July 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: UPDATE
 
The best part of Scouting is the outing, and the best part of Cub Scouting is the Day Camp! We're pleased to announce our Camp in a Box Kits will be ready to distribute and ship in mid-July. If you selected the "Office Pick-up" option, you will receive an email detailing which office you can go to to get your kit.

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: Fish Camp 2020!

This August 28-30 at beautiful Camp Jackson, the GAC will be hosting its first Fish Camp for Adult Leaders and youth 13 and older! This weekend long event will feature advancement opportunities for Scouts BSA and Venturing youth as well as skills instruction for Adults and youth to help you bring fishing and angling to your Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship, or District's annual program!

Fish Camp is open to Cub Scout Leaders as a way to learn more about fishing and how to integrate this timeless, quintessential Scouting activity into your Pack and Den meetings.

Headed up by two, BSA Certified Angling Instructors, this weekend course will help you learn casting techniques, how to read water conditions, proper baits, equipment overview, skills games, and much more!
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!
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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!