BSA’s Commitment to Act Against Racial Injustice

Dear Scouting family,  As our country reckons with racial injustice, we all must consider our role and our failures and commit to meaningful action.  The twelve points of the Scout…

Scouting is Open Again (with caution)

Your Scouting group can now meet in person! All Scouting activities should follow state and local guidelines regarding in-person gatherings. All Council camping properties are now open. The Birmingham and Huntsville Offices…

Membership Fee Increase Update

National BSA has worked diligently to keep the National annual membership fee as low as possible. However, operating costs have continued to rise while COVID-19 has compounded the need to increase the fee…

Fish Camp 2020

This August 28-30 at beautiful Camp Jackson, the GAC will be hosting its first Fish Camp for Adult Leaders and youth 13 and older! This weekend long event will feature…

Virtual OA Call Out Ceremonies

Virtual Order of the Arrow Call Out Ceremonies!The Greater Alabama Council and Coosa Lodge will be offering a virtual call out ceremony for those Scouts who cannot attend camp this…

Scout Shop Open

Birmingham and Huntsville Scout Shops Now Open!  Good news! The Huntsville and Birmingham Scout Shops are open to serve you and your Scouting needs! The shops have modified hours and…

Virtual Program Planning Conference

i hope everyone is doing well today. Scheduled this week  Thursday June 4th, 7:00p.m. we will be hosting our first Virtual Planning Preview Conference.   During this meeting we will show videos on how…

Program Planning

Did your Scouts have the Mountaintop Scouting experience last year? Did your Scouts miss out on any fun activities because the unit didn’t have a plan? Did families and Scouts…

Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Banquet

Talakto Scouters, Due to the uncertainty of when we will have the ability to host groups in larger numbers, we have moved the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Banquet to Friday,…

Cub Adventure Boxes

The best part of Scouting is the outing, and the best part of Cub Scouting is the Day Camp! We’re developing Cub Adventure boxes to help your family, your Den,…

Camp Connected

We shop online, receive our news from online sources, go online for entertainment, and stay connected to friends and family through online social media. So why not camp online? The…

Camp Cards for Frontline Heroes

Please join with us in recognizing our local heroes by purchasing a $10 Camp Card that we will donate to a local hero. Nurses, Police Officers, and Firefighters, could all…