November 2023 Meeting & Update

Nov 11, 2023 | Pack News | 0 comments

Greetings OneSixteen Families,

We have a few updates & our pack meeting reminder to share, but first, a big thank you to each family for all your work supporting your scout and our pack in this fall’s fundraising efforts! Popcorn has wrapped up, and the first wreath order has been delivered – details will We’ll share our totals, and prizes, and celebrate at our December pack meeting, so be sure to mark your calendars for some fun on December 11 at 6:30 for that. Here’s what we’ve got to share:


Game time! After some announcements and updates, we’ll start a night full of fun carnival-style games and activities! Prizes for all and snacks provided. Bring a friend!

November Pack Meeting: Carnival Night
Monday, November 13 · 6:30 – 7:45 PM
Farmington Lutheran Church

We’ve got books and registration t-shirts to pass out on Monday! At this meeting, we’ll also check in with any parents and leaders who may have any issues going on with either registration or Scoutbook, our communication and scout journey tracking system. If you are having any problems or questions about any of that, we’ll seek to get that resolved Monday. Please bring in or be able to access any registration confirmation, receipts, or additional communications you’ve received. We’re working with our area scout office leaders to support and resolve any issues so these systems don’t hold us back!


In addition to our December 11 pack meeting, we’ve got some fun and meaningful opportunities to gather, connect, and serve ahead! You can always check the pack website for basic details, but here are a few things on the calendar.

December Parent & Leader Meeting
Monday, December 4 · 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Farmington Lutheran Church

This meeting is for all leaders and parents. We’ll check in and evaluate our year so far, make plans for upcoming events, and share some gratitude!

Trinity Care Center Service Project
Monday, December 7
Trinity Care Center

Save the date for a service project opportunity in partnership with one of our local scout troops. More details to come. Its a short, but impactful project! More details coming soon.

Wreaths Across America
December 16 · 11:00 AM
Fort Snelling National Cemetery

We lay wreaths at graves at Fort Snelling National Cemetery alongside dozens of other volunteers. Scouts and their families have found this to be a very meaningful experience over the years. We’ll meet for a short ceremony and then place wreaths.

Reach out with any questions or concerns. Thank you for supporting your scout. See you Monday!


Calendar at a Glance

Nov 13 – Pack Meeting: Carnival Night 6:30pm @ Farmington Lutheran Church
Dec 04 – Committee/Parent Meeting 8pm
Dec 07 – Service Project at Trinity Care Center 6pm @ Trinity Care Center
Dec 11 – Pack Meeting: Fundraising Party! 6:30pm
Dec 16 – Wreaths Across America 11am @ Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Jan 04 – Committee/Parent Meeting 8pm
Jan 08 – Pack Meeting: Night Sledding 6:30pm @ Whitetail Woods Regional Park Shelter