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Caring for Ringwood Day, Sat. April 24, 2010

Event: Caring for Ringwood Day
Date: Sat., April 24
Time: 9:00am-12:30pm
Location: Meet at Ringwood Park & Ride (next to library) at 9:00am to sign-in
Food: Breakfast & lunch provided
Dress: Class B Uniform

The pack volunteered for Caring for Ringwood on Saturday, April 24th.

We spent 3+ hours cleaning the grounds around St. Catherine – both parking lots, as well as the playground area. Together, the fourteen (14) volunteers filled approximately 10 garbage bags with litter.

Thanks so much to the participants for making it such a successful day!

-Bob Quinn

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scouting for Food

Event: Scouting For Food
Date: Saturday, March 27th
Time: 9 am – 12:30 pm (Before the Ringwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade)
Location: Outside Stop & Shop; Drop-off box at St. Catherine’s Parish Center after the Parade.

Collection to Benefit the Center For Food Action
We are looking for non-perishable items, such as:

  • Canned Meat
  • Powdered Milk or Parmalat
  • 100% fruit juice
  • Cold & hot cereals
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Baked Beans or Pork & Beams
  • Canned Beef
  • Stew
  • Pasta and sauce
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Canned Fruit
  • Plain rice
  • Canned or instant potatoes
  • Pancake mix & syrup
  • Coffee & tea
  • Cleaning supplies
  • large size disposable diapers
  • toiletries & paper goods
  • gift cards

Questions? Contact Teri Powers at 973-962-0374 or Patty Doxey at 973-962-7128

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Blue & Gold Dinner

Blue & Gold Dinner


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Winter Hike Series

Spend some outdoor time this winter on a series of winter hikes. The free hikes are open to all Ringwood Cub Scouts and families. These hikes are run by pack 140, who welcomes Pack 96 cub scouts & friends. Each hike will begin at 1:00 on Sunday afternoon. If the weather is lousy, plan for a shorter hike than expected. Bring your own granola bar and water bottle. In inclement weather, call Amy at 973-962-4864 for cancellation information. ALWAYS expect winter conditions and dress in warm layers with sturdy, waterproof shoes. Purchase the North Jersey Trails Map 115 to find these trails easily.

March 7th Burnt Meadow Trail. To find the trail head, travel on Greenwood Lake Tpke past Long Pond Ironworks Visitor Center. Turn left onto Burnt Meadow Road and travel about 1 mile south to the parking area near the trail. From the parking, hike out and back on the Burnt Meadow trail west across Hewitt Brook to the lookout, just before reaching the Hewitt Butler Trail (blue). 1.6 miles. Energetic hikers can extend the hike by going east on the Burnt Meadow Trail then east on the Horse Pond Mountain Trail (white) to the lookout, with the entire Monksville Reservoir visible below, 0.8 miles.
March 21 Cupsaw Brook Trail. Park at Shepherd Lake in Ringwood State Park and hike west (beyond the parking booth) on the Ringwood‐Ramapo Trail (red on white blazes). Go north at Cupsaw Brook Trail. Then turn back at Cooper‐Union Trail (yellow) or bear left to continue on the yellow trail for about a half‐mile to rejoin the Ringwood‐Ramapo Trail (red on white). Continue on the red trail back to the parking area at Shepherd Lake

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Event: Caroling
Date: Sun., Dec. 13, 2009 1:45pm
Location: Lakeland Health Care Center, 25 Fifth Ave., Haskell, NJ (off Ringwood Ave.)
Contact: Patty Doxey at (201) 741-7839 or by email
Class A Uniforms required

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Shoe Collection for the Needy

Event: Collection of new & lightly worn shoes
Date: Nov. 22 – Dec. 6, 2009
Location: St. Catherine of Bologna Church, Ringwood, NJ Directions

Pack 96, with the support of Mandee, is collecting new and lightly worn shoes for Soles4Souls, Inc., a non-profit organization that gives away shoes to those in need in the U.S. and abroad. Make a difference by donating a pair of shoes.

A collection box will be at St. Catherine’s of Bologna, 112 Erskine Road, in the parking lot, behind the red St. Catherine’s sign. 11/22-12/16

Soles4Souls accepts all types of shoes: athletic, dress, sandals, work boots, cleats, dance…They define gently worn as shoes that you would still wear. They should have solid soles with no holes, laces (if applicable), and clean (no mud).

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Cub Scout Day of Reflection Sponsored by the Diocese of Paterson

Event: Cub Scout Day of Reflection
Sponsored by the Paterson Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting
Date: November 14, 2009
Time: 1pm – 4 pm
Location: Our Lady of the Valley
630 Valley Rd, Wayne, NJ
Cost: $5.00
Theme: Make a Joyful Noise

Activities include:

  • Light of Christ Workbook
  • Rosary Patches
    Parvuli Dei Workbook
  • Songs and Games

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Army Black Knight Football Game at West Point, NY

Event: Army Black Knight Football at West Point, NY
When: Saturday, November 14, 2009 — Kick-off 12:00pm
What: Army Black Knights vs. Virginia Military Institute Keydets
Cost: Game ticket and Army baseball hat is $25 per person
Parking: $10 per car and must be pre-paid
• The Corps of Cadet Parade begins at 9:00am
• Pre-game ball delivery by the Black Knight parachute team
• Pre-game visit to the Welcome Center and West Point Museum
• You can pack a lunch or hit the concession stands.
• Pre-game visit to Black Knight Alley outside Miche Stadium for games, face-painting, and music
• For more info go to:


Paid orders can be given due no later than at the Pack Meeting on Friday, October 30, 2009 

Click links below for:

  • Directions
  • Details

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    Pack Meeting and Open House

    Who: All scouts & perspective scouts are welcome to attend. Perspective scouts must be boys entering Grades 1-5 in Sept. 2009
    Location: St. Catherine of Bologna Church, at 112 Erskine Road, Ringwood, NJ. Here you can find a map.
    Description: Pack Meeting & Open House
    Start Time: 7:30pm Stop in any time! Campfire out back at 8:20, songs, skits, smores….
    Date: Friday May 29, 2009
    End Time: 8:45pm
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    January, 2009 Newsletter

    Check out our January, 2009 Newsletter. Thanks to Liz Leeds for putting it together!


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