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Scout Night with the Greenjackets

June 7, 2014 Make your reservations today!

2014 Aiken Friends of Scouting Dinner

Please join us as we honor Mayor Fred Cavanaugh with Aiken's first Distinguished Citizen Award presented by the Georgia-Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America. Fred has dedicated more than 25 years of leadership to the people and community of Aiken. A Boy Scout as a youth and a Scout leader later with his sons, he truly understands the importance of character and leadership development of our youth. It will be a great evening to honor this community leader for his selfless service and support the Scouting programs in Aiken!

Sign up for Chickasaw Camporee

Knights of the Round Table - March 7,8,9 - Register NOW

2014 Merit Badge University

Got Badges? - Yes they did!

Yamasee Banquet

SIGN up NOW! - February 8, 2014 American Legion Post 26

Sign Up NOW for Summer Camp

Summer Camp 2014 at Knox - Leader's Guide NOW available

Crew 2850 Trained and Ready

2014 Wood Badge Course

Register online NOW!

Printable District Calendars

Please see the links for your District Event calendars:

Are You an Iron Scout

Fun new challenge at summer camp this year - THE Knox Iron Scout! Can you run 1 mile, bike 6 miles and kayak 1 mile...these Scouts can!

2013-2014 Council Program Calendar

This calendar is Council Program Calendar for the 2013-2014 Scouting year!

SCOUT FUN in the SUN!

Summer Camp Opportunities for Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts! Kiokee Day Camp and Yamasee Day Camp as well as Webelos Resident Camp at Camp Daniel Marshall and Boy Scout Summer Camp at Knox!

Council Membership Impact Statement

Thank you for your participation in our recent survey regarding the membership policy discussion in the Boy Scouts of America. We have compiled the responses and have submitted our statement to the Region and National Offices based on your input.

2013 Friends of Scouting Dinner with Atlanta Falcon Head Coach Mike Smith

Thank you to Head Coach Mike Smith and all the dedicated Scout supporters who came out to celebrate Scouting and the Atlanta Falcons! It was a wonderful evening with an inspirational presentation by Coach Smith and several of the finest Scouting has to offer, including Fripp McDougal, Tiger Cub, Mark Nissen, Star Scout and Matthew Tuschen, Life Scout. The dinner is the kick-off to the annual Friends of Scouting Campaign which is well underway.

2013 Annual Council Recognition Banquet

Congratulations to our 2012 Class of Eagles!

2013 Webelos Resident Camp

Sign UP NOW for this exciting NEW Resident Camp at Camp Daniel Marshal!

IOLS and OWLS Training

IOLS and OWLS training will be rescheduled for FALL 2013 - Date to be determined

2013 University of Scouting

THANK YOU to all the wonderful volunteers and youth that came out for a great day of learning and fellowship! A special "THANK YOU" to Paul Korinko and his staff for supplying outstanding leadership to this event! Every Scout deserves a trained leader!

2013-2015 Strategic Plan

The Executive Board approves the 2013-2015 Strategic Plan to guide the Council for the next few years. The Strategic Plan Committee put forth a document for approval based on many hours of planning, discussion and extraordinary efforts by more than 35 dedicated volunteers. Thank you to everyone for their hard work and dedication!

2013 Summer Camp Leader Guide

Sign Up for Summer Camp TODAY! Staff NEEDED!

STEM Merit Badges Offered

Aiken Technical College is offering STEM project merit badges for Boy Scouts in the upcoming weeks.

2013 Summer Camp at Knox Scout Reservation

Join us for Summer Camp 2013...Don't miss it!

2012 Fleur de Lis Formal

Featured Guest Speaker Medal of Honor Recipient Harvey C. "Barney" Barnum, Jr. Colonel United States Marine Corps (Retired)

2013 National Jamboree Update

Cub Scout Summer Day Camps

July 9-13

OA Bob White Lodge's Where to Go Camping Guide

"Path to a Great Camping Trip"

Council Recognition Dinner

This Years Silver Beaver Recipients Are..

Cub Scout Fun Day 2012

April 27-29

Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills and Outdoor Leader Skills For Webelos Leaders

March 16 - 18, 2012 @ Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation

Welding Merit Badge for Boy Scouts

Goes Live end of February

2012 Augusta Friends of Scouting Dinner

Wednesday March 7, 2012

2012 Augusta and Ft. Gordon Warrior Run

April 21 @ Ft. Gordon, see flyer

Thank You Danny Kuhlmann!

2012 Korea Jamboree for Boy Scouts and Venturers

International Event

12th Annual Boy Scout Day at the Georgia Capitol

Wednesday, March 21st 2012 9:00am - 2:00pm. Boy Scout Event Only

Council Personnel Changes

Council Annual Business Meeting

Georgia-Carolina Council Bass Tournament

SCOUTStrong

The SCOUTStrong Presidential Active Lifestyle Award Challenge (PALA) will help you add activity to your life, and reward you when you do!

Medal of Honor recipient speaks at 11th Annual Fleur-de-Lis Dinner

Wood Badge For The 21st Century

The premier adult leadership training experience of the Boy Scouts of America will be presented by the council in 2012!

2011 Kiokee District Fall Camporee

Council-wide Adult Leader Training Event

A variety of training sessions will be offered Saturday, November 12 at First Baptist Church of Augusta.

2011-2012 Council Calendar

A PDF of the council & district calendar is available here!

BALOO - Saturday, October 8

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation - a REQUIRED training to conduct Cub Scout Pack camping programs.

2011 Spook-O-Ree

Cub Scout Packs - Plan on attending a SPOOKTACULAR time October 21-23 at Knox Scout Reservation!

Bob White Lodge Cub Scout Camping Award

New Yamasee District Executive

Crew 8 @ Philmont 2011

Arrow Quest 2011

Our Webelos-Ree will take place September 23 - 25 at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation.

Council now accepting applications to attend the 2013 National Jamboree!

July 14 - 24, 2013 at the brand new Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in New River Gorge, West Virginia!.

Improvements at Knox Scout Reservation continue

BSA introduces new Tour Plan

Effective March 1st, 2011 what are currently known as local & national tour permits will be superseded by what will be called the Tour Plan.

Golf Tournament for Scouting

Monday, June 6 at beautiful Mt. Vintage Plantation & Golf Club.

The Declaration of Scouting!

Join us at Cub Fun Day, Saturday, April 30!

Motorcycle Ride for Scouting

Saturday, May 21; presented by the Road Knights of Augusta.

2011 Council Volunteer & Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner

Join us for an evening of scouting fellowship & recognition! Alvin Townley, author of LEGACY OF HONOR & SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE will be our Guest Speaker. Our 2010 Silver Beaver honorees are...

Outdoor Leader Training - March 25 - 27

For all Scoutmasters, Assistant Scoutmasters, & Webelos Leaders.

2011 Family Friends of Scouting

Thank you for your support of this very important campaign. Has your unit scheduled this year's Family FOS presentation? Contact the Council Service Center, 706-733-5277, today!

2011 Richard Dunstan Memorial Sporting Clays Classic

Saturday, February 26 at Pinetucky.

Merit Badge University

Registration ends February 25, 2011!

Scout Night with the Augusta RiverHawks

Friday, February 11 at James Brown Arena.

BSA & SC State Parks Partnership

Scouts Serve Soldiers

2011 Annual Business Meeting

Scout Shop Closings

The Scout Shop will be closed on the following dates...

Trainer's EDGE

Saturday, January 8 @ Christ The King Lutheran Church.

2010 Gathering of Eagles

Distinguished Eagle Scout and Medal of Honor recipient Leo Thorsness joined us on Saturday, November 6.

Jimmie Dyess Days article in November 2010 Boys' Life magazine!

"Scouting's Journey To Excellence"

The new "Quality Unit" program that will begin in 2011.

Get In The Game!

Find out how to get involved in this geocaching activity.

Gathering of Eagles

Saturday, November 6, 9:30am at the Enterprise Mill's Starch Building

A Pitch for Scouting with the GreenJackets

A great night at the ballpark...a few of the "Boy Scout themed" jerseys the players wore are still for sale!

SCOUTMASTERS:

You and your SPL are invited to a luncheon to learn more about what is happening at Knox Scout Reservation.

Improvements at Knox Scout Reservation continue!

A Pitch For Scouting!

A special Scout Night with the Augusta GreenJackets on Saturday, August 21.

NEW Cub Scout Delivery Method

ATTENTION ALL CUB SCOUT LEADERS: A new way to deliver the Cub Scout program will begin September 2010!

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO BSA'S YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING POLICIES!

Summer Advancement Opportunities in Augusta!

7 Merit Badges available and the Forester Activity Badge for Webelos!

Philmont Training Center 2010

It is not too late to sign-up!

John Gehrt Memorial Gifts

Wood Badge SR-1018 a success!

48 scouters participated in two weekends of LEADERSHIP training to complete the first phase of their Wood Badge training.

Union Pacific and the Boy Scouts of America

Introducing the 100th Anniversary Historical Merit Badge Program!

Scout Night with the Greenjackets!

Friday, May 7, 7:05pm at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

Work complete on new Camp Ranger house at Knox Scout Reservation!

Augusta Chronicle Editorial recognizes the values of scouting!

Special Scout Night Opportunities!

Harlem Globetrotters (March 12) & Ringling Brothers Circus (March 19) offer special ticket opportunities for scouts!

BALOO - Saturday, February 27

A training opportunity for Cub Scout Leaders!

2010 Chickasaw District Winter Merit Badge Series

Presenting Nuclear Science, Disability Awareness and Citizenship in the Community.

Philmont 2011

Attention Boy Scouts and Venturers! Here is a chance to participate in a great High Adventure experience!

Brand new Council Shoulder Patch unveiled!

Be sure to join us at our 100th Anniversary Open House on Monday, February 8th!

Council accepting Silver Beaver Award nominations!

The Silver Beaver Award is a recognition given by the National Court of Honor for distinguished service to youth within the council.

2010 University of Scouting, Saturday, January 23 at Greenbrier High School

Attention ALL Volunteers...you don't want to miss this...

Unit Leader Award of Merit - NEW

New Belt Loops, Pins, and Merit Badges are Coming

Council Service Center Holiday Open House!

Stop by the Scout Service Center on Friday, December 18, for some holiday cookies and punch!

"Celebrate Scouting" Stamp Unveiled by USPS!

2010 National Jamboree UPDATE!

Council contingent fee reduced to $1,575...ONLY 26 spots left...deadline to sign-up is January 1st!

Bob White Lodge & Project Lifting Spirits

A great holiday community service project for ALL scouts to participate in.

National Membership Fee Increase

Effective January 1,2010, the annual National Membership Fee will increase to $15.00

2009 Richard Dunstan Memorial Sporting Clays Classic

8 teams participated in our second annual event.

3,184 Scouts & Scouters participate in Jimmie Dyess Days 2009!

A great weekend for scouting at Fort Gordon!

Council Shoulder Patch Redesign Contest!

To help celebrate the 100th Anniverary of Scouting, the council is conducting a contest to design a brand new Council Shoulder Patch to represent our council!

Local Scouter wins Arrow Corp 5 Photography Contest

Troop 15 climbs Table Rock

Jimmie Dyess Days 2009

Over 2,000 scouts and scouters expected...don't miss it...October 2-4 at Fort Gordon! Packs can still register to particiapte by September 18!

2010 National Scout Jamboree

Boy Scouts...the deadline is approaching to register to participate...don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Contingent adult leaders selected...

Scout Night with Professional Bull Riders!

Friday, August 21, 8:00 pm at USC Aiken Convocation Center.

Pack 7 conducts Scouting For Food Good Turn!

Scouting For Adventure - Season 2

On the Outdoor Channel!

Walk-In Refrigerator & Freezer Installed at Knox Scout Reservation

WATCH IT! BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA’S OFFICIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL !

12th Edition of the Boy Scout Handbook

Arrives at the Augusta Scout Shop on August 1st!

Council Philmont Contingent on the way to New Mexico!

16 youth and 8 adult leaders left at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 8.

Boy Scout Summer Camp at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation

For the fourth year in a row, camp is recognized as a BSA Nationally Accredited Camp!

NYLT - National Youth Leadership Training

The BSA's premier training for Boy Scout Youth Leaders...

2009 Cub Scout Day Camp

Cub Scouts...don't miss out on the fun at our 2009 Cub Scout Day Camps this summer! This year's theme is Team Cub Scout! NEW...Day Camp promo video now online!

KSR Boy Scout Summer Camp: Updated information available online now!

UPDATED Leader’s Guide, Program Planning Packet, Merit Badge Schedule, Merit Badge Worksheets and more…

Generations Connection

Celebrate 100 Years of Scouting with our partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation!

Mt. Vintage Golf Tournament

Monday, June 1st...to support the Georgia-Carolina Council.

Pack 7 at Ninety Six National Historic Site

Pack 7 Scouts and Scouters attended the Revolutionary War Days re-enactment at the Star Fort at the Ninety Six National Historic Site.

"This Is Scouting" now available online

Replaces "New Leader Essentials"...

Celebrate 100 Years of Scouting!

Nominations for the National Hall of Leadership are now being accepted.

Scout Night @ Augusta Greenjackets

Join us for a great night of America's pastime on Friday, May 8th!

2009 Greater Augusta Friends of Scouting Dinner

Thursday, April 16 at the Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites with Special Guest Ken Whisenhunt, Augusta native and Head Coach of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals.

Scout Night @ The Circus

Friday, March 27 at the James Brown Arena.

Wilderness First Aid Course

Presented by MCG March 21-22 at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation.

Outdoor Training Weekend

February 27 - March 1 @ Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation.

Local scouts participate in Video Teleconference.

Also included scouts from Fort Hood, Texas and Baghdad, Iraq.

A Scout is Reverent

Scout Sunday is February 8th. Does your unit plan to participate?

Crew 7 in action!

Backpacking at Camp Daniel Boone in North Carolina.

NEW Annual Health & Medical Record

The one health and medical record for your use. Replaces former Class 1, 2, and 3 forms, which will be phased out in 2009.

Online Tour Permits

The online process to submit tour permits will go live January 5th!

2009 Merit Badge University

Saturday, February 7...28 different Merit Badges available!

Webelos Den Holiday Good Turn!

Pack 615's Flaming Arrow Patrol partners with MCG & The Salvation Army.

Fiscal Policies & Procedures for BSA Units

Helpful information for all scouting units from the National Council.

Medal of Honor recipient speaks to Eagle Scouts

Sammy Davis joined us at the Gathering of Eagles on Saturday, November 15.

Scout Night with the Augusta Lynx

Saturday, November 22, 7pm at the James Brown Arena!

A Gathering of Eagles

An event for all Eagle Scouts...Saturday, November 15.

A Scary-good time at Spook-O-Ree 2008!

Over 800 in attendance at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation.

First-ever Venturing Adventure Weekend a Success!

Great activities and great weather at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation...

2009 Boy Scout Summer Camp Planning Guide Now Available!

Come home to Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation...

GA-CA Council staff gets "corny" over the upcoming popcorn & magzine derby sale!

Don't let your unit miss out on this great fundraising opportunity!

Venturer Adventure Weekend

"Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained!", October 3-5 at Knox Scout Reservation.

Motor Vehicle Safety

Safe Kids is offering a great educational opportunity for pre-teen Boy Scouts.

NEW Adult Leader Applications

An update to the Adult Leader Application is now available.

Trainer Development Conference - POSTPONED

Saturday, August 23, 9am - 4:30pm

Program Preview / Fall Roundup Kickoff

Don't miss this very important meeting in your district to get all of the information you need to kickoff the new scouting year!

Good Turn for Ronald McDonald House!

Members of Pack & Troop 413 recently visited the house to make a donation.

New NYLT dates announced!

NYLT (National Youth Leadership Training) for Boy Scouts will be held July 27 - August 1 at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation.

2008 Mt. Vintage Golf Tournament

35 teams participated in our annual golf tournament at Mt. Vintage Plantation Golf Club.

Scouts invited to the Vietnam Wall Experience

Thursday, June 26th, scouts are invited to view this Memorial. NOTE: This is the day before the Memorial is open to the public.

New Centennial Boy Scout Uniform

An exciting update to the classic Boy Scout uniform made with high-performance fabrics and some new multi-functional features!

Beaver Day @ Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation

At great day of service at Knox Scout Reservation on Saturday, June 7th!

CSI : Cub Fun Day enjoyed by all!

Around 200 Cub Scouts, family members and volunteer staff enjoyed a great day at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation on Saturday, April 26th.

Thunder Over Augusta

A community event to pay tribute to our military on Saturday, May 17.

Local Scouters attend Wood Badge!

Recently, 6 volunteers from the Georgia-Carolina Council attended Wood Badge at Camp Blue Heron.

Council conducts Pinewood Derby!

On Saturday, March 29, the council conducted the Pinewood Derby race for District winners at James Brown Arena.

Youth Protection and Personal Safety Awareness Month

The BSA has designated April as a time to focus on this important topic.

Order of the Arrow Spring Ordeal A Success!

The weekend of March 7th-9th, the Order of the Arrow worked on a number of projects at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation.

Policy on Scout Participation in Political Events

Please review the attachment regarding the BSA's policy on this topic...

Scout Night @ the Augusta Lynx!

Join us for a great night of hockey on Saturday, March 29th and the chance to spend the night in the Lynx Den!

Outdoor Training Weekend

Outdoor Training Weekend, March 14-16 at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation!

2008 Boy Scout Summer Camp Director named!

Boy Scout Troops: Get ready for our 3rd season of Summer Camp at Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation!

Augusta Aqueduct Clean Up

Boy Scout Troops & Venture Crews: Join us Saturday, March 1st for a multi-organization service project opportunity!

Venture Crew 615 Goes Rock Climbing!

Rock climbing is not for the faint of heart, but these kids are up to the task.

Council holds Annual Business Meeting

More than 30 voting members attended to hear the reports for the previous year as well as elect the Advisory Board, Executive Board and Council Officers for 2008.

Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award

Council Announces Frank Dennis Jr. Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award. Pictured is Anne Trotter daughter of the late Frank Dennis Jr.

Spotlight

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"In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself instead of being instructed."
Sir Robert Baden-Powell
Founder of the Boy Scouts