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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

 

2014 - 2015 Atlanta Area Council Planning Guide

Posted on May 19 2014 - 9:45am

On Saturday, April 24th, the first annual AAC Program Kick-off was held at the Vounteer Service Center.  This event was designed to assist unit leaders in planning their own calendars for the upcoming year.

Button Gwinnett was well represented, but for those that were unable to attend, attached is the final edition of the booklet that was used during the presentations.  This version includes live links to everything from camp information, training events embedded in monthly calendars, fundraising and AAC ad sponsors.  This guide is the most comprehensive planning document ever produced by the Council and should help the units in our District plan and organize events for their Scouts as well as training opportunities for their adults.

Please take the time to review this guide in it's entirety and use it as needed.  There is also a link in the Menu column of this website.

2014 Button Gwinnett Day Camp - June 9-13, 2014

Posted on May 8 2014 - 11:49am

Sign-up for 2014 Button Gwinnett Day Camp http://www.atlantabsa.org/event/1431081

Just in time for Unit Program planning for next year...

Posted on Apr 17 2014 - 11:18pm

The Button Gwinnett District Committee is pleased to announce the calendar of district events planned for the 2014 - 2015 Scouting Program year.  

Earn Aviation Merit Badge - Peachtree DeKalb Airport - Sat. April 19th, 2014

Posted on Apr 8 2014 - 8:57pm

Epps Aviation is the proud sponsor of Youth Aviation Adventure. This is a single day program that is held at Peachtree Dekalb Airport. Our program is geared for youth between 11-18 years old. The program is structured around the Aviation Merit Badge. We have 10 different work stations the youth will go through and learn about Aviation including Aerodynamics, Preflight, Instruments, Helicopters, Propulsion Systems, Careers in Aviation, Airport Operations…  If the youth complete the one day program and a test, they will qualify for the Aviation Merit Badge and a blue card will be issued. We have had very positive feedback from the youth and parents about our program. I have attached the flyer and a participants handbook for your review. Our next event is Saturday , April 19th, 2014. Check in starts at 8am and we go to about 3pm. Cost is $12.00 and our lunch will be provided by Chik-Fil-A. You can register at www.yaaatlanta.org .

Button Gwinnett 2014 Road Rally – April 22

Posted on Apr 7 2014 - 9:34pm

Button Gwinnett 2014 Road Rally –

Planning and Training for a Cub Pack Fall Recruitment Campaign

Invited are the Pack’s Membership chair, Cubmaster, Committee chair, the Chartered organization representative and any other interested member of your Pack.  I’m shooting for 100% participation from Button Gwinnett District Packs at the Rally.  Other district Packs are welcome.

Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic - Railroading

Posted on Mar 23 2014 - 8:59pm

Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic - Railroading
Presented by The Piedmont Division - National Model Railroad Association
During our six hour session, Scouts meet all requirements to earn their merit badge. Scouts will learn about:
- Safety
- Freight Car Identification
- How a Locomotive Works
- Model Scale and Gauge
- Amtrak
- And Operate Model Trains!
Programs are held at the: Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth, GA
Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, Kennesaw, GA
$10 Administrative Fee. Museum Fee May Apply for Leaders and Adults.
Space is limited and fills up quickly. To register for our next merit badge workshop, contact our merit badge chairman at scouts@piedmont-div.org.
2014 Dates:
Duluth April 26 & September 13
Kennesaw February 29 & August

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