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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.

Troop meeting Thursday JAN 16th Webelos visit!

Posted on Jan 15 2014 - 7:06am

Greetings Troop 48! We will be hosting 20 to 30 Webelos at our Troop meeting on Thursday night. We will be demonstrating Scout Skills and need your help! There will be 3 skill stations, 1.) Tents and Knots.

Jan Luge Event: Muskegon (MI) Winter Sports Complex / YMCA Camp Pendalouan

Posted on Jan 14 2014 - 4:43pm

Luge campout this weekend! For all those who signed up, we will be leaving at 6AM sharp from the usual departure location of the West Side Fire Station.

Please bring your old merit badge books to librarian Andrew Lewis!

Posted on Jan 14 2014 - 4:43pm

Please bring your old merit badge books that you are not currently using to Andrew Lewis preferably at one of the troop meetings. These books will be used to update the troop library!

Board of Reviews Announcement! MUST have BOR on or before Jan. 30th!

Posted on Jan 14 2014 - 4:42pm

Hello Troop 48 Scouts and Parents,
My name is Tricia Anderson and I am the new Advancement Chair, taking over the role from Susan Simms, at the beginning of this year. I'm looking forward to helping our boys with Boards of Review, merit badge information and Court of Honor awards to name just a few of the awesome tasks that I will be a part of from now on.

Troop 48 Pancake Breakfast!-- Mar. 9th

Posted on Jan 14 2014 - 4:42pm

Preparations for Troop 48’s Pancake Breakfast on March 9th are in full swing. Ticket sales are now open and tickets will be available for sale at all upcoming meetings. As we did last year, we will ask all Troop 48 families to take a book of 20 tickets off our hands (you can re-sell or gift to friends/family/community). Please let either Betsy Hough (elizabethhough@comcast.net) or Marcus Droege (mdroege@pharmaconcepts.com) know if you're able to commit to a book of 20 tickets ($100) and we'll be glad to deliver them to you. A link for online purchases has also been placed on the Troop website: http://lakeforestbsa48.mytroop.us/node/7160

Lite to Eagle session Thursday JAN 9th.

Posted on Jan 8 2014 - 2:13pm

Eagle Mentor Harlan Ten Pas will hold a Life to Eagle session for all High School age scouts during the Troop meeting tomorrow night. Merit badges, Board of Reviews, Application process, Eagle Project and other timely topics will be covered.

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