2019 University of Scouting

Announcing the 2019 University of Scouting!This September 28th, the Greater Alabama Council is pleased to present the annual University of Scouting at Jefferson State Community College north of Birmingham. Come join…

BSA Parents

Scouting Parents are truly amazing people. Consistently, they go above and beyond- seeking out ways to help and trying to find ways to improve the Scouting program for our Scouts.Launched…

Camp Westmoreland Turns 90

Camp Westmoreland Turns 90!This year, Camp Westmoreland turns 90 years old! Westmoreland is one of the oldest Scout camps in the state, and one of the most historic Scout Camps…

Eagle Scout Class of 2018

The Class of 2018 Eagle Scout names are being prepared for the Eagle Wall at the Birmingham Service Center. If you are a parent or an Eagle Scout from 2018 please…

Youth Protection Safety Moment

Everyone needs a champion in their corner. cheering them on and supporting them in whatever the task. Youth Protection Training is no different, and to help with this, the BSA…

Summer Induction Weekend

We are now less than 2 weeks from the upcoming Summer Induction Weekend at Camp Comer. We hope to see plenty of support for this event from existing Arrowmen such…

Scoutbook should be your go-to app for your next den meeting

If you’re a den leader, you’re going to love the latest update to Scoutbook! The Boy Scouts of America’s online tool for tracking Scouting advancement just rolled out a new update that’s going…

World Jamboree from Home

In less than a week, the Summit Bechtel Reserve will welcome more than 40,000 Scouts and leaders from around the world for the 24th World Scout Jamboree. It will be a monumental event,…

Lodge Induction Weekend

August 9-11 is the Coosa Lodge summer induction weekend at Camp Comer. For Ordeal candidates, early bird registration is $50 with a late fee of $20 after July 26. For…

Flag Retirement – Aug. 3

Flag retirement event scheduled for August 3, Greater Alabama Council Scout Office, 2211 Drake Avenue.  From 9 a.m. to noon or when last flag is retired.  Bring your distressed flags to the…

Your Annual Program Plan

The BSA encourages each Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship, and Post to create an Annual Program Plan each year. Why? It’s a great tool. Consider this: Your Annual Program Plan is…

Meetings startup again

Folks, We will be starting up our monthly combined Talakto District Committee / Commissioner meeting next Thursday, 25 July 2019.  We will meet at the Lockheed facility on Bradford, staring…