January 5 2020 – Applebee’s Fundraiser

Pack 89 held it annual Applebee’s Breakfast Fundraiser on Sunday, January 5, 2020. The scouts had a great time taking order and serving our guests.

Scouts waiting to pick up orders in the kitchen.
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December 13, 2019 – Movie Night

Pack 89 held it annual Holiday Movie night at Hillsborough Elementary School. The meeting stated with the scouts receiving awards for their accomplishments so far this year. Then, the scouts watched The Grinch while the parents attended a pinewood derby clinic run by the leaders.
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December 7, 2019 – Operation Shoebox

Our Scouts volunteered at an Operation Shoebox event held at the Hillsborough YMCA. Our scouts put together care packages that are being shipped to US serviceman and women serving overseas.

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November 15, 2019 – Mayor DelCore and “Freddy”

At our November Pack Meeting, we were visited by Mayor DelCore. Afterwards, the boys got to see a demonstration from “Freddy” the police dog and a Somerset County SWAT truck

Mayor DelCore speaking to the Pack
Somerset County SWAT Truck
“Freddy” showing his stuff.
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November 8, 2019 – Hillsborough Community Assistance Network (CAN)

Our Pack collected canned goods for the Hillsborough Community Assistance Network (CAN). In all, the scouts were able to collet 267 items to donate.

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November 3, 2019 – Dukes Farm Hike

Pack 89 held its last weekend hike of the fall at Dukes Farm. Though it was a bit cold, the scouts had a great time exploring Dukes Farm. For more information, please see https://dukefarms.org

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October 18 2019 – Halloween Party

Pack 89 held its annual Halloween Party at Hillsborough Elementary. The Scouts and siblings came in costume. There were games, a Jack-O-Lantern contest, a haunted house, and lots and lots and lots of candy. Yum =)…

Scouts and families enjoying the party.
Jack-O-Lanterns Galore!!!!!

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October 12, 2019 – Sourlands Mountain Hike

Pack 89 held a hike at the Sourland Mountain Preserve in Hillsborough. The scouts (and a few siblings) hiked the ridge trail to the top of the mountain. While at the top, some of the dens worked on badge requirements; our Bear Scouts looked for indirect signs of wildlife. After a refreshing snack, we hiked back to the trail head. Overall, the scouts hiked over two miles and had a great time.

Our Scouts (and some siblings) at the trail head after a great hike.
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September 20, 2019 – Pack Meeting

Pack 89 held it first pack meeting of the new scout year. Our guests were the HHS Robo Raider team. While the parents and leader discussed scouting, the Robo Raiders put on a demonstration for the scouts of a Robot they had built. After the demonstration, the scouts were given a chance to operate the robot.

The scouts learning about robotics
Tiger Scout driving the robot

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September 7, 2019 – Hike at Colonial Park

Pack 89 held an early September hike at Colonial Part in Somerset. We have beautiful weather for the hike. The hike started in the park, went through the rose garden, out on to the tow path, then back the way we came. The after, the scouts insisted on spending time at the very cool playground (of course).

Our Cubmaster giving instruction before the hike.
A happy ending at the playground.
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