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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.

Popcorn and Wreath Sale Fundraisers Support Pack 1980: Popcorn Sale Ending Soon!

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 9:33pm


Our second and final fundraiser is the Pack 1980 Wreath & Greenery Sale. Cub Scouts can now start to sell balsam pine wreaths and grave blankets and white pine roping that will come fresh from New England.  An order form for door-to-door and friends & family sales is attached.  Wreath Sale Orders and Payment are due to Cindy Barckholtz by Sunday, November 2nd.  Wreath orders can be delivered the week of Thanksgiving.

Wreath Sale at Bishop's Thriftway:  Sunday, November 23rd from 10 AM - 3 PM


Cub Scouts should continue to sell Trail's End Popcorn for the next few weeks.  If your scout needs an order form, please contact Amy McMillin or Cindy Barckholtz.  Popcorn Orders and Payment are due to Amy McMillin by October 27th.  Popcorn orders can be delivered the week of November 17th.

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

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 7:56pm

November 22-23:  Troop 1969 (Stanton) invites Webelos to join them for a cabin-camping overnight at Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation.  Webelos will also be able to enjoy archery and bb gun shooting as well as scout skills and outdoor cooking.  Additional details are attached (Troop 1969 invitation) .  Please contact Tim Barckholtz with any questions.  Please RSVP by Nov. 1st.  To learn more about Troop 1969, please visit the Troop 1969 website.

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

Posted on Oct 15 2014 - 3:05pm

October 18th -19th:  Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey.  Support and preserve the maritime hostory of our state by visiting the lighthouses and museums on the challenge. http://lhchallengenj.org/LHChallenge/home.php

Sunday, October 19th at 4:30 PM  INAUGURAL ORGAN CONCERT for New DMP Cathedral 360 Organ at Readington Reformed Church

Tuesday, October 21st: Blood Drive at Stanton Reformed Church from 3:30 PM - 8:30 PM.  You can enroll online here, or contact the church office 908-236-2381 to schedule an appointment.  If you have any questions about whether you are able or eligible to donate, chances are very good that you CAN.  Please check this guide to verify your eligibility.

Saturday, October 25th, from 10 AM – 4 pm  Readington Reformed Church Women’s Ministries 12TH ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW.  The Craft Show will feature crafts, baked goods, tricky tray, door prizes, and a lunch counter with homemade soup and sandwiches and will benefit missions and the church handicap access project.

Sunday, October 26th, from 9:30 AM – 12 Noon  FLU SHOT CLINIC at The Readington Reformed Church.  The Flu Shot Clinic flu shots will be administered by the Community Visiting Nurse Association.  Those eligible to receive flu shots must be at least 18 years old and show ID.  The cost of the flu shot is $25 for the public, but free for Medicare Part B.  No credit cards are accepted.  Please call (908) 534-2077 for more information

Saturday, November 1st:  Hunterdon Arrowhead District Cub Scout Day of Service at RVYC.  Cub Scouts and family memebers will be helping to restore trails. Contact District Cub Scout Activity Director Doug Walker for additional details. Scouts who participate in this activity will receive credit toward the Cub Scout World Conservation Award.

Saturday, November 1st:  Touch-a-Truck Day at Deer Path Park from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Sunday, November 2nd:  Cub Scout Day at the Philadelphia Zoo from 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM.  Cub Scouts who register with the Cradle of Liberty Council for this event can earn their Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop and Pin.  $22/scout

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 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.

Pack 1980 Cub Scouts Start New Scout Year Learning Teamwork

Posted on Sep 27 2014 - 9:30pm

Pack 1980 welcomed 12 new Cub Scouts who joined at our September Pack Meeting and Open House.  Parents learned about the events planned for the coming scout year.  Scouts learned about teamwork while completing challenges presented by Team Makers of North Jersey.


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