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  • Scout Service Centers will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observation of Memorial Day. Offices will re-open for normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.  

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LNT - Outdoor Ethics Trainer Course Recently Added Content

This 16-hour, overnight training course is designed for adult and youth members of Scouting 14 years of age and older, who value the land and want to teach others how to protect and preserve it. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a Leave No Trace Trainer certificate, a trainer pin and will be qualified to teach Leave No Trace skills and ethics to all levels of Scouting

Flags at Fort Sam Honors Our Fallen Heroes Friday, May 27

Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, Young Marines, American Heritage Girls, Trail Life, Veterans, Soldiers, Corporate and Community Volunteers, other Military and Youth Service Organizations, and their Families Honor Fallen Heroes by placing American Flags at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

Scout Strong Patriot Run to be held Flag Day Weekend - Saturday, June 11

Natural Terrain Trail 5k Honoring Our Armed Forces to Support Scouting will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 at McGimsey Scout Park.

Why is online event registration different for events?

Each online event registration is setup differently based on directions from the committee leadership over each event. The event committee leadership can be made up of one or several volunteer event chairs, staff advisors, and possibly a community event partner like...


Here are some frequently asked questions the Alamo Area Council has received for the month of May

Cub Scout Day Camp FAQ

Frequently asked questions for Cub Scout Day Camp 2016.

Eagle Scout Recognized on News 4 San Antonio

On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, News 4 San Antonio featured Eagle Scout Hunter Beaton, 15, after he was recognized for his Eagle Project where he raised $10,000 for a Boerne non-profit that helps foster families.

"How Are We Doing?" Customer Service Survey - Spring 2016

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council Marketing and Communications team has launched the Spring 2016 “How Are We Doing?” Customer Service Survey. We highly encourage all of our members, volunteers, parents, and donors to take a few minutes to complete the survey.

JUN - All Families are Invited to the Great American Campout (GAC)

National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Campout is a summer-long celebration of camping as a way to connect with nature and wildlife. The Alamo Area Council is hosting a Public Event in support of the Great American Campout.

JUL - Bear Creek Summer Camp is Open to Venturers Session 4 and 5

All venture crews are invited to come to Bear Creek Summer Camp Session 4 and 5....

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

Please follow the links below to submit a campership application or an endorsement for a Scout who has applied for a campership.

JUL - Tiger Cub Day Camp 2016

Tiger Cub Day Camp - July 9 10, 2016 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 designed for Tigers!

JUN - NYLT 2016 Summer Course - Lead the Way!

Register now for NYLT 2016 (Summer)!

JUL - San Antonio Missions Scout Night 2016

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council and your San Antonio Missions bring you two opportunities for outdoor adventures with Missions baseball in 2016. Watch a great game then campout afterwards on one or both dates at Nelson Wolff Municipal Stadium: Saturday, May 14th or July 23rd. Read on...

JUL - Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp 2016

Camp Akela is now Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp! Read on for details...

SEPT-DEC: 2016 Mays Merit Badge Programs

In 2016 the Mays Family Scout Ranch (MFSR) will be offering 8 Merit Badges. The MFSR will complete certain requirements for all merit badges, but not all elective requirements that show within the booklets. Please review details on the calendar of which requirements will be held prior to the event.

SEPT-DEC: 2016 Mays Cub Scout Adventure Programs

In 2016 the Mays Family Scout Ranch (MFSR) will be offering 8 Cub Scout Adventure programs to serve Tigers to Webelos. The MFSR will complete certain requirements for all Cub Scout ranks, but not all elective requirements that show within the new Cub Scout handbooks. Please review details on the calendar of which requirements will be held prior to the event.

MAY-JUL: Swim Checks and Swim Lessons offered by Alamo Area Council

Alamo Area Council is offering Swim Lessons at McGimsey Scout Park Pool this summer. In addition, if the Scout Camp you are attending requires a swim check in order to attend, we offer many opportunities to complete your swim check prior to going to camp...

JUN-JUL: Alamo Area Council invites all Cub Scouts to Attend Our Day Camp!

Read on for more information about the Cub Scout Day Camps offered by Alamo Area Council....

JUL - Join us for the First Ever Alamo Area Council Cub Scout Resident Camp!

Read on to see if you can SURVIVE a two night/three day Cub Scout Resident Camp with Alamo Area Council....

JUN/JUL - Check out the New Plans for Bear Creek Summer Camp 2016!

Still deciding on Summer Camp? Click here to find out what Bear Creek will have in 2016!

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