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NYLT Winter Course - A few spots left

National Youth Leadership Training

Saturday, December 26th, 12:30 pm – Thursday, December 31st, 5:00 pm - 2015
Camp Gorman, Bert Adams SR (Coed)

Only a Few Spots Left!

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is a week-long course which features instruction in skills that can be used at home, at school, on the job, and at the Scout unit level. Through activities, events, games, and adventures, NYLT participants will work hard and play hard together as they put into action the best Scouting has to offer.


Transitioning to the 2016 Boy Scout Requirements

Based on the work of the Strategic Plan Goal 411 Task Force, a new set of Boy Scout requirements will become effective on January 1st, 2016. Timing for the release and implementation of the new requirements will be as follows:

Foothills Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers November 5, 2015

Elections of Foothills District Officers and Members at Large will be held at the Foothills District Annual Business Meeting to be held on November 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Maple Avenue United Methodist Church located at: 63 Maple Ave NW, Marietta, GA 30064. (map)
Foothills District Chartered Organization Representatives, Foothills District Members at Large and Atlanta Area Council Members at Large residing within the Foothills District are eligible to vote.

Journey to Excellence Scorecard for Foothills Units

The Atlanta Area Council has provided us with interim results for 2015 Journey to Excellence performance for Foothills units. To see how your Troop, Pack, Team or Crew stacks up, Download the Excel Spreadsheet. If you have questions or concerns, please Contact the Foothills Disctrict Committee.

Foothills Eagle Scouts for August, 2015

Congratulations to Foothills' 12 new Eagle Scouts, who completed their Eagle Scout Boards of Review last Thursday. Collectively, their Eagle Scout Service Projects provided over 2400 hours of service to our communities (several projects this month took place out-of-state!).

Foothills Eagle Scouts for July, 2015

Congratulations to the 7 new Eagle Scouts from the Foothills District. On Thursday, July 16, these 7 scouts completed their Eagle Scout Boards of Review conducted by the Foothills Advancement Committee. Combined, their Eagle Scout service projects contributed over 1,000 Service Hours to our community!


John Sullivan - 5/17/1918 - 5/7/2015

The Memorial Mass for John Sullivan will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, on May 16, 2015 at 11 AM.  A reception will follow in the parish hall.  See the attached file for summary of John's Scouting Career.

John was a lifelong Scouter and a revered member of the Foothills District and Atlanta Area Council communities. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.




Guide to Advancement 2015

The National Advancement Team has published the 2015 update to the Guide to Advancement on the BSA national website:

The Guide to Advancement is the authoritative source for advancement policies and procedures at all levels of Scouting. It is a highlly readable and useful document for any adult leader involved with advancement in any way.

In addition to the dedicated web page, the GTA is available as a PDF download, and may be purchased in the Scout Shop (make sure the 2015 version is in stock before you buy).

2015 Foothills District Cub Scout Day Camp

Come Join Us


"Adventure Takes Flight"

Cub Scout Day Camp

June 8-12, 2015

New Cub Scout Requirements Launch on June 1, 2015

The new advancement program for Cub Scouts officially launches on June 1, 2015. If you haven't done so already, take a look at the BSA Program Updates Page for lots of resources that describe and explain the new program.

The new program and these requirements will be effective with the 2015-2016 Scouting year. Handbooks, den leader guides, and other affected materials are on schedule to be in Scout shops no later than May 1, 2015.


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