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LDS and Scouting update

To:  Scouting Volunteers and Families, Greater Alabama Council. From:  J.T.Dabbs, Scout Executive RE: LDS and Scouting Update Last night a joint statement was released by the LDS church and the Boy Scouts…

ScoutFest Registration is now open

Coming November 2 – 4, 2018 Scoutfest! If you’re unfamiliar with ScoutFest check out the website!   ScoutFest Website   Registration

Talakto News Emails – sign up

If you would like receive Talakto email notifications of news and activities, please use the links below to sign up for the list(s) of your choice. Cub Scout Notifications: http://eepurl.com/dtYDYn  Scout…

Hawk Day – May 19, Camp Sequoyah

Coosa will be having a Hawk Day on Saturday, May 19 at Camp Sequoyah. If you can attend we will be helping camp staff prepare for summer camp. PLan to…

Support Scouting by eating a Bratwurst

Each Thursday from March through October, the Space and Rocket Center invites the community to its BierGarten.  For more information, click here. The good thing about BierGarten is a portion…

Day Camp is Coming – Volunteers needed

Day Camp is coming soon, and we anticipate it will be fun. To make the fun happen for all of our young boys, and now girls, in Cub Scouts, we…

Ken Dunn Presented Hornaday Award

Ken Dunn was presented with the BSA’s highest award in conservation, the Hornaday Award.  In addition to serving as the council’s Hornaday coordinator, he and his Scouts have performed numerous…

Name Change Related to Older Girl Program

To:  Unit Leaders and Parents, Greater Alabama Council. From:  J.T.Dabbs, Scout Executive RE: Name change related to older girl program. As you know in 2019 the Boy Scouts of America…

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Engineering Day

  Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Engineering Day == April 14 Entrance into U.S. Space & Rocket Center, includes: Exclusive behind the scenes access to NASA’s Rover Challenge Special guest…

Family Scouting Program

      To: Greater Alabama Council Unit Leaders, Chartered Organizations, and Parents. From:  J.T.Dabbs, III, Scout Executive Re: Family Scouting program As you may know, the national board of…

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…