Below are the planned events for the whole group in Pack 28. In addition, each child is part of a Den that has its own set of activities throughout the year. Check with the Den leaders for your child’s grade on the Contact Us page for more information.
Fall Kickoff Event: August 23rd at 3pm; Location TBD
Come checkout the Pack and see if scouting is for you!
Skokie Lagoon Cleanup: September 20th at 3:30
Skokie Lagoon #2 is adopted by our Pack. We will go clean up the area sorrounding the lagoon.
Bobcat Ceremony: October
All scouts are encouraged to attend and siblings are welcome! This is a special ceremony when new scouts (all grade levels) are welcomed into the Pack – we have a special torch ceremony, cat’s eye hunt in the woods, bonfire and s’mores. Any scouts who wants to campout may do so with one of their parents in attendance (no exceptions can be made on this).
Broomball at Watts: December
All family members welcome. We have the small ice rink to ourselves and the party room for pizza and hot chocolate! Pinewood Derby kits are passed out at this event as well.
Pinewood Derby Workshop: January
Work on your pinewood derby car at Rosenthal Manufacturing
Pinewood Derby: January
Race your cars in our annual Pack Pinewood Derby.
Blue and Gold Night: February
Takiff Center: Scouts should come dressed in their uniforms, brag vests, neckerchief & sliders, etc.At this dinner, each Scout will receive the patch for their new Rank!
Scouting For Food: March
This is a nationwide Boy Scouts of America event – we do not choose the date, it is determined by BSA. Food and cash donations are accepted and then donated to the New Trier Food Pantry.
Spring Skokie Lagoons Clean Up: April
Spring Campout at The Little House of Glencoe: May
All scouts are encouraged to attend and siblings are welcome! Any scouts who want to campout may do so with one of their parents in attendance (no exceptions can be made on this).