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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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Moose/Wolverine Patrol Camping Trip

Posted by robertgates on Jan 16 2019 - 12:27pm

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.

Conservation Project - Simpsonwood (3:00 pm - 1/27/19)

Posted by robertgates on Jan 16 2019 - 12:27pm

Do you need service hours or more importantly CONSERVATION service hours?  1/27/19 at Simpsonwood Park  the troop will be doing a conservation / service project Simpsonwood Park  

Winter trip registration open: Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah,GA

Posted by robertgates on Jan 11 2019 - 11:07pm
DEADLINE IS MONDAY 1/14/19
 
Be part of:
- Camping on Skidaway Island
- Fun on Tybee Island Beach
- Tybee Lighthouse
- Cookout on the river
- Exploring Skidaway Island
- Fort Pulaski
- Explore Savannah
- Dinner in Savannah
- Museum of Aviation Warner Robins
$45 per scout
$35 per leader

SATURDAY 1/19

Rory Doran - Eagle Court of Honor (2:00 pm - 1/5/19)

Posted by robertgates on Jan 3 2019 - 11:05am

Rory Doran will have his Eagle Court of Honor at 2:00 pm on Saturday January 5th at Simpsonwood UMC

Please email gadorans@yahoo.com to RSVP

Greenbar meeting / Troop meeting - REMINDER: Monday 1/7/2019

Posted by robertgates on Jan 3 2019 - 11:04am
The troop is back to regular meetings on MONDAY 1/7/2019
 
There will be a short GREENBAR Meeting at 7:00 pm for SPL (New one), ASPL's, PL's, and scouts in Leadership positions (First Class and above).  This will be from 7:00 - 7:30

COBBLER FOR CUBS (5:00 pm 1/10/19)

Posted by robertgates on Jan 3 2019 - 11:04am

We will be supporting the cub programs by prepariing delicious cobbler for one of the packs on Thursday 1/10/19 at SUMC.  Scouts need to be there about 5:00pm to setup, get the cobbler ready, and fire up the charcoal.  We will serve about 6:30

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