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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 the BeAScout website for location and contact information for Cub Scout Packs (Kindergarten through 5th Grade are Cub Scouts), Scouts BSA Troops (end of 5th Grade to age 18), and Venturing Crews. 

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; Cub Scout Meeting Plans gives you "rip and run" complete plans for Meetings with your Scouts, 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 Scouts BSA Troops and Visiting Relatives too); "Leader Training" shows you how to learn more for an easier + better program, and more.  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.

2024 Cub Scout Membership Recruiting Plan Reveal

Posted on Feb 20 2024 - 8:08pm

Dear Cub Scout Leaders (and Commissioners and other District Volunteers who love Cub Scout Leaders):  Don't miss our upcoming 2024 Cub Scout Membership Recruiting Plan reveal on February 28 at 7 PM! Join us on Zoom to discover a brand-new recruiting plan for Cub Scout packs in 2024. You'll learn about new, creative, pack-led methods to help you grow your membership throughout the year!  Register here.

Congratulations Gerius Patterson on the Silver Beaver Award

Posted on Feb 20 2024 - 6:48pm

The Atlanta Area Council is excited to announce Gerius Patterson as a member of the Atlanta Area Council's 2023 class of Silver Beaver Award recipients!
The Silver Beaver Award is the highest honor the Atlanta Area Council can bestow upon a volunteer in recognition of distinguished service to youth. Gerius earned his Eagle Scout rank at a young age and returned to scouting in 2007 as an adult leader serving in numerous roles at Pack 925, Pack 1513, Troop 1513, Troop 1906, and the Southern Crescent District. In 2013, he became the founding scoutmaster of Troop 1906 and is the proud father of two Eagle Scouts: Gedasse and Diallo. His dedication to Scouting and service to the Southern Crescent District have earned him this prestigious award.  Please join us in congratulating Gerius on this achievement! If you would like to attend the Silver Beaver Award ceremony on March 7, 2024, visit AtlantaBSA.org/SilverBeaver

Camp Cards Information - You Can Register Now For This Easy Fundraiser

Posted on Feb 20 2024 - 6:36pm

Did you know?  Camp Cards are an excellent way for Scouts to earn their way to do Scouting -- not just camping, but all of Scouting.

These cards, created in partnership with local and national businesses, offer discounts to supporters of Scouting who purchase the Camp Card. Cards are sold by Scouts to members of their community. Profits from these cards are split evenly between the council and the individual Scout. The funds a Scout earns can be used towards Summer Camp or other Scouting activities.

Units participating in this program will earn 50% commission ($5.00) for each $10 Camp Card they sell -- so, for every $10.00 card sold, your Scout earns $5.00 for themselves or their Unit. The sale begins in February and ends in April.  More information and registration information is at www.atlantabsa.org/campcards

Plan Your Best Year Ever -- Cub Scout Activity Planning Video and Resources

Posted on Feb 20 2024 - 6:35pm

Check out this Plan Your Best Year Ever -- Cub Scout Activity Planning Program video for an hour of tips that are pretty pretty good to help you organize your Pack -- 30 minutes if you listen at 2x speed!  Yeah, there's masks in pictures -- this is from 2021 -- and a few things have changed, but at our Plan Your Best Cub Scout Year page we've flagged the elements that are different now.   All in all ... you should watch this. 

Atlanta Area Council Scouts BSA Troop Program Resources

Posted on Feb 20 2024 - 6:35pm

We hope that your Scouts BSA Troop programs are off to a great start this school year, and we want to be sure you are aware of resources to help you and your Scouts have a fun, exciting and rewarding program in the months to come.  Here are some key Scouts BSA Resources from the Atlanta Area Council and the National BSA to keep you on that trail:

National Troop Program Resources.  Did you know?  There are very good pages of resources for Scouts BSA Troops and Leaders – not just for Adult Leaders (advisors) but their Senior Patrol Leaders, Patrol Leaders and other officers who want to have a dynamic program - not the "same old, same old".

Atlanta Area Council Resources. Includes the following:

Last Week's District News ...

Posted on Feb 20 2024 - 6:34pm

Highlights of the most recent District News were these (click links for information): Helping Units in Your District ... What's On This Website? ... and from the week before: Scouts BSA Troops: Get Ready to Reach Out to Fifth Grade Families ... Cub Scout Program Updates Announced ... Camp Cards Information - You Can Register Now For This Easy Fundraiser ... Opt In, Opt Out ... Email webmaster@southfultonscouting.com if you need a reminder about the login. 

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