Gift of Life Bone Marrow Donor Registry Event to be Held in Seaside

Tuesday, November 4th, 1pm – 6pm at the Seaside Elks Lodge there will be a Bone Marrow Donor Registry event. This event is sponsored by Cub Scout Pack 540 and the Seaside Elks Lodge.

A simple cheek swab is all it takes to register.

For a printable flyer click 2014 Bone Marrow Donor Drive



Tuality District Webelos Woods, October 24-26

October 24, 25, 26 – Webelos Woods.  This is a fun event for Webelos Scouts at Camp Meriwether south of Tillamook.  The Scouts and leader(s) can attend for the weekend or just one day.  We are guests of the Tuality District and they put on a GREAT event.

October Ft Clatsop District Roundtable

October 9: District Roundtable 7:00 First Lutheran Church – 725 33rd St, Astoria
Boy Scout Breakout: “ok summers over – now what?”
Cub Scout Breakout: What shall we do in November, December, January?
Hope you can come for lots of great ideas!  (Bring some of yours along too)


Registration Deadline for Cub Scout Nova STEM Event at OMSI

October 9th is the deadline to register for the cub scout Nova STEM event being held at OMSI on Saturday the 11th.

The cost is $30, but if you use the code FACEBOOK when registering you can save $5.

For full details and to register go to


Seaside’s Troop 642 Court of Honor

Troop 642 October COHMembers of Seaside’s Troop 642 at their October Court of Honor.


Pack 540 Webelos….Putting the Outing Back in Scouting

pack 540 clamming webelos

Pack 540 Webelos 1’s and 2’s took advantage of our nice weather to “put the outing back in scouting”. They hit the beach at The Cove in Seaside for some early evening clamming. They may not have dug a lot of clams…but they had a lot of fun.

Local Eagle Scout Joins Other Eagle Scouts as They Rode Across the Country This Summer


This summer a group of Eagle Scouts Biked across the country. Local Eagle Scout Bryce Nurding joined them on their journey through Colorado. You can find him in some of the photos in an awesome slide show on the Boys Life website at

During the summer of 2013, another group of Scouts biked across the country. They departed from Havre de Grace, MD and completed their journey in Seaside, OR. Bryce received a last minute email about their arrival and met up with the group at McDonalds in Astoria. He joined them for their last leg to the waters edge on Broadway in Seaside. (

After making connections with that group, Bryce was inspired to put a lot of leg work into starting a new Crew in Astoria, Crew 255, chartered by the American Legion.

Bryce is now working very hard to organize a cross country ride for Crew 255. They will be raising money for Operation Comfort Warrior. You can follow their progress  at and

Recently Bryce contacted the person who had let him know about the Lucky 13 Bike Trip. It seems that one little email had a domino effect. Of his experience riding with the Eagle Scouts this summer Bryce said ” I cannot BEGIN to describe what an adventure it was riding with them. They are the reason I now know how to put this trip together.”

This is a good example of how even the little things you do can inspire others to do great things.