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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 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, and more.  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.

Registration Open ... Twilight Camp 2016: June 13-17 ... SIGN UP TODAY!

Posted on May 30 2016 - 7:27pm

Cub Scout Twilight Camp, at the Woodward Academy Middle School.  Registration is now open, here on the Atlanta Area Council Website.  See these photos from 2015 ... and this #DayCamp video.   And our Twilight Camp Directors (Brad and Amber Mays) want you to know that (1) we are still in need of Den Leaders and a Snack Coordinator (purchase and distribute snacks during camp), and (2) we are also looking for more Boy Scouts to help as volunteers as well. 

Help For Dens without Den Leaders Yet ...

Posted on May 30 2016 - 10:17am

Following up on the New Cub Scout Adventure Plans for Bobcats and Early Den Meetings (to fill a gap in the Den Leader Guides for the new Cub Scout Program), and anticipating successful Sign Up Nights that bring you more Youth Signups than you have Den Leaders to run den programs, we bring you a Cub Scout Adventure Plans resource page called "Help For Dens without Den Leaders Yet" (or "Help! We don't have Den Leaders Yet ... What do we Do?").

What do you do?  Well, read the Help For Dens without Den Leaders Yet page, because you don't want to dive into den meetings until you're really ready, with enough Den Leaders and Assistants, engaged and ready to go, leading dens of about 8 Scouts of the same age (not more than 10).  

But ... you do have a great option.  The answer is do Easy Fun Family Activities, not Den Meetings, until those Dens have enough engaged leaders and helpers for Den Adventures. 

This is in line with our message: "WARNING TO PACKS:  if you don't have enough Den Leaders, engaged and ready to go with enough helpers, leading dens of about 8 Scouts of the same age (not more than 10), please do not attempt to have Den Meetings for those Dens!!!!  Instead, do Easy Fun Family Pack Activities, not Den Meetings, until those Dens have enough engaged leaders and helpers for Den Meetings".

As families have fun at the Easy Fun Family Pack Activities, you have a chance to get Den Leaders to emerge, for Assistants to step up, for Parents to agree to help and lead parts of the Den program, and for this parent / child program to reach success.

For more, see

Reminder about RangeMaster Training! BBs and Archery are fun, but we need trained RangeMasters to Do Those (and keep it safe)

Posted on May 27 2016 - 1:52pm

Trained Rangemasters are needed for our District to host Shooting Sports (BBs, Archery) at Twilight Camp and (hopefully) at other events.   The next class is June 5.  Sign up now on the Council Website and be a Super Hero!

Six Steps for Sustainable Recruiting for your Unit

Posted on May 27 2016 - 1:52pm

Here’s six steps to a successful and sustainable plan for recruiting new families into your Cub Scout Pack … because every Pack wants more active leaders, and just about every Pack wants more youth and their families to join.  Key idea:  successful and sustainable recruiting happens by action now by leaders and parents in the Unit.  If your recruiting plan begins and ends on Sign Up Night, your recruiting will likely not be sustainable.  To help with recruiting by leaders and parents (hey, parents want more leaders too!), follow these Six Steps to Successful and Sustainable Recruiting from our Recruiting Tools page and in the Leader’s Guide to Recruiting:

June 9 Roundtable: Special Topic of Scouting and Disabilities

Posted on May 27 2016 - 1:51pm

Walter Little will lead a presentation on Scouting and Disabilities at our June 9 Roundtable at Woodward.   Leader's Roundtable is an opportunity for any adult leader or parent to (1) learn from each other about how to play the game of Scouting (activities and opportunities and skills for meetings and activities, how to deal with kids and adults, and more), (2) ask questions, get answers and share ideas and with other leaders, and (3) have some fellowship with other leaders.  Sign up here

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