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"Last Chance" Recharter Oportunity at the Dec 12th Roundtable

Posted on Dec 8 2019 - 12:29am

Our Silver Comet Commissioners will be available at this week's Roundtable to meet with Unit representatives and complete their Unit's recharter for 2020. If you need help with this process, this is a great opportunity for Unit representatives to sit down with a commissioner one-on-one, work through the details, and complete the Unit recharter for 2020.

Please remember your current charter expires on December 31st, 2019. For questions or guidance, or to make other arrangements for submitting your recharter paperwork, please contact the Recharter team at recharter@silvercometdistrictbsa.org.

Silver Comet 2019 District Banquet - Save the Date

Posted on Dec 8 2019 - 12:27am

The Sixth Annual Silver Comet District Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at McEachern United Methodist Church, 4075 Macland Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127. If you would like to help with planning the banquet, please contact Tracye Kamperman, our Banquet Chair, at banquet@silvercometdistrictbsa.org.

More information will be posted on the District Banquet event page at https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1908 as it becomes available.

Save the Date: 2020 Spring Camporee

Posted on Nov 16 2019 - 11:52pm

The Silver Comet District Spring Camporee will be held Friday, April 24th, through Sunday, April 26th, 2020 at Wildlife Action Inc., on Lake Allatoona, 2075 Kellogg Creek Rd, Acworth, GA 30102.

The theme for the camporee is Scouting Around the World. Troops are encouraged to choose a country to represent, run a game from that country, and participate in the Around the World dutch-oven cook-off. Adults who volunteer to staff games or provide other camporee assistance will be the cook off judges.

Registration will open in January. Watch the camporee event page for updates: https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1858.

Save the Date: Cub Scout Day and Twilight Camps 2020

Posted on Nov 16 2019 - 11:34pm

Silver Comet District is excited to announce the 2020 dates for Cub Scout Day Camp and Cub Scout Twilight Camp:

Day Camp will be held June 1st-5th, 2020 at Kennesaw United Methodist Church. Twilight Camp will be held July 13th-17th, 2020, at Bethany United Methodist Church. Additional information for both camps, which will be dinosaur themed, will be available on the district website early in the new year!

Silver Comet District 2019 Annual Business Meeting Election Results

Posted on Nov 10 2019 - 12:54am

At the Silver Comet District Annual Business Meeting held on November 7th, 2019, the eligible voters present elected the following slate of District Officers for 2020:

District Chair: Cathie McCabe
District Vice Chairs: John Keiler, Clint Pope, Alan Stensland

The Nominating Committee's recommendation for District Commissioner, to be appointed by Atlanta Area Council: Hank Blake

The elected 2020 District Members at Large are posted here on the District Committee web page.

Thank You to the 2019 Nominating Committee for their dedication to providing Silver Comet with a great leadership team for the coming year, and thank you to all of the elected Officers, Members at Large, and our District Commissioner for accepting the call to serve our Silver Comet Scouts and their Units.

Over 400 Cub Scouts and Their Families Attended Turkey Shoot 2019

Posted on Nov 10 2019 - 12:47am

22 Packs brought over 400 Cub Scouts and their families to Jim Miller Park for the annual Turkey Shoot. Everyone enjoyed the climbing wall, crafts, field games, and shooting sports, especially the lucky Scouts who won a turkey for their family!

The District Committee would like to express our thanks to Steve Helbling, RJ Kolencik, and Jeff Starnes for organizing this fantastic event. Thanks also to BSA Troops 2096 and 520, both of County Line United Methodist Church, for donating their time as cooks, game support, range assistants, event setup, and event take-down. Thank you to Anthony Gaito for being the Turkey Shoot Health & Safety Officer and special thanks to Brian, Doug, John and Tim for setting up the field.

This event would not be possible without the dedicated volunteers who served as Rangemasters: Clint Hauser, Brian Huang, Zach Hulet, Mike Kozar, Ed Mahan, Douglas Sanders, Adam Stensland, Sharla and Chuck Stewart, and Tim Szepkowski. Thank you Rangemasters!

Thank You All for making the Turkey Shoot a safe, fun, and memorable day for our Silver Comet Cubs and their Families.

Silver Comet District