Mountain Lake District (GAC)
Mountain Lake District, a district of the Greater Alabama Council serves Boy Scouts in Jackson and Marshall Counties. The Mountain Lake District is also home to the beautiful Camp Jackson in Scottsboro, AL.
District Roundtable meets on the 2nd Thursday each month at ___. Roundtable provides supplemental training for volunteers at the unit level. The objectives of roundtables are to provide leaders with program ideas, information on policy and events, training opportunities, and an enhanced network of contacts and other resources while also providing unit leaders with a voice in formulating direction at the district level.
- See also Mountain Lake District -
Visit the District Roundtable (above) to get more information about these and other scouting units in this area.
Cub Scout Packs
Cub Scouts holds weekly activities for youth ages 6-10. Contact either the unit or it's sponsor to get more information back in 72 hours.
- Pack 533 - Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church - Birmingham AL - Cub dens for Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webeloes.
Boy Scout Troops
Boy Scouts- Weekly meetings / monthly outtings / annual summer adventure trips. Scouting builds life and leadership skills for boys ages 11-17. Contact either the unit or it's sponsor to get more information back in 72 hours.
Venturing hold weekly activities for youth ages 14-20. Most units are co-ed and have a venturing theme. Contact either the unit or it's sponsor to get more information back in 72 hours.
Exploring Posts hold weekly activities for youth ages 14-20. Most units are co-ed and have a venturing theme. Contact either the unit or it's sponsor to get more information back in 72 hours.
Sea Scouts hold weekly activities for youth ages 14-20. Most units are co-ed and have a venturing theme. Contact either the unit or it's sponsor to get more information back in 72 hours.
Parks & Recreation
- Cathedral Caverns State Park, located in Marshall County in Northeast Alabama is home to some of the largest underground cavern formations in the greater southeast. Camping, hiking and backcountry trails are also here.
Many of those locations offer discounts for scouting units and families :
- Camp Sequoyah - (Greater Alabama Council) - a 1,447 acres traditional camp in east central Alabama, near Cheaha State Park. Part of Frank Spain Scout Reservation and home of the Sequoyah Sidewinder.
- Camp Jack Wright - Primitive Camp: Located adjacent to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park with more than 1,500 acres in three counties set aside for hiking, camping and outdoor recreation.
- Camp Comer - main attractions include the cool summer temperature, beautiful Lake Republic, rocks, and a mountain atmosphere.
- Camp Jackson - a 515-acre primitive camp located 5 miles east of Scottsboro on the Tennessee River at Jones Cove.
More local area camping opportunities can be found at the following:
This district is part of The Greater Alabama Council, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, and serves youth members and volunteer leaders through Scout units in Central Alabama. It is a local council (#001) of the Boy Scouts of America, created in the 1990s through the merger of several smaller councils.