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Frequently Asked Questions

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us you cannot find the answer to your question.

How is cub scouts structured?

Cub Scouts are organized into small units called “dens”, which in Pack 83 are grouped by children that are in the same grade. The dens are organized and named as follows:

Tigers Grade 1
Wolves Grade 2
Bears Grade 3
Webelos I Grade 4
Webelos II Grade 5

Each Den holds a meeting once a month.  Dens are supervised by volunteer “Den Leaders”, who are parents who help the boys pursue age-appropriate activities.

There is also a Pack Meeting once a month – where all members meet together.

What does it cost to join?

  • Registration for the 2018-2019 year is $115.
  • Registration fees cover or help subsidize the Scouts of America registration and insurance, Awards, Patches and Certificates, Den Meetings and Pack Meetings.
  • In order to keep registration fees as low as possible, there will be some optional activities with their own fees (e.g. scouts who choose to go on an overnight trip to the USS Pampanito submarine would be asked to pay for the fee for that trip).
  • Scholarships are available if needed, please contact us for details.

When is the next Pack 83 meeting or event?

Please see our Calendar for details.

Can my child join Pack 83 Cub Scouts?

Yes! Contact us to get started.

As a parent, how do I become a leader or just volunteer to help?

Pack 83 is always looking for parent leaders and volunteers. Please Contact us to get started.

Uniforms. Can you tell me all about them?

Class A uniforms are the traditional uniforms worn to the pack meetings, den meetings, Blue and Gold dinner, and other events. You can purchase these at cub scout stores in Foster City and Palo Alto.

Scout related t-shirts are casually called a Class B uniform. You can purchase these t-shirts are the beginning of the year (talk to your Den Leader or the registrar for more information). You can wear your class B uniform to Den meetings and some other events (your Den leader or the event coordinate will say) instead of a class A uniform.

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