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Today's Top Stories

FEB-JUN: National Youth Leadership Training 2017 Recently Added Content

Read on for more information about NYLT 2017!

Changes to New Cub Scout Program add Flexibility for Fun Recently Added Content

National Boy Scouts of America launched new enhanced programming thru updated handbooks for Cub Scouts this year. Listening to Scouting family feedback, some added program requirements are now optional to open up space in den meetings for more flexibility and fun. READ ON...

ScoutNight at the Rodeo 2017 Recently Added Content

Join us at one of the largest and most prestigious single events in the city of San Antonio... the Stock Show and Rodeo! Attractions include Carnival, Buckaroo Farms, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Live Band Performances, Texas Wildlife Expo, Animal Adventures, and many more!

JAN-FEB: Cub Scouts: Have You Earned the Texas Badge? Recently Added Content

The Texas Badge may only be earned by Cub Scouts in Texas. Visit a historical site in Texas then come learn more about our great State.

JAN-MAY: CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training Offered in 2017. Recently Added Content

Read on to find out what CPR/AED training and Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training is all about!...

McGimsey Day Camp 2.0 - New Camp Staff Structure Recently Added Content

The Knight’s Quest Day Camps held at the McGimsey Scout Park in 2017 will feature an updated staff structure. The McGimsey Day Camps will be led by a paid staff assisted by volunteer Boy Scouts. The new leadership structure will free parents to attend as observers and remove the 1:5 ratio of adult:scouts for attending Scouts/units.

Boerne Day Camp Gains New Name, Location and Expanded Reach Recently Added Content

The Boerne Day Camp now has a new name, location and expanded reach. The Day Camp, to be held June 19-23, 2017, will now be called the Greater Northwest Day Camp to reflect its new location and expanded reach to Cub Scout families.

McGimsey Day Camp 2017 Staff Applications Now Being Accepted Recently Added Content

The Alamo Area Council Outdoor Adventure Center is now accepting Cub Scout Day Camp Staff applications for the McGimsey Scout Park. The McGimsey Day Camps will feature a new staff structure in 2017. Boy Scouts and Adults are encouraged to apply. Application Deadline is January 15, 2017.

Give the GIFT of High-Adventure: Powder Horn 2017!

Powder Horn 2017 is an action packed training for you and your unit. Read on to learn more about it....

SALSA Is Active and Growing

The San Antonio League of Scouting Alumni is active and growing – all committed to serve and expand the base of Scouts, Scout alumni and their families who support the awesome programming which Scouting brings to the youth and families of America.

What is Scoutbook? Get Your Code Today!

Have you started using Scoutbook yet? If you’re unfamiliar with it, Scoutbook is a new web application provided by the National Council of the BSA which helps with advancement tracking, unit communications, calendar keeping and more.

DEC - Merit Badge Extravaganza Registration Open

Register now for the big Merit Badge Extravaganza. Click for more information and registration!

My Experience as an Intern

As my internship with Boy Scouts Alamo Area Council is winding down, here are my final thoughts on the experience.


Not sure what Wood Badge is all about or what it can do for you, your scouts and your unit? Read on to find out....

FEB - Register Now for 2017 Mountain Man Rendezvous

Registration is open now for the Council Wide Mountain Man Rendezvous...

FEB - Report to State 2017 for the Alamo Area Council

On Saturday, February 4, 2017, a delegation of Scouts and leaders from the Alamo Area Council will attend the event called "Report to State" held annually at the Capitol Building in Austin, Texas. REGISTER Today for the limited slots to attend...

Who is the Friendly Scout Park Manager at McGimsey?

Learn all about Chris Silvey, the McGimsey Scout Park Manager, and the work that does for the council. Click here to learn more.

SEPT-OCT: Register NOW for Powderhorn 2017!

Registration for Powderhorn 2017 is now open, please read on for more details.

JAN - Council Now Accepting Applications for NYLT Summer Courses Staff

Please read on for more details on how to apply for staff for either or both of the Summer Courses for NYLT...

MAR - What is Wood Badge?

Wood Badge registration is filling up, don't miss your chance to attend our premier leadership training....

Merit Badge Counselor 2017 Renewal

Renewals are now open for Merit Badge Counselors of 2017. The renewal period for 2017 will be October 1, 2016, to December 15, 2016. Read on for the requirements and application process.

Cub Scout Day Camp 2017 Theme Announced

The Alamo Area Council announces the Cub Scout Day Camp theme for 2017: Knight's Quest.

JAN-DEC 2017: 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 16 programs this year 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!

JAN - Shooting Sports University 2017

Shooting Sports University is an archery and shotgun merit badge weekend overnighter. Parents are welcome and encouraged to come or be a part of this event. This will allow boys to begin working on merit badges and work to complete partials.

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.

DEC - Cub Scout Shooting Sports 2016

Registration is NOW OPEN for Cub Scout Shooting Sports Day!

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