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District Banquet Registration is Now Open!

Posted on Jan 19 2019 - 5:58pm

The District Banquet will be held in place of our March Roundtable on March 14th, 2019. Registration is a two step process:

1. Until March 6th, registration fees ($7/adult, $5/child) will be collected through Tentaroo: https://www.campwoodruff.org/event/3800/14358/SC---District-Adult-Leader....

Ner Tamid Synagogue SCOUT SHABBAT Friday, February 1 at 7:30pm

Posted on Jan 19 2019 - 1:48pm

Please join us for Congregation Ner Tamid’s annual Scout Shabbat, celebrating Scouts from our congregation and surrounding areas. Invite any scouts that you know who would like to participate. Register by January 25 to rsvp@mynertamid.org or 678-264-8575 with the name of the Scouts and whether Boy or Girl Scouts (different patches for each) to ensure you will get a patch. Arrive in uniform 30 minutes before the service to check in. After the service, there will be a Scout sponsored Oneg.

2018 District Award of Merit Nominations

Posted on Jan 5 2019 - 9:11pm

One of the highlights of the District Banquet on March 14th will be the announcement of the 2018 District Award of Merit recipients. The District Award of Merit is a council award presented by districts in the same manner that the Silver Beaver is a national award presented by councils, and is available to Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level. To nominate a deserving district volunteer, fill out the nomination form (DAOM Form 33720), which you can download from the district website (https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/system/files/DistrictAwardofMerit...).

How to Be Prepared for the Launch of Scouts BSA on February 1st, 2019

Posted on Dec 22 2018 - 11:01pm

In a little over a month, the Boy Scout program will become Scouts BSA, and we will welcome Girl Troops into our Silver Comet family. In addition, the Order of the Arrow will begin conducting elections in Crews. There are lots of great resources to help units manage these exciting additions to the Scouting program. Even if you're not specifically involved with a new Girl Troop or the OA, you'll want to review the latest information so that you'll be able to confidently and correctly answer any questions that might be asked by the families in your unit.

Partial Training Completions for Position Specific Cub Scout and Boy Scouts Courses Will Expire December 31, 2018

Posted on Dec 15 2018 - 11:41pm

Position-specific training courses for Cub Scouts leaders and Boy Scouts (Scouts BSA) leaders are being updated and will be available January 2, 2019. Any progress on current training materials will not carry over to the new learning plan, so plan to complete any in-progress training before December 31, 2018.

"Last Chance" Recharter opportunity at the Dec 13th Roundtable

Posted on Dec 8 2018 - 10:43pm

Our Silver Comet Commissioners will be available at this week's Roundtable to meet with Unit representatives and complete their Unit's recharter for 2019. This will be the last opportunity Unit representatives have to sit down with our Commissioners, work through the details, and complete their Unit recharter for 2019.

Units not ready to complete their recharter by Thursday evening at Roundtable should work with the Program Center staff at the VSC to coordinate and complete their recharter.

Note: Remember your charter expires on 12/31.

For questions or guidance contact recharter@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

Thank you for all you do for your Scouts,

The Silver Comet Commissioners.

Silver Comet District