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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 join@gwinnettbsa.org.

Yours In Scouting,
Ken Kucera
Communications Chair

 

BG District Camping Statistics

Posted on Sep 11 2013 - 8:51am

Below are the preliminary statistics for the Button Gwinnett District units related to the camping and outdoor program.  A big "round of applause" for the leaders who reported Out of Council and other "special" camps that were not captured by the Atlanta Area Council through Summer Camps, Tour Plans or other means.  

Join Button Gwinnett Website Now !!

Posted on Sep 5 2013 - 11:11pm

Are you a Registered Adult Leader or Committee Member in the Button Gwinnett District? 
If so, then you can become a member of the Button Gwinnett District website and receive emails targeted at Cub Scout Leaders, Boy Scout Leaders or Venturing Leaders.  Also, gain secure access to Event Registration.  To join simply send your unit, charter organization, leadership position and email address to join@gwinnettbsa.org.

From the District Chair - Welcome Back!

Posted on Sep 5 2013 - 11:10pm

Button Gwinnett Scouters - Welcome Back! Can you believe that School has been back in session for almost a month now? It's hard to believe for sure. I was fortunate to see many of you at our Quarterly District Conference this past Tuesday night. We had a very well attended function with a number of units represented and participating in our planned breakout meetings. 

Annoucing our new Program Chair - Tom Owens

Posted on Sep 5 2013 - 10:24pm

Button Gwinnett Scouters - 

I hope all of you are doing well and that you had a great Labor Day holiday. 
 
For those of you who were not able to attend our Quarterly District Conference on Tuesday night, I was thrilled to announce that Tom Owens recently was offered and accepted the position of Program Chair for our district.
 
Many of you know Tom even better than me. His experience and credentials are exemplary: (1) serving Troop 419 in numerous capacities (most recently as Scoutmaster), (2) his affiliation with the Order of the Arrow as a Vigil Honor member and as the coach for our Chapter's Brotherhood ceremony team, and (3) his experiences as both a participant and staff member for Wood Badge.

Come Participate in the Quarterly District Conference - Tuesday September 3rd

Posted on Aug 30 2013 - 2:30am

 
 
 
 
Come participate in the Button Gwinnett District Conference!
 
The Quarterly District Conference will be held at the Simsonwood UMC Family Life Building Tuesday, September 3rd starting at 7:30 PM and will last until 9:00 PM.
 
This quarter, the Advancement, Finance, and Activities Committees will be holding breakout sessions.
            • Advancement - Each pack and troop is being asked to have one representative in attendance for the breakout.
            • Finance - FOS presenters should attend and unit leaders who help to coordinate their pack or troop FOS campaigns are welcome
            • Activities - Webelos Woods and District Banquet planning/preparations
  

Jamboree on the Air in Gwinnett - Oct 19 - 9:30AM - 3:30PM

Posted on Aug 24 2013 - 2:52pm
Jamboree on the Air in Gwinnett
October 19th from 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM at VFW Post 5255, 368 Grayson Highway (map) 
What is JOTA?
The Jamboree on the Air, or JOTA, is an annual Scouting event that uses amateur radio to link Scouts around the world, around the nation, and in your own community. Held on the third full weekend of October each year, this worldwide jamboree requires no travel, other than to a nearby amateur radio ham shack.
 
GET READY FOR 2013 JAMBOREE-ON-THE-AIR AND JAMBOREE-ON-THE-INTERNET!!
Visit JOTA’s webpage, www.scouting.org/jota, and JOTI’s webpage, www.scouting.org/joti, for how to participate, download participation certificates, order this year’s patches, and MUCH MORE! 

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