BSA Registration Fees increasing

The Boy Scouts of America has worked to keep the annual membership fee as low as possible, but with rising operating costs, the fee will be increased to maintain the program. Starting Aug. 1, the membership fee for Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, … Read More

Updates from Coosa Lodge

Updates from Coosa Lodge: The National Order of the Arrow Conference is next summer! Join Arrowmen from around the country as NOAC convenes on the campus of The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN! More details coming soon, but to … Read More

Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail Program

The Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail speaks to the valor of both common people and to the spiritual leaders who spearheaded the fight against segregation and other forms of racism. The Trail winds through downtown Birmingham, marking significant locations along the … Read More

Scouts in the News

Troops 94 and 95 of Talakto District recently were featured in “The Redstone Rocket”- the newspaper of the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville. Scouts of Troop 94 and 95 routinely work with the Rotary Club of Greater Huntsville each month providing … Read More

Summer District Meeting Schedule

The Talakto District will NOT conduct the following meetings: June 3: Round Table, OA Chapter Meeting June 24: District Committee Meeting, Commissioner Meeting July 1: Round Table, OA Chapter Meeting

PPC and Awards

Unit leaders, Thanks for all who showed up at the annual Program Preview Conference (PPC) last Thursday at the First United Methodist Church.  Hopefully, you received a lot of great information to all you to effectively plan your program through next … Read More

Scouting at Home

Are you looking for ways to keep Scouting while you’re at home? We have compiled a resource page for you to keep the adventure going! You’ll be able to find 30-Day Challenges and more on our resource page. To access … Read More

Soaring into Spring with the OA

Spring time brings new opportunities and adventures with the OA! With fun events such as Spring Pow-Wow and SR-9 Section Conclave coming, the opportunities for adventure abound! Also, if your Scout wants to take part, now is the time to enroll in … Read More

Advancement Policy Updates

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, local councils will have the authority to grant limited extensions of time to complete Eagle, Quartermaster, or Summit requirements. These extensions are available only to youth members who qualify under the three tests listed in the … Read More

2021 Friends of Scouting

2021 Friends of Scouting Friendly reminder that during the first few months of each year our volunteers work together to raise the funds required to provide the Scouting program to our local youth and families. We invite all members of our Scouting … Read More

Summer Camp 2021

Its time to get ready for Summer Camp!Summer Camp 2021 is right around the corner! Now is the time to start thinking about your Greater Alabama Council summer camping options! To check out the awesome programs at both of our … Read More