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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!

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! 

2024 Summer Camp Staff Interviews

Open interviews for the 2024 Summer Camp Staff will be held at the Birmingham Scout Office on January 6th & the Huntsville Scout Office on January 20th.  Click on the location nearest you to schedule an interview!

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

March 20 – 24 at Camp Comer
April 20-21 at Camp Comer

Registration is open for the 2024 Wood Badge Course.  Adult Scouters who want to take their leadership skills to the next level should register today!

We’re looking to grow our team!  We have openings for a Camp Ranger at Camp Sequoyah and a District Executive- ScoutReach in the Birmingham area.  

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 1 in Oneonta
June 23-29 at Camp Comer

The Kodiak Challenge is advanced leadership training for you men and women in a high adventure setting where skills get put to the test!

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