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Please email us and let us know what grade your boy(s) is in and what school he attends. Sign up for Scouting today. Kindergartners can sign up this spring!
Webelos Woods 2008
On May 10, 2008, Saturday – All current Bear Scouts and Webelos are invited to a day of fun and adventure. The event includes games, scout craft, earn requirements for activity pins, learn outdoor skills, first-aid, orienteering, go rock climbing, eat dinner and come to the evening campfire! For more information and to register PDF DOC Schedule of Events
2008 Scout Night at Spartan Speedway
On May 16, 2008, Friday – new date for Scout Night at Spartan Speedway. All trophies will be awarded for the First, Second, and Third place winners by rank on May 16th at intermission around 8:15. Tickets can be picked up at the Scout Shop starting May 8th. The results of the May 8th Grand Prix – PDF Directions to Spartan Speedway.
27th Annual Boy Scout Golf Outing
On June 2nd, 2008, Monday, at Walnut Hills Golf Club is your opportunity to support Scouting and golf on one of the finest private golf course in the area. For more information and to register PDF
Scout Day with the Lansing Lugnuts
On June 8th, 2008, Sunday, Scout Day with the Lansing Lugnuts. Come out to the game, meet players, get autographs, participate in the Scout Day Parade, Run the bases after the game. Fun for the whole family. information and ticket purchase
Michigan International Camporee
The Michigan International Camporee to be held week of July 27 to August 3, 2008, hosted by the Chief Okemos Council, is the largest council-run multinational Scouting event in North America. Once every four years, contingents of Scouts, both all boys and mixed boys and girls, from over 20 countries, gather for 8 days of international friendship and fellowship at the Chief Okemos Council’s Northwoods Scout Reservation. To learn more, see Michigan International Camporee web site.
Calling All Eagle Scouts
The BSA will celebrate their 100th Anniversary in 2010. The Chief Okemos Council is creating a list of all Eagle Scouts in the Ingham, Eaton, Clinton counties, and the Portland area to help us celebrate. Please fill out this Eagle Scout Information Form and send it to us.
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About the Council
The purpose of the Chief Okemos Council, Boy Scouts of America, is to mobilize resources and organize efforts to extend Scouting Programs to any child who wants to join.
The Chief Okemos Council serves over 7,000 youth in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties, and the School District of Portland. In our tri-county area, over 2,000 dedicated volunteers donate their time and talents to Scouting.
The Council guides and supports the activities of all area PACKS, TROOPS, CREWS, POSTS and LEARNING FOR LIFE GROUPS. We encourage our volunteers and Scouts to actively promote and practice the values expressed in the Scout Oath and Law through active outdoor learning programs, service to others, leadership, training opportunities, and career education.
Join us for fun, friendships, and learning!