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.

Six Steps for Sustainable Recruiting for your Unit

Posted on Nov 6 2016 - 5:22pm

Here’s six steps to a successful and sustainable plan for recruiting new families into your Cub Scout Pack … because every Pack wants more active leaders, and just about every Pack wants more youth and their families to join.  Key idea:  successful and sustainable recruiting happens by action now by leaders and parents in the Unit.  If your recruiting plan begins and ends on Sign Up Night, your recruiting will likely not be sustainable.  To help with recruiting by leaders and parents (hey, parents want more leaders too!), follow these Six Steps to Successful and Sustainable Recruiting from our Recruiting Tools page and in the Leader’s Guide to Recruiting:

Recruiting Step Four: School and Community Events -- Show your School and Community the Fun of Cub Scouting!

Posted on Nov 6 2016 - 5:19pm

OK, so you're doing Recruiting Step One (Make a Calendar of Fun Activities that Families Like), and as you tackle Step Two (Recruit more Leaders and Helpers), and Step Three (Let People Know your Pack Fun Activities Plan!), now let Schools and the Community at large know too!  Have some events that School and Community are invited to and can see,

Recruiting Step Five: Sign Up Events: Not just School Sign Up Night ... do Fun Events Too!

Posted on Nov 6 2016 - 5:19pm

Remember: for Cub Scout Packs the goal of successful Sign Up Nights is not to just sign up new youth.  The goal is to sign up New Families!  

Recruiting Step Six: More Fun Events

Posted on Nov 6 2016 - 5:18pm

Yes, Cub Scouting is all about fun activities for kids and families, so Step Six of sustainable recruiting is keep expanding and extending your Calendar of Fun Events

TASCO Team Looking for a Senior Patrol Leader

Posted on Oct 31 2016 - 9:02am

From Jerry Martin, the TASCO Committee Chair: "TASCO = The Adult Southern Crescent Outing.  

Anthony Fowler, TASCO Scoutmaster, has asked for help securing someone to be the TASCO Senior Patrol Leader for 2017 (they would automatically become the 2018 TASCO Scoutmaster).  To date, he has been unable to find anyone.  If you would like to serve, please contact Anthony Fowler at 770-377-0778 or Afowler263@yahoo.com.

The Senior Patrol Leader may be male or female, Cub Scout Adult, Boy Scout Adult, or District member. They do not have to be from our district as TASCO is opened to all in Scouting regardless of district or council.  They, as in a troop, will be in charge of the program for the weekend assisted by the Scoutmaster, Committee, and Staff.  As for staff, they may choose there own for the weekend. TASCO is for all adult scouters and friends of scouting.  Events are planned around patrols.  Come as a patrol or individually (there’s always room for someone in a patrol, or, if enough, a new patrol can be formed on site. Camp for the weekend or just come for the events on Saturday.  Activities suited for all adult ages.  Location is at Bert Adams and BSA rules apply.  

If we can’t get someone by mid-November, we will have to cancel the program.  This would be a shame.  We have had TASCO for 31 consecutive years.  2017 will be our 32 year of having fun, learning new skills, and learning events to take back to the units."

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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