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News for the Georgia Carolina Council


Please see the home page for an important note about our Fall Roundup Kickoff next week!
Adults interested in leadership for the 2017 Jamboree should fill out and submit a 2017 Jambo Adult Leadership Application.

Many training opportunities are coming up! Click on theCouncil Training Flyer 2015-16 for more information.The Trainers Edge, Scoutmaster/Asst Scoutmaster Training, ILST/ILSC Training, IOLS/OWLS and Den Chief Training are all open and available for online registrations on their respective dates on the Council Calendar and below. Some are limited in size, so sign up today!

The Trainers Edge - Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Click on this registration link for more information and to register online


 Scoutmaster/Asst Scoutmaster Training - Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Council Office. Click on this registration link for more information and to register online


 ILST/ILSC Training - Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Grace Scout Hut, 639 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC. Click on this registration link for more information and to register online.


Den Chief Training - Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Council Office is FREE! Click on this registration link for more information and to register online.


 Powderhorn - August 14-17 2015 at Robert E Knox Scout Reservation! One Weekend Course, optional events on Monday the 17th. Click on this registration link for more information and to register online.Course size is limited to the first 48 participants! Sign up today!


IOLS/OWLS Training - September 11th from 6:00pm to September 13th at 3:00pm will be offered at Camp Daniel Marshall. The Cost of the course is $40 by August 24, 2015 and $45 after August 24, 2015 thru September 4, 2015. Click on this registration link for more information and to register online.

The 2015 Georgia-Carolina Council Hornaday Conservation Weekend is September 25-27, 2015 at the Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation. Click here this registration link for more information and to register online today!

 Jimmie Dyess 2015 is live! Coming up on October 9-11 2015 at Barton Field, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Sign up for Early Bird registration on or before August 31, 2015! Click here for more information and to register on line.


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.
Youtube link of the address
Written transcript of the address (PDF)


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


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

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



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 joyce.whitney@scouting.org 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!