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Troop 48 Update for Jan. 2nd
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Troop 48 Update for Jan. 2nd

Posted on Fri, Jan 3, 2014

January Campout

- Backpacking trip on Sylamore Trail from Blanchard Springs to Allison, Arkansas is January 24 - 26; $20.00 is due no later than January 14th so patrols can purchase food to be distributed on January 21st. For planning purposes, there will be no late additions for this trip.


Cherokee Area Council, B.S.A., is looking for Skymont Staff. This is from the Council:

- We are now accepting applications for Skymont Summer Camp Staff.  If you are interested in working at Skymont go to for more information. You must be a minimum of 15 years old and a few staff positions require applicants to be at least 21 years old.  Those interested in working on staff contact Ryan Naegele, Program Director, at  Submit your application now to: Cherokee Area Council, BSA, 6031 Lee Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37421. Click here to print application. Any Scout interested should see Mr. Issing first.


Leadership Opportunities

- A big thank you to those adults who have recently volunteered to accept leadership positions:

· Assistant Scoutmaster – Bo Hormberg

· Assistant Scoutmaster – Mitchell Moore

· Recording Secretary – Shelly Hill

· Webmaster – Dave Parsels

· Outfitting Coordinator – Peggy Lux

Also thanks to Phil Lemoine for taking on expanded Quartermaster duties for the next few months. Our next Troop Committee meeting is Monday, January 6th at 7:00 pm at the church in Room 117. If you are interested in becoming involved with the Troop Committee, please plan to attend. All are welcome!


Check out our Website

-  Posted on our Web site are some new items:

1. Photos from flagpole dedication posted under Photos.

  1. Photos from our December Higher Adventurers' backpacking trip to The Stone Door posted under Photos.
  2. Narratives of the flagpole event and December trip posted under Scoutmaster's Blog.

So, check it out and stay up to date on Troop happenings by checking the News section. All of these items are available without having to sign on so please take a look and see what we have been up to.  

Updated Troop Roster - attached


Mother’s Neckband Ribbon Order

- Please let Kim Ridenhour know if you would like to order a Mother’s Neckband Ribbon for rank advancement pins. The cost is $7.50 and money and orders will be due by January 14th. There are two choices – one for only Boy Scouts and one for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. If you are missing any past rank pins from Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts, let Kim know which ones you need replaced.


Upcoming Events

Jan 6 – Troop Committee Meeting 7:00

Jan 14 – $20 due for January campout

Jan 14 – Mother’s neckband ribbon order & money due

Feb 1 – Camporee Practice 9-12

Feb 2 – Boy Scout Sunday – 10:00

Feb 3 – Troop Committee Meeting 7:00

Feb 4 – Awards Court of Honor and Summer Camp Kick-off

Feb 7 – Troop 48 59th Annual Spaghetti Supper

Feb 15 – Camporee Practice 9-12


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