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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).

Sign up for SUMMER Camp(s) is open - Woodruff and Skymont

Posted by robertgates on Feb 4 2016 - 12:49pm

ALL - 

Please start the summer camp sign-up process.  Information is available on the summe camp page.  Need SKYMONT by Februarty 29 as we can start registering then, Woodruff by March 15

Skymont Summer Camp 2016 registration is OPEN

Posted by robertgates on Feb 1 2016 - 2:04pm
SIGN UP NOW!!!
 

ALL Scouts - Registration is open for week long Summer camp at Skymont Scout Reservation (SSR), Altamont, TN.  Dates are Sunday July 10, 2016 - Saturday July 16, 2016

Woodruff Summer Camp - 2016 - REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Posted by robertgates on Feb 1 2016 - 12:04pm
ALL - Registration is now open for week long summer camp at WSR 2016 - SIGN UP NOW
 
 
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LOCATION and DATES:
 
Woodruff Scout Reservation (WSR), Blairsville, GA
Sunday June 12, 2016 - Saturday June 18, 2016
Woodruff is operated by the Atlanta Area Council
Fees: $350
 
Woodruff – Weeklong summer camp with merit badges and other camp activities.  Planned events include an afternoon rafting trip the Nantahala or Ocoee River, flag retirement ceremony, hikes to the Davis Inn, and troop activity to the climbing wall.  Activities for 2016 at WSR include paddle boarding, Air-Soft, a New Bouldering Wall, Fly Fishing MB, additional Davis Inn programs/times, additional Friday afternoon activities, Field Archery, Movie Nites
 
Attached is the Merit Badge schedule to assist in planning you weekly classes
 
The TROOP SUMMER Camp page has additional information
 
 
If you are an older scout there are several high adventure options for WSR, these include:
  • C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience)
  • River Challenge, 5 days, 5 river trips - $50 additional fee
  • Adventure Zone, hiking, ropes, and rivers - $50 additional fee
Click below link to go to the form to SIGN up for MB classes
 
 
When selecting classes think about the following
- Maybe have some Eagle required
- Take some items you may enjoy or have interest in
- Have some fun 
- Try something new
- Try to schedule your early morning classes up the hill, then down towards the waterfront
- There are some MB in the afternoon, note those may be multiple days

Please use the ON LINE payment section of the troop website to pay the deposit and second payment
 
 
There are 2 payments needed for WSR
 
1) DEPOSIT Needed ASAP of $105
 
2) FINAL PAYMENT of $245 due by 5/1/16

 

Registration is OPEN - 2016 Klondike Derby - *** 2/1 DEADLINE

Posted by robertgates on Jan 30 2016 - 12:11am

Sign up now for the 2016 Button Gwinnett District Klondike Derby.  This will be February 5 – 7 and will be at Woodruff Scout Reservation.  Saturday will have the patrols visiting “towns” around the camp, then the sled race will be on Sunday.  Cost for event is $20.

Eagle Court of Honor - Ricky Wilson / Robert Pope

Posted by robertgates on Jan 30 2016 - 12:10am
You are cordially invited to the Eagle Court of Honor for Ricky Wilson and Robert Pope.  It will be held on Sunday Feb. 7 at 4:00 at the Peachtree Corners Baptist Church Student Center.  
 
4480 Peachtree Corners Circle, Peachtree Corners, GA
 
A reception will following the ceremony.  

 

Scout Sunday - 2016

Posted by robertgates on Jan 30 2016 - 12:08am

SEE ATTACHMENT

S i m p s o n w o o d United Methodist Church cordially Invites you to be our special guest as we celebrate and honor scouting

BSA Troop # 525

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