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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.

Opt In, Opt Out

Posted on Jan 31 2017 - 6:34pm

If you want to be "all in" on Scouting, see our Leader Training page (good resources for parents too), and if you want to "opt out" of these messages, email the Webmaster

2016 District Awards

Posted on Jan 30 2017 - 9:57am

The 2016 Awards presented at the Southern Crescent District Awards Banquet on January 28 were:

  • District Award of Merit: former District Chair (current FOS Chair) Jack Butler, and District Advancement Chair Micah Womack of T3499
  • Super Bee Award: Alyson Benton, P/T 3499, Fun Fair Chair, Banquet Chair
  • Silver Possum Award: Carolyn Clark, P/T 1513
  • Troop of the Year: Troop 1513, Union City UMC
  • Troop Leader of the Year, Kellee Banks, SM T1513
  • Pack of the Year: Pack 1513, Union City UMC
  • Pack Leader of the Year, LaQuinta Fears, P1513
  • Commissioner of the Year: Communications Commissioner Bert Bender
  • "Godsend" Award: Mac McKinley, OA Lodge Adviser, Troop 909

Congratulations to all!

Service Project Opportunity ...

Posted on Jan 30 2017 - 9:57am

West Gary, a member of the Board of TLACP (The Learning Academy of College Park), and a College Park Resident, College Park United Methodist Church member & Eagle Scout has reached out to us with this message:  "I am on the board of TLACP (The Learning Academy of College Park), which operates out of the education building of the College Park United Methodist Church.  The Center Director, Ricci Lewis-Johnson, has asked the church to coordinate a Family Workday on April 8th at 9AM.  The goal is to improve the play area for the children, install a raised garden, and improve the existing raised gardens.  She will be sharing her sketches with us soon, and I expect the church will respond in normal fashion to help as much as they can.  I thought this might be a good service opportunity for the Scouts.  I’m not sure if your Troop is interested in participating, or if you have Scouts who need service projects for rank requirements.  If you are interested in participating, please let me know."  West Gary, TLACP, 1805 Harvard Ave, College Park, GA. 30337, Phone: 404.766.9252.

What's in the "More Help For Leaders" page?

Posted on Jan 30 2017 - 9:55am

Well, more help for Leaders and Parents putting on the Scouting Program for our Youth.  Help like: 

  • Finances.  See our Unit Finances page for information about fundraising and other finance resources.
  • Scoutreach Assistance.  The Atlanta Area Council has financial aid and other resources described on the ScoutReach Resources page.
  • Uniforms and Gear.  Many Scouts and Units need help with uniforms and gear, and so our Uniform + Gear Bank page has a plan for donating and distributing uniforms and gear.
  • Advancement.  See our Advancement page for resources on Boy Scout and Cub Scout rank advancement and awards. 
  • Den Adventure Plans.  Cub Scout Den Adventures (they are Adventuresnot merely "meetings") are very critical ... we have lots of ideas at Cub Scout Adventure Plans, including scanned versions of the Den Leader Guides and resources.
  • Service Projects.  Most every Unit does Service Projects, and that page has ideas.
  • Journey to Excellence Recognition.  Some Units use the Journey to Excellence plan to improve.
  • Commissioners (Unit Service).  Volunteers who help units beyond their "home" units are Commissioners ... see Commissioner Service for ways we help.
  • Charter Renewal.  Every Unit needs to renew their charter by the end of the year, and our Unit Charter Renewal page has all your resources for that.
  • On Line News.  We share links to Boys Life & Scouting Magazines and more, like http://scoutingwire.org/.
  • Contacts.  Contact District Leaders and Adults in other units through our Roster.  Key leaders are also listed in the attachment at our About Scouting & How to Join page.
  • Training.  Trained Leaders have more fun, get more out of the Program, and help more youth. See Leader Training for ways to become trained and have more fun.
  • Recruiting.  See our Recruiting Tools page for great ideas to help you recruit new families.
  • Activity Ideas.  Want ideas about Pack or Troop Activities ... see our Month by Month Activity Ideas page, and see what our Units are Doing.

Need Help? Want to Help?  Contact the Webmaster or District Executive.   Want to help?  See

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on Jan 29 2017 - 12:09pm

Highlights of the January 25 District News were these (click links for information): Key Leaders Conference January 28 ... and from the week before:   November 30, 2016 Cub Scout Advancement Changes -- Updated Advice for Leaders and Parents  ... Virtual Roundtable ... Scout Sunday / Scout Sabbath 

Southern Crescent District, AAC, BSA

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