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

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Merit Badge Counselor Resources
Everything you need to be a successful part of the BSA Advancement Program!
* Highlights specifically (website)
* The Essentials (PowerPoint)
* Counselor Application (PDF)
* Counselor Process (PDF)

Need a Counselor

Camp Barstow Short Term Camping
NEW Calendar for event registration

Smokes Signals Newsletter
MyScouting Account -
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Internet Advancement,
Basic Leader Training,
Youth Protection,
This is Scouting, FastStart, Position Specific, Tour Plans and all Online Trainings

Who needs Training by Position
Training - & Dates
New Medical Form
Disabilities Guidelines for BSA
Want to Be A Scout?
Cub Scout, Boy Scout
or Venturing Crew?


Scout Service Center Hours
Office Hours
*Monday and Wednesday
9 am - 5 pm
*Tuesday and Thursday
9 am - 7 pm
*Friday 9 am - 1 pm


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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Indian Waters Council Service Center
Monday & Wednesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
715 Betsy Drive - Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 803-750-9868
Fax: 803-750-9855


   Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Closed Sunday
715 Betsy Drive - Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 803-798-0389
Fax: 803-798-0369
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email: 6112ColumbiaScoutShop@scouting.org
Helpful Information for your unit with the Scout Shop

Popcorn Show-n-Sell Pickup
September 19 from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
R.L. Bryan
301 Greystone Blvd, Columbia 29210

The BSA Tour and Activity Plan
When is it required? What is the submission process?
more info HERE

Webelos Woods
September 19-21
Marvel Universe Live!
September 26-28

Colonial Life Arena
Read Flyer for detail    then     Buy Tickets
Fall Cuboree
September - October

For more info & registration
The Legacy: Year Two
October 17-19
Camp Barstow

Bobcat Boo @ the Zoo
October 19 @ 5pm

Riverbank Zoo
Haunted Forest
October 24-26

Camp Barstow
Council Camporee
October 31-November 2

Register and for more detail
Bobcat Bash!
November 2

EdVenture Children's Museum
Unit Recharter Assistance Nights
November 4 & 6
December 6 & 8

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Council Service Center
Recruiting Corner
Great For Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts Program

Parent Guide

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

Cub Leaders Specific
September 18, 2014
Ashland United Methodist Church

Charter Organization Representative (COR) Specific
September 27, 2014
Spring Valley Presbyterian Church

Merit Badge Counselor Specific
September 27, 2014
Spring Valley Presbyterian Church

Cub Leaders Specific
October 9, 2014
Ashland United Methodist Church

COPE/Climbing Instructor Training

October 10-12, 2014
Camp Barstow

November 1, 2014
Council Camporee

November 22, 2014
Saxe Gotha Presbyterian

November 7-9, 2014
Camp Barstow

Wood Badge
March 13-15, 2015
April 17-19, 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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