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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!!!!!!!!!
The Lizard Guys
“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.
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.