August 2020
Cub Chatter
Greater Alabama Council, BSA
Get the low-down on exciting program happenings for Cub Scouts and their families!

The Cub Chatter is your quick-source for Cub-themed opportunities and exciting events across the Greater Alabama Council and beyond. Published monthly, the Cub Chatter is distributed to Scouts and Scouters who are involved in or interested in the Cub Scout program.

Cub Adventure Boxes: THEY'RE HERE!
 
Camp kits are now in the Huntsville and Birmingham Offices, waiting for you to come get them! Please be sure to coordinate with your pick-up location to avoid traffic jams and confusion.

Birmingham office: 205-970-0251

Huntsville office: 256-883-7071
Family Fun Fest this Saturday!


Join Scouts and Scouters from across the country for a Facebook Live event on August 8th and on September 12th! Family Fun Fest is a wonderful opportunity to see everything that Scouting has to offer and can even help you when you talk to your friends about the adventure of Scouting! This is an event you don't want to miss!

Its time to Join Scouting!
 
Its time to get ready for fall recruiting by joining the National Recruiting Webinars happening this summer. These regular, one-hour sessions will cover topics important to recruiting in 2020, including geofencing,  BeAScout.org , Zoom 101, online registration, and much more. Plus, the hosts will answer your questions!
 
All Webinars begin at 7pm Central on Zoom. The schedule and links for each webinar are on the buttons below.
Birmingham and Huntsville Scout Shops Now Open!
 
Good news! The Huntsville and Birmingham Scout Shops are open to serve you and your Scouting needs! The shops have modified hours and a modified schedule, so please take note:
 
Tuesday-Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Are you looking for ways to keep Scouting while you're at home? We have compiled a resource page for you to keep the adventure going! You'll be able to find 30-Day Challenges and more on our resource page. To access the page, just click on the button below.
Save the date! Cub Safari 2020!

Cub Safari 2020 is scheduled for Sunday, October 4th at the Birmingham Zoo! This annual event is always a hit, and this year promises to be no different! More information will be coming soon, but be sure to mark the date on your calendar for this exciting trip to the Zoo!
Want to know more? Get trained!
Training Online
Want to know more about Cub Scouting, how your child's Den works the way it does, or how to help out with your pack? The BSA offers training courses online! Simply go to my.scouting.org or click the button below and create a free account to begin training and learning the ins and outs of Scouting!