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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
 HOW ARE YOU PROGRESSING ON YOUR JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE?

BALOO Training

November 1st, Chehaw District, Avalon UMC 3018 Gillionville Rd, Albany

    Cost 12.00, Registration begins at 8:30AM, class begins at and ends by 4:00PM

    Cub Scout Family Weekends

    The 2014 Cub Family Weekends are quickly approaching!  For all the information on these great adventures, please click HERE!

    World Scout Jamboree

    The 2015 World Scout Jamboree is now accepting applications via its website, www.scouting.org/worldjamboree The 23rd World Scout Jamboree will be held Tuesday, July 28 through Saturday, August 8, 2015 in Kirara-hama, Japan.Join over 30,000 Scouts and leaders from 161 countries. Itis unlike any Scouting activity you have ever experienced.

    POPCORN

    Our first drawing for the amazon.com Gift Card is Tylor B. from Pack 416 in Lake Park!

    Our second drawing winner is Tyrese E. from Pack 8 in Albany!

    The October 15th drawing winner was Liam L. from Pack 859!

    The final winner was Weston T. of Pack 454 in Valdosta. 

    All unit orders (popcorn and prizes) must be placed at www.trails-end.com by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 29. As we move toward the end of the sale, please remember Linda needs copies of the order forms for all Scouts who qualify for the $1,500 Sellers Trip to Universal Studios.  Also, for Scouts who sell $2,500 and qualify for the Trails End Scholarship Program – we need copies of those order forms as well.  Any Scout who is already a part of the Scholarship Program will need to fill out the form available on the Trails End website, send in to Linda, also along with copies of the order forms.
    Popcorn Distribution will take place on Friday, Nov. 14 – by appointment only and on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 9:00 – 12:00 at the Quality Tobacco Warehouse in Hahira and the Second Harvest Food Bank in Albany.
    All money (the entire sales amount) is due to the council no later than Friday, Dec. 12.   If you have any questions or problems, please contact Linda Miller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    Camp Caretaker Applications Being Accepted

    Applications are now being accepted for the Caretaker position at Camp Patten.  Plans call for this position to be in place in early 2015 as the residence project is completed.  Click HERE for an application.  Applications need to be submitted to Matt Hart at the Valdosta Service Center.

    SILVER BEAVER & DISTRICT AWARD OF MERIT NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

    Our Adult Volunteers deserve to be recognized for their efforts just like our Scouts!  Nominations are now being accepted for the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award presented to a Volunteer at the Council Level.  Nominations must be in no later than Dec. 31, 2014 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   This award will be presented at the Council Annual Banquet, January 31, 2015.

    The District Award of Merit, the highest award presented to a Volunteer at the District Level, will be presented at each District Banquet in March.  Nominations for District Award of Merit need to be submitted no later than February 15, 2015 to your District Executive.

    Both nomination forms are available under the Resources tab.

    UNIVERSITY OF SCOUTING

    On Saturday, January 10, Scouters and Scouts will gather at Tifton First United Methodist Church for an incredible day of fun, fellowship and supplemental training known as University of Scouting.  There are classes available for Cub Scout volunteers, Boy Scout volunteers, District level volunteers, as well as Boy Scouts.  EVERYONE is encouraged to come out and take some great classes to re-energize your Scouting spirit and make your program more exciting and FUN for your Scouts.The Course Catalogue is available HERE!

    ALBANY SCOUT SHOP MODIFIED HOURS

    Due to circumstances beyond anyone's control, there is a need to modify the hours of the Albany Scout shop temporarily.  Listed below is the schedule.

    Tuesday, 10/28-1:00-5:00
    Wednesday, 10/29-9:00-5:00
    Thursday, 10/30-1:00-5:00
    Friday, 10/31-9:00-5:00

    Monday, 11/3-1:00-5:00
    Tuesday, 11/4-1:00-5:00
    Wednesday, 11/5-9:00-5:00
    Thursday, 11/6-1:00-5:00
    Friday, 11/7-9:00-5:00
    Monday, 11/10-1:00-5:00
    Tuesday, 11/11-1:00-5:00
    Wednesday, 11/12-9:00-5:00
    Thursday, 11/13-1:00-5:00
    Friday, 11/14-1:00-5:00
    Monday, 11/17-9:00-5:00
    Tuesday, 11/18-1:00-5:00
    Wednesday, 11/19-9:00-5:00
    Thursday, 11/20-9:00-5:00
    Friday, 11/21-1:00-5:00