Category Archives: Upcoming Events

upcoming events and activities of interest to all

Talakto Unit and Leader Awards Nominations, Tickets

As a reminder, the Talakto District Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, 11 January 2020, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Airport Road.  Tickets will be available starting this Thursday…

Scouting Giving Tree

During the holiday season, we usually think of family and friends, and maybe supporting some organizations that help those with less blessings than us. Let’s also help some Scouts who…

Capture the Flag

Your heart races as the flag is in your sight. You move to the left to avoid a member of the opposite team. Your pulse quickens as you come closer…

Jamboree on the Air – Oct. 19

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams…

Scout Day at SRC – Oct. 12

Join the U.S. Space & Rocket CenterFor Boy Scout Day October 12, 2019!  $20 ticket includes:–Scout Patch–‘Apollo: When We Went to the Moon’ Exhibit–‘ISS: Science on Orbit’ Exhibit• Moon Shot Simulator*–G-Force…

Jamboree On The Air – Oct. 19

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams…

Hawk Day – Oct. 5

Hawk Day is coming up this Saturday at Camp Westmoreland. Work will begin at 8:00 am and lunch will be provided.

Rocket Day, 12 Oct.

Make – up session. For new Cub Scouts, each new Scout will receive a rocket and an opportunity to build and launch it. What a great way to launch a…

Jamboree on the Air – 19 Oct.

Planning is underway to offer a great demonstration of radio communications at the Jamboree on the Air, held around the world on 19 October. In our council, we plan to…

Day Camp – Registration and Staffing

Its that time of the Scouting Year, that Day Camp is being planned and we depend on you the volunteers to put on  a great program.   Currently we have 44…

JOTA 2019

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams…

Philmont 2020

In 2020, the Greater Alabama Council will have a Philmont Contingent. Crew 610-201’s adventure begins on 6/10/2020 and will conclude on 6/22/2020. If you are interested in filling a leadership…