Camporee late fees waived – but only if you hurry!

The Camporee committee has announced that the late registration charges will be waived, but only until 300 people have signed up.  That will happen soon so don’t wait too long…

ScoutFest 2017 Announced

At the Scouting U, Greater Alabama Council Executive JT Dabbs announced that the next ScoutFest will be held in November 2017.  It may be held at the same place as…

Lion Cubs coming? If you want them…

The Boy Scouts of America is exploring a Cub Scout program aimed at boys in kindergarten called Lion Cubs.  A description of the program is at this link. The Greater…

Talakto District Pinewood Derby – updated information

Talakto Pinewood Derby March 19th – Saturday The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1297 Slaughter Road, Madison, AL Times remain as published on the forms: Registration: 9 –…

Scouts – vs – SPY —> Camporee is Coming!

Be ready to test your leadership and outdoor skills at the 2016 Spring Camporee.  The event will be held on April 8-10, 2016 at Sharon Johnston Park.  The event will…

Memorial Service for Al Farrar

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on March 12, 2016, at the First Missionary Baptist Church, 3509 Blue Springs Rd, NW, Huntsville, AL, 35810. In lieu of…

Scouting U 2016 registration closes soon – don’t miss out

Good afternoon Scouts and Scouters,   Scouting U is coming soon.  On Saturday, March 5th, Scouts and Scouters from around the council will meet again on the campus of Wallace…

Mr. Albert Farrar Sr.

Good Evening All, It is with a heavy heart this afternoon, that Mr. Albert Farrar Sr. founder of Pack, Troop, Crew 7400 has passed away this morning.  Mr. Farrar was…

ScoutReach Leaders Guide available – sign up now

ScoutReach is coming to Alabama A&M University on February 27, 2016. The Leader’s Guide is available here. Units are encouraged to sign up soon.  See the Leader’s Guide for more…

Congratulations Award of Merit Recipients

At the Talakto District Banquet held on Saturday, January 30, the following people were awarded the District Award of Merit.  Listening to the long lists of their accomplishments and service…

ScoutingU Catalog Released and Registration Open

The 2016 Greater Alabama Council (GAC) Scouting University (Scouting U) continues to follow the BSA’s movement to the Scouting University program as more fully integrated continuum of training. “The mission…

ScoutReach planning meeting – Friday

There will be a Scoutreach Meeting at the Service Center on Drake at Noon tomorrow (Friday) for anyone interested in helping out.