Summer Kickoff Picnic

by Joanne Gipson in Instructions, Picnic

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Hello, Scout families!    We’re getting ready to kick off a great Scouting season, starting with a picnic full of food, friends and fun.   This year, the picnic is right here in Riverside!   When? Sunday, August 20, 12pm – 3:30pm   Where?  Scout Cabin 417 Fairbank Rd.   Bring the family and invite […]

Social & Strategy – Save the Date!

by James Jerz in Instructions

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Parents – As mentioned at our December pack meeting we are now getting ready to plan out events for the rest of 2016.  Please join us for an open committee meeting at 7pm at Irish Times in Brookfield (8869 Burlington Ave, to be exact).  We will be considering outings such as camp outs and overnights, […]

Registration Reminders

by James Jerz in Instructions

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We hope all the pack 24 families are enjoying winter break and getting prepared for Christmas. Be sure to register for the overnight to the LEGOLAND in Schaumburg on February 6th.  The pack is subsidizing the cost by $25 per sibling to reduce it from $65 to $40.  Registration will close on December 31 or […]

2016 Pinewood Derby

by James Jerz in Instructions

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Our annual pinewood derby will be on Saturday January 30.  We’ll have a lot more detailed information for you in the coming weeks, but as scouts start to design cars here are a few things to keep in mind. As summarized in the 2016 Pinewood Derby Survival Guide we distributed at the pack meeting, here are […]

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 […]

The weather looks great for the 4th of July, so join us as we march in the Riverside Independence Day Parade and serve the best lemonade in town afterwards.  Here’s what you need to know: Parade Scouts must be in full class A uniform, blue dress shirt, neckerchief, slide, cub scout hat is optional.  Brag […]

Pinewood

by James Jerz in Instructions, Pack

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The 2015 Pinewood Derby is just a few short days away.  Here are some friendly reminders to help with your final preparations. Registration closes at noon!  You can check-in your car any time from 10am to noon.  Cub scouts cannot handle the cars after check-in, but are free to test it on the track up until noon.  […]

Fourth of July Preparations

by James Jerz in Instructions

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The weather forecast for the 4th of July looks great: sunny, upper 70’s with low humidity.  We have a lot of fun planned and hope you can join us. Marching in the Parade:  Pack 24 is serving as a color guard at the front of the parade, so please click here to let us know if your […]

The traditional Pack 24 hiking & biking outing will be held this coming Sunday (June 22) at the Cook County Forest Preserve near Palos Heights.  This location is the same one we have visited for the past few years, and if you haven’t attended previously its only a short 20 minute drive from the Riverside […]

Girl Scout Troop 657 Needs Your Help!

by James Jerz in Instructions

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The girl scouts of troop 657 are working on a community service Silver Award Project to increase reading skills and the love of reading through the availability of books in an under-served Chicago public school.  As members of the Riverside/Brookfield community we are very fortunate to have outstanding schools and libraries that have served to foster […]