Eagle Scout Matthew Burfield: Welcome kits for Hagar House

Matthew’s Eagle project was to provide welcome kits for new residents at the Hagar House emergency shelter for women and children. Matthew and 4 scouts assembled 50 kits with basic necessities such as toothbrushes and soap. With 10 new families each month, the kits…

Newbie Camp: Sept., 2018

Troop 175 held its first ever Newbie Camp in September of 2018. Our older scouts worked with boys who are new to the troop, teaching fundamentals like cutting firewood, setting up tents, cooking on a grill and a camp stove, basic first aid and…

Rafting & Ziplining: August, 2018

The boys enjoyed a full day of summer fun at Whitewater Express in Columbus, Georgia. They started with the Blue Heron Adventure zip-line adventure and obstacle course. Then they cooled off with a rafting trip  on the Chattahoochee River on the longest urban whitewater…

Summer Camp 2018

Here are some photos of Summer Camp 2018. We built a trebuchet, piloted kayaks, learned about snakes, paddled canoes, learned to water ski, jumped off the dock, played chess, built some robots, cooked meals, played cards, tied knots, watched some crazy skits, practiced swimming,…

Eagle Scout Alex Kirkland: Flag retirement pit

Alex’s Eagle project was to build a new flag retirement pit for the Harold Byrd American Legion Post 66 in Avondale. Previously the Post was using an old rusty barrel to retire flags, so the new flag pit is a more respectable place for…

Eagle Scout Barrett Howard: Outdoor classroom

Barrett’s Eagle project was to make a set of fold-down tables at the SAND Preschool for the kids to use for outdoor activities and art projects. They also added a wall of removable buckets that the kids use for sand and water play. Barrett…

Eagle Scout Sam Amick: Garden Pergola at Winnona Park

Sam’s Eagle project was to design and construct a pergola for the Winnona Park Elementary School. Sam hand-crafted the decorative braces at the top of the structure and pre-drilled all the parts for easy assembly. On an extremely cold weekend in January, Sam and…

Sand Rock Climbing: April, 2018

Climbing at Sandrock

The boys practice their climbing skills at Sand Rock in Alabama. It’s a great place for beginners to learn rock climbing, but also offers enough challenge for more experienced climbers. Want to see all the trip photos and videos? Check out the Google album:…

Camporee: March, 2018

Here are some photos of the 2018 Camporee a Bert Adams Scout Reservation. The Golden Axe competition got off to a great start, but sadly, we were once again defeated in our attempt to capture the coveted Golden Axe award.

Sea Base: February, 2018

A group from Troop 175 spent their winter break in the Bahamas during the 2018 Sea Base high-adventure expedition. They learned about sailing and enjoyed swimming, fishing and snorkeling. Want to see all the trip photos and videos? Check out the Google album: https://photos.app.goo.gl/OzomgxaO2ZsvyFDA2