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GAC Summer Camps 2017 Sign Up

Summer Camp 2017 planning is in full swing! The Greater Alabama Council has an amazing program planned for next summer at Camp Comer and Camp Sequoyah. With old favorites in…

Talakto District Banquet – tickets are now available

Please purchase your tickets for the Talakto District Banquet at the Huntsville Council Service Center.

Modifications to Cub Scout program give den leaders more flexibility

The Cub Scout Adventures program has been modified to help Cubs advance more.  Please read these articles: Description of the changes Questions and Answers from Cub Leaders

Clothing Drive for Fire Victims

Last week as a country we took time celebrate Thanksgiving and what we are thankful for. On Monday and Tuesday, devastating fires swept through Eastern Tennessee in the Gatlinburg area,…

Nominate deserving Scouters for District Award of Merit

Talakto District Adults,   To date, we have only received ONE nomination for the Talakto District Award of Merit for 2016.  I know there are some out there who meet…

Summer Camp Kickoff – Nov. 29

The 2017 Greater Alabama Summer Camp Kickoff meeting will be held Tuesday, November 29, 7:00 PM at Owens Cross Roads United Methodist Church. The church is located at 9177 US 431,…

Camporee Planning Meeting – Nov. 17

Hello Scouters,  Please plan on attending, or sending a representative to the Nov. 17, 6:30 PM meeting of the 2017 Camporee Planning Committee meeting.  This will be the meeting that…

Meet our new Vigil Honor recipients

Meet our new Vigil Honor recipients! The Vigil Honor is the highest honor that may be bestowed on a member of the Order of the Arrow. It is given, not…

Scouting for Food – November

Scouting for Food is a national Good Turn performed by Scouts and Scouters for their local communities.  It’s a great service to the community and helps those who need the…

2017 Summer Camp Kick Off and Information Meetings

      GAC Summer Camps 2017!   2017 Summer Camp Kick Off and Information Meetings Mark your calendars for November 15th or November 17th 2016. The Greater Alabama Council will be…

Huntsville Office Temporary Hours

The Huntsville Office will have temporary hours this week. The office will be open from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The office will be closed from 1:00 PM to 2:00…

University of Scouting : New Date -> Feb. 25

The University of Scouting and the annual Night of Honor have been scheduled for Saturday, February 25 at Cullman High School.  More information will unfold soon, so go ahead and…