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.

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on Jun 12 2017 - 9:25am

Highlights of the most recent District News were these (click links for information):  Online Registration is Live!: Complete the Final Steps ...  and from the week before:  BSA Stuff about On-Line Registration ... Who's ready for Twilight Camp?!?!? June 12-16 at Woodward! ... Update on National Discussion about how Scouting can Serve the "Whole Family" 

Online Registration is Live! … Complete the Final Steps

Posted on Jun 6 2017 - 5:22pm

From the BSA:  Online registration is now live in your council! We are excited to offer prospective members and leaders a more convenient and efficient way to join Scouting.  But we can’t do it without you … Here are the final actions you should take to make sure your unit is ready for members to start registering online:

Configure the Online Registration Tool.  Before your unit starts using the online registration system, there are some configuration decisions to make.  REVIEW THE GUIDEBOOK (PG 8)

Update your “Contact Us” pin in BeAScout.org.   Verify that your BeAScout pin is turned on and that the contact information is current and displays the information you want shown for your unit.  LEARN MORE

Complete Your Preparation Checklist.  To ensure your unit is prepared for online registration, use the checklist relevant to your Scouting role.  FIND YOUR CHECKLIST

If you need assistance, please contact the Member Care Contact Center at myscouting@scouting.org or call 972-580-2489, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time.  

In case you missed it or need a reminder, here are the steps and resources from the previous emails: 

   Create or update your My.Scouting account

    Watch the Training Videos

    Review and Bookmark the Guidebook

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on Jun 5 2017 - 9:56am

BSA Stuff about On-Line Registration

Posted on May 31 2017 - 8:24pm

From an Email to Unit Key Three:  As you may know, online youth registration will be available in the Atlanta Area Council this June.  Unit Key 3 will have a pivotal role in the process if your unit chooses to take advantage of the online registration process.  

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

Posted on May 31 2017 - 5:22am

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.

Update on National Discussion about how Scouting can Serve the "Whole Family"

Posted on May 31 2017 - 5:21am

As recently reported in news stories, but so far not revealed in the National Annual Meeting in Orlando May 24-26 site that could post information, there were discussions at last week's meeting about whether to continue discussions about how to serve the "whole family".   Some posting at Scouter.com and the "This is Scouting!" site on Facebook, including these images of the CSE presentation and PowerPoint deck.  For more, see the comment below.

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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