New Here?

See our Pack Welcome Guide for lots of helpful information for new (and even returning) scouting families.

Contact the cubmaster@longmontpack673.org with any questions about getting started with the pack.


Process

Joining Pack 673 is easy!  The basic steps are:
  • Turn in a youth membership application (also available in paper)
  • Pay annual pack dues (or remainder of pack dues if part is collected during online registration)
  • Acquire required/recommended uniform pieces from the Scout Store in Louisville, Loveland, or Online (some assembly required!)
  • Turn in an annual medical form for your new scout.
The best way to get started is to attend a pack meeting.  Leaders will share more about scouting, our pack, and plans for the upcoming year.  You can meet your child's pack and den leaders and get all your questions answered.


Finances

Annual pack dues are $50/year (can be adjusted, but stable for many years).  100% of Pack dues are used to cover pack expenses, including Cub Scout Registration Fee, subscription to Boys’ Life Magazine, Achievement Awards, Pinewood Derby Car, and other supplies.  Dues should be paid at the August pack meeting or when joining the pack.  Most of the pack program is paid for with the proceeds from our annual Popcorn Sale that kicks off in September.

All families in our entire Council (parts of CO, NE, and WY) are also invited to donate to the “Investment in Character and Leadership” campaign benefiting all levels of the Scouting organization such as camps and leader training.

Pack scholarships may be available for the Pack dues.


Uniform

Detailed information about the required and recommended pieces of the uniform can be found in the Pack Welcome Guide linked above.  Clerks at the scout stores are very helpful in selecting the right uniform pieces for your scout, but you'll need to know your scout's pack number (673), grade-level rank, and den number:
  • Kindergarten - Lions - Den 17 or 18
  • 1st Grade - Tigers - Den 10, 15, or 16
  • 2nd Grade - Wolves - Den 4, 9, or 14
  • 3rd Grade - Bears - Den 2, 3 or 14
  • 4th Grade - Webelos - Den 1, 8 or 12
  • 5th Grade - Arrow of Light - Den 6 or 7

Medical Forms

Each scout and leader should turn in an updated BSA Health Form A and B at the August pack meeting or when joining the pack.  The forms can be filled in online and saved, but must be printed, signed, and turned in (with copies of medical insurance cards) to the pack in paper form due to privacy rules (don't email!).  The health forms from last year will be shredded since they must be updated annually.  Family members who attend district or pack events that require health forms for all participants (e.g. Winter Fun Day at Camp Tahosa, District Cub Klondike, etc.) will also need to complete health forms.  You can turn in all your forms now and the pack can bring them to the events.