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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.

Matthew Trela Eagle Project

Posted on Jul 27 2021 - 6:52pm

I am looking for volunteers to help me work on my Eagle Scout project. I will be holding workdays at the end of this week on July 30th and July 31st with 2 hour shifts. On Friday the workday will last from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm and on Saturday the workday will last from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. You can signup for a shift using the link below.

Flag Disposal at Legion Hall

Posted on Jul 3 2021 - 11:40am

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

For anyone who has a flag that needs to be disposed of, the American Legion Hall has a blue bin that is for flags that will be retired. Anytime a flag needs to be retired, the flag can be placed into that bin and the flag will be retired properly by the Legion.

Eagle Come Home Event

Posted on May 30 2021 - 9:25pm

Wednesday June 9, 2021

7:00PM to 9:00PM

Northcroft Park

1365 South Ridge Rd. Lake Forest IL

All Scouts and their Parents are invited to First Annual Eagle Come Home Event! Please register for this event by using the Sign-up Genius Button in the flyer. This is to celebrate our newest Eagles and to welcome back troop alumni. It is an opportunity to reconnect with friends who share the scouting experience. We invite ALL of Troop 48 scouts and their parents along with local cub packs to see and hear what it takes to be an Eagle.

Memorial Day Activities

Posted on May 26 2021 - 5:57pm

Our Troop's participation has been requested by the American Legion at a number of Memorial Day activities occurring this weekend. We need both Scouts and Adults to help, please. No training needed. The activities are shown below.

Trash pickup

Posted on May 19 2021 - 10:00pm

Lake Forest Troop 48 participates in the Illinois Department of Transportation Highway clean-up program. We are responsible for picking up trash on Waukegan Road from Old Mill Road to Half Day Road (Route 60).

Special Troop Meeting- Flag Retirement

Posted on May 18 2021 - 10:04pm

On Thursday, May 20, at 7 pm, we will be having a special Troop Meeting event: the dedication of the newly built Flag Retirement Area.

This was Adam Tjarksen's recent Eagle Service Project, and he worked with the American Legion, City of Lake Forest, and the LF Fire & Police departments. Adam will be leading this troop meeting event, alongside other Scouts who worked on this project. City of Lake Forest Mayor George Pandaleon is planning to participate in the event, and other city officials, Cub Scouts, and media to also may be attending. As part of the dedication, American Legion personnel will be demonstrating a proper flag retirement ceremony.

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