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2020 Silver Comet District Conductor Award Nominations

Posted on Feb 7 2021 - 1:23am

The Silver Comet District Conductor Award is for any adult in your unit that you feel deserves recognition for service to scouting that goes “above and beyond”. They might be the Assistant Leader that is always there when help is needed, the Committee Member that somehow keeps the accounts straight, or maybe that parent that keeps everything organized and moving forward. They do not have to be a registered Scouter to be nominated for this award.

Nominations should be submitted on the Silver Comet Conductor Award nomination form by March 13th, 2021 to our Conductor Award Coordinator, Clint Pope, at: conductor@silvercometdistrictbsa.org.

Or mail to: Clint Pope, 2856 Summit Ridge Dr., Marietta, GA 30066.

One nomination per 25 registered youth in your Unit.

(1-25 registered Youth=1 nomination, 26-50=2 nominations, 51-75=3 nominations, etc.)

The list of previous honorees is available here at the bottom of the page.

2020 University of Scouting will be at Life University in Cobb County

Posted on Jan 26 2020 - 12:37am

Need Training? The Atlanta Area Council's University of Scouting is THE place to be! This year's event will take place Saturday, February 29th at Life University.

2021 Chris Schornak Eagle Scout Memorial Scholarship

Posted on Mar 13 2021 - 11:34pm

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Chris Schornak Eagle Scout Memorial Scholarship.

Applications are due May 1st, 2021, and the award will be presented later in the year, at a time and place to be determined. Click on "read more" for details and to download the application.

2021 Membership Fee Overview

Posted on Jun 12 2021 - 9:30pm

Starting August 1, the membership fee for Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scouting participants will be $72, a $6 increase from the $66 fee enacted last August. The fee for Exploring participants will be $45, up from $42. Fees for all adult volunteers will be $45, up from $42, which includes the cost of a background check. The unit charter fee will stay at $75. For additional details, click "read more".

AAC Around the Campfire with Dr. Randy Rizor

Posted on Apr 3 2021 - 11:40pm

The Atlanta Area Council has a special, virtual campfire planned for Wednesday, May 12th, at 8pm. Join Dr. Randy Rizor for an inspirational message for all Scouting volunteers, but especially for our unit leaders: Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Advisors, and Skippers. To register, click on the "register here" link at the bottom of this page: https://www.atlantabsa.org/rizorcampfire.

Here's the invitation from Dr. Rizor:

Cubmasters and Scoutmasters,

I have a story to share with you. It begins around a campfire - on a little island in a harbor in England - over 100 years ago. Its chapters are still being written, and you are one of the authors. Its message remains powerful. I do not know when it will end, and yet I know what the final chapter will say!

The Atlanta Area Council has a special campfire planned on May 12 at 8:00 pm. I hope you can join me around the fire via zoom so that I can tell you more of the story and thank you for the important role you play in it. If you cannot join me, please extend the invitation to another leader in your unit that can.

Best regards,

Dr. Randy Rizor

AAC Duty to God Encampment

Sep 23 2016 - 6:00pm
Sep 25 2016 - 12:00pm
Bert Adams Scout Camp, 218 Scout Road, Covington, GA 30016, US

AAC Golden Eagle Lunch-In

Dec 11 2020 - 12:00pm
Dec 11 2020 - 1:00pm
Virtual Event

AAC University of Scouting

Jan 14 2017 - 8:00am
Jan 14 2017 - 3:30pm
Life University - 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Ga. 30060

Acworth Mother/Son Campout was a Great Success!

Posted on Sep 22 2019 - 12:44am

Last weekend a dedicated group of Silver Comet Scouts and Scouters helped over 80 mothers and their sons set up camp sites and engage in fun outdoor activities at the City of Acworth Annual Mother/Son Campout. What a wonderful, community-focused way to show Scout service and spirit! Thank you to the Scouts and parents of Troop 116: Alex Coogler, Noah Coogler (Second Class Scout), Lauren Schwartz, Luke Schwartz (Tenderfoot Scout), Susan Rodgers, and John Rodgers (Tenderfoot Scout); and the Eagle Scouts and Leaders of Troop 350: Conner Kautz, Evan Kautz, Andrew Helbling, and Gary Roberts. Thank you to Steve Helbling and Jeff Starnes for organizing the district's annual support of this community event. Thank you also to Chris Skibbie, a member of the community who overheard Scout Leaders discussing the event and came out to volunteer.

Add Your Unit’s Pictures to the Banquet Slide Show

Posted on Mar 4 2020 - 12:33pm

We’d like to invite your unit to submit photos for the District Banquet slide show. Upload your pictures here:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/j9XXBMCmDSh8wTYm7 or bring your pictures on a flash drive to the District Committee Meeting, Thursday, March 5th, 7pm at the First Church of the Nazarene on Dallas Highway.