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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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Klonkdike Derby 2017 - campout signup is OPEN

Posted by robertgates on Jan 24 2017 - 10:56am
ALL - our February outing is the ANNUAL Klondike Derby at WSR.  Dates will be Friday: 2/03/2017 through Sunday: 2/05/2017.   
 
Cost is $18 per scout and this includes registration, Saturday dinner, and commemorative patch
 
Patrols will visit towns on Saturday around WSR then the sled race on Sunday
 
LEADERS AND ADULTS - The troop mans Skagway on Saturday and hosts knife throwing, cup stacking, and knot tying.  We need assistance to host.
 
Patrol meals will be SAT Breakfast and Lunch (dinner is provided) then SUN Breakfast.  
 
The fun is cold weather camping, seeing Woodruff in the winter, and the Sunday sled race over the hills of camp.
 
FRIDAY 2/3
5:00 pm - Meet and Depart SUMC 
8:00 pm - Arrive and setup at WSR
 
SATURDAY 2/4
8:00 am - Klondiking
6:00 pm - Dinner (provided)
8:00 pm - Campfire
 
SUNDAY 2/5
9:00 am SLED RACE
 
PLAN TO ATTEND
 
SIGN UP LINK - 
 

 

2017 Summer Camps Registration is OPEN!

Posted by robertgates on Jan 24 2017 - 10:55am

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Please register NOW

Initial $100 deposit for each camp is due on Monday, Feb. 6th
:checks for summer camp, payable to Troop 525, will be collected on Mon. Feb. 6th at Troop Meeting

Scout Sunday 2/12/2017

Posted by robertgates on Jan 24 2017 - 10:55am

Scout Sunday is 2/12/17 at Simpsonwood UMC.  Plan is to have scouts at the 8:30 and both 11:00 services.  Please sign up for the service you can attend and assist at on the troop website

Summer camp 2017 - Adult leaders

Posted by robertgates on Jan 24 2017 - 10:54am

ALL ADULTS - 

 
The troop has opened the Summer Camp registration process.  In order to have a successful summer camp we need adult leaders in camp for the week.
 
Typically the troop would like for leaders to commit to:
1) Full week Sunday through Saturday
2) First half of the week Sunday through Wednesday
3) Second half of the week Wednesday through Saturday
 
For leaders we would need to register you with the troop (if not already registered) and you would need to be current with your YPT.
 
There are 2 summer camps
1) Woodruff - Sunday June 11, 2017 - Saturday June 17, 2017
2) Skymont - Sunday July 9, 2017 - Saturday July 15, 2017
 
Also for each camp we will want to designate the Leader at camp who is the adult leader that will be in camp all week and will be the main contact for the camp for the week.
 
Please let me know if you would like to assist at either (or both) camp(s) so we can start building the adult team.  In the camp registration form there is an area you can indicate your willingness to assist.  If there are any questions please feel free to reach out to me directly.

Troop Leader Training - Monday 1/23/2017

Posted by robertgates on Jan 19 2017 - 7:51pm

ALL Scouts in Leadership roles and 1st Class or above

 The troop will be holding Troop Leader training Monday night 1/23/2017 in the troop trailer.  Casual dress.  This will be from 6:30 to 9:00 and pizza will be provided.  So we can get approximate numbers, please sign up on the troop website.

First meeting of 2017 - Monday 1/9/2017

Posted by robertgates on Jan 3 2017 - 1:48pm

First regular troop meeting of the new year is Monday 1/9/2017....BE THERE

BSA Troop # 525

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