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.

Recruiting Step Six: Wrap it Up.

Posted on Mar 25 2015 - 8:28am

OK, you’ve spread the word on your activities, got signups at Open House and through back to school events and Sign Up Nights … be sure to collect and turn in Applications as soon as they say “yes” and collect dues (or installments to pay for Applications and any Pack provided items like handbooks) – and don’t forget to access ScoutReach Resources for those who need help.  Youth and Adult Applications are found in our "About Scouting & How to Join" page.  And Call and Email all of the “maybes” on your list, and invite the “maybes” to the next Pack fun events ...  

New National BSA Communications Tools

Posted on Mar 25 2015 - 8:24am

See http://scoutingwire.org/.  Click http://scoutingwire.org/scouting-wire-has-arrived/ and sign up for updates on information you want.   For Advancement News from National, email advancement.team@scouting.org, put 'Subscribe' in the Subject line and in the body of the email put only your: Email Address, Name and Atlanta Area Council.  For just Merit Badge Counselor updates in an e-Publication called "Counselor's Compass", email merit.badge@scouting.org, put 'Subscribe' in the Subject line and in the body of the email put only your: Email Address, Name and Atlanta Area Council.  

New Application Forms for Youth and Adults ...

Posted on Mar 18 2015 - 6:48pm

Both the new version of the Youth Application form and the new version of the Adult Application form are attached in our "About Scouting & How to Join" page, each enchanced so a computer user can type out most everything, then print and sign.  Yes, it is OK to use the On Line Forms, you do not have to have "carbon copies".

Cub Scout Loop and Badge Views, and the History of Cub Scouting in Three Minutes

Posted on Mar 16 2015 - 11:53am

See all the new Adventure Loops and Pins and Logos and more when you click here.  See this Video from the BSA Presentations on Cub Scout Program Updates, a page updated as of early March.

Sign-up for the Southern Crescent District's 2015 War Eagle Merit Badge Clinic - Saturday, March 28th

Posted on Mar 16 2015 - 11:51am

The 2015 War Eagle Merit Badge Clinic, Hosted by Troop 631, is almost here!  The Event will be held on Saturday, March 28th at the Woodward Academy Middle School.   To Sign-up for Classes, please click on www.meritbadge.info, then Sign On as a user (Parents of Scouts should have a login or can create one easily).  Once logged in, click on the “Enter Registration System” button, then scroll down the page to find the March 28th War Eagle Merit Badge Clinic.  The click on the “Sign Up” button on the right hand side of the Event Listing.   Additional information follows the list of Merit Badge Classes below…

Bring Your Scouts to the MB Day March 28 ... Stay for the SM and Committee Training!

Posted on Mar 16 2015 - 11:51am

While you're at the War Eagle MB Day, stay for Boy Scout Leader Specific Training for Scoutmasters and Assistants Saturday, March 28 (8:00 to 12:00) - sign up at this survey, and for Troop Committee Training  (1:00 to 2:30 pm)- sign up at this survey.  Open to anyone, free, and excellent for parents of 5th Grade Webelos Scouts who are "crossing over" to a Boy Scout Troop.

BSA Troop # 1

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