Welcome to Pack 129 - Scout Strong in Alexandria for over 75 years

Welcome to the Pack 129 website! Cub Scout Pack 129 is the oldest continuously running Pack in the city of Alexandria having been initially chartered in March of 1942 and in continuous operation since then by Westminster Presbyterian Church. If you want more information on our Pack, use the 'CONTACT US' or the 'JOIN SCOUTING' links on the left menu for more information.

Cub Scouting is open to boys in grades K - 5.  Boys can join at any time. 

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Outdoor Ethics - Leave No Trace Awareness

Posted by jmbuchanan on Apr 17 2018 - 8:48am

Pack 129 in Alexandria, VA is hosting a course in Outdoor Ethics on Thursday 4/26 at 7PM at its sponsoring organization Westminster Presbyterian Church. The course is offered through the NCAC and its outdoors ethics advocate.

This course qualifies Cub Scout adult leaders, Boy Scouts, and Boy Scout adult leaders to lead outdoor ethics activities in their unit. Participants will receive an overview of the Outdoor Ethics program, be introduced to Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly. There are hands-on activities. You will take away references to learn more about outdoor ethics.
A donation of $2 is requested to cover cost of materials. This is a 1.5 hour course.
You will receive proof of your completion of the course and your training record will be updated to reflect your completion of a Leave No Trace Awareness course.
While we are hosting this event, it is open to other scout groups in the NCAC. Please register using the following link:
National Capital Area Council - Outdoor Ethics Orientation Course

PNats Camping Registration Now Open

Posted by mburden on Apr 8 2018 - 4:36pm

Join us for Scout Night at the Potomac Nationals on Saturday, June 23rd!  Gates open at 5 pm.  Game starts at 6:35pm.  Scouts and family members are welcome...$15/ticket includes game, camping, and all activities.  Food not included.  All campers will be off the field around 0700 on Sunday morning.

Spring Service Project -April 14th - Potomac Watershed Clean-up

Posted by sheather on Mar 31 2018 - 5:09pm

Spring Serivce Project.....

Bring the whole family, neighbors, and friends to clean up the banks of the Potomac River in front of Ft. Washington, MD.  It’s just across the river, about a mile or so south of National Harbor. This is part of a day of service across the region dedicated to cleaning up the Potomac waterfront watershed.

District Pinewood Derby Champion!

Posted by mburden on Mar 6 2018 - 7:51pm

Congratulations to Jack Aronson for winning the Colonial District Pinewood Derby this past Saturday.  The Pack 2nd place finisher took up the mantle as the Pack Champion, Angus Argetsinger, was traveling with his family.  This proves that Pack 129 families know how to build some fast cars!  Whose turn will it be next year?

Save the Date: Spring Camping - Sandy Springs Adventure Park

Posted by mburden on Mar 6 2018 - 7:41pm

The pack will be camping at the Sandy Springs Adventure park on Saturday, 21 April!  We will be doing a campfire ceremony on Saturday night, and the ropes course on Sunday morning.

Note: we will have plenty of water at the site, but the only restroom facilities are Port-a-potties. We'll have space for about 75 tents. We will open the website for registration when we have complete details on registration costs, meeting times, and other logistics.

More info to follow!  

Calendar Change: March Pack Meeting and March Hike

Posted by mburden on Mar 5 2018 - 7:51pm

The March Pack Meeting will be held on Friday, 16 March at 6:30p.  The web calendar previously had a mistaken date.  


The March hike will be at 3pm on Sunday, 18 March at Cabin John Park.  Please register on the website if you plan on attending.

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