Welcome to Pack 444

Running with the Pack

Children of different ages have different ranks in Cub Scouting. As you go from Lions (age 5) to Webelos II Scout (age 10). The Scouts learn new things and new skills that they use to meet new challenges as they get older. Curious? Parents and children can attend a monthly Pack meeting, meet us and join in.

Interested in joining Pack 444 here is a brief description by age/grade rank:

  • Lion Scouts. Kindergarten children join a Lion Den, age appropriate activities with their parents. One meeting is a Den meeting, one is a go-see-it and one Pack Meeting per month.
  • Tiger Scouts. First-grade children join a Tiger den, where each child works with an adult parent on the requirements to earn his Tiger badge. One Den meeting and one Pack meeting per month.
  • Wolf Scouts. Second-grade children graduate into a Wolf den. They go to bi-weekly den meetings with their parents. The families still help them work on the requirements for the Wolf badge. Additional they attend one Pack meeting per month.
  • Bear Scouts. Children in the third grade are members of a Bear den. They also work with their families to do the requirements for the Bear badge, but children this old have enough knowledge and skill to take on more of the work by themselves. 2-3 Den meetings per month and one Pack meeting per month.
  • Webelos Scouts. Children in the fourth and fifth grades become Webelos Scouts. Webelos Scouts do more advanced activities to get ready to graduate into Scouting. 3-4 Den meetings per month and one Pack meeting per month.

For further information, go to: http://www.adventureiscalling.org/

If you would like your child to join, visit: http://www.northernstarbsa.org/cub-scouting

We have Committee Positions Open!

Posted on Jul 10 2020 - 10:59am

We are in NEED of a few more Committee Members - even a trainee for Popcorn Fundraising!!!!

We meet monthly, currently the 1st Tuesday of each Month (mostly during the school year).  What do we do?  We plan and coordinate the upcoming Pack meetings, events for the Pack and Community Involvement, share ideas and experiences for each of the Dens.  We also handle the website/facebook page, Calendar/weekly emails, Popcorn sale, official business like dues, recruitment, treasury.   All sorts of stuff!!

Service Projects

Posted on Jun 29 2020 - 2:40pm

Log your service projects here - https://forms.gle/JapHpEQvoe9n8F1NA      In order to receive a rocket you need to log your service project. We're planning to launch rockets during a picnic and Cross Over Ceremony on August 29th!!

Summer Camp - June 19-21 - CANCELLED

Posted on May 19 2020 - 11:54am

As of today, 5/19/20,  Northern Star Council made the decision to close camps through July 5th.    With this our Pack, has made the decision to not attend Camp Akela this summer.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Preparations

Posted on Mar 15 2020 - 10:07am

Our Pack Committee Members are closely watching any recommendations from the Northern Star Council, Minnesota Department of Health and the Hastings School District to aid in any decisions we make for our Pack.

Upcoming Events

Posted on Mar 10 2020 - 10:40am

Upcoming Events - please make sure to RSVP!


  • FRI 3/27:    Pinewood Derby Set Up - We need a few good strong parents to help get the track out of storage and set up  (same with clean up afterwards!)
  • SAT 3/28:   Pinewood Derby Races   -    RSVP Deadline 3/20!!!!!


Feed My Starving Children

Posted on Nov 30 2019 - 8:31pm

Great job to all that helped at FMSC on Saturday!

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