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*Troop Policies
*Eagle Honor Roll
*Annual Calendar
*Backpacking Packing List
*New Providence Trail Hike


Troop Upcoming Events

Backpacking
Virgin Falls, 14-16 Nov

Merit Badge University
APSU, 22 Nov

Campout
Cumberland Caverns, 12-14 Dec

Campout
Winter Camp,Boxwell/Latimer 26-31 Dec

Campout
Billy Dunlop Park, 23-25 Jan

See calendar below or click on tab "Annual Calendar" above for full year of activities.


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Troop Leadership

Scoutmaster:
James Moore
Assistant Scoutmaster:
Kurt Belawske
Rick Di Silvio
Nicholas Di Silvio
Gerald Foster
AJ Hessock
Mike Hessock
John Hobaugh
Jeff Kapke
Don McCasland
Austin McKain
Michael Moore
Jim Peterson
Andrew White
Chartered Organization Rep:
Phyllis Riley
Committee Chair:
Dee Atkins
Committee Members:
Steve Arnett
Ellen Di Silvio
Jamye Gilliard
AJ Jackson
Joseph Kittok
Myke Lewis
Terry Molloy
Lori Moore
Gayla Qualls
Phyllis Riley
Jeremy Sager
Tori Seals
Elisabeth Thornburgh
Lydia Vinson

Website Links


MERIT BADGE SCHEDULE 2014

TROOP PHOTOS

COGIOBA DISTRICT

MIDDLE TENNESSEE COUNCIL

ORDER OF THE ARROW

US SCOUTING SERVICE PROJECT

MERIT BADGES

SCOUT FORMS

CAMPING RECIPES

DUTCH OVEN RECIPES

SCOUTMASTER MINUTES

VIRTUAL BOXWELL

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Welcome to Troop 525. The New Providence Civitan Club has been our chartering organization since 1953.

Our troop is similar to others in organization and function and we follow the guidelines established by the Boy Scouts of America. Our troop is scout-led with the scouts determining the activities and level of participation. Adult leaders provide guidance to the scouts and the Troop Committee determines general direction and accomplishes many of the administrative requirements.

Troop 525 is active and we try to have at least one activity per month. We average more than 20 camping nights each year. Recurring major activities include a trip to Shiloh Military Battlefield (April), Boxwell Scout resident camp (June), and canoeing (August).

The troop has had more than 67 scouts attain the rank of Eagle. We encourage all scouts to use that as their goal even though we recognize that only a few will attain it. The adult leaders have a great amount of scouting experience. Many had been scouts in their youth and several are Eagle scouts themselves.

Troop meetings are each Monday from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Scout Hut which is located behind Byrns Darden Elementary School (near the intersection of Peachers Mill Road and New Providence Boulevard (US 41A)).


Last Updated: October 8th, 2014



 
News You Can Use 

There is a revised medical form. Form 680-001 (2014 Printing). It replaces earlier editions of the "new" medical form. Both this new form and the 2012 version will be accepted this year with only the 2014 version accepted in 2015. Parts A and B are required for routine scouting activites and only require parents signature. Part C is required for activities greater than 72 hours in length (ie, Boxwell) and has the necessary information requiring a medical professional signature.

Scouts and adult leaders are required to have a completed medical form on file in the troop. These medical forms are only good for one year. It would be worthwhile to download the medical form in a PDF version, complete the basic information and then save it until a doctor visit when it can be printed with all the necessary administrative information already completed. See the Scout Forms link in the left margin.

 
Adult Training Opportunities

All adults must have current Youth Protection training to register or recharter.

Assistant Scoutmaster Training Requirements:
Youth Protection (required update every 2 years & available on-line). Additionally, Scoutmaster Specific Training (presented locally several times a year), and Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (weekend requirement). Boy Scout Fast Start and This is Scouting is not required but highly recommended (available on-line).

Assistant scoutmasters must be trained to register in that position.

2014 Training

    SM Specific: MBU, 22 Nov

  • OLS

  • 24-26 October 2014, Natchez Trace District

Troop Committee Training Requirements:
Youth Protection (every 2 years), and Troop Committee Challenge. As with assistant scoutmasters, Boy Scout Fast Start and This is Scouting is not required but highly recommended (all available on-line).

 Scout Activities
Themes for the upcoming training year (2014-2015) for the troop. See our annual calendar for details:
  • Sept: Scout Skills & Patrol Competition
  • Oct: Backpacking
  • Nov: First Aid & Emerg Prep
  • Dec: Knots & Winter Camp
  • Jan 15: Cooking & Open House at Billy Dunlop
  • Feb: Skiing/Snow Sports
  • Mar: Fishing & Wilderness Survival
  • Apr: Spring Camporee & Shiloh
  • May: Scout Skills & Patrol Competition
  • Jun: Pioneering and Boxwell Resident Camp
  • Jul: Whitewater
  • Aug: Canoeing

 
 BOY SCOUT TROOP 525, CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE
609 E St  •  Clarksville, TN 37042
phone: 931-552-7920

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