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Tough Cubber 2018

posted Jun 13, 2018, 7:15 AM by Cub Scout Pack 99

Dear Pack 99 Families,

Our first pack-meeting for 2018-19 is scheduled for Saturday Septebmer 22, 2018 and as has been our custom for the September event, this will be a family-oriented welcome-back cookout to which friends and family are invited including friends of the scouts who may be interested in learning more about Cub Scouts. The main event of the evening will be an age-appropriate version of the "Tough Mudder" for adults.

This activity is not just for the scouts. Siblings and friends are welcome to run the course, too.

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018,


4:00p to 5:00p Campers Arrive/ Set up.

5:00p Scouts and Families Arrive

5:15p First Wave of Tough Cubber Begins

5:30p Dinner will be served

6:30p Pack Meeting and Campfire

7:30p Campout Begins (See below for camping info)

10:00pm Lights Out

Where: Newtown Grant Rec Center - by the Fire Ring (360 Eagle Road)


  • Helmet to wear on the course (optional)

  • Clothes and athletic shoes that are OK to get dirty; The kids will get wet and dirty!

  • Class-B uniforms for activity

  • Long sweat pants

  • Sneakers are required. NO crocs, flip flops or slides on the course

  • Class-A uniforms are NOT needed


  • Chairs and/or blankets

  • Towels for drying off

  • Drinks for your family

  • Reusable cup or water bottle. (Pack doesn’t like to use disposable cups)

  • Snacks, finger desserts or side dishes to share (see sign up)

  • Serving utensils for dishes that need them

Lastly, we're going to need some help from adult volunteers to run some of the stations or go through the course with the kids. Den leaders will be looking for volunteers.


All families are welcome to stay for the camp out (includes new scouts).

The pack will provide a late night snack and donuts/milk for Sunday morning.

Per BSA rules, Scouts are only permitted to sleep in tents with either their parents or other Scouts. No Scout is permitted to sleep in a tent with any other adult other than their parent.

Basic equipment checklist:

  • Tent (Pack has extras if you need to borrow one. Talk to your Den Leader ASAP)

  • Sleeping Bag (or 2 blankets)

  • Pillow

  • Flashlight

  • Sleeping Attire

  • Fleece jacket or sweatshirt

  • Clothes for Sunday morning

  • Bug Spray

  • Rain gear (poncho, rain jacket, etc.)