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Welcome to Troop 463!

Welcome to Troop 463. We are a Scout-led, high adventure troop that meets at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church in Sandy Springs, GA. We meet every Monday night at the Scout Hut from 7:00 to 8:30 pm (excluding holidays and special occasions). We are thrilled to celebrate our 52nd anniversary on April 1st, 2017. Troop 463 is a part of the Phoenix district in the Atlanta Area council. Every year the Troop goes on hiking, backpacking, and canoeing campouts. We also attend Summer Camp at Woodruff Boy Scout Reservation as well as several other Scout camps throughout the region. Durning the meetings we have different activities such as: learning new scout skills, merit badge classes, listening to guest speakers, and games that we play as a troop. 

 

This website is constantly in the process of being updated, so please bear with any issues that you have as they are being resolved. If you have any questions or need to contact us, just click the “Contact Us” link to the left and choose the most appropriate message type. If you have not already given me your email, please send it to me at webmaster@sandysprings463.mytroop.us. And don’t forget to visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/troop463AAC/?fref=ts

 

Alex T., Webmaster

Annual Banquet & Court of Honor for Troop 463 - February 13, 2017

Posted on Feb 6 2017 - 3:56pm

Troop 463's Annual Banquet will be held February 13, 2017 beginning at 6:30 PM in Fellowship Hall of Sandy Springs United Methodist Church

The keynote speaker is USAF Retired Lt Colonel Chester Lowe. Lt Colonel Lowe was in the US Air Force for over 22 years which included working NASA Mission Control during the Gemini and Apollo Programs.  He will display several items of NASA memorabilia, including a US Flag that went to the moon.  

Court of Honor Awards 7 Scouts with Eagle Scout on January 23.

Posted on Jan 24 2017 - 4:45pm

A.J. Whitney, Jacob Buck, Daniel Ward, Connor Hughes, James McGuire, Steven Butz, and Jonathan Gardner were inducted as Eagle Scouts on a Court of Honor held on January 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  The Court of Honor was held in the sanctuary of Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, 471 Mount Vernon Highway, Atlanta, GA 30328.  A reception followed in Fellowship Hall.

Winter Camp 2016, December 27-31 at Bert Adams Scout Camp.

Posted on Jan 1 2017 - 8:21pm

Troop 473 took second in the 4th annual Klondike Derby at the 2016 Winter Camp held at Bert Adams Scout Camp, December 27-31, 2016.  Nineteen Scouts attended Winter Camp, earning merit badges and having fun.  Pictures have been posted on the Troop Facebook page.

Rechartering for 2017 Completed

Posted on Dec 19 2016 - 4:17pm

Troop 463 has been successfully rechartered for 2017.  The Troop also achieved Gold Level on the Journey to Excellence for 2016, meaning that the Troop is recognized by the BSA as one of the top units in the country.

Troop 463 Scouts Installed as Chief/Vice Chief of OA Chapter

Posted on Dec 9 2016 - 3:49pm

Eagle Scout Trevor Langill from Troop 463, was sworn in as the new Chief of the Order of the Arrow - Echota Chapter of Egwa Tawa Dee OA Lodge, along with all of the other Lodge officers and Chapter Chiefs, at the annual Lodge Winter Banquet held December 3 in the Council Service Center.  Also taking office at the same time was Troop 463's Ricardo Ruiz who becam the Vice Chief of the Chapter.  The Echota Chapter includes all of the Troops and Venture units in the Phoenix District.

Blood Mountain Hike & Campout - December 3 - 4, 2016

Posted on Dec 2 2016 - 10:34am

Atlanta Trails says "the views on this Blood Mountain trail’s hike to the summit are simply outstanding, with long-range vistas opening through much of the Appalachian Trail’s ascent to the peak."  Troop 463 will take this trail December 3 - 4, 2016.

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