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

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1841 Norman Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 229-242-2331
FAX: 229-242-2325
The South Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America serves 28 counties in southern Georgia. Organized in 2012 as the result of the merging of the former Alapaha Area Council in Valdosta and the Chehaw Council in Albany, the area has a strong and rich tradition of service to young men and women in south Georgia.

It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime in achieving their full potential.

The Council shall promote, within the territory covered by the charter, the Scouting program of promoting the ability of boys and young men and women to do things for themselves and others, training them in Scoutcraft, and teaching them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by the Boy Scouts of America.

Council activities include Cub Scout Family Camping, training events at all levels of leadership, Camporees, Venturing High Adventure activities, and much more!

Visit us often to find out all the exciting activities going on in your South Georgia Council.

District Information

Alapaha District Information:

Serving Atkinson, Berrien, Brooks, Clinch, Cook, Echols,Lanier and Lowndes Counties
District Chairman • Dan Deaver
District Commissioner •Dave Patterson
District Director • Linda Miller
District Committee & Commissioner Staff Meeting Times:
2nd Thursday of each Month, District Committee at 5:30, Commissioner Staff at 6:30

Eight Rivers District Information:

Serving Ben Hill, Coffee, Crisp, Dooly, Irwin, Tift, Turner, Wilcox. and Worth Counties
District Chairman • Carl Hutchinson
District Commissioner • Cindy Bookout 
District Executive •
District Committee & Commissioner Staff Meeting Times:
District Committee, 1st Thursday of each Month beginning at 6:30

 

Chehaw District Information:

Serving Baker, Calhoun, Clay, Dougherty, Early, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Schley, Sumter, Terrell
District Chairman • Mike Greene
District Commissioner • Melissa Ginter

District Executive • Preston Parker

 

District Committee & Commissioner Staff Meeting Times:

 

District Committee, second Tuesday of each month, Commissioner Staff second Wednesday.


Valdosta Jennett Scout Service Center

The Scout Shop can serve your needs for uniforms, scout handbooks leader reference materials, forms, and much more.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am -6pm/June & July Mon-Thur 9-5
September-December Saturday 10-2
Location 1841 Norman Dr. Valdosta GA 31601
Phone: 229-242-2331
The Staff of the South Georgia Council is made up of dedicated professionals able to assist you in delivering the best possible program for the youth of our communities.
Scout Executive  •  Matt Hart
Development Director  •  Allison Flory
District Director •Linda Miller
District Executive • Preston Parker
District Executive •
Office Manager   •  Juanelle King
Accounting Specialist • Jennifer McNeil
Camp Ranger • Eric Ginter
Albany Scout Shop • Haley McCarthy & Kelli Sterling
 

Albany Lem Griffin Scout Shop

Hours:9:00-5:00 Monday through Friday, Saturday's 10-2 during Fall Roundup Season.
Location:1100 North Madison Street
Phone: 229-436-7226