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Silver Comet Fall Indoor Leader Training is Saturday September 9th

Posted on Jun 24 2017 - 10:55am

Silver Comet District Fall Indoor Leader training is Saturday, September 9th, at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church. Training includes all Cub Leader Positions, Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster, Den Chief, and Merit Badge Counselor Training. More information and registration can be found on our District website.

All units with 100% trained Leaders are eligible for a streamer to show off on their unit flag! Silver Comet has one Unit that is 100% Trained, and many more that only need a few of their Leaders trained to reach that special status. To find out who needs what Training in your Unit, any of your Unit Key 3 can log onto their my.scouting “Key 3 Tools” Training Manager and see that information.

If you have questions about your Unit's training or using the Unit Key 3 Tools, don't hesitate to contact the Silver Comet Training Chair!

Bob Griffin is the new Silver Comet Membership Committee Chair

Posted on Jun 3 2017 - 12:19pm

Bob Griffin is our new District Membership Committee Chair, and looks forward to continuing the outstanding Membership program and events established over the last 4 years by our retiring Chair, Pamela Saunders. Bob has considerable background and experience on the District Membership Committee, and has been working alongside Pamela over the past 2 years to ensure the smooth transition of all of our District Membership Committee functions and events.
Pamela will continue to support the Membership Committee and will remain active at the District level.

Thank You Pamela for guiding Silver Comet’s Membership program so successfully, and Thank You Bob for offering your time, talents, and dedication to making sure the Youth in our District will have the opportunity to join and remain engaged in the Scouting experience.
Contact Bob with questions or suggestions at membershipchair@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

Supporting Bob is our new Fall Recruiting Chair Leah Briick. Leah is the Committee Chair for Pack 611 and is an experienced Cub Scout recruiter. Thank You Leah for stepping up to keep our Packs growing and thriving.
Contact Leah at recruiting@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

Register Now for Silver Comet Cub Day Camp South

Posted on May 12 2017 - 10:08am

Silver Comet Cub Day Camp South will be held from June 26 to 30 at Bethany United Methodist Church. Packs and Families with Scouts and / or Adults wishing to attend, and Troops with Boy Scouts willing to assist as Den Chiefs should go to the Silver Comet Cub Day Camp South webpage at this link http://silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1301 for Camp details, registration forms, and the online payment link.

Great Attendance at Silver Comet Spring Outdoor Training

Posted on May 12 2017 - 10:05am

Silver Comet District had 21 Leaders from different Packs, Troops and Crews attend outdoor training the weekend of May 7th and 8th. Congratulations to the 9 Leaders that completed all of their Leader Specific and ITOLS training and earned the trained patch!

“Thank You” to all the Scouters that attended, and a special “Thank You” to all of the Staff that volunteered their weekend to make sure our Scouts have Trained Leaders.

We will be listing dates very soon for upcoming fall indoor and outdoor training. All leaders completing their basic leader training will be eligible for a trained patch! Basic Cub Leader training includes YPT and position specific. Troop, Crew and Team Leaders need YPT, Leader Specific and ITOLS.

BSA Tour And Activity Plan Terminated

Posted on Apr 8 2017 - 3:13pm

On April 1, the Tour and Activity Plan was turned off and is no longer required for any Scouting Events. Your unit will still be covered by General Liability and Accident & Sickness Insurance when participating in Scouting Activities that are conducted in accordance with Scouting’s safety guidelines found in the Guide to Safe Scouting. While the Tour Plan form is going away, planning ahead for your tour, outing, or activity is paramount to ensuring a safe and quality program for your Scouts.

Click Here to Learn More Information about the Tour and Activity Plan Termination

Scoutmaster/Asst. SM Indoor Training Course, Troop Committee Chair / Member, and Merit Badge Counselor Training now online

Posted on Apr 8 2017 - 3:12pm

Online Training Courses for SM/ASM, Troop Committee, and Merit Badge Counselor have been added to the my.scouting.org Training website. To access those courses on your individual training page, log on to my.scouting.org with your username and password, click on "My Dashboard”, "Training Center”, and “Boy Scouting and Varsity”.

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