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In Honor of the Thanksgiving Holidays, the Alamo Area Council Service Centers will be closing early at 1pm Wednesday, November 21, 2018 and will reopen Monday at 8:30am on November 26, 2017.
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Be Prepared. For Scouts BSA - Dos and Donts Recently Added Content

Using the same curriculum as the current Boy Scouts program, the organization is also scheduled to launch Scouts BSA in February 2019, which will serve boy troops and girl troops, enabling all eligible youth to earn the Eagle Scout rank (Scouts BSA troops will be single gender – all girl or all boy). Here are some resource reminders to help us welcome in Scouts BSA! READ ON...

Webelos Trail 2 Eagle 2018 Adventures

Webelos Trail to Eagle 2018 is the premier event for seeing how a Scout Troop works and possibly even finding the perfect troop for your family to cross over into. READ ON...

New District Committee Staff Assignments Announced

On January 2, 2019, the Alamo Area Council will be realigned into 6 new traditional Scouting Districts based on school district boundaries (plus three 'meta-districts' for specific programs). New District Staff Advisor assignments are as follows...READ ON...

Interested in being a Den Chief? We've added another Den Chief Training Class!

A den chief is a Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, or Venturer assisting a Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, or Webelos Scout den.

DEC: 2018 Venturing Cup Challenge and Open House

All Crews and invited guests will compete in fun games of skill, adventure and team building for the Venturing Challenge Cup at the McGimsey. Invited participating guests are FREE and should be Venturing program age eligible. Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women who are 13(completed 8th grade) thru 20 yrs of age. Youth guests can register to join a crew at this event.

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!

Troops Invited to Demonstrate Outdoor Skills for Webelos

Boy Scout Troops are invited to participate in the upcoming Webelos Trail to Eagle to be held November 30 to December 2. The Webelos Trail to Eagle is designed to connect Webelos with outdoor skills and the Troops they may join when they crossover.

Hunting Season Opens Soon at Bear Creek Scout Reservation

Rifle Hunting Season begins at Bear Creek Scout Reservation November 3, 2018. Read on for more information and pricing...

Council Realignment Announcement

The volunteer board of the Council recently approved a plan to realign the Council’s districts to more effectively carry out the Council’s mission to prepare every eligible youth in our 13-county service area to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. READ ON...

Scout Youth to Name Newly Realigned Districts

The Alamo Area Council is in the exciting position of realigning our district boundaries in order to better serve our Scouting communities and we want your help in naming the new areas! The new district alignment will be based on school district boundaries and will take effect on January 2, 2019. The new plan calls for 6 geographic districts plus 3 special purpose ‘meta-districts'...READ ON

Cub Scout Law Enforcement Night with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office November 2018

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring this free event to provide an opportunity for Cub Scouts to complete rank specific electives. The event is limited to 45 Cub Scouts per rank and will be held at the McGimsey Scout Park Sport Court Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Looking for More Information on Scouts BSA Troops for Girls?

Click here if you are a future Troop Leader for Scouts BSA Girls or if you are a girl interested in joining a Scouts BSA Troop for Girls. READ ON.....

Webmaster Meetup to Support New Council Wordpress Themed Site Recently Added Content

This is a meet up for Scouters that either are, have been in the past, or have been identified as a 'webmaster' in support of the website of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council. We will be discussing our transition in January 2019 to a mobile optimized, Council Wordpress theme site. READ ON...

Scout Youth Explore Careers at Merit Badge University Recently Added Content

In continued partnership with St. Philip’s College, The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (BSA) offers the opportunity at Merit Badge University (MBU) for Scouts to explore a career while earning a badge on their path to reach the highest rank in Scouting – the Eagle Scout. READ ON...


 : 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.

If you would like to add additional information or entries, please contact


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