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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.

Unit Charter Renewal Time ... Let's Get This Done and Then Go Have Fun ...

Posted on Oct 27 2014 - 9:46am

It is time to renew all of our Unit Charters over the next couple of months (a/k/a “recharter”), so let’s get that done and move on to fun programs of Scouting.  We’re taking a KISMIF approach (Keep It Simple, Make It Fast) to Unit Charter Renewal, starting with our new Unit Charter Renewal page on our website.  We’ve posted in our Unit Charter Renewal page every necessary item to renew your Charter, updated to take advantage of new https://my.scouting.org/ tools and provide other focus on getting Charters renewed, and each of your “Unit Recharter Champ(s)” has the Internet Recharter code.   See the Recharter Fast Start One Page Plan on our website for the steps you can take right now -- see below:

Got Photos or Video ... let's Share them so the Community can see what Scouts Do!

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 9:14am

See these excellent photos of Cub 'n' Camp o Ree and these from the OA Trailblazer Event where hundreds got to know the Ordere of the Arrow, and these from the Fun Fair at Starr Park here.  See the new District Flickr Photo Site too ... pssst:  got pictures?  We see the Facebook sites of Pack 1030, Troop 150, Pack 543 and others ... we know there are Cub 'n' Camp o Ree pictures and video out there -- let's share them, and share pix and video of any event!  Contact Keir Chapple or Valerie Baldowski and they can get those posted.  So please share those photos of Campout and Campfires!       "Oh, the magic of the campfire!  No unkind feeling long withstands its glow.  For men to meet at the same campfire is to come closer, to have better understanding of each other, and to lay the foundations of lasting friendship. 'He and I camped together once!' is enough to explain all cordiality between the men most wide apart, and Woodcraft days are days of memories happy, bright and lifelong." -- Ernest Thompson Seton

Voice of the Scout

Posted on Oct 18 2014 - 9:09am

Feedback is being requested from those whose emails were in the https://my.scouting.org/# system (you know, you can edit your contact information, and Key 3 and Key 3 Delegates can edit unit member contact data).  For more about Voice of the Scout, see Scoutwire and this post about Voice of the Scout.

Congratulations Packs 263, 1513, 373, 3310, 155, 1833 and 3712 on your newly Trained Leaders ...

Posted on Oct 14 2014 - 3:04pm

Here's the attendees from the October 11 Cub Leader Training: Curvon Staffi, Terrell Cloud, Bernette Purvis and Lynn Arbuckle of Pack 263, Rosie Bryant, Ciamaruel Fears and Gerardo Soriano of Pack 1513, Paula Darden, Cythia Maldon and Jan Duplechain of Pack 373, Batryse Rollins of Pack 3310, Michael Brown of Pack 155, Soapstone Ridge District, Rowana Allen of Pack 1833, Soapstone Ridge District and Jason Jones, Ashley Tapp, Shonika Mitchell and Yolanda Tetterton of Pack 3712, Southwest Atlanta District.   Want to be trained today??? For Cub Scouting, all is available in live classes and also through the National On Line Training site at MyScouting.Org.  Log into your profile at www.MyScouting.orggo to e-Learning, and find the Cub Scout Courses!  Today.  For other options, see our Leader Training page for how to get training, and the Council Training page.  Past attendees at courses in our District this year include 

Where can I get Ideas about what to do at Cub Scout Meetings? ...

Posted on Oct 14 2014 - 3:03pm

 ... see our Cub Scout Meeting Plans page for some great meeting plans that line up with Rank Advancement, and more ideas for fun.

How to put the Outing in Scouting? Where can we go? What can we do? ...

Posted on Oct 14 2014 - 3:02pm

 ... see the ideas in our "Month by Month Activity Ideas" page and the "Great Big List of Fun Things to Do Around Atlanta" ... if it's fun, fun for families, and safe, then it's Cub Scouting!

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