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Boy Scout Troop 48
(New Holland, Pennsylvania)
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Good Turn for America


If you have questions or concerns reguarding any of our service projects or are in need of our assistance with a project contact Dick Jones.

New Holland Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Each year we assist the Lions in stuffing all of the Easter Eggs in preparation for their annual hunt.

Memorial Day Cemetery Decoration

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Each year the Troop remembers those who have served our country by placing a flag a flower upon the graves of those who have passed on. We currently serve the following cemeteries: St. Stephens United Church of Christ, Trinity Lutheran and Zeltenreich.

New Holland Arts and Crafts Day

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Each year the Troop assists the vendors by carrying their equipment and merchandise to their assigned locations at the New Holland Park. In addition, we held set up tarps, clean up debris and collect site markers.

Road Clean Up

Date: TBD

Each year the Troop selects a road to clean up in hopes to keep New Holland clean and litter free.

Scouting for Food

Bag Distribution: November 10, 2012

Bag Collection: November 17, 2012 

Each year in conjunction with Pack 148 we distribute bags and collect food that is donated to the New Holland Food Cupboard.

Christmas on Main

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Each year we distribute and collect all the luminaries that line the streets of New Holland.

US Flag Retirement Ceremony

Date: June 27, 2015

Annually the Troop holds a United States Flag Retirement Ceremony.  This year the ceremony will be held during the New Holland summer arts and crafts show at the New Holland park.  The ceremony will begin at 10:30 am on saturday June 27, 2015.  

World Friendship Fund

The World Friendship Fund of the BSA offers a practical Good Turn opportunity for BSA youth members and leaders. Cash contributions are used to assist Scouting through the World Organization of the Scout Movement and through national Scout associations in developing countries. Tax-deductible contributions can be from individuals, units, camp, and training course groups. Unit participation in the World Friendship Fund offers a unique annual service project to benefit brother Scouts around the world.

Donations can be made online here.

Troop Goal $100.00

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