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Now Accepting Nominations for Silver Beaver Award

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest honor that a Council can bestow on a volunteer Scouter. This award recognizes continuous service to youth over a sustained tenure in the…

COVID Update – May 15

Based on information we have received from the State of Alabama, CDC and other resources we offer the following update: Units are allowed to resume their meetings and activities but…

Online Merit Badge Classes – May 18 – 22

The Greater Alabama Council is pleased to continue to offer Scouts the opportunity to earn advancement from home. During May we will offer several exciting merit badges for your Scout….

Thank You Campaign for Local Healthcare Heroes

A local Scouter is asking for help in creating a “Thank You” video to give to the heroes in the medical fields at Huntsville Hospital and other places. He asks…

No RT or PPC on May 7

After further discussion with committee members and Key 3, we will not be hosting a Round Table or Program Preview Conference meeting on May 7th.  We will have our District…

Online Merit Badge Classes

The Greater Alabama Council is pleased to continue to offer Scouts the opportunity to earn advancement from home. During May we will offer several exciting merit badges for your Scout….

Program Planning Kick-off moved to June

Dear Scouting Families, Program Planning Kick-off & Trainings are being moved from May Roundtables to June Roundtables. This training is designed to help your unit develop a strong annual program…

Scouting Perseveres – Help others do the same.

For over 110 years the Boy Scouts of America has taught our nation’s youth to face adversity, overcome challenges and to do their best! We have faced the Spanish Flu, two…

Did you Miss Digital Day Camp?

Did you miss the week of Digital Day Camp? Are you looking for a quick refresher on the bowline with Jack, Sailing Program Mate at the Florida Sea Base? Still…

“Back to Scouting” Update

Scout Service Center Operations in Birmingham and Huntsville.Beginning Monday, May 4th we will reopen the Scout Service Center in Huntsville and Birmingham. We will operate with minimum staff in each office to…

Letter from the Scout Executive

Dear Greater Alabama Council leaders and families:  This is an important update for Greater Alabama Council leaders and families. As we indicated in our previous communications, we will continue to update you as…

BSA Virtual Camp-In

The BSA is organizing a virtual camp-in. Everyone is invited to this event on May 2, day-long digital event featuring fun activities, special guests, and more. For more information, visit…