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Welcome to Troop 48's new website !

We are excited to bring you this new website. We hope it will be a useful resource and be visited often.

Be sure to check the calendar for upcoming events.

Committee Meeting this Thursday

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 9:04pm

NO TROOP MEETING!!!! Committee Meeting this Thursday. Only the SPL (that's you Braeden, sir) should attend. So, if you're not Braeden, don't come to the meeting.

Scribe Report, Holiday Party

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 9:04pm

December 6, 2012 Holiday Meeting

Mr. Holmes explained the rules of the Yankee Swap;
Mr. Holmes reminded scouts about Class A dress - the 1st meeting of the month is always Class A;

In memory of Ralph Frese- 1926-2012

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 8:41pm

Ralph Frese, "Mr. Canoe" of the Chicagoland Canoe Base passed away on Monday, December 10th at the age of 86. He was quite possibly one of the most influential Canoeists in the world. He designed and built hundreds of canoes during his lifteime of all types. He began building canoes in the 50's as an Asst. Scoutmaster on the Northwest side of Chicago. He would work with many Scout Troops building dozens of canoes over the years . With so many Scout troops with canoes he had to have something to do with them all, he founded an annual canoe event that eventually turned into the Des Plaines River Canoe Marathon. Founded in 1958 the event is the 2nd oldest of it's kind. The 56th Annual race will be held on May 19th, 2013. http://www.canoemarathon.com/History.cfm http://www.canoemarathon.com/ralph.cfm

The Best Christmas Decorations in Chicagoland!

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 12:57pm

It has come to our attention that Troop 48 has been recognized for decorating downtown Lake Forest in the book "The Best Christmas Decorations in Chicagoland" by Mary Edsey, 2nd edition, 2008. There is a great write up about Lake Forest and Troop 48 on Page 159.

Troop Cookbook recipes needed!

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 12:46pm

Greetings Troop 48,

I have received only a few recipes from the troop and I have started to put together the online cookbook that we can reference for campouts.

Troop Attendance totals SEP thru DEC

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 8:29am

Patrol Attendance totals SEP 27th-DEC 6th
1st. 61%- Flying Kitties
2nd. 57%- Hawks
T3rd. 54%- Gators & Kitty Hawk.

Individual totals- Leaders
T1st- 100% (9/9)- Andrew Gherlein & Alex Thoms

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