Advance-O-Rama 2017 was a big success

Advance-O-Rama 2017 was a big success

Advance-O-Rama 2017 was another big success. Not only did we have many courses taught during two sessions at Canturbury United Methodist Church, but we had courses off-site that included Architecture, Dentistry, Fire Safety, Swimming and Sculpture. We also taught...
Amazing Lesson in American Politics

Amazing Lesson in American Politics

At this month’s Vulcan District Roundtable those of us who were on the Jamboree Staff were asked about the President’s visit to the Jamboree. We shared the same response. The following day we heard nothing from the Scouts and the Venturers about the visit....
Roundtable is back from summer break

Roundtable is back from summer break

Monthly Roundtable Meetings will resume on Thursday, August 3rd.  Meetings will be the first Thursday of the month at Southminster Presbyterian (1124 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216) from  6:30pm to 8:00pm.  All leaders are invited to attend. We will have...

24th World Scout Jamboree in 2019

It’s official! The USA World Scout Jamboree Contingent Website is now online! Help get the word out to your Scouts! The BSA Contingent has room for only 7,200 Scouts. With over 25,000 Scouts from 160 countries living side-by-side. You are sure to meet amazing guys and...
Fairfield Cleanup Volunteers Needed

Fairfield Cleanup Volunteers Needed

On June 21, an EF-1 tornado struck Fairfield, affecting over 300 families and leaving a lot of debris and property damage. They have an urgent need for clean-up volunteers and have also asked for donations of helpful items. Here is how you can volunteer: Groups — not...
Meet our new International Camp Staffers

Meet our new International Camp Staffers

The Greater Alabama Council is proud to announce our two International Camp Staffers who will be spending the summer at Camp Comer and Camp Sequoyah. Make sure to welcome them to Alabama when your troop visits one of these camps this summer. Elba Ortuno Catacora Camp...

Daniel Massie — Eagle Scout

On May 11, 2017, Daniel Massie, of Troop 93, attained the rank of Eagle Scout. Daniel’s project was a grassroots endeavor to collect art supplies in an effort to help children struggling through traumatic diseases and injuries. Daniel’s hope is that children might be...
BSA Lifeguard Instructor Manual 2017

BSA Lifeguard Instructor Manual 2017

There is a new Rollout for the 2017 BSA Lifeguard. The Outdoor Programs Group and the Aquatics Task Force are announcing the release of revised BSA Lifeguard requirements. There is also a new companion BSA Lifeguard Instructor Manual. The updated application and...

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