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Advancement During COVID-19

Posted on Mar 28 2020 - 11:12pm

During this unprecedented interruption to Scouting nationwide, the BSA has released guidance on advancement during COVID-19. Bryan Wendell's Bryan on Scouting blog has all the detail here: https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2020/03/25/advancement-during-covid-19-official-details-about-eagle-extensions-and-more/ or you can read the Questions and Answers about Advancement on the district's COVID-19 Update page: https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1933.

American Legion Post 294 Still Has Lots of Flags!

Posted on Mar 6 2021 - 8:42pm

American Legion Post 294 in Powder Springs still has a LOT of American flags that need retiring! If your unit is interested in helping to give these flags a proper send-off, please contact Elden Morris, at 770-713-4403.

Annual Business Meeting and District Committee Meeting

Nov 1 2018 - 7:00pm
Nov 1 2018 - 9:00pm
First Church of the Nazarene 4341 Dallas Highway SW, Marietta GA 30064

Atlanta Area Council Launches Scouting On Demand

Posted on Sep 19 2020 - 10:12pm

The Atlanta Area Council has launched a new program called Scouting On Demand. More information about the program is available on the Council's website: https://www.atlantabsa.org/ScoutingOnDemand. The first resources are aimed at Cub Scout families. Currently, the Council hopes to have resources available for Scouts BSA families in early 2021. This is a great resource for families that are not ready to participate in in-person unit activities. Click "read more" for more information, or visit the website linked above.

Atlanta Area Council's Hiketober - Sat/Sun October 24-25th

Posted on Oct 17 2020 - 9:18pm

The Atlanta Area Council's Scouting On Demand program is doing their best to keep Cub Scout families engaged in Scouting activities throughout the pandemic.

Atlanta Area Council's Summer Outdoor Adventures

Posted on Jun 13 2020 - 10:20pm

The Council has announced summer camping opportunities for families, units, and districts and aquatic merit badge opportunities at Camp Allatoona Aquatics base. Click "read more" for details and registration information.

Bring Your Thanksgiving Stuffing Donation to Roundtable this Week

Posted on Oct 5 2019 - 10:22pm

The October Roundtable on Thursday, October 10th is your first opportunity to drop off your unit's contribution to our 2019 Stuff the Turkey Scouting for Food Campaign. Our Order of the Arrow Chapter will be collecting your donation of boxed stuffing as you enter the building for Roundtable. Thanks in advance for helping our district support Cobb Family Resources and local Cobb County families in need. More information about our 2019 Scouting for Food initiative is available at https://www.silvercometdistrictbsa.org/node/1843, including additional contribution drop off events.

BSA Has Released Internet Advancement 2.0

Posted on Jun 1 2019 - 9:16pm

Internet Advancement 2.0 (formerly known as "Scoutbook Lite") has been released by BSA and can be utilized by Units effective immediately. Access to Internet Advancement 2.0 is available to Unit Key 3, Key 3 Delegates and designated Unit Advancement Chairs using their existing log on credentials through:
1) Scoutbook for those Units already using that software.
2) My.Scouting.org

The old Internet Advancement program will be available until June 10, 2019 after which that log on page will re-direct to Internet Advancement 2.0.

Additional information and details are in the BSA blog post at this link:https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2019/05/29/internet-advancement-upgrades/
and on the Scoutbook support web page at https://help.scoutbook.com/article-categories/advancement-quick-entry-internet-advancement-update/

Please contact BSA Member Care at 972-580-2489 if you have any questions.

BSA National Requiring New Authorization for Criminal Background Check

Posted on Oct 12 2019 - 10:42pm

Many, if not all of you, received an email from National BSA and the Council requesting new authorization for criminal background checks. This form must be completed for all adult leaders and turned in with your unit's 2020 recharter packet. Click "read more" for more information about this new procedure and links to the forms that you'll need to complete.

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