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Welcome! Bienvenidos to the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council

Welcome to the official website of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council.  The AlamoArea BSA is pleased to offer this site as a resource for all individuals involved in or supporting the Scouting program.  The Alamo Area Council website and the adventure resources found within these pages is made possible by Friends of Scouting donations from supporters like you.

 UPDATES

 - Council Offices will be closed on April 25th in observance of the Fiesta, Battle of Flowers

  Purchase your Alamo Area BSA Fiesta Medal at the Fiesta Store on Broadway, while supplies last!

 ONLY $10.00

(We've already sold out at the Alamo Area Council Main Service center)

Check out this preview of the Mays Family Scout Ranch!

Today's Top Stories

United Way Volunteer of the Year Award Recognizes Worthy Service Recently Added Content

Alamo Area Council Scout Volunteer, Jim Lynch, Honored as United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County presents Volunteer Awards.

McGimsey Tower Open Climb, Sat May 3rd! Recently Added Content

Come experience the most fun you can have in scouting, CLIMBING! Morning or Afternoon session available

Aliens are Awesome - Cub Discovery Camp at Bear Creek Recently Added Content

Activities include: BB Gun, Archery, and night time Glow in the Dark games!!! Don’t miss the Alien Invasion!

Scouts Offer Fiesta Medal 2014 Recently Added Content

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council has a vested interest in celebrating Texas History, and our continued support of Fiesta. The Alamo Area Council is proud to present our 2014 Fiesta medal to the great San Antonio community, as we work together to have a Unified Focus on Youth. READ ON...

Scouts Support 2014 Battle of Flowers Parade

Every April, downtown San Antonio becomes the site of a citywide celebration – the Battle of Flowers® Parade. Since 1891, the women volunteer members of the Battle of Flowers® Association have produced a parade to honor the fallen heroes of the Alamo and to commemorate the victory at the battle of San Jacinto.

Help Share the Stories of Scouting that Shape our local Community

The Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will recognize Scouting units within the council for outstanding efforts in documented positive public relations within the local, regional, national, or global media. Awards will be presented at the Council-wide Roundtable usually held every year in August.

A Scout Is Reverent

Article on the meaning of a "Scout Is Reverent" by Pastor Gene Horne...Read on

Solution to Problems is Scouting Says Good Scout Najim

2014 Good Scout Award Honoree, Harvey E. Najim, expresses his views of the value of Scouting within his acceptance speech during the Good Scout Luncheon held on March 7th at the Marriott Rivercenter. READ ON...

Join the Scout Strong Patriot Run

Support Patriots, Fitness, and Scouts in this new Council Special event. The "Scout Strong Patriot Run" is a 5k Race and 1k Kids' Fun Run held annually on Flag Day at the Blue Bonnet Palace to honor our Armed Forces with event proceeds benefiting the programs of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council.

Prehistoric Cub Scout Day Camp 2014

At Day Camp, Cub Scouts enjoy swimming, archery, shooting BB guns, going on nature trails, sports, games and crafts? Or would he enjoy learning new skills and earning awards? All this and more are waiting for your son at our Cub Scout Day Camps for 2014

Alamo Area Council 2013 Fact Sheet

The Alamo Area Council, BSA, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, serves a 13 county area imparting the Scouting program to over 28,500 youth and 7,500 volunteer adults in South Texas. The Boy Scouts of America continue to prepare young people for life by providing the nation’s foremost youth program of character development...Read more

BEAR CREEK SCOUT RESERVATION Summer 2014

Boy Scout Summer Camp Schedule...50 Years of Bear Creek...Project Oso 2014...Paddleboards...Read on

2nd Annual SCORP-OREE Scout Night with SA Scorpions

Camp out under the stars on June 7th with the San Antonio Scorpions! Watch an exciting soccer game between San Antonio and Ft Lauderdale Strikers. Join the pre-game fun in the Scorpion Fun Zone then get autographs and photos in the post-game Meet and Greet. There will also be many over night activities to participate in!

Eagle Scout earns Every Possible Merit Badge

North Central San Antonio teen, Ross Luna, is recognized for having earned all 135 merit badges currently available in Scouting.

2nd Annual Alamo Area Tough Scout Competition

The Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and the Musselman Scout Shop will be preparing Scouts for their summer camp adventure by hosting the 2nd Annual Alamo Area Tough Scout Competition and Camping Expo.

SAVE THE DATE - September 22, 2014 for Boy Scout Charity Golf Classic sponsored by Cram Roofing

Locally based Cram Roofing Company, Inc., continues their partnership with the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council in San Antonio, to raise money for its Scouting programs. The money is to be raised during the nonprofit’s annual Charity Golf Classic. Cram Roofing will serve as lead sponsor for 2014 by offering financial support and resources to the event.

12th Annual Boy Scout Charity Sporting Clays Tournament sponsored by Valero

Join us on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the National Shooting Complex for a fun filled afternoon of friendly and fun competition. Teams of five will compete at various stations, accommodating all skill levels, to shoot 100 targets.

Merit Badge University Spring 2014

Boy Scout Merit Badge University on May 10, 2014 at Northwest Vista 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.

Tiger Cub Day Camp 2014

Tiger Cub Day Camp - July 12 & 13, 2014 Tiger Cub Day Camp is for all Tiger Cubs (going into the 1st grade in fall) and their adult partner to come and enjoy two days of camp made especially for Tigers!

New Simplified Annual Health and Medical Record Form

the National BSA has rolled out a new, simplified annual health and medical record effective March 1, 2014.

From the desk of Director of Field Service, Ernie Gonzalez -March Roundtable NEWS

Greetings Alamo Area Council Scouters! I will bring you key messages that are relevant to chartered organizations, districts, council, and our members. My message will constantly change throughout the year based on current priorities, but the guiding principle of a "Unified focus on Youth" will always be the central to the mission.

Flags at Fort Sam Houston 2014

Members of the Boy Scouts of America nationwide are spending Memorial Day weekend showing appreciation for our men and women who served our nation by placing American flags at the headstones of fallen service members.

Boy Scout Night at the Dome - 2014 UTSA Football

Join the adventure with UTSA Football Roadrunners as they take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, November 15, 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!

1st Annual Alamo Area Council Marketing Award of Excellence

The Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will recognize Scouting units within the council for outstanding efforts in documented positive public relations within the local, regional, national, or global media.

Ship Happenings by Sea Scouts 26

The Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is proud to serve youth in the Two Rivers District through the Sea Scouts Ship 26 in Canyon Lake, Texas, chartered by North Shore United Methodist Church. READ ON...

Pack 51 Create a Magical Medieval Knights Blue and Gold

Cub Scout Pack 51 in Schertz, Texas, within the Two Rivers District of the Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America placed smiles and adventure into the hearts of kids young and old during their "Blue and Gold" banquet held February 2014.

In Other News

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