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 January-February 2021 Issue

Inside the January-February 2021 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the January-February 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...

Does Rolling Your Clothes Save Space?

Does Rolling Your Clothes Save Space?

Q: Does rolling up your clothes really work when packing? — Cody, Orange City, Iowa A: It will depend on what you’re packing. Try this: Empty a dresser drawer at home, and then fold and place your clothes inside until the drawer is full. Then take the clothes out and...

Stuff We Like: Smart XXL Camping Cot

Stuff We Like: Smart XXL Camping Cot

OK, OK, this cot is heavy, bulky and pricey. But this is “Stuff We Like,” and we like the RIO Gear Smart XXL Camping Cot from ShelterLogic ($100, shelterlogic.com). It measures about 7 feet long and more than 3 feet wide. It’s comfortable, easy to set up and strong...

How to Earn Respect as a Leader

How to Earn Respect as a Leader

Scouting offers many opportunities for you to lead. The longer you’re in the program, the more others will look to you to step up. But how do you become a good, responsible leader who commands respect from Scouts and adults alike? Here are a few tips: • Keep your...

How to Preserve a Snowflake

How to Preserve a Snowflake

Snowflakes usually melt before you can get a good look at them. Here’s how to preserve individual flakes so you can study them later. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO PRESERVE A SNOWFLAKE Access to a freezer Freezable pouch (A large pencil case works well.) Black poster board or...

Illinois Scouts Brave the Slopes for a Cool Merit Badge

Illinois Scouts Brave the Slopes for a Cool Merit Badge

Life Scout Paul Lehmann and his sister Ann, a Second Class Scout, stood at the top of the slope. It was Paul’s fourth time visiting Devil’s Head Ski Resort near Merrimac, Wisconsin, and he had all the confidence in the world. “I had gone down most of the hills...

3 Tough Phone Cases for the Outdoors

3 Tough Phone Cases for the Outdoors

Q: When I go camping, I take my phone. I don’t want it to get damaged. Can you recommend any good phone cases for the outdoors? — Fred, Charlestown, Massachusetts A: If you’re going into the wilderness with a smartphone worth hundreds of dollars, you’ll want something...

How to Buy a Great Pair of Hiking Boots

How to Buy a Great Pair of Hiking Boots

Whether you’re a dayhiker conquering local hills or a hardcore wilderness backpacker, your most important piece of gear is the same — and it might be the item you’ve put the least thought into buying: your boots. The wrong hiking footwear can send a backcountry...

Ho! Ho! Ho! Laugh at 80 Funny Christmas Jokes and Comics

Ho! Ho! Ho! Laugh at 80 Funny Christmas Jokes and Comics

Happy Holidays! Count down the days until December 25th with these very funny kid’s Christmas jokes sent in by Boys’ Life readers. We guarantee this clean holiday humor will help you “ho ho ho” like a certain jolly old elf. Do you know a funny Christmas joke? Click...

Inside the December 2020 Issue

Inside the December 2020 Issue

Here’s what you’ll find inside the December 2020 issue of Boys’ Life magazine. Remember, many articles are only available to subscribers and are not available online. Please visit boyslife.org/subscribe to subscribe to the print or digital editions of Boys’ Life...

How to Craft a Winter Wreath

How to Craft a Winter Wreath

Brighten up your home this winter by making your own wreath. Here’s how. WHAT YOU NEED TO MAKE A WREATH 20-inch metal wreath frame 1 pack of pipe cleaners 3 rolls of 5 ½” poly mesh (also called deco mesh) Ruler or tape measure Scissors Hot-glue gun Decorations WHAT...

9 Things to Know About the Night Sky

9 Things to Know About the Night Sky

Thousands of years ago, ancient astronomers observed the night sky and saw stars bunched together in what they called constellations. In one part of the sky, there was a group of stars that looked like a connect-the-dots lion, and they named it Leo. In another part,...

How to Make a Fuzz Stick to Help Start a Fire

How to Make a Fuzz Stick to Help Start a Fire

It’s drizzling, and you want to start a fire. Any tinder you gather will likely be too wet, right? Wrong. You can create an effective fire starter, even with a wet piece of wood. Just grab your knife so you can make a “fuzz stick.” The best piece of wood to use is one...

How to Buy Good Gloves or Mittens for Winter Activities

How to Buy Good Gloves or Mittens for Winter Activities

Serious mountaineers, polar explorers and other adventurers who routinely face extreme cold follow a hard-and-fast rule: Always bring extra gloves, because losing the use of your hands creates a life-threatening situation. You might never encounter such danger, but...

What’s More Fun Than Winter Camping? Camping with Pups!

What’s More Fun Than Winter Camping? Camping with Pups!

Madison Findley was worried when it came time to untie the Siberian and Alaskan huskies pulling her dogsled. “They wanted to chase the dog team in front of them,” says Madison, 14, a Life Scout with girls Troop 216 of La Grange Highlands, Illinois. “You could tell...