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2016 Silver Comet District Award of Merit Recipients

Posted on Mar 11 2017 - 10:23am

At our Annual Silver Comet District Awards Banquet on Thursday March 9th, 3 of our most dedicated and deserving Scouters were honored with the District Award of Merit.

Mark Gruner, Cathie McCabe, and Pamela Saunders were recognized for their many years of outstanding service to the Scouts and Scouters in their Units, in our District, and in our Council. The time, experience, and expertise they have so generously devoted to Scouting have exemplified Scout Spirit and "made a difference" in the lives of our Scouts.

Congratulations to Mark, Cathie and Pamela, and Thank You from all of us for your outstanding contributions to Scouting and to our Silver Comet Scouts.

Silver Comet Outdoor Leader Training May 5 - 7

Posted on Mar 11 2017 - 10:21am

Silver Comet Outdoor Leader Training is coming up at the beginning of May at Hollydale UMC. This is for all Cub Leaders and Troop Leaders so please pass this on to all of the Leaders in your Unit.

ITOLS for Troop Leaders is Saturday May 6th, 8 am, to Sunday May 7th at 12pm. Cost is $25 and includes Saturday dinner and all course materials.

BALOO for Cub Leaders will be Saturday, May 6th, 8am - 4pm. Cost is $10 and includes lunch.

OWLS for Webelos Leaders will be Saturday May 6th 8am - 10pm. Cost is $15 and includes lunch and dinner.

Click on “read more” for additional details, information, and registration links.

Chris Schornak Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship

Posted on Feb 25 2017 - 7:14pm

Applications are being accepted for the 4th annual award of the Chris Schornak Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship.

Applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2017, and the award will again be presented at the Annual Memorial Day Flag Placement Ceremony at the Marietta National Cemetery on May 27, 2017.

Click on "read more" for details and to download the application.

Silver Comet Spring Camporee April 21 – 23

Posted on Feb 18 2017 - 11:15pm

Silver Comet Troop Leaders and PLCs, start planning now to get your Scouts and Leaders to our Silver Comet Spring Camporee and find out what happens “WHEN PIGS FLY”!
Location is right here in Cobb County, and if you can arrive Friday by 7:30 PM you’ll get to set up in daylight!

Event details,registration link and the Leader Guide are available on our 2017 Spring Camporee webpage.

For questions contact the Spring Camporee Chair Steve Helbling at: scdspringcmpree@silvercometdistrictbsa.org

Silver Comet Cub Day Camp North (Kennesaw) June 5 - 9

Posted on Jan 21 2017 - 10:26pm

Silver Comet Cub Day Camp North (Kennesaw) will be held Monday, June 5 through Friday, June 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Kennesaw United Methodist Church, 1801 Ben King Road, Kennesaw, GA.
Registration is by Packs, and those with Scouts and / or Adults wishing to attend should go to the Silver Comet Cub Day Camp North page for the Information Letter and all registration forms including Tiger, Den Chief, Sibling, and Teen Apprentice forms.

Make sure you register your Cub Scouts and Adults for fun, excitement, and learning at our “Creepy Crawley” Cub Day Camp North.

Silver Comet Cub Day Camp South information will be available soon.

A Reminder that all Boy Scouts start using the “new” Boy Scout requirements Jan 1, 2017.

Posted on Dec 17 2016 - 3:54pm

Is there a deadline for using the “old” requirements?

Yes. Dec. 31, 2016, is the last day to sign off on requirements using the old requirements.

So what if a youth is partially done with a rank on Dec. 31, 2016?

He would not need to “start over” and repeat all of the requirements for that rank. He must only complete new requirements and any new elements of requirements.
If the wording of a completed rank requirement has not changed and that requirement was signed off on or prior to Dec. 31, 2016, the approval should be transferred to the corresponding new requirements.

For Tenderfoot through First Class ranks, this may include approvals that were previously listed in a different rank.

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