Welcome to Troop 463!

Greetings from Troop 463 Phoenix District, Atlanta Area Council.

Who Are We?

We are a boy-led troop in Sandy Springs, GA.

What does boy-led led mean?

Every six months, the troop holds elections for leadership positions.  These positions include Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Leaders, Quartermaster, Scribe, Historian, Webmaster and Patrol Leaders.  Our boy leaders plan and lead troop meetings, and make decisions about programs.

What do we do?

We have weekly troop meetings at 7 PM every Monday.  We plan one campout each month and we have service projects and high adventure expeditions

Where are we?

The troop is based at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church at 86 Mount Vernon Highway.

Who can join?

All boys from 11 to 18 or Cub Scouts who have already received their Arrow of Light.

What do we do on campouts?

Among other things, hiking, rock climbing, rifle shooting, mountain biking, canoeing, fishing, caving, white water rafting and much more!

What else can you tell me?

We have opportunities for camps in winter and summer breaks to work on scouting skills and merit badges.

Be sure to follow us on our Facebook page and Instagram.

Teddy P.  Webmaster

New Youth Protection Training Course

Posted on Mar 14 2018 - 10:45pm

In early February, the BSA introduced newly updated youth protection training that is required for all volunteers before October 1, 2018. Even if they took the previous training prior to the February rollout, it will need to be taken it again.

New Troop Leadership to be Sworn in February 26

Posted on Feb 26 2018 - 5:30pm

On Monday, February 5, 2018, Troop 463 held elections for youth troop leaders for the next six months. The youth leaders who were elected will be sworn in to office at the Annual Troop Banquet on February 26 and will serve a term of six months.

ASM Andy Abrams Receives Meritorious Action Medal from BSA

Posted on Feb 26 2018 - 5:29pm

Assistant Scoutmaster Andy Abrams was awarded the Meritorious Action Medal of the Boy Scouts of America at the Court of Honor held Monday, April 24, 2017 at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church.  The Meritorious Action Medal is presented to Scouts and adult Scout leaders (known as "Scouters:) who have performed an act of service of a rare or exceptional character that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others.  In order for a Scout or Scouter to be honored with the award, application must be made and approved by the BSA's National Court of Honor in the same way as an Eagle Scout Award.

CPR Saturday Feb 10

Posted on Jan 31 2018 - 11:10am

CPR Saturday will be hosted at the Boy Scouts Volunteer Service Center (same building as Scout store) Saturday 2/10/18. Two different classes are available:  CPR only, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM, $45.00, and 2) CPR + Basic First Aid, 8:00 AM-2:00 PM, $55.00. Anyone can participate. Get more informaiton and register at the at Atlanta Area Council website but February 5.

Scout University Saturday Feb 17!

Posted on Jan 31 2018 - 11:08am

Scout University offerred on Saturday, Feb 17, 2018, 8AM to 3 PM in Marietta.  Dozens of classes for scouts and scout leaders or parents. See course schedule and register at Atlanta Area Council Web site by Feburary 10.

Cathy Lawrence Elected as Co-Chair of Troop 463

Posted on Jan 29 2018 - 9:04pm

Cathy Lawrence was unanimously elected as the Co-Chair of Troop 463 by the Troop Committee on January 22, 2018.  Shortly after her election she was sworn in to her new position by the Senior Patrol Leader in front of the entire Troop.



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