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Duty to God Roundtable, Thursday, July 29th 7:00pm

Posted on Jul 22 2021 - 8:41pm

The Atlanta Area Council is hosting a Duty to God Roundtable on Thursday, July 29th, at 7:00pm. Faith-based Chartered Organization Representatives, Scout leaders, and clergy are invited to share ideas about building faith into Scout programs. This will be a virtual meeting, and the meeting credentials will be sent after registration is completed. To register, click the "register here" link at the bottom of this web page: https://www.atlantabsa.org/content/94180/Duty-to-God-Roundtable.

We Still Need Volunteers for the Cub Adventure Trail Event!

Posted on Jul 22 2021 - 8:33pm

The District Program Committee is still looking for a few adults and older scouts to help out with our inaugural Cub Adventure Trail event. We expect the event to take place on Saturday morning, August 14th, at Green Meadow Preserve in Marietta (3780 Dallas Hwy, Marietta, GA 30064) but we have arranged a rain date of August 21st with the park. We still need adults to man a few activity stations, and older scouts to act as trail guides to shepherd small groups of Cubs and their parents along the Cub Adventure Trail. Scout volunteers will earn service hours! We are also in need of a few pop-up canopies to provide shelter to our station volunteers, and portable tables for the stations. If your unit or scouts are interested in helping in any way, please contact our Program Chair, Sharla Stewart, at progchair@silvercometdistrictbsa.org. Thanks in advance for helping to make this a fun event for our Cub Scout families!

Fall Recruitment Kickoff

Posted on Jul 17 2021 - 9:40pm

Our DEs are sponsoring a Fall Recruitment Kickoff event on Thursday, July 29th, at 6pm, at the Volunteer Service Center (1800 Circle 75 Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339). Traditionally, Fall Recruitment events focus on Pack recruitment, but this year, all units are invited (there will be pizza and prizes!!). To RSVP for the event, please email Claude Gatlin at claude.gatlin@scouting.org.

Register Now For The 2021 Cub Adventure Trail

Posted on Jul 2 2021 - 10:58pm

Join us for our first Cub Adventure Trail at Green Meadows Preserve, 3780 Dallas Highway Marietta, GA 30064, on Saturday, August 14th at 9am. The 2021 Cub Scout Adventure Trail will focus on ranks completing Adventure Requirements while also completing their hiking requirements at the same time.

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".

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