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…

Popcorn – warehouse needed

Popcorn is around the corner and I am needing some assistance in locating a warehouse to have our popcorn delivered.  There will be two deliveries September 13th, and November 15th….

Lodge News

Are you interested in taking your Advising or Leadership skills to the next level in the OA? This November, the Southern Region is hosting the Developing Youth Leadership Conference (DYLC)…

NYLT Registration Closed

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in…

Safety Moment – Hiking

As summer approaches, packs, troops and crews are gearing up for outdoor adventures big and small. One of the most common activities is hiking. Whether the trek is a few…

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

Youth Protection doesn’t just cover adult-on-youth interactions, it also deals with peer interactions. One of the most important aspects of peer-focused Youth Protection is bullying.Bullying is, by any definition, the…

Summer – part of the Journey to Excellence

The Journey to Excellence (JTE) is BSA’s method for annual planning and continual improvement. By working to achieve the JTE, we improve the delivery of the great Scouting program we…

ScoutsBSA Video Contest

Do you want to be a part of history? As a member of Scouts BSA, you can! On June 3rd we kicked off our first ever Scouts BSA Video Contest…

Coosa Lodge goes to Camp

Summer Camp has begun today for both Camp Comer and Camp Sequoyah. It may be summer and time for camp but that’s no reason OA activities need to stop. Both…