Register for the 2018 Wood Badge Course

Wood Badge course S9-118  will be held on April 6-8, 2018 at Camp Comer and May 4-6, 2018 at Camp Westmoreland. Scoutmaster Stephen Coons and his staff are in the…

Engineering Merit Badge

The Barber Museum in Birmingham, Alabama is now offering a program to fulfill the requirements of the Boy Scouts of America Engineering Merit Badge.  This program is on the move…

SCUBA Merit Badge

Attention all Scouts ages 13-17 who are interested in learning to Scuba Dive. A generous Eagle Scout has offered Scholarships for 7 Boy Scouts to participate in Family Dive Club’s…

OA Induction Weekend and Heartland Gathering

  Coosa Lodge will be holding it’s first 2018 Induction Weekend on March 2-4 at Camp Comer. This early Ordeal will help prepare the camp for hosting the 2018 SR-9…

Catholic Scouting Chairman appointed

  Catholic Scouting Chairman   Bishop Robert Baker has appointed Mr. David Schwaiger of Sacred Heart Church, Cullman as Chairman of the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting. In his new…

Summer Camp Leader’s Guide – ready now

The Greater Alabama Council is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 Leader’s Guide for Camp Comer and Camp Sequoyah. Be sure to look at these documents to find…

Summer Camp Registrations – open now

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…

New Summer Camp Adult Policies

Effective for the 2018 BSA summer camp season, any adult accompanying a Boy Scout troop to a resident camp or other Scouting activity lasting 72 hours or more must be…

Camporee – Save the Date – April 6-8

Get yer poles and ropes.  Practice those knots, and learn your wrapping and frapping well.  The camporee will test your pioneering skills.  Or maybe we should call it back-country engineering….

2018 Scout Cards are here

The 2018 Scout Cards are Here! The Scout Cards have arrived and are available in both the Birmingham and Huntsville Scout Service Centers. The cards will also be available during…

Award of Merit – Congratulations

At the annual Talakto District awards and recognition banquet, held on January 27, 2017 at Holy Spirit Church, four very deserving Scouters were awarded the Award of Merit.  The recipients…

The Value of Unplugging

I recently saw a study that looked into the technology habits of children, and some of the results really got me thinking about the benefits of the Cub Scouts experience….