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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.

John Sullivan (5/17/1918 – 5/7/2015)

Posted on May 12 2015 - 8:18am

From George Kay: Some of you may have known John Sullivan, who passed away at 96 after a short illness.  Services Saturday May 16 at 11.

Recognition Reminder ... Recognize Tenure

Posted on May 8 2015 - 11:04am

District Recognition Chair George Kay notes to you that Scouting Magazine has an article on Service Stars and Veteran Pins and that the Veteran Pin needs an application that is at the Program Center or google BSA Veteran Pin and you’ll find the Application.  

How Do You Let Parents Know How YOUR Unit Runs?

Posted on May 8 2015 - 11:03am

District Committee Member George Kay notes that Scouting Magazine has an Article on Unit Handbooks to help Parents know how their Unit will operate.  We have examples of some in our Links Page, under the Unit Organization Tools Folder.  Got good ones?  Email the Webmaster to share.

Cub Scout Rangemaster Training Available!

Posted on May 5 2015 - 9:31am

If you are interested in becoming certified as a Rangemaster to instruct Cub Scouts on BB's and Archery, there are now trainings available and are listed on the council website. Once we have scheduled our District Shooting Event, we will be on the lookout for trained Rangemasters. Now is the time to get certified if you are interested in volunteering for that and other shooting events within our district.  The next Rangemaster trainings are scheduled for:

No Electronics in Scouting? Or ... Let's Get Scouting in Electronics!

Posted on May 4 2015 - 9:09am

For one point of view and way to embrace Scouting electronically, see this Post from Bryan's Blog at Scouting Magazine: "This troop’s excellent technology policy is based on the Scout Law"

How Is Your Unit Doing ... How Can We Help?

Posted on May 1 2015 - 9:58am

One way to Help Units in our District is through the attached Troop and Pack Unit Service Plan tools, adapted from the versions at my.scouting.org to include helpful resources as you review how your Unit is doing.  Feel free to submit to your commissioner or the District Commissioner for a discussion and recognition of how you're doing!  

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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