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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.

District Roundtable this Thursday, March 9

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 8:44pm

What: Cub Scout Leaders Roundtable. Your opportunity to meet with other Scouters from Southern Crescent and share experience, ideas, and stories. 

Who: All adult scouters. Cubmasters, Den Leaders, Committee Members, Parents, etc. Invite all your parents, especially those you want to get more involved!

When: 7pm Thursday March 9th, and then every 2nd Thursday

Where: Woodward Academy Middle School Cafeteria. More info here.

Why: Because collaboration is the easiest way to become the leader your scouts deserve. Roundtable isn't about going the extra mile, it's about taking the first step to deliver top-rate scouting to your pack while helping to raise the bar for scouting across Atlanta. 

RSVP: Not necessary to attend, but consider registering to let others know you'll be there.

Questions: Call or e-mail Zach Fisher. Contact info below.

YIS, Zach Fisher, District Executive, Southern Crescent

W 770.989.2871 | C 404.245.1054  zfisher@atlantabsa.org 

Camp Card sales made easy!

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 8:38pm

Get your Camp Card sale up and running with these 3 tips. 

1. Have scouts sell to Waffle House regulars. Waiters are happy to help you find them, and they'll more than make up their 5 dollars over the year. 

2. Remember that Kauffman Tire does oil changes. The Card pays for itself in just 1 use.

3. Give some free Moe's. Use your own card to cover the burrito of the person behind you, and then ask them if they'd like a card of their own to pay it forward.

YIS, Zach Fisher, District Executive, Southern Crescent

Recruiting Step One: Make a Calendar of Fun Activities that Families Like

Posted on Mar 4 2017 - 9:34am

The First Step in Recruiting is: Make a Calendar of Fun Activities that Families Like.  Families don't join for meetings ... Families join to have Fun ... and Fun with Other Families.  

More parents and boys will want to join a Unit that says “here’s our dates for fun activities … join us” --

they won’t want to join a unit that says "uh, we don't know what we'll do yet, but we'll have meetings to talk about it".  

Our Recruiting Tools pages give you tools you can use to set up a fun activity plan families want to join.  

And Just One Person can make a Fun Activity Calendar and say "hey, why don't we do these events?" ... and then everyone can get on board and you can adjust your plan once you've got 30 or 50 or 60 families fired up and ready to go. 

We’ve got plenty of ideas for activities that you can choose from: see our Month by Month Activities page.  For Cub Packs, lots of the activities advertised on the flyer lists are District and Council events that are easy to attend – so that your families can have more fun faster.  

So Focus on fun, don't get mired in meetings.  Families want to do fun things with other families, and that’s where the magic of Cub Scouting happens, because if it's fun for kids, fun for families, and safe, then it's Cub Scouting!  … See the Recruiting Tools pages for next steps, because as you develop fun activities to do, you can start to recruit helpers and leaders …

November 30, 2016 Cub Scout Advancement Changes -- Updated Advice for Leaders and Parents

Posted on Mar 4 2017 - 9:29am

Update about Cub Scout Advancement requirements ... the text comparison of the requirements in the 11/30/16 Cub Advancement Changes page, is updated to offer the Cub Leader Trainer's comments on the changes (for the benefit of those who are trying to decide whether to switch any Adventures to the 11/30/16 version during this program year), and that comparison shows exactly what changed and what didn't change (or what got moved around in a requirement) where there was any substantive change. 

Southern Crescent Pinewood Derby March 4

Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 11:12am

    Saturday March 4, 2017  Registration @ 8 a.m.- 10 a.m. in the Christian Activities Building Race Starts Promptly @ 10:15 a.m. 

 Jonesboro First United Methodist Church - 142 South Main Street ~ Jonesboro, GA. 30236

*Competition Open To All ~ Scouts, Siblings And Adults   *Scouts Must Use Current 2017 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 $3.00 ~ Walking Tacos and a Drink!

*Every Participant Will Receive A Patch, A Driver’s Card And A Certificate!

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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