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BSA Distinguished Conservation Award

Announcing the BSA’s Distinguished Conservation Award! For more than a century, the BSA has encouraged and honored conservation work with an award that recognizes youth, adults and organizations who have…

Eagle Scout Scholarship Applications now available

The Greater Alabama Council is pleased to announce that an Eagle Scout Scholarship Award has been established by the Charles Richard Byrd, Jr. family. This award is open to Eagle…

Scout Shop – New Hours

Huntsville Scout Shop New HoursThe Huntsville Scout Shop has new hours! Monday-Wednesday: 10am-6pm Thursday: Closed Friday: 10am-6pm Saturday: 10am-2pm Sunday: Closed

University of Scouting

University of ScoutingJoin us for a Virtual University of Scouting March 20th 2021. The 2021 University of Scouting will feature 3 schools: School of Cub Scouting:Den AdministrationDen Programs and FunPack…

Short Videos for Celebration of Heroes

Talakto District,  I am needing your help to Highlight some local Hereos in your units and District. As part of the event, we will mingle in short 8 second videos…

Popcorn – More Popcorn

Dear Scouting Families, Popcorn is one of our Council’s main fundraisers. Funds from the program help support our unit operations while also supporting our Council operations such as camps, programs,…

ScoutsBSA Live – your questions answered

Join the National Scouts BSA Committee forLIVE OFFICE HOURS Thursday, November 12, 20208:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT / 6:00 p.m. MT / 5:00 p.m. PDT Great for All Scouts…

Huntsville Troop at Veteran Memorial

A ScoutsBSA Troop regularly visits the Veteran’s Memorial in downtown Huntsville to clean up and show respect. A local TV station carried the story. If you have any stories of…

Roundtable and Recharter Training – Nov.

Scouters,  Good Morning, we will be hosting an in-person roundtable on November 5th, at St Thomas Episcopal Church located on 12200 Bailey Cove Rd. SE Huntsville, AL. 35803.  Please see below…

Popcorn Due Dates

Popcorn Kernels,  Good Afternoon, a friendly reminder about some  key dates for popcorn, please see below. Remember if you still have popcorn left over from your show and sell you…

Celebration of Heroes

The Celebration of Heroes event is coming together. The website is now live and accepting registrations. https://coh.swell.gives/ It will be updated with a few additional pages to highlight the program…

Award Applications Request for 2020-2021

Talakto District Scouters, The Talakto District Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, 30 January 2021 with a stipulation that cancellation may happen if COVID restrictions are still in place. Tickets will go on…