Events

District Roundtable

Roundtable is a monthly program offered by each District that gives leaders hands-on experience and provides a forum for leaders to offer and receive help from their fellow Scouters. Unit leaders, committee members, chartered organization representatives (CORs) and commissioners are encouraged to attend.

Baldwin Roundtable will be held Thursday September 1, 7pm

Five Rivers Roundtable will be held Thursday September 8, 7pm


Five Rivers District Fall Camporee

It's time to put your Scouting survival skills to the test as you battle the dangers and horrors that await you at the Five Rivers District Fall Camporee. Word is that there are zombies that have been seen around Camp Maubila, and Scouts need to be prepared to fend them off.

Register online here

Leaders Guide

September 23-25, 2022


Order of the Arrow Fall Ordeal

Fall Ordeal is coming up soon. Registration is now open, don't delay. Register at the Council office or on Eventbrite.

Register online here

2022 Fall Ordeal Member Letter


Scouting For Food

Annual food drive to benefit local families. This is a two-part activity: individual scouts, patrols, or entire units walk around their community to distribute empty bags, then collect filled bags and boxes the following Saturday. All nonperishable food items are brought by scouts/units to participating Greer's markets. Bags will be distributed to units at their October District Roundtable.

Reserve your unit's bags here

October 29- bags distributed to neighborhoods

November 5- bags collected and taken to participating Greer's


Wood Badge

Wood Badge is an advanced, national leadership course open only to Scouting volunteers and professionals.

The Course is over 2 weekends.

Weekend 1: March 10, 2023 - March 12, 2023

Weekend 2: April 15, 2023 - April 16, 2023

Register on Eventbrite first and then pay through the Council.

You must attend both weekends. The first weekend begins at 7 a.m. on Friday, 10 March 2023, and runs until Sunday evening, 12 March 2023. The second weekend starts at 7 a.m. on Saturday, 15 April 2023, and concludes Sunday evening, 16 April 2023. The course fee is $295.00 and must be paid in full by 2/1/2023. A $100.00 deposit must be received to reserve your spot. Register online with your information and contact the Mobile Area Council office to pay the deposit or the entire course fee via credit card, check, or cash. The council phone number is (251) 476-4600 or email mary.phillips@scouting.org

Wood Badge 2023

Register online here


National Jamboree

Never been to a jamboree at all? Find out how you can give your Scouts and adults a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Check out the Facebook page that we will be using to make announcements.

Information Guide

Registration form

July 19-28, 2023


BALOO TRAINING

It is the Cub Scout leader training required for any Cub Scout den or pack outdoor event, including pack camping overnighters.

When: October 21-22, 2022

Time: Registration 6-7 pm , Course runs 7:00pm Friday until 9:00 pm Saturday

Where: Camp Silvercreek

Cost: $30.00

One BALOO trained leader is required on all Cub Scout camping trips

BALOO training allows Webelos den leaders to take their den camping on its own

BALOO training ensures your camping outings are covered under BSA insurance

Training gives you resources for creating a fun camping program and saving money!

BALOO 2022003

Register online here


Cub Scout Leader Training

This course is intended to provide the following position with the information and tools they need to conduct a successful program. This course is offered online but maybe more beneficial to new adults just joining scouts to be in a discussion atmosphere with other seasoned scouting adults.

Where: At the Cub Scout Battleship Overnighter ( must have someone to watch your scout while you are attending the training).

When: 7pm-8:30, September 30 & 7:30 am - 10:00 am, October 1.

Registration is required

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Cub Scout Overnighter at the USS Alabama Battleship

This is a family event for all registered cub scouts and their families. This a great camping experience for the new cub families and the experienced cub families to share all the great things scouting has to offer. Registration is required to attend. NO CAMPING ON THE BATTLESHIP

WHEN: September 30 - October 1, 2022 ( check in between 5-7 pm on Friday; check-out 11 am on Saturday)

Battleship Overnighter 2022 Registration Form

Register online here


Jamboree On the Air

JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams around the world, around the nation, and in your own community. This jamboree requires no travel, other than to a nearby amateur radio operator’s ham shack.

When: October 14-16, 2022 ( check -in @5pm on Friday, check-out 10am on Sunday

Where: Camp Pushmataha located in Citronelle, Alabama

Cost: $1.00 per person / per day

for additional information contact Freddie "Frog" O'Neal @ alfrog1964@gmail.com

Jamboree On the Air 2022 Registration


Pre-Event Checklist

All district and council events require each and every youth & adult attending to submit a completed Pre-Event Checklist at check-in. Print, fill out completely, and turn in upon arrival at the event.

No walk-in or day of registration will be permitted at ANY event. We are sorry for the inconvenience, but remember, Be Prepared.

Annual Health & Medical Record

Camping season is upon us! As a reminder, be sure to encourage ALL participants to fully complete the Annual Health & Medical Record (AHMR) for ALL activities. And yes, the 2019 version is current.

To be sure to have the most current information, remember to link to the AHMR, and don’t host your own version.

Basics:

  • Parts A & B - For all events/all participants less than 72 hours in duration.
  • Parts A, B & C - For events/resident camps lasting 72 hours or more.
  • Risk Advisory - Don’t forget the Risk Advisory for each of the High Adventure Bases. This should be reviewed with your healthcare provider at the time of your pre-participation exam.
  • Council Based High Adventure Program - We’ve built this template for you to develop your own risk advisory for your council high adventure program to share with your campers.

If you have questions, contact Health.Safety@Scouting.org.

Camperships

All Mobile Area Council's council, district, and local Order of the Arrow events can be supported by camperships from local donors, companies, and United Way of Baldwin County. Applications must be turned in prior to the earlybird deadline. The granted amount must be confirmed by email from Council Staff prior to Scout's registration. There are no refunds or transfer of campership. Submitted forms MUST include unit leader's penned signature and specific reason for financial assistance. Send forms either by mail, delivery or email to Council Service Center.

MAC Campership Application 2022

Baldwin United Way Campership Application

Refund Policy

The Mobile Area Council has devised and approved a refund policy for all council and district events. Please be aware there is a lot planning and preparation to host these levels of events. Early bird registration is a privilege for those that plan ahead. Event fees and deadline for registration is a hard deadline to allow directors and trainers time to purchase program supplies and food.

Click here for the MAC Refund Policy.

Click here to be directed to online Refund Submission Form.