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Safety Moment – Hiking

As summer approaches, packs, troops and crews are gearing up for outdoor adventures big and small. One of the most common activities is hiking. Whether the trek is a few…

Youth Protection Safety Moment – Cyber Chip

Youth Protection doesn’t just cover trips to camp, meetings, and other functions- it even extends into the internet and social media.With summer here, our youth may find themselves spending more…

Upgrades to Internet Advancement

Good news for unit leaders who use Internet Advancement to track their Scouts’ progress along the Scouting trail. The BSA has introduced an array of upgrades designed to make your…

How new Scouts BSA members can request an Eagle Scout extension

A young person doesn’t have to become an Eagle Scout to have a life-changing experience in Scouting. But you can bet some Scouts in your troop will set their sights…

Car Show and Camping Sale at Scout Shop

We will be hosting the north Alabama AACA car show on Saturday from 8am – 12pm.  I got to check this event out last year and they had a ton…

How to Visit Jamboree for a Day

This summer, get a taste of the worldwide fellowship of Scouting without even leaving the country. Day passes for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree are now available, giving everyone a chance…

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Lunar landing. In 1969, three men, led by Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong, embarked on a historic journey atop the mighty Saturn V rocket…

2019 Popcorn Sales

2019 Popcorn sales are coming soon! Selling popcorn is an excellent way for Scouts to pay for their year of Scouts! Are your Scouts members of a Scouts BSA Troop?…

Lodge Events

The August Induction weekend is just around the corner! Taking place August 9-11 at Camp Comer, this is an excellent opportunity for you and the youth of your unit to…

World Jamboree – 2 spots available

There are two spots available in the Alabama troop to go to the World Jamboree at the Summit in July. Cost is about $2500 for the entire 11 day trip….

Scout Shop – Discounts for new Cub Uniforms

Save 25% on blue Cub Scout shirt when purchasing blue Cub Scout pants. Contact your local Scout Shop for more information

Walt Whitacre – Gone Home

It is with great sadness that I let everyone know that Walt Whitacre passed away this morning. Walt has been a a great Scouter for many, many years in Madison…