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We're glad you came to visit! Pack 489 is in the Blue Jacket District of the Dan Beard Council of Greater Cincinnati.

What we're about

We believe that scouting fills a role in a boy's life that is unique. While we certainly do a lot of the same activities that boys can get in church, school and their organized sports, scouting is unique in our focus on three basic elements of a boy's growth and development..... Achievement, Advancement, and Adventure.

  • Achievements
    • are the building blocks of the scouting experience. At every rank, in every Den, and on every day, Scouts work on achievements, overcoming challenges, building character, and receiving recognition, as they go.
  • Advancement
    • is the progression that every Scout makes through the scouting ranks. The promise of advancement helps boys get focused on long term goals that require many steps to accomplish. Scouts learn to respect the accomplishments of others and wear their uniforms with the proud knowledge of their own accomplishment. Click on any of the Rank badges to the right to learn what its all about.
  • Adventure
    • is perhaps the most unique aspect of the scout experience. From camping, canoeing, or hiking to an overnight at the Zoo, a waterpark, or a baseball game, Pack 489 is always on the go with outdoor and indoor adventures. Scouts learn that life is full of adventures and sharing them with their adult partner can create a special bond that lasts forever.

Raptors and Search Dogs on April 13, 2019

Posted on Apr 5 2019 - 11:23pm

Join the Pack at Cub World in Loveland on April 13 from 1-2:30pm for two great programs in one afternoon: Raptors and Search Dogs!

First we will meet some live rescued raptors and learn about their adaptations which make them supreme hunters of the sky. Led by the staff of Raptor Inc., we will learn about raptor diets, habitats, nesting habits and their role in the food web, as well as other interesting topics. Artifacts (such as wings, feet, pellets, etc.) will be available for touching and raptor vocalizations will be played.

Bowling Bonanza This Sunday, March 31

Posted on Mar 29 2019 - 9:38pm

About 10 reservations remain for the Pack 489 Bowling Bonanza on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 3-5 PM at Crossgate Lanes in Blue Ash.  Please email Matt Clayton at mdrdao.clayton@gmail.com to make your reservation. Last minute attendees are welcome but accommodations cannot be guaranteed without a reservation.  $10 per bowler includes 2 hours of bowling fun and bowling shoe rental.  Thanks!

Pop To It! Popcorn Sales Heating Up

Posted on Oct 5 2018 - 11:22pm

We hope your Scout's popcorn sales are going well. As a reminder, popcorn orders are due at the next Pack Meeting on October 18. 

Going Camping...Today!

Posted on Oct 5 2018 - 11:06pm

No, literally, we're going camping today, Saturday, October 6. We'll see you at Morgan's Morgan's Riverside Campground (6262 Gilmour Road, Morrow, OH 45152) at 2:00!

Sign Up for Popcorn "Show and Sell" Events

Posted on Sep 15 2018 - 1:01am

Sign up for Popcorn "Show and Sell" events here.

It's Popcorn Season, and one of the easiest ways for your Scout to sell popcorn is to help with a "Show and Sell" Event! Your Scout not only has a chance to work towards his sales goal, he will have fun working alongside other Scouts.

Pack Picnic THIS SUNDAY, August 19

Posted on Aug 18 2018 - 12:04am

With the kids back in school, it's time for our annual pack picnic. Join us on Sunday, August 19, from 4-7 PM.

All returning scouts, families, friends, and prospective scouts are welcome. It promises to a very fun evening, with the following activities planned:

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