Events

All scouting events require each and every attendee to turn in a completed this COVID-19 PreEvent Checklist until otherwise posted. Print, fill out completely, and turn in the day of the event at check-in.

ADULTS ALSO NEED WAIVERS TO ATTEND.


District Roundtable

Each month Five Rivers and Baldwin districts hold a monthly session, held the first Thursday of each month. Currently Five Rivers is held at Christ United Methodist Church, Baldwin is held at St. Patrick's Parish Center. An email reminder goes out the week before and day before the event date.

What is Roundtable? Roundtables provide unit service that will assist unit leaders in preparing their youth to live the values of the Scout Oath and Law. They support unit leaders through delivering effective program ideas, relationship development, and timely communication.

Who should attend Roundtable? At least one adult from each unit should attend the monthly Roundtable. Unit leaders, unit committee members, chartered organization representatives, commissioners, event parents may attend.

Where can I find Roundtable Resources? Click here for in-person planning resources, Unit Commissioner and leader resources. Click here for virtual resources.

ROUNDTABLES WILL TAKE PLACE October 7, 7pm

Summer of Service

Summer Initiative to promote Scouting's impact in the community, nation wide. Answer the call to make a positive impact in our neighborhoods and communities. Join us today, with projects big or small, in a Summer of Service!

Find resources, ideas, print your certificate, and order your patch(es) all in one place!

Click here to listen to 92ZEW's The Community Round Table, featuring Scout Executive William Bryant, spreading the news of the Summer Of Service opportunity!

Ends October 31, 2021


Cub Scout Family Campout

This is a great event to kickoff the new Scouting/school year! New friends and old friends gather for games, night and day activities with Mrs. Renee, food, shooting sports, and camping at the USS ALABAMA. Pitch a tent on the grounds and watch the sunset or sunrise over our Mobile Bay.

Register online here

Traditional form here

October 1- 2, 2021


Woa Cholena Fall Ordeal

Now is the time to invite new candidates into the Woa Cholena Lodge of the national Order of the Arrow. Members, Vigil, Member and Brotherhood candidates all gather for Cheerful Service and fellowship at Camp Maubila.

Contact your local Arrowman if your unit needs an election or call-out.

Register online here

Member Letter

Brotherhood Letter

October 8-10, 2021


Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI)

Jamboree On The Internet is the world’s largest digital Scout event taking place online and over the air. The educational event brings together more than 2 million Scouts every year in October for a weekend of Scouting and friendship. Young people can learn about communications technology and connect with fellow Scouts from over 171 countries. JOTI is about the 21st century skills you can learn in Scouting and the values of global citizenship. The event is open to Scouts around the world, enabling young people to connect and communicate with each other using the Internet and amateur radio. JOTA-JOTI engages youth in educational activities that build teamwork, cross-cultural understanding and skills for the future.

Register Now

October 15-17, 2021


Baldwin District Camporee

Details and registration forthcoming

October 15-17, 2021

TRAINING

BALOO (Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation)

This two-day overnight course is designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for leaders interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. BALOO training consists of an online pre-requisite component in addition to an overnight hands-on practical. BSA’s Cub Scout level camping policies will be taught along with the discovery of the necessary tools to help units carry out a successful camping experience. Completion of this course is mandatory for a minimum of one adult on a Pack overnighter.

Register online here

Traditional Registration form

October 22-23, 2021 (Yes, it's an overnight)


Five Rivers District Recognition Banquet

The program will include presentation of the Unit Journey to Excellence Awards, National Summertime Pack Awards, Camping Awards, Veterans Awards, Training Awards, New Unit Organizer Awards, and District Award of Merit. This is the special district event of the year and we encourage all adult leadership to attend.

Register online here

Traditional form here

October 28, 2021


Scouting For Food

Scouting for Food takes place on two consecutive weekends. On October 30, Scouts distribute bags and/or door hangers to let their neighbors know about the drive. November 6, Scouts revisit those houses to pick up bags full of canned food, cereal, pasta, peanut butter, juice and other nonperishable items. They deliver them to participating Greer's Stores where patched are given to scouts and the food items are weighed and loaded into a Feeding the Gulf Coast trucks. Get the word out in a big way: post on all your social media platforms to help spread the word that a Scouting for Food drive is coming to your community.

Bags will be disbursed at both October district Roundtables, or can be picked up at the Council Service Center.

October 30 & November 6


Gathering of Eagles

Mobile Area Council Eagle Scout Alumni and professional supporters are proud to present the 4th Annual Gathering of Eagles. This event is the marquis event for adult Eagle Scouts to come together for fellowship and networking. Join the local leaders of business, medicine, and industry for this premier networking opportunity.

(Adult Eagle Scouts aged 21 years and older, please. There will be alcohol present.)

Register online here

Invitation here

Sponsorship Opportunity here

November 18, 2021


Woa Cholena Pow Wow

In addition to service, the lodge will be hosting fun events, training, and games for participants. Brotherhood candidate ceremony, drum and ceremony team practice and exhibition, and lodge elections are on this event's weekend schedule. Come and enjoy the brotherhood and fellowship.

Register online here

Member Letter

Brotherhood Letter

November 19-21, 2021


Winter Camp

Scouts BSA-aged youth enjoy friends, merit badges, hot food, games, and chilly nights at Camp Maubila during their Christmas/New Year break. Adults will serve as merit badge counselors and helpers around camp to keep warm and enjoy the fresh winter air.

To volunteer as adult staff, email Bernadette or Renee.

Registration and Camp Guide by October.

December 2021


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

Click here for the MAC Refund Policy.

Click here to be directed to online Refund Submission Form.