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Welcome to Button Gwinnett District Website and Information Portal!  It's easy-to-use with announcements, calendar, files, links,event registration and broadcast email. 

Since it's built on a content management system framework, it's easy for our Committee Members to keep it updated with new content.

If you're a registered leader of a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop or Venturing Crew within the Button Gwinnett District, you may join as a member of the site. 

To join our site, simply send your unit, charter organization, leadership position, phone number and email address to mailto:member@gwinnettbsa.org

District Committee Round Table Announcements

Posted on Feb 22 2017 - 11:42am

Each month at Round Table, the district committee makes brief announcements about events and news that are important to Button Gwinnett District Scouts and Leaders.  Recently, we started typing these announcements into a flyer each month that we hand out to all the Round Table attendees.  Starting this month, on the day after each Round Table, we'll be sending the Round Table Announcements flyer out to everyone who is registered on the district website.  The flyer for February is attached below as a pdf document.

2017 District AOL & Crossover ceremonies

Posted on Feb 16 2017 - 11:40pm

Arrow of Light/Crossover Ceremonies – March 4 & 18, 2017

     The Tella Qualla Boundary Chapter of the Order of the Arrow will be conducting the AOL & Crossover ceremonies in the same fashion as last year.  Ceremony sessions will be scheduled between 10:00am and 5:00pm on the following Saturdays: March 4th and 18th.  Our location for these ceremonies on both dates will be Rogers Bridge Park in Duluth (4291 Rogers Bridge Road).  There are still some open slots available and reservations can be made through the following link: Arrow of Light Crossover

     As these dates approach, we need to finalize our ceremony scheduling for all time slots, so we ask that any unit still wishing to make reservations do so by this Tuesday's Roundtable (2/21).

     With that being said, we do encourage unit leaders to make plans to include this ceremony opportunity for your Arrow of Light Webelos or those Scouts that plan to continue their Scouting trail into the Boy Scout program.

Feb Roundtable is all about Training!

Posted on Feb 11 2017 - 4:38pm

Roundtable is a week from this Tuesday!

TRAINING TEAM NEEDS YOU

Join us as we help teach new Scout Leaders and parents the “whys” and “hows” of Scouting and to be more effective in their roles, through our quality training programs.

We have multiple programs throughout the year, from just a couple hours to overnights and weekends – and it takes a dedicated volunteer team to plan, promote, register, set up, deliver, and pack up everything.

Button Gwinnett Training Team has top notch ratings in the Atlanta and Southeast region for our successful, quality training programs and we strive for continued improvement in bringing more training to more leaders. We also have a lot of fun and enjoy great food!

Share your time and expertise and “pay it forward” by joining us for a few hours behind the scenes in logistics, or actual presentations, cooking, camping, and much more.

Our Team Needs:

Logistics – before, during and/or after course (can be different people)

Communications, Promotion and Registration and course check-in

Administrative – compile registrations, enter completions in database

Set up and Take down and pack up training site and gear

Excellent presenters to teach (or assist) subject modules or demonstrations

Quartermaster (or assist) for overnight and weekend courses

Transportation – help move gear, materials, etc to training site and return

Some of these would only take a few hours, some much more, but each would contribute greatly to the success of the training team. Help us deliver the promise of trained scout leaders to provide a quality, fun-filled program for our youth. Thank You.


EVERY YOUTH DESERVES A TRAINED LEADER

Come to the February RT to Learn How You Can Serve!

Community Service

Posted on Feb 6 2017 - 3:44pm

Service is a hallmark of Scouting - but it can have challenges. Where can you find opportunities for a wide age range? How do you log your hours and record them for BSA and the Atlanta Area Council to track the good turns you're out there doing? How and when do you participate in Scouting's national effort: Scouting for Food? We have answers!

Upcoming Scout activities: GA Capitol, Porsche, orienteering

Posted on Feb 6 2017 - 3:03pm

Three unique field trips coming up for your Scouts! Orienteering at BASC on Feb. 26. Scout Day at the Georgia Capitol is March 1. This event will usually sell out and costs just $1 to register your Scout. Contact your school admin. to see if this counts as an excused absence (it often does). Porsche merit badge clinic (for Scouts and Venturers age 14+) will be March 18 AND 25 (2 part course) - and proceeds from registration fees support the Council's Campership fund!

Day Camp Dates set for all Districts in the Atlanta Area Council

Posted on Jan 31 2017 - 11:04am

Mark your calendars!  Button Gwinnett's District Day Camp has been scheduled for June 12-16, 2017.  Attached below is a save-the-date flyer for Button Gwinnett's Day Camp.  Also, attached are 2 flyers with the 2017 dates for all the day camps in the Atlanta Area Council.

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