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Online Advancement Opportunity!

The Greater Alabama Council is excited to announce the offering of nine online merit badges during the month of April for Scouts to work on from home. The below merit…

COVID19 Update – March 27

Update: Council/District/Unit activities and meetings As communicated earlier we have postponed all district and council activities and have closed our council office and camps. As the number of cases continue to…

Advancement Changes during COVID-19

The BSA has a message to young people concerned that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will prevent them from completing Eagle Scout rank requirements before their 18th birthday: Don’t worry; we’ve…

A Message from JT Dabbs

A Message from Scout Executive, JT Dabbs. Thanks to our Scouting Family, scouts, volunteers, family members, and donors for all you are doing during this difficult time. Please let us know…

Merit Badge Madness

In the spirit of March and brackets, you have a chance to play “Merit Badge Madness”- a merit badge based bracket competition to find the most epic, most fun, and…

Special Jamboree on the Internet

Special Jamboree on the Internet!School’s been canceled. Restaurants are closed. Libraries are closed. The gym’s closed. Scouts? Still going strong! Join us on April 3-5 for an opportunity to talk…

Stuck at Home? You can still do Scouting.

n times of crisis, Scouts find a way to adapt. We’re hearing from Scouts and leaders across the country who have found creative ways to keep on Scouting even while practicing social distancing (staying…

Board of Review by telecon

The board of review, like most aspects of Scouting, works best in person. But sometimes, for a number of legitimate reasons, that’s not an option. That’s why, as outlined in…

Keep Scouting Going – Remotely

With the concerns of COVID-19 spreading, units are cancelling campouts and in-person meetings, but that doesn’t mean Scouting stops. Bob Trejo, Scoutmaster of Troop 98 of Whitpain Township, Pa., shared…

Whitney M. Young Banquet Rescheduled

Talakto Scouters, The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Banquet Committee met today (via teleconference) and made a decision to select Friday, 29 May 2020, as the rescheduled date for the Whitney M. Young, Jr,…

OA Conclave Postponed

Brothers, As you are aware, the recent outbreak of COVID-19 (a strain of coronavirus) has caused many events to be canceled across our nation. The leadership of SR-9 has been…

Scout Help Needed – IndyCar Race

Mr. Hunter Pickett is looking for Scouts to help with the opening flag ceremony for the Sunday,  April 5th IndyCar race at Barber’s Motorsports Park.   This event requires 40-50 Cubs,…