Tali Atsila Outdoor Skills (TAOS)

Orientation Weekend – October 31, 2015 @ Scoutland
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…

Click here to download the 2015 TAOS flyer.

Click here to register for this year’s course.

Any registered adult Scouter is welcome to attend.

Course Dates & Locations:

Orientation & Training Session will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015 and will begin promptly at 10:00 AM at the Craft Shelter at Scoutland at Lake Lanier in Gainesville, GA.

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 3:00 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 31st.  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.


Please contact Brad Brown, Course Director, for further questions or call him at 404-729-0265.