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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).

2015 Troop Registration Time

Posted by dwhaley2 on Aug 24 2015 - 9:48pm

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

SCOUT BOOKS

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

ALL SCOUTS / LEADERS / PARENTS - 

If you ended up with an extra Sciout book following camp, please bring it to the MONDAY meeting so all books and Scouts can be reunited

Summer camp - adult leader positions - HELP NEEDED

Posted by robertgates on Aug 14 2015 - 10:48pm

To all 525 parents / leaders:- Help is needed

 
The largest two outdoor events each year are the two week long summer camps in June and July.  In order to make sure these events run smoothly the troop needs some key volunteers.
 
For each camp we need a Camp registrar.  This person DOES NOT need to attend summer camp.  They will review the leaders guide, make sure payments are made on time to camps, look over the camp registrations to make sure they meet camp schedules, send out camp schedules to campers once registered, and assist in making sure from an administrative position the troop is ready for camp. We will need one for Woodruff and one for Skymont.
 
For each camp we need a Leader in Camp.  This will be the adult leader for the week at camp.  They will attend the week long summer camp.  They will work with the youth leaders prior to camp to make sure we have great week.  At camp they will be the go to at the SM meetings, work with the youth leaders nightly at TLC meetings, and participate in camp activities.  This person will need to be registered with the troop and be current in YPT.
 
Summer camp dates:
-  Woodruff is June 12 - 18, 2016
-  Skymont is July 10 - 16, 2016
 
If interested please let me know.  If  would like to discuss in more detail, feel free to contact me.  Summer camp is always great fun. 

Troop 525 - Troop Leaders council - 8/10/2015

Posted by robertgates on Aug 4 2015 - 7:14am
All Sr Patrol Leaders, Asst Sr Patrol leaders, Patrol leaders, Assistant patrol leaders, Scouts with Leadership positions, and scouts First Class or above should plan to attend the Troop Leaders council meeting at 7:30 pm on Monday 8/10/15
 
There will be planning for :
- August outing
- August meetings
- Patrol leadership elections
 
FIRST TROOP MEETING of the Fall will be Monday 8/17/15 - 7:30 pm
- New scouts patrol assignment
- Outing planning (August at Lake Lanier)

 

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