Cub Scout Pack 733 was chartered on June 26, 1994 at Advent United Methodist Church. The pack had 6 scouts and 5 leaders the first year. Today, Pack 733 has 74 registered scouts and 27 registered leaders, organized into 8 dens. Since Pack 733 was chartered, it has received the Boy Scouts of American Quality Unit Award for 11 of 12 years and has received the BSA Gold Star Award twice.
Meetings: Cub Scouts is divided into Scout dens of 4 to 12 scouts who meet weekly at Advent House with their parents and two den leaders. Pack meetings are held monthly. These meetings include all dens, their parents and leaders, and typically have 75 to 100 people in attendance.
Cub Family Camping: Throughout the year, Scouts and their families participate in overnight camping events.
Popcorn Fundraiser: Scouts sell popcorn in September and October as a fundraiser for the Pack.
Gobbler Grab: The Pack collected donations of frozen turkeys to benefit Thanksgiving dinner at local food banks.
Christmas Parade: Scouts and families participate as a Pack in the Simpsonville Christmas Parade.
Scouting for Food: This Scout community service event takes place in February to collect food donations. Pack 733 typically collect over 3000 items which are donated to the Golden Strip Resource Center.
Pine Car Derby: A Pack activity which involves, designing, building and racing model cars on a track.
Blue and Gold Banquet: A Pack awards dinner to celebrate the founding of Cub Scouting in 1930.
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.
For nearly a center, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and, through nearly a century of experience, knows that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible and productive society.
Troop 776 is chartered by Advent United Methodist Church. The troop webpage is at www.bsatroop776.com.