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Boy Scout Troop 148
(Bloomington, Indiana)
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Associated Cost Estimates

Recharter – $36 Annual Dues ($24 registration +$12 Boys Life) 

Uniform – Varies by individual options


Handbook (Troop Provides)

Campouts – cost shared by all attendees

Summer camp - $265 (2019) – camperships available

High Adventure trips – From $300-$1000+, depending on outing

Cookie Jar – Troop held account for individual scouts to use for scouting costs


Parent Responsibility

Help with Two Deep Leadership at all events

Understanding equipment requirements

Activity involvement

Advancement involvement

Driving to/from camps and other events

Campout attendance

Meeting attendance

Camping and Activities
Once A Month (All Four Seasons)
Scouts Plan Monthly Trips (location, food, and activities)
Meet at the Church and transport to and from with parent help           
Adult attendance encouraged! (The Old Goat Patrol eats very well)
Summer Camp at Maumee Scout Reservation (June 16-22, 2019)           

Troop Supplied Equipment
Dining fly

Troop first-aid kit

Patrol lantern

Patrol stove

Patrol cook-kit and utensils

Patrol Dutch Oven

Patrol water cooler

Fuel for stoves (propane)

Patrol gear storage locker

Troop trailer

Scout Supplied Equipment
Sleeping bag
Sleeping pad
Backpack/pack/gear bag
Personal eating utensils (Mess Kit)
Rain gear
Cold weather gear
Hiking boots and socks
Canteen or water bottle
Personal first-aid kit
Clothing and personal items
Shared Expenses ($15 to $30 per outing, varies with menus and activities)


Fundraising Opportunities
IU Basketball Concessions                      Popcorn sales 


Community Service Opportunities

St. Paul Church Parking Attendant

Order of the Arrow conclaves

Salvation Army Bell Ringing
Cub Scout Pack – Den meetings and Pack meetings