Foothills District Roundtable Meeting will be help virtually on April 2nd beginning at 7pm. Please use the info below to join using Zoom. Please also see the post below and share any ideas for service projects you have with the dsitrict!
Topic: Foothills Roundtable Time: Apr 2, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
In this time of need, it is more important than ever for all scouts to be as helpful as they can be. To that end, we want to hear what service projects your currently working on and any ideas you had for new ones that you can share with the rest of the scouters in Foothills District! To submit a project idea, simply click the link below. To submit an idea:
You will have to sign with a Google/Gmail account. (Free to create if you don’t have one)
Your email address will only be visible if you choose to allow others to contact you
Be prepared, you will be required to upload a word document or pdf with additional information about your project regarding how it works, who it benefits, and how to participate.
(There may be a 3-5 min. delay in your idea showing up. Please be patient and don’t submit duplicates)
Just a quick recap, Webelos Woods went great this past weekend! Every pack mentioned having a great time which is our goal. Thank you to all the volunteers from Troop 312, Troop 433, Troop 2019, and Troop 2319 for helping plan and staff this wonderful camping opportunity for the scouts!
(click the image below to see the full album of photos from the weekend)
The Fund is currently at $25,646.00, as of February 22,2020 In addition, we continue to get periodic donations – Thank you! Our goal is to sustain an annual scholarship of $1000 when the Fund reaches $50,000. The Fund continues to accept donations – these may be sent in care of CenterState Bank (formerly Charter Bank), Chris Schornak Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund, 3324 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA 30066. Checks should be made out to the Chris Schornak Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me – 770-516-9120. Your donation is tax-deductible, we are a 501(c)3 organization.
We will award our eighth scholarship this year. The 2020 Scholarship will be $500. The application will be available through the Foothills District Website, after March 1, 2020. The deadline for applying is April 18, 2020. The Scholarship Award will be made at the Flag Placement Ceremony at Marietta National Cemetery on May 23, 2020. Eagle Scouts who are High School Seniors or
are currently enrolled in a college, university, vocational school or junior college are eligible. They must have lived in Cobb County at the time of earning the Rank of Eagle Scout or have been the member of a Venture Crew/Boy Scout Troop chartered in Cobb County at the time of achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. See the application for additional information. If you have questions, you may contact me at 770-516-9120.
More information and 2020 Scholarship Application can be found HERE.
Join us for a week of fun at the Foothills Day Camp June 8th – 12th (8:30am-2:30pm) at Marietta First UMC! We will offer a program full of shooting sports, crafts, games, woodworking, activities and friends! All of our camps are nationally accredited and staffed by trained volunteers. Our camps welcome the whole family, including siblings and volunteer parents!
Full PDFs of the above message as well as an earlier email from the Atlanta Area Council can be found at the links below. If you have additional questions regarding the BSA’s Youth Protection Policy or Training, please visit: atlantabsa.org/youth-protection.
If you still have questions, comments, or concerns, you can visit BSARestructuring.org or if you simply want a quick explanation of why the Boy Scouts of America felt the need to declare Bankruptcy, please check out the below explanation.
When: March 6th-8th, 2020 Where:Bert Adams Scout Camp(map and directions) Cost:$20 Who Should Attend: Scouts BSA and Venture Leaders Registration Deadline: March 5, 2020 Register HERE (Must register individually.) Contact: Valery McCray at email@example.com for more information. More Info: Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank. Along with Scoutmaster Specifics this course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Scout Troops in order to be considered “trained”.
Are you interested in joining a Scouts BSA Girl Troop and live in Foothills District (Northeast Cobb)? Then check out one or both of these new scout troops that are forming as we speak! Foothills District is heading full steam ahead in forming Scout BSA Troops for Girls to operate right along side the existing Troops for Boys. You could be one of the founding and key members at one of these units! Both of these newly forming units are having info nights coming up. You can attend one or both to hear about the program that each unit plans to offer. This is a great opportunity to meet the leadership, ask questions, and learn more about the adventures and opportunities that scouting has to offer! Don’t miss out, now’s the perfect time to come and sign up so your scouts can start getting ready for Summer Camp 2020!
Foothills would like to congratulate Troop 2319 from Unity North Atlanta! Troop 2319 was the only unit in the entire Foothills District to earn the Order of the Arrow Unit of Excellence in 2019 and one of only 3 units in the entire Atlanta Area Council. In fact, less than 1% of units national receive the OA Unit of Excellence Award each year! Thank you guys for stepping up and support and promoting the National Honor Society of Scouting. As a chapter, we appreciate your support and look forward to more units promoting the OA in 2020.
For more information about the OA Unit of Excellence, you can check out OA-BSA.org. If you’re another unit in Foothills District and want to work towards the OA Unit of Excellence in 2020 and have question, feel free to email the Kennesaw Chapter Adviser at OAKennesaw@gmail.com.