Category Archives: Training

Training opportunities

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…

NYLT Registration Closed

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in…

Wood Badge S9-120

How would you like to attend a training that takes you beyond your Basic Leader Training?Would you like to build your skills in communication, conflict management, and teaching methods? How about a leadership course…

Registration Now Open

National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and experience they can use in their home troops and in…

Leave No Trace Trainer Course

The Leave No Trace educational program has become the ethical baseline for modern outdoor Scouting in our BSA publications, advancement, and training events. Leave No Trace was adopted by BSA…

Leader Training – update

The  registration site is not working.  Send the following information to me directly and I will register you.  Name Unit Type & NumberCourse wishing to take AddressPhone number Member number if known Thank…

“Together, We Organize” – how to start new units

The population fo north Alabama is growing.  And we want to start serving girls in our Packs and Troops.  So there is a growing need to organize new units and…

Invitation to Wood Badge

Talakto District Leaders, My name is Shawn Wright, and I am the Scoutmaster for Wood Badge course S9-119, and I would like to invite you to attend the course in…

Fun Troop Meetings and Outings – How To

    Fun Troop Meetings and Outings   Have you ever wondered how to increase the size of your troop AND keep the youth you have?  Fun Troop Meetings and…

NRA Firearms Training

The GAC along with North Alabama Firearms Training (NAFT) will be hosting their annual NRA Rifle and Shotgun Instructor course March 8-10, 2019 at Comer Scout Reservation.   Anyone wishing to…