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Fall Recruiting Training for Packs

Posted on Jun 20 2021 - 12:42am

Fall Recruitment Training is this week, Wednesday, June 23rd at 6:30 PM, at the Volunteer Service Center, 1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 30349. This will be an in-person event, and the goal is to have one person from each Silver Comet Pack in attendance.

For planning purposes, please use this form to RSVP: https://forms.atlantabsa.org/view.php?id=7252782. If your unit is unable to attend, or if you have questions, contact one of our District Executives: Claude Gatlin (claude.gatlin@scouting.org) or David Hood (david.hood@scouting.org).

2020 Silver Comet Conductor Award Recipients

Posted on Jun 20 2021 - 12:29am

At our District Ice Cream Social on June 10th, the Silver Comet District recognized individuals who go above and beyond to help deliver the promise of Scouting to the youth in their Pack, Troop, or Crew.

These individuals, who were nominated by their unit, received a certificate of appreciation and a Silver Comet Conductor's Award pin to mark their service. On behalf of the Silver Comet District Committee, our Commissioner Corps, your fellow Scouters, and especially our Scouts, congratulations and thank you to our 2020 Conductors!

To see the full list of 2020 Conductor Award Recipients, click on "read more".

Ice Cream Social Report

Posted on Jun 12 2021 - 9:51pm

A hearty number of Scouters came out last Thursday for our District Ice Cream Social! It was a very busy evening - we celebrated the families and Cubs who participated in our first ever Virtual Pinewood Derby, we gave out Journey to Excellence Awards, Silver Comet Conductor Awards, and three prestigious District Awards of Merit!

The District would like to thank Huddle House for its generous donation of all the ice cream and toppings, and Sharla Stewart and Jayme Smith for all their hard work in prepping all the toppings! Thank you to Clint Pope who coordinated the Conductor Awards. The District would also like to thank our hard-working Field Director, George Snipes, and District Executives, Claude Gatlin and David Hood, who prepared all the JTE ribbons and the District Award of Merit plaques, certificates, and knots.

Our 2020 District Award of Merit recipients are Tracye Kamperman, Sharla Stewart, and Lindsey Nolan. Be sure to congratulate these hard working volunteers the next time you see them, they have all gone above and beyond in their service to the Scouts and Scouters of Silver Comet!

2021 Membership Fee Overview

Posted on Jun 12 2021 - 9:30pm

Starting August 1, the membership fee for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scouting participants will be $72, a $6 increase from the $66 fee enacted last August. The fee for Exploring participants will be $45, up from $42. Fees for all adult volunteers will be $45, up from $42, which includes the cost of a background check. The unit charter fee will stay at $75. For additional details, click "read more".

Last Chance to RSVP for the District Ice Cream Social!

Posted on Jun 5 2021 - 11:54pm

Please remember to RSVP for the District Ice Cream Social which is this Thursday, June 10th, at 7pm. Details for the event can be found on the event page: https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/2037. To RSVP, please send an email to the District Chair (districtchair@silvercometdistrict1.mytroop.us) with the following information:

Unit Type (Pack, Troop, Crew, Post)
Unit Number
Number of adult leaders who plan to attend

See you Thursday!

It's Time to Register Your Unit for the Annual Popcorn Sale

Posted on Jun 5 2021 - 11:45pm

Popcorn season is just around the corner! Unit registration is now available on the Trails End website at https://www.trails-end.com/leader. The Atlanta Area Council has a Popcorn Sale resource page at https://www.atlantabsa.org/popcorn. As resources for this year's sale become available, they will be posted there. For additional questions or assistance with getting your unit ready to participate, contact our friendly District Executives: Claude Gatlin (claude.gatlin@scouting.org) and David Hood (david.hood@scouting.org).

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