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Welcome to Potomac Pack 1280!

Cub Scout Pack 1280 is located in Potomac, MD. As a co-ed organization, we welcome any K-5 youth in the area. Currently, the pack has scouts from Saint Raphael School (our chartering organization) as well as Beall ES, Cold Spring ES, Ritchie Park ES, and Stone Mill ES. We 'do our best' to be a pack boys, girls, and parents are proud to be a part of!

To learn more about Cub Scouts in general, the Boy Scouts of America have put together a lot of great information for parents here. If video is more your style, take a look at this. If you'd like to have a comprehensive brochure, a PDF is available here. There is also more information in the 'About Us' section here.

If you'd like to ask a question about Pack 1280, if you'd like to visit our monthly 'Pack Meeting' or a smaller, grade-specific 'Den Meeting', of if you'd like to sign up, feel free to send us a note via the 'contact us' form here.

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Ski Trip Update - 22 Feb

Posted on Feb 20 2020 - 9:50pm

Pack 1280,

It seems that the warm weather the past week has people thinking of activities other than skiing and boarding! We only have 12 people (scouts and family) signed up for this weekend's trip to Whitetail, and the minimum number to get a discounted group rate is 15.

4th Graders and families get free National Park Entrance through Summer

Posted on Feb 6 2020 - 2:42pm

A new federal program called Every Kid Outdoors https://everykidoutdoors.gov/index.htm

allows Webelos 1 and all 4th graders and their families/friends traveling with them (see rules below) free entrance to all US National Parks until August 31, 2020. The perks of knowing a 4th grader!

3 spaces available - Pack 1280 Camp-in at Maryland Science Center

Posted on Jan 30 2020 - 6:46am

Unfortunately a Scouting family had to drop out of this Saturday's camp-in at Maryland Science Center, so we have three vacancies that we can offer to interested scouts and their families. The cost is $47 per scout/family member.

SKI Trip Rescheduled for 22 February

Posted on Jan 30 2020 - 6:39am

Our ski/snowboard trip has been rescheduled to February 22nd and will be at Whitetail Resort.

Please see the calendar event for details and to sign up. Contact Bryant Trost - bryant.trost@gmail.com or 425-760-2969 with any questions.

Urgent - ski trip postponed - stand by for make-up date

Posted on Jan 17 2020 - 8:30pm

We are postponing tomorrow's ski trip, stand by for a make-up date.

January Pack Hike Reminder

Posted on Jan 16 2020 - 8:31pm

You're invited to get out and explore the great outdoors this Sunday January 19th! Dale Yuzuki will lead Scouts from Pack 1280 and their friends and families on this month's hike along the Cabin John Trail.

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