Pack 227 is chartered by St. Bonaventure Church located in Huntington Beach, CA. We have spring and fall recruitment events, but new scouts may join at any time (hint — get in on all the summer fun!). Many of the Scouts come from St. Bonaventure School, but not all. We encourage any boy or girl who wants to have a fun time to join our pack wherever you are from, and adult leaders, too! To join, use the new online application to sign up, or youth and adult applications are also available in the St. Bonaventure School office, in the Cub Scout folder. Additionally, dues may be paid online via Paypal at this page. For more information, please call our Recruitment Chair, Dani DeGrood (714-653-0002) or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading
Congratulations to the 2020 bridging class of AOL scouts who bridged to Scouts BSA at the Pack 227 Annual Blue and Gold Dinner on Saturday February, 22nd. Continue reading
The Pack 227 annual Pinewood Derby was held on Saturday, February 8th. Thank you to everyone who built a car and participated. Congratulations to all the winners including our three overall winners Andrew Do(3rd), Daniel Varner (2nd), and William Rasmussen (1st).
Recently Liam Byrne and Connor Vu received the St. Francis of Assisi Award from the Diocese of Orange Catholic Committee on Scouting (DOCCS). This award is presented to youth in Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting or Venturing who have gone above and beyond just being a Scout in the Catholic faith. Presenting Liam and Connor with the award was Bernie Kilcoyne, chair of the DOCCS. Congratulations to Liam and Connor!
Bill and Amy Rasmussen were each presented the Unit Exceptional Scouter award from Pacifica District at this year’s Orange County Council’s Annual Appreciation Dinner, held on Saturday 1/25, at the Great Wolf Lodge. Bill has been our Pack Treasurer this last year, while Amy has been the den leader for Den 2 since 2016 and was also the primary organizer of the activities surrounding our pack charity last year, Wags Pet Adoption. Please join us in thanking Bill and Amy for their service to the pack!
Pack 227 has once again received the Pope Paul VI National Catholic Unit Excellence Award. Cooperation, development, and program are the key words in the recognition of Catholic chartered units in earning this annual award. The adult leadership responds to training not only in Scouting lores, but training in Catholic National Catholic Leadership Development, and religious counseling. The Scouts in each Pack, Troop, Team, and Crew/Ship respond by participating in the religious emblems program respective of their status in Scouting.
Our year of giving to WAGS wrapped up at the pack religious retreat on Monday (11/18). WAGS commemorated the event with a post on their Facebook page.
The Pacifica District’s Lion and Tiger Float won the “Firecracker Award” at this year’s Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade. The float was organized by Pack 227’s own Craig Brown. Here are photos of the float including Pack 227 Scouts with the trophy. Congratulations!