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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!  "I have been scouting for the best popcorn I could find and the Boy Scouts have it!...I am honored to continue the tradition and help tip off this year's campaign. GO SPURS GO!"~ The Coyote.

Today's Top Stories

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!

Boy Scout Month at Bass Pro Shop 2014 Recently Added Content

We are proud to announce that September is Boy Scout Month at Bass Pro Shops. This promotion will run in all of the Bass Pro Shop stores for the entire month of September 2014. The San Antonio Bass Pro will offer workshops, free crafts, merit badge classes, and opportunity to support our local Scouting community through a donations program.

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

Summertime Does Not Mean an End to Scouting Fun

Article by Scouter, Steven Alvarez about supporting Year Round Scouting Adventures for Your Youth. Read on...

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 Recently Added Content

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 Recently Added Content

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.

Cub Scout Shooting Sports Day 2014

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 can be earned on Saturday and the pin on Sunday. You must attend both Saturday and Sunday to earn the pin.

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 located at 1300 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78212.

We Don't only plan camps! Check out our 2014 Cub Scout Adventures! Recently Added Content

There are many opportunities for Cub Scouts to get outdoors, make new friends, and have excellent Outdoor Adventures! Participate in one of these exciting events!

2014 Cub Scout Camping Recently Added Content

There are many opportunities for Cub Scouting camping scheduled for the fall of 2014. Plan to participate in one of these fun events!

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.

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