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Welcome to Button Gwinnett District website. 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, Scouts BSA 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

NEW DATE: Cub Scout Blastoff !! - Oct 26 10am-noon - Rogers Bridge Park, Duluth

Posted on Oct 10 2019 - 11:49pm

New 2019 Cubs and their Families - Join us for Cub Scout Blastoff in 2 weeks!

Bring your family to Cub Scout Blast Off to launch rockets, shoot archery, and visit the BB range. Cub Scout Blast Off will be held at Rogers Bridge Park in Duluth and will offer all the things your child is looking forward to in Cub Scouts.

If your child is a registered Cub Scout it will only cost $3 per child. If they need to register for Cub Scouts you will pay a small fee for registration and $3 for the event. 

Please note that parking is limited.

Super Saturday Training - Cub Training THIS SATURDAY and Scouts BSA Training Oct 19th, 2019

Posted on Oct 10 2019 - 11:48pm
Cub Training This Saturday & Scouts BSA Training Oct 19th
 
Trained leaders are critical to the success of Scouting. Every young person involved in the Scouting program needs and deserves a leader who understands the aims of the program and knows how to deliver it with enthusiasm and fun. Trained leaders are more effective at delivering the promise of Scouting because they understand their role, responsibilities, and the resources available to them. To achieve that responsibility Button-Gwinnett will be hosting in-person position specific training for Cubmaster, Den Leader, Pack Committee, Scoutmaster, Troop Committee, and Merit Badge Counselor. Each class limited to 40 people. If you register by 9/1 there will be no cost associated, $5 registration after 9/1/19 per class. This will be done at  Peachtree Corners Ward: 5995 Spalding Dr, Norcross, GA 30092. There are two registration links below, one for each program. If there are any questions please contact our new District Training Chair, Devin Mills at 321-431-0864 or mills.devin@hotmail.com.

Super Saturday (Cub Scouts)

Cubmaster Position Specific Training: October 12th, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Den Leader Position Specific Training: October 12th, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pack Committee Challenge: October 12th, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

https://www.atlantabsa.org/event/3840/15217/Norcross---Cub-Leader-Specif...

Super Saturday (Scouts BSA)

Scoutmaster Position Specific Training: October 19th, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Troop Committee Challenge: October 19th, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Merit Badge Counselor Training: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

https://www.atlantabsa.org/event/3841/15218/Norcorss---Scouts-BSA-Leader...

October 19th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM VFW Post 5255, 368 Lawrenceville

Posted on Oct 10 2019 - 11:48pm

62th Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) - Join Scouters from Around the World & Earn Radio Merit Badge

Scouts of any age can participate. Two Radio Merit Badge Classes will be offered; Space will be limited to 30 students. VFW Post 5255, 368 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville, GA. Registration is only required for the Merit Badge Class. Anyone else is free to just show up. For Merit Badge Registration go to http://KK4BSA.info/RadioMB.html

Premier Training Program for Scouts

Posted on Oct 10 2019 - 11:48pm

Wood Badge Training

Course 3: Sep 13-15, Oct 5-6

Course 4: Oct 11-13 & Nov 2-3

Please consider signing up for Wood Badge leadership training for this Summer or Fall. Wood Badge is considered the premier leadership training course for Scout Leaders of all levels of the Scouting program. Content focuses on modern leadership skills including communications, conflict management, project planning and leading change. You will learn the skills that will make you a better Scout Leader to benefit the youth we serve. Sign up at: https://www.atlantabsa.org/woodbadge.

Hornaday Conservation Weekend – November 8-10, 2019 – Acworth, GA

Posted on Oct 10 2019 - 11:47pm

Help your Scouts Earn Scouting's Most Prestigious Environmental Award

Scouts should register now for a weekend dedicated to conservation and learning, while working toward earning the William T. Hornaday Awards. Scouts will have the opportunity to earn up to 4 merit badges from 18 Hornaday Award merit badges being offered (including all 6 required merit badges). Early bird registration lasts through May 30st and costs $75 and includes al meals, a patch and a T-shirt. For more info and a flyer for the event, visit: https://www.atlantabsa.org/admin2/events/3880/14572/Hornaday-Conservation-Weekend-2019--Hornaday-Conservation-Weekend

New Button Gwinnett District Executive

Posted on Sep 18 2019 - 8:42pm

Welcome Zach Fisher, New District Executive

Congratulations and welcome to Zach Fisher, our new Senior District Executive for the Button Gwinnett District. The District Executive is the Professional Scouter position that is our dedicated resource from the Atlanta Area Council. Zach can be reached on his cell at 678-977-6380 or by email at zfisher@atlantabsa.org.

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