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BSA National Requiring New Authorization for Criminal Background Check

Posted on Oct 12 2019 - 10:42pm

Many, if not all of you, received an email from National BSA and the Council requesting new authorization for criminal background checks. This form must be completed for all adult leaders and turned in with your unit's 2020 recharter packet. Click "read more" for more information about this new procedure and links to the forms that you'll need to complete.

Bring Your Thanksgiving Stuffing Donation to Roundtable this Week

Posted on Oct 5 2019 - 10:22pm

The October Roundtable on Thursday, October 10th is your first opportunity to drop off your unit's contribution to our 2019 Stuff the Turkey Scouting for Food Campaign. Our Order of the Arrow Chapter will be collecting your donation of boxed stuffing as you enter the building for Roundtable. Thanks in advance for helping our district support Cobb Family Resources and local Cobb County families in need. More information about our 2019 Scouting for Food initiative is available at https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1843, including additional contribution drop off events.

Webelos Woods Registration Closes Friday, October 4th

Posted on Sep 28 2019 - 10:45pm

Pack Leaders, make sure your Webelos and AOL Dens are registered for 2019 Webelos Woods! Registration closes at 11:59pm, Friday, October 4th. This is a fantastic opportunity for your Webelos and AOL Dens to get a taste of what it's like to be in a Troop: working together as a patrol, experiencing a camporee-like event, and learning great skills while having fun! All the details and links to registration are available on our event page: https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1827.

Acworth Mother/Son Campout was a Great Success!

Posted on Sep 22 2019 - 12:44am

Last weekend a dedicated group of Silver Comet Scouts and Scouters helped over 80 mothers and their sons set up camp sites and engage in fun outdoor activities at the City of Acworth Annual Mother/Son Campout. What a wonderful, community-focused way to show Scout service and spirit! Thank you to the Scouts and parents of Troop 116: Alex Coogler, Noah Coogler (Second Class Scout), Lauren Schwartz, Luke Schwartz (Tenderfoot Scout), Susan Rodgers, and John Rodgers (Tenderfoot Scout); and the Eagle Scouts and Leaders of Troop 350: Conner Kautz, Evan Kautz, Andrew Helbling, and Gary Roberts. Thank you to Steve Helbling and Jeff Starnes for organizing the district's annual support of this community event. Thank you also to Chris Skibbie, a member of the community who overheard Scout Leaders discussing the event and came out to volunteer.

Turkey Shoot Registration is now open!

Posted on Sep 22 2019 - 12:20am

Registration for the 2019 Turkey Shoot, which will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, at Jim Miller Park in Marietta is now open on Tentaroo. Registration is a two-step process this year, so please make sure you fill out and email the Pack roster to the Turkey Shoot staff and pay your registration through Tentaroo. All the event details, the leader's guide, and links to the roster and Tentaroo registration site are available on our event page: https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1812.

Turkey Shoot Needs Rangemasters

Posted on Sep 14 2019 - 11:15pm

Attention all Cub Leaders and Adult Partners!

As our annual Turkey Shoot event approaches we are again in need of Rangemasters to help us provide enough shooting sports ranges for the hundreds of Cubs we expect to enjoy the day. We are calling on you – the certified Rangemaster – to help with this year’s event. Those who volunteer for the day will get to choose a preferred shooting time for their Pack – first come first served. Those who are able to volunteer even during their Pack’s range time will get preferential treatment…so reply now with your name and time you would like! Click on "read more" for how to sign up or register for Rangemaster training!

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