Southwest Florida Council

Southwest Florida Council
Southwest Florida Council
Southwest Florida Council
Owner Boy Scouts of America
Headquarters Fort Myers, Florida
Country United States
Founded 1929
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Southwest Florida Council serves Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Manatee, Sarasota, and parts of DeSoto and Hendry counties. The Southwest Florida Council was chartered in July 1929, and based on membership and units, it ranks 46th out of 306 councils in the United States. The Southwest Florida Council is a geographic area divided into four districts that include Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hendry, Lee, Manatee, Sarasota Counties. The council has an executive board of volunteers and a staff of professionals.

The council accomplishes its mission by making its program available to chartered organizations; existing organizations that have compatible goals. These groups include religious, educational, civic fraternal, business, labor, and governmental bodies. The Council supports chartered organizations by providing materials and certain facilities, such as camps. The Chartered Organizations organize the packs and troops.[1]



  • Alligator District
  • Manatee District
  • Panther District
  • Two Rivers District


Price-Sanders Scout Reservation

Dr. Franklin Miles Camp

Located on the site of Price-Saunders Scout Reservation

Camp Flying Eagle

Camp Flying Eagle was founded in the late 20's. Camp Flying Eagle is located in near Bradenton, Florida.

Osceola Lodge

Osceola Lodge 564
Osceola Lodge 564
Owner Southwest Florida Council
Founded 1968
Lodge Chief Alec Robert
Lodge Adviser John Hendricks
Scout Executive Greg Graham
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Osceola Lodge is one of eight Order of the Arrow Lodges in Section S-4 (All of Florida, except the Panhandle and Georgia. Osceola Lodge was founded in 1968.

  • Hvlpatah Tastanagi Chapter
  • Oscen Tustenuggee Chapter
  • Tukosee Mathla Chapter
  • Yaha Hajo Chapter


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