District Committee and Commissioners – recharter at Nov. DCM

Talakto District Committee Members and Commissioner Staff, Next Thursday, 27 October, we will have our monthly Committee meeting starting at 6:00pm, followed by the Commissioners’ meeting starting ~6:45pm.  During these…

Cub Scout Leader Training – Nov. 5

Check-In begins at 7:45 AM: Please pre-register on-line http://www.tors.cypress-softworks.com for this training. Cost: $2 donation to cover materials/snacks. Please contact Jimmy Sneddon at 256-837-6399 or jimmy@sneddon5.com Cub Scout Leader Combined…

2017 Coosa Lodge Calendar

We’ll update the website soon with a version of this that you can subscribe to on your computer or smartphone. In the meantime, here’s our 2017 Calendar! Jan 21 –…

Alabama Burn Ban in effect – NO OUTDOOR FIRES!

TO ALL UNITS WITHIN THE GREATER ALABAMA COUNCIL NO CAMPFIRES! This ban includes all 22 counties in the Greater Alabama Council and applies to all unit campouts and council properties. Governor…

Silver Beaver nominations are open

Silver Beaver Nominations The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered…

National Youth Leadership Training – winter 2017

Jan 14-16, 2017 & Feb 18-20 2017 – Camp Comer National Youth Leadership Training is an exciting, action-packed program designed for councils to provide youth members with leadership skills and…

Scouting for Food information

Scouting for Food is a good turn done by you for your neighbors.  And Scouting does Scouting for Food as a national good turn.  The food collection drive is set…

Recognize great leaders at the District Banquet

Talakto District Leaders, Please take the time to appropriately recognize your deserving leaders – and your units.  And take time to recognize your unit for their accomplishments. These are awards…

OA Fall Fellowship registrations are open

The online registration form is now available for Fall Fellowship! Join us at Camp Sequoyah on November 4-6 for a weekend of fun, games, fellowship, and more as we celebrate…

Winter Camp 2017

Dec 27-31 – Camp Comer Boy Scouts and Venturers join us at Comer Scout Reservation for Winter Camp 2016. This five day camp wedged between the holidays is packed with…

Jedi Academy is coming

Nov. 18-20 – Camp Comer Jedi Academy Episode II: The Scouts Awaken Attention Boy Scouts:  Are you ready to begin your training on the path to becoming a Jedi Knight?…

Best Scouting Apps of 2016

Scouting Magazine has an article describing the best mobile phone apps for Scouting in 2016.  Check out the article at blog.scoutingmagazine.org.