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1841 Norman Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 229-242-2331
FAX: 229-242-2325

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Welcome to the South Georgia Council, BSA

1841 Norman Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 229-242-2331
FAX: 229-242-2325

Serving 28 Counties in South Georgia
South GA Council CSP

 

NESA Committee Formed

The South Georgia Council NESA is a fellowship of men who have achieved the Eagle Scout rank and desire to assist with the national objective for the Association which is to serve Eagle Scouts and, through them, the entire movement of Scouting. The South Georgia Council NESA offers Eagle Scouts the opportunity to give back to Scouting through service to their fellow Scouts – guiding Eagle Scouts of all ages into service within the Council and shaping Scouting for the future. For a lot more information please visit: http://www.withlacoocheelodge.org/NESA/Index.htm

2015 MERIT BADGE UNIVERSITY

The 2015 Merit Badge University will be held March 20-22, 2015 at Camp Osborn!  This incredible advancement opportunity brings incredible instruction in a ton of different classes.  For all the details, please click HERE!!

New Cub Scouting Program
A fun and exciting new Cub Scouting program is on the way!  Launching in June of 2015, the new Cub Scouting will be more fun for boys, and easier to manage for unit leaders.  Click www.scouting.org/programupdates
for details.

NYLT 2015

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is an exciting program designed to provide youth members of the BSA with leadership skills they can use in their home troops.  It centers around what a leader must BE, what they must KNOW, and what they must DO.  The course will be held May 31-June 6 at Camp Osborn and early bird registration is open until March 1st.  For more information on NYLT, please follow this LINK. If you want to sign up online please follow this link: http://www.kintera.org/autogen/home/default.asp?ievent=1100748

Event to honor Lem Griffin

The Chehaw District Friends of Scouting will host its annual fundraiser event with a low country boil and program on March 10, 2015 at Merry Acres, 1500 Dawson Road, Albany. The South Georgia Council will be honoring an outstanding member of the community and a long time Scouter, Mr. Lem Griffin.   For more information contact Preston Parker at 229-400-0271 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Council Golf Tournament

Chehaw Annual Golf Tournament will be hosted at Double Gate Country Club, 3800 Old Dawson Road, Albany, on May 4, 2015. If you would like to sponsor a team, be a Hole Sponsor, or volunteer to help with this fun event, contact Preston Parker at 229-400-0271 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Boy Scout Adventure Weekend at Wild Adventures

For many years, Wild Adventures has provided a special weekend for the BSA!  The weekend will be April 24-26 and includes camping, admission to the park on Saturday and Sunday.  It includes lunch on Saturday as well as bottomless soda wristband for Saturday.  For additional information and a sign up form, please click HERE.  For a flyer than be used to promote the event in your unit, please click HERE.

BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation) – March 14
If you missed the chance in the fall to make sure you have adults in your Pack who have BALOO training, there is another opportunity!  BALOO Training will be offered Saturday, March 14 at the Tifton Fairgrounds.  We will begin at 9:00 am and be finished with our fun and interactive day of training by 3:30 pm.  Fee is $12.  Lunch is included.  Please use the sign-up sheet HERE!.

Cub Race Day!
On Saturday, April 18, Cub Scouts will have a great day of racing at Camp Patten!  Cubmobile, Pinewood Derby, Raingutter Regatta and the Obstacle course will test our Scouts’ skills in a round-robin of racing!  The leader’s guide for this event is HERE!  Don’t miss the fun.

It is not a requirement for members of a pack to participate in all four of the activities.  More information is in the leader’s guide.

Cub Scout Day Camp – SUPER HEROS TRAINING CAMP!
Your day camp directors are already planning a fun and exciting day camp for your Cub Scouts!  Don’t let them miss this great piece of the Cub Scout Program.  

Alapaha District:  June 1-5 – Camp Patten, Lakeland
8 Rivers District:  June 8-=12 – Paulk Park, Fitzgerald
Chehaw District:  June 8-12 – Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany
More information will be mailed to every registered Cub Scout in the next few weeks.   Online registration will be open by mid-March.

If you would like to volunteer help – and be a Super Hero to our directors – contact Linda Miller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and she will put you in contact with your camp director!