Eagle Scout Sanyi Karpathy: Restore a Path

Sanyi Karpathy’s Eagle project was to restore a 2,000-square-foot path at the East Decatur Greenway on Columbia Drive. The existing path needed to be covered with new mulch since it had eroded over time from rain runoff. Sanyi staked out the path prior to…

Whitewater Rafting: Aug., 2019

With the new scouting year underway, the boys decided on rafting for their first outing. They spent the day whitewater rafting on the Chattooga River in South Carolina, followed by overnight camping. Click Read More to see a gallery with the best photos of…

Eagle Scout Ethan Goebel: Outdoor Classroom at Clairemont Elementary

Ethan Goebel’s Eagle project was to replace an overgrown, run-down outdoor classroom at Clairemont Elementary. This ambitious project involved clearing brush, rebuilding the stepped path that leads to the classroom, removing the old existing benches and installing new benches. Ethan Goebel earned his Eagle…

Eagle Scout Ben Dillon: Toiletry Kits for Homeless Men

Ben Dillon’s Eagle project was to assemble 50 toiletry kits for homeless men. The kits included socks (the most requested item in homeless shelters), toothpaste, toothbrush, basic first-aid supplies, etc. The kits were prepared for project beneficiary Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry (DEAM) at Holy…

Newbie Camp: Sept., 2019

Troop 175 held its second annual Newbie Camp over Labor Day weekend of 2019. 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…