Fall Training Dates Announced!

IOLS/BALOO Fall Training – September 6-7, 2024 (Details and Registration Below)

Adult Training Day (multiple positions/classes) – October 12, 2024 (Details and Registration Below)

Talakto District Training

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO)

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS)

What: Talakto District is offering both the BALOO and IOLS courses. The courses are the second half of BSA Adult Leader training and are focused to provide basic outdoor skills to develop and implement an outdoor program. The courses will run simultaneously over Friday evening and Saturday.

When: Friday and Saturday, September 6th and 7th 2024. Check in at Ford’s Chapel United Methodist Church begins at 5pm on Friday with the opening session starting at 7pm. Courses will conclude at 6pm on Saturday.

Where: Ford’s Chapel UM Church – 280 Ford Chapel Dr., Harvest, AL 35749.

Uniform: Scout Uniform (Class A and B)

Details: Participants will camp overnight on Friday. Course fee is $25 per person to cover food.

Participants will be assembled into Dens and Patrols. Additional information and forms will be provided after registration. Please provide information on any special medical or dietary needs.   


Sign-up:   https://form.jotform.com/240935313497158

Or contact Tom Billig at tomnangie71@yahoo.com or 256-617-4407

October Adult Training Day

Talakto District

Scout Adult Leader Position Training

Scout Leader Position Specific Training is required for each adult and is designed to give current leaders and leaders changing positions the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in their position. The training brings together the basics of Scout Adult Leadership for each of the Adult positions in separate courses –Cubmaster, Assistant Cubmaster, Den Leaders, Pack Committee, Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop Committee and Committee Chair, Merit badge Counselor, Venturing Adult Leaders and Committee members, Chartered Organization Representatives, Unit Commissioners, and Sea Scout Adult Leaders.

Every young person in the Scouting Program needs and deserves a trained leader who understands how to deliver the aims of the program with enthusiasm and fun.

WHO: Scouting Adult leaders

WHEN: Saturday, October 12th, 8 am to 1 pm

WHERE: First United Methodist Church, 120 Greene St. NE., Huntsville,

AL 35801. (Same location as our District Roundtable)


Every Scout Deserves a Trained Leader

Adult Position Specific Training – Oct 12, 2024

Course Duration Course Code

Scoutmaster/ASM 8 AM to 11:30 AM S24*

Sea Scout Adult Leader 11:30 AM to 1 PM P44*

Cubmaster/ACM 8 AM to 12 PM C40*

Den Leader/Asst DL 8 AM to 12 PM C42*

Pack Committee Chair 8 AM to 12 PM C60

Troop Committee Chair 8 AM to 10 AM WS10

Chartered Org Rep 10 AM to 11 AM D72

Merit Badge Counselor 11 AM to 12 PM D76

Venturing Leader & Committee 8 AM to 10:30 AM P21* WS12

Unit Commissioner 8 AM to 11 AM D20

*Requires Hazardous Weather pre-requisite SCO_800 completed before attending

Please refer to the schedule if signing up for more than one class to avoid class conflict