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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”.

2016 Silver Comet District Conductor Awards

Posted on Mar 17 2017 - 11:02pm

Each year at our Annual Awards Banquet the Silver Comet District recognizes those individuals nominated by their Unit as having gone “Above and Beyond” to provide the best Scouting experience to the Youth in their Pack, Troop, Crew, or Team.

These individuals are presented with the unique Silver Comet District Conductor’s Award Pin and a certificate of appreciation from all of us in the Silver Comet District. Whenever you see one of our “Conductors” please thank them for their dedication to Scouting and to the Youth we serve.

On behalf of the Silver Comet District Committee, our Commissioner Corps, your fellow Scouters, and especially our Scouts,
Congratulations and Thank You to all of our “Conductors”

Those Special individuals selected by their Units for 2016 are listed at “read more”.

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 District