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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.

Kite Flying Memories

Posted on Jul 15 2018 - 10:53am

Memories from our Kite Night and a Special Thank You to Lisa and Ryan Bellek for organizing this event.  

           

Pack 1980 Rocket Launch is July 18 at North Branch Park

Posted on Jul 15 2018 - 10:53am

We will be holding our annual rocket launch on Wednesday July 18 at 6PM at North Branch Park Rocket Launch Area.  Please wear the bright orange class B uniform.

if you have not already picked up rockets that were ordered by the pack, please contact Nicole Stahl.  Don't forget to bring $15/rocket kit to pick-up if you are not using your scout account.  The rockets take a little extra time this year to assemble, so please do not wait until the last minute!

Even if you missed out on purchasing a rocket through the pack, you can still join Pack 1980 for the rocket launch on July 18. Scouts are welcome to bring their own rockets, but should provide their own engines.  Rocket kits can be purchased at local stores such as Michaels.  Please comment in “notes” if you will be bringing your own rocket and supplies.  There is no cost for scouts who are bringing their own rocket and supplies. 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Help with United Way Stuff the Bus Event on July 28

Posted on Jul 15 2018 - 10:53am

Image result for united way stuff the busPack 1980 is looking for scouts who would be available to help with a service project to help the United Way’s Tools 4 School campaign.  On Saturday, July 28th, United Way will have a Stuff the Bus event at both the Flemington Shop Rite and the Flemington Dollar Tree from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. 

Similar to our canned good drive, our scouts would stand outside the storefronts and pass out papers that have school supply shopping lists.  Our scouts would also receive any purchased  school supplies or money donations.  Please consider showing your scout spirit by helping with this service project.  Registration for scouts and parents is on the Pack 1980 webpage for Stuff the Bus Service Project.  (Cub Scout age siblings or older are also welcome to volunteer.)

Pack 1980 Event - Mini Golf on Friday, August 3 at 6:30PM

Posted on Jul 15 2018 - 10:52am

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The Golf Range at Branchburg, NJ (formerly Tee-rific Golf) has been renovated!  Please join Pack 1980 for an evening of Rita's Ice and Golfing.

We have reserved the picnic area at 6:30PM for a Pack Opening Ceremony, followed by Rita's Ice and then golfing with your fellow Scout Families!  New to golf?  Your Scout will be in good company amongst his friends (who are probably very new to the sport as well).  We will break into smaller groups to keep the game moving along.  Please RSVP on the Pack 1980 registration page.

Cost:  $5 per golfer (special group price).  You will pay at the door.  

We look forward to seeing your family!

 

Service Project - America's Grow-A-Row, Monday August 13 - 9AM to 12Noon

Posted on Jul 15 2018 - 10:52am

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!  On Monday, August 13, we have reserved 15 spots (we can add more) to help America's Grow-A-Row (you can read more about America's Grow-A-Row on the Pack Registration Page)!   This will count towards your Summertime Activity Award!  The start time is 9AM with an endtime of 12PM (if you need to leave early, make a notation in the comments section).  Family/friends are welcome; please include them in the count when you RSVP on the Pack Registration Page.

 

NATIONAL SUMMERTIME PACK AWARD: Did you know your Cub Scout could Earn an Award just by having FUN this Summer?

Posted on Jul 13 2018 - 10:09pm

Image result for summertime pack awardEvery Pack 1980 Cub Scout is invited to earn the National Summertime Pack Award starting this week!  Pack 1980 has tons of fun activities planned, plus there are opportunities to attend Cub Scout day camp and Cub Scout specialty nights to apply toward the Summertime Pack Award.  Scouts who participate in three activities - one each in June, July, and August - are eligible to receive the National Summertime Pack Award pin, which they can wear on the right pocket flap of their uniform.

  •            June 15: Geocaching at White Oak Park
  •           June 25:  Family Swim at Silver Saddle
  • June 28-July 1:  Pack 1980 at Cub Adventure 3-Night Resident Camp
  •             July 12:  Kite Flying in the Park
  •             July 18:  Pack 1980 Rocket Launch at North Branch Park  
  •        July 23-27:  Cub Scout Day Camp at RVYC
  •             July 28:  Stuff the Bus Service Project at Flemington ShopRite
  •          August 3:  Miniature Golf
  •          August 9:  RRC Vacation Bible Camp Carnival Service Project
  •        August 13:  Grow-a-Row Service Project
  •        August 18:  Pack 1980 Family Bike Ride on D-R Towpath starting at Bulls Island 
  •   Wednesday Nights at Camp Wheeler
  •   Thursday Nights at Camp Ockanickon

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