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Troop 48 Update - 3/29/15
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Troop 48 Update - 3/29/15

Posted on Sun, Mar 29, 2015

April Campout Fee due Tuesday, 3/31

The $25 campout fee is due Tuesday, 3/31 for the April 10-12 campout at Camp Currier for Camporee. Please sign up by the payment deadline. If the payment deadline is missed, the procedure that the Scout must follow to sign up after the deadline is posted our on Troop website under “Procedures”. Here is the link -


BSA Swim Check - $5 due 3/31

The BSA swim check for our Troop will be Tuesday, April 14th at the Germantown Athletic Club, 1801 Exeter, in place of our regular Troop meeting. The cost will be $5 per person, if not a member of the Germantown Athletic Club. Please pay the $5 by Tuesday, March 31st, if not a member of GAC. Passing the swim check is required for all Scout and adults who participate in any water activities with the Troop – swimming, canoeing, kayaking, etc. If you haven’t been swimming since last summer, make plans to get some swim practice in before the swim check.


New Scouts

Please join us in welcoming Aaron and Jacob McGlamery to our Troop! We also welcome their dad, Lee, who is an Eagle Scout.


Eagle Court of Honor for Kyle Ralph & Jack Borg - Rehearsals

The Eagle of Court of Honor for Kyle Ralph and Jack Borg will be Sunday, April 19th at 3 pm at the church. Several Scouts have been asked to participate in the ceremony. There will be two rehearsals for those participating: Tuesday, April 7th at 6 pm and Sunday, April 19th at 2 pm.


Health Forms Due April 30th

Health Forms Parts A, B and C need to be updated annually and are due by April 30th to Mr. Ralph for Scouts and adults. Part C is required for summer camp and the Washington DC trip for Scouts and adults and requires a physician signature, so make your doctor appointments now. We encourage all Scouts to have Part C completed, whether attending summer camp or not. All adults attending campouts should also complete Parts A & B. Please also keep a copy of the form you turn in for your records. The form can be downloaded from this link -


Chickasaw Council Awards Banquet and Eagle Scout Video

The banquet was held on March 26th, and our own Mr. Issing presented the Silver Beaver awards and did a wonderful job. A 2-minute video was presented at the banquet on the first 100 years of Eagle Scouts. Some famous names appear, so take a look! The video can be found at this link:

Upcoming Events  

Mar 31 - $25 April Campout fee due

Mar 31 - $5 Swim check fee due

Apr 6 - Troop Committee Meeting – 7 pm

Apr 7 - Eagle CoH rehearsal – 6 pm

Apr 7 - Patrol Leaders’ Council Elections

Apr 10-12 Campout  - Camporee at Camp Currier

Apr 14 - Swim check at Germantown Athletic Club (no regular Troop meeting)

Apr 18 - Tristan Hube’s Eagle Service Project

Apr 19 - Eagle Court of Honor for Kyle Ralph & Jack Borg – 3 pm (rehearsal at 2 pm)

Apr 21 - $25 due for May Backpacking campout

Apr 28 - Final payment due for Skymont Summer Camp






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