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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.

Trailblazer Adventure Camp this Weekend

Posted on Sep 27 2016 - 6:12pm

This weekend, September 30 to October 2, the OA Trailblazer Adventure Camp at Bert Adams Scout Camp just south of Covington is a terrific Fun Family Activity.   See the Leader’s Guide for the fun activities … check it out: they’re also putting fun Cub Scout Advancement opportunities into the the!  We know that Pack 543 and Pack 631 are going …

--  And if you’re thinking … “aw, we can’t get a camping plan together this late” … well, don’t worry about Campingjust come for the day on Saturday, arrive early, leave when you’re ready, maybe after dinner or campfire. 

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

Posted on Sep 23 2016 - 1:09pm

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.  

Help For Dens That Don't Have Den Leaders Yet ...

Posted on Sep 23 2016 - 1:08pm

Following up on the New Cub Scout Adventure Plans for Bobcats and Early Den Meetings (filling a gap in the Den Leader Guides for the new Cub Scout Program), and anticipating successful Sign Up Nights that bring you more Youth Signups than you have Den Leaders to run den programs, we bring you a Cub Scout Adventure Plans resource page called "Help For Dens without Den Leaders Yet" (or "Help! We don't have Den Leaders Yet ... What do we Do?"). 

What do you do?  Well, read the Help For Dens without Den Leaders Yet page, because you don't want to dive into den meetings until you're really ready, with enough Den Leaders and Assistants, engaged and ready to go, leading dens of about 8 Scouts of the same age (not more than 10).  

But ... you do have a great option for excellent Cub Scout Program.  The answer is do Easy Fun Family Activities, not Den Meetings, until those Dens have enough engaged leaders and helpers for Den Adventures. 

This is in line with our message: "WARNING TO PACKS:  if you don't have enough Den Leaders, engaged and ready to go with enough helpers, leading dens of about 8 Scouts of the same age (not more than 10), please do not attempt to have Den Meetings for those Dens!!!!  Instead, do Easy Fun Family Pack Activities, not Den Meetings, until those Dens have enough engaged leaders and helpers for Den Meetings".

As families have fun at the Easy Fun Family Pack Activities, you have a chance to get Den Leaders to emerge, for Assistants to step up, for Parents to agree to help and lead parts of the Den program, and for this parent / child program to reach success.

For more, see our Cub Scout Adventure Plans pages

YouTube from the Flukemaster ... see Troop 3310 do Fishing MB

Posted on Sep 23 2016 - 11:59am

The Flukemaster has a "teaching the world to fish" YouTube channel, and Troop 3310 Historian Andrew W. writes us: "While we were doing the Fishing merit badge at Camp Allatoona this past weekend, our fishing instuctor, Gene Jensen, was recording us having fun and fishing and posted it his wildly popular fishing channel on Youtube.  See the Video here.  

Please enjoy!  Troop Historian, Andrew

One More for the Road ... A Final Cub Leader Training Class for the ATL from Southern Crescent

Posted on Sep 20 2016 - 5:43pm

Atlanta's Hottest Pack Leadership Team Training Class is Saturday, October 15 at Woodward.  Sign up in that link, or here.  

Based on past performances, this Cub Scout Leader Training Class has everything:  flying discs, latex party games, dyspnea, stockholm syndrome, club-goers chanting “hooah”, permission slips, light shows, indelible markers, repeat-after-me songs, baubles and geegaws.  

Bottom line:  Trained Leaders and Parents have more fun, and Children of Trained Leaders and Parents make better decisions about their parent's Assisted Living and Nursing Home care.   So now is the time to go!

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