Boy Scouts

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Photo by Jacob Cole.

Boy Scouts isn’t just for boys anymore. The name has changed from Boy Scouts of America to Scouts BSA, and in 2019, the group started allowing girls to participate. Read more



Submitted by Richard DeFilippo

During Cub Scout Pack 326’s annual Blue & Gold banquet and Boy Scout Troop 226’s Court of Honor ceremony, four Pack 326 Webelos were awarded Cub Scout’s highest award, the Arrow of Light. Read more



Photo courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 21.

Boy Scout Troop 21 in Bluff Park is holding its annual yard sale at Bluff Park United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 17. Read more


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Jill Taylor Spero

Prince of Peace Catholic Church parishioner and school graduate Jeff Murai recently built an “outdoor classroom” on the school campus as his Eagle Scout service project. Read more

High Schools

Several weeks before the event, Hoover central office administrator Linda Goodwin reached out to a local Scout leader, asking for assistance in preparing 1500 bags of popcorn. Read more


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Submitted by Darrell Dinkel.

On June 28, Dylan Calvin, Jonathan Dinkel, Nick Loukotka and Christian Pegouske, four Boy Scouts from Hoover-based Troop 23, returned from a nine-day, 100-plus-mile canoe trek through the upper waters and marshlands of Manitoba, Canada. Read more


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Photos courtesy of Mark Garner

Boy Scout Troop 1, chartered by Southminster Presbyterian Church in Vestavia Hills, held an Eagle Scout court of honor on Sunday, June 25, which recognized young men who have earned Scouting’s highest rank. Read more



Photo courtesy of Mark Rogers.

One of the oldest Boy Scout troops in the nation meets every Monday night at Christ Church United Methodist on Caldwell Mill Road. In 1917, just seven years after the founding of the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 5 was formed. Read more



Photo courtesy of Angelo and Debbie Manna.

Jonathan Della Manna, a member of Troop 69 at Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Read more

High Schools


Photo courtesy of Jammie Cowden.

Trustworthy. Friendly. Kind. These adjectives are not only three of the 12 parts of the Scout Law, but are also words that fellow scouters used to describe 17-year-old Hoover resident Matthew Green. Read more


He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 119. Read more



Photo courtesy of Diana Henze.

Douglas Henze, a member of Troop 69 at Mountain Chapel United Methodist Church in Vestavia and under the leadership of Scoutmaster Angelo Della Manna, made the rank of Eagle Scout. Read more


​Boy Scout Troop 21 in Bluff Park will host its annual yard sale and fundraiser in the parking lot of Bluff Park United Methodist Church on Sat., March 5. Read more


Troop 23

Photos courtesy of Michael Holt.

In July, an American flag was raised in honor of Marine Aviator Cyrus Augustus Clarke at Discovery United Methodist Church by Boy Scout Troop 23 of Hoover. Read more


Boy Scouts

Photos courtesy of Joshua Cornett.

Boy Scout Joshua Cornett recently renovated a trail at Riverchase Baptist Church on Crossvine Road for his Eagle Scout project. Read more


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