Lebanon Scouts - Upper Valley Scouting Blog

Troop and Pack 279 celebrate Scout Sunday

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday. Scouts attend and participate in a service at their chartered organization if it is a...

Cubs Camp in the Winter!

A Scout is brave, and our Pack braved the cold New England weather to enjoy a weekend away at Billings Lodge, located in Randolph, NH. There were 28 of us in total, Scouts, Scouters...

Santa visits Pack 279

December Pack Meeting was Packed with Fun!

The December Pack Meeting started with an obstacle course, songs, and skits, then we awarded advancement patches, pins, belt loops, and Popcorn-selling prizes that the Scouts earned. A big thanks to all the Scouts who...

Pack 279 assembles for a Peace Light ceremony

2018 Peace Light Ceremony

  The Peace Light has been burning for over a thousand years at the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem. Each December, Austrian Scouts travel to Bethlehem to retrieve the flame and spread it...

Pack 279 Planting Bulbs at Lebanon Towers

Planting Bulbs at Lebanon Towers

Part of Scouting is doing service projects. After the Veterans’ Day Parade November 11, 2018, Cub Scouts from Pack 279 walked over to Lebanon Towers to plant bulbs around the flagpole at Lebanon Towers,...

Pack 279 poses for the camera after the August 25, 2018 Rail Trail cleanup

Rail Trail Cleanup

Pack 279 explored the newly-paved section of the Mascoma River Greenway in Lebanon, picking up two heavy bags of trash along the way.  After that, we stopped in at Dairy Twirl for a tasty...