Category Archives: Training

Training opportunities

Adult Leader Position-Specific Training

Hello Scouters…..   The Talakto District will be holding Adult Leader Position-Specific training for Cub Scout, Scouts BSA, and Venturing leaders.  This training is the first of two elements of training…

Wood Badge Postponed

District Leaders, Jimmy Sneddon, the course director for the upcoming Wood Badge course, has asked me to send the following excerpt to you.  It is unfortunate, but given the current…

Wood Badge Registration Closes Soon

Wood Badge Course S9-120 is quickly filling up. Have you registered for this premiere leadership training course yet? If not you still have time! Registration will close February 29th! Be…

Wilderness First Aid Registration Now Available

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care of a physician and/or rapid transport…

NRA Shotgun and Rifle Instructor Training

The Greater Alabama Council has put in place options for units to access the Shooting Sports Ranges at its council camps. Part of the requirements for units to be able…

Outdoors Skills Classes at New REI in Huntsville

During a visit to the new REI in Huntsville, I got a schedule of their November/December classes & chatted with their marketing manager, Jared. They have not started Wilderness First…

NRA Shotgun and Rifle Instructor Training

The Greater Alabama Council has put in place options for units to access the Shooting Sports Ranges at its council camps. Part of the requirements for units to be able…

PTC 2020

2020 PTC Schedule Now Available More Than 50 Conferences Available!Visit the national volunteer training center for the Boy Scouts of America with over fifty different week-long conferences. Since 1950, the…

Wilderness First Aid Course

Priority Medical Training (PMT) is offering to the BSA the Wilderness First Aid course with CPR for scouts and scouters. Course Cost is 120.00 BSA for the 2 day Course…

Jedi Academy – the end is near

Come join us for the Final Episode of Jedi Academy!All things must come to an end and Episode V will close out the story on the Greater Alabama Council’s Jedi…

University of Scouting – sign up now

Talakto Adult Leaders & Youth (14 and up), Registration for the 2019 University of Scouting is open.  You can register at https://1bsa.org/university-of-scouting/.  University of Scouting is being held on Saturday, 28 September,…

Recharter Training – at Oct. and Nov. RT

Training to help each unit successfully and easily navigate the rechartering process will be offered one hour before Round Table on Oct. 3 and Nov. 7. Each unit should send…