About Pack 190

Welcome to Pack 190!

We are chartered by the Upper Allen Kiwanis and have been a Cub Pack since 1980.  We fall under the overall organization of the Boy Scouts of America.  Within the Boy Scouts, there are various geographic Councils throughout the country.  We belong to the New Birth of Freedom Council.  The Council stretches from Hershey to Chambersburg.  Within each Council are different Districts.  Our District is the Pioneer District. 

Pack 190 is a Family Scouting Pack which means we have both boy and girl dens from kindergarten through fifth grade. We welcome participation for all youth looking to learn and experience a greater appreciation for learning about the outdoors, science, and learning valuable skills for future life.

We align with the following grade levels:

  • Kindergarten (Lion Scouts)
  • First Grade (Tiger Scouts)
  • Second Grade (Wolf Scouts)
  • Third Grade (Bear Scouts)
  • Fourth Grade (Webelos Scouts)
  • Fifth Grade (Arrow of Light Scouts)

When the Scouts are in fifth grade, they have the opportunity in the spring of that year to "bridge" into Scouts BSA.  At that point, they become members of a Scout Troop.  We work very closely with Scout Troop 190 out of Grantham, Pennsylvania.


Pack Leadership

There is a Pack Committee comprised of various parent volunteers that oversee the running of the Pack.  The Committee meets once a month to discuss the upcoming meetings, activities and schedule for the Pack.  The Committee Chairman and the Cubmaster are the leaders of the Pack.  There are various other parent volunteers that help organize and run various events throughout the year.  The pack operates best when all parents participate and help support the dens and the overall pack.  We look forward to having you join us!

Each Den (or group of scouts the same age or are in the same grade level) meets independently of all of the other dens.  The Den meetings are structured for the scouts to work on advancements, crafts, service projects or other topics.  For each level of Cub Scouts (Lion,Tiger, Wolf, Bear, etc.), there are certain requirements the scouts must complete in order to earn the badge associated with that rank.  All scouts move up to the next Rank June 1st of each year based on the grade they will be entering in the fall.

Once a month, all of the Cubs meet together at a Pack Meeting.  Our Pack Meetings are held at St. Paul's United Church of Christ on Williams Grove Road (just beyond the Mechanicsburg High School).  At this meeting, the scouts receive recognition for all of the work they have done over the past month.  There is also a program centered on some activity of interest to all scouts.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us at info@cubpack190.org.