Welcome to Pack 87!

2012 POPCORN
Sale information and downloads:

2012 Popcorn Calendar includes info and booth sale dates
Order Forms
Trail's End website

2012 Popcorn booth sales have ended due to product sell-out!
Individual sales will continue until Oct. 23

Sailing Ship Balcutha overnight! Cubs and Troop Together!
MARCH 23, 2013

Event: OVERNIGHT on a 1886 Tall Ship!
Date: SATURDAY March 23, 2013
Time: Sat ONBOARDING is 7:00PM/ Sun DEPARTURE 8:00AM
SIGN-UP: Click here to sign up!
COST: $30 per person due by 2/26/2013 (or sooner)checks to BSA, Pack 87
Coordinator: Barbara
Transportation: TBA--stay tuned for details
Location: Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco  get directions
Meals: Pre-event dinner to-be-arranged. Bring $money for Sunday in-car breakfast
Description: LIMITED TO FIRST 25 total participants: One parent per cub MUST sign up.
MORE INFO at the San Francisco Maritime Website.
DOWNLOAD: Supplemental Information for Scouts

Limited to 25 total participants
SORRY, no siblings!

cub parent weekend Event: Cub Parent Weekend/Shipwrecked
Date: Saturday 9/15-Sunday 9/16, 2012
Time: all day
Coordinator: Jean Sato
Location: Boulder Creek Scout Reservation   get directions
Meals: provided
Drivers: individual families


Description: Family Camping. Theme-related crafts, games as well as archery, BB guns, swimming, campfire program and one night of camping.


REGISTRATION: Click here to register online
popcornkickoff Event: Popcorn Kick-Off/Welcome Back Dinner
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Coordinator: Barbara Bonini
Location: MVBT patio
Description: Intro to popcorn sale with materials and schedule.
BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY!!

nanamanPopcorn booths

   Friday, Sept. 14 4:30-6:30 Shoreline Safeway

   Friday, Sept. 21 4:30-6:30 Shoreline Safeway
   Saturday, Sept. 22 2:00-6:00 Shoreline Safeway

   Friday, Sept. 28 4:30-6:30 Shoreline Safeway
   Saturday, Sept. 29 2:00-6:00 Shoreline Safeway

   Friday, Oct.5 4:30-6:30 LOCATION TBD   CANCELLED!! Sold out!!
   Saturday, Oct.6 2:00-6:00 LOCATION TBD   CANCELLED!! Sold out!!

   Friday, Oct.12 4:30-6:30 if needed LOCATION TBD   CANCELLED!! Sold out!!
   Saturday, Oct.13 2:00-6:00 if needed LOCATION TBD   CANCELLED!! Sold out!!

Order Forms due on Tues. Oct. 23

Upcoming April and May Events

Gem Show Event:Rock and Gem Show
Date: Sunday, April 22 2012
Time: TBD
Location: Santa Clara County Fair Grounds
    344 Tully Rd., San Jose, CA  get directions
Meals: Sack lunch + water(some food avail---but not "good")
Drivers: individual families
SIGN-UP: Click here to sign see sign up sheet
Description: All Cub Scouts will have the opportunity to earn their Geology Belt Loop and Geology Academic Pin. Webelos will have an additional opportunity to earn their Geologist Pin. Patch and rock bag included.



Boulder Creek Event:ALL TROOP campout--WEBELOS
Date: Saturday-Sunday, May 5-6, 2012
Time: TBD
Location:Boulder Creek Scout Reservation   get directions
Meals:TBD
Drivers: individual families + carpool
SIGN-UP: Sign-up for All Troop campout!
Description: All Troop campout with Troop 87--Webelos only. More details to follow




Waving Flag Event: Memorial Day Grave Decoration
Date: Saturday, May 26, 2012
Time: 7:15am to 11:30am
Coordinator: Perry Peterson
Location: Golden Gate National Cemetery 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, CA 94066   get directions
Meals: n/a
Drivers: check email for carpooling OR individual families
SIGN-UP: Sign-up for GG Cemetery Flag planting
Description: Annual 'flag planting' at Golden Gate National Cemetery. Hundreds of local scouts make the job quick and
the end result is awe inspiring. Families welcome.


More fun stuff on the pack calendar

Upcoming March Events

Eco Logo Event: Ecology Day
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012
Time: 9am to 3pm
Location: Boulder Creek Scout Reservation   get directions
Meals: byo
Drivers: individual families
SIGN-UP: Click here to sign up for Ecology Day
Description: Tree planting, invasive plant removal,
creek cleanup, controlled burn pile, guided nature hikes,
Cub Scout belt loop and Boy Scout merit badge nature activities, recycling, learn about "Leave No Trace" camping.


Boulder Creek Event: Boulder Creek Pack 87 Family Campout
Date: Saturday/Sunday, March 3-4, 2012
Time: 3pm Saturday to 9am Sunday (after Ecology Day events)
Location: Boulder Creek Scout Reservation   get directions
Meals: TBD
Coordinator: Troop 87 Knight's Patrol
Drivers: individual families
Cost: $6 per person
SIGN-UP: Click here to sign up for CUBS/KNIGHTS PATROL campout




Derby Cars Event:DERBY CAR assembly days!
Date: Tuesdays March 6 & 13, 2012 (regular meeting)
Time: 7:00PM
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: We're building our derby cars!
Bring woodworking tools if ya' got 'em!!



derby track

NOTE: DATE/TIME CHANGE

Event: PINEWOOD DERBY
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012 SUNDAY, March 18, 2012
Time: 3:30-6:30pm
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: The race is on!! Bring your custom derby cars to the annual PINEWOOD DERBY (in the gym)!! Winners of each rank will go to the council races to try their hand racing against other pack winners!




hornet Event: USS HORNET overnighter
Date: Saturday/Sunday, March 24-25, 2012
Time: Sat ONBOARDING is 4:00PM/ Sun DEPARTURE aprox 12noon
COST: $70 per person due
Coordinator: Barbara
Transportation: TBA--stay tuned for details
Location: 707 W Hornet Ave, Pier 3 Alameda CA 94501
 get directions
Meals: Provided + $money for Sunday in-car lunch
Description: DETAILS at the USS HORNET Website.

Tahoe

CANCELLED--cabin unavailable

Event: TBD: Tahoe Cabin Snow Trip
Date: Saturday/Sunday, March 31 & April 1, 2012
Time: Super early start on Sat. Return late afternoon on Sunday.
Coordinator: Check with Imai family
Transportation: TBA--stay tuned for details
Location: South Lake Tahoe
Meals: TBD

More fun stuff on the pack calendar

Upcoming February Events

dharmachakra Event: SCOUT SUNDAY + Refreshment duty
Date: SUNDAY, February 12, 2012
Time: 9:30-11:30AM
SIGN UP: Click here to sign up for refreshment duty
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: Annual Scout-led service. All Temple affiliated scouts are asked to attend. This is a way to show our appreciation to the Temple community by: attending in FULL UNIFORM (class "A"), being reverent and attentive and helping with the snack afterwards (along with Troop 87)! Troop 87 scouts will lead the service and give a small presentation of last year's scout activities.
GROUP PHOTO AFTER the SERVICE!!!!


bikes Event: BIKE HIKE
Date: SUNDAY, February 12, 2012
Time: 12:00ish (after Scout Sunday activities)
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: Bring your bike and HELMUT! We'll be heading down the Stevens Creek trail behind the Temple!



donuts Event: Temple Refreshment duty
Date: SUNDAY, February 19, 2012
Time: ATTEND service/help set-up 9:30AM OR Drop off snacks 10:30AM
SIGN UP: Click here to sign up for refreshment duty
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: NIRVANA Service--all are welcome to attend. PLUS Temple affiliated scouts have "refreshment duty" during the month of February. This involves providing coffee, juice and a light snack after the weekly Sunday service (which starts at 10:00 and runs about an hour). Please, sign-up to bring a treat (bagels, donuts, fruit...).


snakes Event: (SHHH!)BLUE & GOLD Dinner + surprise SNAKE & REPTILE Show!!
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 (regular meeting)
Time: 6:15 6:00 EARLY START for dinner
SIGN UP: side dish POT-LUCK Click here to sign up for potluck
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: COME celebrate Cub Scouting's "Birthday"!! Dinner provided followed by an awesome (surprise!)"LIVE!" show! Bring the whole family!


More fun stuff on the pack calendar


Upcoming January Events

NEW! Cub Meeting start time has changed to 7:00PM

hiller logo Event:Hiller Aviation Museum Scout Day
Date: SATURDAY January 14, 2012
Time: FLEXIBLE 10:00am-5:00pm
Transportation: Individual families
Location: 601 Skyway San Carlos, CA 94070  get directions
Description: Scout Saturday: scouts (and adults) in uniform are admitted FREE! Explore the Museum's collection of historic aircraft and attend presentations by two former Scouts who led exemplary careers in aviation.
More details on the Hiller Website.


talltales Event: MORE cub advancements + PARENT MEETING
Date: Tues., January 17, 2012 (regular meeting)
Time: 7:00PM
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: Webelos will be doing CPR for their Readyman badge, Wolves will learn health tips and Bears/Tigers will explore Tall Tales.
MANDATORY PARENT meeting afterwards: bring cub books and the family calendar!


jrmuseum Event: Palo Alto Junior Museum
Date: SATURDAY, January 28, 2012
Time: 2:00-4:00PM --> MEET AT THE MUSEUM
Coordinator: Jean
Location: 1451 Middlefield Road Palo Alto, CA 94301 get directions
Description: ZOO and interactive Museum outing. This will fulfill a number of advancement requirements and is a super fun place to visit!! Riconada Park (play area) is directly adjacent.


awards Event: AWARDS and ADVANCEMENTS! + Uniform Check
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 (regular meeting)
Time: 7:00PM
Coordinator: Jean
Location: MVBT  get directions
Description: AWARDS and ADVANCEMENTS--let Jean and Victor know what your cub has earned this round! Be sure to wear uniforms!