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Cub Scout Pack 2228
(Menifee, California)
 
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Welcome to the Pack 2228 website!



This is the central communications hub for Pack 2228. It contains our calendar, events, and announcements for members. We will be strong,and healthy Pack. If you have a boy ages 5-10 (or grades K-5), we encourage you to come to a Pack Meeting and check us out!

For more information contact cubmaster@pack2228.org

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About Pack 2228

Pack 2228 is based in (Quail Valley) Menifee, California and is chartered by The Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 2228. Established February 2017, and actively recruit boys at Quail Valley Elementary School, Herk Bouris Elementary School, and the surrounding neighborhoods of Quail Valley, Menifee, Sun City, Audie Murphy Ranch, Canyon Lake, and Canyon Hills. However, we accept boys from any school and any neighborhood; if you want to be part of Pack 2228 you are welcome here!

Our pack is run entirely by volunteers. We cannot offer our successful program without the help of your family! Parents, leaders, and boys have fun together as we achieve the purposes of Cub Scouting.

Pack 2228 is part of the Tahquitz District of the California Inland Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America.

 

Scout Law Point of the Month


AUGUST - A SCOUT IS CLEAN!

    1. clean
      klen/
      adjective
      1. 1.
        free from dirt, marks, or stains.
        "the room was spotlessly clean"
        synonyms: washed, scrubbed, cleansed, cleaned; More
      2. 2.
        morally uncontaminated; pure; innocent.
        "clean living"
        synonyms: virtuousgooduprightupstandingMore
      adverb
      1. 1.
        so as to be free from dirt, marks, or unwanted matter.
        "the room had been washed clean"
      2. 2.
        informal
        used to emphasize the completeness of a reported action, condition, or experience.
        "he was knocked clean off his feet"
        synonyms: completelyentirelytotallyfullyquiteutterlyabsolutely
        "I clean forgot"
      verb
      1. 1.
        make (something or someone) free of dirt, marks, or mess, especially by washing, wiping, or brushing.
        "clean your teeth properly after meals"
        synonyms: washcleansewipespongescrubmoprinsescourswab, hose down, sluice (down), disinfectMore


From the Scout Handbook - "A Scout is clean. A Scout keeps his body and mind fit. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean."


There's no way to camp, hike, and play in the outdoors and not get dirty. Getting dirty is half the fun, whether it's tramping down a muddy trail or wiping dust off a sweaty brow. Many honorable jobs also result in a dirty body - farmers, mechanics, miners, and so on. This natural kind of dirt is not the heart of this point of the Scout Law, but it still needs to be managed. 


Scouts can also make a huge impact on the cleanliness of their environment. Our care for the natural world needs to be improved. Bad habits of consuming more than we need and having no concern for the next generation need to be broken. Performing service and conservation projects are great ways to build the sense of servitude toward the community that each of us need to nurture.


Scouts that fail to keep their gear clean and dry discover it wears out faster or becomes ruined. Washing and sanitizing hands before cooking ensures a safe meal for everyone. Bathing each day helps remove harmful germs, dirt, and odors from a scout's body. The discipline of daily cleaning demonstrates maturity and responsibility as well as a commitment to the Scout Oath of keeping physically fit.


If it's not dirt, earth, and grime that makes a Scout dirty, what does? It's a simple chore to scrub dirt off skin, but a much more difficult task to clean up filthy thoughts, habits, and behaviors that accumulate in our lives. First a feeling of jealousy or mistrust towards someone, then a derogatory comment about them, and soon a person is a fountain of malice spewing forth filth, vulgarity, and hate. Cleaning up such a mess is nearly impossible, but fortunately takes a long time to develop. By keeping the mind and heart clean and not allowing the emotional grime to settle in, the problem is kept at bay.


Associating with other people that demonstrate clean minds and hearts is the best way to keep clean. Adult leaders that encourage, praise, and support others are like strong detergent. Scouting with other scouts that cheerfully provide service to the community, help others at all times, and accept responsibility helps keep a scout sparkling clean. Outside of scouting, the choice of friends plays the same role. Hanging out with people that use foul language, have malicious fun, or care only for themselves will engrain those habits in the scout.


The term filthy liar is spot on correct. Lying, cheating, and stealing are all habits formed from an unclean soul. Resolving to speak the truth and resist temptation to lie is the basis of being Trustworthy. It is manifest as clean, honest words and actions. A clean scout tempers his tongue and only speaks the truth in a kind manner. This is based on a sense of caring for others. Self-centered people have no care for others or how actions may effect them. An unselfish scout caring for the needs of others out of compassion is an industrial-strength vacuum on the dirt of his soul.


Dirty jokes, vulgar comments, racial slurs, ridicule, and swearing are often heard in many situations. They have no place in scouting and no place in a scout's life. Besides choosing to not say those kinds of things, a scout should also make it known that he will not tolerate those things. A single scout will most likely not change the behaviors of a group, but he can make his feelings known and then remove himself from the crowd. He can also support someone he finds as the butt of these comments and demonstrate compassion to those unclean louts, possibly helping them recognize their ways.


A Scout is Clean.

Here are some ideas for the Month:

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