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Pack 1980 Overnight at Camden Adventure Aquarium is February 24

Posted on Feb 17 2018 - 1:53pm

Image result for camden aquarium overnightThe Pack 1980 overnight trip will be at the Camden Aquarium from Saturday February 24 - Sunday February 25.

Please check out the Pack Overnight At the Adventure Aquarium in Camden webpage for important details on how to prepare for the overnight.

We suggest that scout families consider carpooling!  Please note that campers and gear should be dropped off in front of the Aquarium between 6:00 & 6:45 pm before parking!  Drivers will be asked to then park their car in the garage, and can take the shuttle back to the Aquarium to be reunited with their group.

Pack 1980 Blue & Gold is March 4

Posted on Feb 17 2018 - 1:52pm

Please register on the Blue & Gold Celebration webpage.  Payment should be made in advance by either designating Scout Account  in "notes" or making payment through the Pack 1980 on-line store.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Yukon Trail 2018 is March 10 at Spruce Run Recreation Area

Posted on Feb 17 2018 - 1:52pm

The Yukon Trail is an outdoor winter event for Cub Scouts from all over Hunterdon County that will be held on Saturday, March 10 from 10 AM - 2 PM at Spruce Run Recreation Area.

The day will be full of activities - such as fire-building, sled racing, knot-tying, and archery - and will be fun for all ages of Cub Scouts.  The Yukon Trail emphasizes teamwork within your scout's den as it commemorates those who worked together to take on the challenge of the Yukon in their search for gold!

Mark your calendars because you don't want to miss this event.  Register on the Yukon Trail 2018 webpage.  Pack 1980 will also need help from parents to run a 3-Man Ski Station.

Scouting Summer Camp Options for Pack 1980 Cub Scouts

Posted on Feb 15 2018 - 10:14pm

It's that time of the year when parents start looking for summer activities for their sons and daughters. If you have never considered registering your child for camp, check out this great article published by the American Camp Society, New England 10 Reasons Why Your Child Needs to Go to Summer Camp.

Cub Scout camps emphasize fun, learning, and adventure in a safe environment.    There are so many different options that you are certain to find one that fits your family's schedule!

DAY CAMP:  Cub Scout Day Camp at Round Valley Youth Center July 23-27, just around the corner from Whitehouse Station, Day Camp runs from 9 AM - 4 PM Monday - Friday.  Shooting sports are a favorite and there is usually an option for mid-week overnight camping.  Both Shannon Woottton and Herb Ryder have recently volunteered at RVYC Day Camp and can anseer most of your questions.  The theme this year is "Passport to Adventure."  $215/scout before 5/16.  $240/scout after 5/16.

TWILIGHT CAMP:  Twilight camp is an exciting evening offering at Camp Wheeler (Stanhope, NJ) for boys and girls entering kindergarten and first grade in the fall, and their parent. There are several 4-day sessions runs for 4 days throughout the summer.  Twlight Camp is from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm with a different activity each evening. Activities include aquatics, shooting sports, nature and the weekly family campfire.  $125/youth

SPECIALTY NIGHTS:  Specialty camp is an awesome evening adventure at Camp Wheeler (Stanhope, NJ) running on Wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The camp is open to all boys and girls and their parent. Specialty Camp activities include aquatics, shooting sports, and nature.  $10/scout

RESIDENT CAMP: Pack 1980 Cub Scout families are encouraged to consider Cub Adventures at Musser Scout Reservation (~1 hr away in Pennsburg, PA) 3 Night Resident Camp from June 28- July 1.  Please sign up on the Cub Adventures - 3 Day Resident Camp webpage.  $180/scout and $80/adult before 2/15

FAMILY FUN WEEKENDS:  Interested in resident camping for your scout but can't miss work?  Check out Family Fun Weekends at Alpine Scout Camp (~10 miles north of the George Washington Bridge).  Themed weekends include STEM weekend June 8-10 and Shoot-o-Ree June 15-17.  $70/youth and $40/youth

Thank You to Pack 1980 Scouting for Food Volunteers!

Posted on Feb 10 2018 - 7:24pm

Pack 1980 had 16 Cub Scouts, 5 Leaders, and 9 Parents take time this Saturday to "Do a Good Turn" by collecting food at Bishops IGA for the Hunterdon Arrowhead District Scouting for Food Drive on Saturday!  The food collected filled both a minivan and an SUV.  All donations were taken to the Readington Starfish food pantry where Pack 1980 scouts joined with Troop 1969 scouts to unload and stock the pantry shelves.   Many thanks to all who helped provide families in Readington with food during the upcoming distributions!  Follow the "read more" link for additional pictures.

       

Congratulations to all Pinewood Derby Racers!

Posted on Feb 2 2018 - 9:17pm

Pack 1980 Scouts and families enjoyed an afternoon full of Scouting fun and tradition last Sunday at the Pack 1980 Pinewood Derby Race 2018. Many thanks to our Pack 1980 Leaders who helped put together a special Sunday: David Pikulin, Dan McDonald, Brian Sanocki, Herb Ryder, Scott Wooton and Jay Wieder. Great job to all Cub Scouts who designed, shaped, and painted their own cars.  As always, it is great fun to see the variety of designs that our Scouts create.

Congratulations to scouts whose cars placed in the top 3 for speed in each rank. You are eligible to race your car at the District Pinewood Derby on Saturday, April 7th.

Follow the "read more" link for additional pictures.

    

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