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!!

Upcoming dates when Troop 281 is holding regular meetings that you can visit:

  • Tues. March 3rd
  • Tues. March 10th

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

We've planned a New Scout Campout for March 28-29, two different summer camps in June and July with monthly outings in between. Join Us!

Questions? Fill out the Contact Us page.

MORE SCOUTS NEEDED! - Scouting for Food - March 8

Posted on Feb 24 2015 - 11:15pm

This is a very important service project. We can't do it without you!

Troop 281, we will be collecting food this year in conjunction with Pack 281, Crew 808 and Pack 28. Looking for full Troop participation! Sign up here.  

Show up at GRDC between 10am and 3pm and receive an area to cover. Expect to collect food for a couple of hours but collect as long as you'd like. When you sign up, in the notes field state approximate time you will arrive.   

San Pablo Bay Campout March 28/29

Posted on Feb 24 2015 - 10:11pm

This exciting 1 night outing will be on the Bay near San Rafael. Look for more details soon. 

Sign up by the 3/3 Troop meeting. 

Scout Expo Registration Deadline March 10th

Posted on Feb 24 2015 - 6:26pm

Troop 281, get in on the action!

Join Boy Scout Camping for 2 nights of camping. Arrive Friday evening and set up camp in Dragon Towns' Scout sub-camp. Saturday, after the opening ceremony, check out the Merit Badge Midway, the flight line military exhibits, community showcase, climbing walls, BMX bikes, Spirit Zone, Order of the Arrow centennial encampment, shooting ranges, special activities and the Expo Trading Post. Sunday morning there will be a fun run and Interfaith Services. 


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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