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.

Summer Camp Plans ... and Movie Marathon ...

Posted on Mar 27 2017 - 4:29pm

On our What Our Scouts and Units are Doing page we see that Troop 7250 will do Summer Camp June 4-10 at Woodruff Scout Camp, Troop 631 has a June 2-10: Seabase! trek, Troop 631 has Summer Camp July 2-8 at Camp Daniel Boone, and Troop 3310 has Summer Camp July 23-29 at Woodruff Scout Camp.  How about your Units?

 For your viewing pleasure, click these links for current and recent videos that show what Boy Scout Summer Camp is all about:

Got More that Units might want to see?  To find more (including many Scout-made videos of their time at these and other camps) just searching Google for your camp and look in the video tab!

Virtual Roundtable ...

Posted on Mar 27 2017 - 4:28pm

... from the Interwebs, see this presentation about Cub Scout Blue & Gold Banquets (there are many ways to do these and here's a YouTube collection); for Troops, see these videos about Campcraft Skills and more.

Fairburn Scout Shop closing April 27, 2017

Posted on Mar 27 2017 - 4:25pm

Dear District Scouters,  As many of you may have heard, the Fairburn Scout Shop will be closing, effective April 27, 2017.  

I want to make everyone aware of other options that may be convenient.

The Atlanta Area Council’s Scout Shop offers shipping on all orders for a small fee (determined by the number of items ordered).  Items will arrive via Fedex 2-day priority shipping. Advancement items can be ordered with the submittal of an advancement report via Fax, or email.

Fax: 770.988.9526  Email: AtlantaScoutShop@scouting.org 

For time-sensitive items, Zach and I will be available to hand deliver orders.  Units can also order items, and pick them up at Roundtable, or District Committee with advance notice.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to myself, or Zach Fisher. 

Yours in Scouting, Brandon A. Dobbins

District Director
Atlanta Area Council, BSA
B 770.989.2862 I C 404.545.8758 I Brandon.Dobbins@scouting.org  

Program Planning Kick-Off this Saturday, March 25

Posted on Mar 21 2017 - 11:58am

Top Scout leaders will come together to help other Scout leaders build a perfect year-long Scouting program at the Program Planning Kick-off at the Volunteer Service Center 8:00 am to Noonish.  Through breakout sessions, midway exhibits, and personal interaction with our experts, you'll learn stuff, and get a printed copy of the new Calendar & Program Guide which will list lots of program ideas and events that will be found at www.atlantabsa.org and on this website ... more at the Council Website Calendar Entry.

Units Getting the Word Out ... See These Facebook Sites of our Packs and Troops

Posted on Mar 21 2017 - 11:13am

Lots of great pictures from last weekend's Pack 1030 Cody Ballard Pinewood Derby at https://www.facebook.com/pack1030, plus more from that active Pack with engaged parents ... Another super Pack is Pack 543 in Jonesboro, so see what they do on their Facebook Page!  ... See lots of video and pictures of Boy Scouts on ziplines and rope courses last weekend at this Troop 631 page: https://www.facebook.com/Troop631WA/  ... Troop 112 is putting the outing in Scouting and letting you know at https://www.facebook.com/troop112/ ... Pack 3499 in Rex shares not only photos but places to go and things to do, which is what Cub Scouting is all about: https://www.facebook.com/pack3499/  ... Same with Troop 3499:  https://www.facebook.com/troop3499/ (lots of action and upcoming activities) ... But wait, there's more, like Pack 964 in Jonesboro, Pack 777 in Hampton/Jonesboro, Pack 4234 in Morrow, Troop 7250 in Fairburn, Troop and Pack 1513 in Union City, .  We're also friends with Troop 150 up in Grant Park, who've attended some of our Cub 'n' Camp o Rees in days gone by: https://www.facebook.com/GrantParkBoyScoutTroop150/.  See also this Photo Site from Pack and Troop 631 (includes some District events and events from other units too).  Got another site ... or an Instagram or Pinterest for your unit?  Add a comment below (email the Webmaster if you need a reminder about the Login).  

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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