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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).

+Creating Announcements

Posted by pemcguire on Jan 3 2013 - 3:28pm

Summary
Announcements help to communicate important messages to your members. They can be used instead of sending out an email to all members. They are shown on the Home page of your Unit's website so that everybody will read them upon first accessing the site. The newest Announcements (or last edited) will show at the top of the home page.

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Announcements are created by troop leaders so not everyone has this ability. And you have to be logged in to do this.

+Website - Individual Progess Report

Posted by pemcguire on Jan 3 2013 - 3:28pm

A feature of our new website is that is allows each scout to view their individual rank advancements and current merit badge status as this exists within Troopmaster. Please note: this is not an actual view of troopmaster! It is a view of troopmaster data as of our last import. An email will be sent out each time we update this information from troopmaster. Also note this is NOT the Advancement page that is accessible from the standard 'Menu' option.

To see your individual rank advancement information you must be logged in. At the top of the menu, under 'User', you will see a link 'My Profile', click on this link.

The profile allows you to update your email address(es) and change your password. All other information comes directly from troopmaster. If you find any incorrect information in your profile other than your primary email address please notify our troopmaster committee chair person. You can find out who this is using the Troop Roster page!

Now, back to advancements... on the 'View' tab of your profile you will find a link to your rank advancement information. Click where indicated. This will then show you your "Individual Progress Report", again as reflected in Troopmaster. If information here is incorrect it is imperative that you contact the troopmaster committee chair person to have this corrected. The data here should help each scout, and scout parent, to ascertain what additional ranks and merit badges are needed for their next advancement.

Cooking Merit Badge

Posted by gregthurlow on Dec 17 2012 - 10:44pm
The Eagle Scout rank requirements are changing starting in 2014-- the Cooking Merit Badge will be required.  Scouts who are aiming for Eagle rank advancement in 2014 and beyond should look at adding Cooking Merit Badge to your Summer camp Merit Badge plans this summer.

Updated Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook

Posted by gregthurlow on Dec 17 2012 - 11:58am

To: All Life Scouts working toward Eagle

The Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook has been updated making it easier to add additional information and attach images.  Go to Eagel Scout Page to find the link to the update workbook. 

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