Pack 505 participates in events that allow Scouts to put the Scout Law into action.
Honor Flight: Saturday, March 2nd
Greater St. Louis Honor Flight honors St. Louis area veterans’ service to our country by providing an all-inclusive trip to Washington, DC to visit the memorials built in their honor. Our Pack has been invited to welcome the veterans on their return to St. Louis.
- Scouts and Scout leaders only will go through TSA screening 6:30
- Parents and siblings will wait outside security with flags and posters
- The flight lands approximately 7:30
Friends of Scouting Campaign
Friends of Scouting is a fundraiser that supports the Greater St. Louis Council - not BSA National. As such, any donations go directly toward supporting local resources that our Pack uses year-round, including programs, insurance, and camp facilities.
The program also directly funds and camp scholarships and uniform assistance for financially challenged families.
- Our Pack is asked to contribute $2,300.00, which works out to roughly $75 per family.
- Please note the donation is tax deductible and can be paid using a credit card. Please note also that many companies having matching gift programs.
- Please make your contribution directly to the program, please follow the link below.
Blue and Gold Banquet: February 23rd
The Blue and Gold banquet is the celebration of the anniversary of our Pack - a 42nd birthday party for 505! The Blue and Gold banquet is a long-standing parish tradition that brings Scout families together for a night of celebration.
This year's Blue and Gold will celebrate our Pack leaders, volunteers, and the Arrow of Light Scouts who cross over into the Boy Scout program. The celebration starts with 5:00 Mass, where our Pack will have reserved seating and will receive a special recognition.
IW Pack 505 also uses the opportunity to support Friends of Scouting, and local campaign that supports Scouting in the St. Louis area.