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News of Pack 56

Community Service, Pack Outings

Memorial Day Parade 2019

Once again, the Cub Scouts of Pack 56 showed their community spirit and civic pride by marching in the annual Holbrook Memorial Day Parade and, for the first time, the Avon Memorial Day...

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Pack Meetings

Cupcake Decorating at the Pack Meeting

Through the generosity of Susan Emery of Cake Connections, the Scouts of Pack 56 were able to learn the art of cupcake decorating at their pack meeting. Each Cub Scout was given 6 cupcakes...

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Pack Meetings

2019 Pinewood Derby

Pack 56 held its 2019 Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 15 and it was a great success. We had 19 Cub Scouts and another 6 siblings entered for the race. The Pack held derby car workshops...

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Ceremonies, Pack Meetings

Blue and Gold Dinner 2019

Our 2019 Blue and Gold Dinner on Sunday, February 24 celebrating the birthday of the Cub Scouts and recognizing the hard work of all our Scouts was a great success. In addition to handing...

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Ceremonies

2019 Blue and Gold Banquet Preparations

Please join us as we celebrate the achievements of Pack 56’s Cub Scout and see our Arrow Of Light Webelos crossing over to Boy Scouts! The Blue and Gold Banquet will be held Saturday,...

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Pack Outings

2019 Webelos Klondike

On January 19, the Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts of Pack 56 took part in the District Wild Klondike Derby, an all-day event at Camp Squanto that has Scouts take part in a variety of...

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Pack Meetings

Pack 56 Christmas Party

Pack 56’s December Pack Meeting was Christmas-themed and included a holiday-themed carnival produced by the Bear Den. There was gingerbread man cookie decorating, various games with...

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Community Service

Scouting For Food 2018

Pack 56’s participation in Scouting for Food 2018 was a great success bringing in a ton of food from our community to help those in need this winter through the Holbrook Ecumenical...

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Pack Outings

Thanksgiving Camping

On Saturday, November 17, Pack 56 took part in a camp day at Camp Sayre in Milton and were hosted by Boy Scout Troop 56 for an early Thanksgiving dinner. The Scouts had the opportunity to...

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Community Service

Coming up: Scouting for Food

A Scout is helpful! This is a wonderful event that helps people in need in our community and the Scouts are able to help hands on. We really do need all hands on deck for this event....

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Pack Outings

2018 Lantern Walk

Pack 56 took part in the annual Lantern Walk in the Town Forest on Friday, October 27. More than 50 children and adults gathered at the trailhead after dark and then walked together down a...

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Pack Meetings

September 2018 Pack Meeting

Pack 56 held its first Pack Meeting of the 2018-2019 year on Sunday, September 30. At the meeting, Cubmaster Dan Toy handed out awards, recognitions, and achievements to Cubs for...

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Fundraisers

2018 Walk-a-thon

Pack 56 held its annual Walk-a-thon on September 8, 2018 at Sumner Field in Holbrook, raising money through pledges to help fund its many activities through the year. Almost ever Cub in the...

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Pack Outings

2018 Fishing Derby

The Cubs of Pack 56 took part in their annual fishing derby on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Island Grove Park in Abington. It was a glorious late summer day with blue skies and low...

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Fundraisers

Prepare for the 2018 Walk-a-Thon

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Cub Scouts of Pack 56 will be holding a walk-a-thon to raise funds to help pay for activities such as camping, special outings, events, etc. The cubs...

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Pack Outings

Pack 56 Visits Coast Guard Sector Base Boston

Thanks to the help of Pack 56 parent and Coast Guard veteran Si Gatto, Pack 56 was able to visit Boston on Sunday, August 19, 2018 and get a wonderful tour of Coast Guard Sector Base...

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Pack Outings

Cubs Go Bowling

As part of their summer activities, the Pack went bowling at Union Lanes in Holbrook on Friday, July 27, 2018. They had two hours to bowl in both bumper lanes and bumper-less lanes, plus...

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Ceremonies

Crossing Over

On June 24, Pack 56 held our Crossing Over ceremony as we marked the end of one year and the beginning of another. All of our Scouts received any achievements they’d completed as well...

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Den Meetings

Scout Cookeree

Pack 56 gathered in the parking lot of Avon Baptist Church for a cookeree in which each den got together to create one or more dishes that could be cooked outside. We had tin foil stew,...

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Ceremonies

Flag Day

Every year on June 14, the Scouts of Holbrook come together at Mary Wales Park to retire weathered and worn flags. Troop 153, Troop 56 and our Pack 56 were respectful and followed procedure...

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Den Meetings

How to Fold a Flag

As Pack 56 prepared to take part in the Flag Day flag retirement ceremony on June 14, our leaders showed the Pack how to properly fold a flag with a very large American flag that had been...

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