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Scouting Links

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  • Atlanta Area Council Home page for the Atlanta Area Council.
  • BSA Home Page Great basic information on scouting in the United States.
  • Camp Allatoona Aquatics Base The web site of the Allatoona aquatics base close to Troop 714’s home! It’s a great place to earn aquatics merit badges!
  • Cherokee/Pickens District A nearby district.
  • Crew 11 Because we go to 11. Venturing is a program in the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 to 21 years old. Venturing’s purpose is to provide positive experiences and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.
  • Foothills District The web page for the Foothills District, Troop 714’s home district! It has useful information about district functions and council functions. A good site to visit!
  • Mountain Lake District Our neighboring district to the west of the Big Chicken in Cobb Country.
  • Mountain View United Methodist Church The sponsor and home of Troop 714!
  • Sea Scouts Ship 100 This is the Sea Scouts ship of Marietta.
  • BSA Online Learning Center Youth Protection Training, Fast Start, Safe Swim Defense/Safety Afloat, and Weather Hazards.
  • Guide to Safe Scouting A must read for ALL adult leaders!
  • Online Supplemental Training Courses New Scout Parent Orientation, Merit Badge Counselor, Board of Review, Order of the Arrow, Planning a Safe Outing, Prevention and Intervention for Bullying, and other topics.
  • SWC website SWC is an adult training event to train adults to camp in frigid temperatures.
  • Woodbadge Application The Woodbadge program is advanced adult leadership training.
  • Youth Protection Training MANDATORY annual training for all adult leaders. Strongly encouraged for all adults participating in scouting.
  • Foothills District Camping Use this site to find information about Camporees and other District Camping events. You can even register online if you are in charge of a troop event. There’s even a guide to all the required forms and maps to and of all the camps!
  • Chicken Sheet This is the newsletter for the Foothills District.
  • Scouter Magazine A very good resource. They have a link to our site!
  • Scouting Magazine (BSA publication) Scouting Magazine is the online version of the paper magazine sent by BSA to all leaders. Access back issues and other great resources online.
  • Advancement and Awards These are the requirements to advance each rank in Boy Scouts.
  • Background on 2011 Eagle Project Proposal/Planning Changes Background on recent Eagle project process changes from Scouting Magazine.
  • Current BSA Guide To Advancement This is the most recent guide to advancement
  • Guide to Eagle 2016 Updates These are new changes affecting rank advancement in 2016
  • Life to Eagle Resources A grouping of all the Life to Eagle Scouting Resources including the project work book!
  • NEW Guide to Advancement 2015 Changes These are the 13 big changes in the 2015 guide to advancement
  • Autism – Scouting Resources
  • BSA approved Power Points This BSA link provides Power Points that meet the BSA’s Power Point standards.
  • BSA Awards List All the awards other than Ranks and MB’s
  • Leave-No-Trace ( Has information on Leave No Trace (LNT) camping and outdoor programs.
  • Merit Badge Clinics This has a list of merit badge clinics.
  • Merit Badges This website lets you search for merit badges and merit badge requirements.
  • Stay Safe Online This website has lots of resources for cyber security and is powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance.