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Popcorn Order Forms Due!!!

Posted on Oct 14 2017 - 12:58pm
Thank you to all the Scouts and Families that sold popcorn this year! This is the pack's only fundraiser which is why it was so important for everyone to participate in the event. Order forms marked with your chosen prize and any money collected is due to the Ruygt's at 11603 Prospect Hill Drive (Comstock Village) by Sunday evening October 15 if that not possible please contact the Ruygt's at 635-5158. For more information see the attached flyer!

Annual Pack Dues are PAST Due!

Posted on Oct 14 2017 - 12:47pm

Pack Dues are now past due! We will soon start the recharter process and need everyone to pay their dues ASAP so we can re-register your Scout with Boy Scouts of America. If you have not paid your dues please send a check or money order made out to "Pack 281" to Tim Belt, 12044 Gold Arbor Lane, Gold River, CA 95670. For continuing Scouts the cost is $80, for Webelos II the cost is $20, for Scouts who just joined and paid the $90 joining fee you have paid your dues for the year. Recently we learned that BSA has increased the national dues they charge for each Scout and Scouter. Rather than increase the the Pack 281 dues the decision was made, by the pack committee, to make "Boy's Life" subscription optional rather than to have it part of the pack dues. If your son would like to continue to receive "Boy's Life" there will be an additional $12 fee which is due when you pay the pack dues, new Scouts will also need to pay this fee if they want to receive the magazine subscription in the coming year. Tim can be contacted at 916-508-0790 or tim_belt@hotmail.com

October Pack Meeting is at Roemer Pumpkin Patch!

Posted on Oct 14 2017 - 12:45pm

The October pack meeting will be held at the "Roemer Pumpkin Patch" thanks to an invitation from Boy Scout Troop 380. Come in your Halloween costume and join your fellow pack members as you go on a hay ride, have fun in the corn maze, get a pumpkin, take part in all the activities that the troop has planned and get your advancements! For Webelos this does count as your Arrow of Light requirement ~ take part in one Boy Scout oriented outdoor activity. When: Friday, October 27 from 6 PM - 8 PM Where: "Roemer Pumpkin Patch", 6851 Hedge Avenue, Sacramento www.roemerpumpkinpatch.com/ Cost: $10 per Scout which includes a pumpkin will be collected by treausurer Tim Belt, the corn maze and hay ride (there is no cost for adults) CLICK HERE to REGISTER on the Pack Website so we can let the troop know how many to prepare for. 

Details for the Pack Campout at Sly Park Next Weekend

Posted on Oct 7 2017 - 9:44pm
Campsite:  The campsite is large and private with a small amphitheater and plenty of picnic tables. There is a large fire pit and several BBQ grills is someone wants to bring charcoal. I will have a camp stove you are welcome to use and I expect others will be bringing stoves as well. Dan is bringing firewood and there is lots of kindling on site. There are two toilets and two water spigots with potable water. The toilets are vault and not flush but they were clean and well stocked with toilet paper. 

Earn Your Recruitment Patch! Recruitment Night

Posted on Sep 6 2017 - 8:40am

Scouts can invite their friends to our recruitment night coming up on on Thursday, September 7th, in the GRDC Pod B starting at 7pm, and earn the most awesome Recruiter Strip patch to wear on their uniform!  Send a friend to recruitment night and encourage them to join scouts.  If they join, your scout earns the special patch!

Pack 281 Pool/Pizza Party

Posted on Jul 23 2017 - 1:40pm
Are you ready for a super FUN party? It's time to get ready for Pack 281's annual "Pool and Pizza Party"!  
If you plan to attend, register on the pack website at  https://www.pack281.net/node/4210 by July 26

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