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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.

Lake Forest Day raffle ticket sign up open now!

Posted on Jul 14 2017 - 2:40pm

Greetings Scouts! Before everyone heads off to the Jamboree please sign up for Raffle ticket sales on the Troop website. Most of the time slots will be during the Jamboree, so good opportunity for Scouts NOT going to Jamboree to earn service hours.

Lake Forest Day signups are open!

Posted on Jul 14 2017 - 2:40pm

Greetings Troop 48!Lake Forest Day is a ways off yet, but now is the time to sign up!
As many of you know, Troop #48 assists the American Legion Post with the Lake Forest Day parade and carnival. The Troop helps sell raffle tickets, post flags and by setting up, staffing booths and tearing down the Lake Forest Days festival. Lake Forest Day presents a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate leadership AND earn service for advancement and Citizenship in the Community merit badge. For those under 1st Class, volunteering will also count as a Troop or Patrol activity! Take a look at the signup pages on the website and sign up for the Parade and to work the LF Days concession stand. All scouts are asked to participate in the Parade. PLC members, by nature of Leadership agreements, are committed to participating in the Parade. We will also need Adult Leaders available to supervise the Parade and LF Days concession sales.

Service Opportunity-Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest 46th Annual Pancake Breakfast & 2nd Annual Cookout Fundraiser

Posted on Jun 12 2017 - 11:56am

Volunteer opportunity for Troop 48
with
Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest
46th Annual Pancake Breakfast & 2nd Annual Cookout Fundraiser

When: 4th of July:

Survivor Man Campout registration is OPEN!

Posted on May 30 2017 - 11:06am

Registration for the upcoming T48 Survivor Man campout is now open.
This year's campout (June 9-10) will provide Patrols with a series of survival and team building challenges. Each Scout will be expected to carry their own camping supplies for a 1-night (under the stars) campout down on the beautiful Lake Bluff beach. Meeting times and specific activities will be communicated by the SPL. The campsite will break shortly after sunrise on Saturday, June 10th.

Bill Avery, Jr. and Andrew Lewis Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Posted on May 30 2017 - 11:06am

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE

EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR FOR

BILL AVERY, JR. & ANDREW WILLIAM LEWIS

SUNDAY JUNE 4, 2017, 2PM
AMERICAN LEGION HALL,

Memorial Day Ceremony and Flag Posting

Posted on May 25 2017 - 7:18am

Troop #48 helps the American Legion post flags by each veteran’s grave site on Memorial Day Weekend. On Friday, 5/26, from 4 – 5 PM, the Legion needs help at the Fort Sheridan cemetery. On Saturday, 5/26, they need help from 8 – 10 AM at Lake Forest Cemetery. Scouts are encouraged to participate in these activities to show respect for our fallen veterans and to support the American Legion. Participation in flag posting counts as a Troop or Patrol activity AND qualifies (partially) as demonstrating Leadership and Scout Spirit for advancement. Please register on the website if you can attend.

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