2022 Pow Wow Recap

2022 Pow Wow Recap

An amazing weekend for Pow Wow at Camp Rainey Mountain There are no pictures of the food because it was so amazing I couldn’t think about anything except how delicious it was. To top it off there was homemade ice cream and deserts from the Chapters. The games...

District Events

Upcoming Events 2022 August Mountain District Round Table Read More 11 August, 2022 }Thursday, 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm UMC Epworth 585 Madola Rd, Epiworth GA 30541 2022 District Committee Training Recognition Banquet Read More 13 August, 2022...

Mountain District event updates for the end of July

Ideal Year of Scouting IYOS Meeting 9 a.m. Lawrenceville VFW July 23. The ideal year of Scouting meeting is where we talk about how you can put together your Scouting budget.  Fundraising – Popcorn Dates Changes First Day for top selling Units to reserve Show N...
NEW Merit Badge Counselor Night on Zoom Sunday At 7

NEW Merit Badge Counselor Night on Zoom Sunday At 7

Incomplete merit badges keep Scouts from earning a badge and sometimes rank.  Given an opportunity to present a merit badge requirement online gives a Scout an easy chance to advance.  So, we would like to introduce Merit Badge Counselor, MBC, Night. On...
Edward Lacey’s History With Scouting In Gilmer County

Edward Lacey’s History With Scouting In Gilmer County

Looking back over my almost 50 years of scouting, one thing I’ve noticed (and been jealous of so to speak) is that the most successful troops know and pay honor to their history. I think that this is one reason why BSA came up with the Scout Lore merit badge – because...
Exciting 2022 Program Preview Info and Instagram

Exciting 2022 Program Preview Info and Instagram

Hello, my name is David Grubb. I am your webmaster and your new District Representative. Here’s an update on the District Award of Merit, summer camp, program preview, and our new Instagram account @negamountaindistrict District Award of Merit Congratulations to Jenny...
22 Spring Camporee Survivors, Competitors, & Awards.

22 Spring Camporee Survivors, Competitors, & Awards.

Amazing weather last weekend for the camporee, even though we left early because of a threatening thunderstorm. The camporee staff from Troop 125 and 440 did an amazing job. Try not to die night! Pairs of Scouts from 3 Troops did in fact survive Friday night in their...
Upcoming 2022 Spring Camporee Preparations

Upcoming 2022 Spring Camporee Preparations

April 2nd, Troop 440 began on-site preparations for the upcoming camporee. While the Troop camped, cooked, and worked on Scout requirements they took time out to discuss and prepare for the camporee. The tomahawk target was completed. With a dimension of 4 by 4 feet,...
Philmont First Steps To An Ultimate Goal

Philmont First Steps To An Ultimate Goal

On March 26 and 27, seven younger scouts (largely 12-year-olds) took the first step toward a Philmont Trek in 2024 with a backpacking trip on the AT (Appalachian Trail). For those familiar with the AT it was a hike up to COWROCK to spend the night.  They did...

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