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sponsor, also known as the Chartered Organization, plays a very important
role in any Scout troop. The sponsor is granted a charter by the Boy Scouts
of America and "owns" the troop. The troop sponsor approves
and selects the troop committee, the Scoutmaster, assistant Scoutmasters,
and all troop leaders. Troop 465 is sponsored by 465 Alumni Inc. a 501(c)3
non-profit corporation created by alumni of Troop 465 whose mission is
to promote Scouting in the local community.
the Support Troop 465 page to find ways
you can help 465 Alumni Inc. support Troop 465 and it's mission to deliver
the promise of Scouting to our community.
465 Alumni Inc.
Alumni,Inc. Mission Statement
Boy Scout Troop 465, under the leadership of Scoutmaster George Lingefelt,
has, over the past 30 years, achieved a high degree of recognition in
the community as well as in the Atlanta Area Council of The Boy Scouts
of America, of its abilities in the administration of a Boy Scout Troop
the core philosophy employed over the years Troop 465 was derived by
Mr. Lingefelt from The Scoutmasters Handbook, Sixth Edition, 1972, it
is hereby agreed that the philosophies having been used with success
in the operation of Troop 465 over the past 30 years shall be extended
listing of the philosophies as written in The Scoutmaster’s Handbook
as listed above includes :
A good Scoutmaster works from this base: never do anything for a boy
that the boy can do for himself.
A Scoutmaster controls, but does not command. He calls the signals
but is rarely “up front”. A Scoutmaster is more like a coach than
a commander. His work is done before the action takes place. A good
Scoutmaster works himself into the background and the boy leaders
into the foreground. He spends more time training boys than doing
A Scoutmaster’s goal should be that of training future leaders by
giving the opportunity to lead, then molding and guiding that leadership.
an adult member of BSA Troop 465, I affirm a belief in God, I acknowledge
that the scouting movement is non-sectarian and requires a duty to God.
and agree to conduct my life by adhering to the scout oath and law as
all scouts are expected to do.
to conduct the scouting program according to our sponsor's policies
and guidelines as well as those of the Boy Scouts of America.
agree to require that each scout I counsel in rank advancement or merit
badge achievement specifically follow each requirement of the rank or
badge exactly as the requirement are written.
and affirm that as an adult member of Troop 465, my purpose is to help
build character in boys and support my Troop. Therefore I shall set
an example by performing correctly the duties I owe to God, my Country,
my family, my neighbors and myself.
troop sponsor, also known as the Chartered Organization, plays a very
important role in any Scout troop. The sponsor is granted a charter
by the Boy Scouts of America and "owns" the troop. The troop
sponsor approves and selects the troop committee, the Scoutmaster, assistant
Scoutmasters, and all troop leaders. One can see that if there was ever
a divide between the troop sponsor and it's Scout troop, it could spell
1996, Troop 465 avoided such a disaster by becoming sponsored by an
organization created as 465 Alumni, Inc. Prior to that
time, it had been the dream of many "alumni" of Troop 465
to be associated with a troop sponsor that fully understood its history
December 3, 1996, through the efforts of attorney
Turner '73 (an Eagle Scout of Troop 465) and the Board
of Directors, 465 Alumni, Inc. was created as a non-profit
corporation. The mission
statement formed by the charter members of 465 Alumni, Inc.
specifically identifies the methods that
George Lingefelt employed during his
35 years as Scoutmaster of Troop 465.
thereafter, a building was purchased and moved onto three acres that
now belongs to 465 Alumni, Inc. This location serves
as the Scout hut of Troop 465 to this day. Many friends of the Troop
have participated in bringing the Scout hut and grounds to their present
condition. To ensure that the Troop 465 legacy continues, please download
and complete a 465
Alumni Inc. Membership Application.
2009, 465 Alumni, Inc. became classified as a 501(c)3. Due to
that classification, 465 Alumni, Inc. can now accept tax deductible
of 2023, the following totals have been achieved:
- 118 Scouts have
been awarded the Rank of Eagle. This number represents 8.4% of Scouts
ever registered with the troop, well above the national average of
1% to 2%.
- 14 lives have
been documented as having been saved by Troop members.
- 47 local residents
have participated as Assistant Scoutmasters.
- 128 local residents
have participated as Committee Members.
- Registered Adult
participation with Troop 465 is over 900 years!
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