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

MyScouting Account -
Creating and using MyScouting for:
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, please follow one of the links below.

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
email: 6112ColumbiaScoutShop@scouting.org
Stamp Merit Badge Class
August 9

more info
August 16-17
Woodmen of the World

more info
Webelos Woods
September 19-21
The Legacy: Year Two
October 17-19, 2014
Camp Barstow

Council Camporee
October 31-November 2

more detail
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

Trainer's Edge Training
August 2, 2014
New Heights Church

Cub Pack Administration Specific Training
August 23, 2014
New Heights Church

August 23, 2014
Northeast United Methodist

Cub Leaders Specific
September 18, 2014
Ashland United Methodist Church

Cub Leaders Specific
October 9, 2014
Ashland United Methodist Church

November 1, 2014
Council Camporee

November 22, 2014
Saxe Gotha Presbyterian

November 7-9, 2014
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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