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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.

Leader and Parent Roundtable this Thursday, April 15 at 6:30

Posted on Apr 13 2021 - 11:04am

Leader's Roundtable is a time to get together with other leaders and parents in Packs, Troops and Crews to share ideas about how to lead your units.  Please Zoom in to this Leader's Roundtable chat on Thursday, April 15 at 6:30This night's focus is on summertime Pack and Troop plans, including information on free and low cost activities.  If you need a reminder about how to log in, email the webmaster at webmaster@southfultonscouting.com.

Program Planning Kick Off - Saturday, April 17, 9:00 am - Featuring Southern Crescent Leaders

Posted on Apr 12 2021 - 3:42pm

The Program Kick Off Helps Your Unit Plan Their Year!  Join us Saturday, April 17 at 9:00 AM via Zoom for the Program Kick Off's opening session and breakouts. Sign up at this Link. John B. Smith, Jr. will moderate the general session discussion with leaders of Packs and Troops getting Scouting done during these times -- John is the Southern Crescent Training Chair and Order of the Arrow Chapter Advisor, plus Assistant Scoutmaster and Unit Commissioner.  Break Out Sessions will be:

  • Plan Your Best Year Ever in Cub Scouting - presented by Bert Bender, Cub Scout Leader Trainer
  • Plan Your Best Year Ever in Scouts BSA
  • Scouting Safely in a Time of COVID
  • Trained Leaders = Successful Units
  • Commissioners (how they can help your Pack, Troop and Crew)
  • ScoutBook De-mystified

Each session will have its own zoom link and will be recorded and shared so you can access any session after the event.  

Southern Crescent Roundtable Survey

Posted on Apr 6 2021 - 11:21am

From Alyson Benton, Membership Chair: "Hello Southern Crescent  Leaders!  Your Roundtable Commissioner and Team are trying to figure out ways that  we can better serve you at round tables. Please fill out the survey that is linked here. Thank you "

If you are asking "What is Roundtable?", read on:  Roundtable is an opportunity for any adult leader or parent to (1) learn from each other about how to play the game of Scouting (activities and opportunities and skills for meetings and activities, how to deal with kids and adults, and more), (2) ask questions, get answers and share ideas and with other leaders, and (3) have some positive fellowship with other leaders.  Our next Roundtable is April 15 at 6:30 pm, and that link has more information about what Roundtable can be, including possible topics for Roundtable meetings.

Troops and Crews: Save the Dates March 18-20, 2022 for "Scout Challenge"

Posted on Apr 6 2021 - 11:11am

March 18-20, 2022 at a Camp to be determined will be the Atlanta Area Council campout for Troops and Crews called "Scout Challenge 2022".   Scout Challenge 2022 is the third council-wide camping event of the Atlanta Area Council’s new century. Join your fellow Scouts and Venturers for the biggest camping weekend in Metro-Atlanta. Scout Challenge will be a weekend of exciting games, challenging activities and so much  more.  

Patch Design Contest: The Scout Challenge teams challenges you to help design an awesome patch to be awarded to all participants in the 2022 Atlanta Area Council Scout Challenge!  

Requirements for designs:

  • Must be no longer than 3 inches from side-to-side
  • No more than 9 colors
  • Must include “Scout Challenge: 2022” and “Atlanta Area Council”

The winning design will be created as an embroidered pocket patch and awarded to all Scouts participating in Scout Challenge: 2022.  Imagine seeing all of your friends wearing the patch that you designed! 

All designs will be reviewed by the Atlanta Area Council Scout Challenge Committee. Final design selection is at the sole discretion of the Atlanta Area Council. Please submit your design for this patch to vbramlet@atlantabsa.org by 05/31/2021.

Now Streaming: Spring Into Scouting - Yes We Can!

Posted on Apr 6 2021 - 11:00am

Hello Cub Scout Leaders and Everyone Who Helps Cub Scout Dens and Packs:

  • Are you doing Scouting, but wish more families would join (or re-join)?
  • Are you getting ready to “start back up” and want ideas about how to do so safely with an attractive and accessible program?   
  • Are you frustrated by “fall recruiting” and want to start this spring down an easier path?   

Our plan this year is for Dens and Packs to Spring Into Scouting by developing your fun and safe den and pack program, promoting it to current (and recent) families plus new families and friends and schools and more, and to have effective peer to peer and family to family recruiting alongside your fun and safe Den and Pack events – and any “just joining” events you want to hold before fun events. 

A video training is found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAIhzmXs5cY, and the newly completely revised Recruiting Resources are currently posted at our very own District website.

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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