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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.

District Annual Business Meeting Election Results

Posted on Nov 25 2014 - 8:52am

Following on earlier announcements, here is the email from District Director Brandon Dobbins on Monday, November 24:  "On behalf of the District Nominating Committee, I would like to announce that our slate of officers for the District Committee has been approved.

Boy Scout Service Opportunities ...

Posted on Nov 18 2014 - 9:03am

Pick how your Boy Scouts want to help this Saturday ... either at the Turkey Shoot from 8:30 to noonish at Woodward's Middle School Lounge/Campfield Building, helping Cub Scouts, or consider helping the Airport West Community Improvement District Public Safety Outreach this Saturday from 9:30 to 2:00 at Camp Creek Marketplace in the LA Fitness parking lot.

Turkey Shoot Cub Scout Shooting Sports this Saturday, November 22

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 10:02am

From Event Organizer Tracey Washington:  We would like leaders to register their Cub Scout Packs on the district website calendar entry (look first in the attendee list to see if your unit has registered), and if anyone is interested in volunteering to assist the day of event (including Troops and Crews and Pack Parents), that would be great also, just register and add a note in the comments, or contact  District Director Brandon Dobbins (843-813-1758, Brandon.Dobbins@scouting.org) or Turkey Shoot Coordinator Tracey Washington (404-538-5966, traceywashington@bellsouth.net).

Did you Know ... You Can Update Your Youth Protection Training Right Now ... Read Here for How To

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 10:02am

To update your Youth Protection Training ... you can access your existing profile at www.MyScouting.org and take Youth Protection Training.  See these Instructions about how to Take YPT at www.MyScouting.org (don't make a second profile).  Or you can do a "live" Youth Protection Training.  Here's the Youth Protection Training Facilitator's Guide.  Want to be sure it is recorded?  The current registered "Key Three" of the Unit can "enter training" for current leaders in the new https://my.scouting.org/ website through Training Manager.  How?  See the How to Update Training Records Slides in our Leader Training page.   Congrats to YPT Updaters, like ...

Good News ... 4 Units are Done with Youth Protection Training for Current Leaders

Posted on Nov 2 2014 - 11:56am

Congratulations to Troop 373, Pack 1341, Troop 919 and Pack 1030, because based on the November 1 Youth Protection Training Report, all of your currently registered Leaders have Youth Protection Training good through 2014, so none need to update that until next year ... one less hurdle for you at Unit Charter Renewal!  Congratulations ... but ... that's the good news ...  

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