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.
Updated October 28, 2020
Note: These are recommendations based on DHEC, CDC, and BSA guidelines, with links below to each of them. These recommendations are superseded by any direction the chartered organizations may have, if more stringent, since they are the sponsors which own and operate Scouting locally
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-5:30 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.5
Scouting can take place anywhere – even in the comfort of your home!!
National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in other situations demanding leadership of self and others.
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.
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.