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Silver Beaver Award Nominations

The Silver Beaver is the highest award of honor a volunteer can receive on the council level. It is presented to Scouters who have truly demonstrated outstanding leadership and service in Council program. Nominations for the 2017 Silver Beaver Award are now being accepted. We hope you will help us identify those in our Council who are deserving of this outstanding distinction. Attached is a nomination form for the award. All nominations must be received in the Jefferson Scout Service Center by May 3rd for consideration. They may be faxed to 706-693-4849, e-mailed to Martha Parker, or mailed to BSA, P.O. Box 399, Jefferson, GA 30549

You can find the nomination form on the Forms and Flyers page, or click HERE.

Cub Scout Spring Family Camping
April 28 - 30

Register before April 13th and get the best price for fun at Camp Rainey Mountain. Bring your family, food, fishing gear, and tents to Spring Family Camping. Enjoy a wide variety of program opportunities for the whole family. BB guns, Archery, hiking, fishing, exploring, crafts, and a council campfire, campsites and fire rings will be available to you.

For more information, see the flyer HERE.

Adults and Boy Scouts Needed for Cub Day Camps

Our hard-working Day Camp Directors need help putting on great programs for the Cub Scouts in YOUR community. A terrific Day Camp doesn't happen by accident - it is the culmination of time and effort of many volunteers. If you have time to help this summer, please sign up to help staff a Day Camp in your area.

Use the link HERE to register as a staffer at a SWEETWATER Day Camp.

Thank you, in advance, for giving some of your valuable time to our Scouting youth this summer!

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

Please note that all Service Centers will be closed on July 4th.


Upcoming Events

See the full Sweetwater District calendar HERE!

Keep Up With What Is Happening in Sweetwater!

We have at least FIVE resources available for you to stay in the know about what is happening in the Sweetwater District. Do you know what they are?

The Sweetwater District Newsletter is published weekly via Yahoo. If you are not on the list, please let us know or send an email to to get on the distribution list.

The Sweetwater District Facebook Page is available HERE, or by searching "Sweetwater District NEGA, BSA." It contains notices and friendly reminders about upcoming and recent events. Pleas Like us on Facebook and share the page with other parents and leaders in your unit.

The Sweetwater District Website is at, and contains many resources, including the district calendar, forms, flyers, and Eagle Scout Project and Board of Review information.

The Sweetwater District Roundtable. Did you know that we meet the 2nd Thursday of every month (except for June and July) at Snellville United Methodist Church beginning at 7 PM for approximately 1 hour. This is a great opportunity to pick up additional training, share with other leaders in the district, learn about any changes in program, advancement, service opportunities, pick up new flyers, and other great ideas, etc. Who knew that one hour a month could be so valuable a resource to you? Are you taking advantage of this resource? Have you told others in your Unit about this opportunity? If not, let's not waste any more time. Put August 11th on your calendar and start the school year off to a great start. Can't wait to see you there!

Report Your Unit Service Hours

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

Click here for more information