It was so nice to see so many Pack 24 families at the Picnic last weekend! We are looking forward to our first Pack 24 meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 13th at 7PM at Riverside Presbyterian Church. We have so many great events coming up including the Warren Dunes camping trip over Labor Day weekend and the Scout Cabin Camp Out on Saturday, October 15th. Details on the Scout Cabin Camp Out will soon be released..
If you are planning to attend the Warren Dunes camping trip, please sign up within the next week so we can get an accurate feel of how many people to expect. Here are the details:
-Warren Dunes Fall Camping Trip: Friday, September 9-Sunday, September 11th. The Pack 24 cub scouts are returning to the Warren Dunes State Park near Sawyer, Michigan for our fall camping trip. This is a great trip for the scouts and we spend time playing games on the nearby Lake Michigan beach and exploring the dunes. All cub scouts and their entire family are welcome to attend this outing.
Here’s a summary of what we have planned
Friday night: Check in, set up, cracker barrel (cheese, crackers, sausage) campfire.
Saturday: Pancake breakfast/cereal/fruit.
- 9:30-12:30 Hike to private dunes & beach
- 1:00-2:00 Walking tacos
- 2:30-5:30 Move to big beach by car for games & swimming
- 6:00-7:00 Cook out with burgers/dogs/brats
- Evening Campfire and s’mores
Sunday: Dry breakfast cereal/bagels/fruit
Optional side trip after we finish packing up: Trip to apple orchard 10:00-noon
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the cost? A: Scouts and siblings under 16 are $20 each, adults are $35 each, yes – the entire family is welcome to attend.
Q: Do I have to camp for two nights? A: No, you are free to arrive Saturday morning or leave late Saturday if your schedule is constrained.
Q: How far is it? A: Sawyer, Michigan is about 96 miles away from Riverside. Click here for directions courtesy of Google Maps.
Q: What are we going to do? A: Play on the Lake Michigan beach, swimming, explore the dunes, play games, campfire songs & s’mores, outdoor cooking.
Q: What are we going to eat? A: Pancakes & sausage for breakfast, walking tacos for lunch, hotdogs / burgers for dinner. Plenty of nutritious fruits and veggies will be served with each meal.