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South Georgia Council

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Owner  Boy Scouts of America
Country  United States
Headquarters  Valdosta, Georgia
Founded  2012

South Georgia Council is a Council of the Boy Scouts of America located in southern Georgia. The council headquarters is located in Valdosta, Georgia. The council serves Scouts in Atkinson, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Calhoun, Brooks, Clay, Coffee, Cook, Clinch, Crisp, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Lanier, Lowndes, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Schley, Sumter, Terrell, Tift, Turner, Wilcox and Worth counties.

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Organization

  • Alapaha District
  • Eight Rivers District
  • Chehaw District
  • History

    Chehaw Council was founded in 1939, it was renamed Southwest Georgia Council in 1984, it was changed back to Chehaw Council in 2005. The name became the South Georgia Council when Chehaw Council and Alapaha Area Council merged on November 1, 2012.

    Camps

    Chase S. Osborn Scout Reservation, also known as Camp Osborn, and Camp Patten serve the Scouts of the South GA Council. Camp Osborn is located near Sylvester, Georgia. and Camp Patten is located in Lakeland, Georgia.

    Order of the Arrow

    Immokalee Lodge #353 was established on January 17, 1947. Over the years, Immokalee Lodge had been a part of seven sections or areas. It is currently in Section S-9. "Immokalee" is a Miccosukee Indian word meaning "my home" or "my place".

    References

    South Georgia Council Wikipedia


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