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

Our next Roundtable will be -

When:   Thursday, August      , 2022

Time:     7:30 pm

Where:  Morning Star Lutheran Church

              12509 Idlewild Rd, Matthews, NC 28105




Join us to hear about what is happening in the district and council.
We have updates about Fall Programs, Training Opportunities and more.


District meeting at 6:30 pm

Eagle Scout Project Review Procedures

04/28/2022 - Yes, our Eagle Project Reviews are still done via email at - Etowah.Advancement@gmail.com.  This way you can turn in your project to be reviewed anytime during the month.  This way you don't have to wait for only one day a month to have your project reviewed.

Learn more on the Eagle project review button above.

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


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 Advancement Report and bring it to the Scout office when picking up your Rank Advancements.

*** According to the Guide to Advancement 2021, all ranks and merit badges are restricted items and will not be sold without the required advancement report or proof that one has already been submitted prior to their purchase.

*** 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 Etowah District Key 3


For more information about joining Scouts or about our District,

you can call or email our Senior District Executive.

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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 Grant Gildehaus or John Crapster on 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, Mike Payne.

John Crapster