Parents of young boys face a lot of choices in after-school activities. Boys want to have fun, while parents want them to learn positive values and skills that will last a lifetime. If your boy is in first through fifth grade, Cub Scouting may be exactly what you are both looking for, according to Nathen Peterfeso, the senior district executive for Central Minnesota Council of Boy Scouts.
•involves a variety of family activities
•encourages good behavior
•teaches lifelong values
•strengthens the bond of families
Cub Scout sign-up nights are happening in Elk River now:
•Pack 90 — Otsego Elementary, Monday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Dorvinen 763-441-7476
•Pack 95 — Twin Lakes Elementary, Thursday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m., Lions Park pavilion. For more information, contact Tony Davis at 612-424-1354.
•Pack 97 — Meadowvale Elementary, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, Lions Park pavilion. For more information, call Ron Whealdon at 612-747-3127
•Pack 98 — Lincoln Elementary, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, Lions Park pavilion. For more information, call Chris Maahs 763-241-1140.
•Pack 99 — St. Andrew Catholic School, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, St. Andrew Catholic School Cafeteria, Elk River. For more information, call Kathy Reed at 612-702-6534.
Pack 111 — Parker Elementary, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept 22 at Lions Park pavilion. For more information, call Gene Carlson 763-441-1002.
Also check out the camp and other fun activities at www.bsacmc.org. Find local scouting information by visiting: www.BeAScout.org.