Wolf Den News

Welcome New Wolf Scouts 2015-2016 !!

posted Jun 9, 2015, 11:16 AM by Wolf Den

We have a few Tiger graduates and hopefully a lot of new boys to join this year!

Wolf Den Members Earn Their Badges

posted May 9, 2015, 12:56 PM by Wolf Den

Three more Wolf Den members, Brady, Finley, and Alex, were presented with their Wolf badges on 4-28-15 by Den Leader Mike and Cubmaster Jennie. Great job guys!

Wolves Try Out Geocaching

posted May 9, 2015, 12:44 PM by Wolf Den

Wolf Den members learned about Geocaching on 4-28-15 and tried it out, looking for a hidden
"practice" cache that turned out to be hidden inside a rubber bat (yuck)! They learned about GPSs, coordinates, and compass directions. It was a lot of fun and inspired an interest in the hobby that might last a long time.

Wolves Compete in Pinewood Derby

posted Mar 14, 2015, 1:19 PM by Wolf Den

Almost all of our Wolves competed in the Pinewood Derby on 3-1-15. None finished in the Top 5, unfortunately, but they were great sports. Cub Scout Daniel made a very creative Green Bay Packers car, there was a General Lee replica, and lots of fun was had by all.

Wolves' "Choices Puppet Talk Show"

posted Mar 14, 2015, 12:56 PM by Wolf Den

Wolves Daniel, Finley, Ethan, and Luca discussed "Good Choices" as paper bag puppets with Talk Show Host/Den Ldr. Mike and his sidekick, Den Chief Charlie (also as paper bag puppets), in their 2-17-15 Den Meeting. We covered Requirement 12, Parts *A-K*.

The Wolves Tied Knots 2-10-15

posted Feb 17, 2015, 2:02 PM by Wolf Den

The Wolf Cubs had their first foray into knot-tying at tonight's Den Meeting, practicing the Overhand Knot and Square Knot using 30" practice ropes supplied by the Den Leader. Asst. Den Leader Lucas and Den Chief Joe helped out with this tricky process for beginners. We'll spend more time on this in the future, but we got a great start. Links to knot tying instructional videos are below.

Overhand http://youtu.be/I0ShGbIR0ZI
Square http://youtu.be/0Y_iorha2k4

More next week!

Fire Station Visit 1-13-15

posted Jan 14, 2015, 8:39 AM by Wolf Den

The entire Wolf Den visited the Bloomington Fire Station on Tues 1-13-15, listened to a safety presentation from Firefighter Gutierrez, toured the apparatus floor and sat in the ladder truck. Parents-- remember to do a home fire drill soon, set an outside meeting point and discuss what to do if your kids have to leave their room via a window.

Wolves Spend the Night at Base Camp

posted Jan 13, 2015, 2:45 PM by Wolf Den

Wolves Carter G., Alex V., Tyler M., and Luca R. got "locked in" overnight at Base Camp near the airport. They played hoops, climbed rock walls, did archery and ate pizza. The late night movie, watched through droopy eyelids, was "Despicable Me 2," and some stayed awake through the whole thing.

New Wolf Earns Bobcat Badge

posted Jan 13, 2015, 2:37 PM by Wolf Den

Newest Wolf Den member Zach D. earned his Bobcat Badge on 11-18-14. Congratulations on learning all the requirements and welcome to being a fully vested member of Cub Scouts!

Wolf Den 10-25-14

posted Oct 31, 2014, 4:34 PM by Wolf Den

Wolf Cubs Bryce, Carter, and Daniel attended the Fall Fun Day at Carpenter Nature Center, sponsored by the Kaposia Scout District. Along with a couple dozen other Scouts, the group learned about turtles, met a red-tailed hawk, and saw a great horned owl eat a mouse whole.

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