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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.

District Pinewood Derby ... March 19

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 12:35pm

The District Pinewood Derby will be held March 19 at Jonesboro First UMC, around back of 142 South Main Street, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236.  Look for details as they are announced in the March 19 calendar entry and in the Pinewood Derby page of the District Activities list.

Roundtable ... for Leaders and Parents, around the table

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 12:31pm

The next Roundtable is Feb 11 2016 - 7:00pm, with George Kay presenting on Religious Awards -- if you plan to attend, please register (click in that calendar entry, click register, pull your name from the Scout drop down list, click on it, and click the "attending" button) -- that helps the Leader know how many copies of materials to bring.  Roundtable is an opportunity for any adult leader or parent to (1) learn from each other about how to play the game of Scouting (activities and opportunities and skills for meetings and activities, how to deal with kids and adults, and more), (2) ask questions, get answers and share ideas and with other leaders, and (3) have some positive fellowship with other leaders.  What would YOU like to learn about or talk about with other leaders?  Feel free to complete this Roundtable Survey.  That’s what Roundtable should be (more in these Roundtable Resources).  ... A summary of how Roundtable might has been done in our District is here, based on feedback and volunteering.

Geology and Electronics Merit Badge Counselors needed!!!

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 12:18pm

Do you have a background in Science or Electronics?  Scouts around Atlanta need your help!   On February 13th, Woodward Academy and Troop 631 host the 2016 War Eagle Merit Badge Clinic.  We are offering Geology and Electronics as morning-only (8:00am to 11:30am) merit badge classes, and both of these classes are very popular, with 22 Scouts already registered to attend. 

Camp Card Details and Signup are here ...

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 12:18pm

See the Atlanta Area Council Camp Card Page for details -- new mix of vendors this year -- and signup.  Questions?  Contact April Taylor, our volunteer Card Coordinator. 

District Functions ... how are they doing? What should change?

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 12:18pm

District Volunteers and Professionals aim to help units serve youth.  How are your District Staff and Volunteers doing?  Feel free to complete this short survey.  And feel free to give feedback in this Roundtable Survey ... even if you haven't attended.  Want to help beyond your unit?  See this, or take this survey

Share Your Unit's Activity Calendar ...

Posted on Jan 31 2016 - 12:17pm

Got a calendar of Pack or Troop Events?  We'll post 'em up at our "What Our Scouts and Units are Doing" page, so that Scouts and Families see the fun things you and your Scouts are doing ... We'll also put your upcoming overnight events at the comment page there for other units to see ... some units are more than happy to have other units join them on their weekend events.  

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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