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Pack 1980 Summer 2016 Activities

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 4:25pm

August 25th:  Scout Day at America's Grow-a-Row

Join with scouts from around Hunterdon County to pick corn (at the Milford Farm) that will be donated to help those who would not otherwise have access to fresh produce.  Please register on our Pack 1980 Grow-a-Row webpage.  We will harvest corn between 10 AM and noon.

 

Image result for family bike riding clip artAugust 31stFamily Bike Ride on the Columbia Trail

Meet at Columbia Trailhead Parking Lot off of Main Street in High Bridge at 6:15 PM.

Ride starts promptly at 6:30 PM.

Scouts should wear a Pack 1980 or scout t-shirt and wear a bicycle helmet.  Riders should also bring a water bottle and are encouraged to wear glasses or sunglasses (for bug protection) 

SAVE THE DATE: ScoutFest 16 will be October 7-9

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 4:25pm

ScoutFest16 is gearing up to be one of the greatest events in Washington Crossing Council history!  Our Hunterdon Arrowhead District and Washington Crossing Council are getting everyone (cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Explorers) together for a big party, and you’re invited!

ScoutFest 16 will be held at South County Park (Lambertville, NJ)

There will be over 100 different activities available at ScoutFest.  Cub Scout Fun will include:  Archery, BB, Frisbee Golf, Gaga Pit, Geocaching, Laser Target Shooting, Pinewood Derby, Rock Climbing Wall, Zipline, Cub Cars, and so much more!

Saturday evening will feature a special musical performance by "Where's Pete?"

Admission for weekend is $30/youth and $25/adult if purchased by September 1 and includes all activities including Family Camping.  (Food and souvenirs will be extra.)  A Saturday-only Family Pack pass can be purchased for $45 and includes admission for October 8 for 2 adults and 2 youth.

EARLY REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Pack 1980 Mad Science Kick-Off Meeting on Friday, September 16th!

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 8:50am

Pack 1980 Welcomes Our Returning Scouts and Gives a Special Invitation to all 1st Grade Boys at Whitehouse School and surrounding neighborhoods and boys of all ages new to scouting to Join Cub Scout Pack 1980!

Our First Pack Meeting will be held on

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th

at Holland Brook School

Tigers, Wolves, and Bears (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Graders) will meet at 6:15 PM

Webelos, and AOL (4th and 5th graders) will meet at 7:40 PM.

Cub Scouts will enjoy a Mad Science Workshop.  Parents will learn more about Cub Scouts, the activities we have planned for the 2016-2017 Pack 1980 Scout Year, and register for the new year.

Returning Cub Scouts should wear their Class A uniform.

Support Scouts - Buy Popcorn!

Posted on Aug 22 2016 - 11:29am

It is that time of year again!  As summer winds down and we prepare to start both the new school year and scout year, it is also time for all scouts to sell Trails End Popcorn!  There are two ways to support Pack 1980 and your Cub Scout through popcorn sales: 

Door-to-door Friends and Family Sale:  Returning Scouts, should have received a Popcorn Form in the mail.  If you have not, we will have more forms available during our Scout Kick-Off Meeting on Friday, September 16th.  Please start selling now (before we get busy with school)!  We have a goal for our Scouts to sell at least 10 units of popcorn each. That would be AWESOME!!!!    This sale is on-going through the end of October.  All popcorn sales forms and monies should be turned in to either Joy Costigan or Shannon Wootton - our new Popcorn Kernels - by Wednesday, November 2nd.  Popcorn will be ready for pick-up and delivery after November 18th.

Show and Sell on Saturday, September 10th at Branchburg Walmart:  If you are not a door-to-door promoter OR would like to earn additional monies, please join us for ONLY ONE HOUR between 9 AM and 2 PM at our Show and Sell.  Register now for your preferred time slot on our Popcorn Selling webpage.

Still Time Left to Earn the National Summertime Pack Award

Posted on Aug 20 2016 - 1:16pm

Summer is winding down, but we still have several different activities planned to help Cub Scouts earn the National Summertime Pack Award.  Several Pack 1980 Cub Scouts have already earned the Summertime Pack Award for attending activities in June (Family Campout, Family Swim, Solberg Solstice, Geocaching), July (Rocket Launch & Stuff the Bus Service Project) and August (Miniature Golf Outing).  All boys who earn the National Summertime Award will be presented with a pin at a fall pack meeting.

Bonus:  Boys who participate in three summertime pack events are eligible to receive the National Summertime Award pin. (The summertime award scouts receive will match their current rank badge they are wearing rather than the rank they are working on - boys who have attained the rank of Tiger will receive the Tiger pin even though they were promoted to Wolf at our Family Campout.)

SAVE THE DATE: Arrow of Light Camping with Troop 1969 at Echo Hill on September 10th

Posted on Aug 20 2016 - 1:16pm

Boy Scout Troop 1969 invites Arrow of Light Scouts to visit with the Troop on Saturday, September 10th for a full day of actvities that will include fishing, knots, pioneering projects, ultimate frisbee, ourdoor cooking, and a campfire program.  Arrow of Light scouts are invited to tent camp overnight at Echo Hill (with a parent) on Saturday night and enjoy Sunday breakfast and Scouts' Own Service.

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