Mark your calendar for my favorite Scouting event:
The 59th ANNUAL JAMBOREE ON THE AIR (JOTA)
October 15th from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM at
VFW Post 5255, 368 Grayson Highway,
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
For details see the our flyer at JOTA-2016.pdf or contact Steve Back
This is not just for Boy scouts. We welcome Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing Scouts, Girl Scouts and anyone who wants to learn about Amateur Radio. We will be offering a Radio Merit Badge Class at JOTA. Additional information will available in the the fall.
40th Annual Alcovy Old Timers YULE LOG
Who: All Sweetwater and Apalachee Scout Troops, Crews, Teams & Posts
What: Yule Log is an annual food drive combined with camping, field meet skill events, Yule Log hunt, a great meal, and a special seasonal campfire
Where: Scoutland, on beautiful Lake Lanier 3685 Looper Lake Road, Gainesville, GA
When: Friday through Sunday, December 9-11, 2016
Troops are welcome to camp the entire weekend, or just come for the field events on Saturday
"Unlock a New World" of fun and adventure with the 2019 World Scout
Shooting Sports Weekends
NRA First Steps Class for Rifle or Shotgun Merit Badge for Boy Scouts; or Basic Pistol Class (Venturing Only).
May 14-15, 2016 at CRM
November 12-13, 2016 at CRM
Information: Shooting Sports Registration
Archery Merit Badge
May 14, 2016 at CRM
November 12, 2016 at CRM
Information: Archery Merit Badge Registration
Shooting Sports Instructor Training
Instructor training is for anyone who would like to help train our youth in the safe use their discipline.
Rifle, Shotgun, and Pistol Instructor Training
August 19-21, 2016 at CRM
Information: Shooting Sports Instructor Registration
Archery Instructor Training
May 14, 2016 at CRM
Information: Archery Instructor Registration
See NEGA Shooting Sports Standard Operating Procedures for the Council Shooting Sports program.
Boy Scout Leader Training
Leader Specific Training required for all Scoutmasters & Assistants. Fall Training at New Prospect UMC 2018 Buford Dam Rd, Buford, GA Sept. 14 & 21, 2016 7:00 pm-9:30 pm. Cost for Fall Course is $6.00. Bring Scoutmaster & Boy Scout Handbooks for this course. Proof of current Youth Protection Training must be provided at check in for all leaders attending.