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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.

Enjoy a Good Book this Weekend ... Maybe a New Cub Scout Handbook or Den Leader Guide??

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 1:14pm

For those not Camping with the OA here, or with Troops here or here or here, or just doing fun things somewhere that we've heard about or that you're planning, find out what's new in the Cub Scout Program by picking up a Tiger, Wolf, Bear and/or Webelos Handbook, and/or the Den Leader Guides for each from one of our Scout Shops  (yes, they are selling ... call ahead to be sure of inventory to be safe) or the one in Griffin.  End of year hint:  why yes, a Den Leader Guide is a lovely "thank you" gift from a Pack to your current Den Leaders and Assistants ... what a nice way to thank them at the end of the year (maybe with "next year's rank Guide"?).   Spoiler Alert:  first glance page flip review of the Den Leader Guides is that (1) these certainly provide more "substance" for meetings than most of the existing Den Meeting Plans in the Den & Pack Meeting Resource Guide (and many more "options" for leaders to deliver the program in a way comfortable to them), (2) except for the Rank Adventure Listings and Meeting Plans tied to those Rank Adventures (and a two page explanation of Webelos in that guide), the 30 page Intro and even larger Appendix of Resources in each Leader Guide are identical (so the thifty might buy one, and look for the online plans), and (3) with plenty of Den Meeting program ideas in the Meeting Plans, Dens can have lots of meetings to complete 7 Adventures or more, but many many Adventures are best done on Den Outings, Pack Activities like hiking and camping, and other fun events, and there are ways to condense the number of meetings if needed.  Look for more training on this, and on plans for dens of mixed rank ... soon.  One way or another, the Den Leader Guide material will be online to make it easier for leaders and parents to deliver the program.  

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

Posted on Apr 23 2015 - 4:12pm

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 Not a Parent Twilight Camp Volunteer Registration Page.  

2015 Version of the Guide to Advancement Released

Posted on Apr 23 2015 - 4:12pm

Find the updated Guide to Advancement here, and see the Bryan's Blog (from Scouting Magazine) post and comments about it.

Training Resources ... new for 2015

Posted on Apr 23 2015 - 4:03pm

New 2015 Course Guides for Cubmasters (and Assistants), Den Leaders (and Assistants) and  Pack Committee Members are found on this BSA Adult Training site for Trainers who want to Train adult leaders.  More information is at our Leader Training page.  Also, online training for den leaders, Cubmasters, committee chairs/members and charter organization representatives is being updated.  The new training will be divided into shorter, more targeted modules so leaders can get the training they need, in the order they want, any time they need it.  The new training is organized into time-based sections:  the learning needed prior to the first meeting, within the first 30 days, and training needed to be considered position-specific “trained".   The new training will be implemented in conjunction with BSA’s new Learning Management System.  The anticipated timing for launching this new tool is June 30, 2015.  

How Is Your Unit Doing ... How Can We Help?

Posted on Apr 20 2015 - 2:34pm

One way to Help Units in our District is through the attached Troop and Pack Unit Service Plan tools, adapted from the versions at my.scouting.org to include helpful resources as you review how your Unit is doing.  Feel free to submit to your commissioner or the District Commissioner for a discussion and recognition of how you're doing!

Congratulations to new Vigil Honor members of the OA

Posted on Apr 20 2015 - 11:51am

Congratulations to Joe Burley, Janet McKinley and Tracy Smith, who were recognized with the Vigil Honor by our Egwa Tawa Dee Lodge of the Order of the Arrow.

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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