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Silver Comet Pack Turkey Shoot Nov 5, 2016

Posted on Aug 27 2016 - 3:40pm

All Silver Comet Cub Scouts are invited to the 2016 Turkey Shoot at Jim Miller Park.
Cub Scouts will try their skills at BB shooting and Archery, and the high scores will win Turkeys just in time for Thanksgiving.
This year’s theme is Castles and Dragons, and most games and demonstrations will use recycled or reused materials or have a recycling component.
There will also be a Climbing Wall, Troop displays, and a Concession area for hungry Scouts and Adults.

Go to the 2016 Turkey Shoot Page for information on cost, times, registration, and for very import event details in the Leader Guide.

Silver Comet Cub Scout Rangemaster Training Oct 15

Posted on Aug 27 2016 - 3:40pm

The Silver Comet District is holding Cub Scout Rangemaster Initial Certification Training for Archery and BB Rangemasters.

WHEN: Saturday October 15, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
There will be a short lunch break. We suggest bringing a bag lunch so the program finishes on time.
WHERE: Southland Greenhouse, 4992 Cobb Pkwy NW, Acworth 30101 (cross street Third Army Rd)
HOW MUCH: No Charge
REGISTRATION: Email turkeyshoot2016@gmail.com with your name, Unit number and mention “Rangemaster Training” in your message. Questions can be sent to the same address.
MINIMUM AGE: To be certified as a Cub Scout Rangemaster you must be at least 18 years of age.
NOTE: Packs attending the 2016 Silver Comet Turkey Shoot that have volunteer Range Masters for two hours or more get shooting time preference when possible.

RECERTIFICATION: Cub Scout Rangemasters who’s Certification has not yet expired can attend a Council Recertification course on September 17, 2016 at the Volunteer Service Center. Details and registration at:www.atlantabsa.org/event/1969031

Silver Comet Fall Camporee at Cedarcrest Fields Oct 21 – 23

Posted on Aug 20 2016 - 7:36pm

Silver Comet District – Fall Camporee

Our 2016 Silver Comet Fall Camporee we will be at the former YMCA Soccer field complex on Cedarcrest Rd.
This facility is close by and will be a new venue for Scout Camping.

For information and to register go to our Fall Camporee page

Kiwanis 9/11 Field of Flags Commemorative Event September 10

Posted on Aug 20 2016 - 7:35pm

The Marietta Kiwanis Club is commemorating the 15th anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001 with the “Field of Flags” at Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park on Saturday, September 10th, 2016.
An American Flag for each life lost will be carried in procession from Grace Community Church to be placed on the main field at Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park.

This will be a very moving event as nearly 3,000 flag bearers as well as many spectators honor those lost on that day 15 years ago.

Any Adult Scouters and older Scouts and Venturers that wish to demonstrate the reverence and sense of honor that lie at the heart of Scouting values may wish to volunteer to carry a flag by registering at the Kiwanis website.
911 fieldofflags.com

Fall Indoor Leader Training is Saturday August 27th

Posted on Aug 13 2016 - 3:27pm

Fall indoor training is Saturday, August 27th, at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church. Training includes all Cub Leader Positions, Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster and Den Chief. More information and registration can be found on the District website.

All units that are 100% trained are eligible for a streamer to show off for their unit flag! If you have questions about your unit's training, don't hesitate to contact the Silver Comet training chair!

Silver Comet WEBELOS WOODS at Woodruff OCT 14 - 16

Posted on Aug 13 2016 - 3:26pm

Cubmasters and Webelos Leaders, be sure to take advantage of beautiful North Georgia in the Fall and bring your WEBELOS to Woodruff Scout Reservation in October for the Silver Comet Webelos Woods “Pentathlon”.

With great camping, games, the big Saturday campfire, and fun for all, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And the Webelos can see what they have to look forward to as Boy Scouts attending Summer Camps at Woodruff.

Details and registration are at this link:Webelos Woods 2016

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