Training Opportunities in the next months

Training is happening throughout the Greater Alabama Council. It is our goal to make sure that all our Scouts have trained adult leaders. This email will help our adults find the training they need and their Scouts deserve.

Multi District Day of Training Event Coming in January to Cullman

A multi-district day of training will be held in Cullman January 27th in 2018. Mark your calendars now for this great event! More information will be coming soon.

Register for the 2018 Spring Wood Badge Course.

Wood Badge course S9-118  will be held on April 6-8, 2018 at Camp Comer and May 4-6, 2018 at Camp Westmoreland. Scoutmaster Stephen Coons and his staff are in the stages of preparing for the course and it’s going to be another great one. There is a limited number of spots so make sure that you are one of them. If you would like more information about this course, contact Stephen Coons at S9118SM@gmail.comor sign up at the link below.

Register now for Winter and Summer National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) courses.

The 2018 Winter NYLT course will be held January 13-15 and February 17-19 2018 at Camp Comer and is currently accepting applications. .

The Summer 2018 course is also taking applications and will be held July 8-14, 2018 at Camp Sequoyah. 

More information is available at

Wilderness First Aid November 4-5

A Wilderness First Aid course will be held November 4-5 at Camp Jackson.

Cost is $120 for WFA

A NRA Instructor training will be held at Camp Comer from March 9-11 2018. This course will include opportunities to be trained as a Basic NRA Instructor, Basic Rifle Instructor, or Basic Shotgun Instructor. Members of the BSA receive a 20% discount on the price of the course.  

University of Scouting Coming in 2018

Mark your calendars for September 29th 2018. University of Scouting will be held at Wallace State Community College. More information to come in the future. You don’t want to miss this outstanding annual training event.