Epic Experience at Vulcan Baloo/iOLS Training

Epic Experience at Vulcan Baloo/iOLS Training

The multi-District, or shall we refer to it as the “Greater Alabama Council” Baloo and IOLS course this weekend was an epic training experience. The design of the staff was deliberately engineered to pool veteran trainers and new Wood Badge participants working on...
Mobile Youth Protection Trainers Needed

Mobile Youth Protection Trainers Needed

The Vulcan District Training Chair is interviewing “mobile YPT trainers” to help deliver the YPT training to local units to help boost their trained adult leaders in a traditional classroom environment. Any registered Vulcan or Three Rivers adult leader with interest...
Welcome Troop 86 Green to the Vulcan District

Welcome Troop 86 Green to the Vulcan District

Welcome Vulcan Districts newest troop, Troop 86 Green. This is the first female troop in the Vulcan District and one of two original female troops in the Greater Alabama Council. The other is Troop 219 in Helena in Shelby District and a third has just started in...
Just a walk in the park

Just a walk in the park

On Saturday, December 22 some of us met at the Waffle House at 5:30 AM outside of Oak Mountain State Park for a hardy breakfast before meeting the others in our group of 43 Scouts and Scouters and proceeding to the South Trailhead where we began hiking at 7:00...
Finances of the BSA

Finances of the BSA

To:  Scouting Volunteers and Families, Greater Alabama Council. From:  J.T.Dabbs, Scout Executive RE: Finances of the BSA On Wednesday, December 12th a Wall Street Journal article stated that National BSA has hired a bankruptcy attorney in light of the costs of...
What A Day It Was! Vulcan District 100-mile Bike Ride

What A Day It Was! Vulcan District 100-mile Bike Ride

Tom McCanna (T538 Shelby District) Rob McCanna T538, Andrew McCanna T538, Charles Sands T76, Walden Knott Crew 2010, James Myers T28, David Knott T86, Arman Lalani T76, Patrick McCarty T76, Joe McCarty T76, Matthew Cather T28, Josh Dobelbower T76, Chris Dobelbower...
100 Mile Qualification Ride

100 Mile Qualification Ride

Scouts and adults from Troops 28,86, 76 and Crew 2010 finished the 100-mile qualification ride on the first Sunday of qualifying. We will meet again next Sunday, October 21 at 1:30 at the visitors center outside the Oak Mountain main gate. We expect to have another...
Fall Updates in the Vulcan District

Fall Updates in the Vulcan District

NEW Youth Protection Training Effective October, 1st 2018 all registered adults are required to have the NEW Youth Protection Training. Those without it will be dropped off of their rosters in this year’s recharter cycle. Please take this training to maintain your BSA...

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