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

Spencer Vice Passes Board of Review for Eagle Scout

Posted on Aug 21 2018 - 10:28am

Spencer Vice, son of Guy Vice of Madison, MS and Cortney Echardt of Sandy Springs, GA, became the 225th Scout to achive the rank of Eagle Scout whille a member of the Troop, at an Eagle Board of Review held August 14, 2018 in Atlanta. There have been two hundred-twenty-eight Eagle Scouts in Troop 463's since it separated from Troop 236 on April 1, 1965.

Troop elects new youth leaders

Posted on Aug 21 2018 - 7:58am

Troop 463 - Your votes have been cast and your new leaders are ready to serve!
Congratulations to our newly-elected boy leadership. Votes were cast at our troop planning campout last weekend and the following troop members were elected:

What did YOU do this summer?

Posted on Aug 1 2018 - 2:04pm

Summer might be coming to an end soon, but members of Troop 463 have made the most of their time off school. Here are a few of their favorite summer Scouting memories:

Scouts assist with Sandy Springs forum

Posted on Jul 29 2018 - 10:13pm

On Wednesday July 25, the City of Sandy Springs held a public visioning session at Sherwood Event Hall to discuss the future redevelopment and revitalization of the north end of Sandy Springs.  Prior to the meeting the City asked if Scouts from Troop 463 would volunteer to help set up and break down chairs for the event. 

Troop Leadership Election - August 11

Posted on Jul 17 2018 - 3:09pm

Troop 463 will hold its semi-annual youth leadership on Saturday, August 11 as part of the Annual Planning Campout. In a break with past practice, the newly elected leaders will be sworn in at the the Saturday night Court of Honor but will their terms of office will begin on August 27. This will allow the current leadership to complete their six month term of office and allow a two-week transition period.

Annual Planning Campout - August 10 - 12 at Lake Lanier

Posted on Jul 17 2018 - 2:56pm

Troop 463 will hold its annual planning campout at Camp Sidney Dew on Lake Lanier August 10 - 12.  This is a "family-friendly" campout to which all Troop 463 families are invited. 

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