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...
2022 Pinewood Derby Results

2022 Pinewood Derby Results

Pack 440 held their first Pinewood Derby race on March 26th at The Craddock Center in Cherry Log, GA. The Pack had seven competitors and three outlaws. Car number 42 finished first in speed and won best of show.  Number 42 was followed by card number 2014 finished...
Ronalds’ Eagle Scout Project For Mountain Light

Ronalds’ Eagle Scout Project For Mountain Light

Ronald’s, age 13, Ellijay GA, BSA Troop 440 Eagle Scout Project was a great success. We had 8 volunteers the first day and 11 volunteers the second day. This project transformed an overgrown weed area between buildings into a beautiful prayer and meditation...
2022 Scout Banquet Recap

2022 Scout Banquet Recap

The 2022 Scout recognition banquet was celebrated Saturday, March 12th, 2022. Parker, our master of ceremonies, lead us through an evening of recognition and celebration. Jeremy Bruce single-handedly prepared and served our meals for the evening. Arrow Of Light...
I’m no Jim Gallagher! But here’s the Scout Scoop!

I’m no Jim Gallagher! But here’s the Scout Scoop!

So many activities happening this week/weekend. Jump in anywhere you want to. 2022 March Scouter Night Spring Fling 2022 2022 District Pinewood Race 2022 Scouter Banquet 2022 Spring NOVA Wild Activity Spring 2022...
National Bird Feeding Month is here. Here’s what you can do.

National Bird Feeding Month is here. Here’s what you can do.

“I would like to recognize February, one of the most difficult months in the United States for wild birds, as National Bird Feeding Month.”, said John Porter, Congressman from Illinois, on 23 February 1994, as he passed a resolution for protection and welfare for...

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