ScoutFest registration closes tonight at midnight!

by Chris Brightwell on October 22, 2014

Coosa Lodge @ ScoutFest 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, 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 on Sunday. PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE LATE FEES IF YOU REGISTER ON-SITE!!!

When you arrive on-site, head over to Service Corps HQ inside the Coosa Lodge Gateway to the Frontier Village and sign up for a Service Corps assignment. Anyone who completes four hours of service will be eligible to receive a special, limited edition Coosa Lodge Scoutfest Service Corp patch.

For anyone camping on-site, we’ll have a special Coosa Lodge campsite designated in the campground.



Memorial Service for Julian Simmons

by Chris Brightwell on October 17, 2014

Julian Simmons

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.


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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Coosa’s 2014 Vigil Honor Recipients

October 8, 2014

In the Order of the Arrow, the Vigil Honor is the highest recognition a Lodge can bestow upon its members. Once a year, Coosa Lodge honors a select few Brotherhood members who have contributed exemplary service and lived in Brotherhood, Cheerfulness, and Service. Friday night at Fall Fellowship, 14 Brotherhood members of Coosa Lodge were […]

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2014-’15 Coosa Lodge Officers Elected at Fall Fellowship

October 7, 2014

Last weekend, a new slate of Coosa Lodge officers was elected during our annual general business meeting. Lodge Chief – Will Tidwell Vice-Chief of Service – Aaron Wiggs Vice-Chief of Administration – Colin Giles Vice-Chief of Inductions – Alex McDowell Vice-Chief of Fellowship – Nicholas Crenshaw Vice-Chief of Native American Affairs – John Glenn These […]

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