Southbounder District Camporee

MMXVI Southbounder District Camporee
Armory 150 Speedway Drive, Fountain Inn SC
October 7-9th

MMXVI Southbounder District Camporee
“Let the Games Begin”

Let The Games Begin
The Activities/Games listed will form a fun Competition for the Scouts to participate in!  The Patrol Method will be used for all Activities/Games. Patrols will consist of 8 Scouts per Patrol.

  • Pancake Toss/Tent Pitching
  • Trolley Race/Light the Lighthouse
  • A-Frame Walk/Shoot for Scores (BB)
  • Shoot for Scores (Archery)/Skish
  • Compass Game/Stretcher Race
  • String Burning/Giant Jenga
  • Semiphor/Water Bucket Relay
  • How Far is That?/Tug-a-War
  • Troop Gateway Competitions
Saturday Night Awards, Recognition, Campfire Songs & Skits, and Flag Retirement Ceremony

Sunday Morning Service

Sunday Adult Competitions- Thompson/Warlick Bowl 

Registration Fees: $10.00  (Adults and Scouts)
     Leaders Guide (Word) (PDF)

Disability Awareness Merit Badge

Disability Awareness Merit Badge
Messiah Lutheran, Mauldin SC
October 6, 2016 and November 3 at 7:30PM

Disability Merit BadgeWhat: Boy Scouts earn the Disability Awareness Merit Badge
Where: Messiah Lutheran Church, 1100 Log Shoals Road, Mauldin, SC 29662
Contact: Jay (TJ) Best with any questions.  864.346.7772

Scout Leaders and Parents

Adult Cyber Chip
Messiah Lutheran, Mauldin SC
October 15, 2016 9:30AM to 11:30AM

Cyber Chip
 Boy Scouts earn the Disability Awareness Merit Badge
For Whom: Scout Leaders and Parents
Where: Messiah Lutheran Church, 1100 Log Shoals Road, Mauldin, SC 29662

Want to know more about how to protect your scout's electronic presence?
Want insight by a Millennial into the electronic problems facing both Millennials and the next generation?

Come to an adult version of the cyber chip.

Topics include:
  • Identity Theft
  • Social Media
  • Cyber Bullying 
Contact: Jay (TJ) Best with any questions.  864.346.7772

New Version and Health Forms Requirments

The new health forms are available from the BSA Website at -> Medical Forms.  

For those of you who have been around a while, please review the new requirements.  They are different than in the past. 

This might be the time to rethink your Pack/Troop/Crew/Post policies and have everyone complete a Part A & B at the beginning of EACH scout year.

Recruitment Ice Cream Party

Recruitment Ice Cream Party
Scout Office, Mauldin
Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 2:30PM

Ice Cream Party
Southbounder District is holding its first annual Fall Recruitment Ice Cream Party! This party is to reward the youth that help grow Scouting. 

Any Scout that recruits a friend to join scouting is invited to the Scout Office Sunday, September 25th at 2:30pm to enjoy an ice cream sundae with the friend they recruited. There will be a variety of topping to make the sunday even better. In addition each scout that recruited a friend to join will receive a Recruiter patch. 

Here is how to sign up:

  1. Recruit a friend to next meeting
  2. Get application filled out and turned in
  3. Go to Sign Up Genius and RSVP
  4. Get friend to RSVP
  5. Come Eat ICR CREAM!!!!!

FREE Boy Scout Physicals

FREE Boy Scout Physicals
Troop 9 Scout Hut, Greenville, SC
November 2, 2016 6:00PM - 9:00PM

What: FREE Boy Scout physicals
When: Wednesday November 2, 2016, any time from 6:00pm till 9:00pm.
Where: Troop 9 Scout Hut, 213 College St. Greenville, SC.
  • Physicals
    You can bring your whole troop or individuals.  The physicals will be performed by the Nurse Practitioner Students Clemson.  
  • There will be Doctors to sign off on the physicals
  • This is a chance for your scouts and adults to get FREE physicals and also help the Nurse Practitioner Students as well.
  • We need to have as many scouts and adults to sign up and come as we can.
  • We will have current Boy Scout Physical forms on hand.
  • If the scouts or adults need other physical forms filled out as well please tell them to bring to the physical with them.

Questions or to sign your unit up for a time please contact Heather Swofford at or cell number 864-380-2099.