Advancement Changes during COVID-19

The BSA has a message to young people concerned that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will prevent them from completing Eagle Scout rank requirements before their 18th birthday: Don’t worry; we’ve…

A Message from JT Dabbs

A Message from Scout Executive, JT Dabbs. Thanks to our Scouting Family, scouts, volunteers, family members, and donors for all you are doing during this difficult time. Please let us know…

Merit Badge Madness

In the spirit of March and brackets, you have a chance to play “Merit Badge Madness”- a merit badge based bracket competition to find the most epic, most fun, and…

First Responder Weekend

This September the Greater Alabama Council will host a First Responder Weekend for Scouts, BSA Troops and members. Themed upon Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement, Scouts will have an opportunity…

Cub Family Camp

Calling All Cub Families!The Greater Alabama Council is pleased to introduce Cub Family Camp a new event geared to the whole family! Mark your calendars for July 23-26 at Comer…

Special Jamboree on the Internet

Special Jamboree on the Internet!School’s been canceled. Restaurants are closed. Libraries are closed. The gym’s closed. Scouts? Still going strong! Join us on April 3-5 for an opportunity to talk…

Stuck at Home? You can still do Scouting.

n times of crisis, Scouts find a way to adapt. We’re hearing from Scouts and leaders across the country who have found creative ways to keep on Scouting even while practicing social distancing (staying…

Wood Badge Postponed

District Leaders, Jimmy Sneddon, the course director for the upcoming Wood Badge course, has asked me to send the following excerpt to you.  It is unfortunate, but given the current…

Board of Review by telecon

The board of review, like most aspects of Scouting, works best in person. But sometimes, for a number of legitimate reasons, that’s not an option. That’s why, as outlined in…

Keep Scouting Going – Remotely

With the concerns of COVID-19 spreading, units are cancelling campouts and in-person meetings, but that doesn’t mean Scouting stops. Bob Trejo, Scoutmaster of Troop 98 of Whitpain Township, Pa., shared…

Camporee Registration Open

2020 camporee registration is now openClick the button below to access the Leader Guide. Leader Guide

Whitney M. Young Banquet Rescheduled

Talakto Scouters, The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Banquet Committee met today (via teleconference) and made a decision to select Friday, 29 May 2020, as the rescheduled date for the Whitney M. Young, Jr,…