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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.

New Cub Scout Adventure Plans for Bobcats and Early Den Meetings ...

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 11:11am

An oversight of the Cub Scout Adventure Plans and Den Leader Guides is ... there's no meeting plans centered on learning and earning the "Bobcat" rank ... and so nothing to focus on the new dens forming with lots of new Cub Scouts and new Den Leaders.  To fix that, our Cub Scout Adventure Plans section has a new page called "Getting Started Tips: Plans for First Meetings + Bobcat".  Attached there are two Bobcat/First Meeting Adventure Plans to give you some easy "getting a Den going" plans to launch the start of your Cub Scout year and earn the Bobcat rank in a meeting or two.  These can be used both for dens that need almost all Scouts to earn Bobcat, and for dens welcoming just a few new Scouts (but with a refresher for all of the Scouts).  Feel free to do these as part of "family fun events" on weekends.  Do these first, then dive into the full Rank by Rank Adventure Plans

Reminder: if you don't have enough Den Leaders, engaged and ready to go, 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 for Den Meetings.

Cody Ballard, Sr.

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 11:10am

Some of you may have known Cody Ballard, Sr., former Cubmaster of Pack 1030 and father to one of our District’s Boy Scouts.   We are sorry to report to you that he passed away last Wednesday.  Margarita Perez, a former leader in Pack 1030, wrote on Facebook “I was blessed to have the known Cody Ballard. He had a beautiful spirit, a kind heart and was always giving of himself and his time. I will always treasure our friendship and our time with Cub Scout Pack 1030. Rest in peace, my friend.” 

Cub Scout Pack 1030 has posted at https://www.facebook.com/pack1030/ this note: “We are saddened by the loss of one of our past Cub Masters and longtime friend of Pack 1030, Cody Ballard. Cody passed away on Wednesday. Even though Cody finished his great tenure as Cub Master a few years ago he still came back every year to help all of the boys get their pinewood derby cars ready. He loved Scouts, loved our Pack, and was always willing to help. We will miss him. Our Pack Leaders met last night and we decided to name our annual Pinewood Derby Race after Cody to honor him. We are also taking up a collection to give to a Scout-related charity in his name. If you would like to give please paypal to scoutpack1030@gmail.com and make sure you note that it is for the "Cody Ballard Fund" or you can bring drop it by our Scout Registration and Parent Info Meeting on Aug 29 @ 6PM at TMSA. R.I.P. Cody.”

More on the AJC Obituary Page, and please feel free to eave your message of condolence there

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ballard family and

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on Aug 23 2016 - 11:06am

Highlights of the August 10 District News were these (click links for information):   Congratulations to Newly Trained Leaders ... Cub Leader Training Classes: Trained Leaders Have More Fun ... What Does it Mean when We See "Sign Up Night" Calendar Entry for our Pack Number???? ... Welcome to the World, Elijah Alexander Dobbins

Welcome to the World, Elijah Alexander Dobbins

Posted on Aug 16 2016 - 6:44pm

Congratulations to Brandon and Quamar Dobbins on the birth of their son, Elijah Alexander Dobbins!  Noah’s little brother, Elijah, was born on Monday, August 15, at 1:27 pm.  He weighed in at 7 lbs 15 oz and is 20 inches long.  Both Quamar and Elijah are doing fine and will be going home soon. 

Congratulations to Newly Trained Leaders

Posted on Aug 13 2016 - 6:47pm

Attending the August 13 Traininger were: from the Southern Crescent District, Rico Nelor of Pack 963, April Mack of Pack 964, Stephen Murphy, Renee Bottie-Wheeler, and Anthony Marrero of Pack 1030, Anthony Browne, Ramona Ryan, Erma Murphy and Nick Brooks of Pack 7250, Art Smalls of Pack 631, from the Phoenix District, Ulysses Mitchell of Pack 213, and Ed Peterson of Pack 586, from the Soapstone Ridge District, Cheri Davis and Raymond Davis of Pack 2600, and Joshua A. Mosley of Pack 724, from the Pickett's Mill District, Tracy S. Altman of Pack 750, from the Hightower Trails District, Jay Hickey and Taylor Grout of Pack 477, and from the Foothills District, David Orso of Pack 277.  Our next Pack Leadership Team Training Class is on Saturday, September 10.  

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on Aug 13 2016 - 6:37pm

Highlights of the August 10 District News were these (click links for information):   Six Steps for Sustainable Recruiting for your Unit ... All Cub Scout Adventure Plans are Now On Line Here for You and Your Scouts ... Trained Leaders Have More Fun!

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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