Troop 48 Calendar
• April 25, 2014
Spring Backpacking Trip
Location:Wharton State Forest, Mullica River Road, Hammonton, NJ, United States Map
Description:Weekend Backpacking Trip - Mullica River Trail from Atsion to Batsto! Snow make up days may have caused the 50 miler to get cancelled, but come explore the Mullica River Trail for a weekend! Total miles - 12 or so over two days.
• May 04, 2014
Eagle Court of Honor
Location:Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 548 - 2425 S. White Horse Pike, Lindenwold, NJ, 08021 Map
Description:Ceremony starts at 3pm.
*SCOUTS* Setup begins at 2pm, be there or be square.
Come honor Greg, Nick, and Ethan as they are awarded their Eagle Scout rank. All Scouts will have a part in the ceremony. Light refreshments to follow. Please wear "Class A" uniforms, Scout pants/dress pants/kackis, and dress shoes or boots.
• May 07, 2014
Location:442 Route 73, Berlin, NJ, United States Map
Description:Come check out Troop 48!
• May 10, 2014
Sherveers Eagle Project
• May 11, 2014
Sherveer Eagle Project
• May 24, 2014
Memorial Day Flag Planting
Location:Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, NJ, United States Map
Description:As we do each year, Troop 48 will be helping place flags on the graves of the veterans at Berlin Cemetery (on the White Horse Pike, very close to the Berlin Mart). The task will take about an hour. Scouts are asked to please wear "Class A" dress uniforms.
An addition this year - the VFW would like to invite the volunteers back to their headquarters afterwards for a thank you cookout! Good deeds AND good food - what could be better?
• May 30, 2014
Valley Forge (Part 2)
Location:Valley Forge National Historical Park, King of Prussia, PA, United States Map
Description:We return to Valley Forge, for real this time! In December, we never made it out of camp due to snowfall, but in the relatively snow-free month of May, we'll explore this National Historic Park. We'll be camping out at the Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company headquarters, which has Scouts-only campsites behind their facilities. Cost is $25 by May 21, $35 by May 28, and $45 (with a spot not guaranteed) after that.
• June 20, 2014
Lums Pond Campout
Location:Lums Pond State Park, 1068 Howell School Rd, Bear, DE Map
Description:Ten mile hike & some sailing = fun! Cost - TBA. Meet at the shed at 5:30 PM, leaving by 6:30!
• June 27, 2014
4th Annual Alumni Campout
Location:Worlds End State Park, 82 Cabin Bridge Rd, Forksville, PA Map
• July 18, 2014
Beginner Backpacker Trip
Location:Worthington State Forest, Delaware Water Gap, NJ, United States Map
Description:Want to give backpacking a try? Come try your legs on a hike at the beautiful Delaware Water Gap! We'll be climbing 1,200 feet to Sunfish Pond and hiking the Appalachian Trail past beautiful 360 degree views as we trek from the backpacker camp to the Mohican Outdoor Center. We'll spend Saturday night on top of the mountain, maybe even sharing the site with some thru-hikers! Cost - TBA
• August 02, 2014
Summer Trip - Western Massachusetts!
Location:Mohawk Trail State Forest, Charlemont, MA, United States Map
Description:Summer Trip to Mohawk Trail State Park in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts! Base camp and backpacking crews for the week! Base camp activities TBA, backpackers will be doing 50 miles on the nearby Appalachian Trail. Cost TBA as activities are booked, but plan for the usual $220-$250 range per Scout. Adults will again be half price. $100 deposit to reserve your Scout's place is due by June 18, balance due by July 23!
• September 26, 2014
MS 150 Camping Trip!
Location:Egg Harbor Township, NJ, United States Map
Description:Troop 48 returns again to the MS 150. As per usual, we'll likely be manning stations both Saturday morning and Sunday morning. Saturday evening, we'll head down to Ocean City to meet up with our biking crew and get dinner with the riders/volunteers. Then it's hours of freedom on the boardwalk as the adults take all challengers in 10 cent skeeball! Get service hours, help people, AND the boardwalks, do trips get any better? Cost: TBA!