Pack 24 Events!

With school starting next week, we thought it would be a good time to remind the pack 24 families of the fun events the leaders have planned for this upcoming year.  You can always check out the calendar on our website, but we’ve put dates for pack events in this email for your easy access.

First of this Sunday, August 24 from 1-5pm is our summer picnic which is a rally day to get our upcoming year started and also welcome new scouts.  Click here for all the details  and here to register.  There is no charge for this event, and it is open to the entire family.   Please invite any friends and neighbors to attend if you think they have a son that would be interested in cub scouts.  We ask that you bring an age-appropriate game such as bean bag toss, Frisbee, croquet or such to supplement the fun.  We have already arranged for a bounce house, water rockets, water balloons and some other games.

Registration is now open for the first camping trip of the year which is to the Warren Dunes near Sawyer, Michigan.  This trip is Friday, September 5 to Sunday, September 7.  You can drive in for the day if you aren’t inclined to stay overnight.  Click here for all the details and here to register.

Key dates for the rest of the year are as follows.  Remember pack meetings are the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 7pm at the RPC Social Hall unless otherwise noted.

  • September 9 – First Pack Meeting – 7pm at Riverside Presbyterian Church Social Hall
  • September 13 – Popcorn show & sell distribution (site sales begin soon thereafter)
  • September 26 / 27/ 28 – Webelos only Zombie Apocalypse at Scout Adventure Camp (Rochelle, IL)
  • October 14 – Pack Meeting
  • October 18 – Feed my Community service project
  • October 18 / 19 – Scout Cabin Camping (Riverside, IL)
  • November 8 / 9 – Eagle Cave Camping (Wisconsin)
  • November 11 – Pack Meeting & Bobcat ceremony for new scouts
  • November 15 – Popcorn take order distribution
  • December 9 – Pack Meeting & recognition of top popcorn sellers
  • January 24 – Pinewood Derby
  • February 22 – Blue & Gold Banquet / Webelos II Cross-Over (Riverside Golf Club)
  • March 7 – Pancake Breakfast
  • March 10 – Pack Meeting
  • March 20 / 21 – First Division Museum / Cantigny overnight (Wheaton, IL)
  • April 14 – Pack Meeting
  • April 24 /25 / 26 – Camp Tecumseh camping (Brookston, IN)
  • May 12 – Pack Meeting & graduation ceremony


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