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Unit Popcorn Kernel orientation – May 23

It’s that time of year again.  We had our annual program preview for the next year.  One of the topics is the annual popcorn selling season.  For more information, check…

Boy Scout NASCAR Foundation

You are invited to join The NASCAR Foundation’s fundraising efforts at Talladega Superspeedway during the Geico 500!  Please find below important details regarding this fundraising opportunity.       First 50 Volunteers/Scouts…

Cleanup Your Neighborhood – starting with US

As part of the city of Huntsville’s Clean Up Your Neighborhood initiative, Talakto district is sponsoring a Clean Up the Scout Office event.  We will be sprucing up the place….

2017-8 Program Preview Conference – May 4

Are you working on the long list of all of the activities that your Pack or Troop want to do in the next year?  We hope so!  Remember that each…

Help Needed for Eagle Breakfast – April 13

Next Thursday morning, 13 April 2017, the Talakto District, Greater Alabama Council, will hold its annual Friends of Scouting (FOS) Corporate event.  We will have many of the leaders in…

Take a Minute to #ThankAScouter

April 23 – 29 is Volunteer Appreciation Week. We’re using the whole month of April to thank our one-of-a-kind volunteer base. We should show gratitude to volunteers all year long,…

Buying Advancement Patches at Scout Shop

Updated instructions regarding securing rank advancement and merit badges from the Scout shop   The GAC has updated its agreement with the two Scout Shops that support our Council.  Effective…

Cub Day Camp – sign up now

    Cub Scout Day Camp   Are you ready for some creepy crawly fun? Sign up for 2017 Cub Scout Day Camp. Discover new friendships while looking for bugs,…

BSA Tour and Activity Plans no longer required

    Tour and Activity Plan Terminated   A cross-functional team from the National Council, in Texas,  has completed an evaluation of the BSA’s Tour and Activity Plan, resulting in…

Pow Wow Staff Opportunities

The big news is Coosa Lodge will be hosting the Section SR-9 Heartland Gathering, (Conclave) on April 20 – 22, 2018 at Camp Comer. More to come about this exciting…

Program Preview Conference

  Program Preview Conference   The 2017 Greater Alabama Council’s Program Preview Conference will be held during district Roundtables in the Month of May. Stay tuned for more information about…

Summer Camp Camperships available

    2017 Summer Camp Camperships   The Greater Alabama Council is accepting campership applications for Scouts attending Camp Comer or Camp Sequoyah this summer. Applications are due to the…