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....
Bennett Clarke – Eagle Scout

Bennett Clarke – Eagle Scout

  On August 13, 2015, Bennett Clarke attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement awarded by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). A Court of Honor was held in recognition of his accomplishments on October 11, 2015, at Discovery United Methodist Church. A...
iOLS Training December 12-13 at Camp Tekakwitha

iOLS Training December 12-13 at Camp Tekakwitha

Vulcan District invites you to participate in the Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (“iOLS”), scheduled for December 12-13, 2015 at Camp Tekakwitha.  This is a fun-filled program of hands-on training presented in an outdoor setting for current or future Assistant...

National Veteran’s Day Parade 2015

National Veteran’s Day Parade 2015, Birmingham, AL Come participate in “The Largest Veterans Day Parade in America” Who: All Scouting Packs, Troops, and Crews can participate in the parade. What: A parade in downtown Birmingham honoring our Veterans. When: Wednesday,...

Find Training and Events on the Calendar

Of course you can find training and events on the Vulcan District calendar. Did you know that you can also find council events, council training and Coosa Lodge events on the Vulcan training calendar. First off there are two places you can find a calendar at...

BALOO Training in Three Rivers District

Have you been wanting to take BALOO training but haven’t been able to make the Vulcan District training? Do you have an upcoming cub scout campout is in danger of being cancelled because you do not have any BALOO trained leaders? We’ve got you covered....

Scouting University is March 5, 2016

Save The Date!  Scouting University is March 5, 2016 We are happy to announce that Scouting University (formerly University of Scouting) will be returning to Wallace State Community College in Hanceville on March 5, 2016. Mark your calendar and encourage your adult...

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