Category Archives: IMPORTANT

important information for users attention or action

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…

COVID19 – Update March 16

COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus UpdateGreater Alabama Council Updated March 16, 2020 Here are the latest updates concerning the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus disease and its impact on our Scouting operations here in…

COVID19 Update – District and Council Events Cancelled until Apr. 6

COVID-19 Update (March 13, 2020)Greater Alabama Council  As a leadership organization, we want to do our best to assist with any potential spread of Coronavirus and keep our Scouting family…

COVID-19

The health and safety of our Scouting family are of the highest importance to us. As you are aware, there is growing concern regarding COVID-19 which is caused by a…

Recharter Training (makeup)

Reminder that if you did not attend last month’s Recharter Training, you need to be there this Thursday, 7 November, at First UMC downtown at corner of Clinton Ave and…

Guidance on the BSA National Background Check Update

To: Greater Alabama Council Registered Volunteers  Thank you for your leadership and service to youth in Scouting. Without leaders like you, Scouting would not be the incredible and safe program…

Recharter – Physical Signatures Required

IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is committed first and foremost to keeping youth safe. Part of that commitment includes continually updating our youth protection policies to…

Recharters Due Dec. 14

Having a current unit charter is how Your Scouts advance Your insurance covers your activities Your Unit EXISTS, officially. Please get your charter updated.  Your district executive and your commissioners…

Recharter Training – last chance to do it the easy way

Training to help you accomplish your re-chartering this year successfully will be held at 6:00pm right before Round Table at 7:00pm on November 1, 2018 at the First United Methodist…