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, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillion, Fairfield, Florence, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda, Sumter, and Williamsburg Counties of South Carolina. Our main Scout Office and BSA Scout Shop are located in Columbia, SC and another Scout Office and local Scout Shop are located in Florence, SC.
BSA Bankruptcy Court Ruling
Additional Communication Materials
September 8th, 2022
Q&A for the Merger
Indian Waters Council
August 4th, 2022
Capital Rivers Spring Camporee 2023
March 3rd – 5th, 2023
2023 Cornerstone Conclave
April 21st – 23rd, 2023
Camp Ho Non Wah in Wadmalaw Island, SC
Wood Badge 2023
March 17th – March 19th, 2023
April 29th – April 30th, 2023
Summer Camp 2023
Week 1 – June 11th – 17th, 2023
Week 2 – June 18th – 24th, 2023
Week 3 – June 25th – July 1st, 2023
Week 4 – July 2nd – 8th, 2023
Cub Scout Summer Adventure Camp
July 14th – 16th, 2023
2023 National Jamboree
July 19th – 28th, 2023
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)
Sept. 8th -10th, 2023 and Sept. 22nd -24th, 2023
(Must attend BOTH weekends)
November 11th, 2023
Updated December 1, 2021
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 These recommendations are superseded by any direction the chartered organizations may have, if more stringent, since they are the sponsors which own and operate Scouting locally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
Columbia Office – Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM; Friday, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM.
BSA Scout Shop (Columbia) – Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM-5:30 PM; Saturday, 10:00AM-2:00 PM.
Florence Office – Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM (Closed for lunch 12:30 PM-1:30 PM); Friday, 8:30 AM-1:00 PM.
Scout Shop (Florence) – Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM (Closed for lunch 12:30 PM-1:30 PM); Friday, 8:30 AM-1:00 PM.
Scouting can take place anywhere – even in the comfort of your home!!