News for the Georgia Carolina Council

We encourage all scouters to view the national meeting address from our BSA president, Dr. Robert Gates, and would like to stress that at this point there have been no changes in qualifications for adult leaders. We will do our best to communicate any further developments as they occur.

Woodbadge 2016 is now open for registration. You can now make multiple payments. Click this link for more information and to register online

Kiokee River Day Camp is open for registration. Clickthis link for more information and to register online

For ongoing Scout Shop promotions go to the Scout Shop Page.

The New Cub Scout Program handbooks may now be ordered from the Scout Shop. See the Scout Shop page for more details.

Congratulations to the Council Pinewood Derby Winners!

Tigers - from left to right

William Hargrove P45, Third Place;

Jonah Vanessa P615, Second Place;

Shawn Tiedman P351, First Place


Wolves - from left to right

Matt Jordan, P115, Third Place;

Nathan Johnson, P413, Second Place;

Eli Walker,P115, First Place


Bears - from left to right

Troy Yancy, P280, Third Place;

Charlie Hargrove, P45, Second Place;

Hollis Evans, P125, First Place

Web I - from left to right

Jonathan Jabeley, P8, Third Place;

Ashton Stroud, P115, Second Place

Ethan Miller, P615 First Place

Web II - from left to right

Jackson Kaminski, P615, Third Place

Roland Martin, P413, Second Place

Samuel White, P75, First Place

Please welcome Brian Taylor as our new Field Director. Brian will be providing leadership, coaching and support to our District Executives. Brian began his professional career in Scouting as a District Executive with the Cape Fear Council in Wilmington, NC in 1996. In 2000 Brian joined the Three Rivers Council in Beaumont, TX. He held the positions of District Executive, Senior District Executive and District Director while in Beaumont. In 2004 Brian joined the Palmetto Council in Spartanburg, SC as a District Director. In February 2008 Brian joined the Supply Group as a territory manager. Brian was born and raised in eastern North Carolina. He is an Eagle Scout, Woodbadge Trained, Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, and a 1995 graduate of East Carolina University. Brian’s wife Jacque just recently was transferred to International Paper. They have a daughter, Margaret. We are happy to have Brian on board, and feel he will be an asset to the Council. Brian looks forward to helping us meet your needs.

Our Scouting 411 newsletters will be coming out twice monthly in emailed PDF formats, to be archived on our Resources->Newsletter Archive pages. Submissions should be emailed to and should be in WORD or TEXT formats. Supporting documents can be PDF format. Photo submissions should be in JPEG or PNG format. Deadlines for submissions are Fridays, and the newsletter will be sent out the following Wednesday (typically the first and third Fridays of the month). If you miss a deadline, it will have to wait another two weeks.

Please include the Who, What, When, Where, Why, Cost, and contact information in your submission, and keep your submissions brief and to the point to catch the attention of Scouts, Scouters, and families.

Thank you for your support of scouting!