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Welcome to the Southern Crescent District Website!

The Southern Crescent District (formerly the Tara District and South Fulton 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.

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Recruiting Recap: Steps to Success

Posted on Jul 22 2014 - 8:52pm

Want more kids and Leaders?   Of course you do.  See the ideas of many in our Recruiting Tools … including the topics in our Recruiting Ideas Powerpoint slides and our Leader’s Guide to Recruiting -- steps you can start right now.  See the Recruiting Steps in these Announcements (email the Webmaster if you need a Login reminder): Recruiting Step One: Calendar of Fun Activities.  Step Two: Identify Leaders and Helpers.  Step Three: Shout it Out! Let Families know your Pack Plan!   Step Four: Open House / Registration Day: Be There Strong.  Step Five: Rally! Fun!  Step Six: Wrap it Up.  See the Leader’s Guide to Recruiting for more.

Lots of Events for Scouts and Leaders ... Sign up Now!

Posted on Jul 22 2014 - 8:43pm

Events that are in the planning and "launch" stage include (1) Bike Rodeo September 6 at World Changers on Old National Highway, (2) Cub Fun Fair on September 20 at Baker Softball Field in Starr Park, Forest Park, Georgia (Richard Davies coordinating), (3) Cub 'n' Camp o Ree October 3-5 at Camp Jamison (Packs and Troops camp at Jamison, Packs do OA Trailblazer events on Saturday while Troops have Camp O Ree events, and everyone has Campfire Saturday night), and (4) "Turkey Shoot" Cub Scout Shooting Sports November 22 at (tentatively) Woodward Academy (Tracey Washington coordinating).  Big Thanks to coordinators ... now let's get them some Big Help!  

Free Bikes for Scouts! Read Below ...

Posted on Jul 15 2014 - 11:24am

Do you have Scouts in your Unit Who Would like a Free Bicycle?  Email Bikes for information on how you might help those Scouts. 

Back to School Bonus Roundtable ... Rally to this Recruiting Refresher

Posted on Jul 15 2014 - 11:24am

OK, while we still have some Scouts out on the trail (like these Troop 1906 and 631 Philmont trekkers who are crossing Philmont), for many of us, we see the end of summer, back to school, and a new program year for your Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops.  So, unless your Pack or Troop has too many youth and too many leaders, and you just don't want anyone else to join, please attend the Back to School Bonus Roundtable ... a Recruiting Refresher on Thursday, July 31 at Woodward's Middle School.   With Clayton County School "Meet and Greet" events set for August 6, and Fulton County Schools scheduling Open Houses during that first week of August, the time to connect to families is now!  Come to share your best practices and get help getting new members.

Looking for a Service Project for Scouts?

Posted on Jul 11 2014 - 2:01pm

Paul Bailey of Troop 4234 relays this message: "Karen Densmoore (email here) of Angelle’s Hospice & Palliative Care contacted me about getting help from a scout troop for an Assisted Living Facility in Forest Park.  They would love for a scout troop to volunteer their time to do some landscaping for the facility. My troop has several projects we are committed to already and it may be a few months before we could get to it.  Could you share this with other troops and maybe someone else could help Karen out.  Karen will be glad to provide details on what they are looking for and the exact location."

Repticon: Atlanta Reptile Show - FREE ADMISSION for Scouts and Leaders

Posted on Jul 11 2014 - 2:00pm

Received this message ... could be fun:  "Since its inception in 2003, Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Expos has welcomed Boy and Girl Scouts and their leaders to our shows with discount tickets for family members and FREE ADMISSION for any Scout or leader wearing his/her uniform.  Repticon returns to Atlanta on July 26 & 27, 2014, for another fun-filled and highly educational event, suitable for all ages.  As always, we invite all of our Boy and Girl Scout troops and their families to join us for a great celebration of all things reptilian and amphibian. We also have invertebrates, spiders, furry critters and more!  Please distribute the attached ticket-discount coupon to every troop in your district for distribution to the families in their troops. Each can print as many tickets as they need so the entire family can come out to enjoy this great event.  For more information about the show, please click HERE. Our webpage will tell you all about the show time, place, activities, and ticket prices."  More here about Repticon.

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