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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.

District Twilight Camp Call for Volunteers - New Dates, July 8-12

Posted on May 20 2019 - 2:56pm

For the District Twilight Camp to be held July 8 through July 12, 2019 (6pm-8:45 pm), your volunteer leaders (Averil Bryant, Camp Director, and Alyson Benton, Program Director) are looking for volunteers.  See the attached for details.  

Register Now for Twilight Camp - New Dates, July 8-12

Posted on May 20 2019 - 2:55pm

For the Southern Crescent District Twilight Camp to be held July 8 through July 12, 2019 (6pm-8:45 pm) at Woodward Academy, register at www.atlantabsa.org/sc-daycamp (yes, in the new Tentaroo signup system you need a profile ... hint: create it as the same one you use for My.Scouting, and hopefully remember better), or see all of the dates in the Atlanta Area Council at www.atlantabsa.org/daycamp, because if another date or location works for you, you can do that (or in addition to the District event). 

Recruiting Step Two: Let People Know! Let Families and Organizations know your Pack Fun Activities Plan!

Posted on May 20 2019 - 2:44pm

After Recruiting Step One (Make a Calendar of Fun Activities that Families Like), get onto Step Two:  Let People Know - Promote your Fun Events!  

When you Advertise your Activities ... you Promote your Pack -- so let your families, schools and community organizations know your calendar of fun activities early to get them excited (don't worry if you don't have every date organized with leaders and details yet).  Don't keep your fun activity plans secret -- share with current families, schools, groups and let prospective families and friends know too.  

Recruiting Tools are More than Flyers and Yard Signs:  Use Photos, Facebook and other Social Media, plus Old Media.  Photos of your Scouts having fun are best (so friends can see friends and want to join up -- like these from a recent Pinewood Derby).  So use any you can … flyers, emails, posters, facebook, calls, PTA, Car Pool, grocery store, barber shop, church ... encourage your families to tell others about how Scouting is fun and encourage them to show it on facebook, instagram, pinterest, twitter.  

Post printed Flyers with your pictures or your pictures or wild pictures and your calendar of fun activities to let families know.  Hand ‘em out (with permission) at school (in classrooms, at the front desk, at bus/car pool, at PTA events), at church, at city hall, at parks and rec centers, stores, restaurants – wherever families go.  Get them posted on websites and facebook sites (school, church, city, neighborhood), email lists, twitter, family to family emails and facebook and twitter.  Share pictures and video of fun stuff Scouts do. 

Need help with Flyers?  DEs can help with printing.  District volunteers can help – email flyers@southfultonscouting.com.  Don’t forget posters, yard signs, kid to kid cards, stickers, door hangers.  Talk it up.  Call families.  Got families ready to join?  Get Applications Signed.  … see all Six Recruiting Steps for more, because a Pack with fun activities should have a presence at school and in the community to help Let People Know! … 

Opt In, Opt Out

Posted on May 20 2019 - 2:40pm

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 ...  

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on May 20 2019 - 2:40pm

Highlights of the most recent District News were these (click links for information):  Register Now for Twilight Camp ... District Twilight Camp Call for Volunteers ... and from the prior week:   More Members In May ...  Recruiting Step One: Make a Calendar of Fun Activities that Families Like ... 

Cub Leader Training This Saturday

Posted on May 14 2019 - 8:27am

Want to have more fun (make it easier) doing Cub Scouts?  Want more people to help you?  Come to an Upcoming Training, and bring some other parents and leaders with you.  See https://www.atlantabsa.org/cub-leader-training for several dates in the next two weeks.   Your Cub Leader Trainer is doing these programs -- to sign up, either click on the links below, and then scroll down and click through to the Tentaroo signup, or ... just email the Cub Leader Trainer:   

Trained leaders have more fun!  

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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