South Georgia Council

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South Georgia Council
Owner Boy Scouts of America
Headquarters Valdosta, Georgia
Country United States
Founded 2012
Website
http://www.sgcbsa.org/
 Scouting portal

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.

Organization[edit]

  • Alapaha District
  • Eight Rivers District
  • Chehaw District

History[edit]

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[edit]

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.[1] and Camp Patten is located in Lakeland, Georgia. [2]

Order of the Arrow[edit]

Immokalee Lodge
Immokalee Lodge.png
Founded 1947
Lodge Chief Dale Lackey [3]
Lodge Adviser Tim McRae [3]
Staff Adviser Preston Parker [3]
Website
http://www.immokalee353.org/

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".[4]

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