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Camp Jackson Service Weekend – Oct. 20-22

Looking for an opportunity for service hours?  Wanna clean up our camp?  You are invited to join us at the Service Weekend at Camp Jackson.  Service opportunities have been identified…

How to Be Prepared for the Big Storm (any storm)

Scouting emphasizes Be Prepared.  Hey, it’s the Scout Motto.  Prepared for anything that comes our way.  That could be prepared to cook a meal, or maybe to survive a big…

Membership Fee Increase – Dec. 2017

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the…

Founder’s Award Nominations – start now

If you would like to nominate an Arrowman for the Founder’s Award, the deadline to do so is November 2nd (Fall Fellowship). Click here to download the nomination form: http://coosa50.org/w/wp-content/uploads/Founders-Award-1.pdf​

Lodge Officer Nominations are Due

Lodge Officer Nomination Forms are now due and should be completed and submitted no later than Monday, 18 September 2017. ​Please NOTE: the application is a 2 sided application, please…

Popcorn Blitz Day – Sept. 8

Popcorn Blitz Day Blitz Day is a designated day where units are encouraged to sell popcorn take-orders as a group by canvassing in their neighborhood. The Unit that has the highest…

Fishing Rodeo cancelled

Too bad, those fish are going to go free. The Fishing Rodeo on September 17, 2017 has been cancelled due to a lack of sign-ups.  

Buy a Brick for Camp Comer

Help the Dining Hall Renovation Project Recognize your unit(s), a loved one or a chartered partner, by purchasing a commemorative brick in either 4”x8” or 8”x8”. These bricks and pavers…

Backpack Camp Sequoyah!

If your Scouts are starting to backpack, there is no greater place to go than Camp Sequoyah! Camp Sequoyah offers a 10-mile trail that is great for Scouts to start…

Scout Cycling

Does your unit participate in cycling? Are you an avid cyclist or know a Scouter who is?   The Greater Alabama Council is looking for individual Scouters to help with a…

Share your Scouting Story. Win new Scouts, and maybe a gift card.

Do you have a Scouting Story to share?  If so we want to hear about it.  Tell us about that Scout in your unit who has done something amazing, or…

Congratulations Sydney!

  Our First Summit Award Recipient!   Sydney, of Venture Crew 328, in Harvest, is the first Venturer in the Greater Alabama Council to earn the new Summit Award. Sydney…