Troop 95’s Survival Campout

Troop 95’s Survival Campout

When you talk to Scouts or adults who were former Boy Scouts and you mention the words “Survival Campout”, one word consistently is mentioned: Memorable. On January 16, 2016, Troop 95 held a survival camp out and it was memorable. The scenario was that the Scouts were...
Adult Recognition Banquet 2016

Adult Recognition Banquet 2016

It was another great night as leaders from around the Vulcan District came together for the 2016 Vulcan District Adult Leader Recognition Banquet at Trinity United Methodist Church. The evening kicked off with an Opening Ceremony by Troop 97 scouts followed and...
Service Day 2016 – Avondale Park

Service Day 2016 – Avondale Park

Thanks to everyone who showed up at Avondale Park on January 9 for our annual Vulcan Day of Service. Land was cleared of privet and other invasive plants above the amphitheater and below the villa. The Boy Scouts had 56 youth and 19 adults attend. The Cub Scouts...
Polar Bear Award

Polar Bear Award

It was 1975 and the Vulcan District of the Birmingham Area Council, was having it’s Winter Camporee at Oak Mountain State Park. All I remember was attempting to sleep in a square top sleeping bag of unknown quality. I am sure it was purchased at Sears or Kmart and...
New Boy Scout requirements for 2016 now in effect

New Boy Scout requirements for 2016 now in effect

  It’s officially 2016, meaning the new Boy Scout rank requirements I’ve been blogging about for months are now official. Where can you find the requirements, when must your Scouts start using them and what are the big changes? You have questions, and we have answers....

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