Category Archives: Upcoming Events

upcoming events and activities of interest to all

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…

Spring Fellowship

Spring Fellowship is coming up this weekend, May 3-5, at the beautiful Camp Sequoyah! At this event, there will be football, ultimate frisbee, slip n’ slide kickball, fellowship, patch trading, and…

Scouts Day at Space and Rocket Center

Join the U.S. Space and Rocket Center for an exciting day of space exploration for Scouts BSA Day, April 20, 2019! Explore the museum, including our new exhibit, “Apollo: When…

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…

Exploring District Golf Tournament

Save the date!  The 2019 Exploring District Golf Tournament, sponsored by Saw’s Juke Joint, is set for Tuesday, May 14th, at Oxmoor Valley/Robert Trent Jones Golf Course! Look for more information…

Eagle Class of 2018 (and 1969) Recognition Day

On May 4th, the GAC will be honoring members of the Eagle Scout Class of 2018 and 1969! Festivities will be held at the Charles T. Clayton Scout Service Center…

Rocket Launch for New Cubs

If you joined Cub Scouts in 2018 or 2019, we wanted to welcome you into Scouting with a free rocket launch. We provide the rocket, you build it, and we…

SCUBA Camp

Attention all Scouts ages 13-17 who are interested in learning to Scuba Dive!  A generous adult Eagle Scout has offered Scholarships for 6 Boy Scouts to participate in Family Dive…

Capture the Flag – Camp Sequoyah

  Capture the Flag- Camp Sequoyah   Your adrenaline rushes as you race through the woods. Inching closer to the other teams base. The flag is in sight. Will you…

Merit Badge College Opportunities

1)   Badge-o-mania 2019–   402 East McCord Ave. Albertville Al 35950 16 Feb 2019 Link : http://www.meritbadge.info/mbn/EventDetails.aspx?ID=7D3A1B2E-486D-4F2F-B65B-731659AC4C6D   2) Auburn Merit Badge College– Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity will be…

ScoutReach Cultures Day

Talakto Leaders,   Attached is the Leaders’ Guide for the ScoutReach Cultural Day Activities event scheduled for Saturday, 23 February 2019, to be held at Alabama A&M University.  Early bird…