Recent Announcements

  • Pack Meeting Announcement, September 12th Hello Pack 273!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day.  For those that were able to attend our fall campout at the naval base, we certainly lucked out with the weather and had a great time.  One more big thank you to Andy Wang for coordinating such a wonderful event and to everyone else that pitched in as well.  Although the kids may not be excited to go back to school, hopefully they are as psyched as I am that the Cub Scout season is kicking off again.  Our first Pack Meeting is Friday, September 12th in the Middle School South Cafeteria at 6:30.  It’s going to be a great night of fun for all of ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2014, 8:53 PM by Gus Collot
  • Eagle Cave Campout for 2nd-5th grade Scouts (Wolves, Bears and Webelos) September 27th Eagle Cave Exploratory Program * OVER 3,000 FEET OF PASSAGE IN ONYX CAVE  Be a real spelunker for a weekend!  This unique experience is also a fun-filled weekend program with meals, in-cave overnight campout and activities. Clean restroom and shower facilities just outside the cavern entrance.• September 27th, 2014 - 11:00 am thru September 28th – 10:00 am – check out Pack 273 Wolves, Bears or Webelos can attend. • (2nd -5th grade in Fall of 2014)• COST: $ 48.00 per scout or adult participant (includes Overnight, activities, Event Patch, Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast)• Payment in full by September 9th due to the PACK.• Sign up on the Pack Evite and Contact Andy Wang with questions / 847-651-3323 ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2014, 8:07 AM by Andy Wang
  • Back to School (& Angry Birds) Pot Luck Picnic 2014 Enjoy the taste of Pack 273 with a pot luck picnic.  Saturday August 23rd, 2014 from 11:00 to 2:00pm at Cynthia T. Petersen Park (park north of North Elementary) in Vernon Hills.Scouts, families, friends and prospective scouts are all invited.Please no drop offs.Class A or B uniforms please.Build forts for your pigs and use our 6 foot tall sling shot to topple them over. It'll only work if you have a good team of den mates helping! What to BRING:  Each scout brings - Dish to serve about 10 people      Wolfs -- Side Dish/Salads/Pastas/Breads/Grains      Bears -- Snack foods/Fruits/Vegetables       Webelos I -- Entrée/Alternatives to Brats and hotdogs      Webelos II -- Desserts/cookies ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2014, 2:03 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.