Summer Camp 2019

Here are some photos of Summer Camp 2019. We earned lots of merit badges and rank advancements from Tenderfoot all the way up to Eagle. We learned about environmental science, built a wilderness shelter, practiced marksmanship with air rifles, made fire with a bow…

Eagle Scout Joel Garner: Box Gardens

Joel Garner’s Eagle project was to build kindergarten box gardens for outdoor science projects at a Grant Park Elementary school. The three boxes have wheels so they can move indoors and outdoors, as requested by the teachers. Each box was filled soil and gravel,…

50-Mile Bike Ride: May, 2019

A few of the boys needed a 50-mile bike ride to complete the cycling merit badge. A dozen scouts and adults rode the Silver Comet cycling trail from Cedar Town to Smyrna. SPL Gabe Jacob said it was a beautiful ride and the boys…

Eagle Scout Cole Baker: Bat boxes at Westchester Elementary

Cole’s Eagle project was to build and install three bat houses in the woods surrounding Westchester Elementary School. Eight scouts from Troop 175 and Troop 134 built the bat houses in one day and selected the installation sites. A tree climber installed the houses….

Eagle Scout Mason Daniels: Feeding Room at PAWS Atlanta

Mason Daniels’s Eagle project was to renovate the feeding/storage room at PAWS Atlanta animal shelter. Volunteers perform a lot of work in this disorganized space: storing and sorting newspaper, storing food and feeding the animals, etc. Mason’s project involved cleaning, painting and reorganizing the…

Horseback Riding: Apr., 2019

The boys have been eagerly awaiting the Troop’s first horseback riding trip. We spent a beautiful spring day in the north Georgia Mountains learning about horses and going on a trail ride at Trackrock Stables. SPL Gabe Jacob reported that the trip was a…

Eagle Scout Scott Butterfield: Planter Boxes for Presencia

Scott Butterfield’s Eagle project was to build vegetable planter boxes for Presencia, a local non-profit organization which provides aftercare for low-income working families. The organization, located at an apartment building on Buford Highway, will plant vegetables in the boxes to teach the children good…

2019 Scout Challenge

Troop 175 participated with thousands of other Atlanta-area scouts in the 2019 Scout Challenge at Bert Adams Scout Reservation. Scouts enjoyed lots of games and activities, a concert and, of course, camping.

Eagle Scout Noah Glasgow: Bluebird houses for Schools

Noah’s Eagle project was to build and install 12 bluebird houses at the six City Schools of Decatur elementary schools. The goal of the project is to encourage the increase of bluebird populations throughout Decatur. The project required Noah to work with six different…

Decatur-Ree Camp-out & Cookoff

Troop 175 invited other Decatur troops to Camp 175 for a group camp-out. Troop 134 came up for the day to square off against Troop 175 in an unofficial Golden Axe competition and an Iron Chef cooking competition.