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; ScoutReach Resources tells you how to access help so that all of your boys can participate, and "More Help For Units" is about how we help; "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.

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

Posted on Jun 18 2015 - 1:52pm

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, grocery store, barber shop, church ... encourage your families to tell others (and show it on facebook, instagram, pinterest, twitter) about how Scouting is fun.  More below ... 

Recruiting Step Four: School Events and Presence -- You Have Many Options (Check Your Schools)

Posted on Jun 18 2015 - 1:51pm

Check with your Schools about what you can do, but "Pack promotion" is more than "Yard Signs" ... those are good, but use more ... social media, school/church websites and email lists, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest ... and encourage your families to "like" scouting on their favorite social media and share pictures and video to let other families know. More options for promoting summer and back to school events are:

Recruiting Step Five: Sign Up Events: Not just School Sign Up Night ... do Fun Events Too!

Posted on Jun 18 2015 - 1:51pm

There are Two Key Elements of any Sign-Up Event:  (1) Fun and (2) sharing Pack Information.  In August, plan for two kinds of Sign-Up Events:  (1) first, one or more School Sign Up Nights (your District Professionals will work with you to schedule these for August -- but you've got to decide what kind of Fun for Families you'll have), and/or (2) right after that, a Pack Fun Event where you can also share Pack Information with Adults (doesn't have to be a "Pack Meeting" ... a "Pack Party", or Picnic, or swim party, or fishing derby, or climbing gym, or Six Flags, or bike rodeo ... what do you like to do?).    More below ... 

Recruiting Step Six: Wrap it Up and Turn It In.

Posted on Jun 18 2015 - 1:50pm

The new (for 2015) Youth and Adult Applications are found in our "About Scouting & How to Join" page.  More below ... 

Cub Scout Den Meeting Plans and Guides

Posted on Jun 14 2015 - 7:17pm

See the attachments on the Cub Scout Meeting Plans page for the new Den Meeting Plans and Guides, so that you can share with your Cub Scout families and helpers.

Twilight Camp Starts Tomorrow ... you can Still Register online tonight!

Posted on Jun 14 2015 - 5:43pm

Special Sunday eBlast to remind that Registration is still open tonight for Twilight Camp for Cub Scouts at Woodward Academy's "Lower School", 3400 Madison Street, College Park, GA, starting at 6:00 pm tomorrow, Monday June 15.  Sign up now.   If you're out of Scouting and want off this email list, email the webmaster.

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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