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  • Scout Service Centers will close at 12:00 PM on Wednesday and will be closed Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017 in observation of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, November 27, 2017.
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2017 Silver Beaver Nominations Now Due! Recently Added Content

Established in 1931, the Silver Beaver Award is presented for distinguished service to young people within a BSA local council. More than 50,000 recognitions have been conferred to date.

Request a Visit from the Order of the Arrow for your unit! Recently Added Content

If you are interested in scheduling a visit from your Order of the Arrow Chapter, follow these instructions....

Help Support victims of Sutherland Springs

It is with a heavy heart that I write this note. I live in Floresville, Texas and work as the representative for the Longhorn District of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council which includes Sutherland Springs.

2017 Recharter News and Updates

Recharter season is upon us and we would like to make you aware of some of the changes that are happening this year with the online system.

ROOM to ROAM - How's the fishing!

Where, what kind, what are they hitting on? Very common fishing questions, but the ultimate gamble is “it was how big”   I am not sure I can answer all of those, but maybe some generalities of things going on and a few hints.

DEC: Valero Alamo Bowl 2017

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council and Valero Alamo Bowl have teamed up to bring you an opportunity for adventure at their 25th Anniversary! Read on...

JAN - MAR: NRA Training Courses Offered

NRA training and certification is available for adult scouters. Please read on for all the opportunities in the Spring...

Scouting Youth Share Their Leadership Voice About Family Scouting

Eagle Scout and OA officer, Michael Chunat, 17, from Boy Scout Troop 650, and Venturing Associate advisor, Alle Wolfer, 21, from Crew 804 were interviewed this past Thursday about BSA's family scouting decision by Emmy award winning anchor, Deborah Knapp, and featured on the front page of SA Express News Monday edition in a story by education reporter Alia Malik, a former girl scout. READ ON...

DEC: Campmasters Needed!

Have you met one of our Campmasters? Want to join the Campmaster Corp and help provide an amazing experience for Scouts and families at our properties? Read on for more details and to find out how to apply to be on the Campmaster Corps...

BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle Scout

Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout. READ ON...

NEWS RELEASE - Alamo Area Council Welcomes New Chapter in History

In response to the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously voting to approve girls into its iconic Cub Scout and Boy Scout program, the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council releases the following statement: (Resource links also found on page) READ ON...

DEC: Venturing Forum Party

The Venturing Officer Association invites all Ventures and family members in the Alamo Area Council to the VOA Christmas Party. Come celebrate with us this year's accomplishments and the magic of the holidays.

Lion program for Kindergarten age boys - FAQ

The Lion program is a Boy Scouts of America program that is designed to introduce kindergarten-age boys and their families to the fun of Scouting. Here is an FAQ for your review. READ ON...

DEC: 2017 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.

MAR: Come on Out to the Second Council Wide Campout!

Our first Council Wide Campout was amazing! Why not do it again? Read on for details of the upcoming, 2018 Council Wide Campout....

JAN: Shooting Sports Committee Invites You to BEAST FEAST

You asked for a boy scout level open shoot event, and we deliver. Read on for more details......

DEC: Cub Scouts Shooting Sports Registration Open

Registration for Cub Scouts Shooting Sports Day is open now. Read on for event details and to register..

JUN '18: This is your year to take a Trek at Philmont!

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 2018!

DEC-FEB: Mays Family Scout Ranch Programs

The Mays Family Scout Ranch is offering the new Cub Scout Adventure programs and Boy Scout Merit Badges for the 2017 year. We are offering programs this Fall/Winter for Cubs and Boys Scouts to come out and participate in. Please review details on the calendar and sign up before it fills up. Please register online and come enjoy your time with us out at the Mays!

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