Indian Waters Council - Boy Scouts of America - Columbia, South Carolina
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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Scout Service Center
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
9 am - 1 pm

Quick Links

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

Online Reservations for Camp Barstow
NEW Calendar for event registration

Smokes Signals Newsletter

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

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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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Council Office Closed on
February 20, 2017 - Washington's Birthday

Support Scouting In The Midlands

Click on the Scout to Give the Gift of Adventure

Summer Camp Camp Barstow

2017 Jamboree
To register/more info
Click the Logo

Fund your way to Barstow –
Fund your way to Adventure

It's simple – SELL CAMP CARDS!
Guidelines here
February 24-26 & March 24-26
Camp Barstow
Gamecock Men's Basketball
Scout Day

February 25 at 1PM

More info HERE
2017 Merit Badge University
March 11

Swearingen Engineering Center - USC
2017 Webelos College
March 11

Swearingen Engineering Center - USC
Annual Council Banquet
March 16

Seawell's  - 1125 Rosewood Dr
Wateree Spring Cuboree
March 17-19

North Camden Plantation
Wateree District Banquet
March 28

Littleton Street UMC
Family Camping Weekend
April 7-9

Camp Barstow
COPE/Climbing Instructor Training
May 19-21

Camp Barstow
Pinewood Derby
May 20

Oakwood Baptist Church
Recruiting Corner
Great For Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts Program

Welcome to Scouting
Cub Scout Recruiting & Retention
Habits of Successful Packs
Summertime Pack Activities
2016-17 Parent Guide

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

February 24-26 & March 24-26, 2017
Camp Barstow

March 31-April 2
Camp Barstow

April 1, 2017
Range Master Training
Shooting Sports Training
Rifle Instructor - Archery Instructor - Cub Scout Adult Shooting Sports

Camp Barstow Ranges - NRA Rifle Instructor,
Shotgun Instructor and RSO (Range Safety Officer)
NRA Instructor and RSO classes To Be Determined.  Please Contact David Leech cclear@pbtcomm.net
(IWC Shooting Sports Chairman) if you wish to be put on our contact list for the next training event.
Philmont 2016:
Are You Ready?
Are you ready for the challenge?
is now mandatory for All Volunteers!
to take the course or for more infoHERE

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