Blast into Scouting

by James Jerz in Council, Instructions

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Pack 24 is part of the Pathway to Adventure Council, which is the BSA group which serves the entire greater Chicago area.  This year, the Council is organizing a fall recruiting event for our entire area which is being called “Blast into Scouting.”  This recruiting campaign will be airing on area radio stations, in some print […]

Summer Camp Early Bird Deadline 2/26

by Kimberly Cimino in Camping, Council, Forms, Reminder

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In December the Des Plaines Valley Council sent a representative to our pack meeting to share information about the two most popular summer camps: Weekend in Illinois and Camp Shin Go Beek. The deadline for early bird sign-up is Saturday February 26. We are trying this year to coordinate all the Pack 24 scouts on […]

Polar Prowl 1/15 – Sign up by 1/10

by Kimberly Cimino in Council, Outing

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The Des Plaines Valley Cub Scout Polar Prowl will be held Saturday, January 15th at Bemis Woods in Westchester. Come out for this winter event – games of fun and skill or slush. Cost is $5 per scout, $2.50 per adult. Starts at 9:00am. Each participant brings a can of non-cream soup. Download this PDF […]

Vulcan Materials Outing Pictures

by Kimberly Cimino in Council, Outing

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Here are some pictures from the Webelos Vulcan McCook Quarry outing which took place on October 6, 2010. You will have to visit the Pack 24 website to view the Flash slideshow. Congratulations to those scouts in attendance who earned their Geologist pin.

Chicago Fire vs. D.C. United

by Kimberly Cimino in Council, Outing

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This is your last chance to purchase discounted tickets for the final Chicago Fire Soccer game of the season. The game is Saturday October 16 at 3:00PM vs. D.C. United. You can view the full details of the outing on the attached flier. All scouts in attendance will receive this one-of-a-kind patch. Tickets purchased through […]

Summer Camping Sign-up

by Kimberly Cimino in Camping, Council

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Are you planning on camping this summer? There are no pack camp outs scheduled, but there are several camping opportunities from the Des Plaines Valley Council. Weekend in Illinois This is Saturday and Sunday in Rochelle Illinois (about 70 miles from Riverside.) June 19-20 June 26-27* July 10-11 July 17-18* July 24-25 * The sessions […]

World Record Attempt Saturday 6/12

by Kimberly Cimino in Council

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Are you planning on participating in the Des Plaines Valley Council World Record Attempt? On Saturday June 12, 2010, starting at 1:00PM, the Des Plaines Valley Council will attempt to tie the most square knots in a limited time (I can’t recall what the time limit was.) This is a world record attempt for the […]

Friends of Scouting Gifts

by Kimberly Cimino in Council, Pack

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Our pack has already received a ribbon to thank us for our past participation, and that’s now atop our pack flagpole. If you make a donation or pledge, in any amount, you will receive this 100th Anniversary of Scouting window cling. (This is a scan, clinging to the glass of my scanner. The original is […]

Friends of Scouting 2010

by Kimberly Cimino in Council, Pack

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Chris Isit (our Voyageur Trace District executive) was scheduled to attend our March Pack meeting, but was recovering from the flu and didn’t want to make us all sick. He dropped off the Friends of Scouting resources for me to distribute, but I didn’t have a chance during the meeting. I will get those documents […]