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The 2015 Georgia-Carolina Council Recognition Dinner is March 17, 2015 at Richmond on Greene, 725 Greene St. Augusta GA. Doors open at 6:00 pm - Program begins at 6:30 pm. Please join us as we recognize and say thank you to our adult volunteers who donated their time and talents for our Councils' youth, and as we recognize some outstanding youth for their achievements in 2014! Click here to register online


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


Merit Badge University is coming up March 7th at Riverside Middle School, a great chance to earn Merit Badges. The Scout Shop has merit badge pamphlets for the courses offered at Merit Badge University. You are advised to get them beforehand. If you fail to do that, the Scout Shop will have a remote shop at Merit Badge U at Riverside Middle School from 7:30 AM to 1 PM with limited supplies on hand. If you want to register, click here to go to the Doubleknot Registration Page with all event info.

BALOO - Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation training is Saturday, March 7th, from 8:30am to 3:30pm, at Grace United Methodist Church (Ouzts Scout Hut)at 639 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC. To register on-line click here

You can now download our 2015 Knox Scout Reservation Summer Camp Leaders Guide
Come out and enjoy a Wild Wild West show at our Spring Camporee March 13-15! Click here to go to Doubleknot and access the Leader's Guide and register. Webelos are also welcome, but must register with a troop. Here is a link to the Wild Wild West Flyer

We would like to thank everyone who showed up to our Pinewood Derby Event on Saturday, January 17. There was a fantastic turnout! The Scout Shop wants to express particular thanks to Preston Harpe (Sales Associate) who handled car design and tool demonstration. We need to thank Justin Schwab (OA Scout), Jeff Schwab (Chief Executive) and Tracy Singer (Assistant Scoutmaster Troop 119) for donating their time, saws, and skill cutting kits all day.


 

214 Webelo Scouts, 220 adults, and over 100 volunteers braved the cold November air to have Arrowquest this year, which means progress was made on more than 600 Webelos achievements. Lots of pictures from the event are online. A huge thank you to all the volunteers and especially to our Arrowquest leader, Dawn Langley-Brady. Thanks Dawn!!!

 


Eagle Scouts Greg Hamilton and Tony Yawn of Reeves Construction ran the Engineering Activity Badge for Pack 2 based out of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Evans, GA. The boys had an exciting and edicational experience and made progress towards their Arrow of Light. More details are here.

Scouts Cameron, Dallen and Fisher completed the Welding Merit Badge at and after our council's summer camp!



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