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


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


Co-ed 14–20 years old

BSA Bankruptcy Court Ruling


Additional Communication Materials

August 2nd, 2022


Q&A for the Merger

Indian Waters Council


August 4th, 2022



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Take Order Sales Begin

August 12th, 2022

Take order sheets available at the IWC office upon request. Please make sure your unit commitment forms are completed prior to receiving take order forms. For more information or questions, please contact Scott Hagler or Brittney Halls.

Football Scout Day

Gamecock Football Scout Day 2022

Gamecock Football vs. Tennessee

November 19th, 2022



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 These recommendations are superseded by any direction the chartered organizations may have, if more stringent, since they are the sponsors which own and operate Scouting locally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

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.



Scouting can take place anywhere – even in the comfort of your home!!

Upcoming Events