February 16 to 17, 2019 – Battleship NJ Encampment

Our Scouts camped overnight on the Battleship NJ. As part of the encampment, scouts were given a tour of the ship, got to hear stories about it service in the Navy, and sleep in the same bunks as the sailors did.

The Battleship NJ
Beginning the tour
Sleeping bunks…where the sailors slept.
Scouts that misbehaved were thrown in the brig. :)…
Firing at Camden
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February 6 2019 – My Tiger Jungle

Our tiger den (1st graders) built bird houses at their den meeting. Making a bird house is a step towards the tiger badge that partially fulfills the “My Tiger Jungle” adventure requirement.

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January 17, 2018 – Native American Art Pack Meeting

At the January Pack Meeting, the scouts learned about Naive American Art. The even made some of their own, making totem poles, bracelets and dream catchers.

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December 9, 2018 – Applebee’s Breakfast Fundraiser

Pack 89 held it’s annual Applebee’s Breakfast Fundraiser. The event was bigger then it’s ever been. We filled the restaurant and raised lots of money for the Pack. Thank you to everyone who helped make this event so successful.

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December 6 2018 – Webelos Den Meeting

Our Webelos (soon to be Boy Scouts) got started on learning knots required to earn the “Scout” rank when they bridge-up to boy scouts this March.

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December 3, 2018 – Wolf Den Holiday Party

Our wolf den held a holiday part in lieu of its regular den meeting. The party was held at Roman Gourmet, and great pizza was enjoyed by all.

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October 28 2018 – Hiking at Duke Farms Living Habitat

Pack 89 held a 3 mile hike at Duke Farms Living Habitat.  The scouts learned about the outdoor code (a requirement for rank advancement), learned about the history of the Duke Estate, saw lots of wildlife, and  learned about conservationism.

What a big statue!!!!

Looking at the frog.

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October 19, 2018 – Halloween Pack Meeting

Pack 89 held its annual Halloween Pack meeting at HES.  There were games to play, treats, and  a haunted house.  In addition, the scouts brought carved pumpkins for the Jack-O-Lantern contest.  Everyone had a great time!!!!!!!!!

 

Some of the Jack-O-Lanterns.

Lots of Scouts!!!

Line for the Haunted House.

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September Pack Meeting – The Lizard Guys

The Lizard Guys

That’s a HUGE snake!!!!!

“The Lizard Guys” did an interactive presentation for the scouts.  The scouts got to see   and learn about several different types of lizards, including the huge snake shown in the attached picture

Information about the presentation can be found at the website below.

http://www.thelizardguys.com/index.htm

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End-of-Year Campfire – June 16 2018

The scouting year came to a close with Pack 89’s annual end-of-year campfire, held at Ann Van Middlesworth park.  The scouts fished, played games, and enjoyed BBQ.  After eating dinner, the “Bridging Up” ceremony was held where the scouts were officially awarded the badges they had worked towards all year, and bridged up to the next level.

Fishing at the Pond

 

Big Catch

 

New Wolf Den

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