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Overnight Stay Aboard the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial

Posted on Jun 18 2018 - 10:37am

EXCITING NEWS:  Our 2019 Pack 1980 Family Overnight will be February 23-24, 2019!  We have reserved 60 spots at this time (which can be increased).  In order for us to save our reservation, they are seeking a deposit of $20 per person.  We have a deadline of 6/20/18 (about 1 month) to pay.  You may charge your deposit through our Pack 1980 Online Payment Store and choose "OV".   You may also give your deposits to your Den Leader.  Checks can be made to Pack 1980.

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This is one of the best overnight packages we have encountered! 

  • A hot dinner and hot breakfast 
  • Sleep Accomodations--Bunk Style!

Please see registration page for more details about this memorable experience for you and your Scout!

All participants must be 6 years of age on February 23, 2019!

Silver Saddle Swim Now June 25

Posted on Jun 18 2018 - 10:21am

All Cub Scouts, Family, and Friends Invited to Attend a Cub Scout Family Swim at Silver Saddle Swim Club on June 25 from 5 PM - 8:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: This is a private party, so everyone who enters must pay $12 whether they decide to swim or watch.  CASH PAYMENT AT SILVER SADDLE

Pack 1980 - Rocket Launch July 18 - North Branch Park

Posted on Jun 18 2018 - 10:13am

We will be holding our annual rocket launch on Wednesday July 18 at 6PM at North Branch Park Rocket Launch Area. Rockets will be purchased by the Pack and are very easy to put together. Total time to assemble is only about 10 minutes and the rockets can be launched about 45 minutes after they are completed at your house (the glue on a few parts needs time to dry). Please wear the bright orange class B uniform.

Once the rockets arrive, an email will be sent out with instructions for picking them up. Please RSVP by Monday, June 25 so we can purchase the rockets. Please note the total number of rockets you would like to purchase in the notes section when RSVPing.  Siblings are welcome. 

The cost for the event is $10.  Scout are welcome to bring their own rockets, but should provide their own engines.  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. 

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

Posted on Jun 18 2018 - 7:21am

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 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

SUMMERTIME OPPORTUNITY: Cub Scout Wednesday Nights at Camp Wheeler

Posted on Jun 12 2018 - 1:56pm

Specialty Nights at Camp Wheeler in Stanhope, NJ is an evening program running on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. These programs are open to all boys and girls and a parent who are interested in that evenings programs. Pre registration is recomended. $10 per youth per night.  Accompanying adults are included in youth fee.

Specialty Nights at Camp Wheeler Summer 2018 Themes:

SUMMERTIME OPPORTUNITY: Cub Scout Thursday Nights at Camp Ockanickon

Posted on Jun 12 2018 - 1:56pm

All Pack 1980 Cub Scouts are invited to attend FREE special evenings of fun and adventure at Ockanickon Scout Reservation this summer.  Cub Nights at Ockinckon Summer 2018 Themes (with registration link).

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