SR-9 Indian Winter

SR-9 Indian Winter 2020 will be January 10-12 at Camp Horne, in Cottondale. This event will be offering a wide range of activities, with sessions ranging from American Indian activities,…

Annual Leader Banquet

The annual Talakto Leader Banquet is January 11 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Airport Road. It starts at 6 pm.Tickets will be available at the Scout Service Center on…

Give the Gift of Camp!

Lord Robert Baden-Powell once said that “a week of camp is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room” and he’s right! When you sponsor a Scout for…

Talakto Unit and Leader Awards Nominations, Tickets

As a reminder, the Talakto District Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, 11 January 2020, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Airport Road.  Tickets will be available starting this Thursday…

Service: Collection for Tent City

I am collection things for Tent City (homeless encampment in Huntsville). They are in need of the following items: Camping pots and pans AAA batteries Tents Camping stoves heaters Adult…

A Little Christmas Service

If you are looking for a way to do a little community service and show how Scouting is alive and well, you might want to volunteer to wrap Christmas gifts…

District Meetings over the Holidays

During the upcoming Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years holidays, our usual Talakto District meetings are changed, as follows: November 28 – District Committee Meeting. Cancelled. November 28 – Commissioners…

Cybermission STEM Opportunity

From: USARMY Redstone Arsenal CCDC AvMC Mailbox Outreach usarmy.redstone.ccdc-avmc.mbx.outreach@mail.mil Subject: Call for Volunteers: 2019-2020 eCYBERMISSION Program Do you believe in promoting STEM education to America’s youth? Would you want a…

Talakto Unit & Leader Award Nominations

Talakto Unit Leaders, As many are aware, the District Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, 11 January 2020, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, starting at 6:00pm.  This is about 2 weeks earlier…

Scouting Giving Tree

During the holiday season, we usually think of family and friends, and maybe supporting some organizations that help those with less blessings than us. Let’s also help some Scouts who…

Color Guard needed

Friendship Baptist Church is in need of someone to present the colors this Sunday for our Veteran’s Program. We had someone lined up and they backed out. If anyone is…

Outdoors Skills Classes at New REI in Huntsville

During a visit to the new REI in Huntsville, I got a schedule of their November/December classes & chatted with their marketing manager, Jared. They have not started Wilderness First…