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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).

Assistance with GSUSA Gold Award

Posted by pfarley on Feb 17 2019 - 7:56pm

As a follow-up to the information Christy Smalley spoke about at the meeting Monday, here is the link to her sign up genius.

Reminder this can be used for needed service hours or conservation service hours

Capture the Flag - 2019 Edition

Posted by pfarley on Feb 17 2019 - 7:55pm
ALL SCOUTS -  Break out the camo, the shemagh, the facepaint, and patrol group tactics...it is time for the Annual Capture the Flag wide game.  This year to be held at Ft Yargo State Park in Winder, the fun of dodging the mountain bikers never gets old

Scout Sunday

Posted by kwest on Feb 3 2019 - 4:15pm

February 10 is Scout Sunday!  Please come to show support for Simpsonwood UMC, our chartered organization.

Sign up using the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4eada92eaafd0-scout 

From the link above:

All Scouts are invited to join us in uniform for this special recognition coming up on Sunday, Februrary 10, 2019. We'll be celebrating the positive impact of scouting in our community. There are multiple opportunities for our scouts to both help lead and assist during the 8:45 am or 11:00 am worship services. Please come join us for either worship hour! 

All Scouts particpating in a leadership role in either service will be given a commemorative 2019 Scout badge.

** Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the service at 8:30 am or 10:45 am to receive instructions.**

Moose/Wolverine Patrol Camping Trip

Posted by pfarley on Feb 2 2019 - 2:07pm

The February outing is patrol camping. Moose and Wolverine patrols will be camping together. We will be backpacking on the Pine Mountain Trail near Columbus, GA.

Itenerary:

   - Depart SUMC by 7 am on Saturday 2/23/2018 (note the date change from the original e-mail!)
   - Backpack in to the campsite Saturday morning
   - Camp Saturday night
   - Hike back out of the campsite on Sunday morning
   - Lunch on the way home
   - Return to SUMC at approximately 2 pm on Sunday 2/24/2019

All campers should bring the following:

   - Backpack
   - Tent or hammock
   - Good hiking shoes
   - Raingear
   - Layered clothing (remember, it's February!)
   - Sleeping bag and potentially fleece liner depending on weather
   - Individual food for Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner, and Sunday breakfast (freeze-dried recommended)

Cost is $5 per scout.  Please sign up.

Summary of activity photos - 2018

Posted by robertgates on Jan 30 2019 - 6:10pm

For Scout Sunday (2/10/19) the church asked for some pictures of our activities.  This is the link to the Google album we forwarded

https://photos.app.goo.gl/756JBAvYdopRmsez7

Eagle Scouts Court of Honor

Posted by robertgates on Jan 29 2019 - 7:54pm

The Families of Nolan Scourtis and John Wilson proudly invite you to:

Eagle Court of Honor

Boy Scouts of America

Simpsonwood United Methodist Church

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