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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

BG in the news!

Posted on Jun 26 2017 - 5:52pm

Congratulations to Eagle Scout candidate, and one of Troop 608's founding youth members, on a great write-up on the front page of Sunday's Gwinnett Daily Post. Thank you, Garrett for continuing to keep Scouting in the news in a positive light. Great stories such as these are meant to be shared; be sure you are sharing your troop's achievements by contacting local news sources whenever warranted to continue to build on Scouting's great reputation.

New Guide to Advancement

Posted on Jun 11 2017 - 3:56pm

A new Guide to Advancement has been released and published.  Please download- update your bookmarks and use this going forward to answer your BSA Advancement questions.

Memorial Weekend: Duty to Country

Posted on May 19 2017 - 7:58am

FLAG PLACEMENT: Each year Scouting organizations place flags on the 18,000+ graves of U.S. military veterans in the Marietta National Cemetery. All Scouting levels are welcome, including Cubs, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Girl Scouts. 

Great outdoors volunteers needed: Saturday, May 20

Posted on May 17 2017 - 11:17am
The City of Suwanee and Harvest Farm have collaborated to develop the first public orchard and integrated playground in the Southeastern US. While the farm and barn are already open to the public, the orchard will continue to be planted over the next few months, largely by community volunteers.

Atlanta Area Council Merit Badge Counselor Registration and Renewal

Posted on May 12 2017 - 11:09am

TheAtlanta Area Council has published information on Merit Badge Counselor Registration and Renewal—details can be found on the Merit Badges page of the District Website (Home>District Advancement> Merit Badges). 

Highlights include a welcome letter, automatic renewal, District Advancement Chair will work with Units to identify Counselors not renewing for the following year.

Outdoor Leader Skills for Webelos Leaders (OWLS)

Posted on May 12 2017 - 11:09am

Attention: All new Webelos Den Leaders

You have an opportunity to get trained as Webelos Den Leaders.
NOTE: you cannot take your Dens camping as Dens unless you are OWLS trained.

When Jun 3 - 4
Norcross Presbyterian ChurchThis course is designed to help Webelos leaders enhance the outdoor program for the Webelos Scouts in their den by teaching some basic outdoor skills as well as skills needed to complete many of the Webelos/Arrow of Light Adventures.
Location: Map:  3324 Medlock Bridge Road, Norcross, GA 30092, US

If you have any questions please email me: marckarasek@gmail.com

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