Activities & Programs

From Cub Scout Day Camp to Merit Badge Academies, our Scouts have unlimited opportunities to learn, impact and explore their communities. We offer a variety of activities- both educational and fun- that Scouts and their families can participate in individually or with their unit. New activities are added often, so be sure to check back. 

For Cub Scouts:

Held in June.
All Cub Scouts should attend day camp! It is the highlight of the year! Stay tuned for details on Day Camp 2022!

July 21-23 at Camp Comer. This is a 3-day 2-night experience for all cub Scout families! Complete Adventures! Swim! Archery! BB-Guns! and More! Held at Beautiful Camp Comer!

4 days & 3 nights of FUN! Get a taste of Scouts BSA summer camp! Complete Webelos Adventures! Held at Beautiful Camp Comer!

Held in April. 
Get ready for adventure! Camp with your family. Exciting activities for ALL Cub Scouts and the entire family! 

Held in October. 
Get ready for a spooktacular time at camp!  Shooting sports, games, hay rides, and more! An adventure the whole family will enjoy!

Cub Scout Shoot Out

Held in November.
Cub Scouts will earn the Shooting Sports Badge and Pins for their rank/age! Held at Camp Sequoyah.

Held in December. 
Everyone in the family is invited to join us for a day of seasonal fun at Camp Sequoyah. 

Held in October. 
Join us for fishing, fun, prizes, and a patch! Don’t know how to fish? That’s ok! We’ll teach you! Prizes for the Biggest Fish, Smallest Fish, & Ugliest Fish!

For Scouts BSA & Venturers:

Serving Scouts since 1966, Camp Comer is a Blast! This mountainous 1000 acre BSA Summer Camp offers a pinnacle summer camp experience for your youth!

Located on the edge of the Talladega National Forest at the base of Alabama’s tallest mountain, Camp Sequoyah BSA summer camp is a wilderness destination with amazing program offerings!

May 7th & Oct 15th

Scouts will earn the Mining and Society Merit Badge and requirements for the American Labor and American Heritage Merit Badges. In Partnership with Vulcan Park and Sloss Furnaces. 

August 26-28 at Camp Jackson.
This high adventure based canoe trek will take Scouts down the scenic Tennessee River for a great day of paddling, fellowship, and fun. 

July 19-28, 2023
Over 40,000 Scouts will attend and participate in all kinds of adventures including stadium shows, pioneer village, hikes, adventure sports, patch trading, and more!

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.

Held in early October.
This weekend event takes place at Camp Sequoyah. Scouts will work on earning Fishing, Fly Fishing, and Fish & Wildlife Management Merit Badges as well as work toward the BSA’s Angler Award. 

Merit Badge Academy

Merit Badge Days or Academies are offered throughout the year. All events will be listed here, check back often for dates and registration information.

Held in December

This weeklong camp offers a variety of merit badges, Eagle bound, program activities, climbing, shooting sports, campfires, and much more!

Service, Experiences, & Awards

Winding through downtown Birmingham, visit 6 sites in the Civil Rights District. The Award is available to all who complete the requirements.

Each December the International Peace Light (flame) will be in our Council Scout Shops. Scouts and families may light a candle from the International Peace Light and take the flame with them.