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Welcome to your Pack 1980's website.  Please check here often for updates on pack activities and events planed for our pack and individual dens.

Pack 1980 Summer Activity: Obstacle Course

Posted on Aug 21 2014 - 12:30pm

All Pack 1980 scouts are invited to test their balance, strength and endurance at our final Pack 1980 Summer Fun Activity:

                                         NINJA-STYLE OBSTACLE COURSE

                                                                   Monday, August 25th 

                                                                                 7:00 PM

                                                          Holland Brook School Playground

                           Please register your scout today at:  http://www.njpack1980.org/node/1817

September 26th: Pack 1980 Kick-off Meeting with Team Makers!

Posted on Aug 21 2014 - 12:30pm

Pack 1980 Welcomes Our Returning Scouts and Gives a Special Welcome to all 1st Grade Boys at Whitehouse School and surrounding neighborhoods to Join Cub Scouting!  Please join us for our first pack meeting with a special program from:

                              HOLLAND BROOK SCHOOL CAFETORIUM

                                                  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th

                        Tigers and Wolves (1st and 2nd Graders) will meet at 6:30 PM

            Bears, Webelos, and AOL (3rd, 4th, and 5th graders) will meet at 7:30 PM.

Does Your Scout Enjoy Pack 1980 Activities? Read Below to See How You Can Help...

Posted on Aug 16 2014 - 8:47pm

We are starting to plan our 2014-2015 Pack 1980 year.  Our scouts are the winners when more of our parents volunteer their time and talent to Pack 1980.  

  • Do you like to plan celebrations?  Pack 1980 is looking for someone to help coordinate the Blue & Gold Banquet in February!
  • Do you like crafts?  Pack 1980 could use help to lead crafts at a couple pack meetings during the year, including the Family Campout!
  • Do you have an idea that would make for a great pack activity?  Pack 1980 would love to have a parent volunteer coordinate one of our pack meetings!

If you are interested in more information on how you can help Pack 1980 or would like to attend our August planning meeting on August 18th, please e-mail Cindy Barckholtz.

FYI: here we will post activities/events that may be of interest to our scout families

Posted on Aug 16 2014 - 8:47pm

Boy's Life "Say Yes to Reading!" Contest.  Want extra incentive for your scout to read and write this summer?  Scouts can earn a patch after writing a one-page report titled "The Best Book I Read This Year" and entering it in the Boys' Life 2014 "Say Yes to Reading!" contest.  http://bookzone.boyslife.org/enter-the-boys-life-reading-contest/

Pack 1980 Bike Ride on the D&R Canal Towpath

Posted on Aug 7 2014 - 1:14pm

Pack 1980 cub scouts, den chiefs, leaders, and family members met this past Wednesday evening at the Frenchtown trailhead for a bike ride on the D&R Canal Towpath.  Scout Leader Tim Barckholtz gave a brief introduction to bicycling safety and equipment as well as trail etiquette before scout groups set out in different groups by ability to ride the towpath. Scouts had a beautiful evening for a bike ride and even the smallest scouts and future scouts pedalled at least 3 miles.  Scouts are pictured showing off the Bicycling Belt Loops they earned.  After the ride, scouts enjoyed Italian ices, skipping stones in the Delaware River, finding a toad, and searching for a hidden geocache.


Pack 1980 Geocaching at White Oak Park

Posted on Aug 1 2014 - 9:18pm

Scouts and family members met this past Wednesday evening in White Oak Park for Geoacaching.  Scout Leader Dan McDonald gave a brief introduction to geocaching and instructed our scouts on safety and etiquette before scout groups set out in search of the hidden caches in White Oak Park. Webelos Scout Grant and Wolf Scout Tyler are pictured showing two of the geocaches discovered by our scouts.


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