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Pack Spring Family Campout 2012

When & Where? The Pack 3894 Spring Family Camp out will be held at Seward Bluffs Forest Preserve from Friday, May 18, through Sunday, May 20, 2012. Seward Bluffs Forest Preserve is located at 16999 Comly Road, Seward, IL 61077 (65 miles from Chicago).

All Scouting families (siblings included) are encouraged to come out for this fun camping adventure, and if you know any families who are considering joining the Pack next year, invite them as well. We hope everyone will come out for the entire weekend, but there are pricing options for 1 night / day trip,  or 2 night only.

 Activities will include hiking, sports, campfires,  and specific achievement-oriented activities coordinated by each den leader. Here are the event details: Read more »

2012 Scout Mass

 Congratulations to Jack McCarthy, Owen Krappman & Declan Beyer for being awarded the Parvuli Dei Award on Saturday April 22nd.

Scout Mass is when our local Charter Queen of Angels Parish & Church recognize all our Cub Scouts & Boy Scouts for the community work and faith in Scouting that we provide back. A special mass is set aside for both units and the scouts to take part in the service. Any Scouts who earned the special Roman Catholic Parvuli Dei Award are presented this at the mass as well. If you plan on attending we ask the following to have your son wear his full uniform. Plan to arrive 10 minutes early. Scouts assigned roles in the mass should arrive at stated times below. Please quietly stay in the gathering space until mass begins. All Scouts will be in the opening procession and sit up front in the reserved pews with their leaders. After mass, the Scouts will hold a “coffee and” to thank parishioners for their support. Each den will be asked to provide a treat or beverage. Treats are for parishioners only, only after parishoners have cleared the premises should Scouts help themselves to leftovers.

Please plan on attending this special service.

Saturday April 21st @ 5pm

Queen of Angels Church

2012 Pack Closing Campfire – Farewell to Huskies

Pack 3894 will start a new tradition this year which we hope will raise awareness among the local community , and our scouting district . The purpose is to have a unique large campfire in an urban area at the same time to bid farewell to our Cub Scouts bridging over to Boy Scouts. On Friday May 4th @ 6:30pm at 2232 W Lawrence , Pack 3894 is excited to present our Closing Season Pack Night / Campfire to recognize some our boys who have reached Cub Scouting’s highest honor and to bid farewell to the Huskies Den . Bring Blankets and Chairs

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Upcoming Scout Days & Nights

During the next few months, there are plenty of opportunities to have your scout & family take advantage of his Cub Scout membership on special group rate activities, such as Chicago Cubs Night. The pack or dens do not need to go as a group, but usually your scout does need to be dressed in uniform to prove he is a Scout. See below for all those activities..

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Tax Breaks from Scouting – Donations Last minute


The United Way does not allocate any funds for Scouting in the Chicago Area Council. However, you can direct your United Way gift to support your child or other children in your neighborhood. Click here to download the form needed to direct your United Way donation to the Chicago Area Council.


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