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Cub Scout Pack 566
Saratoga,Cupertino, and surrounding areas California

Over 40 Years of Excellence in Scouting

Welcome to Cub Scout Pack 566
Boys and Girls, Grades K-5 (566 has older programs through age 21)

This is our backup website.
Unfortunately, our Webhosting company, Scoutlander has issues as of 8/14/21.
Normally, our website can be found at pack566.org or join566.org

Pack 566 Pack Meetings

What is a Pack Meeting?

A Pack meeting is when all the members of the Pack meet together. At least one parent attends with the Cub Scout. Outside of Covid, Pack Meetings are a family affair. You may not wish to expose your younger children to a group at this time but they are welcome to attend Pack meetings. The meetings run an hour or so with some special events lasting longer.

What is the format of a Pack Meeting?

An opening flag ceremony.
Announcements.
Den performed skits (short plays)
Recognition of Cub Scout Advancement (skills or activities completed)
Main activity
Game
Raffle
Closing Flags

When and Where are Pack Meetings Held?

As of Fall,2021, per the Pack 566 Covid Protocol, Pack Meetings are being held outdoors at Kevin Moran Park in Saratoga on 2nd Thursdays of the month starting at 7pm. We will meet at the far left end of the park next to the tennis court. As Covid situation changes, we may move meetings back in-side, possibly to Menlo Church*, our chartering organization. We will find a rain solution by the time it rains.
*Pack 566 has no religious affliation with Menlo Church.

What are some examples of the Main Activity of a Pack Meetings?

Cub Scout Carnival - events created by the Dens and Pack Committee.
Bike Rodeo - Bike inspections, adjustments, riding events, and prizes.
Pinewood Derby - Cub built model car race.
Blue & Gold Dinner - Annual awards potluck dinner and show.
Neckerchief Ceremonies - Presentation of rank neckerchief & slide at start of the Scouting year.

Some Historical Pre-Covid Pictures


The pack meeting audience.

The pack meeting keeps Cubs entertained.

A den receives some recognition before the pack for a recent award.