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.
We have always prioritized the safety of our customers, and in these uncertain times, this is no different. That’s why we are practicing and enforcing best practices for social distancing and self-isolation in the midst of COVID-19.
We will be closing our office starting on October 16th to do some sanitization to ensure our office continues to stay a safe environment. We hope to reopen on October 26th with our normal office hours of 9 to 4 Monday- Thursday and 9 to 1 on Friday.
Until then, connect with us virtually online via our website and social media channels. This is where you’ll find any updates on how we are managing the safety of you and our staff. We’ll also share tips on how to continue to stay healthy and well.
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.
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.
2020 Popcorn Ends October 16
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.