Welcome to the Etowah District

The Etowah District encompasses the Southeast Charlotte area between Albemarle Road and Providence Road, out to the Matthews and Mint Hill areas.


Etowah District and the Mecklenburg County Council are dedicated to supporting the volunteer Scout leaders and their local Scout units as they provide the programs of the Boy Scouts of America to the youth of this area. Let us know how we can help you.

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Etowah District News

Eagle Scout Procedures have been changed

Learn more on the Eagle project review tab above.

Make sure to download the NEW Eagle Scout Service Workbook - 2021c January 2021.

Our May Roundtable will be a good old fashioned cookout...burgers and all the fixins! It's been a long time since we've seen each other in person, so I can't wait to see you all! 


Please join us and forward this invitation to every family in your unit. Roundtable isn't just for district and unit leaders - everyone is welcome, and I'd love to see every unit represented!


Here are all the details:


Date and time:  Thursday, May 13 at 6:30PM

Location:  Matthews Presbyterian Church, 207 W John St, Matthews, NC 28105

Registration:  Through Sunday, May 9 = $5.00 at https://mccscouting.doubleknot.com/event/etowah-district-cookout-and-awards-ceremony/2809085

What you need to bring:  A lawn/camp chair - and a mask, if you choose (as of 4/30/21 the outdoor mask mandate has been lifted, and we will be practicing social distancing.)

Please invite all those you nominated for the Godsend Award from your unit - we will be honoring them and we'll have their nametag awards to give!


Packs & Troops - Please make sure that you are logging your Unit's Advancements into Scoutbook.  This goes directly to the Scout office so the Advancements are recorded onto the Scout's records.  Print out the report and bring it to the Scout office when picking up your Advancements.  This would be a back up copy of your report in case something happens to the electronic version.

*** If you need help navigating Scoutbook, click on the Training & Resources button above

and click on the "Scoutbook Training Website" button to learn more. ***

Log Your Activities

Keep up with your units activities with the new internet advancement. Tracking the progress of unit members in the following activities is made fun and simple with the Activities module in Internet Advancement. Best of all – Any service hours recorded in Internet Advancement feed directly into Journey To Excellence (JTE).

  • Campouts – Days, Nights, Frost Points

  • Hikes – Miles, Elevation Change

  • Service Projects – Hours

You can learn more here 

Meet Our New Etowah District Key 3


For more information about joining Scouts or about our District,

you can call or email our Senior District Executive.

Catherine Howard 


Mike Payne
District Committee Positions Open

We have several open positions on our district committee.  If you are interested in serving beyond your unit and please contact the key 3 for more information.

Unit Commissioner Assignments Open

We have several units looking for suitable unit commissioners. If you are interested in serving as a unit commissioner, please contact the District Commissioner.