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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.

BeAScout Website

Posted on Jul 5 2016 - 12:25pm

Is your unit contact information updated at the National Be A Scout website at https://beascout.scouting.org/?   Currently registered Key Three in a unit can update through My.Scouting.org

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

Posted on Jul 5 2016 - 9:12am

One way to Help Units in our District is through these Troop and Pack Unit Service Plan tools (or use this SurveyMonkey Service Plan for Troops, and this SurveyMonkey Service Plan for Packs, with the same questions), adapted from the versions at my.scouting.org to include helpful resources as you review how your Unit is doing.  If you use these Troop and Pack Unit Service Plan tools, feel free to submit to your commissioner or the District Commissioner for a discussion and recognition of how you're doing!  

New Cub Leader Training Classes ... Sign Up Now.

Posted on Jul 5 2016 - 9:11am

Space is limited, so sign up your team now for our next Pack Leadership Team Training Classes on Saturday, August 13 with an encore performance on Saturday, September 10.  Trained leaders have more fun, and training is for everyone, because in Cub Scouting, you're either a Den Leader, or your job is to help Den Leaders, and we train for both so that your Pack Leadership team can work together and be successful.  

Recruiting Step Three: Shout it Out! Let Families know your Pack Event Plan!

Posted on Jul 5 2016 - 9:10am

After Recruiting Step One: Make a Calendar of Fun Activities that Families Like, and while you move into Step Two: Start to Recruit more Leaders and Helpers, also take Step Three:  Shout it Out!  Let Families know your Pack Event Plan!  When you Advertise your Activities ... you Promote your Pack -- so let your families know your calendar of fun activities early to get them excited (don't worry if you don't have every date organized with leaders and details yet).  Don't keep your fun activity plans secret.  Let prospective families and friends know too.  Recruiting Tools Need to Use More than Flyers and Yard Signs:  Use Photos, Facebook, and Social Media and Old Media.  Photos of your Scouts having fun are best (so friends can see friends and want to join up -- like these from the 2016 Pinewood Derby).  So use any you can … flyers, emails, posters, facebook, calls, PTA, Car Pool, grocery store, barber shop, church ... encourage your families to tell others (and show it on facebook, instagram, pinterest, twitter) about how Scouting is fun.  More Families = More Fun.  Use printed Flyers with your pictures or your pictures or wild pictures and your calendar of fun activities to let families know – be sure they get out there so you can Advertise your Activities and Promote your Pack.  Hand ‘em out (with permission) at school (in classrooms, at the front desk, at bus/car pool, at PTA events), at church, at city hall, at parks and rec centers, stores, restaurants – wherever families go.  Get them posted on websites and facebook sites (school, church, city, neighborhood), email lists, twitter, family to family emails and facebook and twitter.  Share pictures and video of fun stuff Scouts do.  Need help with Flyers?  DEs can help with printing.  District volunteers can help – email flyers@southfultonscouting.com.  Don’t forget posters, yard signs, kid to kid cards, stickers, door hangers.  Talk it up.  Call families.  … see all Six Recruiting Steps for more, because a Pack with fun activities should have a presence at school and in the community to help Shout it Out …

Recruiting Step Four: School and Community Presence -- Be Seen, and Show your School and Community What You Do!

Posted on Jul 5 2016 - 9:09am

OK, so you're doing Recruiting Step One (a Calendar of Fun Activities that Families Like), and Step Two (you Start to Recruit more Leaders and Helpers), and Step Three (Let Families know your Pack Event Plan!), now let Schools and the Community at large know too!  Check with your Schools and Community sites about what you can do, because "Pack promotion" is more than just "Yard Signs" ... those are good, but use more to reach more ... social media, school/church websites and email lists, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest ... and encourage your families to "like" scouting on their favorite social media and share pictures and video to let other families know.  Have one or more "end of School Year" pack fun events like a Pack Party to welcome new Tigers and classmates and friends and "graduate" your Scouts into the their next rank level.  

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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