Come show your support and celebrate as our Webelos II Den crosses over to join the Boy Scouts. They’ve worked hard to earn this honor, many since they were Tigers, and it will be an honor to send them off with a party. The Blue & Gold Banquet is on Sunday, February 23rd at 4pm at […]

Pinewood Derby Details

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We hope you’ve been hard at work on your cars! If you’re still in need of inspiration, the Scout Shop in LaGrange has plenty of decals, weights and other Pinewood Derby items. Here are all the race details. Please pay special attention to check-in times, as we can’t check in any cars outside of those times. Also, plan […]

It’s tubing time! Get ready for Wilmot!

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Join us on Monday, January 2oth from 10am-noon for snow tubing at Wilmot Mountain!   Monday, January 20th is MLK day and a student non-attendance day for all District 96 schools—what a great way to spend a day off!  Wilmot Mountain is about 1.5 hours from Riverside and was recently renovated. We’ll meet at the Snow Tubing […]

2020 Pinewood Derby Rules and Instructions

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The 2020 Pinewood Derby is on Saturday, January 25th! Car check-in will be from 10am-noon. Races start at 1pm and should end with the championship race by 4pm. There is also an adult race the night before. Check-in for the adult cars or any Scouts that want to check their car in early will be from […]

Pack meeting this Tuesday!

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Our last Pack meeting of the year is this Tuesday, December 10th at 7pm in the RPC downstairs social hall. We’ll hand out prizes for our top popcorn sellers AND… BOOM: Scouts that sold $500 or more worth of popcorn will get to put a pie in the face of the adult of their choice. Don’t worry, […]

Help Riverside plant 1,000 trees!

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Please mark your calendars for Sat, Nov 23 from 10 am – 3 pm to help Riverside plant 1,000 trees near the river in Riverside’s first district.  Riverside resident Tom Sisulak and Forester Mike Collins will be leading a quick discussion about the importance of trees and explaining the various native trees of Riverside at […]

Bobcat Ceremony Pack Meeting This Tuesday

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Our monthly Pack meeting is this Tuesday November 12th at 7:00PM at RPC. This month is our Bobcat ceremony where we recognize our new Scouts—from Tiger rank up—and their first achievement. Lions are welcome to witness the ceremony, but since this is a meeting that requires Scouts to be seated and quiet for much of the […]

Cosley Zoo overnight registration is here!

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For the first time, Pack 24 is headed to Cosley Zoo in Wheaton for an overnight stay!  Cosley Zoo exhibits a variety of domestic farm animals and Illinois native wildlife. Visitors can enjoy watching the activities of the curious red fox, playful raccoons, intriguing turkey vultures, adorable goats and much more. You can even see some […]

It’s Scout Cabin campout time!

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Join us on Saturday, October 5th from 3pm to Sunday, October 6th at 9am for camping at Riverside’s own Scout Cabin. This is the perfect campout for the whole family, especially those Scouts that are new to the Pack and want to see what camping is all about. Plus, if your Scout gets cold feet, you’re literally […]

Fall bike ride…let us know you’ll be there!

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Please join us for the Pack 24 bike ride along the Salt Creek Trail on Sunday, September 22nd at 3PM. Here are the key details: Who:  All Pack 24 scouts and family members, including siblings.    What:  A ride along the Salt Creek Trail, approximately four miles to the Brezina Woods.  A few parents will meet us […]