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Dix Hills Cub Scout Pack 457

About Pack 457:

  • Dix Hills Cub Scout Pack 457 includes children from K-5 and is open to both boys and girls
  • Dix Hills Cub Scout Pack 457 is the only Cub Scout Pack serving the Half Hollow Hills community
  • Cub Scout Pack 457 is open to all families from Dix Hills, Melville, South Huntington, Commack, East Northport, Elwood and more
  • Pack Meetings are generally on the fourth Friday of the month
  • Dens are grouped by grade and meet once a month (separate from Pack meetings/outings)
  • Pack outings include hiking, biking, laser tag, bowling, camping, ice skating and other activities
  • We also do community, patriotic and charitable work throughout the year
  • Pack 457 fundraises throughout the year to help offset costs, and to give back to the community
  • Parents are invited to participate and volunteer
  • Cub Scout Pack 457 is comprised of kind, compassionate and sensitive scouts and adults
  • Anyone is welcome to join, participate and volunteer with Cub Scout Pack 457
  • Our leaders are volunteer parents of scouts
  • All leaders are trained in Youth Protection, Den Leadership, and much more
  • We are a spirited group that has lots of fun together!


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Pack 457 Leadership:

Committee Chair: Mike Shampanier
Cubmaster: Rob Karpowicz
Treasurer(s): Melissa Karpowicz / Mike Frain
Committee Members: Mike Shampanier (Chair), Mike Frain, Dave Cali, Shannon Getzel, Melissa Karpowicz

Matinecock District
Pack 457 is part of the Matinecock District, covering Huntington and Smithtown townships, 
Matinecock Council Representative: Helen Fricke

Suffolk County Council BSA
The Matinecock District is one of four districts covering Suffolk County (Matinecock, Sagtikos, Benjamin Tallmadge, Trailblazer). Suffolk County Council BSA provides a comprehensive values-based program that develops character, teachers citizenship, and encourages personal fitness to more than 7,500 youth each year. The Suffolk County Council was charter on April 6, 1919 to instill values and expand the Scouting movement in Suffolk County.

The Council Service Center is located at 1 Independence Hill, Suite 202, Farmingville, NY, 11738 inside the Town of Brookhaven Building, 2nd Floor. The Council Service Center is open weekdays, Monday - Friday from 10 am to 5 pm

Scout Shop
The Suffolk County Scout Shop is located in the Council Service Center, 1 Independence Hill, Suite, 202, Farmingville, NY 11738. Phone number is 631-924-7000, ext. 130.

Chartering Organization:
St. Luke's Church, 20 Candlewood Path, Dix Hills, NY, 11746
Charter Representative: Nancy Osborne

Pinewood Derby Committee Co-Chairs: Mike Shampanier and Rob Karpowicz
Advancements Chair: Vacancy - seeking leadership
Blue & Gold Committee Co-Chairs: TBD
Popcorn Chair: Shannon Getzel
Webelos Woods Co-Chairs: Rob Karpowicz and TBD

Webelos 4th and 5th Grade
Den Leader:  Rob Karpowicz

Bear 3rd Grade
Den Leader: Shannon Getzel

Wolf 2nd Grade
Den Leaders: Lauren Clark, Jenn Calnan

Tiger 1st Grade
Den Leader: Vacancy - seeking leadership

Lion Den Leader: TBD

Cub Scout Motto:
Do Your Best

  • This Website has public access sections.
  • For privacy, and to protect our youth and families, the private sections of the Website are accessible by active Cub Scouts of Pack 457 and their parents only.
  • If you live in the Half Hollow Hillws School District, or surrounding communities, we hope that you will consider joining our pack.