures, copy and paste this link in your browser and check out page 19: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/program_update/pdf/Appended%20Requirements.pdf

How to get there:  Much of the advancement for the Bear rank is done by the scout with his family outside of the den.  The parent signs off in the scout's handbook and the Den Leader records the advancements from the handbook in our tracking Software.  The Bear program relies heavily on family involvement, but you will see this gradually change with the scout doing more with his den and more individual direction as he graduates to Webelos. 

Ready to join? Then you probably have some questions. Email the Den Leader at the link above and leave your phone number and we will get back with you as soon as possible.
 

Bear Den News

Bear Den News

  • Bears Say Thanks
    The Bears made thank you certificates to show their appreciation to all the adults who helped with their carnival games. Rather than pick who gets which one from which boy, we had the idea to scan them to the web site for all the adult "assistants" that lent a hand. THANKS!
    Posted May 17, 2016, 5:48 AM by Webmaster Pack9037
  • Polar Bears
    Bears Sam, Ben, Carter, Ethan, Finley, Brady, David, Luca, Daniel, and Alex attended Polar Camp at Camp Philippo in Cannon Falls on 1-24-16. They had a great time playing "Predators and Prey," "Mushroom Ball, "Gaga Ball," "Capture the Chicken," and tubing/tube sledding. In this photo Brady, Finley, and Ethan are building Lego pinewood derby cars at another activity.

    Posted Jan 26, 2016, 8:32 AM by Webmaster Pack9037
  • Congrats, Bears!
    Newest Bear Den members Sam, Ben, and David received their Bobcat badges at the Pack Meeting on 12-15-15. Nice job!


    Posted Jan 26, 2016, 8:25 AM by Webmaster Pack9037
  • Nature Hike
    The Bears took a "One Mile Hike" as part of the "Fur, Feathers, and Ferns" Adventure on 12-1-15. They looked for signs of animal activity including tracks, rub marks on trees, and "scat." Some of each were found and we had fun.

    Posted Jan 26, 2016, 8:21 AM by Webmaster Pack9037
  • Bear Necessities, Pt. 1
    The boys started the Bear Necessities unit on Tue., 10-21-15, and discussed a camp-out meal, learned about the construction of a tent, and made barometers out of a glass jar, a balloon, a straw, and a toothpick.

    Posted Oct 27, 2015, 2:24 PM by Bear Den
  • Bear Claws
    The Bear Den completed the "Bear Claws" adventure on their 9-22 and 9-29-15 Den Meetings, learning about knives, sharpening, and doing soap carvings. Most of the group earned their Whittling Chips as well. Congrats, boys! And, finally, a big welcome to new Bear Den members David, Sam, and Ben!

    Posted Oct 1, 2015, 6:41 PM by Webmaster Pack9037
  • Bears' 1st 2015-16 Pack Meeting
    The Bear Den enjoyed ice cream following the 9-20-15 Pack Meeting, helped clean up outside the church (good job finding all those shingle pieces), and welcomed new Den member David!

    Posted Sep 22, 2015, 12:21 PM by Webmaster Pack9037
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What the entire Pack is "Doing" Together... 
  • School Night for Scouting Looking to join our Pack?  We will be at both Somerset Elementary and Garlough Elementary on Tuesday, September 19th from 6:00-7:00 PM.  We will have our cub ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2017, 11:21 AM by Jim Vetter
  • Welcome Back Cub Scouts Pack 37's first meeting back for the year will be held on Sunday September 24th, from 4:00-6:00 at Dodge Nature Center Education Building.  Please see the ...
    Posted Sep 10, 2017, 7:47 PM by Jim Vetter
  • Congrats, Pinewood Derby Top 5! Our Pinewood Derby event was Sunday, 2-26-17, and it was a great event with all Scouts showing great sportsmanship and a commitment to having fun. Congratulations to our ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2017, 5:05 PM by Webelos-1 Den
  • Pancake Breakfast - Sat. 1-7-17, 8:00am Sell tickets, volunteer, and have a great breakfast with fellow Pack 37 families and members of our community at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, this Saturday, 1-7-17, 8 ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2017, 11:26 AM by Webmaster Pack9037
  • Welcome Back to Scouting ! Welcome back to Scouting! Our Fall Pack Kickoff event is Sunday, 9-25-16, at 4:00pm at St. Stephens Lutheran Church. Join us to reunite with your existing Scout ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2016, 8:26 AM by Webmaster Pack9037
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Bear Den Calendar

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