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.

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Cub Scouts

Youth grades K-5

Girl on Rock Wall

Scouts BSA

Youth 11–17 years old

Venturing

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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Exploring

Co-ed 14–20 years old

BSA Bankruptcy Court Ruling

 

Additional Communication Materials

September 8th, 2022

 

Q&A for the Merger

Indian Waters Council

 

August 4th, 2022

 

 

Indian Waters Council

Capital Rivers Spring Camporee 2023

 

March 3rd – 5th, 2023

 

2023 Cornerstone Conclave

 

April 21st – 23rd, 2023
Camp Ho Non Wah in Wadmalaw Island, SC

 

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Wood Badge 2023

 

Weekend One
March 17th – March 19th, 2023

Weekend Two
April 29th – April 30th, 2023

 

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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

 

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Cub Scout Summer Adventure Camp

 

July 14th – 16th, 2023

 

National Jamboree

2023 National Jamboree

 

July 19th – 28th, 2023

 

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National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT)

 

Sept. 8th -10th, 2023 and Sept. 22nd -24th, 2023

(Must attend BOTH weekends)

 

Commissioner College

 

November 11th, 2023

 

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 These recommendations are superseded by any direction the chartered organizations may have, if more stringent, since they are the sponsors which own and operate Scouting locally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

Upcoming Events