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Eagle Scout EMS Scholarships

    Eagle Scout EMS Scholarship, Northwest-Shoals Community College   Dr. Bob England, long time Scouter in the Shoals area and retired faculty member of  Northwest-Shoals Community College and other…

Staffing Changes

    Introducing four new members of the team!   We are pleased to introduce two new members of our Field Service team:  Christen Oswald and Logan Black.  Christen will…

Family Scouting – Update

    Family Scouting Update Special   To read more about the Family Scouting Program click one of the buttons below.    GAC Family Scouting   National Family Scouting

Students have until Oct. 31, 2018, to apply for these NESA Eagle Scout scholarships

Becoming an Eagle Scout is its own reward. Earning a college scholarship because you’re an Eagle Scout? That’s like a reward on top of a reward. The National Eagle Scout…

New District Email Lists

Beginning August 1, 2018, the district email lists using yahoo groups will be discontinued. If you wish to get news and updates from the Talakto District email groups, please sign…

Reminder – Summer Meeting Schedule

Reminder: There will be no Round Table meeting on July 5.  The meetings will start again on August 2. There will be no District Committee Meeting or Commissioners Meeting on…

Cub Scouts – for Boys and Girls

Beginning June 1st, 2018, girls and boys can be Cub Scouts. Remember a Pack may have dens for boys and/or dens for girls.  A Pack may have all girl-dens, all…

Most Important Camp Equipment is …

What is the MOST IMPORTANT piece of gear you need to take with you to your summer camping experiences? Is it a first aid kit? Sun Screen? Coffee pot? Cell…

Veteran’s Flags

Scouters and families are needed to place flags on Veterans’ graves at Maple Hill Cemetery Saturday, May 26, 2018, starting at 8:30 AM. Meet at the Veterans memorial in the…

Heartland Gathering Recap

Heartland Gathering Recap We hope everyone had a great time at Heartland Gathering this year. Thanks to the 300+ Coosa Arrowmen who served countless hours to make this event a…

LDS and Scouting update

To:  Scouting Volunteers and Families, Greater Alabama Council. From:  J.T.Dabbs, Scout Executive RE: LDS and Scouting Update Last night a joint statement was released by the LDS church and the Boy Scouts…

ScoutFest Registration is now open

Coming November 2 – 4, 2018 Scoutfest! If you’re unfamiliar with ScoutFest check out the website!   ScoutFest Website   Registration