Happy 59th birthday to Troop 48! Celebrated with our annual Court of Honor tonight.

Troop 48 – 2023 By the Numbers
Campouts – 13
Camping nights total – 225 nights
Most popular campout – MS City-to-Shore
Service – 634 hours
Most popular service project – MS City-to-Shore
21 Rank Advancements:
– 4 Scouts advanced to Scout
– 3 Scouts advanced to Tenderfoot
– 6 Scouts advanced to 2nd Class
– 5 Scouts advanced to 1st Class
– 2 Scouts advanced to Star
– 4 Scouts advanced to Life
82% of our Scouts advanced at least one rank this year.
42 merit badges were earned this year. The most popular were Wilderness Survival (4 earned) and Citizenship in Society (4 earned). 64% of our Scouts earned at least one merit badge.
4 50 Miler Awards were earned
3 National Outdoor Awards for Camping
2 National Outdoor Awards for Hiking (first two Scouts in Troop 48 to ever earn this)

Congrats to our Silver Bullet winners for 2023! This award is given to the Scout or Scouts who make the most campouts:
Greg, Gryffin, and Abe

Congrats to our Service Award Recipients, given for most service hours with the Troop each year:
Charlie and Abe.  Each had 45.5 hours in 2023.

Congrats to our Memorial Award recipient this year, Brad.