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Boy Scouts of America Spirit Night at Willies! Celebrate Back to School on August 21st! Recently Added Content

We’ve got spirit, yes we do! We’ve got SPIRIT! How ‘bout you? Bring the entire family to Willie’s on Tuesday, August 21st and show us your spirit for our ‘Back to School’ night! Mention ‘Boy Scouts of America’ when ordering your food and Willie’s will donate 15% back to Alamo Area Council!

FAQ About the future of LDS Scouting in the Alamo Area Council

On May 8th, 2018, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) announced that it would no longer charter Scout units after December 31, 2019. This has led to many questions about what Scouting will look like now and in 2020 in the Alamo Area Council, which LDS youth accounts for 10% of our membership (about 2100 Scouts). Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions. READ ON...

Dove Hunts being offered at Mays Family Scout Ranch

Mays Family Scout Ranch is open for dove hunting in the central zone! Mark your calendars for the whole month of September!

Scout Night with SAFC 2018

Join the fun on Saturday, October 6th with the San Antonio Football Club (SAFC)! Tickets only $20 if purchased before September 16th! Ticket includes soccer game ticket, food voucher, fan experience and commemorative patch. After the game, stick around for autographs and meet and greet with the players! So come out and enjoy the game with the entire family!.

Powder Horn 2018 - Adventure Royale

Powder Horn is offered once every year, so don’t miss this chance to replace yawns with enthusiastic screams. Set your sights on a course that maximizes Scouting skills while bringing adrenaline and leadership to your unit....

Day Camp 2018 off to an Exciting Start, Join Us in July!

We're almost halfway through Day Camp and it's been thrilling. Check out what the Cub Scouts have been up to during STEM Day Camp...

New National Commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council

Do you know who our new National Commissioner is?

'Scout Me In' EXPO Offers Adventure on August 16th

'Scout Me In' Expo, formerly known as Scouting Expo or Council Wide Roundtable, will be at a new location and date in 2018. Come out to the Norris Conference Center on Thursday, August 16th to help plan your Scouts' next adventure! READ ON...

Cub Scout Maximus Sells Popcorn and Earns College Scholarship

Cub Scout Maximus Medina of Pack 1002 from the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council's Project Aguila program shares his popcorn selling secret weapon (it's his mom) that earned him a Trail's End college scholarship. WATCH VIDEO AND READ ON...

2019 Council Wide Campout Patch Design Contest!

Love Patches? Submit a design for the 2019 Council Wide Campout Design Contest. Read on for details and how to submit...

26 Eagles Share 2017 Service Project Stories

The San Antonio League of Scouting Alumni, better known as “SALSA” hosted their second annual Eagle Recognition luncheon this past Saturday morning, at the Mays Family Scout Ranch, to honor the Eagle scout class of 2017. READ MORE...

The Times They Are A-Changin’: LDS, Scout Me In, and Scouts, BSA

I’m not sure this information is for you, but by now you have likely heard something about three recent changes within the Boy Scouts of America: LDS, Scout Me In, and Scouts, BSA. To learn more, READ ON...

Scouting for Food 2018 Success

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council does numerous projects to give back to the San Antonio community, one being “Scouting for Food”. READ ON...

BSA Launches Historic 'Scout Me In' Campaign Plus Unveils Older Boys and Girls Program Name

BSA is proud to introduce Scout Me In, the new campaign that invites all kids and families in America to be part of the life-changing experience that is Scouting. Scout Me In celebrates the BSA’s historic decision to serve families and welcome girls and boys into Scouting. The name for both the Boy Scouting and Older Girl program is also unveiled. READ ON...

AUG: VOA Recognition Banquet

The Alamo Area Council, VOA invites you to the inaugural Venturing Banquet. Join us for food, fun, and fellowship, Venturing Leadership Awards and Venturing Officer Elections. Show off your dutch oven skills in a dutch oven dessert competition. A special award will be given to the best dutch oven dessert. Celebrate 20 years of venturing with one of the best events that the VOA has to offer!

Philmont 2019 Contingent Registration now open!!

It's your year, you've been waiting for this your entire scouting career...sign up now to go on your Trek to Philmont in 2019!

Alamo Area Council Offering Camperships to Scouts in Need to Attend Summer Camp!

It is time to make your Summer Camp plans! Don't let financial barriers stop your scout from attending camp. Click to read more...

MAR-OCT: Become a Climbing Instructor and take your unit Climbing

The Alamo Area Council offers two opportunities a year for unit leaders to become Climbing Instructors. With this training you may assist at any Council Climbing activities or take your unit Climbing. Register now to become trained...

JUN-JUL: Cub Scout Day Camps 2018

Come out to our exciting day camps this year, and experience a week of adventure. Build the future, and explore the fascinating world of STEM. These week-long camps occur throughout the summer, and are open to cub scouts of all ages.

JUL: Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp 2018

Click here for more details on Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp 2018...


NEW! : Camping Guide (Last Modified: November 30, 2017)

Includes information, links, and maps to nearby BSA Camps/Parks/Ranches & State Parks around Texas. This is the first edition of this electronic-only resource for Boy Scout Troops, Packs, and Crews to utilize. Each location has a unique experience and many include long-term camping opportunities around Texas.

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