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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 the BeAScout website for location and contact information for Cub Scout Packs (Kindergarten through 5th Grade are Cub Scouts), Scouts BSA Troops (end of 5th Grade to age 18), and Venturing Crews. 

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; Cub Scout Meeting Plans gives you "rip and run" complete plans for Meetings with your Scouts, 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 Scouts BSA Troops and Visiting Relatives too); "Leader Training" shows you how to learn more for an easier + better program, and more.  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.

Popcorn! Want To Raise Some $$$?

Posted on Jul 6 2020 - 7:21pm

Everything costs money -- Scouting costs money -- but Scouting will help you with fundraisers to pay the costs of Scouting.  One is Popcorn, so Packs, Troops and Crews should check out https://www.atlantabsa.org/popcorn and sign up to sell.  

Roundtable on Fall Recruiting and How to Do Scouting Now

Posted on Jul 6 2020 - 5:19pm

From District Commissioner Kevin Butler: "I would like to invite you to our virtual Roundtable this coming Thursday (July 9) for an open discussion on the Council Plan for Fall Recruiting, ways we can safety restart scouting within our units, the ways schools will reopen, Just to name a few.  Please join us with your questions and thoughts.  If you are anything like me sitting in the dark and wondering where we are going from here? How we are going to do scouting? and so on. I want some answers, I want to come back and know what I am doing." 

What Does Cub Scouting Look Like Now? What Are We Asking Families to Join and Do?

Posted on Jul 6 2020 - 5:19pm

As we think about bringing more families into Cub Scouting (and get ready to do Recruiting), it is worth asking:  What Does Cub Scouting Look Like Now?  When we ask families to join, what are we asking them to do?  Some ideas and options can be found at this AAC Recruiting Resource page:  What Does Cub Scouting Look Like Now?

Recruiting Step Two: Promote Your Pack Program – Media, Flyers and More (New Members Save $22.50 This Month)

Posted on Jul 6 2020 - 2:34pm

Hello Cub Scout Leaders and Parents:  If you’ve developed a Calendar of Fun Activities, including – as we continue Covid caution – any Pack program of support for parent-led activities in physically distant Cub Scouting (like this page), it’s time to share and Promote Your Pack Program.  Here’s the Who/What/When/Where/Why about your Pack Program Promotion: 

Who – or Who Can Promote?  Anyone in your Pack Community.  Not just Leaders – Leaders should encourage Parents to Promote to their friends and fellow parents at school.  Kids can call kids.  Peer to Peer is great. 

What – or What Can You Use / How Can You Promote?  For sure, use BeAScout, plus write up your Pack Program (and other relevant information like calendar and contacts and dues and other Pack policies) in a website or handout that can be shared easily.  Don’t forget pictures and video of your Scouts and Families.  Share using methods that work for you, from Facebook to Instagram to Pinterest to emails to websites to local news to U.S. Mail to websites to whatever your families use. 

When – or When Can You Promote?  For best results, when you have some Pack Program Plan that lets people know what they will do when they can join.  Your Plan might have both hoped for in-person group activities and a promise of family-led Adventures that can be done from home (using resources like this page). 

Where – or Where Can You Promote?  School, Church, Community – however they share information.  Plus let your current families know, so that they continue Scouting!

Why – Why Promote Now?  When you have a Pack Program Plan, share it!  No need to wait until school starts back up, because families can join now (easier if you use BeAScout and Online Registration).  Plus:  new members who join in July will save $22.50 compared to those who join in August, because fees go up August 1, including the $25 new member joining fee.  Register and pay in July and avoid those increases.

For more, see https://www.atlantabsa.org/promotingthepack

BeAScout Tips: Suggested Language to Tailor Your Pin and Online Registration

Posted on Jul 6 2020 - 2:34pm

Hello Cub Scout Leaders – Especially Key 3 Leaders and Key 3 Delegates (and those who want to be):  

This July is a great time to update your BeAScout pin and activate Online Registration for your unit.  Many of you have seen or heard about the steps at https://www.atlantabsa.org/updateBeAScoutpin, and some of you have thought:  wait, what?  Nobody told us there were Essay Questions on this Test!  Well, yes there are, and if you do it well, it will help you explain your program to new parents.  To help you with these messages, we’ve got some ideas for input by your Unit Key 3 Leaders or Key 3 Delegates (they have the access to do updates) in three spots:

Opt In, Opt Out

Posted on Jul 6 2020 - 2:29pm

If you're no longer involved or interested in Scouting and you want to "opt out" of these messages, email the Webmaster and we'll drop you from the list.  But If you want to be "all in" on Scouting, see our Leader Training page (good resources for parents too ... now with online Scoutmaster training through the National On Line Training site at ScoutingU with the same login as at My.Scouting.Org), and if you want the login codes, just email the Webmaster ...

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