Pinewood Derby 2019 – What, When & Where

It’s that time of year again!  Car kits were distributed at the last two Pack meetings; if you haven’t received yours yet, please talk to your Den leader.  The official rules can be found here : Official Rules.


Workshops provide an opportunity to use our Pack-owned power tools (parents-only), get a sneak-peek at what the competition is up to and receive pointers and tips from other Scouts and parents. All Scouts are welcome to attend any or all of the scheduled workshops.

Workshops are planned for the following dates:

Monday, February 18 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Monday, February 25 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Monday, March 4 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

All workshops will be held in the Craft Shack at Camp Herms.  Attendance is optional and there’s no need to RSVP – just drop in!


Weigh-in and registration will be held at the Camp Herms Craft Shack on Wednesday, March 6 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.


The 2019 Pinewood Derby will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, March 8 in the Camp Herms Lodge.

’tis the season…

The Pack 104 Scouts got into the holiday spirit by partnering with the Police and Fire Departments for a Toy Drive during the December Pack meeting, and then kicked the festiveness up a notch by volunteering and caroling at the Shadi Christmas display.

Scouting for Food – 11/10 & 11/17

Help us collect canned goods and other non-perishable food for the needy! We’ll be passing out flyers on Saturday, November 10 and picking up donations the following Saturday, November 17.

Details on when/where to bring the donations that have been collected will be sent out via email to the Pack 104 mailing list as the collection date approaches.

For more information about the Scouting For Food program and our local Council’s efforts, please visit the Mt Diablo Silverado Council website.

Tigers at Tamarancho

Some of the Pack 104 Tigers got their year off to a great start with friends from Pack 108 and many others at the Marin Council’s annual Tiger Expedition.


Fall Campout 2018


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Pack 104 had a blast sleeping amongst the redwoods at Camp Herms. The Cubs worked on their outdoor skills, from pitching tents to cooking, knife safety, building campfires and more! Several even hiked over to Tilden’s Little Farm.

Pack 104 Summer 2018 Schedule

Nerf Games IV: Knot Another One!Saturday, June 2nd 10 am @ Cerrito Vista Park. Please bring a Nerf N-Strike Elite. We will provide the darts, please don’t bring any. Boys, Girls, and Siblings all welcome. There will be information about Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Kids will have the opportunity to learn knots and test their Nerf skills.

Pack HikeSunday, June 3rd @ Mt Tamalpais.  Join us for a 2.5 mile loop. The hike should take about 2 hours – bring a picnic lunch. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot for East Tamalpais Peak on E. Ridgecrest Bvld.

Camp Herms Day CampMonday, June 25th to Friday June 29th, 9am to 3:30 pm. Campers join other Scouts and siblings from all over the Bay Area at Camp Herms for Day Camp. Prepare to have fun with BB’s, archery, nature hikes, creepy crawly crafts, and fun on the sports field! Please register at

4th of July CelebrationWednesday, July 4th 11 am to 3 pm. Pack 104 will be at the El Cerrito 4th of July Celebration promoting Scouting and helping run Carnival games with Troop 104.

Pack 104 Swim NightFriday, July 20th 530 pm. Scouts will get the opportunity to take the BSA Swim Test, talk with a Lifeguard about water safety, and have fun swimming during the Family Swim at the El Cerrito Pool.

Annual Fishing and Crabbing OutingSunday, August 5th . We will meet at the Moore Road Pier at Fort Baker. No need for a fishing license or gear. Just bring a lunch and wear layers.

Camp Herms Service ProjectSunday, August 19th 9am – 12 pm. The Pack will do a service project at Camp Herms. Please bring work gloves, sun protection and water. A breakfast snack and tools will be provided.