Congratulations on Joining Pack 501.
So, what do you do from here? The following is a guideline to help get you started on your way.
A) You'll want to get your new Scout a uniform.
You can order this online or we recommend going to the local Scout shop.
Northern Virginia Scout Shop
5234 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
Tell one of the helpers there that you have a new Scout and they'll help you get their shirt.
1) Scout Shirt (It comes with the American Flag patch.
We'll provide the Pack "501" patch.
You provide the Den numeral and District Council patches.)
2) Neckerchief and Slide (this should match your Scout's Rank Level (ie, Tiger, Wolf, Bear or Webelos)
3) Rank requirements book
1) A ballcap for their rank
2) A scout belt to hold the beltloops that they earn
3) A brag vest to display all of the special patches that they'll get
For putting it all together, you can use the Uniform Inspection Sheets below or a new online tool: http://www.bsauniforms.org/#/cub-scout
B) You'll want to make sure that you have an account and can get into the Private portion of the Pack's Website.
Contact the Cubmaster (or just Click on the "Contact" button above) for help getting set up.
Attached below is a User's Guide for how to use Scoutlander. If the guide doesn't answer your question,
use the "Contact" button above to send in your question.
C) During the school year, check out 'Event Calendar' and come to your first Den or Pack Meeting.
The Den Leader for your Scout should contact you soon.
If you have any questions about any specific events or anything else, you can get in contact with the pack by clicking "Contact Our Pack" above, speaking to your Den Leader, asking your Cubmaster, or preferably contacting the Event Coordinator directly.