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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 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.

Thank You Leaders ... Everyone Else ... Be A Leader Too!

Posted on Apr 17 2015 - 7:07pm

From Scout Executive Tracy Techau: "... Please click here to view a brief video highlighting the individuals like yourself who have made Scouting a vibrant a positive force for our local young people."  Thank you Leaders!   Not a leader?  Be A Leader.  And help more Units.

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

Posted on Apr 15 2015 - 6:33pm

More on the new Cub Advancement Program is found in this Scouting Magazine Article.  See this Video from the BSA Presentations on Cub Scout Program Updates.   See all the new Adventure Loops and Pins and Logos and more when you click here.  

Movie for Boy Scouts and Leaders: The Muddy Lions

Posted on Apr 15 2015 - 6:29pm

From Field Director Faye Hammonds:  Parents, Leaders and Community Partners:  You have an amazing opportunity to participate in the event that will kick-off the National Annual Meeting that will be held in Atlanta.  The National Meeting will be during the week of May 18 to 22.  The Atlanta Area Council would like to invite you (and Boy Scouts and Webelos ... Grades 4 and up) to a special showing of the movie “The Muddy Lions” on May 18, 2015, 6:00pm at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.  The movie depicts scouting in an urban area and follows the journey of a young scout as he wrestles with doing what is right. This is an awe inspiring movie written, produced and directed by Praheme Praphet.; Praheme was in scouting as a youth and will be joining us to conduct a question and answer session after the movie.  Please RSVP to fhammonds@atlantabsa.org. We are excited to be able to offer this unique opportunity to our scouts and the community and look forward to seeing you there.   View the trailer at www.bsamuddylions.org.  More on the attached flyer.

Recruiting Step One: Start a Calendar of Fun Activities

Posted on Apr 13 2015 - 12:07pm

Many more parents and boys will want to join a Unit that says “here’s our plan for fun activities … join us”  -- they do not want to join a unit that says "uh, we don't know what we'll do yet, but will some meetings to talk about it".  For Packs, it's super easy this spring: be sure to promote Twilight Camp and Cub Scout Summer Camp even if you (as a Pack Leader) can't attend ... families can attend on their own.  

Recruiting Step Two: Start to Recruit Some Leaders and Helpers

Posted on Apr 13 2015 - 12:07pm

One of the easiest ways to recruit new leaders is to (1) find out what the parents like to do, and (2) ask them to help do that activity!  As you start a calendar of activities, be sure to check in with current leaders and parents and new interested parents … get their ideas, find out what they liked, what they want to do next year.  

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

Posted on Apr 13 2015 - 12:07pm

Let your families know your calendar of fun activities (don't worry if you don't have every date organized yet) ... and let current and new families and friends know ... Advertise your Activities and Promote your Pack.   Flyers, emails, posters, facebook, calls, PTA, Car Pool ... 

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