What kinds of activities is Troop 205 involved in?

Activities that the Scouts have enjoyed during the past year are: multiple camping trips, a canoe trip, a ski trip, BBQ Festival fund raising, working on Merit Badges, and assisting with Eagle Scout projects.

Troop 205 has participated in community service projects by volunteering at organizations in our area such as the Homeless Shelter, Pastor’s Pantry, Lexington Medical Center Foundation, the NC Transportation Museum and, of course, First Presbyterian Church.

Who are Troop 205’s Leaders?

David Welborn and Taylor Hood, members of First Presbyterian Church, are our two long-time Boy Scout Leaders. Other Scout Leaders include: Sims Riggan, Rob Greer, and Andy Perryman.

We are grateful to each of them for their time and dedication both to this program and to the young men who participate in it.

When and where do the Boy Scouts meet?

Troop 205 meets each Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. in the basement of First Presbyterian Church, throughout the school year. First Presbyterian is located at the corner of South Main Street and West Third Avenue in Lexington, NC. The basement can be accessed at the rear of the building through the exterior stairs that lead down to the basement area.

Who is eligible to be a Boy Scout?

Boy Scouting is available to boys age 10.5 years old (sixth grade) to 18 years old. The program achieves the Boy Scouts of America’s objectives of developing character, citizenship, and personal fitness.

How do I become part of the Scouting program at First Presbyterian?

To become a Boy Scout, simply join us at one of our meetings on Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m. in the basement of First Presbyterian Church. You may join us any time during the school year. For additional information, please contact David Welborn at troop205@fpclexnc.com.