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Cub Scout Pack 677
(Ellisville, Missouri)
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Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the requirements to join Cub Scouts?
Lion Cubs (entering kindergarten) Tiger Cubs (entering first grade or age 7), Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts (entering second or third grade, or age 8 or 9), Webelos Scouts (entering fourth or fifth grade, or age 10).

What does Cub Scouting offer my child?
Cub Scouting offers fun and challenging activities that promote character development and physical fitness. Service projects, ceremonies, games, and other activities guide youth through the core values and give them a sense of personal achievement. Through positive peer group interaction and parental guidance, youth also learn honesty, bravery, and respect.

How does participation in Cub Scouting affect participation other activities?
The Cub Scout program is designed to compliment many other extracurricular activities. Typical time commitment is two Den meetings and one Pack meeting per month. Youth who participate in organized sports like soccer, baseball, basketball, swimming, gymnastics, etc, or academic-based extracurricular activities like music, art, science etc., can be recognized for these activities though Cub Scout belt loops and pins which are worn on their uniform.

What are the responsibilities of a parent?
  • Provide help and support for the den and pack.
  • Work with your child on advancement projects and activities.
  • Attend pack meetings with your child and present his advancement awards to him at the pack meeting.
  • Attend and assist with den outings.
  • Attend Cub Scout Family campouts with your child.

Do Cub Scouts go camping?
Yes, but they ease into it. They may go camping with a parent, or even with the entire family. More on Cub Scout camping can be found at

What other activities are available to Cub Scouts and their families?
Pack 677 is very active, providing a rich environment for youth and their families. Typical annual events include:
  • Fall Campout
  • Hayride
  • Scouting for Food
  • Flag Ceremonies
  • Pinewood Derby
  • Blue & Gold Banquet
  • Lunch Box Derby
  • Spring Campout
  • Pack Picnic
  • Memorial Day Good Turn
  • Ballwin Days Parade
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Summer Webelos Camp
  • Rain Gutter Regatta
  • Bicycle Outing
  • Community Service Activities
  • and more!

How much is it going to cost?
The annual Pack 677 dues of $75.00 covers such items as the National registration fee, Boys' Life Magazine, the handbook appropriate for your child's rank, pinewood derby kits, and all patches and awards for the year.

Other costs to the families may include uniforms and activity fees including those for the Day Camp and Resident Camps. Youth members participate in one fund-raising activity (popcorn), which helps to cover Den supplies, equipment, and other activities.

Where can I buy uniforms, pack and den number patches?
There are two scout shops in the St. Louis, MO area. Their address information and store hours are below. Alternatively, you can order everything online from the BSA retail store at ScoutStuff.Org
MacArthur Service Center
4568 West Pine Blvd.
St. Louis, Mo. 63108-2179
Phone: 314-454-1652
FAX: 314-454-0656
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
BSA Outfitters Scout Shop 
13347 Manchester Rd
Des Peres, MO 63131
Phone: 314-984-0014
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m