Atlanta Area Council
Boy Scouts of America
Est. 2013
Welcome to the Indian Springs District of the Boy Scouts of America. The District is located in west Georgia, serving Scouts in Carroll, Douglas and
Haralson counties. Indian Springs serves all ages of Scouts from all backgrounds.
Scouting programs include Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing and Varsity Scouts. There is something for all boys, beginning from the first grade up
to 20 years.
District Leader Nominations
The nominations period for the District leadership is now open. Each year the Indian Springs District opens the floor for
nominations for positions on the District Committee, including the District Chair, Vice Chair and Committee members as
well as the District Commissioner. All registered leaders are eligible to nominate. While it is a requirement to be a
registered leader to nominate, anyone is eligible to be nominated for any position. Nominees will be presented and the final
vote will be held on Thursday, November 3 at the District's annual business meeting, held at Villa Rica High School at 7:00 pm.
Information on the nominating process and the link to the nominating form
can be found on the following announcement.

Webelos Woods 2016
Make your plans now for Operation Boy Scout, October 28-30 at Clinton Nature Preserve! Webelos leaders, plan to bring
your boys out for the weekend or day. This is an opportunity for our senior Cub Scouts to learn the ways of the Boy Scout
during their own Camporee style event. Webelos will learn various skills including fire building, cooking, first aid, ropes and
lashings, emergency preparedness, Leave no Trace and geocaching. While the Scouts have fun learning they will be working
towards Adventure Pins and rank advancement.
Events will be taught by Boy Scouts from various Troops and Webelos will get the opportunity to visit with Troops.
Webelos Woods is the highlight of the Webelos year and your Scouts will not want to miss this.
Registration is available now by following this link with the Leader's Guide found here. The cost is $10 per Scout and $5 per
leader. So, get packed, get planning and get out for a great weekend,

District Camping Information Site
Scout Leaders, the Indian Springs District Camping Promotion Committee needs your assistance in gathering our per unit
camping numbers. Has your Pack or Troop been camping this year? Are you tracking these numbers for your Journey to
Excellence scores?
The Indian Springs District has a portal for reporting this information online on the Camping and Outdoor information page.
The page includes information on various camps, activities and coming outdoor events. Looking for a new place to take your
Pack or Troop? You can find a wealth on information here. The site is up and running and ready to help.
Please check the
page out by following this link and get camping now.

More Training Opportunities
The Indian Springs District is working on the calendar for 2016 training opportunities. Please visit the District Training page
within the next few weeks for updates and opportunities.
The National Council has posted the remaining training modules to Scouting U, so now you can complete the entire position
specific training for Cubmaster, Den Leader, and Pack Committee Member online. Visit the site to access the
Scouting U page. Remember, every Scout deserves a trained leader.
Can't get to us? No problem! The Indian Springs District Training staff will come to you! Training can cover almost anything,
be that at the Pack, Troop or Crew level.
Check out this information flyer for details on how to get trained.