Category Archives: Upcoming Events

upcoming events and activities of interest to all

Birmingham Veteran’s Day Parade

Saturday, November 11, 2017 The Birmingham Veterans Day Parade is a great opportunity to create life-long memories for all Scouts by demonstrating our patriotism and love for flag and country…

Jedi Academy – now for Webelos and Venturers too

2017 JEDI ACADEMY November 17-19 2017 – Camp Comer Attention Scouts:  Are you ready to begin your training on the path to becoming a Jedi Knight? The Greater Alabama Council is…

Jamboree on the Air

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams…

Scouting Birmingham – Downtown Cycling Tour

  Scouting Birmingham – Downtown Cycling Tour   Saturday, April 29 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM The Greater Alabama Council is partnering with Redemptive Cycles to host Scouting Birmingham, a…

Camp Jackson Build Party

May 13 Saturday. Camp Jackson. All day. Tent platform build party. Bring water, lunch, hand tools. All welcome. 

Venturing Summer Camp

  Venturing Summer Camp   The Greater Alabama Council is pleased to offer Venturers the opportunity to experience Summer Camp at Comer Scout Reservation in 2017. Venturing Summer Camp will…

Powder Horn

    Powder Horn   August 18-20 / September 8-10 at Comer Scout Reservation Powder Horn is a two-weekend training event that offers Adult Volunteers and Scout 14 years or…

Weekend Of Awesome Happenings

    Venturing Weekend   April 21 – 23, Camp Comer All Ventures, Explorers, Sea Scouts, and Boy Scouts age 14 and older are welcome. (provisional participation available). Don’t forget…

Cub Adventure Weekend

    Cub Adventure Weekend   April 28 – 30 at Camp Comer Arrrrr you wee lads ready?  Are you up for the challenge of those that wear the tartans?…

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Banquet

Talakto Scouters,   Tickets are now available at the Scout Office for the 2017 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Banquet, scheduled for Friday evening, 10 March, at the Jackson Center,…

Camporee Leader’s Guide now available

The Talakto District camporee is set at Mathews Preserve on April 7-9, 2017.  Save the date! The Leader’s Guide is now available.  See the Camporee entry in the Upcoming Events…

Coosa Lodge Spring Pow Wow

    Coosa Spring Pow Wow   Are you’re a registered Cub Scout, Boy Scout or Venturer in the Greater Alabama Council or another nearby council, come join us for…