District Events

Talakto District and Greater Alabama Council sponsored Cub Scout events. Click on links for more information (will open in new window or tab). Remember when registering for District and Council events to use our official designation: Pack 7008.

Fishing Rodeo 2018

The Talakto Cub Scout Fishing Rodeo will be held at Brahan Springs Lagoon on September 22, 2018 for new and returning Cub Scouts.

The fee is $15.00 for one Cub and one parent/guardian. The fee for two Cubs and one parent/guardian is $20.00.
Other family members are encouraged to attend at a cost of $7.00 each. The fee includes lunch, program supplies, and an activity patch.
Please bring personal fishing equipment and live bait.

Volunteers needed. Click here to sign up.

Download PDF for more information and to register


Rocket Academy

New Scouts that sign up in 2018 receive their very own model rocket courtesy
of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. All Scouts are invited to attend one of our
six exciting Rocket Academies to “Blast Into Scouting”! Scouts will have the
opportunity to participate in crafts and stations that will culminate in the
firing of the model rocket that they received at their sign-up night.
The best part about this event is that it is FREE!

September 29th – Camp Sequoyah (Anniston)
October 6th – Camp Comer (Mentone)
October 13th – U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Hoover Met,
& Camp Westmoreland (Florence)
October 20th – U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Sign up here.


Cub Scout Safari

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 1pm-4pm

More information and Sign up here

Spend an afternoon at the Birmingham Zoo. Cost includes admission to zoo, patch for Cub Scout, and special activities with zoo staff. (Note that cost does not include early admission). Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Registration deadline is Friday, September 21.


Cub Haunted

Every weekend in October. Cub Haunted is an overnight camp-out for Cub Scouts at Camp Comer, Sequoyah and Westmoreland. It is a weekend full of games, crafts, good food, hay rides, BB guns, archery, costume contests, and FUN for the whole family!

Our Pack will choose a session to attend. Please choose a different weekend to attend of the Pack’s choice doesn’t work for you. More information and Sign up here. (Deadline: 1 week before)


ScoutFest 2018

November 2-4, 2018 at Point Mallard, Decatur

This a council-wide event for Boy Scouts and Venturers all weekend and Saturday events for the Cubs. Pack 8 will be attending for the day on Saturday, November 3rd. Go to scoutfest.com for more information and to register.