Sign-up for Adult Leader 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 for new adult leaders and current adult leaders assuming a … Read More

Job Opening: District Executive

Greater Alabama Council is seeking candidates for District Executive positions serving northern and central Alabama, especially Madison County (aka Talakto District). Successful candidates would have a college degree and specialize in sales and development of non-profit organizations. The District Executive … Read More

District Committee and Commissioner Meeting – zoomed

Richard Stone is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Talakto District Commissioners and Committee Meeting Time: Sep 30, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 898 9912 1817 Passcode: 192941 One … Read More

Scouting for Food

SCOUTING FOR FOOD is an annual food drive sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America. It is part of our program that emphasizes our slogan “Do a Good Turn Daily”. Since 1988, Scouts nationwide have participated in this effort. Collected food benefits … Read More

Service Project: Operation Gratitude

The Senior Center on Drake Avenue is conducting an event for our senior Veterans this year.  We are partnering with Operation Gratitude to hand out care packages to them.  This will be a drive through event on Saturday, November 6th. … Read More

Popcorn Update – 21 Sept

Talakto Popcorn Kernels, Good news!  Council placed a mid-season order with Trail’s End for $52K more popcorn!  Nearly half of that product is arriving at the Hsv Scout Office tomorrow.  Please email Curtis ( to schedule a pick up time on Thursday, 9/23/2021, … Read More

Recharter Webinar

This is NOT in lieu of the district-level training we will do at RT starting 14 October, where we will hand out the re-charter packets.  Thanks. Jim Hello Everyone, National announced today that they will be holding a webinar for … Read More

Farewell, Curtis Hunt

Friends,  Good Afternoon, I hope everyone is well this afternoon.  If you have not heard I will be leaving the Boy Scouts of America on September 30th, to begin a new adventure.   I have enjoyed my time with the organization … Read More

Service Academy Day – Class of 2026

If you know a potential candidate or a parent whose child might be interested in a U.S. service academy appointment to the Class of 2026, please let them know about the Service Academy Day for all high school students in … Read More

Scout Shop closed on Thursdays

Due to short staffing we will be closing the store on Thursdays until further notice.  If you happen to know anyone who may be interested in working for us please feel free to send them my way.  Thanks, Larry Preston | … Read More

Popcorn Update – 14 Sept

Talakto Popcorn Kernels, Thanks for getting back to me so quickly on Sunday with what popcorn you need!  Council is still deliberating about placing a mid-season order from Trail’s End.  Please double-check that I have the right requests captured for your unit … Read More

Updates from Coosa Lodge

Fall Fellowship is right around the corner! Be sure to join your fellow Arrowmen at Camp Comer on November 19-21! With a morning full of activities such as tomahawk and knife throwing to climbing on the Tower followed by an … Read More