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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

Sea Base High Adventure Trek available for 3 Boy Scouts and 1 Adult

Posted on Jan 30 2017 - 3:06pm

Troop 846 (Button Gwinnett District - Duluth) is looking for 3 Boys Scouts and 1 adult who would be interested in joining them at BSA's Florida Sea Base, located in the Florida Keys.  The troop  was awarded the opportunity to send two 6-scout crews to BSA’s Florida Sea Base, and our adventure is the Coral Reef Sailing Adventure, which is a 7 day/6 night experience.  Our troop is filling 9 of the 12 available scout slots and have 3 leaders committed to the trip (all adult training for both crews completed; additional adult would only be required to have YPT).  Unfortunately, the other troop which was planning to join us recently pulled out of the trip, leaving our second boat missing 3 scouts and 1 adult.

Wood Badge Course 1 - Weekend 1 (3/3/2017-3/5/2017) Registration Open

Posted on Jan 26 2017 - 3:16pm

Wood Badge is considered the premier leadership training course for Scout Leaders of all levels of the Scouting program. It concentrates on providing training on modern leadership skills needed in today’s world for Scout leaders. Wood Badge Training will not only make you a better Scout Leader, it will also assist you in improving your personal and professional life as well.

Through Wood Badge you will gain valuable tools in listening, communicating, conflict management, project planning and leading change. You will learn to better understand and leverage diversity and the generational differences of society. You will learn to lead with a vision. You will learn the skills that will make you a better Scout Leader to benefit the youth we serve.

Click here for more info.

Order of the Arrow Elections - Now through end of February

Posted on Jan 12 2017 - 2:09pm

Order of the Arrow Elections – Now through end of February – The Tella Qualla Boundary Chapter of the Order of the Arrow will be holding Order of the Arrow elections now until the end of February.  Scoutmasters and Troop Committee Chairs should have received an email with a link to a Google Signup.  Please use the signup for your troop early and soon to get the date you prefer.  Contact Austin McGee at afmcgee@bellsouth.net for more information or to schedule your troop’s election.

University of Scouting: This Saturday (Jan. 14)

Posted on Jan 11 2017 - 8:59am

Need Training? The University of Scouting is THE place to be! http://www.atlantabsa.org/university

Special Safe Scouting Presentation at January Roundtable - January 17, 2017

Posted on Jan 4 2017 - 3:41pm

Please join us at 7:30 on Tuesday, January 17 at Roundtable for a special presentation by Atlanta Area Council’s Director of Safe Scouting, Mr. Jason Baldridge. Jason will cover important Youth Protection policies, issues, best practices, and frequently asked questions. This event should not be missed by all Cub Masters, Scoutmasters, Den Leaders, Assistant Scoutmasters, Adult leaders, and parents. Please add this to you Pack/Troop/Crew calendar and invite everybody you know involved in Scouting. Jason will have lots of valuable information, resources, and giveaways. Atlanta Area Council is home to the only, and best, Safe Scouting Director so don’t miss this chance to learn about our barriers to abuse, youth protection policies, bullying awareness, and most importantly how to keep all your Scouts safe!

New Information Added to Merit Badges Page

Posted on Jan 1 2017 - 12:16pm

The Merit Badges page (Home> District Advancement> Merit Badges) has been updated with new information - Check it out.

 

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