Welcome to Troop 525's Website!


Welcome to the website of Troop 525 in Peachtree Corners, GA! Chartered with eight boys in August 1984 Troop 525 is boy-led and each is required to hold leadership positions as he advances in rank. The troop meets each Monday night, while school is in session, beginning at 7:30 PM at Simpsonwood United Methodist Church (SUMC) 4500 Jones Bridge Circle, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092. This site contains information for the scouts, parents, members and volunteers of our troop. Visitors are always welcome. Come join us!

Boys who are older than 10, or who have completed the fifth grade can join the Boy Scouting program.  Cub Scouting is for boys in the first through fifth grades, or 7 to 10 years of age. For information about Cub Scouts please contact Pack 525 (pack525cubmaster @ gwinnettbsa dot org).

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** NOTE: Troop members - if you have questions about our new website please see 'Website FAQ' or contact our webmaster. You should have received your new username and password via the email you have registered with our troop. Please check your SPAM or Trash folder if this email is not in your inbox. If you have concerns / issues / ideas to improve the site please contact the webmaster (webmaster @ troop525 dot org).

October 2015 Outing - SIGN UP NOW - Be Part of the Diet Coke / Mentos Challange

Posted by robertgates on Oct 2 2015 - 3:11pm

The 2015 October outing is October 16 - 18 at Lake Allatoona.  This will be the Webelos visitation and Patrol Challenges.  We are expecting 15 - 20 Webelos to be visiting.  This is where we show the Webelos what camping with T-525 is all about


Posted by robertgates on Oct 2 2015 - 3:10pm

Troop Annual Registration is due!  .  The fee is $97 - and has been for the last 5 years!  Our goal was to have everyone continuing in scouting registered by this weekend's outing - Sept 19th!

SEPTEMBER OUTING - Silver Comet Trail - SAT and SUN - 9/19 and 9/20 - MONDAY 9/14 Deadline

Posted by robertgates on Sep 11 2015 - 10:12pm
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR SEPTEMBER OUTING -  Camping at The Rock Campground in Rockmart and biking on the Silver Comet trail -  http://www.troop525.org/node/1541
MONDAY 9/14 Sign Up Deadline
Cost is $15
Come bike the Silver Comet trail.  We will be starting about mile marker 35 and heading west.  Tentative planned stop and regroup at Cedartown Depot - Mile Marker 51.4.  From there some may want to ride on to the state line mile marker 61.5, while others may want to head back to camp.  
- Round trip for Cedartown and back would be about 32 miles
This could complete
CAMPING MB Req 9.b.3
CYCLING MB part of Req 7.a.2
- Round trip to state line and back would be about 52 miles
This could complete
CYCLING MB part of Req 7a.3.b
ADULTS - If you want to attend but do not like to ride, we can use some leaders to meet us as key areas and provide support as needed
We will be transporting the bikes to Rockmart in a trailer, all you need to do is get your bike to SUMC on Saturday morning.
MEALS - Each scout will need to bring a sack lunch for the trail.  Patrol cooking for dinner and SUN breakfast
CAMPING - Not many trees in the field, will need to bring a tent for the night
Camping at The Rock Campground in Rockmart
130 Forsyth Lake Road
Rockmart, GA 30153
SATURDAY 9/19/2015
7:30 am - Meet at SUMC Load up bikes and equipment 
8:00 am - Depart for Rockmart
9:30 am - arrive and setup
10:00 am - Hit the trail
12:00 pm lunch on trail (Cedartown trailhead) 
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm - back in camp
5:00 pm - short ride to historic Brushy Mt Tunnel
6:00 pm dinner
8:30 pm campfire
10:00 pm - Lights out
SUNDAY 9/20/2015
7:30 rise and shine
9:00 am - morning frisbee game / riding around field
10:00 am Scout own service
10:30 am - depart for SUMC
1:00 am - back to SUMC


2015 Troop Registration Time

Posted by robertgates on Sep 11 2015 - 10:11pm

It's time to Register for a new year of scouting.  We are asking that you do two things to register:  (1) pay the annual dues of $97 and (2) review your profile to make sure your contact information is correct.  To pay, please click "Online Payments" on the menu to the left and select "Annual Dues".  Click "Add to Cart" and checkout.  To check your profile, click on "My Profile" in the upper left corner under the "User" heading.  If you find any information incorrect, please contact Shahin Razavi:  shahin61@bellsouth.net with the needed changes.  Please complete both steps by our Silver Comet Trail outing on Sept. 19th.  Please contact me if you have any questions.  Thanks!  Deanie Whaley, Troop 525 Membership:  rdwhaley@bellsouth.net. 

Registration is open for the AUGUST Aquatics outing

Posted by robertgates on Aug 18 2015 - 6:46am

ALL Scouts / Leaders / Parent  – Troop 525 SUMC: ENJOY a weekend at Lake Lanier

Registration is open for the AUGUST Aquatics outing – This will be Aug 28 – 30. 2015 at Scoutland on Lake Lanier.  The camp is a scout property of NE Georgia Council.  This is the first weekend outing for the 2015 - 2016 Outdoor camping season.  Deadline for Registration is 8/24/2015

First troop meeting - New School year

Posted by robertgates on Aug 14 2015 - 10:49pm

Our FIRST meeting of the fall is MONDAY 8/17/2015 at 7:30 at SUMC

BSA Troop # 525

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