2017-8 Program Preview Conference – May 4

Are you working on the long list of all of the activities that your Pack or Troop want to do in the next year?  We hope so!  Remember that each…

Help Needed for Eagle Breakfast – April 13

Next Thursday morning, 13 April 2017, the Talakto District, Greater Alabama Council, will hold its annual Friends of Scouting (FOS) Corporate event.  We will have many of the leaders in…

Take a Minute to #ThankAScouter

April 23 – 29 is Volunteer Appreciation Week. We’re using the whole month of April to thank our one-of-a-kind volunteer base. We should show gratitude to volunteers all year long,…

Buying Advancement Patches at Scout Shop

Updated instructions regarding securing rank advancement and merit badges from the Scout shop   The GAC has updated its agreement with the two Scout Shops that support our Council.  Effective…

Cub Day Camp – sign up now

    Cub Scout Day Camp   Are you ready for some creepy crawly fun? Sign up for 2017 Cub Scout Day Camp. Discover new friendships while looking for bugs,…

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…

BSA Tour and Activity Plans no longer required

    Tour and Activity Plan Terminated   A cross-functional team from the National Council, in Texas,  has completed an evaluation of the BSA’s Tour and Activity Plan, resulting in…

Camp Jackson Build Party

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

District Leader Training – Registration Open

The District Leader Training Day is your one stop shop for your job specific training.  We offer these training courses: Combined Cub Scout Leader Training (Cub Scout Den Leader Specific…

Pow Wow Staff Opportunities

The big news is Coosa Lodge will be hosting the Section SR-9 Heartland Gathering, (Conclave) on April 20 – 22, 2018 at Camp Comer. More to come about this exciting…

Program Preview Conference

  Program Preview Conference   The 2017 Greater Alabama Council’s Program Preview Conference will be held during district Roundtables in the Month of May. Stay tuned for more information about…

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…