Pack 448 News

2018 Pack Kick Off Meeting

Round Up Meeting Cub Scout Pack 448 Trinity United Methodist Church 2303 Jones Boulavard Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Trinity United Methodist Church is conducting a Cub Scout Round Up with a family dinner, Pack Meeting and parent orientation. On Monday Sept....

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Pack Leader Meeting 10am Sept. 9, 2017

I would like to welcome all of our new Scouts and Leaders to Pack 448.  I look forward to a great Scouting year and an opportunity to get to know you and have some fun along the way! I would like to thank the parents that have come forward and volunteered to be Den...

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2017 Pack Kick Off Meeting

Round Up Meeting Cub Scout Pack 448 Trinity United Methodist Church 2303 Jones Boulavard Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Trinity United Methodist Church is conducting a Cub Scout Round Up with a family dinner, Pack Meeting and parent orientation. On Thursday Aug. 28, 2017...

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Northfield 2017 Roundup

Northfield Elementary Scout Registration 6:00 pm Aug. 23, 2017 Northfield Elementary is a short walk from Pack 448's meeting place at Trinity United Methodist Church.  On Aug. 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm there will be a meeting at the school with boys from grades 1 through 6...

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Pinewood Derby 2017

Pinewood Derby 2017

Pack 448 Pinewood Derby Saturday March 4, 2017 At 3:00pm Saturday, March 4, 2017, Cub Scout Pack 448 will be holding their annual Pinewood Derby at Trinity United Methodist Church! Car check in starts at 2:30pm Saturday and ends promptly at 3:00pm with the first heat...

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October Pack Meeting

October Pack Meeting Trinity United Methodist Church 2303 Jones Boulavard Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Trinity United Methodist Church is conducting a Cub Scout Round Up with a family dinner, Pack Meeting and parent orientation. On Monday October 24, 2016 families with Cub...

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Pack Kickoff Meeting

Round Up Meeting Cub Scout Pack 448 Trinity United Methodist Church 2303 Jones Boulavard Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Trinity United Methodist Church is conducting a Cub Scout Round Up with a family dinner, Pack Meeting and parent orientation. On Thursday September 29, 2016...

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Northfield Roundup

Northfield Elementary Scout Registration 6:00 pm Sept. 28, 2016 Northfield Elementary is a short walk from Pack 448's meeting place at Trinity United Methodist Church.  On Sept. 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm there will be a meeting at the school with boys from grades 1 through...

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Scouting News

Inside the August 2021 Issue

Inside the August 2021 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the August 2021 issue of Scout Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit scoutlife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Scout Life...

Canoe or Kayak? Which is the Better Choice?

Canoe or Kayak? Which is the Better Choice?

When planning an aquatic trek, you’ll need the right vessel to carry you and your gear. That decision depends on how you want to travel and what kind of water you’ll encounter. Typically, kayaks are ideal for solo paddling, while canoes can fit two or three people....

Scouts Race Down a Tennessee River on Homemade Rafts

Scouts Race Down a Tennessee River on Homemade Rafts

As they prepared for the 42nd annual Great Hiwassee River Raft Race, the Scouts from Troop 10 in Cleveland, Tennessee, had a plan: Finish with the fastest time. The Scouts from Troop 1010, also from Cleveland, had their own plan: Embrace the event’s theme by dressing...

How to Build a PVC Sprinkler for Summertime Fun

How to Build a PVC Sprinkler for Summertime Fun

Cool off with this backyard summertime sprinkler system made from PVC pipes. WHAT YOU’LL NEED Five 3⁄4″ x 10′ PVC pipes Following the cutting diagram below, cut the following lengths from the five 3⁄4″ x 10′ PVC pipes: Eight 36″ pieces Six 24″ pieces Four 12″ pieces...

How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

John Musgrove was on his first backpacking trip, and he was not a happy hiker. “I’m tired, and I think I’m going to barf,” he moaned. The eighth grader and his Scouts BSA patrol were hiking a section of the Appalachian Trial in the Mark Trail Wilderness of north...

30 Funny Jokes and Comics for Father’s Day

30 Funny Jokes and Comics for Father’s Day

Want to give your dad something funny for Father’s Day? Why not tell him a joke. Here are 30 great jokes about dads sent in by Scout Life readers. Do you know a funny joke? Click here to send it to us. DOWNLOAD A FREE POCKET JOKE BOOK! Print and fold your own pocket...

5 DIY Gifts for Father’s Day

5 DIY Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up. Show Dad you care with a do-it-yourself gift. GET CRACKIN’ WITH THIS PEANUT BRITTLE Dad will love this homemade peanut brittle. WHAT YOU’LL NEED: 1 cup of sugar ½ cup of light corn syrup 1 tablespoon of butter or margarine 1 cup of roasted...

How to Make 4 Cool Gifts for Father’s Day

How to Make 4 Cool Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up. Dad will be one happy guy with one of these cool gifts. TANGLED TWINE? “Knot” anymore with this handy twine dispenser. WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Wide-mouth canning jar Needle Roll of twine Pencil Thin cardboard Scissors WHAT YOU’LL DO: 1. Poke the...

Olympic Mascots Through the Years

Olympic Mascots Through the Years

Since 1968, it has been a tradition to have a mascot for each of the Olympic games. Take a peek at our photo gallery of Olympic mascots and then use the comments section to tell us which Olympic mascots you think were the wildest, craziest, weirdest and coolest. 1968...

Inside the June-July 2021 Issue

Inside the June-July 2021 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the June-July 2021 issue of Scout Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit scoutlife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Scout Life...

How to Make Your Own Board Game

How to Make Your Own Board Game

Design and make your own board game to take family game night to the next level of fun. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE A BOARD GAME Posterboard, cardboard or cardstock Game tokens, such as small toys Blank note cards or construction paper Dice Pencil, markers, crayons,...

3 Proven Ways to Avoid Bug Bites in the Outdoors

3 Proven Ways to Avoid Bug Bites in the Outdoors

Nobody likes bug bites. And some insects can spread serious diseases, such as Lyme disease, West Nile virus and dengue fever. You can avoid biting insects using this three-part strategy. 1. DON’T GO WHERE BUGS ARE. Mosquitoes, ticks, no-see-ums, horseflies and the...

Best Sleeping Bags for Staying Cool on a Warm Night

Best Sleeping Bags for Staying Cool on a Warm Night

Q: What sleeping bag should I use if I don’t want the heat to get to me? — Gus, Atlanta, Georgia A: Many factors affect a sleeping bag’s comfort: rectangular or mummy design, temperature rating, down or synthetic insulation — it can be tough to find the right fit....