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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 SHOEBOX!!! October 2022 Outing

Posted by robertgates on Sep 30 2022 - 2:56pm

Fit everything in a Shoebox (except sleeping bag ) - Register here

Many fun things

Troop Annual Dues ($120) for Aug 2022-July 2023 ... Deadline Oct 14th!

Posted by robertgates on Sep 26 2022 - 4:57pm

Troop 525 Scouts, Parents, and Leaders,

Important Note on Dues (we’ll send reminders, but please don’t procrastinate on this – we are a volunteer run organization and we do not like asking for $$ repeatedly):

Fall recruiting: Invite your friends to join Troop 525

Posted by robertgates on Sep 26 2022 - 4:57pm
Scouts and Troop 525 Families:  Fall and the start of the new school year is a GREAT time to invite your friends and neighbors to join Troop 525.  The troop and the BSA is great fun, has much to offer, and there are many outdoor adventures.  You can have them come to a regular Monday meeting or join us on a campout.  If they want to come to an outing, please check with an adult leader on what forms are needed.

Kayaking on the Broad River - SEPTEMBER OUTING: 9/17 - 9/18

Posted by pfarley on Sep 16 2022 - 9:11pm
SATURDAY and SUNDAY - Sep 17 2022 - 7:30am to Sep 18 2022 - 1:00pm - NOTE AN UPDATE ON MEALS - Bring your own, think backpacking
Right on Man!  Lets go Kayaking..

We will drive up Saturday morning in Class B's, drop our gear and head out for a day paddling on the Broad River.  This is a mellow paddle on sit on top kayaks that we have done before and it's a lot a fun.  Guests are welcome as long as registered with a med form - see Mr Farley if you want to bring a guest. Registration Closes Monday September 12th.

Outdoor Committee Support needed

Posted by pfarley on Sep 11 2022 - 12:02pm

Troop, it takes quite a few volunteers to run the troop and as Scouts and parents age out, we need to find new volunteers.  On the Outdoor committee, we have an immediate need for someone to coordinate Transportation for outings.  This involves ensuring we have enough seats going out and back to accommodate everyone.  It does NOT need to be someone camping with us.  If this is something you might be open to, please contact Paul Farley for more details.

MONDAY - 8/29/2022 GREENBAR

Posted by robertgates on Aug 24 2022 - 8:26pm

Monday 8/29/2022 is Greenbar meeting for troop planning.  This will be at 7:30 pm at SUMC.  Scouts First Class and above and Scouts with leadership positions should plan to attend

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