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Welcome to the Greater Alabama Council

Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, the Greater Alabama Council serves youth and adult volunteers in 20 counties in North & Central Alabama. We operate 5 camping properties, and have 2 offices. Our mission is to provide character development, citizenship training, and growth in physical, mental and spiritual fitness, to help create the next generation of leaders.

Events & Announcements

January 14-16 & February 18-20
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) will teach your Scouts methods, skills and experiences to make them stronger leaders!

February 24-26, 2023 at Camp Westmoreland.  Scouts BSA, Venturers, and Sea Scouts are invited to join in a historic, action-packed weekend!

Participation has outpaced expectations! Our Council has a limited number of spots left which will be filled on a first come bases. Registered Today!

Reservations are now open for 2023 Season! Register your troop and reserve your campsite today!

Reservations are now open for 2023 Season! Register your troop and reserve your campsite today!

Attention Leaders! Take your skills and expertise to the next level by attending University of Scouting on March 4th!

March 24-26 and April 22-23
For Adults. Wood Badge is the highest level of Scout leadership training and provides you with the tools to be a superior leader.

Help families get to Camp by participating in our Camp Card Sale! Camp Cards will be available in mid-February for units to pick up.

View the most current addition of the Digital Eagle, our Council’s monthly publication of events & announcements.

Join Scouting

From Kindergarten to age 20, boy or girl, there’s a program for you to have fun, be adventurous, and practice the values of leadership and service.

Donate to Scouting

Invest in the most proven program in Alabama delivering youth leadership training and character development, whether you give now or want to plan a gift for the future.

Shop the Scout Store

Choose from more than 200 items at one of our local Scout Shops,  from clothing to gear and more.

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Scouting Programs

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations, providing programs for young people that build character.

Youth grades K-5

Youth 11-17 years old

Co-ed 14-20 years old

Co-ed 14-20 years old

Co-ed 10-20 years old