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New Lion Cub Program – how to be an Akela

Exciting news for the Cub Scout Program. The Greater Alabama Council has been accepted into the National BSA’s Pilot Program for Kindergarten aged boys.  Lion Guide Position: • Has Previous…

Popcorn is Coming – Here are the key dates…

Selling popcorn teaches Scouts the value of earning his own way, builds self-confidence, and allows him to earn advancements and merit badges. Generally, people aren’t buying the popcorn; they are paying to support your…

VentureFest at SBR – High Adventure for Venturers and more…

VenturingFest 2016, the first national gathering of Venturers at the Summit Bechtel Reserve – a new Scouting experience unlike any other before – is coming your way this summer from July 31…

National Jamboree Registration is Open – Get in on the fun!

Don’t miss out on a once in a lifetime opportunity by attending the 2017 National Jamboree July 19-28, 2017 at The Summit!  This incredible facility is the home to vast…

Spare computers needed for Camp Comer

Are you retiring any computers in the near future?  The SciTech lab at Camp Comer is updating its computers and they need your not-quite-new computers.  We need complete working computers,…

Day Camp meeting – your chance to help

There will be a meeting on April 14, 2016 @ 6:30pm @ the Scout Service Center for all those who can help with CS Day Camp 2016. If you cannot…

ScoutFest 2017 Announced

At the Scouting U, Greater Alabama Council Executive JT Dabbs announced that the next ScoutFest will be held in November 2017.  It may be held at the same place as…

Lion Cubs coming? If you want them…

The Boy Scouts of America is exploring a Cub Scout program aimed at boys in kindergarten called Lion Cubs.  A description of the program is at this link. The Greater…

Memorial Service for Al Farrar

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on March 12, 2016, at the First Missionary Baptist Church, 3509 Blue Springs Rd, NW, Huntsville, AL, 35810. In lieu of…

Mr. Albert Farrar Sr.

Good Evening All, It is with a heavy heart this afternoon, that Mr. Albert Farrar Sr. founder of Pack, Troop, Crew 7400 has passed away this morning.  Mr. Farrar was…

Congratulations Award of Merit Recipients

At the Talakto District Banquet held on Saturday, January 30, the following people were awarded the District Award of Merit.  Listening to the long lists of their accomplishments and service…

ScoutReach planning meeting – Friday

There will be a Scoutreach Meeting at the Service Center on Drake at Noon tomorrow (Friday) for anyone interested in helping out.