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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.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming Cub Scout Events May - June + Summer Camp

Posted on May 20 2017 - 10:34pm
  •   May 29:     Pack 1980 in Readington Memorial Day Parade
  • June 3-4:     Pack 1980 Family Campout at YMCA Camp Carr
  •  June 10:     HAD Fishing Adventure at Hoffman Park (evening)
  •   June 19:    Cub Family Swim at Silver Saddle Swim Club
  • July 24-28:  Cub Scout Day Camp at RVYC
  • July 27-30:  Pack 1980 at Cub Adventure 3-Night Resident Camp

Scouts are Ready to Ride after Cub Scout Bike Rodeo!

Posted on May 3 2017 - 9:50am

Twenty-eight cub Scouts from Pack 1980 and Pack 182, along with several family members participated in the Cub Scout Bike Rodeo on the last weekend in April.  Scouts began the bike rodeo by learning how to check their bike helmet for a proper fit and how to check that their bike is in good working condition and fit to them.  Scouts then tested their skills at several stations.  Scouts practiced avoiding obstacles, watching for cars, controlling their bicycle through turns and narrow lanes, and using hand signals.

  

Pack 1980 Cub Scouts Help with RHA Stream Clean-Up 2017

Posted on Apr 22 2017 - 7:58pm

A small team of Pack 1980 Cub Scouts, den leaders, and family members cleaned up bottles, cans, food packaging, and all kinds of trash throughout YMCA Camp Carr property and along the banks of the South Branch of the Raritan River.  The scouts also tracked the number of plastic bags and the number of plastic bottles they picked up.  Unusual items were also found included a backpack, an old headband, a glove, and a plastic clothes hanger while others who helped found a sleeping bag. This was the 27th annual Raritan Headwaters Association Stream Cleanup along 47 miles of local streams and rivers across Hunterdon, Somerset, and Morris Counties.

    

Cub Scouts as Color Guard for RTJBL Opening Day Ceremony

Posted on Apr 22 2017 - 7:30pm

Thank you to Webelos Scouts Zac B, Matthew T, and Nicolas B (Pack 182) and Bear Scout Ryan B for representing Cub Scouts and raising the American Flag over the Railroad Avenue Baseball Fiels at the Readington-Tewksbury Junior Baseball League Opening Day Ceremonies.

   

July 27-30: Pack 1980 at Cub Adventure 3-Night Resident Camp

Posted on Apr 22 2017 - 7:24pm

Pack 1980 will be attending Cub Adventure 3-Night Resident Camp at Musser Scout Reservation on July 27-30.  Mr. Pikulin and Mr. Wieder will be our Pack 1980 Leaders at Cub Adventure.

3-Night Resident Camp is $225 for Scouts and $110 for Adults*.  You can save $25 overall if you pay by 5/15/2017.  *A parent is expected to attend summer camp with their own scout(s). 

A few basic details:  Scouts and Adults will sleep in one of the cabins at Garrison - either fort, a castle, or a ship - which are a 15-20 minute walk to Camp Hart and the activities at cub Adventure.  Each has bunk beds with mattresses, flush toilets, hot & cold showers, kitchen facilities, and electrical access.  All meals are provided in the dining hall at Camp Hart.

Scouts and adults need to have a BSA Health & Medical form with a physician’s signature. 

Scouts and parents who want to join the Pack 1980 group should BOTH register on the Cub Adventure 3-night Resident Camp webpage and e-mail Mr. Pikulin who will check to see if there is still availability.

News Flash: Pack 1980 Cub Scout Wins Hunterdon Arrowhead District Pinewood Derby Overall Championship!

Posted on Apr 9 2017 - 7:42am

 Arrow of Light Scout Brian Armstrong won Saturday's Hunterdon Arrowhead District Pinewood Derby Overall Championship!

Brian's win brings the Champions Trophy home to Pack 1980 for the first time!  

Brian's pinewood derby car was fastest in his Arrow of Light rank (Trophy #1).  His car was also the fastest in the "Grand Finals" - all the winners across all the ranks racing to see who is the fastest overall.  (Trophy #2)  Grand finals winner also takes home the Champions Trophy for their pack (Trophy #3) - this trophy gets a Pack 1980 plate on it, and will be passed to the 2018 champion next year.  Interesting note: the Champions Trophy has never been won by the same pack twice!

and... 

Wolf Scout Chase Wieder won the District Executive's award for best design! 

Congratulations to Brian and Chase and to all of the Cub Scouts who represented Pack 1980 at Districts!

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