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Cub Scout Shooting Sports Weekend 2014

Cub Scout Shooting Sports Weekend Fall 2014 This event is scheduled for Saturday October 11 & Sunday October 12. Cub Scouts will have the opportunity to earn the Belt Loop for Archery and BB gun and work on/or complete their pin. The Belt Loop will be on Saturday and the Pin can be earned on Sunday.

Fall Cub N One 2014

Attend the Fall Cub N One this Saturday, October 4, 2014, at the McGimsey Scout Park. Learn about the National Scout Strong program and get a head start on earning the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award! Special activities for Cubs include: camping in tents, archery, BB’s, fishing, hiking, obstacle course, orienteering, knot tying and many other skills and activities that make Scout Strong!

Spook-O-Ree 2014

The Spook-O-Ree is a family Halloween event for everyone! Either come evenings, November 7-8, 2014 or November 8-9, 2014, at McGimsey Scout Park for Halloween fun in a safe, family friendly environment. The Spook-O-Ree is packed with activities including hayrides, storytelling, carnival games, the haunted trail, a pumpkin decorating contest...

Council Web-o-ree 2014

A WEB-O-REE is an exciting opportunity for WEBELOS Scouts, their Parents and Adult Leaders to sample the experiences that lie ahead on the trail to Boy Scouting. WEB-O-REE provides an introduction to Camping, Cooking, Scouting Skills, Working Together as a Patrol, Games, Events, Demonstrations, Companionship and above all FUN.

Hunting Season Opens Soon at Bear Creek Scout Reservation Recently Added Content

Did you know that you can hunt at Bear Creek Scout Reservation? Every season we close down the park and open it up to hunters.

Recharter Information 2015 Recently Added Content

2015 Recharter is on the move to online only. The Boy Scouts of America requires all units to recharter all youth and adult members online beginning 2015. The online recharter method is easier, convenient and most accurate because current unit/member information is available at your fingertips.

Boy Scout Night at the Dome - 2014 UTSA Football

Join the adventure with UTSA Football Roadrunners as they take on the UTEP Miners, October 25, 2014 at the Alamodome. Scouts receive a limited edition "Boy Scout Night at the Dome" Patch (While Supplies Last) and Stay after the game for special events and the opportunity to learn the INS and OUTS of Football from surprise guest speaker!

Open Climb at McGimsey

Even if you only have one youth interested, encourage him/her to register and attend this McGimsey Climbing Tower event and try his/her hand at this challenging sport! October 4, 2014, Two sessions: 1st 9AM to Noon and 2nd 1PM to 4PM. Cost: $5 per Scout per session. Open only to Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts

Merit Badge University Fall 2014

Boy Scout Merit Badge University on November 1, 2014 at St. Phillips College. A one day event hosted by the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council, for Boy Scouts in the 6th-12th Grade or ages 11-17 to earn up to four merit badges to help with their path to earn their Eagle Scout rank and serve our community.

Ford Canoe Challenge 2015

Join us on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 7:00am to 11:00am for the 47th Annual Paseo del Rio Association FORD CANOE CHALLENGE. It is the only time anyone ever gets to canoe the beautiful River Walk!

What Is A Chaplain Aid -Part 2

Part 2 on the duties of a Chaplain Aid by Pastor Gene Horne...Read on

Boy Scout Summer Camp 2015

Since 1957, Bear Creek Scout Reservation has been a summer home to thousands of Scouts. Project Oso Camping Program enhancements will make your Boy Scout Summer Camp experience in 2015 even better. Learn more and Register now! Read on...

Alamo Area Council invites Scouts to attend Philmont 2015

Philmont is the original Boy Scouts of America National High Adventure base. It is located in northeastern New Mexico near the town of Cimmaron. The Base covers about 215 square miles of rugged mountain wilderness and provides a setting for backpacking, horseback riding and a host of other high adventure activities.

BHP Billiton Sustainability Merit Badge Academy Recently Added Content

he Alamo Area Council, in partnership with BHP Billiton, is offering a Sustainability Merit Badge workshop entitled - The NOVA STEM / BHP Billiton Sustainability Merit Badge Academy. The class is on Saturday, November 8, 2014, at San Antonio College Eco Center Building located at 1802 N. Main Street, San Antonio, TX 78212.

New 'Adventure Guide' Publication Helps Scouts Plan Recently Added Content

New Adventure Guide publication supports Scout leaders, parents, and Scouting community plan their Scouting experiences. Do you have your copy? Read on...

Founders of the Boy Scouts of America Recently Added Content

The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated on February 8, 1910, under the laws of the District of Columbia, by W. D. Boyce. On June 21, 1910, 34 national representatives of boys’ work agencies met to establish the Boy Scouts of America... Read On

Tale of the Unknown Scout Recently Added Content

Scouting was brought to America by William D. Boyce,a Chicago publisher, and the way Boyce discovered Scouting is one of the movement’s most colorful stories. Read on...

Women in Boy Scouts Recently Added Content

Article by marketing intern, Juliann Cummings, for Alamo Area Council Boy Scout of America, about women impacting our Communities through Boy Scout program. Read on...

Units Needing More Popcorn for 2014 Sale? Recently Added Content

Requested products and a few extras will be ordered from Trail’s End on a weekly basis and hopefully received by Friday. We will do this as needed until approximately early to mid-October. Read on...

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