Pinewood Derby - The Classic Cub Scout Event Pack 255 is fortunate to have an outstanding 3 lane track complete with an electronic timing system featuring real time results projected on the big screen! Raingutter Regatta Most Scout's first activity in Pack 255 is the Raingutter Regatta. Each Scout is given a boat kit that he uses to create his very own boat that he gets to race himself! Trophies and ribbons are award to the top finishers, and everyone receives a participation patch.
Camp Lassen Resident CampPack 255's premier overnight camping experience is held every year in July. Scouts are accompanied by their adult at BSA's Camp Lassen in the forest northeast of Chico. Activities include rockwall, archery, bb guns, swimming, boating, nature exploration and crafts. The professional staff at Camp Lassen conduct all of these activites while the adults supervise the Scouts. The facility is a fully equipment campground complete with dining hall.Tour of the Cal-Waste Recycling Plant
One of many opportunities we have given the Scouts of Pack 255 to learn about Recycling. Scouts learned how recycled waste is taken from the our homes and separated
Day (Twilight) Camp Pack 255's Day (Twilight) Camp is held every June. Over the course of one week Scouts visit nightly from 4:30pm to 8:30pm to participate in a variety of activities including bb guns and archery. All activities are conducted by training staff and supervised by adult volunteers. Sleepover Aboard the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier One of the many unique experiences Pack 255 arranges for the Scouts and their Adult. We live aboard the USS Hornet aircraft carrier for one night. The trip includes dinner on board, tours of many parts of the carrier not regularly open to the public, a night sleeping in the actual crew quarters, breakfast on board, and self guided tours the next morning. A truly memorable event for everyone involved!
Scout Night with Sacramento Kings
One of our newest partnerships is a Scout night with our local NBA Team the Sacramento Kings. We got to enjoy the game and then receive VIP treatment as we had the opportunity to go onto the court after the game.