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
*Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
*Sunday Closed
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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 -
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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

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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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Summer Camp  Camp Barstow
2017 Leader's Guide  update April 6

Summer Camp Update:  February, April

2017 Jamboree
To register/more info
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Fund your way to Barstow –
Fund your way to Adventure

It's simple – SELL CAMP CARDS !
Guidelines here
Scout Day with the Gamecocks
Baseball Edition
April 29@4PM

Founder's Park
Shooting Sports Weekend
May 5-7

Camp Barstow
Chinquapin District Banquet
May 11

Oakwood Baptist Church
COPE/Climbing Instructor Training
May 19-21

Camp Barstow
Pinewood Derby
May 20

Oakwood Baptist Church
Family Fun Day!
Program Launch & Popcorn Sneak Peak

Sunday, May 21, 1:30-4:00 PM
Riverwalk Park & Ampitheater, West Columbia
Day Camp & Twilight Camps
June 2017

Locations & Times
July 5-8, 2017
Camp Barstow
Advanced Leadership Skills
For Commissioners

June 11 - June 17

'17 Scout Night With The Fireflies
June 23
Spirit Communications Park
Lexington Blowfish Scout Night
July 14

Lexington County Baseball Stadium
more info
Advancement Education Opportunities
June and July

John Tickle Training and Leadership Center at the Summit
Forestry Merit Badge
September 30

Harbison State Forest
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

May 19-21
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 info HERE