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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

No District Round Table in July

Posted on Jul 13 2016 - 2:50pm

Just a quick reminder.  There is NO District Round Table scheduled for July 2016.  Our new Round Table Commissioner, Murad Asad, will take over beginning with the August District Round Table on August 16th at Christ the King Lutheran Church - 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners (formerly Norcross), GA 30092.

Atlanta Reptile Show - FREE ADMISSION for Scouts and Leaders

Posted on Jul 12 2016 - 11:20am
Since its inception in 2003, Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Expos has welcomed Boy and Girl Scouts and their leaders to our shows with discount tickets for family members and FREE ADMISSION for any Scout or leader wearing his/her uniform.
 
Repticon returns to Atlanta on July 23 & 24, 2016 for another fun-filled and highly educational event, suitable for all ages.
 
As always, we invite all of our Boy and Girl Scout troops and their families to join us for a great celebration of all things reptilian and amphibian. We also have invertebrates, spiders, furry critters and more!
 
Each family can print as many tickets as they need so the entire family can come out to enjoy this great event.
 
For more information about the show, please click HERE. Our webpage will tell you all about the show time, place, activities, and ticket prices.

Leadership Position Changes

Posted on Jul 6 2016 - 10:06am

Leaders-
If adults in your Pack/Troop/Crew change positions, please remember that a new application must be turned in for them designating the new position. The application must be complete with all signatures and include proof of YPT, but payment is not needed since they are already registered in your unit. Many units are changing Cub/Scout Masters and Committee Chairs this summer, but unless you turn in an application to the Council, the right person will not be contacted for pertinent things and the position change is not official. Please handle this ASAP. If you have questions, contact your unit commissioner or District Executive. Thank you, Delaney Webb, Button Gwinnett District Executive

Life to Eagle Discussion - at June Boy Scout Round-table Break-out

Posted on Jun 17 2016 - 6:00pm

Life to Eagle Discussion

Topics: Eagle Rank Requirements, Eagle Scout Service Project-Workbook & Proposal review, Eagle Scout Board of Review and Life to Eagle - Questions and Answers

County to present preliminary plans for Simpsonwood Park

Posted on Jun 15 2016 - 9:00am

Simpsonwood Park is back in the news, as Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation has come up with early plans to make the park more accessible. The park’s Steering Committee is scheduled to hear a preliminary design on June 16 before adopting a master plan for the park. However, no funding has been allocated to the concept yet, which is expected to eventually come from SPLOST funds.

The overall park concept is for the area to be primarily a passive park, with 1.5 miles of paved walking trails, and parking areas. Already, the county has spent over $900,000 in demolishing several older buildings along the Chattahoochee River. The land was originally purchased by the county for a total cost of $14 million, of which the City of Peachtree Corners contributed $2 million.

263 service hours completed by Button Gwinnett!

Posted on May 16 2016 - 8:08am

Thank you to units who came out on Saturday, May 14 for the first (soon-to-be-annual?) Button Gwinnett District Day of Service!

 We were thrilled to partner with Gwinnett County Parks. Nine units, totaling 59 youth and 32 adults, participated in helping to beautify Pinckneyville Park. We contributed a combined total of 263 service hours to this project! Thank you to Packs 608 and 575, and Boy Scout Troops 419, 251, 146, 608, 846, 827, and 525.

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