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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

It is time to start planning your unit’s next year of Scouting adventures! We have all the resources to help you create an amazing annual plan!

July 19-22 at Camp Comer.
Waterfront & Aquatics! That’s what this 4-day, 3-night adventure is all about! Registration is now open! 

July 16-19 at Camp Comer.
4 days & 3 nights of FUN! Get a taste of Scouts BSA summer camp! Complete Webelos Adventures! Held at Camp Comer!

Held in June.
It’s Off to the Races at this year’s Day camp! BB-guns, Archery, Crafts, Sports, Field Sports and More! Multiple locations to attend.

June 10th at Sloss Furnace 
Full day of Cub Scout fun including an IRON Pour! Archery, Sling-Shots, Museum, and more! 

Join us for a Year-Long Celebration!

The Greater Alabama Council turns 25!  Throughout the year, there will be events and activities celebrating this milestone year!

June 25-30 at Camp Westmoreland.
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is a six day, five night course that gives Scouts methods, skills and experiences to become better leaders in their unit.

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!

Help families get to Camp by participating in our Camp Card Sale! Camp Cards are available, pick them up today!

Oct 6-8; Nov 3-5
High Adventure Training for Adults and youth 14+. From Scuba, Caving, Biking, Climbing, Kayaking, Shooting Sports and more! 

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.


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