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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…

Can’t go to Jambo? There’s an app for that.

If you are going to the National Jamboree, or if you aren’t, you can enjoy the excitement of the Jamboree through the BSA’s Jambo app. Read more about this at…

BSA LearnCenter – a great tool to build great Scouters

If you’ve accessed Scouting U’s new BSA LearnCenter, you know about the top-notch development material available to BSA’s volunteers and employees. From Cub Scout information to commissioning, the LearnCenter is…

Why I hope my boys will always be in Scouting

This past week was exhausting. It was hot. It was dirty. It will likely be one of my favorite weeks of this summer. I spent this past week as a…

GAC Text to Give – June 20 – #1DayForBSA

Here is the easiest way to help bring Scouting to just one more boy. GAC Text To Give on June 20.  It’s easy, just do this: Text to 41444 Message…