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Troop 48 Update - 9/5/2023
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Troop 48 Update - 9/5/2023

Posted on Tue, Sep 5, 2023

Troop Meeting Cancellation - CORRECTION

There WILL be a troop meeting on Tuesday, September 5th, it is NOT cancelled. Sorry for the confusion. Please wear Class A uniforms.

 

Welcome

We would like to welcome Liam Grant as a transfer to Troop 48, and his parents Ben and April Grant. We are glad to have you here in Troop 48!

 

Troop 48 Family Picnic – Tuesday, September 12, 6 PM

All Scouts and their families are invited to join us for a picnic dinner at the church in the Scout room at 6 PM.  Hot dogs will be served. Please bring a side dish, dessert or drinks. Please sign-up using the link below with what you are bringing:

Troop Family Picnic Food Sign-up

 

Saturday, September 16 – Eagle Scout Court of Honor

You will be receiving a formal invitation in the mail, but please save the date for an Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony and reception for Judd Fontanilla at the church. The ceremony will start at 11 am on Saturday, September 16 with a lunch reception following, and there will be a rehearsal for those in the ceremony at 9:30 am that morning. All Troop 48 Scouts and their families are welcome! Scouts, please wear Class A uniforms.

 

Saturday, September 23 – Popcorn Sale & Scouts BSA Troop 48 Scout Expo (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

Scouts and families are asked to attend the popcorn sale and scout expo. Set up will begin at 8 a.m., if you’re available to help. All others are asked to arrive by 8:45 a.m. All Scouts that attend will receive a percentage of popcorn sales made at the event. Scouts will also participate in leading visiting Cub Scouts through activities (knot tying, first aid, and Dutch oven cooking). Parents and siblings are encouraged to attend to help with the activities as well. Plan to bring lawn chairs, tailgating tents, and outdoor games such as corn hole to entertain young ones. Please share the event description via email and social media to help with promotion. We will begin tear-down of the event around 11:30-11:45 so that Scouts and families can leave by 12 p.m.

 

 Sample Email/Social Media post to Share:

Scouts BSA Troop 48 Scout Expo

Looking for some outdoor adventures?  Interested in learning new skills to prepare you for life? Join Troop 48 for a Scout Expo on September 23rd see if Scouts BSA is right for you! Scouts BSA is the traditional Scouting experience for youth in the sixth grade through high school. Service, community engagement, and leadership development become increasingly important parts of the  program as youth lead their own activities.  At the Expo,  Scouts will be demonstrating Scout skills including knot tying, first aid, and Dutch oven cooking. To learn more visit Troop48.org

When:  Saturday,  September 23rd  from 9-12

Where:  Faith Presbyterian Church @ 8816 Poplar Pike, Germantown TN

BSA Popcorn will also be available for purchase during the event and will help support ongoing Scouting activities such as campouts, Scout advancement opportunities, and community-building. Thank you for supporting BSA Troop 48 – Germantown.

 

Pancake Supper Fundraiser – Wednesday, October 25

Our next pancake supper fundraiser will be Wednesday, October 25 at 5:30 PM. More info to come, but please save the date.

 

Upcoming Events 

 September 8-10 – Campout at Fort Pillow State Park

 September 12 – Troop Family Picnic Dinner – 6 PM

 September 16 – Eagle Scout Court of Honor – 11 AM  (Rehearsal at 9:30 AM)

 September 23 – Scout Expo and Popcorn Sale – 8:45 am – Noon

 

 

Keep up-to-date on Troop activities by visiting our Troop 48 Website and Facebook page: 

www.Troop48.org - Facebook: Troop 48 Germantown

Our Troop activity calendar is updated frequently: Troop Calendar 

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