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Silver Comet Fall Camporee - Woodruff - October 27 - 29

Posted on Aug 12 2017 - 12:24pm

The Silver Comet Boy Scout Fall Camporee is coming October 27-29, 2017.

“Be prepared” to defend the Galaxy during our “Scouts of the Galaxy” themed Camporee. The only way to defend the Galaxy is with teamwork. Activities will include team building games and competitions using scout skills, out of the box thinking, and TEAMWORK.

Saving the Galaxy is cause for celebration and the Saturday night campfire will include songs, skits and awards.
Will the Galaxy be saved? You’ll only know if you go to the Silver Comet Fall Camporee!

For Details, the Leader Guide, and to register go to our 2017 Fall Camporee webpage.

Save the Date for Silver Comet Recharter Day - Saturday, November 4th

Posted on Aug 5 2017 - 5:14pm

Recharter Day 2017 will coincide with this year's Turkey Shoot on November 4th at the Stout Property on Brownsville Road. Many of our Troops will remember this location from past Camporees.
Remember that the recharter process and the deadline for Silver Comet Units has moved forward to match the calendar year.

Additional details of this year's recharter process will be announced at the August Roundtable so be sure to send someone from your unit to get the latest information.

Let's go for 100% on time recharters in the Silver Comet District!

Silver Comet 2017 Webelos Woods October 13 - 15

Posted on Jul 29 2017 - 1:35pm

Cubmasters, Webelos Leaders,take advantage of beautiful North Georgia in the Fall and bring your WEBELOS to Woodruff Scout Reservation in October for the Silver Comet Webelos Woods. With great camping, games, a big Saturday campfire, and fun for all, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
And, the Webelos can see what they have to look forward to as Boy Scouts attending Summer Camps at Woodruff.

For more information, questions, or to volunteer to help go to our 2017 Webelos Woods event page which also has the registration and payment link.

Silver Comet Fall Outdoor Leader Training

Posted on Jul 22 2017 - 11:44am

Silver Comet Outdoor Leader Training is coming! This is for all Cub Leaders and Troop Leaders so please pass this on to all of the Adults in your Unit that need to be trained for their position. Online registration is open now. The Scouts in your units deserve trained Leaders!

BALOO for Cub Leaders will be Saturday, September 30th , 8am - 4pm. Cost is $10 and includes lunch. Come learn the basics about camping with your cubbies and also some fun outdoor games and hiking ideas!

OWLS for Webelos Leaders will be Saturday October 7th, 8am - 10pm. Cost is $15 and includes lunch and dinner. This is for all Webelos leaders who want to camp as a patrol with their scouts. You will learn new skills that your age groups can begin working on and also have some fun with the new adventures!

ITOLS for all Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters is Saturday October 7th, 8 am, until Sunday October 8th, finishing approximately 12 to 1pm. Cost is $15 and includes Saturday lunch and all course materials. Learn skills your scouts will need for rank advancement like the patrol method, selecting a campsite and setting up, cooking, and cleaning up as a patrol. Come set up an ax yard, orient a map, and have a fun campfire program Saturday night.
Register for and attend the Special Session-Troop Leader Indoor Training and you can be “Trained” in a weekend.

Special Session-Troop Leader Indoor Training (aka SALT, BSLST, or SM/ASM Specific) for all Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters is Friday October 6th, 7:30 pm until 10 pm. There is no charge for this Training, and you’ll be on site for the ITOLS course which starts at 8:00 Saturday morning. You can be “Trained” in a weekend.

More than 340 Cub Scouts Attend Silver Comet Day Camps

Posted on Jul 15 2017 - 7:51pm

Our June 2017 Silver Comet Day Camps at Kennesaw United Methodist Church and Bethany United Methodist Church saw over 340 Cub Scouts spend a "Creepy Crawly" week of excitement, fun, learning, and exercise as they tackled a full program of activities and events and formed their own "Bug Squad".
More than 40 Siblings,130 Boy Scout and Venturer Den Chiefs, and 25 Teen Assistants (Girl Scouts and older Sisters) were right there with the Cub Scouts helping with every part of the week’s program and sharing in the fun.

And, of course, guiding the whole show and watching over all of the Youth were more than 200 Adults who so generously gave their time and focused their thoughts on the safety of all of the Youth and the quality and success of every activity and event throughout the week.

A standing Round of applause goes to all of the Adult Volunteers, and we especially recognize our Camp Directors and Leaders who spent many months preparing this fantastic experience for our Silver Comet Cub Scouts and their Families.
On behalf of the Silver Comet District, “Thank You” to our Camp Directors Dalia Wyman, Clint Pope, and Lindsey Nolan, our Program Directors Jennifer Kane and Torie Shores, and our Admin/Registrars Addie Outlaw and Cathie McCabe, and many, many others for two great weeks of Cub Scout Day Camp.
And let's not forget our District Executives Kevin and Drew who provided their support throughout the planning stages, then donned their tshirts and joined in the fun.

Silver Comet Cub Leader Outdoor (BALOO) Training September 30, 2017

Posted on Jul 15 2017 - 2:53pm

Do you want to lead your Cub Scouts into the great outdoors and spend a night or two camping?
Then you'll need to be BALOO Trained, and the Silver Comet Trainers are ready and waiting to make sure you get the information you'll need for a safe and fun-filled outdoor adventure for your Pack.

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