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Today's Top Stories

Winter Merit Badge University 2014

Boy Scout Winter Merit Badge Extravaganza December 29 - 31, 2014 at McGimsey Scout Park Winter Merit Badge University (MBE) is an annual event hosted by the Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America that gives Boy Scouts, ages 11-18, the opportunity during the Holidays to earn merit badges ranging from recreational activites to Eagle Scout merit badges.

Boy Scout Mom Testifies Over Life Saving Values in Scouting

During the first weekend in October, our family went on a Cub Scout Pack camp out off the Guadalupe river...a little boy not in our group about 4 years of age walked down onto the rocks of the river. He could not swim. READ ON...

Camp Cards are BACK for 2015

Alamo Area Council is pleased to announce the return of the Camp Card fundraising program. Scouts can earn their own way to a Summer or Day Camp! Register your unit by Jan 23, 2015 to participate.

Scout Night with the San Antonio Spurs!

San Antonio Spurs vs. Washington Wizards Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 7:30 PM Order Deadline is 8 December, 2014 so get your order in TODAY! Special Package offer for Scouts and their families!

What is the Scouting Religious Award?

Scouting Religious Awards discussed by Council Chaplain, Pastor Gene Horne...Read on

Share the Adventure of Scouting

You are an important part of Scouting...please Share the Adventure of Scouting. READ ON...

Recharter Information 2015

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. READ ON...

Cub Scouts Sell Popcorn for Good Turn for Wounded Warriors

During this Boy Scout popcorn selling season, two local Cub Scouts strived to do more than just raise funds for their Pack's activities this year. They have set a goal to collect $2000 in online donations so they can buy popcorn and take it to the wounded warriors recovering at the Center for the Intrepid and the Fisher House. READ ON...

Longtime Scouter Shares Appreciation for Youth Leaders

Hi my name is Melissa and I have worked at the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council for a very long time. In my time at the Alamo Area Council, I have seen the good...the bad...and all the growing pains we have encountered towards our mission of serving more kids. READ ON...

What Is Friends of Scouting? Recently Added Content

Friends of Scouting is the annual giving program that involves parents, volunteers, and alumni in the community to support the delivery of council services to each Scouting household. The campaign is supported by individuals, businesses, an private foundations. Download the Friends of Scouting 2015 Brochure to learn more. READ ON...

Scouting Venture Youth Lead the Adventure at Lost Maples Recently Added Content

Crew 1 members enjoyed a weekend of backpacking the trails of Lost Maples State Natural Area on Dec. 12-14. Six crsew members and three adult advisors backpacked about 8 miles and hiked another 3 or 4 miles to explore the trails.

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