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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.


During the holiday season Council and ScoutReach Offices will be closed the following dates:

  • Wednesday, November 26, at 3:00 PM and will reopen Monday, December 1, at 8:30 AM.
  • Friday, December 12, at 3:00 PM and will reopen Monday, December 15, at 8:30 AM.
  • Tuesday, December 23, at 5:30 PM and will reopen Friday, January 2, at 8:30 AM.
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Today's Top Stories

Boy Scout Mom Testifies Over Life Saving Values in Scouting Recently Added Content

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...

Share the Adventure of Scouting Recently Added Content

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

White Christmas at Woodlawn Theatre

For All Scouts and their families and leaders. The event includes discount tickets for White Christmas the Musical, ornament making, cookie decorating and hot chocolate, an onstage Q&A session with the director, cast and crew and photo opportunities. You will not want your troop to miss this holiday classic performed Broadway-style.

Scout Night with the San Antonio Spurs! Recently Added Content

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!

Scouting Database My.Scouting Offers Helpful Tools Recently Added Content

my.Scouting is the new National BSA Scouting database (NOT to be confused with that offers tools designed to empower volunteers in managing their units and delivering the Scouting program. READ ON...Learn about the tools functionality...

Investors Report on Scouting for 2013 Recently Added Content

The Alamo Area Council Key Three are pleased to present to you, our partners and shareholders in the development of youth, your 2013 Investors’ Report. READ ON...

COMMUNICATION NEWS -Confused about vs. vs. Council Website? Recently Added Content

As a parent, Scout, volunteer, or other Scouting supporter, you will surely come across conversation about or the need to access several online Scouting sites. This can be very confusing. This article strives to explain and clarify some things between the different main Scouting websites and their function. READ ON...

Scout Youth Explore Careers in Sustainability Recently Added Content

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (BSA) offered the opportunity for Scouts to explore a career in sustainability and earn a merit badge on their path to reach the highest rank in Scouting – the Eagle Scout. The Nova STEM / BHP Billiton Merit Badge Academy began their second class on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the San Antonio College Campus. READ ON...

Cub Adventure Camp

Learn about the new Nova and Supernova Awards and get a head start on earning them. Participate in belt loops, pins and activity badges to help meet the requirements for the awards. Cost: $55.00 per pair through December 5th.

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.

Trainer's EDGE, Required for Some; Wanted by All

Join the Alamo Area Council's Training Team as they assist you in perfecting your training skills. A team of top notch Trainers will work with you to put a sparkle in your training. You won't want to miss it!!!

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.

Boy Scout Summer Camp 2015

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

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.

New 'Adventure Guide' Publication Helps Scouts Plan

New Adventure Guide publication supports Scout leaders, parents, and Scouting community plan their Scouting experiences. Do you have your copy? Read on...

Hunting Season Opens Soon at Bear Creek Scout Reservation

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.

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!

Eagle Scouts Earn College Scholarship Funds

Two Eagle Scouts, Ross Luna and Julian Lopez, from the Alamo Area Council were recently informed that they have been awarded a $1000 college scholarship. Read on...

What is a Unit Commissioner? What training is offered for Commissioners? Recently Added Content

Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America.

Careers in Everything at Fall MBU Recently Added Content

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (BSA) offered the opportunity for Scouts to explore a career in almost everything and earn a merit badge on their path to reach the highest rank in Scouting – the Eagle Scout. The FALL Merit Badge University was a huge success being held at St Phillip's College. READ ON...

Cub Scouts Sell Popcorn for Good Turn for Wounded Warriors Recently Added Content

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...

Merit Badge University Spring 2015 Recently Added Content

Boy Scout Merit Badge University on May 9, 2015. 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.

23rd World Scout Jamboree Recently Added Content

On July 28, 2015, more than 30,000 Scouts and leaders from 161 countries around the world will converge on Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree. READ ON...

San Antonio River Cleanup Recently Added Content

Scouts and Leaders have been participating in this unique community service project for many years...... Welcome Basura Bashers! Basura Bash is a one day, all volunteer event to clean the San Antonio Watershed. For the past 20 years you helped us clean area waterways and we are glad to see you back for the 21st Annual Basura Bash Waterways Cleanup.

Longtime Scouter Shares Appreciation for Youth Leaders Recently Added Content

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 the Scouting Religious Award? Recently Added Content

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

Learning from Rejection During Popcorn Season Recently Added Content

If you declined my son's offer to buy popcorn from his Cub Scout Pack yesterday, I owe you one. I'm serious. READ ON...

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