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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.

Senior District Executive Kevin Magby is leaving the Atlanta Area Council

Posted on Jan 6 2018 - 5:21pm

Our Senior District Executive Kevin Magby is leaving the Atlanta Area Council to pursue opportunities outside Scouting.

We'll miss Kevin's big smile and his upbeat support and encouragement at our Units and our District events. He made many Silver Comet friends during his time with us.

Attention Troops -- The date and location of our 2018 Silver Comet Spring Camporee have changed

Posted on Dec 16 2017 - 10:48am

For all of our Troops that are planning, or have planned their 2018 Calendar, please note the date of the Silver Comet 2018 Spring Camporee has changed to April 27 to 29, 2018.

Also the location will not be at Woodruff Scout Reservation, but at a nearby "Safe" location in central Cobb County.(Yes, that is a hint. Discovering the actual location may be one of the pre-event activities of the Camporee)!

Please refer to the District website calendar for updates and additional information on the Camporee as it becomes available.

If your Troop, or any of your Adult Leaders would be willing to help out with the Camporee please contact our 2018 Spring Camporee Chair at scdspringcmpree@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

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