September 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.

Virtual American Values Luncheon
 
Join us for the first ever Virtual American Values Luncheon on Wednesday, September 9th! By clicking on the link below, you'll be able to access the keynote by NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Terry Bradshaw, and hear a story of an exceptional and inspiring Scout who saved the life of a young child! You don't want to miss this event!
Cub Haunted is an overnight camp-out for Cub Scouts at Camp Comer, Sequoyah and Westmoreland. It is a weekend full of games, crafts, good food, hay rides, BB guns, archery, costume contests, and FUN for the whole family! The ENTIRE family is welcome to attend!

Registration for Cub haunted is pre-registration only, and no walk-up registrations will be accepted this year.

To attend Cub Haunted this year, you will need the following items:
Completed BSA Health Form (Parts A&B), COVID-19 “At Risk” Camp/Activity Participant Statement, sleeping bag, pillow, personal toiletries, towel, washcloth, rain gear, extra clothes, and spending money for the Trading Post. Optional items can include: blanket, flashlight, and costume.

To learn more, access the Health and Medical Form, the COVID-19 Camp/Activity form, and to select your session of Cub Haunted, click here or click on the button below!
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Cub Scout Fishing Derby!
 
Calling all Cub Scouts and Families! You're invited to join us for fishing, fun, prizes, and a patch! Don't know how to fish? That's ok, we'll teach you! Poles, bait, and other supplies will be furnished, or you can bring your own! Join us at a Cub Scout Fishing Derby near you! Here are the details:
 
Cost: $10.00 per Scout (new Scouts), $5.00 per sibling or additional Scout.
Event times: All events start at 9am and end at 12pm.
 
Click here or on the button below to see dates and locations near you!

Fishing Derby Locations

September 12: Smith Lake Park- Cullman

September 26: Joe Wheeler State Park- Rogersville

October 3: Joe Tucker Park- Helena

October 3: Thorton Lakes- Hokes Bluff

October 10th: Camp Sequoyah- Delta

October 17: Aldridge Gardens- Hoover (NEW LOCATION!)

November 7: Camp Jackson- Scottsboro

November 7: Madison Co. Public Lake- Gurley
Family Fun Fest Saturday September 12th!


Join Scouts and Scouters from across the country for a Facebook Live event 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!
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.
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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!