Hawk Day Cancelled

by Chris Brightwell on November 19, 2014

Due to a series of logistical concerns, the Hawk Day event for this weekend has been cancelled.

Also: Due to venue availability, University of Scouting has been moved to March 14, 2015 and will remain at Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, AL). Consequently, Spring Pow-wow has been moved to March 6-8, 2015 and will remain at Camp Comer (Mentone, AL).

Our next event is the invite-only Lodge Leadership Retreat, set for December 5-7, 2014. Lodge officers, officer advisers, chapter chiefs, and chapter advisers should all see their invitations for that soon.

Here is our event calendar for 2015:

  • Jan 10: Lodge Training Summit & Winter Banquet (Location TBD)
  • Jan 30-Feb 1: SR-9 Section Winter Activities Gathering (Camp Comer)
  • Feb 21: Hawk Day (Camp Jackson)
  • Mar 6-8: Spring Pow-Wow (Camp Comer)
  • Apr 24-26: SR-9 Conclave (Camp Sidney Dew; Rome, GA)
  • May 15-17: Ordeal Weekend (Camp Comer)
  • Aug 3-8: NOAC (Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI)
  • Sept 11-13: Ordeal Weekend (Camp Sequoyah)
  • Oct 2-4: Ordeal Weekend (Camp Jackson)
  • Nov 6-8: Fall Fellowship (Camp Comer)
  • Nov 21: Hawk Day (Camp Westmoreland)



Spring Pow-Wow Has Been Rescheduled

by Chris Brightwell on November 12, 2014

Due to scheduling conflicts, the 2015 Coosa Lodge Spring Pow-Wow has been moved from March 13-15 to March 6-8.

The 2015 Coosa Lodge Spring Pow-Wow will be held March 6-8 at Comer Scout Reservation near Mentone, AL.

University of Scouting and A Night of Honor will be moved to March 14, 2015 due to a scheduling conflict at Wallace State In Hanceville with the original weekend. It will still be held at Wallace State.

Basically  folks…we’re flip flopping the weekends!


ScoutFest registration closes tonight at midnight!

October 22, 2014

If you want to go to ScoutFest, the clock is ticking! Registration closes tonight, so you need to sign up NOW if you haven’t already done it! Go to scoutfest.com/registration, select the Staff form, and check the Service Corps option. The cost is $50 for the weekend, which includes three meals on Saturday and breakfast […]

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Memorial Service for Julian Simmons

October 17, 2014

The memorial service for Julian Simmons will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 19th, at McElwain Baptist Church (4445 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35213). All Scouts and Scouters are invited attend in their Class A uniform to help celebrate the life and legacy of our dear brother.

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Julian Simmons, 1951-2014

October 17, 2014

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we bring news of the passing of our brother, Julian Simmons. Julian died this morning in Birmingham, following a weeks-long battle with complications from pneumonia. Julian spent decades cheerfully serving Scouts and Scouters in North Alabama and across the country. His tireless contributions to Cherokee Lodge […]

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Coosa has a new flap!

October 15, 2014

In our final update of the Fall Fellowship post series, we’re announcing Coosa’s new standard member flap! Featuring the Coosa Lodge official logo, this patch shall be sold in the Trading Post at future events along with becoming the flap issued to new members starting May 2015. However, Coosa couldn’t forget the main patch that […]

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