Welcome to the Bear Den

Den Number 
3

Third Grade 
      or 8-9 Yrs

Den Leader
      Lisa DeFrank

Our Goals   In the Bear Den, there are four general achievement groups: God, Country, Family, and Self. There are 120 achievement tasks and your Bear Cub must earn a certain number of achievements in each of the four groups to earn his Bear Badge.  This is the year your son will grow in amazing ways. After earning their Bear Badge, the scout may earn arrow points by completing additional achievement tasks.

Summary Much of the advancement for the Bear rank is done by the scout with his family outside of the den.  The parent signs off in the scout's handbook and the Den Leader records the advancements from the handbook in our tracking Software.  The Bear program relies heavily on family involvement, but you will see this gradually change with the scout doing more with his den and more individual direction as he graduates to Webelos. 

Ready to join? Then you probably have some questions. Email Lisa at den3.pack742@gmail.com and leave your phone number and Diane will get back with you as soon as possible.

What the Bears are "Doing"... 
  • Bear Leaders Needed
    We are in need of several parents to help with the Bear Den.  Our immediate needs include two assistant Den Leaders and one Den Leader.  We had 10 second graders sign up on scout night and several active bears already.  We have no choice but to start a second den.

    We must have quality leaders to lead our boys.  If you are able to help contact Lisa Defrank at den3.pack742@gmail.com or Keith Conover at webmaster.pack742@gmail.com.

    A scouting program is only as good as our leaders.  Consider the options.  Then consider you have a son who needs your help.


    Posted Aug 23, 2012, 6:00 AM by Kent Kawahara
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    Posted Aug 23, 2012, 6:00 AM by Kent Kawahara
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What the entire Pack is "Doing" Together... 
  • "I've never had so much fun in 102 degrees!" That's what one parent said after our Pack family campout at the Boulder Creek Scout Reservation this weekend. It was a hot weekend, but a great one! Our campout ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2022, 9:48 PM by Cubmaster 501 Scouts
  • Get ready for the 2nd annual Camporee, on August 27! In 2021 we organized a brand new event, the Camporee (an afternoon of outdoor games, crafts, Scout skills and s'mores!) and it was such a success we decided to ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2022, 11:57 PM by Cubmaster 501 Scouts
  • Pack hike- Saturday, July 16, 9 am Remember that if your Scout attends this hike, or another Scout event, during the month of July, they'll be on their way to getting the summer activity pin! This ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2022, 8:18 PM by Cubmaster 501 Scouts
  • Summer with Pack 501! As the school year winds down, in some ways, so does Cub Scouts. Dens decide whether they will continue to have meetings during the summer- some may choose to pause ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2022, 11:59 PM by Cubmaster 501 Scouts
  • Save the date for the 2022 Pack Campout! SAVE THE DATE! Next year's weekend Pack Campout is already scheduled. We'll be returning to the Boulder Creek Scout Reservation for the weekend of Sept 2-4, 2022 ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2022, 1:07 AM by admin2 Admin
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