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Fall Family Camp Out Sept 21-23rd

posted Sep 7, 2018, 4:10 PM by Web Master

Richmond Battlefield Park

Our First family camp out is only a couple weeks away

Please read all the important info below regarding this camp out, especially if this is your first time camping.
This first camp out will be on Sept 21-23 at Battlefield Park in Richmond.
Scouts, parents, siblings, relatives all are welcome to attend this camp out!
You can sign up at the link below, or you can stop by the council offices to sign up in person which are near the Scout Store on Nicholasville Rd.

The Pack will be providing food so let us know if any attendees have any food allergies we need to be aware of.
Friday night we are NOT preparing food so please eat before arrival or bring something along.
Saturday Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and Sunday Breakfast will be provided.
IMPORTANT: Our Pack practices "Leave no Trace" We do not use disposable plates and silverware.  
IMPORTANT: Each attendee should bring a mess kit to use throughout the weekend.  (We will have dish wash stations set up)
Scouts need to have a responsible adult with them for the weekend (Cub Scouting is a family activity)

We need parent volunteers to help with food buying and meal prep at the camp out.  
Please let Kevin know if you are attending and are able to help with any part of the food for this camp out!  

You can email with specific questions for the camp out.

September 21-23, 2018
Battlefield Park, Richmond
Scouts - $15
Siblings - $10
Adults - $5
Activities include:
Shooting Sports (1st Grade and above)Games
Campfire Program

Basic Items To Bring For Camp Out
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 Tent  Sleeping Bags 
 Ground Tarps  Pillows 
 Hammer  Snacks / Drinks 
 Cooler and Ice  Drinking Water 
 Sunscreen  Bug Repellant 
 Hiking Boots  Extra Shoes 
 Camera and Film  Flashlight 
 Lantern  First Aid Kit 
 Garbage Bags  ** Mess Kit (Plates and Cups) **
 Paper Towels  ** Eating Utensils **
 Camp Chairs and Table  Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc) 
 Poncho / Rain suit  Changes of Clothing 

Legacy Trail Bike Riding

posted Jul 14, 2018, 4:29 AM by Web Master

All scouts in Pack 859 and their entire family is invited to come out to ride bikes on the Legacy Trail right here in Lexington.

We plan to ride bikes for about 1 hr.  Make sure you bring a helmet and water bottle.  It will likely be hot.

Saturday, July 21.  10am-11:30am.  We plan to ride for about 1.5 hrs., but families can stay as long as they like.

We plan to meet at the Coldstream Trailhead at McGrathiana Blvd.  I've provided a link below to a google map it in case you need directions.  here.

2018 Summertime Activities

posted May 24, 2018, 5:17 PM by Web Master

2018 Summertime Activities

Below are the activities planned for Summer 2018. These optional activities are part of the Summertime Activity award. Scouts can go to as many as they want.
Plus, if a scout goes to at minimum 1 event in June, 1 event in July, and 1 event in August then they will earn the summertime activity pin

Details for each event will be emailed a week prior to the event

2018 Pack 859 Spring Campout At Cave Run Lake (May 11-13)

posted Apr 24, 2018, 4:28 AM by Web Master   [ updated Apr 27, 2018, 8:10 PM ]

click here to check whether you have signed up already
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2018 Pack 859 Spring Campout - Cave Run Lake

click here to check whether you have signed up already

Movie Night and Smores @ the Cooper's. Signup Below

posted Apr 23, 2018, 5:33 PM by Web Master   [ updated May 19, 2018, 2:24 PM ]


Event Timing: April 28th, 2018    8pm-10pm
Movie to start at 8:30pm (sundown)
Event Address: 203 Leawood Dr., KY 40502
Contact us at
Bring a chair to sit on since it will be outside in the yard
in the event of bad weather I will email everyone via packmaster.  
If you need to check whether you have already signed up you can click here.

Movie and Smores Night

If you need to check whether you have already signed up you can click here.

Printing Cub Scout Book Addendums

posted Apr 2, 2018, 6:44 PM by Web Master

In case you all need a copy of the modified requirements and electives for your scout then below is a link for each den.  I found these online and thought I'd pass them along.

And this article tells you how to print them so that they fit nicely in your current scout book.

Cub Scout Laser Tag and Pizza Night at Champs

posted Mar 5, 2018, 6:14 PM by Web Master   [ updated Mar 5, 2018, 6:26 PM ]

Champs Laser Tag

Our pack has decided to have an amazing night of laser tag and pizza party provided for by the pack.

Who:  Pack 859 Cub Scouts and siblings

What:  Pizza provided by the pack and 2 rounds of laser tag for each scout and any siblings.  Adults and friends will have to cover their own cost.

Where:  Champs at 297 Ruccio Way, Lexington, KY 40503.

When:  Tuesday, March 20th.  6:30pm


Register for Blue and Gold 2018 Banquet to be held Feb 26th

posted Feb 20, 2018, 6:00 AM by Web Master   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 6:03 AM ]

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Blue and Gold 2018

2018 Pinewood Derby Signup

posted Jan 24, 2018, 7:38 AM by Web Master   [ updated Jan 24, 2018, 8:14 AM ]

Please Sign up for the derby if you plan to spend the night so we know how much food to buy and prepare for Saturday Morning...

2018 Pinewood Derby Signup

Registration deadline is Wednesday, February 7, 2018 so we can get needed supplies together.

This event is FREE to all so please register. 

Each scout must have an adult present at the camp-in.

This registration form works best on a computer instead of a phone.

Pinewood Derby Car Rules, Please Read & Follow in order to Pass Inspection for entry to Derby

Make sure you eat dinner before you come.

Friday activities include: Derby car display build and watch a movie with popcorn.  You can turn in your cars when you get there if you don't want to hold onto them until the morning.  But, once turned in they can't be modified anymore. 

Saturday activities include: breakfast, games and build derby car display if you haven't already, and race our pinewood derby cars.  We will also be hosting a Derby Car Show announcing winners before the racing begins.

The success of the camp-in depends on parent volunteers, please sign up to help make this a fun and successful event.

Print the Derby Agenda attached for your information.

RESCHEDULED 4th Annual Champs Scout Skate Night - Tuesday Feb 20, 2018

posted Jan 10, 2018, 7:36 AM by Web Master   [ updated Jan 17, 2018, 4:13 AM ]

Champs Entertainment Complex
Since Monday's Den Meeting is cancelled we will instead be holding our
Due to the Winter weather on our original date this event was rescheduled

4th Annual Champs Scout Skate Night Tuesday Feb 20th 5-9pm

The Pack will cover the cost for Admission and Skate Rental for scouts.
This is an optional event and runs from 5-9pm so you can come whenever convenient for your family.
There will be a scout roster at the Champs ticket office where you will check in your scout. 
Parents not skating can get in free.  But parents/siblings that want to skate will have to cover their fees.
This event is made possible through the hard work your scouts did in November selling popcorn for the pack.

Hope to see you there

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