The 26 Mile Polar Bears of Troop 320

The 26 Mile Polar Bears of Troop 320

Last month (February 2016), Troop 320 went on a fantastic three day, two night backpacking trip on the Pinhoti Trail. The trip was designed for older scouts and to prepare those who are going to Philmont this summer. There were 11 scouts and 5 adults on the trip. We...
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...
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...

We want your stories!

The Vulcan District website has a new feature which allows troops, packs and crews to submit stories and photos of their activities and achievements for publication on the VulcanDistrict.com Blog/News page.  Leaders, scribes and historians can submit stories about...

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