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    ... From: Paul Gordy Subject: Atlanta Area Council Program Center: Information Update 08/24/07 Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 18:12:46 +0000
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      From: "Paul Gordy" <pgordy@...>
      Subject: Atlanta Area Council Program Center: Information Update 08/24/07
      Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 18:12:46 +0000

      Atlanta Area Council Program Center: Information Update 08/24/07


      You are receiving this e-mail because you�ve requested Program Center information updates.


      ***** Intended Audience: All ******


      Certification Saturday


      When: Saturday September 8, 2007

      Where: Bert Adams Scout Reservation 9:00 � 4:00


      Cost: $10.00 per person for Archery/BB

            $15.00 per person for CPR

            ** Participants must be at Least 21 Years old.


      Come be trained to operate Council and/or District archery or BB ranges (be aware that �archery and BB gun shooting are not to be done at the pack level� �Shooting Sports for Cub Scouting).  Choose between Archery and Air Rifles or CPR (CPR is from 9 am � 2 pm).  Registration must be made by September 1, 2006 and no exceptions or walk-ins.  Bring a sack lunch and your lawn chair, as lunch will be from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. 


      Registration forms are available at the Program Center.


      If you have any questions, contact Sue Nunn at 770-893-3518 or knots351@....


      ***** Intended Audience: Commissioners ******


      Searching for Service � 2007 Commissioner Conference


      To all members of the Atlanta Area Council commissioner corps, all council program committee members and all district program committee members:


      September 15, 2007 � Bert Adams Scout Reservation � registration and fellowship begins at 8:00 AM at Arnold Pavilion.


      Lunch and dinner will be served; attendees will be on their way home by 7:00 PM.


      Come listen to Sam Thompson, Director of the Cub Scout Division of the BSA. Sam is coming to Atlanta to talk to us about:

                  > Cub Scout Recruiting

                  > Leader Training

                  > Cronk�s Challenge (courtesy of Rick Cronk, President of               the BSA)

            > The Centennial Quality Unit Award


      Come listen to George Lawrence, National Director of ScoutParents, speaking on an exciting new approach to providing the information to Scouting parents they need.


      Come listen to Don McChesney, AAC Scout Executive, bring you up to date on council news.


      In addition, we�ll be talking about work underway to improve our recharter process and training, and a number of other topics of interest. A full day of basic training will be available for new commissioners or those interested in commissioner service. We�ll all have a chance to explore the newly-renovated dining hall. And our afternoon activity will give everyone an opportunity to learn something about GPS technology and experience geocaching.


      Register on line by clicking here�.



      Come to the conference�bring your team!


      ****** Intended Audience All ******


      OA-Trailblazer Adventure Camp




      OA-Trailblazer Adventure Camp - Saturday, October 6, 2007.


      Scouts and their families can join the fun at the OA Trailblazer Adventure Camp on October 6 at the Bert Adams Scout Reservation. The Adventure Camp Program is an outdoor education program to get Scouts and their families involved in outdoor sports and activities.  Cubs can take part in archery, BB�s, outdoor games, nature activities, fishing, and many more fun and exciting activities. Boy Scouts can take part in archery, trap shooting, rifle shooting, orienteering, fishing, and more. Camping: Camping space is limited, first-reserved through Program Center gets priority.  Cost: Cost is $6.00 per person, which includes all program items and a patch. 


      Note: You (or your Unit) must provide your own lunch on Saturday. A short break in the program will take place at Noon; a �brown bag� lunch would work best.


      ***** Intended Audience: All ******


      2007 Wood Badge Reunion � 10/13/07


      Save the Date for the Wood Badge Reunion.


      Saturday - October 13, 2007 from 2:00PM until 7:30PM


      �A Gathering of Friends Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting - Where Tradition Meets Tomorrow�


      This will be held at Bert Adams Scout Reservation from 2:00 PM until 7:30 PM. Complete information and a pre-order form should be available no later than September 4, 2007.


      Click Here for More Information:




      ***** Intended Audience: All ******


      Camp Closures


      A reminder that ALL CAMPS will be closed to all activities on the following dates:


      September 1 � 3, 2007


      Have a Great Labor Day!!!


      ****** Intended Audience Scouting/Venturing ******


      2007 COPE Dates


      Project COPE:                  Fall dates     September 7-9, 2007

      Cost: 30.00 Loc: WSR                      September 28-30, 2007

                                          October 12-14, 2007


      All flyers are available in the Program Center. Please remember registration is required at least 2 weeks prior to the event.


      ****** Intended Audience All ******


      Instructor Training CPR-FIRST AID � AED � WFA


      When: September 29, 2007 8:00am � 5:00pm

            October 6, 2007 8:00am � 5:00pm

            Participants must attend both sessions to receive certification


      Where: Volunteer Service Center


      Costs: $150.00, this includes Course participation and course manuals. The Atlanta Area Council will reimburse you $50.00 for each AAC Wilderness First Aid Class which you serve on as in Instructor up     to $150.00. You will need to bring your lunch both days as there       will be limited opportunities to go out for lunch.


      For further information, you may contact Rich Hallberg at wild1staid@... or Wayne Miller at wayne@... . You may also receive the flyer by clicking here:





      [Note: Also on September 29, 2007, the Soapstone Ridge District will hold its Fall Fish Camp.  Also on October 6, 2007, the OA-Trailblazer Adventure Camp will be held at the Bert Adams Scout Reservation.  It is anticipated there may be 600 Cub Scouts and 400 Boy Scouts in attendance. (See above for more details and registration information.)]



      ****** Intended Audience Scouting/Venturing ******


      2007 Climbing Dates


      Project Climbing Instructor Training:           October 26-28, 2007

      Cost: 60.00 Loc: WSR


      Project Climbing Merit Badge Instruction:       November 9-11, 2007

      Cost: 30.00 Loc: BASR


      All flyers are available in the Program Center. Please remember registration is required at least 2 weeks prior to the event.


      ***** Intended Audience: All ******


      BALOO Training


      Before your Cub Scout Pack may participate in outdoor activities you must have a BALOO-trained leader.  Where does one get this BALOO training?  The Atlanta Area Council will conduct BALOO, or Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation, on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at Bert Adams Scout Reservation. Space is limited so register early!!!


      Click here for registration information:




      [Note: the Soapstone Ridge District will also host an extended BALOO training October 19-21, 2007.  Watch for details.]


      ***** Intended Audience: All ******


      Walking with Dinosaurs � The Live Experience


      [ http://www.dinosaurlive.com/ ]


      Friday, September 7 at 7:30 PM

      Designers have worked with scientists to create 15 life-sized dinosaurs coming to Philips Arena. Watch them walk, hear them roar, and be one of the first to witness the return of the dinosaurs!  Tickets start at $20.50 and include a patch. 


      Click here to make reservations or for a flyer to share with your Scouting friends:



      ****** Intended Audience All ******


      Sunday, September 23rd at 1:05 PM vs. Milwaukee Brewers.

      Tickets are $6 for General Admission & $12 for Upper Pavilion Reserved.

      Tickets are on sale now in the Program Center or call 770-989-8820.

      Join us as we parade around Turner Field starting 1 1/2 hours before game time. 

      For more information click here:



      ***** Intended Audience: Cub Scouting ******




      When: Cub-O-Rama, October 20, 2007

      Where: Cub World/Bert Adams Scout Reservation in Covington

            9am-4pm with Registration beginning @ 9:00am.

      Cost: $9 per child prior to 9/25 to be guaranteed a Patch;


      Packs that register in advance will get their choice of either BB�s or Archery and will receive a theme related patch. Walk-ins are not guaranteed to receive patches or all of the program. There will be games and crafts galore.


      *** Please Note: Any unit wanting to camp will need to file a unit short term camping request as camping is not part of the program.


      For more information contact the Program Center @ 770-989-8820 or get more information by clicking here:




      [Note: October 20, 2007 will also be the middle day of Woodbadge 92-57, weekend 2 adult leader training.  Also, it is the middle day for the Soapstone Ridge District Fall Boy Scout Camping Event.  In addition, it is the middle day for the Soapstone Ridge District BALOO Outdoor Training. (See above for details.)]


      ***** Intended Audience: All ******


      Seek God, Serve Others

      Duty to God Encampment


      When: October 27-29, 2006

      Where: Bert Adams Scout Reservation




      Learn about the Religious Emblems, take the Orienteering Trek and enjoy the opportunity to help fellow Scouts in Mississippi with a service project!


      The encampment is open to all Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout, Troops, Venturing Crews, Sea Scout Ships, Varsity Teams and their families.


      This is a don�t miss activity! Register now! $5 per person if you register before 10/20, $7 per person after that!


      Online registration for this event will be available soon at www.atlantabsa.org or complete the form provided by the link above and follow the mailing instructions.


      For further information contact John Lyon @ 770 427-2030,

      twobigcats@... or the Program Center 770-989-8820.



      ****** Intended Audience All ******


      When: Thursday, Oct. 25th at 7:30pm and Friday, Oct. 26th at 7:30pm

      Disney's High School Musical: The Ice Tour - is the one and only live fusion of songs, dance and team-spirited fun inspired by the smash hit Disney Channel Original Movie "High School Musical" and this summer's highly anticipated "High School Musical 2."

      For more information on ordering tickets, click here:



      ***** Intended Audience: All ******




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