NJPACK523.com is the home of the
Boy Scouts of America Pack #523
Located in Colonia, New Jersey
(See our "EVENTS" tab for event details)



Hope everyone is enjoying their summer.  Please remember to read our newsletter for important dates.  The committee has been planning Den and Pack events for the upcoming year and a lot of that information can be found in the newsletter.  Also, remember to go through emails from your den and pack leaders.  We’ll see everyone soon!!


Important Upcoming Dates

September – A Scout is Helpful

FRIDAY SEPT 9TH – Fall Kickoff – Pack Meeting

October – A Scout is Kind

10/21-10/23 – Fall Cubalos Camping Trip

Please remember to read your emails from your den leaders for important dates and information for the upcoming year.  Den meetings are scheduled by your den leaders and may not appear on this page.


Link to MyScouting.org to set up an account for Adult Leaders training



Pack Meeting dates:


Pack Meetings & Themes: 

9/9 – Fall Kickoff Meeting 

9/27 – A Scout is Helpful 

10/25 – A Scout is Kind 

11/15 – A Scout is Courteous 

12/13 – A Scout is Cheerful 


1/21 – Pinewood Derby, A Scout is Obedient 

February Meeting – Blue and Gold (Date TBD) 

3/14 – A Scout is Loyal 

4/11 – A Scout is Thrifty 

5/9 – A Scout is Clean (Cubanapolis) 

6/2-6/4 – Crossover – A Scout is Brave

PARENTS: You can be a part of planning and organizing events and pack meetings. Come and be a part of our committee!! 

We typically meet the last Thursday of every month.  See dates below.

Committee Meeting Dates:

For any questions regarding joining the pack, feel free to send an email to davidsmeier@gmail.com.

Once you have joined our pack, search on Facebook for NJPack523 and send a request to join.  We only allow members of our pack to be part of the Facebook group.


Scout Uniforms and Pack Scouting Apparel

For new Scouts, uniforms can be purchased at the stores listed below:

Main Street Sports
82-A Main Street
Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095
Phone: (732) 634-7474
Fax: (732) 634-4473
E-Mail: mainsports@aol.com


Mountainside Scout Shop
Located in the Verrex Building
1130 Route 22 West
Mountainside, NJ 07092

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