Welcome to the Boy Scouts of
America in the Midlands and Pee Dee regions 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.

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Cub Scouts

Youth grades K-5

Girl on Rock Wall

Scouts BSA

Youth 11–17 years old


Co-ed 14-20 years old

Scouts on a Boat for Sea Scouting

Sea Scouts

Co-ed 14–20 years old

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Co-ed 14–20 years old

Upcoming Events

Indian Waters Council

National Registration Fees

(Effective August 1, 2023)


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2023 Indian Waters Council Unit Recruitment Manual


Fall Fellowship

Muscogee Lodge – 2023 Fall Fellowship


October 6th – 8th, 2023
Camp Coker

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Vikings invade Zombie Ops


October 20th – 22th, 2023
Camp Barstow



Haunted Forest


October 27th -29th, 2023
Camp Barstow


IOLS – Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills


November 10th – 12th, 2023
Camp Barstow

Commissioner College


November 11th, 2023
Camp Coker


Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace Trainer Course


November 17th – 19th, 2023
Camp Coker


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Winter Camp


December 20th – 23th, 2023
Camp Barstow



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 These recommendations are superseded by any direction the chartered organizations may have, if more stringent, since they are the sponsors which own and operate Scouting locally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!!

BSA Bankruptcy Court Ruling


Additional Communication Materials

Updated: March 29th, 2023


Q&A for the Merger

Indian Waters Council


August 4th, 2022