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Last Chance to Register Cub Scouts to attend the O/A Trailblazer Camp this coming weekend Sept 30 - Oct 2

Posted on Sep 26 2016 - 5:25pm

Cub Scouts, the members of the Order of the Arrow invite you and your family to attend an exciting and fun filled weekend at Bert Adams Scout Camp including BBs, archery, and more. Learn Native American History and join us in the dance ring. Go fishing! Bring your best skits and join us for a campfire Saturday evening. Come get a taste of what it's like to be a Boy Scout! Lunch can be purchased in advance when you register!
Come as a Pack or as a family.
Sibilings are welcome to join in all of the fun activities!

Cost: $15 per youth, $3 per adult.
Registration is by Pack.

Register here http://www.atlantabsa.org/event/1931510 by September 29, 2016.

2016 Trailblazer Adventure Camp Cub Scout Leader's Guide is here!

Silver Comet Fall Camporee Oct 21 – 23 Leader Guide Now Available

Posted on Sep 24 2016 - 5:43pm

Our 2016 Silver Comet Fall Camporee we will be held at the YMCA Soccer field complex on Cedarcrest Rd.

CHALLENGE OF THE RINGS emphasizes leadership and teamwork so bring your Patrols to this nearby location and enjoy a great weekend of Games and Camping.

Early registration discount ends September 30. Last Day to register is October 21.

For the Detailed Leader Guide and the link to registration go to our Fall Camporee page

Silver Comet WEBELOS WOODS at Woodruff OCT 14 - 16

Posted on Sep 24 2016 - 5:38pm

Cubmasters and Webelos Leaders, be sure to take advantage of beautiful North Georgia in the Fall and bring your WEBELOS to Woodruff Scout Reservation in October for the Silver Comet Webelos Woods “Pentathlon”.

With great camping, games, the big Saturday campfire, and fun for all, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And the Webelos can see what they have to look forward to as Boy Scouts attending Summer Camps at Woodruff.

Details and registration are at this link:Webelos Woods 2016
Last day to Register is October 7th.

“Stuff the Turkey” – the 2016 Silver Comet District “Scouting for Food” project.

Posted on Sep 17 2016 - 4:52pm

“Stuff the Turkey” – This will be the theme for our 2016 Silver Comet District “Scouting for Food” project. We will be partnering with The Center for Family Resources (CFR) and their annual “Thanks for Giving” event. Our District challenge is to donate 1400 boxes of dressing to be used in preparing Thanksgiving Dinner for 1400 qualified Cobb County families. Our efforts will coincide with our annual Turkey Shoot on November 5 at Jim Miller Park. CFR representatives will be set up to receive boxes of dressing during the Turkey Shoot.

Another opportunity to participate in our “Early Kick-Off” will be to bring boxes of dressing to our Round Table on October 13.

Please check the Center for Family Resources website for other volunteer opportunities in their “Thanks for Giving” event including volunteer participation on the Food distribution days.

Also visit 2016 Atlanta Area Council Scouting for Food for resources and Patches.

While our cub scouts are aiming for their targets at the Turkey Shoot, help our district to hit our target of 1400 boxes of dressing as we “Stuff the Turkey”.

Silver Comet District Recharter for 2017

Posted on Sep 9 2016 - 4:32pm

Unit Recharter for the upcoming year is just about to kickoff, and we would like to share some very important updates on the process that will be unique for this round of recharters.
First, Silver comet District is moving in steps from the current charter year expiration at the end of January 2017, to a Calendar year charter for 2018.
This change will begin with this year’s recharter applying for only 11 months, February 2017 through the end of December 2017.
In order to complete this recharter process on time and without undue stress and frustration please note the following points.
PICK UP RECHARTER PACKETS at October 13th Roundtable: Every Unit must send a representative to the October Roundtable to meet briefly with the Commissioners and pick up and sign for their Recharter packet. Questions about Recharter Packet pickup can be directed to: recharter@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

Click On read more for additional important information on recharter Days and signup.

Nominations for the 2017 Silver Comet District Committee

Posted on Sep 9 2016 - 4:30pm

The District Nominating Committee is responsible for identifying candidates qualified and willing to serve as District Chairman, District Commissioner, and District Vice Chairman.
The Committee also identifies Scouters qualified and willing to serve as District Members-at-Large who will contribute to the many aspects of District Scouting including Finance, Membership, and all of the Program areas and Operating Committees.
It takes dedicated leadership to provide the excellent Scouting programs that are offered to our youth,and Silver Comet has many motivated and capable volunteers that would make ideal candidates to serve the District but we may not know who they are. Please help us by submitting their names for nomination.

Click on read more for details on Submitting Nominations, Selection of Individuals to Fill the District Positions, and Election of District Officers and Members.

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