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...
Warm 2022 Fall Camporee Recap “Hungry Games”
Four Troops, 101, 125, 432, and 440 from four counties gather to compete in the Hungry Games, hosted by Troop 125.
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
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.
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
An amazing weekend for Pow Wow at Camp Rainey Mountain
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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
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
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...