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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

Friends of Scouting Kickoff at Round Table

Posted on Nov 10 2016 - 7:45pm
At Roundtable next Tuesday, November 15 we will be having our 2017 Friends of Scouting Kickoff. Please send at least one representative from every unit, ideally the person that will be handling Friends of Scouting this year. Please RSVP on the Sign Up Genius below. All presenters are also invited. This will be a night of learning, sharing, and goal setting.

Sea Base High Adventure Trek for 1st Timers without the financial resources

Posted on Nov 9 2016 - 5:43pm

Each year, the Scoutreach  Division from the Atlanta Area Council sponsors an all-expense paid trip to a high adventure base.  In 2017 we plan to take 24 youth and 6 adults to Sea Base June 7th – June 18th and I need your help getting the word out to your Scouts.  Please keep in mind that the trek is designed to provide opportunities to those Scouts who have never attended a high adventure base and do not have the financial resources to do so.  Attached below is a letter that was mailed to several registered Scouts, along with the youth and leader application.  The requirements to attend are detailed on the application which must be returned by November 30, 2016.  Please note that you only need to submit the application and letter of recommendation by November 30th.  If selected they will be asked to provide the BSA Medical form and proof of insurance.  Adult leaders are needed, as well so feel free to pass the Leader Application to anyone that you think may be interested.

Scout Day at Georgia State - Saturday, November 12, 2016

Posted on Nov 7 2016 - 3:59pm
Cheer on the Georgia State Panthers Football Team and celebrate our US Armed Forces Veterans with the Veterans Day Parade and Scout Day at Georgia State. Scouts will have the opportunity to lead the team onto the field, receive a badge, and a t-shirt. Tickets are available to the Georgia State Game at a discounted price here: http://georgiastatesports.com/BSA. Use promo code BSA when purchasing tickets and a portion of the sale will support local Scouting.

Time to celebrate!!

Posted on Oct 25 2016 - 10:49am

It's the event you've been looking forward to all year: The Button Gwinnett annual district banquet and recognition night! Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 in the fellowship hall of Christ the King church (5575 Peachtree Pkwy, Peachtree Corners). All Scout leaders and volunteers (Cubs, Boy Scouts, Venturing) and guests are invited to an evening of great networking, mingling, and celebration of another great year of Scouting! Please RSVP before NOV. 30 here:

Recharter Turn In Day Is Saturday, November 5

Posted on Oct 19 2016 - 6:26pm

Please start working on your recharter. Turn in day is Saturday, November 5 at Simpsonwood UMC. Contact Jim Gilpatrick with recharter questions at gilpatrick@inwaynet.com. Sign up for a time to submit your recharter at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4dacab2ea57-buton

Now taking Nominations for the District Award of Merit

Posted on Oct 18 2016 - 3:56pm

2016 District Award of Merit Nominations

Nominations are now being taken for the District Award of Merit.  The Awards will be presented at the District potluck in December.  Nominations are due by 1 November 2016.  If you have a nomination, please send the completed District Award of Merit form to Tom Owens.

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