Welcome to the home of Cub Scout Pack 44, Boy Scout Troop 44 and Venture Crew 44 !

About US!

Our scouting units are part of the Aptakisic District of the Northeast Illinois Council of the Boy Scouts of America and are sponsored by the Men’s Club of St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church.

  • Cub Scout Pack 44
  • Boy Scout Troop 44
  • Venture Crew 44
  • Cub Scout Pack meetings are held from 6:30 to 8:00 PM on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday nights of each month in Room 110 of the Jonh P. Finnegan Parish Center  of St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church (map).  Other special activities are scheduled throughout the year.
  • Boy Scout Troop meetings are held almost every Monday night from 7-8:30 PM in the Sharing Hands Room of the church (map).  Outings, service projects and other activities are scheduled every month throughout the year. Check the Boy Scout section of the web-site and the respective calendar for more information on specific dates and events.
  • Venture Crew meets for pizza on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday night of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Kaiser’s Pizza on Butterfield Road in Vernon Hills.  All Troop 44 Boy Scouts who are of high school age are also part of our Venture Crew.  Girls are also welcome in the Venture Crew and related activities.  In addition to participating in the Boy Scout activities, Ventrue Crew members also participate in one or two “High Adventure” activities each year.

Italian Fest 2016 News Story

Video Credit J. Darlington, Eagle Scout for Scouting Video below

Scout Master Gary Schiappacasse District Award of Merit Winner

Gary Schiappacasse District Award of Merit Winner

For more details call Gary Schiappacasse 847-362-9364847-362-9364
Scoutmaster: Pack 44 Troop 44 Venture Crew 44