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Troop 48 Update - 8/7/15‏
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Troop 48 Update - 8/7/15‏

Posted on Sun, Aug 9, 2015

Deadlines for Rank Advancements for Upcoming September Awards Court of Honor

For the September 8th Court of Honor rank advancements, the last day for a Board of Review will be August 25th and Scoutmaster Conferences need to be completed by August 18th. Please contact Mr. Issing and Mr. Smith to get these scheduled by these dates if needed.

 Fundraisers – Need Adult Volunteers

We need an adult volunteer to help set up an electronic payment system for our Troop so we can accept credit cards for the popcorn sale. If you have any experience in this area, please consider volunteering. We also need adult volunteers to help with the Popcorn and Greenery sales upcoming this fall. If you are interested in helping, please let Kim Ridenhour know.

Florida Sea Base 2016 - Spots Available

We have some spots available for Scouts and/or Dads for the July 16-26, 2016 high adventure trip to Sea Base. Please see Mr. Hormberg if you are interested. A $100 deposit is required upon sign-up. The total cost of the trip will be around $1,500 including airline tickets, and Scouts must age 14 or older and be a BSA Swimmer. 1/2 of the total cost is due by October 1, 2015, 2nd 1/2 of total is due 90 days before the adventure.

Here is a description of the Out Island Adventure: You think Survivor is tough? Check out Big Munson. The Out Island Adventure combines camping on a remote 100+ acre island, snorkeling on pristine coral reefs, trolling for sport fish, kayaking through red mangroves, and exploring the flora and fauna of Big Munson Island. You will wade ashore on Big Munson Island carrying all the food, water and equipment used during your adventure in a rugged camping setting. Powerboats will take you snorkeling and fishing on selected days. A program mate will remain with you for the duration of your trip to assist you in appreciating this unique environment. This is a true high-adventure program, one that combines physical challenge with excitement and adventure. If your crew has strong camping skills and enjoys rugged camping, then the Out Island program is for you. This is a seven day event. For more details, go to www.bsaseabase.org.

 Upcoming Events 

Aug 14-16 – Canoeing Campout – 11 Point River, Missouri

Aug 31 – Troop Committee Meeting for Sept (due to Labor Day) – 7 pm

Sep 8 – Awards Court of Honor

 

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