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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 12-14, February 17-19, 2024 
Join fellow Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scouts in taking your leadership skills and abilities to the next level with National Youth Leadership Training!

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! 

Join us in honoring our veterans in the 76th annual National Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 11!  Follow along for details and more information!

December 8-10 at Camp Sequoyah.

Make plans to join in the holiday fun with the Cub Scout Joy to the Woods Holiday Campout!  Holiday cheer abounds at Camp Sequoyah this December!   

December 27 – 31 at Camp Comer

Registration is coming soon for Winter Camp 2023!  Highlights of this year’s camp include new Adult Leader Training options, and excursion options! 

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!

January 12-14, 2024
Join fellow Scouter-Anglers at Camp Jackson for a weekend-long training course filled with fishing, fish tales, and skill development! 

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