Welcome to Troop 525's Website!


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).

ANNUAL TROOP PHOTO - Monday 5/1/2017

Posted by robertgates on Apr 27 2017 - 4:31pm

Scouts and Leaders - 

Our Annual Troop Photo will be taken Monday night - 5/1/2017.  We will begin setting up and organizing this PROMPTLY at 7:30 pm (so be a few minutes early).  Wear your class A uniforms.  This will not take too long and we want to have as many scouts as possible there on Monday.  If you have homework, those End of Semester projects that should have bee started in February, or other things, this will take about 15 minutes.

Sign up for 7th Annual LOCK-IN

Posted by robertgates on Apr 26 2017 - 4:44pm
The 7th Annual Lock-in will be Friday May 19 starting a 6:00 pm and wrapping up PROMPTLY by 8:00 am on Saturday May 20.  Class B uniforms needed.  NO SOFT DRINKS OR COLORED LIQUIDS ALLOWED IN THE CLASSROOM OR GYM
If a scout needs to come later on Friday or leave early due to Saturday commitment please make that note in the comments section.
Sign up on the Troop website - https://www.troop525.org/node/1811
Outing fee includes all Meals (Dinner / Dinner 2 / Breakfast) bottled water / snacks
Scout will need to will to bring their own TV's, consoles, games, videos (appropriate ones), board games, power strips, computers, card decks, etc.
Start arriving at 6:00 pm - Dodge Ball, movies, video games, board games
Friday May 19 - 
6:00 pm - sign in and setup
6:30 pm - Assembly and expectations
6:45 pm - Dinner 1 (pizza)
7:00 pm - let the gaming begin / Open gym games
8:00 pm - Dodgeball session 1
10:00 pm - More gaming / Open gym games
Saturday May 20 - 
12:00 pm - Dinner 2 Chic Fil A
12:30 am - More Dodgeball
2:00 am - Gym Games
3:00 am - Annual showing of Follow Me Boys
4:00 am - The gaming continues
5:00 am - The gaming continues
6:00 am - The gaming continues
6:30 am - We turn on the lights and survey the carnage
7:15 am - vacuuming (we will need volunteers) and load out begins
7:30 am - Annual breakfast of donuts
7:58 am - Last scout is picked up or tossed in dumpster
8:00 am - Lock up SUMC and leaders depart


ANNUAL Planning meeting - 4/24/2017

Posted by robertgates on Apr 21 2017 - 3:52pm

Troop Youth Leadership - 

The troop will have the planning meeting for 2017 - 2018 on April 24 at 7:30.  This is the opportunity to plan the Outdoor and Camping program from August 2017 - July 2018.  For reference attached to this announcement is a listing of all the troop's outing since January 2000 (roughly 18 years).  Please come with new ideas and some new and exciting outings.  We can get all these ideas, then review what is feasible. 

April Outing - Sign Up for SHOEBOX.....

Posted by robertgates on Apr 21 2017 - 3:52pm

April Outing #2 - Sign Up for SHOEBOX.....

Test your survival and packing skills for minimalist camping.  Scouts must pack all their gear for the weekend in a shoebox (except sleeping bag).  Meals will be individual, and the troop will provide hot / boiling water.  If you want to pack in your own way to heat water, we encourage that.

April outing – Ropes Course at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center - WAIVER NEEDED

Posted by robertgates on Apr 11 2017 - 12:32pm
For Scouts attending the April Outing and the Ropes Course - ACTION IS NEEDED - there will need to be a waiver signed.  This is done via the web. Please see link below
Every participating minor must have a waiver signed by his or her own parent or legal guardian in order to participate, and every participating adult (18+) must sign one as well. 
The link below is unique to your group and will make the check-in process go much smoother. 
Also note:
- Every participant must have on closed-toed shoes
- Long hair will need to be pulled back
- They have a strict weight limit of 250 lbs.
WHAT IS THAT? - YOU ARE NOT SIGNED UP FOR THE APRIL OUTING??  You still have an opportunity for that, please use the link below to the Troop Website


Welcome back from Spring Break

Posted by robertgates on Apr 2 2017 - 2:59pm

REGULAR troop meeting Monday April 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm

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