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Get Ready for Registration On-Line

The Boy Scouts of America offers on online application process for youth and adults that can be completed from start to finish without a single piece of paper changing hands….

Scouts can earn the Congressional Award

In Congress, it’s the rare subject about which there’s unanimous agreement. It’s the Congressional Award, the highest recognition Congress bestows on young people. To qualify, a young person must meet certain…

BSA Recruiting Webinar

The July 9th edition of he recruiting webinar series will focus on BeAScout.org and the Invitation Manager. To sign up, go to this website.

BSA Recalls some Outdoor Activity Pins

The Boy Scouts of America today announced a voluntary recall of Cub Scout Outdoor Activity pins that depict a gold animal paw painted on a blue background sold between April 2016 and…

Scouting is Open Again (with caution)

Your Scouting group can now meet in person! All Scouting activities should follow state and local guidelines regarding in-person gatherings. All Council camping properties are now open. The Birmingham and Huntsville Offices…

Membership Fee Increase Update

National BSA has worked diligently to keep the National annual membership fee as low as possible. However, operating costs have continued to rise while COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee…

Virtual OA Call Out Ceremonies

Virtual Order of the Arrow Call Out Ceremonies!The Greater Alabama Council and Coosa Lodge will be offering a virtual call out ceremony for those Scouts who cannot attend camp this…

Scout Shop Open

Birmingham and Huntsville Scout Shops Now Open!  Good news! The Huntsville and Birmingham Scout Shops are open to serve you and your Scouting needs! The shops have modified hours and…

Virtual Program Planning Conference

i hope everyone is doing well today. Scheduled this week  Thursday June 4th, 7:00p.m. we will be hosting our first Virtual Planning Preview Conference.   During this meeting we will show videos on how…

Program Planning

Did your Scouts have the Mountaintop Scouting experience last year? Did your Scouts miss out on any fun activities because the unit didn’t have a plan? Did families and Scouts…

Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Banquet

Talakto Scouters, Due to the uncertainty of when we will have the ability to host groups in larger numbers, we have moved the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Banquet to Friday,…

Cub Adventure Boxes

The best part of Scouting is the outing, and the best part of Cub Scouting is the Day Camp! We’re developing Cub Adventure boxes to help your family, your Den,…