Visit Troop 281!

Bored with Cub Scout meetings? – Boy Scouts is a whole new experience.

Come and meet the Scouts of Troop 281 at a regular Troop meeting and learn about the Guns, Knives and Fire award!!

Meetings the first three Tuesdays of the Month.

Gold River Discovery Center MP room
2200 Roaring Camp Dr. Gold River

We've scheduled two different summer camps in June and July with monthly outings in between. Join Us!

Questions? Fill out the Contact Us page.

Hike-In (mini-backpack) Campout May 16-17 in Folsom

Posted on May 2 2015 - 11:14pm

This hike in campout is open to all Scouts. This campout was created so those younger Scout could participate in a short backpacking trip. 

This is a 1 night hike in campout as preparation for 3 to 5 day trip. Scouts will need a backpack. Hike in 5 miles, hike out 5 miles.


Turn in Camp Card money!

Posted on May 2 2015 - 11:14pm

Sell those Camp Cards, then turn in the money at this week's meeting!  

Turn in those expense reimbursement forms!

Posted on May 2 2015 - 11:13pm

If you're holding on to those receipts, turn them in, let your mind be free!

Form attached!

June Backpack Trek CANCELLED

Posted on Apr 26 2015 - 8:58pm

This Summer's Hi-Sierras backpack trek has been cancelled due to insufficient participation.

We will still have the May hike-in (mini-backpack) trip as planned.

Update Vehicle Info and Medical Forms

Posted on Mar 23 2015 - 1:55pm

Each year we need new medical forms and vehicle information. Please turn in your updated information at an upcoming Troop meeting to Sharon Cawley.

Medical Forms are attached.

For vehicle information please provide the following:

Troop 281 earns JTE Gold Level

Posted on Feb 24 2015 - 4:34pm

Troop 281's adult leaders and the Capital City District Commissioner have certified that the Troop has earned the GOLD level in the Journey to Excellence program for its 2014 program. The Troop has earned the highest (gold) level in each of the last five years. Congratulations to all on this outstanding achievement!  

BSA Troop # 281

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