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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

Day Camp Planning Meeting - Jan 15, 2019 @ 6:45pm - Christ the King Lutheran Church

Posted on Jan 10 2019 - 5:06pm
2019 Cub Day Camp Planning & Information Meeting
 
Day Camp dates are set for Mon-Thu, June 10-13, 2019
We are kicking off our Day Camp Planning season with an informative meeting on January 15, 2019 at 6:45pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church (5575 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners). 
We would like a representative from every Pack to attend so that we can get input from and information to each Pack. If you are no longer serving as the Point-of-Contact for Day Camp, please let us know and send a representative from your Pack in your place.
 
Program Area Directors from 2018 are also asked to attend. (If you are not able to serve as a director, please ask around at your Pack to see if anyone can take your place for 2019.) We will be discussing how these positions are staffed and you won't want to miss it! 
 

District Awards Banquet - February 19, 2019 7:30-9pm @ Christ the King Lutheran Church

Posted on Jan 10 2019 - 5:05pm

2018 District Awards Banquet - Tuesday, Feb 19

All Scout leaders (Cubs, Scouts BSA, Venturing) are invited to an evening of great networking, mingling, and recognition. Individual leaders will be recognized, and unit awards announced. Please make sure at least one person from each unit attends! We need a headcount by February 8th.  Look for a SignUpGenius soon for registration and food signups.

District Award of Merit

Posted on Jan 10 2019 - 5:05pm

2018 District Award of Merit Nominations

Nominations are now being taken for the District Award of Merit. The Awards will be presented at the District Awards Banquet in February.  Nominations are due by January 31.  If you have a nomination, please send a completed District Award of Merit form to Jim Gilpatrick at gilpatj@att.net. The nomination form can be found on the home page of the district website.

Golden Quill Award

Posted on Jan 10 2019 - 5:05pm

Calling All Units for 2018 Golden Quill Award Nominations

2018 Golden Quill Award Nominations - Is there a volunteer that gives of themselves freely and unselfishly for the good of your unit?  Recognize their contribution at the Annual Button Gwinnett District Banquet with the Golden Quill Award. One nomination per unit and the Honoree should be a person that has not received the award previously. For 2018, please send the Golden Quill Nomination Form to Austin McGee at austin.bsa@gmail.com by January 31.

The nomination form can be found on the home page of the district website.

State Farm Arena - February 9, 2019

Posted on Jan 10 2019 - 4:27pm

Scout Night with the Atlanta Hawks

Discounted tickets available. See attached flyer.

District Webelos to Scout Crossover Ceremonies

Posted on Jan 10 2019 - 2:35pm

PLEASE PASS THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ON TO YOUR WEBELOS II DEN LEADERS!!!

Save the Dates for District Crossover Ceremonies - Mar. 2 & 9, 2019

The Button Gwinnett District will be conducting the ceremonies in a similar fashion again this year.

Ceremony sessions will be scheduled between 9:00am and 4:00pm on both days.  More detailed and specific information will follow as it becomes available.  In the meantime, make sure to add March 2nd and 9th to your scouting calendar for Webelos II Scouts.

Our intended location for these ceremonies on both dates will be Rogers Bridge Park in Duluth. Once that location has been secured, we will communicate that.

Again, for each Webelos II leader, please make sure this event is added to your Den schedule.  It is recommended that each Pack incorporate the new 2018 ceremony for those earning the Arrow of Light and your Blue and Gold Banquets, typically held in February to celebrate Scouting Anniversary Week!  We will begin to collect specific information (number of Crossover Scouts) mid-January. Watch for a follow-up e-mail during that time.

 

Yours in Scouting,

Craig Belnap

District Committee Chair

Button Gwinnett District

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