Welcome to the Sweetwater District homepage. Sweetwater covers south Gwinnett and Walton counties in northeast Georgia. We are glad you found us!
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Are you a new Scouting leader? Your first steps are to take your Youth Protection Training, then choose a learning path in the BSA Learn Center and spend a little time with the material. It is divided into short, easy segments and allows you to train at your own pace. Once you're done, sign up for outdoor leader training- BALOO for Cub Leaders, or IOLS for Scouts BSA leaders. Sweetwater District schedules one of each class annually but you can always get trained in any district or council. (There are many opportunities locally). The Sweetwater "Adult Leader Resources" page will give you links to get started.
Find a Scout Pack or Troop near you: BeAScout.Scouting.Org
If you are a unit leader- This is how someone finds your Pack or Troop. Having your correct information can make the difference in whether someone contacts you or the unit down the road. The unit pin is the point of contact. When someone is interested in your unit, they read about your program, your meeting times and other pertinent information. Then if they are interested, they click the link to contact you. Is your unit pin up-to-date? Key3 Leadership must make the changes, so if you are a Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, Committee Chair, or Chartered Org. Rep.- This step by step guide will walk you through the process.
Sweetwater District is now on Instagram. Follow us at swscouts.nega
Spring Fling Has been cancelled for 2020
We appologize for any inconvenience
Spring Family Camp May 1 - 3, 2020
Bring the Whole Family!
Camp Rainey Mountain
1494 Rainey Mountain Road, Clayton, GA 30525
The whole family is invited to enjoy an adventurous program with FUN and STEM activities while enjoying the Scout Camp Experience at Camp Rainey Mountain. Have a blast for 3 days and 2 nights.
Early Bird: $25 per Family (Dec 9 -March 26)
Regular Fee: $35 per Family (March 27- April 29)
Onsite Fee: $40 per Family (May 1)
Fee includes 1 patch per family.
Cub Leader BALOO Training has been rescheduled to May 15-16 at Scoutland.
This is the training that Cub and Webelos leaders need to take your scouts camping. At least one BALOO trained leader must be present on all Pack and Den campouts.
Register online. The flyer is here.
Scout Show has been Rescheduled to May 30, 2020
Gwinnett County Fairgrounds
Join thousands of Scouts, Friends, Family, and the general public for a unique display of Scouting tradition, games, outdoor programs, and local community vendors & exhibitors!
The incredible event will consist of live demonstrations and exhibits, conducted by hundreds of Scouts of all ages of the Northeast Georgia Council in a live, interactive display of Scouting Skills and Outdoor Activities! Special events from other community organizations and businesses will also be on display, as well as a Scavenger Hunt.
Your Unit can also camp at Scout Show! Camping this year is Friday Night ONLY. Price is $5 per person.
Sweetwater District Pinewood Derby May 30, 2020
Car checkin is Friday evening 6:00-8:00 PM at the fairgrounds.
Late checkin is Saturday 8:00- 9:00 AM. Entries will not be accepted after that time.
Sweetwater District Races and Best of Show judging begin at 9:00 AM.