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Summit Outpost at Camp Comer

    Coming Summer 2018 …. Summit Outpost at Camp Comer   During weeks five and six at Camp Comer, a new program for youth, aged 13 and older will…

New Nova Awards Announced

The Nova Awards are available to all Boy Scouts and are optional. Requirements must be completed while registered as a Cub Scout, Boy Scout, or Venturer and before turning age…

Helping Clear Storm Damage

All- For any who can make it, Jacksonville needs volunteers to help clear up the mess left by the last storm. I expect to be there at least two if…

Whitney M. Young Banquet tickets available

Talakto Scouters, On Friday night, 16 March 2018, the Urban Emphasis Scout Leaders’ Council (UESLC) will hold our annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scout Awards Banquet at the Jackson Center…

The Zombies Won – Zombie Survival Cancelled

Zombie Survival 2018 Has Been Cancelled The 2018 Zombie Survival at Camp Sequoyah has been indefinitely cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank the Scouts and Scouters who have…

Meet New Council President – Phil Webb

Heflin, Alabama native, and small business owner Phil Webb has a passion for community development and thriving economy. His commitment to excellence has made Webb Concrete & Building Materials one…

New Youth Protection Training 2

The Boy Scouts of America have released Youth Protection Training 2. This new training is broken down into three training modules and a test. This course is a replacement for…

Looking for an Eagle Project – check this out

I have a pair of planned projects that would be amenable to serving Eagle Scut projects.   I am a volunteer at the Heritage Methodist Church in Madison, as well…

The 2018 Scout Cards are back

The error in our 2018  Scout Cards has been corrected and the new cards are available in both the Birmingham and Huntsville Scout Service Centers. The cards will also be…

How to deduct Scouting Expenses at Tax Time

When Baden-Powell said “Be Prepared,” I’m pretty sure he wasn’t talking about income tax returns. But still, there’s no better advice than that two-word phrase during tax time. Scouters who…

Kenny Cunningham

We are deeply saddened to share with you that our dear friend and colleague and professional Scouter, Kenny Cunningham, passed away on Saturday, February 3rd.  Please keep Kenny’s wife Helen…

Catholic Scouting Chairman appointed

  Catholic Scouting Chairman   Bishop Robert Baker has appointed Mr. David Schwaiger of Sacred Heart Church, Cullman as Chairman of the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting. In his new…