Tali Atsila Outdoor Skills (TAOS)

Orientation Weekend – October 24, 2015 @ Troop 26 Scout Hut
Course Weekend – November 13-15, 2015 @ Scoutland

Must be able to attend both sessions!

Tali Atsila (pr. Ta-lee A-chee-lah) is an Advanced Outdoor Skills Training course offered by the Northeast Georgia Council and is a training course specifically designed to take leaders through a series of hands on experiences in fundamental elements of the Outdoor Program: Cooking, Pioneering, Map & Compass, and Woods Tools, along with other outdoor skills. The Tali Atsila staff consists of Scouters with vast experience in Outdoor Program. Who better to teach you how to be a Scout’s “Smartest Person in the World” than several of the most experienced Scouters around?

Who, When, Where & How to Register…

Flyer and registration information will be posted here soon.

Any registered adult Scouter is welcome to attend.

Course Dates & Locations:

Orientation & Training Session will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 and will begin promptly at 10:00 AM at the Troop 26 Scout Hut in Gainesville, GA (located behind 1st Baptist Church on Green St / Hwy 129).

The Orientation & Training Session is mandatory for all participants.

Each participant should bring the following: pocket knife, whetstone, camp saw (bow saw), hand axe, 8-10 inch mill bastard file, leather gloves, knuckle guard, file handle, safety eyewear, and sturdy boots (see pages 401-409 of Boy Scout handbook).

Course Weekend will be held November 13-15, 2015, at Scoutland on Lake Lanier in Gainesville.

Participants will be outdoors the entire weekend and sleeping in tents. (No, really).  The program will begin Friday, November 13th promptly at 4:00 PM and will conclude Sunday, November 15 shortly past sundown. Please do not commit to the training if you will be unable to meet the time commitments.

Registration fee is $72.00. Last day to register will be Saturday, October 24th.  Participation is limited to 32 participants due to the hands on nature of the course. The registration fee includes some meals and all program materials for the course.


Course director information to be posted soon.