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 location and contact information for Cub Scout Packs (boys in 1st through 5th Grade are Cub Scouts), Troops and more Pack information are 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 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.  Deciding 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; 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 + 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 about how we help; "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.

Fun, Fellowship and Finger Food: December 10 in Jonesboro!!

Posted on Nov 24 2015 - 5:31pm

It's a Party, not a Meeting!  You are invited ... share with your fellow Scout volunteers, leaders and parents at the December 10 Roundtable at Jonesboro FUMC.   Going?  Great!  Sign up and bring some friends.  

Campout 100? Campout 100!!!

Posted on Nov 23 2015 - 7:54pm

Campout 100 at Bert Adams Scout Camp March 11-13, 2016 is for Troops and Crews that want adventure, including Quidditch, Human Foosball, the Great Patrol Race (limited signup), Angry Birds (live), Tomahawk Throwing, Trebuchets, Bottle Rocket launching, Food Trucks and Concessions, a huge Arena Stage where there is always a show going on, along with a traditional Friday night opening event and an epic Saturday night Arena Show.  Troops and Crews: sign up at Campout 100

Notice: Please Submit District Awards Nominations

Posted on Nov 23 2015 - 7:53pm

From George Kay, Recognitions Chair:  Do you have a Scouter (adult leader) in your Unit that you feel deserves to be recognized?  See the District Banquet page for how to nominate your deserving leaders forTroop Leader of the Year, Pack Leader of the Year, Commissioner of the Year, District Award of Merit, Super Bee Award, and Silver Possum Award.  Do you know a Pack, Troop or Crew in our District that you feel deserves to be recognized?  See the District Banquet page for how to nominate for Pack of the Year, Troop of the Year, and Crew of the Year.  (Note: leaders who earned District Award of Merit before in a different district are eligible for the award in the Southern Crescent District).  Use the District Banquet page link to find nomination forms.  Send them to the District Awards Email or George Kay or a District Professional.   

District Banquet Promotion: Send Photos for "An Evening with our District: 2years 2make a difference”

Posted on Nov 17 2015 - 3:14pm

From Alyson Benton and the District Banquet Committee:  "Greetings fellow pack and troop units!  I bring an update from your district banquet committee.  This year’s theme is for the January 30, 2016 Banquet is ”An Evening with our District: 2years 2make a difference”.   We will be sending our news team to cover all district events leading up to the banquet. Our reporters will be at the Cub Fair on September 19th.  Do not be alarmed…Our channel YMD 2 will be coming to interview guest around the park.  So, Units across the Southern Crescent we have an assignment for you:  We are asking all units to be creative. Since we are celebrating our 2nd year, we would like for you all to create a photo picture using our Second year sign (also the cub sign). It can be done at any scouting event.  We can’t wait to get some pictures in…  

For Troops with Recent Eagle Scouts ...

Posted on Nov 15 2015 - 11:09am

Senior Vice Commander of VFW Post 6330 in Jonesboro sends this note:  “Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars recognizes three individuals who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank. Awards are as follows: $5,000 1st place scholarship; $3,000 2nd place scholarship; and $1,000 3rd place scholarship.  … We would like to see our community represented on the National level.”  See this site for details, and this page for the application.

Silver Beaver Candidates ... Nominate Now

Posted on Nov 12 2015 - 7:41pm

From Carolyn Clark:  The Atlanta Area Council Silver Beaver Selection Committee is looking for nominations of deserving scouters.  The nominations are due November 20, 2015.  See this link on atllantabsa.org where you will find the nomination form, and more information, like a list of past winners.  Please search your units and identify that scouter that deserves this award and nominate them.  Thank you!!! 

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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