2024-2025 Mountain District Schedule

2024

Date | Description | Location

May 11 Council Cluster Meeting 9:00 AM Scoutland

May 17-19 OA Pre Camp Camp Rainey Mountain

May 24 Last Day of School Union County

May 25 Memorial Day Parade 10:30 AM Downtown Blairsville

May (27)27-June 1 NYLT Week One Scoutland (includes staff setup days)

June (1)5-8 NYLT Week Two Scoutland (includes staff setup days)

June 10-14 Pathfinders – Scouts Week One Scoutland

Flyer 

June 15-16 Cub Scout Bug Crawl Sat camping Scoutland

June 17-21 Pathfinders – Scouts Week Two Scoutland

Flyer 

June 29-30 Cub Scout Fish Camp 8:30-Noon – Sat camping Scoutland

Cub Scout Rocket Academy Noon – 4:00 PM

June 29 IYOS Popcorn Breakfast 8-12 Scoutland

July 1 Online Popcorn orders are open!

July 10 Machque Chapter Rainey Mountain Museum Camp Rainey Mountain

Sign Up through your Chapter Chief Matthew Monroe

July 6-7 Cub Scout Canoe Cove Scoutland

July 14-17 Cub Scout Summer Splash Camp Camp Rainey Mountain

July 17-20 Cub Scout Summer Splash Camp Camp Rainey Mountain

July TBD Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

July 18 Mountain District Program Preview 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

July TBD Popcorn Show N Sell Orders Due Jenny Stowers District

July 21-26 Ranger Camp – Scouts Camp Frank D. Merrill

July 26-28 Council Scouts Aquatics Weekend  Flyer Scoutland

July 26-28 Summer Family / Great Escape Camp Rainey Mountain

Aug 8 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Aug 8 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Aug 10 District Training Meeting 8:00 AM FBC Gainsville

Aug 10 Annual Volunteer Recognition 1:00 PM FBC Gainsville

Aug 9-11 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

Aug 17 OA Indian Summer Camp Rotary

Aug 16-18 Wilderness First Aid Training Scoutland

With CPR

August 17 Shooting Sports Merit Badge Day Camp Rainey Mountain

August Registration (11 and older)

Archery / Rifle / Shotgun Flyer

August 24 Back to Gilwell 2024 Wood Badge Reunion Scoutland

August 26 Scout Day Atlanta United 7:30 PM Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Aug 30-Spt 1 Council Scouts Aquatics Weekend   Flyer Scoutland

Sept 8 Scout Night Gwinnett Stripers 6:00 PM

Sept 6-8 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

Sept 12 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Sept 12 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Sept 14-15 IOLS (For Scout Troop leaders) Scoutland

BALOO (For Cub Leaders)

Sept 20 Pow Wow – OA Camp Rainey Mountain

Elangomat Training

Sept 21 Council Cluster Meeting Scoutland

Sept 25-29 Gilmer County Fall Break

Sept 27-29 Webelos Woods Scoutland

Sept 27-29 BALOO Training (For Cub Leaders) Camp Rotary

Oct TBD Scout Day Atlanta Braves

Oct TBD Scout Day Atlanta Falcons Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Oct 4-6 Climbing Instructor Training – Scouts (16+) Camp Rainey Mountain

Oct 4-6 Shooting Sports Training Weekend Info Camp Rainey Mountain

Registration October

NRA Basic Rifle or Shotgun Training (adult)

Range Safety Officer Training (adult)

USA Archery Level 1 (15 or older)

USA Archery Level 2 (adult)

Oct 10 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Oct 10 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Oct 12 Tali Atsila Outdoor Training Weekend 1 of 2 Scoutland

Advanced Training

Oct 11-13 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

Oct 11-13 Mountain District Fall Family Camping Camp Rainey Mountain

Oct 7-11 Fall Break Fannin County

Oct 14-20 Fall Break Union County

Oct 16-18 Fall Break Towns County

Nov 1-3 IOLS (For Scout Troop leaders) Scoutland

BALOO (For Cub Leaders)

Nov 1-3 NEGA Council Wilderness First Aid Scoutland

Nov 1-3 Mountain District Fall Camporee Woodruff Scout Camp

Nov 9 Shooting Sports Merit Badge Day Camp Rainey Mountain

November Registration (11 and older)

Archery / Rifle / Shotgun Flyer

Nov 8-10 Climbing Weekend – Scouts Camp Rainey Mountain

Nov 8-10 Tali Atsila Outdoor Training Weekend 2 of 2 Scoutland

Advanced Training

Nov TBD Veteran’s Flag Retirement Ceremony Veteran’s Building

9:00 AM

Nov 14 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Nov 14 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Nov 16 Council Cluster Meeting Scoutland

Nov 15-17 OA Fall Fellowship NEW Scoutland

Nov 15-17 IOLS (For Scout Troop leaders) Scoutland

Dec 7 University of Scouting Training Frank N. Osbourne Middle

Dec 12 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Potluck Dinner

Dec 12 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Dec 16 Wreaths Across America Day UCS Fine Arts Center

Begins at 10:00 AM Scouts arrive 9:00 AM

2025

Jan 3-5 ? OA Section E6 Indian Winter | Registration TBD

Jan 9 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Jan 9 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Jan 18 OA Winter Banquet Camp Rainey Mountain

Jan 18 Wood Badge Staff Ice Breaker Scoutland

Jan TBD Atlanta Gladiators Scout Night 6:30 PM Gas South Arena

Jan TBD Elangomat Training Scoutland (Admin Building)

Jan 24-26 NYLT Staff Development SD1 Scoutland

Jan 31-2/2 Climbing Weekend – Scouts Camp Rainey Mountain

Feb 1 Council Cluster Meeting Scoutland

Feb TBD Mowogo Ceremony Ring Workday Camp Rainey Mountain

Feb TBD National Scout Sunday Date FUMC

Feb 13 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Feb 13 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Feb 7-9 Winterfest Gatlinburg Gatlinburg

Feb TBD OA Machque Chapter Brotherhood Day Woodruff Scout Camp

Elangomat Training (morning)

Feb 21-23 Wood Badge Staff Development SD1 Scoutland

Feb 9-11 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

Feb TBD Atlanta Gladiators Scout Night 6:30 PM Gas South Arena

Feb 28-3/2 NYLT Staff Development SD2 Scoutland

March 1 Mountain District Pinewood Derby TBD

March 8 Mountain District Awards Banquet Young Harris College

March 7-9 Climbing Instructor Training – Scouts (16 +) Camp Rainey Mountain

March 13 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

March 13 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

March 14-16 NEGA Council Spring Fling Cubs Scoutland

March 14-16 Wilderness First Aid Training Scoutland

March 14-16 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

March 14-16 Shooting Sports Training Weekend Info Camp Rainey Mountain

Registration March

NRA Instructor Rifle or Shotgun Training (adult)

Range Safety Officer Training (adult)

USA Archery Level 1 (15 or older)

USA Archery Level 2 (adult)

March 21-23 Wood Badge Staff Development SD3 Scoutland

March 21-23 Spring Fellowship – OA Camp Rainey Mountain

March 21-23? BALOO and IOLS Training Sweetwater Scoutland

March 28-30 Duty to God Weekend Camp Rainey Mountain

March 28-30 NYLT Staff Development SD3 Scoutland

April 10 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

April 10 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

April 11-13 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

April 19 Shooting Sports Merit Badge Day Camp Rainey Mountain

Registration (11 and older)

Archery / Rifle / Shotgun Flyer

April TBD BB / Archery Cub Rangemaster Training Camp Rainey Mountain

April 20 EASTER

April 18-20 Wood Badge Staff Development SD3 Scoutland

April 24-27 Wood Badge Weekend 1 of 2 (Friday – Sunday) Scoutland

April TBD OA E6 Conclave | Registration TBD

April 25-27 Mountain District Spring Family Camping Cubs Camp Rainey Mountain

May 2-4 NYLT Staff Development Weekend 4 Scoutland

May 2 Scout Show 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM TBD (Not Gwinett)

For Troops (camp out + movie)

Council Pinewood Derby

May 2-4 Mountain District Spring Camporee TBD

May 2-4 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

May 8 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

May 8 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

May 10 Council Cluster Meeting Scoutland

May 11 NRA Instructor Course

Shooting Sports Merit Badge Day Camp Rainey Mountain

May Registration (11 and older)

Archery / Rifle / Shotgun Flyer

May TBD BB / Archery Cub Rangemaster Training Scoutland

May 16-18 Wood Badge Weekend 2 of 2 Scoutland

May 16-18 OA Pre Camp Camp Rainey Mountain

May 24 Memorial Day Parade 10:30 AM Downtown Blairsville

May (27)24–31 NYLT Week One Scoutland (includes staff setup days)

June (1)1-7 NYLT Week Two Scoutland (includes staff setup days)

June TBD Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

June 9-13 Pathfinders – Scouts Week One Scoutland

Flyer 

June 16-20 Pathfinders – Scouts Week Two Scoutland

Flyer 

June TBD Ranger Camp – Scouts Camp Frank D. Merrill

July 1 Online Popcorn orders are open!

July TBD Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

July 17 Mountain District Program Preview Trinity Church of McCaysville

July TBD Popcorn Show N Sell Orders Due Mountain District

July 25-27 Council Scouts Aquatics Weekend  Flyer Scoutland

Aug 23 Wood Badge NEGA Council Reunion Scoutland

Aug 14 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Aug 14 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Aug 8-10 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

August District Committee Training 8:30 AM First Baptist Gainsville

TBD Recognition Banquet

Aug 15-17 Wilderness First Aid Training Scoutland

August TBD Mowogo Indian Summer Camp Rotary

August 16 Shooting Sports Merit Badge Day Camp Rainey Mountain

August Registration (11 and older)

Archery / Rifle / Shotgun Flyer

Aug 29-31 Council Scouts Aquatics Weekend   Flyer Scoutland

Sept 11 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Sept 11 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Sept 12-14 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

Sept 12-14 Shooting Sports Training Weekend Info Camp Rainey Mountain

Registration September

NRA Instructor Rifle or Shotgun Training (adult)

Range Safety Officer Training (adult)

USA Archery Level 1 (15 or older)

USA Archery Level 2 (adult)

Sept 19-21 Pow Wow – OA Camp Rainey Mountain

Sept 20 Council Cluster Meeting Scoutland

Oct 3-5 Climbing Instructor Training – Scouts (16+) Camp Rainey Mountain

Oct 9 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Oct 9 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Oct 10-12 Climbing Weekend – Scouts (14 and older) Camp Rainey Mountain

Oct 10-12 Fall Family Camping Camp Rainey Mountain

Oct 10-12? BALOO Training Scoutland

Oct 18? Tali Atsila Outdoor Training Weekend 1 of 2 Scoutland

Advanced Training

Oct 24-26 Wilderness First Aid Training Scoutland

Oct 24-26 Shooting Sports Training Weekend Info Camp Rainey Mountain

Registration October

NRA Basic Rifle or Shotgun Training (adult)

Range Safety Officer Training (adult)

USA Archery Level 1 (15 or older)

USA Archery Level 2 (adult)

Nov 4-5 NEGA Council Wilderness First Aid Scoutland

Nov 3-5 Mountain District Fall Camporee TBD

Nov 7-9 Tali Atsila Outdoor Training Weekend 2 of 2 Scoutland

Advanced Training

Nov 13 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Nov 13 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Nov 15 Shooting Sports Merit Badge Day Camp Rainey Mountain

November Registration (11 and older)

Archery / Rifle / Shotgun Flyer

Nov 15 Council Cluster Meeting Scoutland

Nov 14-16 Climbing Weekend – Scouts Camp Rainey Mountain

Nov 14-16 OA Fall Fellowship Scoutland

Dec 6 University of Scouting Frank N. Osbourne Middle

Dec 11 Mountain District Roundtable 7:00 PM Trinity Church of McCaysville

Potluck Dinner

Dec 11 Machque Chapter Meeting Trinity Church of McCaysville

Dec TBD Wreaths Across America Day TBD

2026

Map Links to commonly used locations

Uchee Lodge

Camp Tukabatchee   MAP

Cherry Log Craddock Center

Trinity Church of McCaysville

Scoutland

Camp Rainey Mountain

First United Methodist Church

Camp Rotary 

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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