• Pack 273 started in 1960.  We have been teaching scouting for over  50 years.

 

  • When boys are done with "Arrow Of Light", they can cross-over into Troup 273 Vernon Hills Boy Scouts (link).

 

  • We are gracisously sponsored by Christ Lutheran Church Church in Vernon Hills, IL. 

  • We utilize ScoutBook.  

    • ScoutBook is a Scout's advancement book in the cloud.  Connect with Scouts, Scouters and other leaders.  Track your Scout's advancement as he advances from Tiger all the way to Eagle Scout and beyond with our free advancement tracking web app. 

    • ScoutBook works on all mobile and tablet platforms like iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and others.

    • Once you join our pack, you will receive an automated invitation from us to sign-up and connect to your account for free.

 

  • Facebook - We use Facebook as our main tool for publishing event photos.  This Facebook page is a "closed" group and will require permission to view.   After you join the pack, you can request access to the site

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Typical Pack 273 Annual Events (Dens do different events as well):

  • Spring Campout

  • Fall Campout

  • Winter Campout

  • Pancake Breakfast (our annual Pack fundraiser)

  • Pinewood Derby

  • Blue & Gold Banquet 

  • Bear's Carnival 

  • Court of Honor

  • 4th of July Parade 

  • Geocaching & Hikes

  • Downhill Skiing 

  • Rocket Launching

  • Fishing

  • Sledding

Fees:

  • Annual Dues $36

  • Boy's Life Magazine (optional) $12

  • Annual Pancake Breakfast (each boy is responsible for selling $140 worth of tickets)

  • Scout Shirt $30 (cub scouts usually only purchase one that lasts all 5-6 years)

  • Different events and campouts will cost additional funds for food and campsite registration

 

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Welcome from Pack Committee Chairman & Cubmaster 

Mike Wolfe

Committee Chair - Pack 273

We want to welcome your son and your whole family to be a part of one of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding programs for our youth today.  Cub Scouting is a world wide organization for boys in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Our Pack consists of students from all six Vernon Hills Elementary Schools, but all boys from any school are welcome to join us.  

George Fievet

Cubmaster - Pack 273

Meet Our Den Leaders

Socrates Vela

Arrow of Light - Den 1

Fifth Graders

The highest rank in Cub Scouting is the Arrow of Light. Earning this rank prepares a Webelos Scout to become a Boy Scout.

Sonia McGrath

Bear - Den 7

Third Graders

Jeff Chang

Wolf - Den 2

Second Graders

Jennifer Lowe

Arrow of Light - Den 6

Fifth Graders

The highest rank in Cub Scouting is the Arrow of Light. Earning this rank prepares a Webelos Scout to become a Boy Scout.

Tami Hess

Bear - Den 10

Third Graders

Scott Beisner

Tiger - Den 5

First Graders

Rob Weiss

Webelos - Den 4

Fourth Graders

Mario Fricano

Wolf - Den 8

Second Graders

New Fall 2017!

Lion - Den x

Kindergarteners

Meet Our Pack Committee

Mike Wolfe

Pack Secretary

Steven Lowe

Pack Treasurer

Julie Fievet

Pack Secretary

Rob Weiss & George Fievet

Quarter Masters

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Pack 273

Vernon Hills, IL