Exploring/Venturing District

Get your Popcorn While it Lasts!!!

have you started taking online
orders with your unit?

For More information See: https://www.nega-bsa.org/Popcorn

This a free event that is open to all Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Ventures, Sea Scouts, Girl Scouts & the general public. We will be offering a Radio Merit Badge Classes at JOTA. Come learn and have fun at JOTA 2019. JOTA is an annual Scouting event that uses amateur radio to link Scouts around the world, around the nation, and in our own community. Scouts of any age can participate, from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts, Venturers and Girl Scouts. This is the official JOTA site of the Northeast Georgia Council Amateur Radio Club KK4BSA.

We will be offering two Radio Merit Badge Classes at JOTA. Space will be limited to 30 students. Registration is only required for the Merit Badge Class. Anyone else is free to just show up. For Merit Badge Registration go to http://KK4BSA.info/RadioMB.html

See Flyer: JOTA-2019-pdf

What is VOA Lockin? The lock-in is an event where scouts of all ages meet in an isolated area such as gymnasium, meeting hall, recreational building, etc. and interact all night with other scouts.  This is meant to be a bonding moment in which scouts get to know other scouts and play games, sports, watch movies, have a fun evening.

Saturday, December 7th, 2019
Scoutland Gainesville, Georgia
3685 Looper Lake Road, Gainesville, GA.  30506

The Lockin is open to all registered youth and time started will be determined at a date closer to the event.  This event will start after University of Scouting and end at approximately 8:00am Sunday December 8th. 

For more information - please contact
Tom Roberts (VOA Advisor) at tlroberts@mindspring.com or
Nicole Alivandi (Exploring Executive) at nicole.alivandi@scouting.org

Food drive combined with camping, Scout skill events, Yule Log hunt, and a special seasonal campfire.

Who: All Sweetwater & Apalachee Scout Troops, Crews, & Posts.

Where:  Scoutland, on beautiful Lake Lanier
3685 Looper Lake Road, Gainesville, GA.

When: Friday through Sunday, December 13-15, 2019.
Camp the entire weekend or just come for the field events on Saturday.

How Much: $5 per person + gift card and canned good donations to local food co-ops. All paid attendees will receive lunch & event patch. Register by unit at Apalachee September, October & November Roundtables 

Flyer: 2019 Yule Log Flyer 05302019.pdf
Guide: 2019 Yule Log Guide 09072019.pdf

2020 Jamboree On The Trail

Calling all Packs, Troops, Crews & Posts
Saturday, May 9

On the second Saturday each May since 1998, all those in the World Scout Movement have been invited to hike together. In their own way, all Scouts – whatever their age, wherever they may be, in whatever way they can – will be hiking the same direction; towards a better future through Scouting.

There is no cost to participate in this international event. Commemorative 2020 JOTT patches will be $4 each. Proceeds of the patch sale support the work of the Northeast Georgia Council International Committee.

If you have any questions, please contact Northeast Georgia Council International Representative Phil Krajec, mrkrajec529@gmail.com.

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