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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

 

Join Us for Scouting for Food Kickoff at the January Roundtable

Posted on Jan 11 2013 - 2:54am

 

I am excited to announce that January's Roundtable will be the official Kick-off for the 2013 Scouting for Food Drive in the Button Gwinnett District!

Scouting for Food is the annual coordinated service project of the Atlanta Area Council.  Started in St. Louis as an Eagle Scout service project in 1985, Scouting for Food has grown to become one of the largest canned food drives in America. Scouting for Food makes a huge impact in our communities, and teaches our Scouts valuable life lesson on service and giving.

Please make sure your unit has a representative at this month's Roundtable to get signed-up and all of this year's information. Roundtable is Tuesday, January, 15th, 2013, at 7:30PM at Christ Church Episcopal (400 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross, GA 30071). 

From the New District Chair - Happy New Year!

Posted on Jan 11 2013 - 2:45am

Fellow Button Gwinnett Scouters and Parents,

Happy New Year! I hope all of you had a wonderful Holiday season with your friends and loved ones. 

During the December district business meeting, Mark Grams completed three years as District Chair and a need was created to fill the role. Thank you Mark for your three years of dedicated service to the district.

I have the honor to succeed Mark and serve you as the Button Gwinnett District Chair for 2013. 

In succeeding Mark as the District Chair, my job will be to work with our District Commissioner, Jim Gilpatrick, and our District Executive, George Snipes to support our units and ensure that our youth members get the best possible Scouting experience in a safe environment.

Camp Cards

Posted on Dec 14 2012 - 10:09am

Be the first unit to register for the 2013 Camp Card Sale!

http://www.atlantabsa.org/survey/2013-camp-card-registration 

Local Silver Beaver recipient

Posted on Dec 7 2012 - 9:56am

We are please to announce that Jenny Chapin is a 2012 recipient of the Silver Beaver award! The Silver Beaver award is made for noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by registered BSA adult volunteers within the Atlanta Area Council.

Program Chair's Corner: Something to be thankful for

Posted on Nov 16 2012 - 12:31am

 

Hey Button Gwinnett Scouters! I hope all of you are doing well. I'm on a flight home from suburban Washington DC, where I had some business meetings the past couple of days. It's been an extremely busy seven days for me.

Monday night consisted of a Troop Cook Off Competition, reminiscent of an Iron Chef episode on the Food Network! The patrols were given allspice as a secret ingredient by the SPL and their mission was to use the ingredient in a dish that would be tasted and judged by the scoutmasters.

Program Chair's Corner: Fun, Service, Recognition!

Posted on Oct 19 2012 - 1:29am

 

Hey Button Gwinnett Scouters! I hope all of you are having a fantastic October! Autumn is my favorite time of year... Whether it's tailgating with friends and family for college football games, going to the mountains to see the vibrant colors of the leaves, or camping in absolutely gorgeous weather, I just can't get enough of my favorite season!

The program Committee has many activities going on now or planned soon that I'd like to share them with you. I've categorized them into (1) Fun, (2) Service, and (3) Recognition.

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