Warm 2022 Fall Camporee Recap “Hungry Games”

Warm 2022 Fall Camporee Recap “Hungry Games”

For early November the weather was perfect. A little cool, a tiny bit of sprinkling rain, and amazing colors on the trees. Four Troops, 101, 125, 432, and 440 from four counties gather to compete in the Hungry Games, hosted by Troop 125. Kim Game Each Troop had to try...
Hiking Merit Badge Requirements Update

Hiking Merit Badge Requirements Update

Several requirement changes have been approved to the Hiking merit badge These will become effective on January 1, 2023. Requirement 2 Requirement 2 has been expanded into three parts, to allow Scouts to thoroughly demonstrate an under- standing of the importance of...
2022 Family Fall Camping

2022 Family Fall Camping

The 2022 fall family camping at camp rainy mountain hosted over 300 people last weekend, October 14-16th. The Cub Scout families enjoyed fishing, BB shooting, archery, trick-or-treating, costumes, and campfire. Smooth Check-in Many attendees reported that we had the...
Explosive NOVA Down and Dirty Recap

Explosive NOVA Down and Dirty Recap

Last Saturday 19 Scouts gathered for our quarterly NOVA event, Down and Dirty. Down and Dirty NOVA focused on geology, rocks, minerals, and volcanoes. The afternoon began with creating a model of a volcano. The Scouts spray-foamed their mountain into an aluminum pie...
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...

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