Cub Scouting is Fun With a Purpose. For over 80 years, Cub Scouts have been having the time of their lives making new friends and learning new things in an environment designed to help them succeed. Whether your son is building his own pinewood derby® car or learning how to roast the perfect marshmallow with his best friends at a family campout, he will LOVE being a Cub Scout. So if he's in the first through fifth grades, or 7 to 10 years old, then it's time for him to have some fun … with the Cub Scouts.

Why choose Cub Scouting?



Pack 281 offers an exciting year-round program implemented by dedicated, trained and caring adult leaders. We serve families from throughout the Back Mountain area and new scouts are always welcome. Our scouts remain actively involved in their schools, in sports, in music and in their community.

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Soda Bottle Rockets

Posted on Jul 14 2014 - 9:30pm

Last year our scouts had a blast launching two liter soda bottles into the air with water and compressed air. Come join us this Saturday, July 19th at Cleary Field (next to Wycallis Elementary) from 9am-12 Noon where we will have fun experimenting with air pressure, water and flight.  Bring a two liter bottle with you, Boys who attend all three of our summer events are eligible for the National Summertime Award.

Resident Camp

Posted on Jul 2 2014 - 11:46pm

Scouts who are going to Resident Camp or Adventure Camp next week should report to Camp Acahela on Sunday, July 6th at 1:00 p.m. We will meet inthe camp parking lot and check in as a group. Please arrive in Class A uniform.  Any camp physicals or other paperwork should be turned in to Dr Oley before this weekend.

Camp Forms Due July 1st

Posted on Jun 26 2014 - 1:44am

For those scouts and adults going to resident camp, please turn in your physical forms, picture orders, parent night dinner ticket orders and release of minors forms to Dr. Oley by next Tuesday, July 1st. We leave for camp on July 6th.

Thank You!

Posted on Jun 11 2014 - 10:46pm

Thank you to all the leaders and den chiefs who made the bicycle rodeo a great success! Officer Higgins reported that we registered at least 15 bicycles and over 20 children had their bicycles and helmets checked for the summer. We had a great day. The ten cub scouts who attended will be eligible for the National Summertime Award if they also attend our July and August summertime events.

Bicycle Rodeo

Posted on Jun 4 2014 - 8:26am

Meet us this Saturday, June 7th for a bicycle Rodeo at Dallas Elementary between 9am and noon. This is just in time to get your wheels and your riding skills in top condition for the summer. Dallas Twp. police officers will be present to register your bike to protect it from theft. Get your bike inspected and the fit of your helmet checked. You can also try out some of our obstacles and learn some valuable safe riding skills along the way. This event is offered as a community service, so bring a friend.

Dallas Schools Service Project

Posted on May 28 2014 - 11:37pm

Mr. Coy has arranged a great service opportunity for our pack on Saturday May 31st from 1pm-4pm at the picnic area behind Dallas Elementary School. Help is needed to paint picnic tables and plant flowers to beautify the area.  Parents and scouts and siblings are all welcome to lend a hand.  We would recommend wearing old clothes. All supplies will be provided. Please take a few minutes to participate in this worthwhile service project this Saturday.

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