Cancellation of Fall Camporee 6-8, Nov. @ Camp Westmoreland for Boy Scouts, Webelos I & II

The 2015 Talakto Fall Camporee has been cancelled.   Reason: Lack of leader support and interested units. Even though there are some units and adults  that did pre-register and or…

Roundtable Training Slides 1 Oct. 15

MERIT BADGE TRAINING WILL START AT 12:00 PM ON THE 17TH.  The Roundtable Training Slide for 1 Oct. 15  click link below to view Roundtable Training Slides 1 Oct 15…

Wilderness First Aid November 13-15 @ Camp Jackson

Priority Medical Training (PMT) is offering to the BSA the Wilderness First Aid course for scouts and scouters. Course Cost is 95.00 which is a 2 day Course and 25.00…

Your District Executive

Great guidance from the Southern Region of the Boy Scouts of America: Support your District Executive by: Introducing him or her to key community leaders Asking for a task to…

Merit Badge Counselor

Every Boy Scout Troop needs quality Merit Badge Counselors, the Talakto District also needs quality Merit Badge Counselors to serve on behalf of the District. It is a great opportunity…

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills 6-8 Nov. 2015 Camp Westmoreland

The skills sessions presented in Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills closely follow the Boy Scout Handbook and are meant to serve as an adult training outline. By using these skills…

The Importance of Training

Dear Scouters, Like many units who set a goal to become a gold level troop/pack/crew or team, the council likewise sets that goal.  The council training committee set a goal…

Shooting sports trainer needed

Attention,  the North Area is looking for a person that can put on a Shooting Sports Training ASAP. If there is anyone that can help please let me know as…

New Cub Scout Program – Introduction Video

The New and Improved Cub Scout program was described in a video teleconference last Saturday.  If you missed it, you can watch it on-line.  There is a video for Cub…

Powder Horn – the ultimate in outdoor skills training

Save the date for the next opportunity to take the ultimate in outdoor skills training for Scouters with active units. Powder Horn is Scouting’s capstone training for high adventure outdoor…

Program Preview Conference – now in May

PPC will no longer be held in August. PPC will be moved up to May Roundtable for future. There will be lots of great information of District and Council events….

Community Service Award — Dr. Richard Goodwin

Dr. Richard Goodwin received the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Community Service Award from GEN Dennis Via, Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command. Dr. Goodwin was recognized for his outstanding leadership…