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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).

PHILMONT 2019 - Crew 608 DD

Posted by robertgates on Jun 14 2019 - 6:21am

The 2019 Philmont crew is out on the trail.  They arrived at Philmont on Saturday 6/08 and hit the trail 6/9.  They will be back in base camp 6/19 then back to Atlanta

Woodruff - Troop is back on 6/15

Posted by robertgates on Jun 14 2019 - 6:20am

Welcome back from Woodruff.  Troop had a fun week at camp.  More pictures will be posted in the coming days.

Thanks to our leader in camp BJ Van Gundy.  Also our all week leaders; Bryan Carter, Clint Rogers, and Rich Zelnick.  Additionally we had leaders in for part of the week; Rick Lopez, David Coulter, Scott Donaldson, and Robert Gates.

Woodruff Summer Camp - departure 6/9/19

Posted by robertgates on Jun 5 2019 - 11:54am

REMINDER - 

Troop departs for Woodruff on Sunday June 9 from the Pickneyville MS parking lot (next to the stoplight on W Jones Bridge).  BE ON TIME at 8:00 am

Swim Checks - Required for Camp or Seabase -11am SHARP

Posted by pfarley on May 24 2019 - 9:20pm

If you are going to Summer Camp or Seabase you MUST have a swim test with the Troop before going.  Anyone who has not completed the test will not go on the trip.

Medical Form Update Required for High Adventure and Camps

Posted by robertgates on May 24 2019 - 7:49pm
ALL of the below listed forms are REQUIRED for your son to attend high adventure or 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 Burns 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.  When thr Crew or Troop checks in they go over every single one and the Troop can't check in until all are validated as complete. You can drop this off at the Lock-in or Swim Checks.
 
 
FOR SEABASE OR PHILMONT - All Scouts and Adults attending will need current parts A / B / C with a date not more than 365 days prior to the last date of the trip.

FOR WOODRUFF - All Scouts & Adults attending will need current parts A / B / C with a date AFTER 6/17/2018
 
FOR SKYMONT - All Scouts attending will need current parts A / B / C with a date AFTER 7/15/2018
 
If you have questions please email Lisa Burns via lzurny@yahoo.com or Lisa Whitlaw via lwhitlaw@yahoo.com and they will assist
 
This is the link for the medical form (*you need to make 3 copies of packet)
 
For Seabase the A / B / C are the same but for reference there is a High Adventure risk advisory: 
 
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.
 

 

LOCK IN time - SIGN UP - Friday 5/17 - 5/18

Posted by pfarley on May 8 2019 - 9:00am
CHECK IN - 6:00 pm on Friday at SUMC Family Life Center

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