History

(These details are fuzzy. If you know more or have photos, please email Aren Cambre at aren@arencambre.com.)

Pack 862 was founded in the mid-1980s (1986?). It was named 862 to complement Troop 861 at Central Lutheran Church.

Preceding Pack 862 were Packs 566 and 568, which may have folded in the early 1980s.

In 1992, Pack 862 had one den. By 1997, it had around 60 Cub Scouts. As of 2015, Pack 862 rechartered with 86 Cub Scouts. Our recent high water mark was 100 members in 2011.

At one time, there was a Troop 53 at Hexter Elementary. It folded around 1998 due to lack of interest.

Cubmasters:

  • (?? – 1992) Susan Higgins
  • (early 1990s) David Howard (Archie Massie served as a den leader, recalls 25-30 boys)
  • (1992-1997) Gary Olp
  • (late 1990s?) David Percival (deceased)
  • (late 1990s?) Ted Hoffman
  • (early to mid 2000s) Pete Puckett
  • (late 2000s) John Lohrengel
  • (late 2000s – 2013) Scott Whitzel
  • (2013-2015) Clay Hosterman