Indian Waters Council - Boy Scouts of America - Columbia, South Carolina

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Scout Service Center Hours
Indian Waters Council - 553
715 Betsy Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
fax 803-750-9855
Office Hours
*Monday and Wednesday
9 am - 5 pm
*Tuesday and Thursday
9 am - 7 pm
*Friday 9 am - 1 pm

Columbia Scout Shop

715 Betsy Drive - Columbia, SC 29210
Fax 803-798-0369

Office Hours
*Monday - Friday
10 am - 7 pm
10 am - 2 pm
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The Indian Waters Council is the Boy Scouts of America's local 501c3 not-for-profit organization. If you would like to support Scouting locally through a tax-deductible gift, contact Terri.Towle@scouting.org.
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2015 Camp Card
Leader's Guide

2015 Summer Camp Barstow
more info and register

Hooked On Scouting 
May 2

Barstow Beaver Days
May 9 and May 16

April 24-26
Camp Barstow
Council Pinewood Derby
May 2

Oakwood Baptist Church
Shooting Sports Weekend
May 1-3

Camp Barstow
Blackbeard's Scouting Adventure
2015 Spring Cuboree
May 15-17

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Park
STEM Cub Resident Camp
June 28 - July 1

Camp Barstow
Lexington County Blowfish Overnighter
July 17-18

Ball Park Road, Lexington
National Youth Leadership Training
July 19-25

Camp Barstow
New Cub Scout Program
Launches on June 1st

Recruiting Corner
Great For Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts Program

Cub Scout Recruiting & Retention
Habits of Successful Packs
Summertime Pack Activities

2014-2015 School Calendars HERE

Recruiting Guide HERE
Sample Youth Recruiting Events HERE
Pack Leadership Needs HERE
Membership Resources HERE

Recharter Handbook HERE
Annual Charter Agreement HERE
Youth Application HERE
Adult Application HERE
IWC Unit Account authorization HERE

National Marketing Toolbox for Leaders HERE
Cub Scout Retention Toolbox

Boy Scout/Cub Scout Training
Cub Leader Training - Super Train - Trainer's Edge -
OWLS - BALOO - Leave No Trace Trainer
to register for any of the trainings HERE

BALOO & OWL Training
April 25, 2015
Camp Barstow

May 9, 2015
Saxe Gotha Presbyterian - Lexington

May 15-17, 2015
Camp Barstow

May 15-17, 2015
Camp Barstow

CPR & Wilderness First Aid
Range Master Training
Shooting Sports Training

Rifle Instructor - Archery Instructor - Cub Scout Adult Shooting Sports
to register for any of the trainings HERE

Philmont 2015:
Are You Ready?
Are you ready for the challenge?
is now mandatory for All Volunteers!
to take the course or for more info HERE
JAPAN 2015
World Scout Jamboree:

Applications are available
International Fun And Adventure!

Tiger Cubs
age 6
Cub Scouts
age 7-8
Webelos Scouts
age 9-10
Boy Scouts
age 11-17
boys & girls
age 14-20
Sea Scouts
boys & girls
age 14-20


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