Pack 407

of Hiawassee, GA

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“EPIC Whitewater” Rafting Trip Sep 9th, 2023

“EPIC Whitewater” Rafting Trip Sep 9th, 2023

On Saturday of September 9th, our troop went to the Ocoee River on a rafting trip. We started near the waterfall at the beginning of the river. The first rapid was shortly after we got in the water. This rapid was not too intense and was a good introduction to the...

2023 Lock In

2023 Lock In

Troop 440 went to mountain light church and had a lock-in to have fun and learn something new. We played Mario Kart and ate hamburgers for dinner and frosted flakes for breakfast the next morning. Played a little bit of nerf war with the boys. Stayed up all night...

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...

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...

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 Sell...

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...

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