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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.

Welcome New District Chair Eric Marcus!

Posted on Dec 6 2022 - 3:54pm

At the District Committee Meeting on December 1, Eric Marcus was elected Chair of the Southern Crescent District.  Eric is the co-owner of Royal Trophies and has been Cubmaster of Pack 1030 for nearly 7 years.  Look for more about Eric to follow, and in his LinkedIn profile.  District Level Volunteers are found in our Roster here, and a menu of ways to help in the District is found here.

The Great Big List of Places to Go and Things to Do Around Atlanta

Posted on Dec 5 2022 - 8:47am

If you want a Great Big List of Places to Go and Things to Do Around Atlanta, see our page entitled "The Great Big List of Places to Go and Things to Do Around Atlanta".  This is collection of events and destinations could be attended by both Cub Scouts Families and Scouts BSA Troops, with Scouts BSA Troops doing more challenging activities.

These are grouped into these topics:

Unit Charter Renewal Time

Posted on Dec 5 2022 - 8:46am

Packs, Troops and Crews operate under an Annual Charter from the BSA Organization.  Now is the time for Charter Renewal for all Units except those that chartered in the last half of 2022 (those are automatically rechartered through 2023).

For how to do it, see these resources:

  • Attend an Atlanta Area Council weekly, virtual Membership Renewal Workshop on select days from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm., with the next (maybe last) event on Thursday, December 8

For more information and resources, check out these National Charter Renewal Resources.

Opt In, Opt Out

Posted on Dec 5 2022 - 8:45am

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 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 ... 

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on Dec 5 2022 - 8:45am

Highlights of the most recent District News were these (click links for information): December 1 District Committee Meeting ... and from the prior week: Free Admission of Veterans to National and State Parks ... American Legion Eagle Scout Award ... Atlanta Area Council Den and Pack Program Resources ... Email webmaster@southfultonscouting.com if you need a reminder about the login.

December 1 District Committee Meeting

Posted on Nov 28 2022 - 1:16pm

The December 1 District Committee Meeting is now open for "registration".  Please attend -- it will be over Zoom.  A primary purpose of this meeting will be electing a District Chair and additional Members at Large of the District Committee.  At the November 3 Annual Meeting there were few nominations submitted in advance for Members at Large and none for District Chair.  If you have suggestions for either role, please submit them by email to Kenieth Winfrey as Nominating Committee Chair at keniethclark12@gmail.com or to Claude Gatlin, District Executive, at Claude.Gatlin@scouting.org.

For what District Level Volunteers might do, see our "District Help Wanted" page, because sub-committees or functions of the District can use help, including Advancement, Training, Roundtable, Recognition, Camping Promotion, Membership Support (Recruiting Help), Council Finance (Friends of Scouting), Unit Fundraising (Popcorn and Camp Cards), Unit Counseling (Commissioner Service), and activities like Twilight Camp, "Scout Fair", Shooting Sports, Camp o Rees, Cub n Camp o Ree, District Banquet, Pinewood Derbies, Bike Rodeo, Rocket Derby, and others that units in the District want to do from time to time.

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