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Troop 48 Update - 8/2/15‏
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Troop 48 Update - 8/2/15‏

Posted on Mon, Aug 3, 2015

August Camping / Canoeing Trip - $40 Due Tuesday night

On August 14th we will be canoeing along the Eleven Point River in Southeast Missouri. We will be camping Friday night at 11 Point River Canoe Rental. Their office is at the Intersection of US 160 and State Highway 19 in Alton, MO. The estimated drive time is 4 hours / 203 miles. We will camp along the river on Saturday night. Scouts and adults must have taken a BSA swim check and be classified as a “BSA Swimmer” (not a Beginner) prior to the trip. The cost of this trip, for our Scouts, registered adults and dads, is $40, which is discounted from the $60 actual cost. This discount was made possible by the great barbecue fundraiser we had. The $40 is due on this Tuesday, August 4th.

Swim Check – Tuesday at 6 pm at LifeTime Fitness

This Tuesday at 6pm is the second and final swim test of the year at LifeTime Fitness in Collierville. ASM Rob Ragland will greet you at the front desk and direct you to the swim test area. Tests will be quick and done by 6:30, so don't be late. We have a regular troop meeting at 7pm the same night.

There is no cost, but if you attempted the swim test earlier this year and did not pass as Swimmer then we only expect to re-test if you have taken lessons or made other serious strides to improve. All first time scouts and dads are welcome. As you know, in order to attend the upcoming canoe trip you must be classified as a Swimmer.

Check out www.Troop48.org

Posted on our Web site are some new items:

1. Photos from the June and July trips posted under Photos.

2. A narrative of the March through July trips posted under Scoutmaster's Blog.

And stay up to date on Troop happenings by checking the News section. All of these items are available without having to sign on so please take a look and see what we have been up to.

Fundraisers – Need Adult Volunteers

We need adult volunteers to help with the Popcorn and Greenery sales upcoming this fall. If you are interested in helping, please let Kim Ridenhour know.

Upcoming Events

Aug 3 – Troop Committee Meeting – 7 pm

Aug 4 – BSA swim check at LifeTime Fitness – 6 pm (schedule with Mr. Hormberg or Mr. Moore)

Aug 4 – Campout fee for August Canoe Trip due - $40

Aug 14-16 – Canoeing Campout – 11 Point River, Missouri

Aug 31 – Troop Committee Meeting for Sept (due to Labor Day) – 7 pm

Sep 8 – Awards Court of Honor

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