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Troop 48 Update - 10/26/18

Posted on Wed, Oct 31, 2018

November Campout Fees due Tuesday

The $25 campout fee for the November 9-11 campout at Camp Yocana is due this Tuesday.  Please sign up by Tuesday or follow the late sign up procedure found on our website at:



We would like to welcome Dorian Hardin and his family to the Troop! Dorian is a Life Scout who transferred from Troop 57. His parents are Ken and Stephanie Hardin.


BSA Fees due November 13

The BSA registration fee for 2019 is due by November 13. The fee is $45 for Scouts and $33 for Adults. The Scout fee includes subscription to Boys Life magazine. Please pay these fees to our treasurer, Mr. Frederick Lee. 


Merit Badge College Opportunity

International Paper (IP) and the Chickasaw Council, Boy Scouts of America are partnering to offer a Merit Badge College for Boy Scouts registered in the Chickasaw Council. It will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 in Tower III (6420 Poplar Avenue). The college will run from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. IP professionals will teach all of the merit badges. As these classes will take place over most of the day, only one merit badge registration per Scout will be accepted. Merit badges to be offered will be:

  • Pulp and Paper
  • Forestry
  • Sustainability
  • Citizenship in the World

Scouts interested in taking a merit badge should call Mr. Brent Snyder at 409-7637 to discuss their interest. He will then make the registration. There are only 8 Scouts allowed per class so call him immediately if you are interested. The cost is $10.00 per Scout and lunch will be provided. You may pay Mr. Fred Lee, the troop treasurer on Tuesday.



It's approaching Webelos Cub Scout recruitment time. At this time of year, Webelos in the fifth grade are looking for Boy Scout troops to cross over into. Scoutmaster Issing is soliciting Cub Scout leader contact information so that he can issue invitations to visit a troop meeting and attend our November 9-11 recruitment weekend campout. If you know of boys in Cub Scout packs and can get the name of the Cubmaster of Webelos den leader, please let Scoutmaster Issing know.


New Cub Scout Pack

Faith Presbyterian Church has started a new Cub Scout Pack for children ages 5-10, so if you know anyone who would be interested, please contact Mr. John Campbell ( 569-1770.  Cub Scout Pack 48 is meeting on Wednesday nights.


CPR/AED American Red Cross Training Opportunity

There will be training sessions on Saturdays, October 27 and November 3 to learn CPR/AED techniques to save someone’s life when having a cardiac event. This training is available to Scouts and adults, and the fee is $61. If you are interested, please see the attached flyer for more information and how to register.


Upcoming Events 

Oct 30 – November 9-11 $25 Campout Fee due

Oct 30 – Rehearsal for Eagle Court of Honor for ceremony participants – 6:15 PM

Nov 3 – Merit Badge College at International Paper (must be pre-registered)

Nov 4 – Eagle Court of Honor for Jonas Earl and Colin Hube – 1:30 PM (Rehearsal at 12:15)

Nov 9-11 – Recruitment and Team Building Campout at Camp Yocana

Nov 13 – BSA fees due - $45 for Scouts, $33 for Adults


Keep up-to-date on Troop activities by visiting our Troop 48 Website and Facebook page: - Facebook: Troop 48 Germantown

Our Troop activity calendar is updated frequently: Troop Calendar 

Please visit our FaceBook page and 'like' it.

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