Welcome to the Boy Scouts of
America in the Midlands of South Carolina

The Indian Waters Council – Boy Scouts of America supports Scouting programs in Bamberg, Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland and Saluda Counties of South Carolina. Our service center and our Scout store are located in Columbia, SC.

Young Scout Repelling Down Rope
Image of a Cub Scout

Cub Scouts

Youth grades K-5

Girl on Rock Wall

Scouts BSA

Youth 11–17 years old

Venturing

Co-ed 14-20 years old

Scouts on a Boat for Sea Scouting

Sea Scouts

Co-ed 14–20 years old

Girl next to an airplane

Exploring

Co-ed 14–20 years old

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Updated September 28, 2020

Note: These are for unit daytime/evening meetings, activities and overnight camping. 

These recommendations are based on DHEC, CDC, and BSA guidelines, with links below to each of them. These are Council recommended guidelines for outings to be followed unless otherwise the Charter Organization guidelines are different.

2020 Popcorn

George C. Fant Scout Service Center  – 715 Betsy Drive, Columbia, SC 29210

Scout Office – Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM; Friday, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM.  Until further notice, all visitors and staff will be required to wear masks.

Scout Shop – Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM; Saturday, 10:00AM-2:00 PM. All customers and staff will be required to wear masks and changing rooms will not be available.

Online and Telephone Contacts – For contacts to support you in your Scouting endeavors and to stay informed, go to the New iHUB for all Scouting families.

These are tips and resource that a Cub Pack can use to restart meeting

Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals.

Scouters from Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouts, and Explorers, and district and council Scouters all are welcome and belong here.

Upcoming Events

Sign Up for the HUB

The HUB will be a new communications tool for all of the Indian Waters Council professional staff, volunteers, and parents.

You will be able to subscribe to communication channels for the areas that relate to you and get personalized newsletters as information is communicated.