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SAVE THE DATE: Pack 1980 Family Campout is June 6th

Posted on May 27 2015 - 8:13am

Our Pack 1980 Family Campout and Rank Promotion will be held Saturday, June 6th - Sunday, June 7th at YMCA Camp Carr (Hunterdon County - just west of Rt. 31).

$15/scout family includes fried chicken & hot dog dinner and overnight camping

Our Family Campout will be a little different this year in our new location.  The campsites are shaded and we will have 2-3 tents per site.  We have to turn in a list of families camping at each site, so early registration will give you the best chance of being in a campsite with friends.  We will have yard games on Saturday afternoon, followed by our hot-dog, fried chicken, pot-luck dinner, and ending with an evening of skits, rank promotion, and award recognition.  Sunday morning we will cook eggs-in-a-bag and have a continental breakfast.  After a Scouts’ Own Service, we will have scouting activities that include a monkey bridge, fire-building, bouldering, a craft, and fishing.  Scouts will help cook lunch with their dens and get started on adventures in the new Cub Scout curriculum after lunch!  Most ranks will require overnight camping as part of the new Cub Scout curriculum that starts June 1st. Have fun camping with your family at our Family Campout and get a jump start on adventures for your new rank! 

Due to the need for purchasing food & supplies, each scout family needs to RSVP by May 29th!

Pack 1980 in Readington Memorial Day Parade

Posted on May 27 2015 - 8:13am

Thanks to Mr. Allen for pulling our Cub Scout hay wagon float!  Thanks also to all of our scout families who supported our Cub Scout Pack with a great showing at the Readington Memorial Day Parade!  Pack 1980 had 29 Cub Scouts either riding in the hay wagon or pushing Cub Cars! 

     

Cub Scout Summer Camp Options for Pack 1980 Scouts

Posted on May 27 2015 - 8:13am

CUB SCOUT "TAKE FLIGHT" DAY CAMP at ROUND VALLEY YOUTH CENTER

July 6 - 10 or July 13-17 runs daily from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM with Overnight Camping option on Thursday evening.

Register before 6/1 and the fee is $205.

Scouts will enjoy archery, bb gun shooting, crafts, scout skills, sports and games, and nature with friends.

Registration for Session 1 (July 6-10) and Session 2 (July 13-17) is through Washington Crossing Council.   Also, check out the "TAKE THE DAY CAMP PLEDGE" to connect to others planning to attend day camp and tap into special prizes, contests, resources, and news.

HALF-WEEK RESIDENT CAMP with CUB ADVENTURE at MUSSER SCOUT RESERVATION

Sunday afternoon, July 12 - Wednesday morning, July 15

Join several of our Cub Scout families from Pack 1980 for 4 days and 3 nights at Summer Camp.  Contact Jana Levison for registration information

$185/scout and $80/adult.  Price includes Sunday dinner, all meals on Monday and Tuesday, and breakfast on Wednesday.  Scouts (and adults) will overnight in platform tents.

Complete details on the resident camp experience can be found in the Cub Adventures 2015 Guide.

 

DarthWELOTECA at CAMP WHEELER (MT. ALLAMUCHY SCOUT RESERVATION)

Friday evening, July 24 - Sunday afternoon, July 26

for scouts entering 4th or 5th Grade in Septemer and their parents or adult leaders.  Outer Space Adventure Theme with activities that include swimming and snorkeling (pool), cooking, archery, fire building, canoeing, fun-yaks, pedal boats, CO2 powered BB guns, climbing, geocaching and the wild & crazy challenge.  $140/scout and $77/parent or adult leader.  The fee includes a patch, t-shirt, crafts and meals on Saturday and Sunday.  We supply dome style tents or bring your own tent. Additioal WELOTECA information and registration link.  Please e-mail Cindy Barckholtz if you are interested in attending.

Pack 1980 Scouts Make a Splash at Raingutter Regatta

Posted on May 23 2015 - 4:55pm

A hot spring Sunday in May was the setting for the 2015 Pack 1980 Raingutter Regatta.  Over 25 Cub Scouts,  6 new scouts, and a handful of family members designed, shaped, and decorated trimaran boat to join in this scouting tradition.  After the races, all enjoyed raingutter ice cream sundaes!  Thank you to Pack 1980 Leader Jared Beatrice for organizing the Raingutter Regatta and Pack 1980 Leader Herb Ryder for providing the ice cream sundaes!

       

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

Posted on May 17 2015 - 7:11am

May 31st:  Raritan Headwaters Association Meet the River event at Natirar Park  (2 Main Street, PeapackNJ 07977)  Macroinvertebrate Search ongoing from 12 to 2 pm; Fly Fishing Demonstration at 12:45 pm; Water Color Painting at 1:15 pm. Participants should wear rubber boots, water shoes or old sneakers that can get wet.  A free, fun event for families, community groups, scouts and individuals - children 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult!

June 20, 2015: 20th-Annual Solberg Airport Summer Solstice Celebration starting at 4 PM.  Hot Air Balloons launch around 6:30. There will also be airplane rides, static aircraft displays, walk-through hot-air balloons, face-painting, sand-art, a cookout by the Kiwanis Club, and much-much more. As always, admission is free, so bring your family out and enjoy!

Summer Canoe Paddle at Pocono Environmental Education Center  $5/person.  Enjoy the summer out on the water!  Paddle a canoe…and try out our new kayaks!  Beginners are welcome – we teach you everything you need to know.  Dress appropriately – you may get wet.  See Summer Canoe Paddle Flyer for Dates and Reservation information.

Boys' Life “Say Yes to Reading!” Contest!  Write a one-page report titled “The Best Book I Read This Year” and enter it in the Boys’ Life2015 “Say Yes to Reading!” contest. The book can be fiction or nonfiction. But the report has to be in your own words — 500 words tops. Enter in one of these three age categories: 8 years old and younger; 9 and 10 years old;11 years old and older.  Everyone who enters will get a free patch 

 

Pack 1980 Scouts had a Perfect Day of Spring Fun at Mt. Allamuchy

Posted on May 2 2015 - 12:33pm

Twenty-two Scouts enjoyed Boating, Archery, BB Gun Shooting, and Outdoor Cooking at Mt. Allamuchy.  Thank you Moms and Dads for sharing the day with your scout!  "Read more" for additional pictures.

    

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