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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).

RSVP for the Silver Comet Ice Cream Social

Posted on May 29 2021 - 10:07pm

On Thursday, June 10th, the District Committee will host an Ice Cream Social to celebrate the accomplishments of our units in 2020. We'll give out JTE ribbons, celebrate our unit-nominated Conductor Award recipients, and announce the District Award of Merit recipients for 2020. For planning purposes, it would be really helpful if the Unit Leader or Committee Chair could RSVP on behalf of their unit. There is no cost to attend the event, but in order for us to have enough ice cream and toppings, 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

We hope your unit will make every effort to attend and join in the celebration, and thanks in advance for your RSVP!

Save the Date - Cub Scout Adventure Trail, Saturday, August 14th

Posted on May 29 2021 - 10:06pm

The Silver Comet District is proud to announce a new event aimed at getting Cub Scouts out in nature while working on rank advancement. Join us on Saturday, August 14th, from 9-11:30am, at Green Meadows Preserve in Marietta for our Cub Scout Adventure Trail! We will have rank-specific activities for all Cub Scout ranks. As more information becomes available, it will be posted on the event page: https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/2045.

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