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Cub Scout Pack 261
(Keansburg, New Jersey)
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Welcome to Cub Scout Pack 261!

Our Cub Scout Pack is a proud member of Boy Scouts of America, Monmouth Council, Twin Lights District. We are chartered through the First United Methodist Church of Keansburg. Our open house is on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 7:00 PM. If you are not able to make it to our recent open house but would like to join us please call us at (732) 822-4454 or follow the "Contact our Pack" link at the top of this page.

When you come to register, please bring your Youth Protection Certificate with you. See Link: Youth Protection Online

Cub Scouting encourages closeness to family. The program will give you opportunities to take part in activities with your son that you normally couldn't do. It provides a positive way for parent and son to grow closer together, and encourages you to spend quality time together. In this way, Cub Scouting is a program for the entire family, and your involvement is vital to the program's success.

Some specific things you can do to help your son in Cub Scouting are

  1. Work with your son on projects
  2. Help your Cub Scout along the advancement trail
  3. Participate in monthly pack meetings
  4. Attend parent-leader conferences
  5. Go on family campouts with your son
  6. Provide support for your son's den and pack

The Cub Scout years are developing years for young boys, falling between the dependence of early childhood and the relative independence of early adolescence. As he grows, your son will gain the ability to do more things "on his own," but at this stage of his development, your help is critical.

Joining Cub Scout Pack 261 is easy
.  Just email, and you will get information on times and locations. Otherwise, just come to your local school office, and ask at the front desk.

Changes in Cub Scouting as of January 2014

Cubs Will:

       Adopt the Scout Oath and Law for use in the Cub Scout program, retiring the Cub Scout Promise.

 Revise the Core Values of Cub Scouts to align exactly with the 12 points of the Scout Law.

 Retire the Law of the Pack, while maintaining the concept of “Akela” as leader.

 Maintain the current Cub Scout motto, sign, salute, and handshake.

Cub Scout Promise

I, (say your name), promise
To do my DUTY to GOD
And my Country
To HELP other people, and
To OBEY the LAW of the Pack

Law of the Pack

The Cub Scout follows Akela.
The Cub Scout helps the pack go.
The pack helps the Cub Scout grow.
The Cub Scout gives goodwill.

Cub Scout Motto