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ScoutFest – November 2018

Coming November 2 – 4, 2018 Scoutfest! If you’re unfamiliar with ScoutFest here are some videos from our 2014 ScoutFest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcyRZ8EVrB8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m35MaPt5mek https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQQMqZ8xbTQ   Buy Now   Read More

Powder Horn – Aug. 18…

  Powder Horn   August 18-20 / September 8-10 at       Comer Scout Reservation Powder Horn is a two-weekend training event that offers adult volunteers and Scouts 14…

Coosa Lodge Induction Weekend – Aug 17-19

The second Induction Weekend will be held on August 17 – 19 at Camp Sequoyah. Remember Coosa is only conducting 2 Induction Weekends in 2017! The big news is Coosa…

Rocket Academy Re-Launches!

New Scouts that sign up in 2017 will receive their very own model rocket courtesy of the U.S.Space and Rocket Center. All Scouts are invited to attend one of our…

Lion Cubs are Back!

    Lion Cubs are Back!   The Greater Alabama Council is expanding the Lion Cub Program this year. The Pilot Program for Kindergarten aged boys was a success in…

International Scouting – JOTA-JOTI

60th JOTA-JOTI International Jamboree on the Air and on the Internet This is the largest Scouting event in the world with over 1 million Scouts participating across 150+ countries. JOTA…

“This is Scouting” Course now Retired

  “This is Scouting” Course Now Retired   “This is Scouting,” a long-standing orientation course, provided Scouters with an overview of the Scouting organization, including the history, values, and program…

Tell your Scouting Story – #PostYourColors

    #PostYourColors   The Boy Scouts of America is starting a new campaign encouraging you to share your Scouting memories using #PostYourColors. You make an impact on the lives of…

Popcorn Time is Here Again

    It’s Popcorn time!   KICK OFF   Saturday, July 29 Popcorn Kickoff, Sale Begins, Take Order Forms Delivered to Roundtables (Location TBD) SHOW & SELL Friday, August 4 Order…

Jambo – still a few openings – don’t miss out

The Greater Alabama Council still has a few slots available for Boy Scouts and for Venturers! The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will be held from July 19 to July 28,…

Webelos Resident Camp – coming soon

  Webelos Resident Camp   The 2017 Webelos Resident Camp is four days and three nights of Scouting fun and adventure!  The goal of Resident Camp is to provide Webelos…

How to earn the BSA 2017 Solar Eclipse patch

A total solar eclipse is a rare event. A total solar eclipse whose path crosses right over the heart of the United States? Even rarer. On Aug. 21, 2017, the solar system serves…