Category Archives: IMPORTANT

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Update your Annual Health and Medical Record — Today

The Scouting adventure, camping trips, high-adventure excursions, and having fun are important to everyone in Scouting—and so is your safety and well-being. Completing the Annual Health and Medical Record is…

Updated Youth Protection Training Modules

Over the decades, the Boy Scouts of America has been a leader in developing training and policies designed to keep young people safe. Over time, these policies have become standard…

New COVID Guidance from BSA

BSA Has Just Released Updates to its COVID-19 Guidance and FAQs All Scouting units should familiarize themselves immediately with this updated COVID-19 guidance from the BSA.  READ MORE

Advancement Policy Updates

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, local councils will have the authority to grant limited extensions of time to complete Eagle, Quartermaster, or Summit requirements. These extensions are available only to youth…

Youth Protection – most important

The Scouting Program is built upon providing a safe place for youth and adults to work together to have great experiences. Youth Protection Training is our first line of defense…

Criminal Background Checks with Re-Charter

Hello Everyone,   Something you need to be aware of.  We have run into a problem with Scoutnet. Many of the Criminal Background Checks (CBC’s) that were received last year during re-charter…

Fall Recruiting Webinars

Back by popular demand are some of the BSA’s Membership Recruiting Webinars. To register for the course, click on the buttons below! October 14th at 7pm CT: Restarting Cub Scouting…

Recharter Time

Its time to complete your Unit’s Annual Recharter Process! We have developed a handy resource page to help you as you begin the Recharter process. Rechartering can be a simple…

Guidelines for Camping and Activities during COVID

Unit Guidelines for camping trip or activity during continuing Covid-19 outbreak: Make sure your Chartered Organization has approved your return to the outdoors and meeting plans. Is the location you…

Restart Scouting Checklist – Safety Guidance

As always, the safety of our Scouts, volunteers, and communities is our top priority. The Restart Scouting Checklist has been developed to assist you, your units, and chartered organizations plan…

BSA’s Commitment to Act Against Racial Injustice

Dear Scouting family,  As our country reckons with racial injustice, we all must consider our role and our failures and commit to meaningful action.  The twelve points of the Scout…

Cancellations

To all concerned, In light of the guidance received by the Greater Alabama Council late last week, the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Banquet is postponed for this Friday, 20 March…