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.

Cooking Competition at Ft. Yargo: Dec., 2018

A double rainbow greeted the troop at Fort Yargo in Winder, Georgia as the boys carried out the second annual Troop 175 cooking competition. Each patrol cooked a breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert for the panel of adult judges.

Shotgun Shooting: Nov., 2018

We spent several Tuesday meetings learning all about firearm safety. On a sunny November day we got some more training and had a great time practicing our shotgun shooting skills at the Cherokee Gun Club.

Biking to Stone Mountain: Oct., 2018

It’s been a very long time since the troop has done a cycling trip, so the boys decided it was finally time. On a beautiful October weekend we biked from Decatur to Stone Mountain. We rode around the mountain and camped overnight in the…

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…

Northern Tier Trek 2018

Here’s a look at the Northern Tier high-adventure wilderness canoeing and camping trek. The trip involves canoeing and portage (carrying your canoe and all your gear) over many miles. Scouts explore millions of acres of pristine lakes, meandering rivers, dense forests and wetlands from…

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,…

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.