What the Entire Pack is Doing Together...

Pumpkin Contest - Monday, Oct. 21

posted Oct 16, 2019, 9:24 AM by Pack 80   [ updated Oct 16, 2019, 9:29 AM ]

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    Buy and carve your pumpkin!
  • The pack will provide lights. We'll use electric lights for safety. 
  • Get a bag of change to vote for your favorites. I recommend two rolls of pennies or nickels. All change will be donated by the pack to UNICEF.
  • Pick a theme for your pumpkin. We'll have awards for Funniest, Scariest, Most Creative, Cub Scout Spirit, Cubmaster's Choice, Peoples Choice, and Heaviest UNICEF donation collection. 
WHAT? Halloween Pack Meeting all dens and welcome new scouts

  • Decorated/Carved Pumpkin
  • Loose coins
  • Wear your costume or scout uniform if you don't feel like it
WHEN? Monday, October 21st starting at 6:30

*Registration fee $125 (checks or cash only) due.

Penguins+Pajamas Sleepovers

posted Oct 2, 2019, 9:48 AM by Pack 80   [ updated Oct 2, 2019, 9:51 AM ]


2020 Penguins & Pajamas California Academy of Science Sleep Over

Date: Saturday, February 8
Cost: $110 per ticket

Please check your email to sign up by Nov. Pack Meeting (payment due as well)
NOTE: Waivers MUST be signed on-line ahead of time.

A night at the museum for your young explorer!
Penguins + Pajamas guest comes face to face with Claude the albino alligator

Explore the exhibits after-hours: Discover the deepest depths of the oceans, travel to the tops of rainforests, and blast off into outer space at your own private planetarium show.

After milk and cookies, roll out your sleeping bag in an exhibit area like the flooded forest tunnel, Philippine Coral Reef, or even face-to-face with Claude the albino alligator!

In the morning, rise-and-shine for breakfast time at the Academy Café—and continue your adventure with complimentary next-day admission to the museum.

Ticket price includes:

    Overnight stay in an exhibit area
    Live animal presentation
    Rainforest access until 8 pm
    Planetarium showings
    Late night snack and early morning breakfast
    Overnight parking in Music Concourse Garage
    Next day admission to the Academy

Admission to Penguins+Pajamas sleepovers begins at 6 pm, and the event ends at 8 am the following day. Penguins+Pajamas is a program for children between the ages of 5 and 17

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Scout Overnights

posted Aug 30, 2019, 2:59 PM by Pack 80   [ updated Aug 30, 2019, 3:01 PM ]

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Scout Overnights

Fall 2019 - Camp Outside on the Boardwalk
Friday, October 11 - Saturday, October 12, 2019
Early Registration: $79.95 per person, deadline September 10, 2019
Standard Registration: $89.95 per person, deadline October 10, 2019, or until full.

If you can't make it in the fall, there is another scout overnight in the spring
Spring 2020 - Sleep Inside the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove
Friday, March 13 - Saturday, March 14, 2020

Popcorn Registration 2019-2020

posted Aug 25, 2019, 12:41 PM by Pack 80   [ updated Aug 30, 2019, 2:49 PM ]

All scouts who wish to sell popcorn are required to have an account on Trails End. There are several other great changes to the popcorn program this year, and sales tracking will be via an app and online.

Please register your scout at:

A portion of popcorn sales are available as credit from the pack to the scout to fund activities and dues. Please use the Pack 80 popcorn award calculator to find out your awards.

Check your emails for further details.

Pack 80 Meeting - Aug. 26, 6:30pm

posted Aug 25, 2019, 12:37 PM by Pack 80

Welcome back! The first pack meeting of this school year will be on Aug. 26 at 6:30pm.
Opening Activity: Tin foil meteors
Main Activity: Balloon Rockets

MV Spring Family Parade

posted Apr 26, 2019, 2:07 PM by Pack 80

It’s time for the 41st Annual Downtown Spring Family Parade! We will be Cruisin’ Mountain View this upcoming Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. This parade WILL go on rain or shine, down Castro Street to Civic Center Plaza and ending at Mercy Street. 

Our line-up number is 34. We will lineup on the corner of Castro and Villa Street (towards Castro Street). Lindsay Vanderbeek will be helping to coordinate. 

Please arrive by 9:30 AM and meet us at the corner of Castro & Villa by 9:45 am. Parade lineup numbers will be posted in chalk on Villa Street and Hope Street. Post-parade celebrations include food, games and entertainment held at Pioneer Park until 1:00 p.m. The Pack has been invited to the Masonic Lodge near Pioneer Park following the parade for a cook-out and celebration of the Lodge's anniversary.

Pack Spring Campout

posted Nov 12, 2018, 11:04 PM by Pack 80   [ updated Mar 31, 2019, 11:51 AM ]

When: May 3rd - May 5th (Fri. - Sun.)
Where: Mt. Madonna County Park - Arrowhead group campsite
Cost: $50 per family

Fees cover campground and parking, firewood for Sat night campfire and smores. Each den to arrange all their own meals.

Please see the pack campout email for sign ups.
Volunteers are needed to make this event a success. At the pack level we need coordinators for safety, campfire program, and other tasks. The dens will also need volunteers for their own needs. Please sign
up for something. THANKS!

NOTE: BSA Health forms (attached below) are required for each participant.

Pack 80 Ice Skating

posted Sep 24, 2018, 2:47 PM by Pack 80   [ updated Nov 12, 2018, 10:40 PM ]

When: Saturday Dec 1st, 1:00 - 2:30pm
Where: Winter Lodge Palo Alto 3009 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto
Who: Pack 80 Scouts and Families
Wear: Yellow Pack 80 T-Shirts (for pictures and scout spirit), Warm clothing, and bike/ski helmet (just in case!) 
Cost: $10 per skater (Pack 80 is subsidizing the rest of the cost), no charge for nonskaters; please pay at the door using check (payable to Pack 80), cash, or popcorn credit.
Food: Potluck Yummies!

Please check you email to sign up for our snack potluck!  (Please bring enough for at least 8 people to try - if you don't want to bring food, we also need families to provide potluck napkins/plates/cups.)

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seashore Sleepover

posted Sep 4, 2018, 9:16 AM by Pack 80

Saturday, January 19, 2019 (MLK weekend)
Arrival time:  7 pm
Departure time:  8:30 am (includes re-admittance to aquarium on Sunday)
Includes snack and light breakfast
$95/person, minimum age 5
I have reserved 90 spaces, so we should be able to accomodate families

We will not have special programming presented, but we will have the run of the aquarium, with lots of docents available.  This overnight will be a mix of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, and potentially other youth groups as well.

For full details look here:

Important notes:
1. No late arrivals!!!
2. We will not have access to sleeping bags until 9:45, it will be a late night

Please check your pack 80 email to sign up for the event.

Popcorn Sales 2018-2019

posted Aug 30, 2018, 3:53 PM by Pack 80   [ updated Oct 11, 2018, 4:08 PM ]

The popcorn selling season has started. There will be “Show and Sell” opportunities at Safeway and the Moffet Field Commissary in the coming weekends. Please check your email for the signups. Here are some resources for you:
A portion of popcorn sales are available as credit from the pack to the scout to fund activities and dues. Please use the Pack 80 popcorn award calculator to find out your awards.

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