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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.

Adventure Takes Flight ... Cub Scout Twilight Camp, June 15-19, 2015

Posted on Oct 20 2014 - 4:13pm

From Camp Directors Brad and Amber Mays:  We are pleased to announce the new dates for the 2015 camp.  The camp will take place the week of June 15 - 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Woodward Academy Lower School.  We will again have a preview day for families on Saturday, June 13th.  Our theme this next camp will be "Adventure Takes Flight", where will explore aviation history from bugs and birds to space shuttles. This will also be an exciting time to introduce the new Cub Scout Adventure Program and Books.  For the latest details on camp, please like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southern-Crescent-Twilight-Camp/ and you can visit the council page www.atlantabsa.org/findyourcamp.   We hope that you will consider volunteering for this years camp. Please let us know if you are interested in being a member of our camp staff. We are looking forward to growth this year and to a fantastic program where "Adventure Takes Flight."  More details to follow ... email sctwilightcamp@gmail.com to contact Camp Directors Brad and Amber Mays

Crew 909 is Open for Scouting and Venturing

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 10:28am

Newly formed co-ed Venturing Crew 909 is taking applications for youth (male & female) who are at least 13 years old (If completed 8th grade) through 20 years old.  Crew 909 currently has 18 youth registered and 10 adults registered.  The Crew will meet on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of every month from 2 pm - 4 pm. at the 909 scout hut, located behind St. Philip Benizi Catholic church, 591 Flint River Road, Jonesboro, GA. 30238.  Activities are planned around meetings. The youth and adult leaders are committed to being successful.   Seven youth and seven adults attended Atlanta Area Council Venturing leader training on September 20, 2014.  Contact adult is Chris Grossnickle (Crew Advisor) @ grossnicklec@bellsouth.net.  To learn more about Venturing, click this Venturing link. 

Annual Business Meeting Announcement -- Nominations for District Officers / Committee are Open

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 9:14am

From District Director Brandon Dobbins, on behalf of the Nominating Committee:  "Southern Crescent District Scouters:  The Annual District Business Meeting is scheduled for November 6, 2014 at Jonesboro First United Methodist Church at 7:00 pm.  At this time our 2015 District Officers will be voted on and take office for the coming year.  Please submit your nominations to the nominating committee here nominations@southfultonscouting.com as soon as possible.  Deadline for nominations will be Sunday, October 26, 2014.   All may attend, but the Scouters that are eligible to vote at the Annual Business Meeting are: (1) Chartered organization representatives representing currently chartered units within the district, (2) Registered district members at large (these are members at large voted upon at the last annual business meeting of the district and any additional members added by majority vote at a regular meeting of the district committee during the current charter year), and (3) Registered council board members at large residing within the district, who vote for the District Committee positions.    We look forward to a successful year, bringing an outstanding program to our youth in the Southern Crescent District.   2014-2015 Nominating Committee Members, George Fenn (Chair), April Taylor, Micah Womack, Mari Sweat, Chris Walker" 

Got Photos or Video ... let's Share them so the Community can see what Scouts Do!

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 9:14am

See these excellent photos of Cub 'n' Camp o Ree and these from the OA Trailblazer Event where hundreds got to know the Ordere of the Arrow, and these from the Fun Fair at Starr Park here.  See the new District Flickr Photo Site too ... pssst:  got pictures?  We see the Facebook sites of Pack 1030, Troop 150, Pack 543 and others ... we know there are Cub 'n' Camp o Ree pictures and video out there -- let's share them, and share pix and video of any event!  Contact Keir Chapple or Valerie Baldowski and they can get those posted.  So please share those photos of Campout and Campfires!       "Oh, the magic of the campfire!  No unkind feeling long withstands its glow.  For men to meet at the same campfire is to come closer, to have better understanding of each other, and to lay the foundations of lasting friendship. 'He and I camped together once!' is enough to explain all cordiality between the men most wide apart, and Woodcraft days are days of memories happy, bright and lifelong." -- Ernest Thompson Seton

Unit Charter Renewal Time ... Let's Get This Done and Then Go Have Fun ...

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 9:10am

It is time to renew all of our Unit Charters over the next couple of months (a/k/a “recharter”), so let’s get that done and move on to fun programs of Scouting.  We’re taking a KISMIF approach (Keep It Simple, Make It Fast) to Unit Charter Renewal, starting with our new Unit Charter Renewal page on our website.  We’ve posted in our Unit Charter Renewal page every necessary item to renew your Charter, updated to take advantage of new https://my.scouting.org/ tools and provide other focus on getting Charters renewed, and each of your “Unit Recharter Champ(s)” has the Internet Recharter code.   See the Recharter Fast Start One Page Plan on our website for the steps you can take right now -- see below:

Voice of the Scout

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 9:09am

Feedback is being requested from those whose emails were in the https://my.scouting.org/# system (you know, you can edit your contact information, and Key 3 and Key 3 Delegates can edit unit member contact data).  For more about Voice of the Scout, see Scoutwire and this post about Voice of the Scout.

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