Adopt-A-Beach Certificate

Pack 227 received the following certificate from the California Coastal Commission as part of our annual beach cleanup held on March 18, 2018 at Bolsa Chica State Beach. In the letter that accompanies this certificate, Eben Schwartz states, “Please accept this certificate as a symbol of our appreciation for all the time, energy, and enthusiasm you have lent to the program. By getting involved and caring for our beautiful  coast and shorelines, you have helped preserve California as a wonderful place to live and play, now, and into the future.”


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Kim Baer Receives Unit Exceptional Scouter Award


Kim Baer

Kim Baer was presented with the Unit Exceptional Scouter Award at the Pacifica District Dinner on April 12th. Kim is the current den leader of Den 11 as well as the Scouting for Food chair. She was also the driving force in making the 2017 Pack charity (The Joyful Child Foundation) such a success. She is always willing to help the Pack in any way she can. Congratulations and thank you, Kim!

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George Meany Award


Tait Skifstrom was presented with the George Meany Award at the Pacifica District Dinner on April 12th. This is a national recognition approved by the AFL-CIO Executive Council. It is presented to an adult union member who has made a significant contribution to the youth of their community through Scouting. Each AFL-CIO city central labor union and each AFL-CIO state federation is permitted to give only one award annually. The purpose of this award is to recognize the recipient’s outstanding service to youth through the programs of the Boy Scouts of America. Tait was recognized for his many contributions as den leader, religious emblem chair and this year’s beach cleanup coordinator. Congratulations Tait!

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Den 7’s Lemonade Stand Raises $376 for Pack Charity!

Last Sunday, Den 7 hosted a lemonade and cookie stand on Heil Ave. to benefit the pack charity, Joshua’s Journey of Hope.


The lemonade stand was a HUGE success, and they raised $376, which is incredible!!! Pack 227 salutes Den 7 and encourages the other dens to do what they can to raise money for this great charity. In addition, Den 7’s efforts were also documented in this article on the Huntington Beach News Website. We thank them for their support publicizing our pack. Joshua’s Journey of Hope is a charity which raises money to find a cure for Cystinosis, an incurable metabolic disease. More info can be found on their website,

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2018 Blue & Gold Dinner – The Slideshows

The Pack Awakens” was the theme of Pack 227’s out-of-this-world Blue & Gold Dinner. You are welcome to view the two slideshows the Pack enjoyed that evening via the Pack Slideshow page.


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2018 Pinewood Derby


The 2018 Pack 228 Pinewood Derby was held on Saturday, January 20th at the Huntington Beach Elk’s Lodge. This year we had 58 racers compete in seven divisions. Congratulations to our top three racers, Roman Pfau, Aiden Baer, and Justin Tolly. Click here to view the complete results from all divisions. Also, congratulations to the special awards winners:

  • Most Realistic – Thomas Do
  • Most Colorful – Parker Chiu
  • Most Creative – Kai Parks
  • Most Unique – Roman Pfau
  • Most Patriotic – Antonio Lopez
  • Most Futuristic – Conner Smith
  • Funniest – Emmett Nguyen
  • Sportiest – Joshua Clarke
  • Judge’s Favorite – Gavan Skifstrom
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Donation to Joyful Child Foundation


On Monday, Nov. 13th, Pack 227 was pleased to present Erin Runnion, founder of the Joyful Child Foundation with checks totaling $1,100. The Pack also raised over $200 through fundraisers at Chipotle and Boudin Restaurants. The Joyful Child Foundation was our annual charity for 2017. Its BRAVE Programs are empowering and interactive life skill lessons for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. The goal is to develop each student’s ability to reduce the risk of victimization by providing knowledge and skills about safety. For more information go to

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