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2018 Silver Comet District Awards Banquet

Posted on Jan 19 2018 - 4:47pm

The Fourth Annual Silver Comet District Awards Banquet will be held MARCH 8th, 2018 at the AAC Volunteer Service Center, 1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE Atlanta, GA 30339.
This is an opportunity for our District to come together and thank all of the Unit and District Leaders and Volunteers that have helped make 2017 a year of Scouting to be proud of in the Silver Comet District. Don't miss this opportunity to honor all of our SCD Adult volunteers, especially our Unit leaders, "Conductor" honorees, and District Award of Merit recipients, and to celebrate the camaraderie of scouting!

We will gather at 6:30pm and the program will start at 7:00pm.

All registration will be done through Doubleknot. click here to go to registration.

This year's Banquet will be a Pot Luck Dinner followed by the program with awards and door prizes. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. The entrée (ham and chicken) and beverages will be provided. To indicate what side dish or dessert you are bringing, please fill out our Sign Up Genius.

For cost, submitting your 2017 Scouting photos, and any questions, please click on "read more"

Silver Comet District Conductor Award

Posted on Jan 17 2018 - 5:35pm

The Silver Comet “Conductor” Award is for any Adult in your unit that you feel deserves recognition for service to scouting that goes “above and beyond”.
They might be the assistant Leader that is always there when help is needed, the Committee Member that somehow keeps the accounts straight, or maybe that Parent that keeps everything organized and moving forward. They do not have to be a registered Scouter.

The Conductor Award is presented at our District Banquet.

Nominations should be submitted on the Silver Comet Conductor Award nomination form by March 1st, 2018 to our Conductor Award coordinator Clint Pope at: conductor@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

Or Mail to: Clint Pope, 2856 Summit Ridge Dr., Marietta, GA 30066

One nomination per 25 registered youth in your Unit.
(1-25 registered Youth=1 nomination, 26-50=2 nominations, 51-75=3 nominations, etc.)

Silver Comet Cub Day Camp 2018

Posted on Jan 13 2018 - 6:11pm

As in past years, Silver Comet District is hosting two Cub Day Camps in 2018.

SCD Cub Day Camp at Kennesaw United Methodist Church in Kennesaw will be held from June 4th through June 8th, 2018. As information and details become available they will be posted on the Day Camp - Kennesaw UMC web page at: https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1609

SCD Cub Day Camp at Bethany United Methodist Church in Smyrna will be held from June 11th through June15th, 2018. As information and details become available they will be posted on the Day Camp - Bethany UMC web page at:https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1610

Scout Sunday / Scout Sabbath 2018

Posted on Jan 13 2018 - 10:42am

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting.

For Scout Sunday/Scout Sabbath the Atlanta Area Council can provide a worship folder insert, customizable for each unit. Please use this link to order, and for more information http://www.atlantabsa.org/resources/duty-to-god/58621

For questions please contact John Lyon at:religiousrelations@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

2017 District Award of Merit Nominations

Posted on Jan 6 2018 - 5:24pm

Each year the District Committee Chair appoints a temporary Committee of prior District Award of Merit (DAOM) recipients to accept and review nominations for the District Award of Merit for the past District Year. The selection committee considers the Nominees and makes recommendations to the Scout Executive.

General information, requirements and eligibility, and procedures for the Award are explained on the
Nomination for the District Award of Merit” form 33720.

A list of Silver Comet Scouters that have received this award can be found at this link: https://silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1360

Click on “read more” for information on submitting a nomination for the Silver Comet 2017 DAOM.

2018 Camp Cards are ready to go!

Posted on Jan 6 2018 - 5:22pm

2018 Camp Cards are ready! Please sign your Unit up to sell Camp Cards, then attend a Camp Card Kickoff at the Volunteer Service Center on January 31 from 6 to 8 pm, or February 3, from 9 to 11 am to receive your your first batch of cards and learn more about the sale.

To Sign Up, and learn all about this year's Camp Card promotion go to the AAC Camp Card information page.

For questions, advice, or guidance email our Silver Comet Camp Card Chair Rick Gough.

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