Recent Announcements

  • Pack Meeting & New Scout Family Information Night Families of boys in current 1st thru 5th grade can join us on Friday September 18, 2015 at Hawthorn Middle School South (Cafeteria) at 6:45 pm to learn more about Cub Scout Pack 273.Scouting is a family and neighborhood based program, with a goal of helping each parent with their son's development of strong values and a healthy mind and body. It provides a positive way for a parent and son to grow closer together. With more than 4 million youth members, the Boy Scouts of America is one of the most popular youth-serving organizations. Boys join Scouting for one primary reason-to have fun! While boys have great experiences in Scouting, they do much more ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2015, 11:42 AM by Gus Collot
  • Fall Campout this weekend! Attached below is a list of activities that will be taking place... Again, if anyone is not comfortable sleeping over night, you can join us during the afternoon for activities and dinner and then return home (to the luxuries of a comfy bed). Hope to see you there, Pack 273
    Posted Sep 5, 2015, 7:32 AM by Gus Collot
  • Pack 273 Fall Campout - Labor Day Weekend (9/5-9/6) When/Schedule:Arrive at 3pm, September 5, 2015*Afternoon Activities: Geocache, Hike & Fishing, Chess,  Washers, Soccer, & Whittling Chip(Bears)*Snack: Lemonade with Pretzels & Cookies*Flag Ceremony*Dinner*Campfire with S'mores, Kids Joke Hour, Songs/ Skits, and Lt. Dan*Lights out @10:00pm*Late Night: Card Game for AdultsSunday morning...*Breakfast- Cereal & Milk, Apples, Bananas, Coffee, Apple Juice & Orange JuiceDeparture at 8:30am, September 6, 2015*More Fishing and activities available after the campsite is cleared.* * * Please note: Anyone not comfortable or too busy for overnight camping, feel free to attend in the afternoon, stay for dinner & the campfire and depart before lights out. * * *Where: River Forest Preserve, Port ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2015, 7:51 PM by Gus Collot
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Annual Pancake Breakfast & Toy Raffle Fundraiser

November 14th,  2015

 8:00 am to 11:30 am!

Hawthorn Middle School South
600 Aspen Dr. Vernon Hill, IL
$20 Family
$5 Individual
Ages 2 and under free


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.