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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

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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. .  

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! For a schedule of the day, please follow this LINK.

Webelos Rendezvous 2015

The 2015 Webelos Rendezvous is shaping up to be a great event for our 1st and 2nd Year Webelos!  Click HERE for the Leader's Guide.

WOOD BADGE REUNION

Calling all Wood Badgers! Please make plans to join us at the Wood Badge Reunion!  This reunion will be held beginning at 5:00 PM at the University of Georgia Conference Center in Tifton.  The conference center is located off Exit 64 in Tifton.  Be with us as we honor the traditions of Wood Badge while at the same time prepare for our next course.  Anyone who has completed Wood Badge anywhere at anytime is welcome and encouraged to attend.  This reunion will take place just before our Annual Council Banquet at 6:30 and there is no cost.  Donations will be accepted to assist with the WB Assistance Fund.
COUNCIL ANNUAL BANQUET

The 2015 Council Annual Banquet will be held on Saturday, January 31st at 6:30PM at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton.  Be with us as we recognize the Eagle Scout Class of 2014, key volunteers that made 2014 a success, installation of the new Officers and Members of the Board, and finish our evening presenting our Annual Silver Beaver Awards.  Watch your mailbox in early January for a sign up brochure!

COUNCIL ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

Charter Partner Executive Officers, Charter Organization Representatives, and Members of the Board.  Please mark your calendars for Saturday, January 31st for the Annual Business Meeting of the South GA Council.  The presentation of the slate of Officers and Members of the Executive Board and Advisory Board as well as the presentation of the Annual Report will highlight this important meeting of the council. The meeting begins at 5:30 at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton just prior to the Annual Banquet.

ORDER OF THE ARROW BANQUET

The Annual Banquet for the Withlacoochee Lodge will be coming up on January 10th! It will be held at First Methodist Church in Tifton and is only $13 if you register by 1/6/2015.  For those that are attending the University of Scouting, you are already there!!  For more information on the OA Banquet and a lot more OA items, please visit http://www.withlacoocheelodge.org/

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!!

Join a January 17 Webcast to Learn About the 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.  To learn about the exciting changes, join a webcast on January 17.  The creators of the new program will discuss the changes coming, how to prepare for the transition, and when materials will be available.  Multiple webcast times are available on January 17.  Click www.scouting.org/programupdates
for details and login instructions.