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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 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 District Pinewood Derby March 25, 2017

Posted on Feb 3 2017 - 11:43pm

Due West United Methodist Church has again generously agreed to be the venue for our 2017 Silver Comet District Wide Pinewood Derby. Our Derby Master Tim Davis and the Pack 350 race crew will be hosting the event and we look forward to seeing all our District Pack winners compete for prizes and District fame!

WHO: The top 4 finishers from each Rank (Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Web I and Web II) in your Pack Pinewood Derby are invited to our District Derby.

WHEN: Saturday, March 25th. Check-in will begin at 9:00 am and Races start at 10:00 am. Races will go until they are complete which should be by 1:00 pm or sooner. This will include Scout, Sibling and Outlaw Races.

COST: Scout, Sibling and Adult (Outlaw) Racers, $5 through March 12th. All Late registrations after March 12th $10.

REGISTER: at http://www.atlantabsa.org/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2...

Click on "read more" for Rules and Contact information.

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