Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Summer Event Cancellation

Pack 1910 likes to provide our families with plenty of opportunities to stay engaged and active all summer long.  Why?  Because Scouting is a year-round activity. We take great pride in ensuring that we have a well-rounded annual program full of fun and excitement with new adventures each year.  We do, however, try to piggy-back on some annual community events in the summer that serve the same purpose -- fun, exploration, and education.  Unfortunately, one of our favorites has been canceled.  The monthly Star Parties held at the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History facilitated by the Fort Worth Astronomical Society are no longer on our Pack's summer calendar and all events have been removed from Scoutbook.

This statement was put out on their website:

- NEWS -
(as of June 8, 2016)

MUSEUM STAR PARTIES CANCELLED - It is with great sadness that FWAS has to announce that the monthly public star parties that were hosted by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History have been CANCELLED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. The Museum believes that it is no longer feasible for them to continue to host these events. FWAS was not involved in this decision, and while we regret the outcome, we must abide by the museum's choice to cancel these events.

Hundreds of adults and children attended these public star parties each month, and often thousands attended during special astronomical events. FWAS members supported these events with their own telescopes, time and knowledge of the sky. Our only reward was sharing our knowledge and love of the night sky with the public.

FWAS is currently searching for a new venue to hold free, easily accessible, public star parties in the Tarrant county area. We will announce our new venue as soon as it has been determined. Please visit our website for further announcements.

This does not effect any of the Fort Worth Astronomical Society's other outreach or public events.
Simply stated, without a venue, they have no place to continue to put on these amazing community service events.  

Therefore, unfortunately, if you were planning to attend one of these events in order to help your son earn his National Summertime Achievement Award, you'll need to plug into our other upcoming events.  Be sure you are using Scoutbook to record your RSVP whether it is a YES or a NO just so we are aware that you HAVE SEEN THE INVITES coming out and are aware of the opportunities.  It also helps us know who to look for at each event.  If your son attends just one per month, he will earn his National Summertime Achievement pin (to be presented at the September Pack Meeting), ensuring that you are tracking his attendance on Scoutbook.

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  • 25:  Reunion Tower GeoDeck tour $10 per person 10:30am - 1:30pm Lunch on your own at cafe if interested
  • 8:  Lock In at the FLC
  • 26:  Jumpstreet
  • 9:  Texas Motor Speedway Tour
  • 13-14:  Webelos-only Trip to Space Center Houston
  • 20:  Raingutter Regatta

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