Vulcan District (GAC)

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2015 Vulcan District Camporee Patch

Vulcan District, a district of the Greater Alabama Council serves youth in "Over the Mountain Communities" of Homewood, Hoover, Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills, as well as Southside, Forest Park, Avondale & Redmont (all Southern suburbs of Birmingham AL - Jefferson County).

District Roundtable

District Roundtable meets on the 1st Thursday (6:30PM) each month at Southminster Presbyterian Church (on Hwy 31 in Vestavia Hills). 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.

District Calendar

Upcoming Events:

Registered Units

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. Arrowhead District Day Camps are offered at Point Mallard Park in Decatur, Alabama and at Sportsman Lake Park in Cullman, Alabama.

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 Crews

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.

  • Crew 2010 Canterbury UMC (Mountain Brook AL) - BSA Hi-Adventure Activities

Exploring

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

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.

Scouting Attractions

Parks & Recreation

  1. Wheeler NWR is a 35,000-acre wildlife refuge on the Tennessee River near Decatur AL. This wilderness of deep river channels and tupelo swamps is home to over 500 unique species of bird, fish, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. River treks, camping and hiking Trails.

Local Attractions

Many of those locations offer discounts for scouting units and families :

Government Agencies

Local Camping

More local area camping opportunities can be found at the following:

GAC Council

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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.

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