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Welcome to the Southern Crescent District Website!

The Southern Crescent District is in the Atlanta Area Council, serving Scouts, Leaders and Parents in Clayton County and South Fulton County. See this Google Map for the location and contact information for our Cub Scout Packs (boys in 1st through 5th Grade are Cub Scouts), and a map showing Troops and more Pack information can be found at the BeAScout website

For an overview of Scouting, see this "We Are Scouts" video or this Pack 1030 animoto; or this "What Scouting Does Right" video; or this video from the May, 2010 Campout of the Century; or this one about Cub Scout Camping and Outdoor Activities!  Or this one from a Michigan Troop (the activities depicted have been done by local Troops too!).  Or these.  Trying to decide between Sports and Scouts (you can do both):  see this clip.  Like us on our Facebook Page! And see the District Flickr Photo Site.  Need more information? Please contact:

Forgot how to Login (forgot the Username and Password)? Click here. Please see the "Menu" of items to the left.  As noted in the Website Guide, "About Us & How to Join" tells you about Scout Programs and Units, gives you the paperwork needed to join, plus a list of units (Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops and Venturing Crews) and contact information for leaders of those units and the Commissioners who serve them; Cub Scout Meeting Plans gives you "rip and run" complete plans for Meetings with your boys, and the Cub Scout Month by Month Activity Ideas will give you easy and fun ideas of cool places to go and things to do including this Great Big List of Places to Go (good for Boy Scouts and Visiting Relatives too!); "Leader Training" shows you how to learn more for an easier & better program; ScoutReach Resources tells you how to access help so that all of your boys can participate, and "More Help For Units" is just that, about people who can help and how to do fundraisers; "Calendar" gives detail on events; "Files" takes you to District and event information; "Links" are useful links to resource sites;and the "Roster" has contact information for our District and Unit Leaders.  We gratefully accept donations of uniforms, camping gear and Scouting resources, as part of our "Helping Our Scout Buddies" Service Project.   The Southern Crescent District serves South Fulton County, including Chattahoochee Hill Country, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto & Union City, and Clayton County, including Jonesboro, Riverdale, Rex, Forest Park, Morrow, Lovejoy and Lake City; many of us are friends with the South Fulton County Chamber of Commerce, Keep South Fulton BeautifulSafe Kids Georgia programs, among others.

Cub Twilight Camp Registration is LIVE for Youth and Volunteers ... Share with Your Cub Families!

Posted on May 19 2015 - 5:35pm

Want to save $15 for your Scout's Twilight Camp registration? Sign up before May 25th.  Click Cub Twilight Camp Registration for June 15-19 to register youth to attend.   Want to save even more? Volunteer on Staff for more savings.  Sibling care is available for fulltime volunteers the entire week for only $10.  In the Future Flyers Camp, they will get to experience camp like their big brother. Ages 3+.  Click Cub Twilight Camp Registration for June 15-19 to register youth to attend.  This is an individual registration, not a "Pack" registration, so please share with your Pack Families.  And their friends and kindergarten families ... because kindergarten boys can be Tiger Cubs when school ends.  For those Boy Scouts and Volunteers who do not have a Cub Scout attending camp, register at this Twilight Camp Volunteer Registration Page for staff members without Cub Scouts. 

Congratulations to District Scouts and Scouters

Posted on May 19 2015 - 5:34pm

See the attached for Wood Badge Bead presentation to April Taylor, Melissa Reese and Anne Foster, and congratulations to Ricky Johnson of Troop 7250 and Scouts from Troop 7250 and 631 on their Ordeal Membership in the Order of the Arrow last weekend.

Want More Youth in your Unit? . . . More Parents in your Pack? . . . There are Things You Can Do Now ...

Posted on May 18 2015 - 10:42am

Namely, Recruiting Step One: Start a Calendar of Fun Activities (likeTwilight Camp and Cub Scout Summer Camp or even just go to a free outdoor movie night picnic or other fun activity)... Recruiting Step Two: Start to Recruit Some Leaders and Helpers (yeah, one by one, find like minded folks who can help your unit out ... ) ... Recruiting Step Three: Shout it Out! Let Families know your Pack Event Plan! (Families join Packs that do things ... Boys join Troops that Go Places) ... Recruiting Step Four: School Events and Presence -- You Have Many Options (Check Your Schools) (are you inviting other kids ... and Kindergarten Kids ... to Twilight Camp and Cub Scout Summer Camp?) ... Recruiting Step Five: Sign Up Events: Do A Spring Party, School Sign Up Night and a Fun Event Too!  (maybe right now do an "End of School Year Pack Party" where families invite friends and classmates and all those kindergarten kids, and maybe you unveil the Brand New for 2015 Cub Scout Handbooks and Leader Guides ... ).   More ideas in our Recruiting Tools page

Popcorn Sales Planning Time is Now ... Pop over to Training June 2, 6, 18, 20 or 22 ...

Posted on May 18 2015 - 10:41am

Popcorn Planning time is here.  See the Council Popcorn Site, with Calendar of events and training (psst: Trainings are any of June 2, 6, 18, 20, 22 and more … more Fundraising Tools on our Unit Finances page.   

More Outing in Scouting? Starting 2016, First Class will have More Camping

Posted on May 12 2015 - 8:19am

See the latest issue of "Advancement News", with the note that "To ensure there is more outing in Scouting, by the time he is ready for his First Class board of review, a boy will have completed six troop or patrol campouts—twice the number now needed".   All the more reason for Troops to share ideas about where to go camping and what they are planning to do

Current Youth Protection Training is Required ... Always .. not just "At Recharter"

Posted on May 12 2015 - 8:18am

Adult Leaders are required to take, and re-take, Youth Protection Training (available through the National On Line Training site at MyScouting.Org, or live using a DVD or this Youth Protection Training Facilitator's Guide), and have entered through Training Manager at https://my.scouting.org/ (which happens automatically if you take online training at MyScouting.Org, and your profile there has the BSA number entered that is tied to your Unit role).  Those who are in current charters and who have expired, or are expiring this year, are found in this YPT Expiration Report, so scroll there, find your unit, and re-take your Youth Protection Training if it will expire in the next year.  Doing or recording a live YPT for your leaders?:  Key Three Leader have the power to update Training Records for them (see how here) and to add registered helpers as "Key 3 Delegates" (through the "Organization Security Manager" page that Key 3 Leaders can see at https://my.scouting.org/).  Units are encouraged to delegate someone to be a "Youth Protection Champion" to help with this.  

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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