Category Archives: Training

Training opportunities

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…

Wilderness First Aid – 1-3 Nov.

Save the Date. Wilderness First Aid course will be offered at Camp Jackson on the weekend of November 1-3, 2019. This course is useful for all Scouters and Scouts over…

ILST offered at Scouting U

If your Troop hasn’t trained its new youth leaders yet, take advantage of this: The Introduction to Leadership Skills for Troops, normally run by each Troop soon after the new…

University of Scouting – open for registration

Talakto Scout leaders,  Please be advise that registration is live for 2019 University of Scouting, scheduled for Saturday, 28 September, 2019 at Jefferson State Community College. Registration can be accessed…

2019 University of Scouting

Announcing the 2019 University of Scouting!This September 28th, the Greater Alabama Council is pleased to present the annual University of Scouting at Jefferson State Community College north of Birmingham. Come join…

Your Annual Program Plan

The BSA encourages each Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship, and Post to create an Annual Program Plan each year. Why? It’s a great tool. Consider this: Your Annual Program Plan is…