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.

Training Is Available

Posted on Jul 1 2015 - 2:06pm

See the Council Training Calendar for training classes and dates and the Council Training Page has a summary of upcoming training classes.  We have some open Cub Scout dates here in the District, August 15 and September 12.  More in our Training Page.

Recruiting is a Job for Everyone

Posted on Jul 1 2015 - 9:37am

We have been broadcasting that recruiting new families (youth and leaders) is a job for anyone with a stake in your unit ... see today's Bryan's Blog on the topic "Recruiting is a Job for Everyone" ... and listen to this month's Scoutcast on that topic by one of the mavens behind the new Marketing and Membership hub on ScoutingWire.

Southern Crescent Twilight Camp Thank You ...

Posted on Jul 1 2015 - 9:31am

Thanks to Amber and Brad Mays, and a host of Adult and Boy Scout Volunteers, Twilight Camp Soared!  Amber and Brad and All thank the Adult Volunteers: Jane Bailey of 4234, Valerie Baldowski of T136, Duane Banks of P2147, Alyson Benton of T3499, Sarah Blackwelder of T112, Steve Blackwelder of T112, Anthony Browne of T7250, Danielle Browne of T7250, Emily Deloney of 7250, Crystal Dolympio of P543, Elizabeth Flannigan of P631, Judy Ford of 487 and 297, Katina Franklin of P543, Margaret Spencer of P964, Ashaki Henry of P964, Ricky Johnson of 7250, Walter Little of T44, Mia/Cedric Oglesby of 3310, Sylvia Pierce of 7250, Mallorie Pirita of P964, Jessika Gilmore of P964, Yolanda Joachim of 374, Courtney Hart of 631, Sadie Searcy of 374, Deanna Shoyoye of 3310, Charma Shaw of 7250, Martha Stainbrook of T136, Tracey Isbell, Wendell Moore, Alvina Atkinson of 3499, Michael Atkinson of 3499, Mandrell Gwynn, Ramona Ryan of 7250, Broderick Talley of 374, Bert Bender of 631, Brandon Dobbins and Daniel DeGraffenreid, our District Professionals, and the Boy Scout/Youth Volunteers: Micah B of T4234, Dillon B of T136, Joshua B of T3499, Zevian B of T7250, Gregory B of T3499, Donte B of T112, Joshua C of T112, Daniel D of 631, Joseph D of T112, Christopher F of T3499, Ramill G of T3499, Zachary G of T112, K Nathaniel H of T631, Alex H of 404, Isiah J of T3499, Samuel L of T3499, Brantly M of T112, Ethan M of T112, Chandler S of T7250, Rashad S of T297, Eric S of 136, Joaquin T of 631, Jason T of T112, Michael V of T112, Denver W of T3499, Kendall W of T3499, Mikelison W of T3499, Jordyn B of T3499 and Trinity H of 964.  See photos of the week here and here and feel free to share.  If you liked it and want more, or missed it, there's a Twilight Camp July 13-17 in McDonough with open registration.

Popcorn Sales Planning Time is Now ... Pop over to Training July 8 ...

Posted on Jun 30 2015 - 9:22am

Popcorn Planning time is here.  See the Council Popcorn Site, with Calendar of events and training -  one more Training on July 8, 6:30, Volunteer Service Center … more Fundraising Tools on our Unit Finances page.   

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

Posted on Jun 28 2015 - 12:19pm

Namely, Recruiting Step One: Start a Calendar of Fun Activities (likeCub 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 Cub Scout Summer Camp?) ... Recruiting Step Five: Sign Up Events: School Sign Up Night and a Fun Event Too!.   More ideas in our Recruiting Tools page

Who's Got an Activity Plan for Summer and Fall (and Winter and next Spring) ... Share!

Posted on Jun 28 2015 - 12:18pm

Send your list (even if incomplete or partial) of Fun Weekend Activities to Unit Activities Contest, and we'll post 'em up at our "What Our Scouts and Units are Doing" page and on Facebook, so that Scouts and Families see the fun things you and your Scouts are doing ...   

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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