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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 this Google Map for location and contact information for Cub Scout Packs (boys in 1st through 5th Grade are Cub Scouts), Troops and more Pack information are 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 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, plus a list of units (Cub Scout Packs, Boy Scout Troops and Venturing Crews) and contact information for leaders of those units; 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 + 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, and more.  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.

Sad News

Posted on Feb 20 2018 - 9:08pm

Eagle Scout Jeremy Paul Bailey passed away on February 3, 2018 ... more information and condolences are posted here; our thoughts and prayers are with his parents, Jane and Paul Bailey, and all of his friends, family and fellow Scouts.  And on Thursday, February 15, longtime Scouter Jeff Benton (husband of Alyson Benton) passed away.  Micah Womack of their Troop (3499) advises that the funeral will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24th at 11 am at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church 1625 Joseph Boone Blvd. Atlanta, Ga. 30314.  There will be a section for scouts only at the funeral if anyone wants to attend (Class A Uniforms).  And she advises that condloence cards and/or support can be sent to Alyson at 2241 Miriam Lane Decatur, Georgia 30032.   A visitation will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Meadows Mortuary, 419 Flat Shoals Ave, Atlanta, GA 30316.

District Pinewood Derby coming ... Saturday March 3

Posted on Feb 13 2018 - 4:58pm

The Southern Crescent District Pinewood Derby will be held Saturday March 3, 2018, with Registration starting @ 8 a.m. ending at 10 a.m., and the Racing Starting Promptly @ 10:15 a.m., held in the Christian Activities BuildingJonesboro First United Methodist Church, 142 South Main Street, Jonesboro, GA. 30236.   End time depends on the number of entries.

This Competition is Open To All ~ Scouts, Siblings And Adults

  • Scouts Must Use Current 2018 Car ~ District Race Rules
  • Support Your Local Scouts By Purchasing From Their Fundraisers: Patches, Popcorn And Lunch! 
  • Race Entry Fee $5.00 Per Registrant
  • Lunch Per Person $5.00 ~ 2 All Beef Hot Dogs, Chips and a Drink!
  • Every Participant Will Receive A Patch, A Driver’s Card And A Certificate!

Camp Cards -- Super Easy, Super Effective Fundraiser

Posted on Feb 13 2018 - 10:39am

If you would like Scouts in your Unit to sell Camp Cards, see this Camp Card information page that has a signup, and for faster delivery, contact Brandon or Zach for cards.  More on Finance and Fundraising is at our Finances page, part of the "More Help For Leaders" page on the Menu of the website.   

New Online Youth Protection Training Modules In Effect and Fixed

Posted on Feb 11 2018 - 3:13pm

By October 1, 2018, all new and currently registered leaders will be required to complete BSA’s brand new Youth Protection Training (also known as "YPT2").  As previously announced, YPT2 is now available via BSA’s "Learn Center" -- and now the modules have been streamlined ot allow quicker view with less "loading" delay.  A big difference (and complicating factor) is that there isn't a "one and done" 28 minute video any longer.  Instead, there are four modules, you have to take them all, and pass a quiz in the final module.  The first module is "Overview & Policies", the second is "Sexual Abuse", the third is "Bullying", and the final is called "YPT Certification" and includes a quiz.  Very different from the former look -- first module (Overview & Policies) has a mixture of graphic slides and professionally shot videos (think PBS "Frontline").  Evidently, a syllabus for "live" courses will be available in June, 2018.

University of Scouting February 17

Posted on Feb 10 2018 - 2:44pm

Not just for "leaders", but parents and helpers too ... because there's a lot of specialized stuff.  Yeah, online signup is over February 10, but ... yeah, they anticipate "walk ins" (you just might not get your preferred class, and may need to bring lunch). Plenty of Troop Level Scout skills (and skills for dealing with Troop Level Scouts), and a lot of "Cub Level" courses, like Super Summer Programs, STEM for Cub Scouts, How to Teach the Whittling Chip, Cub Scout Racing (Derbies – not just Pinewood), Cub Scout Outdoor Cooking, Cub Games, Rocket Time!, Fishing, Including Scouts with Special Needs, Cold Weather Camping, Iron Chef and more. See the Course Catalog and sign up at http://www.atlantabsa.org/training/supplemental-training/university-of-scouting/6962.See the Course Catalog and sign up at http://www.atlantabsa.org/training/supplemental-training/university-of-scouting/6962.  Also including the "all roles" Cub Leader Training led by the District Cub Trainer (and he will let you in his class for sure).  Some Youth Training also for Boy Scouts. 

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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