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Merit Badge University 2018

Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity will be hosting Merit Badge University 2018 (MBU) on the campus of Auburn University this coming March 2rd – March 4th. The scouts will…

District Awards for Banquet (and tickets)

Talakto Unit Leaders,   This is the last call for any individual leader awards, as well as unit awards (Summertime Pack, National Outdoor Challenge, or Journey to Excellence).  If I…

Scouting For Food – report your totals SOON

In preparation for awards season, please report your Scouting for Food totals to Dianna Odell.  She needs this information NOW. Contact: Dianna O’Dell talakto_communications@yahoo.com

Scoutbook Lite to Replace Internet Advancement in 2018

BSA’s official web app, Scoutbook, is gearing up to roll out a new solution in mid-2018 that will leverage core components of the Scoutbook platform to make Internet Advancement tracking…

How the Scout Slogan Comes to Life…

How the Scouts’ Slogan Comes to Life in New Podcast By Brad Shaw, Eagle Scout & former Home Depot VP of Corporate Communications: The lessons I learned in the Scouts set…

Summer Camp reservations open – Get your favorite spot!

Reservations are open to save a spot for your unit at both Camp Comer and Camp Sequoyah for 2018! Some weeks are starting to fill up, so be sure to…

Camp Staff opportunities available

        Do you have a Passion for Scouting? Do you have a special skill to offer Scouts? Did you enjoy summer camp and want to continue that experience,…

Scout Shop closes early on Dec. 9

The Scout Shop will be closing at 3pm on Saturday, December 9, 2017 to do year-end inventory.   Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.   YIS   Carol Stanker…

Giving Thanks for Supporting Scouting

During this time of Thanksgiving, the Boy Scouts are thankful for friends like you! Your commitment to helping youth and families in the Greater Alabama Council, Boy Scouts of America…

Black Friday deals at ScoutStuff.org

Hey, everyone else has it.  So why not Scouting.  If you are looking for that special something from the Scout Shop, check out this article about great deals on line.

December Round Table = Potluck Social

The December Round Table meeting will be a Potluck Christmas (or whatever your end of year celebration is) Social.  Bring a dish to share with your Scouting friends in the…

Leader Banquet Info

All,   I will have the tickets for the Annual Leader Banquet available at Round Table in December. As always, the number of your ticket is your place in the…