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 Welcome to Troop 565, Marietta Georgia's website!  We are thrilled you found us! 

We meet at 7:30 pm on Sundays in the Eastminster Presbyterian Church's Christian Life Center (CLC) located at

3125 Sewell Mill Rd.
Marietta, GA 30062

 Our Troop is boy lead through our Patrol Leaders Committee and our goals include building character, teaching life skills and developing leaders.  We focus on traditional outdoor and Scouting skills and have over 10 outings each year.  Our outings include Summer Camp, rock climbing/rappelling, survival camp, camping, backpacking, snow skiing, orientation flights and canoeing.  These outings and our meetings provide the forum for learning life skills. Our ultimate goal is to help our sons grow from boyhood to authentic manhood; prepared for life, prepared to lead, prepared for success. As such our program of character development is built upon three pillars: leadership, life skills and outings.  Our Troop has had great success in our Road to First Class and our Rising Eagles programs.  It is our hope that every Scout will one day join the fraternity of the Eagle Scouts that came before them and make a difference in our world.

For maps and directions, please click:Eastminster Presbyterian Church Info.

We hope that you will join us and consider being part of our elite group of young men! 

Ignacio Gonzalez - Eagle Project Sat 5/18 @ 9am

Posted on May 14 2019 - 9:19pm

Sat morning 5/18 Ignacio will be starting his Eagle project.   This will be the first of at least 2 Saturdays.  Ignacio will be working on a project to assist the church with removing the boxwood bushes across the front of the church and then planting new.  The first stage this Sat will be the removal.  Scouts should arrive at the church at 9am ready to work in clothes that can get dirty along with bringing a pair of work gloves and a shovel.   Snacks and water will be provided along with lunch.  Work will take place throughout the day until completion.  Please sign up and come out and assist Ignacio as your schedule allows on Sat morning 5/18..

Sign Offs for COH

Posted on May 7 2019 - 8:11am

This Sat morning May 11 from 9-1030 we will meet at the church from 9am -1030.   We will use this time for sign offs of both advancements and merit badges.  Adults will be needed for board of reviews and signatures.  Please bring all necessary info including your scout book and blue cards. See you Sat morning and remember to dress accordingly in uniform if you are planning to have a board of review for rank advancement. 

Eagle & Troop Court of Honor

Posted on Apr 20 2019 - 10:37am

Sun May 19 we have both an Eagle Ceremony for Christopher Arcuragi and a Troop Court of Honor.  The Eagle Ceremony will start at 2pm in the sanctuary.  Scouts should arrive by 1pm in full class a uniform including merit badge sash for set up and practice.  Following the Eagle Ceremony we will have a reception in the Fellowship Hall to honor Christopher and our scouts.  The troop's Court of Honor be held from 4-5 in the sanctuary.  The reception between the court of honors will serve for both so there will be no reception after the troops court of honor.  See you on Sun May 19th to honor all of our scouts hard work!

Summer Camp Merit Badge Info

Posted on Mar 18 2019 - 4:19pm

Attached are descriptions of the merit badges available at summer camp. Also attached is a schedule and listing.

Scouts are to review the list and bring their choices to Mr. Sain either at Sunday meetings or via email at asain@sdlal.com by March 29.

Meeting tonight 730 for camping trip planning

Posted on Feb 17 2019 - 1:48pm

We are going to have a 1 hour meeting tonight at normal time 730-830 to plan for our camping trip next weekend.  Anyone planning to attend should attend if possible, aplogies for the late notice.  Also as of today we have 8 scouts and 1 adult signed up for the trip.  If we cannot get at least 1 possibly more adults to attend the trip will have to be postponed and re-scheduled for another date.  Please advise asap if you are able to attend.   Mr Keller will be at the church at 730 to go over the trip details. 

Scout Sunday Tomorrow at Eastminster 9am & 11am

Posted on Feb 9 2019 - 1:16pm

REMINDER: All scouts and families are invited to Scout Sunday at Eastminster.  We'll need scout volunteers at both the 9 am and 11:15 worship services. Scouts will greet, hand out bulletins, take up offering and then clean up after.  Please sign up and indicated which service you are able to be attend.  Scouts are to wear full class A uniform including merit badge sash.

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