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Sweetwater District Annual Meeting

Each year the June meeting is designated to elect the new Sweetwater District Committee. A nominating committee was formed and will present its recommended slate of members and district officers. This is an open meeting to anybody in the district.

Voting members at this meeting are: A) Existing committee members B) All Chartered organization reps who are registered and currently representing a unit within the district C) registered council members at large that reside in Sweetwater district.

The meeting is to be held at Cannon United Methodist Church at 7:00PM on Tuesday June 7th.

If you have a new member suggestion, please forward to me no later than June 1st. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor at this meeting.

We hope that many of you will join us that evening. The district meetings are run on a tight schedule and all business is usually conducted within a 60 to 70 minute time frame. It takes many volunteers that results in our successful program.

Contact Ranny Burts ( with any questions.

Silver Beaver Award Nominations

The Silver Beaver Award is one of Scouting's highest honors that can be bestowed upon an adult volunteer. It is an outstanding distinction for service!

To be considered, our best scouters must be nominated. In years past, the Sweetwater district has been well represented. There are many reasons for that. Not the least of which, the winners worked hard for the council and deserve to be recognized. Let's get cooking and crank out some well-earned nominations by May 25th.

Access the form HERE. For questions about qualifications or how to fill effectively complete the nomination, please contact Ranny Burts. Please notify Ranny by email when submitting a nomination.

Need More Effective Youth Leaders?

Send them to NLYT (national youth leadership training). This amazing week of training and experiential learning could help you develop the ideal youth lead troop.

"My troop sends 2-3 boys a year to the program and now has several on staff. We have have 3 weeklong courses this year."
   - Scoutmaster David Cowan from Troop 231, Snellville, and SPL Trevor Stanca from Troop 522, Lilburn.

May 30-June 4 - Scoutland
June 6- 11 - Scoutland
July 25-30 - CRM

Register for NYLT HERE.

Upcoming Events

See the full Sweetwater District calendar HERE!

Eagle Scout Candidates
Service Project Information Updates!

Boy Scouts of America has published an updated Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook. Additionally, the Sweetwater District Eagle Scout Service Project approval process and Eagle Scout Board of Review dates have been updated.

Get the latest information and documentation on the Eagle Scout page by clicking HERE.

Report Your Unit Service Hours

Service hours are a critical requirement for Scouting's Journey to Excellence.

Click here for more information


Get the latest updates on Sweetwater activities. Click here to request access . Include your pack, troop, crew, or post number.

The Scout Store --

The Scout Store is stocked with all the necessary items for scouts and scouters. Come on by and check it out!

Lawrenceville Scout Store
203 Swanson Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Phone: 770-962-2105
Fax: 770-962-8004

Mon-Thurs 9 am - 6 pm
Fri 9 am - 5 pm
Sat 10 am - 2 pm