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==Council History==
 
==Council History==
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The former Chief Okemos Council No. 271 served scouts in the Mid-Michigan area, and was based out of Lansing, Michigan. The council was divided into three districts. The Mawanjidiwin District served the greater Eaton County area. The Migisins District served the northern portion of the Lansing Public School District and much of Clinton County. The Ojibwas District served the southern portion of the Lansing Public School District and the greater Ingham County area.
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In 2012, became Chief Okemos District as part of the Water & Woods Field Service Council under the jurisdiction of the Michigan Crossroads Council. It serves Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties and the Portland School District in Ionia County.
  
 
==Council Patches==
 
==Council Patches==
  
 
==Districts==
 
==Districts==
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Mawanjidiwin District served the greater Eaton County area.
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The Migisins District served the northern portion of the Lansing Public School District and much of Clinton County.
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The Ojibwas District served the southern portion of the Lansing Public School District and the greater Ingham County area.
  
 
==Camps==
 
==Camps==
  
 
==Lodge==
 
==Lodge==
The council was served by the Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens Lodge
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Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens Lodge No. 374 served the former Chief Okemos Council of central Michigan. The lodge was chartered in 1948, and had 301 members in 2004. Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens means "Camp on the Little Cedar", and the lodge totem is the cedar tree.
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In 2003 Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens won its first National Service Award for the OA Chapel project, in 2005 Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens won its second National Service Award for the OA Adirondack Village project, and again in 2008 Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens won its third National Service Award for its Campfire Bowl Bowl project.[9]
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Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens was the host lodge of the 2006 and 2012 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) held at Michigan State University and has won the NOAC Spirit Award 3 times, and the National Service award twice. It was also the home lodge of the 2008 national vice chief Ben Stilwill. Gabe has a strong record of achieving the Quality Lodge distinction.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:51, 9 June 2020

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The Chief Okemos Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America located in the state of Michigan.

Council History

The former Chief Okemos Council No. 271 served scouts in the Mid-Michigan area, and was based out of Lansing, Michigan. The council was divided into three districts. The Mawanjidiwin District served the greater Eaton County area. The Migisins District served the northern portion of the Lansing Public School District and much of Clinton County. The Ojibwas District served the southern portion of the Lansing Public School District and the greater Ingham County area.

In 2012, became Chief Okemos District as part of the Water & Woods Field Service Council under the jurisdiction of the Michigan Crossroads Council. It serves Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties and the Portland School District in Ionia County.

Council Patches

Districts

Mawanjidiwin District served the greater Eaton County area. The Migisins District served the northern portion of the Lansing Public School District and much of Clinton County. The Ojibwas District served the southern portion of the Lansing Public School District and the greater Ingham County area.

Camps

Lodge

Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens Lodge No. 374 served the former Chief Okemos Council of central Michigan. The lodge was chartered in 1948, and had 301 members in 2004. Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens means "Camp on the Little Cedar", and the lodge totem is the cedar tree.

In 2003 Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens won its first National Service Award for the OA Chapel project, in 2005 Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens won its second National Service Award for the OA Adirondack Village project, and again in 2008 Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens won its third National Service Award for its Campfire Bowl Bowl project.[9]

Gabe-Shi-Win-Gi-Ji-Kens was the host lodge of the 2006 and 2012 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) held at Michigan State University and has won the NOAC Spirit Award 3 times, and the National Service award twice. It was also the home lodge of the 2008 national vice chief Ben Stilwill. Gabe has a strong record of achieving the Quality Lodge distinction.