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! BB-guns, Archery, Crafts, Sports, Field Sports and More!

Held in July.
4-days & 3-nights of FUN with an Aquatic’s focus. Complete Adventures! Swim! Archery! BB-Guns! and More! Held at Camp Comer!

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

Cub Scout Pinnacle Day

June 17th, 2023 at Camp Jackson 
Cost $35. 9am- 2pm.
Full day fun ! Hike the Pinnacle, Fishing, Shooting Sports, and More! 

June 10th, 2023 at Sloss Furnace 
Full day of Scouting fun including an IRON Pour! Shooting Sports, Museum, and more! 

Cub Scout Activity Day

June 27th at Oxford Lake
Cost $20. 9am – 2pm.
Fun day of Scouting fun including Fishing, Shooting Sports, and More! 

Held in Sept. & Oct. 
Join us for fishing, fun, prizes, and a patch! 

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!

Joy to the Woods

Dec 8-10th at Camp Sequoyah
2-night, 3-day camping opportunity with fun activities including Shooting Sports, holiday crafts and more! 

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

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!

Held in December at Camp Comer.
This weeklong camp offers a variety of merit badges, Eagle bound, program activities, climbing, shooting sports, campfires, and much more!

Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2023
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. 

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.

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!

Full Throttle Weekend

April 26-28 at Camp Sequoyah
This is a normal Troop campout except that our Staff will open our program areas! Swimming, Boating! Shooting Sports! Climbing! and more! Cost $10

Summer Camp Service Days

May 10-12 at Camp Comer
May 17-19 at Camp Sequoyah
Gain service hours by helping us get our camps ready for summer! Lunch is provided and you can make it a campout!

Merit Badge Days:

August 12th at Jefferson State Community College- Valleydale Campus.  Event begins at 7am and will conclude by 4pm.
4600 Valleydale Road
Birmingham, AL 35242

Registration closes on August 9th.


Held in September and organized by the Cherokee District. Exact date and location will be announced in the spring. 

In partnership with the Barber Motorsports Museum. This interactive program is offered multiple times during the year.

Held in Winter each year

Organized by the Shelby District. This year’s Merit Badge Day will be at Thompson High School in Alabaster.

Merit Badge College

Held in conjunction with University of Scouting. 

MB Day - 3 River's District

Held in February each year.

Organized by the Three River’s District.

Saturday, August 26th 2023
Organized by Troop 20 and the Southern Museum of Flight. Program begins at 9am and runs until 2pm.

Southern Museum of Flight
4343 73rd Street North
Birmingham, AL 35206

Saturdays this Fall
Engineering Merit Badge Days will be hosted August 26th, November 18th, and December 9th.  For more details and registration visit Barber Motorsports Museum on the web.


Saturday, October 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. 

Saturday, Feb 28th 2023
rganized by the Mulberry and Arrowhead  Districts.

This year’s location is Calhoun Community College in Tanner, AL.  

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.

Held the second week of November. Scout gather food in their community to help those who suffer from food insecurity.

Scouting’s religious awards program gives Scouts a chance to explore their faith. The curriculum is created by each denomination.

Our Council is a Certifying Organization for youth and adults who have earned the award. Contact

The Congressional Award recognizes initiative, service, and achievement in America’s youth. 

For Youth, Adults, & Organizations. The BSA’s highest conservation award available. 

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is held annually the third weekend in October. Scouts use amateur radio and internet to connect with other Scouts and hams around the world.

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. 

 Messengers of Peace is a global initiative designed to inspire millions of young men and women in more than 220 countries and territories to work toward peace.

For Adults. Wood Badge is the highest level of Scout leadership training and provides you with the tools to be a superior leader.

For Adults. Annual training event offering more than 100 classes taught by volunteers who share their knowledge and passion.

High Adventure Training for Adults and youth 14+. From Scuba, Caving, Biking, Climbing, Kayaking, Shooting Sports and more!