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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.

Council Coordinated Meeting, Wednesday April 26

Posted on Apr 17 2017 - 5:43pm

Helping out on a District Level?  Want to Help?  Then please join us for our next Council Coordinated Meeting on Wednesday, April 26th, at 6:00pm at the Volunteer Service Center.  This is a really good collaborative kickoff event for those who are engaged in District functions, because you can share ideas with like volunteers in other Districts.  See this summary of “Ways to Help in the District” and to volunteer, contact our District Chair, Korey Washington, or our District Director Brandon Dobbins, our District Executive Zach Fisher, or our District Commissioner Bernard Bagley, or all of them at this email

Registration will begin at 6:00pm with refreshments and light food.  We will begin our general session at 6:30pm, followed by breakouts for the District Key 3 and the council operating committees at approximately 7:15pm.  If you cannot make the general session at 6:30pm, we would still like you see you at 7:15pm in the breakout sessions.

Please register at the link below and promote this event to your district leadership.  

http://atlantabsa.org/coordinatedmeeting

District Functions ... how are they doing? What should change? Do you want to Help?

Posted on Apr 17 2017 - 5:36pm

Want to help beyond your unit?  See this, or take this survey.  District Volunteers and Professionals aim to help units serve youth.  How are your District Staff and Volunteers doing?  Feel free to complete this short survey.  And feel free to give feedback in this Roundtable Survey ... even if you haven't attended.

What's in the "More Help For Leaders" page?

Posted on Apr 17 2017 - 5:35pm

Well, more help for Leaders and Parents putting on the Scouting Program for our Youth.  Help like: 

  • Finances.  See our Unit Finances page for information about fundraising and other finance resources.
  • Scoutreach Assistance.  The Atlanta Area Council has financial aid and other resources described on the ScoutReach Resources page.
  • Recruiting.  See our Recruiting Tools page for great ideas to help you recruit new families.
  • Activity Ideas.  Want ideas about Pack or Troop Activities ... see our Month by Month Activity Ideas page, and see what our Units are Doing.
  • Den Adventure Plans.  Cub Scout Den Adventures (they are Adventuresnot merely "meetings") are very critical ... we have lots of ideas at Cub Scout Adventure Plans, including scanned versions of the Den Leader Guides and resources.
  • Service Projects.  Most every Unit does Service Projects, and that page has ideas.
  • Journey to Excellence Recognition.  Some Units use the Journey to Excellence plan to improve.
  • Commissioners (Unit Service).  Volunteers who help units beyond their "home" units are Commissioners ... see Commissioner Service for ways we help.
  • Charter Renewal.  Every Unit needs to renew their charter by the end of the year, and our Unit Charter Renewal page has all your resources for that.
  • On Line News.  We share links to Boys Life & Scouting Magazines and more, like http://scoutingwire.org/.
  • Contacts.  Contact District Leaders and Adults in other units through our Roster.  Key leaders are also listed in the attachment at our About Scouting & How to Join page.
  • Training.  Trained Leaders have more fun, get more out of the Program, and help more youth. See Leader Training for ways to become trained and have more fun.
  • Uniforms and Gear.  Many Scouts and Units need help with uniforms and gear, and so our Uniform + Gear Bank page has a plan for donating and distributing uniforms and gear.
  • Advancement.  See our Advancement page for resources on Boy Scout and Cub Scout rank advancement and awards. 

Need Help? Want to Help?  Contact the Webmaster or District Executive.   Want to help?  See our Help Wanted Page.  

Opt In, Opt Out

Posted on Apr 17 2017 - 5:33pm

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 to "opt out" of these messages, email the Webmaster.   

Who's ready for Twilight Camp?!?!? June 12-16 at Woodward!

Posted on Apr 10 2017 - 3:46pm

Who's ready for Twilight Camp?!?!?  Registration is now open!!  See www.atlantabsa.org/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2098496&OrgKey=2567  

Southern Crescent Twilight Camp - Come join us during this Cub Scout Evening Camp. Our theme this camp will be "Bug Squad", where we will explore and investigate the bug world around us.  

Location: Campfield Building - 1606 Cambridge Avenue, College Park, GA 30337, US

TWILIGHT CAMP PREVIEW DATE: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Come see where camp will be, meet leaders & fellow campers, turn in any required paperwork, & pick up your camp t-shirt.

What to expect at Twilight Camp:

  • - Shooting Sport
  • - Games & Sports
  • - Arts & Crafts
  • - Cooking & Snacks
  • - Bug Exhibition
  • - Outdoor Skills
  • - Woodwork & Leather Work
  • - Tons of FUN!!!

Contact E-mail: sctwilightcamp@gmail.com

 Registration: Please make sure to register your Scout under their grade level or rank for the 2017-2018 school year at http://www.atlantabsa.org/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2098496&OrgKey=2567

Cost:  $70.00 per Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Arrow of Light

$10.00 per Sibling/Non-Cub Scout
$10.00 per Adult Volunteer - Partial Week

Early Discount:  Before 5/21/2017 a discount of $15.00 will apply to all Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Arrow of Light Registrants.

Cancellation Policy: Registration fee can be refunded if sctwilightcamp@gmail.com is notified prior to Friday, June 9th, 2017.

We are looking for a great volunteers. We need Den Walkers who walk boys to activities, Den Leaders who guide the boys through camp, Den Chiefs who are Boy Scouts who can help teach and manage Cubs at camp, Snack Director who purchases and puts together daily snacks, Station Teachers who teach different activities during camp, and much more! Please consider helping and getting your Cub Scout a discount at camp!

Thanks,  Brad and Amber Mays, Twilight Camp Directors

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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