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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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Skymont Departure - Sunday July 8th @ 8am

Posted by pfarley on Jul 6 2018 - 6:51am

Be at Pinckneyville Parking lot by 8:00 am, fed, dressed in Class A uniform and ready to go.

 ALL BOY SCOUT AND ADULT LEADER PAPERWORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO DEPARTURE!

CALL FOR BOATS - August Aquatics outing

Posted by pfarley on Jul 6 2018 - 6:49am

Do you have a boat, have access to a boat, can get a boat?  The troop is looking for boats to tow tubes and skiers on Saturday 8/25 during the troop outing at Scoutland on Lake Lanier.  The troop covers gas and you get a delicious lunch! 

New Version of YPT-Actions req for all adults

Posted by pfarley on Jun 24 2018 - 8:26pm
Adults,  there is an updated version of Youth Protection training (YPT) that has been released.  Giving you a heads up now, as this replaces all previous YPT versions, and requires ALL volunteers (THIS INCLUDES DRIVERS) to complete BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 2018. Training available - https://my.scouting.org/

All regsitered leaders, drivers and  adults going on a campout must be YPT trained. Please take the training when you can, so it isn’t a rush later in the year to beat the deadline. It doesn’t matter when you took the previous version, it will not be considered valid after October 1,2018. 

Skymont pre-camp meeting

Posted by pfarley on Jun 22 2018 - 10:06pm

ALL - SKYMONT pre-camp meeting is TUESDAY 6/26 at 6:30 pm at SUMC.  ALL Skymont attendees and parents should plan to be there
SKYMONT departure is Sunday 7/8/18 from the Pickneyville MS parking lot

Medical Form Update Required for both camps

Posted by robertgates on Jun 8 2018 - 9:37am
ALL of the below listed forms are REQUIRED for your son to attend camp this summer: 
 
1. Medical Form A 
2. Medical Form B (two different pages - we need both)
3. Medical Form C - signed by a doctor
4. last tetanus shot date or vaccine form from the doctor
5. A copy of the front and back of the insurance card 
 
Give Lisa three (3) copies of each of the above per person.  One goes to camp and two stay in the master file. 
Please don't email the forms.  Ensure they are completely filled out and signed.  At the camps they go over every single one and the Troop can't check in until all are validated as complete.
 
Bring them to the Swim Check this Saturday or drop them off at Lisa Whitlaw's house.

FOR WOODRUFF - All Scouts & Adults attending will need current parts A / B / C with a date AFTER 6/17/2017
 
FOR SKYMONT - All Scouts attending will need current parts A / B / C with a date AFTER 7/15/2017
 
If you have questions please email Lisa Whitlaw via lwhitlaw@yahoo.com and she will assist
 
This is the link for the medical form (*you need to make 3 copies of packet)
 
For Philmont the A / B / C are the same but for reference there is a High Adventure risk advisory:  
 
T525 Summer Camp Forms & Information/ Packing list are here: https://www.troop525.org/node/1124
 
There is NO flexibility.  Without an updated medical form that individual doesn't leave the parking lot with the Troop. Camp will turn them back and not allow them to even check in.
 

 

Philmont Trek – UPDATE

Posted by robertgates on Jun 8 2018 - 9:37am
Philmont Trek – UPDATE (now known as The Colorado adventure)
 
As some of you may be aware, due to the Ute Park fire in New Mexico, Philmont has cancelled all treks through mid-July.  This did impact our 2018 expedition that was scheduled to leave on 6/10 with arrival in Philmont on 6/12.  The advisors were notified on Monday 6/4 of the cancellation

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