Recent Announcements

  • Pack 273 is joining the Mundelein Police Department for their Annual Cops & Bobbers Fishing Derby! When: Saturday, July 12 8 - 11:30am Where:University of St Mary of the Lake  1000 E. Maple Ave,  Mundelein, IL Details: Bring your whole family for a fun day of fishing. All the kids, ages 5 to 13, will get a free raffle ticket for the chance to win prizes. The Police Department will have fishing poles and bait available for those that need them. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch. *Pack 273 Scouts should look for our Pack canopy. Scouts signing in at our "HQ" will receive credit for participating in one of our summer activities. We will also be serving lemonade to Scouts and public alike. Come join us for some fishing fun.Contact Matt ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 8:49 PM by Gus Collot
  • MARCH with PACK 273 in the 4th of JULY PARADE! Join Pack 273 and march in the Vernon Hills 4th of July Parade!March, throw candy, ride the squirt gun float, and celebrate our countries birth.Friday July 4th, 2014You must arrive before 8:30am. The roads will be closed after that time.Please make sure your child has gone to the bathroom and has sun screen applied before the event.The parade steps off at 9:00 A.M. at the corner of Deerpath and Atrium Drive, just south of Highway 60 (Town Line Road).  Marching units will follow a parade route south to Sullivan Drive and then west to Aspen, with a final destination of Hawthorn South Elementary School. Deerpath Rd closes to traffic at 8:30am ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2014, 9:03 PM by Gus Collot
  • IMPORTANT UPDATE: Pack 273 Summer Campout - Change of Venue / Chain O Lakes State Park - Mud Lake West Camp Site 5 Parents, Unfortunately, due to heightened security measures that have changed at Great Lakes since last year's Naval base campout, we missed a required administrative filing to get us cleared on base this weekend.  Sorry about the late notice, but we have changed our Summer Campout Venue. We have a Camp site at Chain O Lakes State Park.     Chain O Lakes State Park8916 Wilmot Rd.Spring Grove IL 60081 Mud Lake West Camp Site 5 4 PM start time Chain O Lakes is about 45 minutes away from Vernon Hills/ Mundelein.  (This is about 10 minutes further than the Naval Base, see map link below). Directions From Interstate - North on I-94 to Rt. 173 exit; west Rt. 173 ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2014, 12:56 PM by Gus Collot
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Pack 273 Families:
Are you on Facebook?  Pack 273, and the council and district which we belong to all have pages that we can use to share the stories of our scouts (community service, eagle projects, campouts) and promote our fundraising events.  We will be able to submit stories and pictures to share with the larger local area scouting community.  Please like the following pages so you can see updates and we will be posting a photo and paragraph about what our unit is doing! 

Boy Scouts of America Aptakisic District:
Northeast Illinois Council, Boy Scouts of America:

If you are not on facebook, you can email me photos and a paragraph of unit events to share with the larger community.  Our page is a great source of information but we also want to tell the stories of our scouts.
Cub Scout Pack 273 Vernon Hills IL 


Annual Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction Fundraiser

FALL 2014!

Individual Tickets $5, Family Tickets $15
To purchase tickets or if you would like to make a donation, please contact Jeff.