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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

September & October
Join us for our annual Cub Scout Fishing Derbies!  A morning of fun, outdoors, and fishing at a lake near you!  Click here for locations and pre-registration information. 

Going on NOW!
Support your unit and Scouting adventures through our turn-key fundraiser!  Popcorn sales generate the funds your unit needs to have an exceptional year of Scouting fun! 

It is time for ghosts and goblins to prowl the woods of Camps Comer and Westmoreland!  Join us for a weekend of Cub Scouting fun and excitement this fall!

Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 at Camp Sequoyah.
Fish Camp is back for 2023!  Scouts BSA, Venturers, and Sea Scouts are invited to attend a weekend-long event working towards earning the BSA’s Complete Angler Award!

September 29 – October 1

Registration is now open for a weekend-long event with the Alabama Forestry Commission for Scouts BSA, Venturers, and Sea Scouts at Camp Sequoyah. 

A Scout is helpful.  Learn more about our annual Scouting for Food campaign taking place this October and November all across our Council.

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!

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