Pack 270 Blue and Gold

posted Feb 24, 2014, 6:41 AM by CS Cubmaster   [ updated Mar 10, 2014, 7:08 AM ]

Pack 270 hosted their annual Blue and Gold Banquet in which scouts are
recognized for their scouting year achievements.  This year, the Pack awarded 20 scouts with the Arrow of Light Award - the highest award given to a Cub Scout.  Scouts then crossed over to Boy Scout Troops 270 or 49.  In addition to advancement, Scouts brought creative cakes to the party that all could enjoy.  After a delicious meal and a fun celebration, our Webelos II officially moved to the next stage of their scouting adventure.

Wolves Game a Howl

posted Feb 24, 2014, 6:38 AM by CS Cubmaster   [ updated Feb 24, 2014, 6:40 AM ]

Pack 270 traveled north to Allstate Arena to watch a Chicago Wolves game. More
than 30 scouts participated in what turned out to be a very enjoyable evening for them and their families.  It was a well played game that ended with two players sliding into an empty net with the puck under them - very exciting!  The home team won.  Go Wolves! 

Pinewood Derby a Speedy Success

posted Feb 11, 2014, 6:50 PM by CS Cubmaster   [ updated Feb 12, 2014, 10:02 AM ]

Pack 270 held their Pinewood Derby at the Frankfort Fire Training Center. More than 40 cars raced for the honor of being the fastest in their rank. In addition, one Wolf Scout took home bragging right for fastest in the Pack.  All ranks also voted for best design.  The Cub Scouts followed their own Derby by supporting the Frankfort Girls Scouts in hosting their first ever Powederpuff Derby race.  All-in-all it was a great day of fun for all Frankfort scouts.

Pack Swimming Event

posted Feb 8, 2014, 9:15 AM by CS Cubmaster   [ updated Feb 8, 2014, 9:16 AM ]

Pack 270 scouts enjoyed 2 hours of swimming fun at Lincolnway Central High School. In additiont o swimming fun, Webelos Scouts were able to earn the Aquanaut Activity Badge and younger scouts were able to earn the Swimmin Belt Loop and Pin.  All in all it was agreat way to spend a cold February night!

Pack Bowling Party

posted Feb 3, 2014, 1:06 PM by CS Cubmaster

More than 100 scouts and family members met up for a bowling adventure that included many games, pizza, and pop.  Scouts also earned advancements in hte bowling belt loop and pin.  It was a great afternoon of fun before the Super Bowl.

Monkeys and More at the Pack Meeting

posted Feb 3, 2014, 1:04 PM by CS Cubmaster

Pack 270 welcomed Monkeys and More to their meeting in January.  The scouts
were introduced to several exotic animals that had been rescued by this group. Scouts met a monkey, chimpanzee, tortoise, rabbit and more. 

Operation Care Thanks Pack 270

posted Jan 7, 2014, 10:23 AM by CS Cubmaster

At the Pack Holiday Party, families generously donated to our military through Operation Care. The scouts decorated boxes in which the donations would be shipped. The Pack received a very nice letter from Operation Care thanking us for the support.  Thank you Pack 270!

Summertime Pack Award

posted Jan 7, 2014, 10:11 AM by CS Cubmaster   [ updated Jan 7, 2014, 10:25 AM ]

Pack 270 received the Summertime Pack Award for 2013.  This award is presented to
Packs that carry out activities throughout the Summer and involves various ranks in those activities.  Pack 270 cleaned a beach in June, went to a waterpark in July, and teh Demolition Derby in August.  We had other activities in August as well.  Most importantly, the scouts who participated in these events had a lot of fun!

Pack Holiday Party

posted Jan 4, 2014, 12:10 PM by CS Cubmaster

Pack 270 held their annual holiday party at Grand Prairie elementary school in December. There were crafts, games and plenty of food for all. Santa paid a visit with the scouts.  Webelos II and Bears provided cakes.  every one of the cakes was creative, but the winning design was cookie cake for Santa.  Equally importantly, the scout families made a significant contribution of everything from food to a laptop computer to Operation Care in support of our troops.  Thanks Pack 270 for your generosity!

Scouting for Food

posted Jan 4, 2014, 12:05 PM by CS Cubmaster

Just about every scout in the Pack and their families contributed to the Frankfort Scouting for Food effort in November.  Scouts distributed 2,200 bags through Frankfort in early November. On November 10, the scouts delivered about 3,000 pound of food to the Frankfort Food Pantry.  We are very proud of our scouts for supporting our community in this worthwhile service project.

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