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Thank you for visiting the Pack 684 website - - PACK 684 is a Gold Standard Pack and winner of the National Summertime Award seeking excellence in everything we do in providing the best program possible for the scouts! 

What differentiates us from the other outstanding Packs executing BSA aims to develop scouts character, citizen, and personal fitness PREPARING BOYS FOR LIFE?  We are an ACTIVE Pack characterized by FUN, creativity, servant leadership, purpose, organization, and a sense of family.  The largest Pack in the District (approximately 90 scouts out of 1,000 in the District) but with a small town feel; 1 in every 4 eligible boys at Sangster Elementary School is in Pack 684.  We have scouts from Newington Forest and local private schools as well.  Our size provides a level of adult activism that is hard to beat. 

Eligible boys may join Pack 684 at any time by contacting our Recruitment Chair, Gene Sampson at genesampson@mris.com or our Cubmaster at cubmaster684@gmail.com

Pack 684 offers assistance to families in need so that financial hardship will not be a bar to Scouting for any boy.  All decisions on assistance are made on a case-by-case basis and will remain a private matter between that family and the Pack leadership.

You might find the other attachments useful as well such as "About Us", "Cub Scout Basics", and "Cub Scout Levels" in the menu to the left.  You might also wish to go to BeaScout.org or Scouting.org.  The photos of sample Pack activities attached may take a few moments to open.  If you're considering scouting, we would welcome the opportunity to have you join us for an outing and see who we are and what we do. 

Day Camp - Summer 2016

Posted on Mar 16 2016 - 10:13pm

Patriot District Day Camp, Galactic Trek

  • July 11-15, 8:45am - 3:30pm
  • For all Cub Scout ranks, including rising Tiger scouts (must have an adult Akela with them at all times)
  • Siblings are welcome, rising 1st - 5th graders (1st graders also need an Akela)
  • Required: volunteering as a Den Walker one day per child attending camp

Submit attached forms with payment to Day Camp Coordinator, Becca Toney, rebecca.toney@gmail.com, 202.697.1712

Overnight Camp - Summer 2016

Posted on Mar 16 2016 - 10:13pm

Heart of Virginia Overnight Cub Adventure Camp

  • July 15-17, Friday 4:00-8:00pm (check-in) - Sunday 9:00am (ends)
  • For all Cub Scout ranks, including Webelos and rising Tiger scouts (must have an adult Akela with them at all times)

Register and pay online at http://www.cubadventurecamp.net/Summer.html
Send number of adults and scouts attending to Overnight Camp Coordinator, Penny Speed, phuber65@aol.com

Free Pinewood Derby Track

Posted on Jan 3 2016 - 7:33pm

Free to a good home, our 2-lane, 32 foot (four 8 feet sections) antique wooden Pinewood Derby track.  It's a little bumpy down the track and nothing like Pack 684's aluminum track.  But, it has served Ethan well and he is ready to pass it on to someone who will enjoy using it with their friends.  It's seen countless hours of track time with Ethan and his friends and really helped us build better cars since we purchased it.  (Note that its assembled size is 32 feet.  That requires a pretty large straight and flat space).  Dog in photo for scale!  Craig

Welcome Back!

Posted on Sep 30 2015 - 10:47pm

Thanks to all the families that came out to celebrate Back To Scouting night this evening. Below is the ppt deck we presented tonight. To save you the digging, here are the key dates we shared with parents:

Trip Report - Goshen Family Camping

Posted on Sep 7 2015 - 7:20pm

This weekend my family and the Leach family attended Family Camping Weekend at Goshen Scout Reservation in Goshen Virginia. BLUF: this was a fun, family-centric event that we *HIGHLY ENCOURAGE* you to consider including in your future Labor Day plans.

Goshen Family Camping at Goshen Scout Reservation

Posted on Aug 24 2015 - 9:01pm
Sep 4 2015 - 5:00pm
Sep 7 2015 - 9:00am
 
Goshen Scout Reservation

Attention all Scouting Families! You are invited to join us as we continue our long tradition of celebrating and closing out a great Summer of Scouting through our Family Camping Weekend at Goshen Scout Reservation. 
The weekend begins on Friday, September 4th and continues through Monday, September 7th, 2015. The cost is $15.00 per person. Your family will be able participate in activities such as: BB Gun, Rifle and Shotgun Shooting, Swimming, Archery, Water-skiing and Wake-boarding, hiking, campfires, other staff-led activities. Each family in turn provides their own tents, food, and personal items.

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