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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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Troop Christmas party - Monday 12/5

Posted by robertgates on Dec 1 2016 - 2:21pm
Troop Christmas Party
 
Class B uniform
 
• Admission: Please bring an unwrapped toy for a boy/girl (value approximately $10).  These will be donated to Norcross Coop for their Christmas Toy Drive.

Walk Through Bethlehem - Sign up to help

Posted by robertgates on Dec 1 2016 - 2:21pm

Sign-up for annual service project to support SUMC's Walk Through Bethlehem. If possible sign-up for when your patrol is assigned, if that does not work with your schedule, sign up for another night

SWAMP TRIP 2017 - canoe with the gators in the Okefenokee swamp - Sign up deadline is 12/14/2016

Posted by robertgates on Dec 1 2016 - 2:21pm

ALL - The January Okefenokee trip sign up is OPEN - http://www.troop525.org/node/1806

Sign up deadline is 12/14/2016

2016 OUTDOOR REPORT

Posted by robertgates on Nov 29 2016 - 4:15pm

For 2016 the troop had a very busy outdoor program. With early November’s Webelos visitation at Allatoona we had our last outdoor event for the year. For the 11 troop events the unit averaged 39 Scouts attending with an average of 9 leaders also attending.

Summer camp adult leaders needed JUN / JUL 2017

Posted by robertgates on Nov 28 2016 - 11:27am

For summer 2017 the troop will be attending 2 summer camps

These camps are:

  • Woodruff Scout Reservation (WSR), Blairsville, GA Sunday June 11, 2017 - Saturday June 17, 2017 Woodruff is operated by the Atlanta Area Council
  • Skymont Scout Reservation (SSR), Altamont, TN Sunday July 9, 2017 - Saturday July 15, 2017 Skymont is operated by the Cherokee Area Council

A key part of the summer camp effort is the Adult Leader at Camp.  This is an individual who can be in camp for the full week, who will take part in pre-camp planning and organization, who will work with the scout leadership group before and during camp, and who will be in charge of the troop from an adult leadership perspective during the week. We will need one for both WSR and Skymont.  Please contact me if you are interested for summer 2017

Greenbar/TLC and Committee Meeting - Monday 11/28/2016

Posted by robertgates on Nov 23 2016 - 11:33pm

NO regular troop meeting on Monday 11/28/2016

There will be the Greenbar meeting

- Discussion on Holiday party

- Walk Through Bethlehem service project

BSA Troop # 525

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