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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.

December Pack Meeting is Indoor Rock Climbing at Rockville Climbing Center

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 2:50pm


Cub Scouts should wear Pack 1980 T-Shirt

Pack 1980 Cub Scout cost is $10/scout.  Parents are also welcome to climb with their scouts for $17/parent.  

Visit the Rockville Climbing Center website for more information.  All climbers will be required to sign a waiver.  Please download and sign in advance of our pack meeting.

Rockville Climbing Center is located at 200 Whitehead Rd. in Hamilton Township in Mercer County, New Jersey. 

Invitations for all Pack 1980 Webelos: Meet Area Boy Scout Troops

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 8:51am

It’s time to visit local Boy Scout troops to discover more about the adventure that awaits your scouts after he crosses over to Boy Scouts!

December 9th:  Troop 1969 Stanton extends an invitation to Webelos I and II to attend a troop meeting on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, from 7:30 to 9:00pm.  Troop 1969 meets at Stanton Reformed Church.  More information on Troop 1969 can be found on the Troop website.  Please register your attendance here on our pack wesbite so that we can report to Troop 1969.

January 13th:  Troop 186 Three Bridges extends an invitation to Webelos I and II to attend a troop meeting on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 7:00 to 8:30pm, at the Three Bridges Firehall, 467 Main St., Three Bridges, NJ 08887 (upper level, banquet facility entrance). Please RSVP to Jen Crisci by Friday, January 9, 2015.

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

Posted on Nov 20 2014 - 9:30pm

Saturday, November 29th Santa Fly-In to Solberg Airport Activities from 1 PM to dusk.  Santa flies-in at 2 PM.  Hot Air Balloon Launch at 3 PM.  For complete article in Hunterdon Democrat, click here.

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/

Is Your Scout Going to the 40 Winks with the Sphinx Sleepover at the Penn Museum?

Posted on Nov 8 2014 - 8:36pm

40 Winks with the SphinxPack 1980 will have our Overnight this year on

Friday, March 20th at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Pack Overnights are usually one of the highlights of the scout year and this year promises to be no different with a program that will take scouts on a journey through time and across continents.  Scouts will have hands-on opportunities, through games and crafts, to explore ancient Egypt, the mummies and hieroglyphics, the ancient Greeks and Romans, the world of the ancient Maya, and more.  Scouts will enjoy a flashlight expedition through the museum and sleeping next to a 12 ton red granite sphinx!

The cost is $45/scout and $45/parent.  The time to register is now!  Please check the attached document to see if your scout's name is listed.  Don't miss out on the fun!  Webelos I scouts - this is your last Pack Overnight!  Tiger Scouts - Don't miss this unique experience!  

Pack 1980 Cub Scouts at Echo Hill Flashlight Hike and Campfire Program

Posted on Oct 12 2014 - 6:41am

The rain may have cancelled most other Saturday activities, but it was a good fall night for the Pack 1980 October Flashlight Hike and Campfire Program!  Scouts started the evening with a scavenger bingo as they hiked along the ghost trail.  Many thanks to our Wolf scout moms who provided for our ghost trail:  Cindy Barckholtz, Karen Ippolito, Heidi Miller, and Allison Quintard!!!  Bear Leader Scott Armstrong built an excellent campfire for our campfire program, which was led by Cubmaster Jay Wieder and featured skits by our Wolf, Bear, and Webelos scouts.  Scouts enjoyed a traditional campfire program, including being led in scout songs by Bear Leader Dan McDonald and Webelos Den Chief Adam Sinagra,  Summertime awards, baked apples, and hot cider completed the program.  Thanks to Asst. Cubmaster Tim Barckholtz for prepping and serving the hot cider and Webelos Leader Guy Francfort for leading the scouts in preparing the apples.  Thanks to all our Pack 1980 families who particpated in th evening!  And, a shout-out to our Cub Scout families who camped overnight!  We hope you stayed warm :)


Washington Crossing Council Shoulder Patch Contest

Posted on Oct 11 2014 - 11:18am

All registered Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Venturers are invited to design a new council patch for Washington Crossing Council that reflects the geography being served by our council.  Images do not need to be hand drawn, but must not be taken from copy written, trademark, or registered work.  Submissions for the Council Patch Contest are due by October 31, 2014.

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