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Scouting Serves Unique Communities Field Day at McGimsey

Youth members enjoyed a special Field Day at McGimsey Scout Park on Friday, August 12th. Forty members participated in activities geared....read on

SEPT-OCT: New Cub Scout Adventure Day

Newly registered Cub Scouts can come from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm for their first outdoor adventure with archery, BB guns, nature, crafts and games.

SALSA e-News

SALSA - San Antonio League of Scouting Alumni... Remember... Rekindle... Reconnect... Reinvest...

SEPT - Cub Scout Law Enforcement Night with Bexar County Sheriff's Department

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring this event to provide an opportunity for Cub Scouts to complete rank specific electives.

Bass Pro Shops Announces September as Boy Scout Month

Bass Pro Shops is proud to announce Boy Scout Month; “Providing a Compass for Life!” during the month of September!! Boy Scout month benefits our Council with donations, popcorn sales, and offers Fishing and Rifle Shooting Merit Badge workshops throughout September.

OCT - Interested in trying out Climbing? Come to Open Climb

One of the most exciting experiences you can have with your Boy Scout Troop is taking them to a personal challenge of perseverance. Alamo Area Council offers an open climb at our tower at McGimsey Scout Park.

AUG - ScoutNight with SAFC 2016

Due to the flooding of STAR field the post game campout has been cancelled. For more information or questions please contact Jericho Talusan at (210) 305-3017. Join the San Antonio FC on August 20th as they rally against the Seattle Sounders 2, complete with Players' Meet-and-Greet, Autographs, and Campout.

OCT - Catholic Scout Retreat

The Catholic Committee On Scouting invites all scouts and adult leaders to participate in the annual Retreat, Saturday, October 1,2016, McGimsey Scout Park.

SEPT-NOV: CPR/AED and Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training Offered This Fall at AAC.

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

Nominate an adult leader for the Silver Beaver Award

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest council level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council.

AUG-DEC: Venturing Forum / Venturing Officer Association VOA

Every month Venturing leaders and youth from the Council and the Venturing Officer Association from the Alamo Area Council meets to discuss up coming activities, training, service project and outdoor adventure opportunities. Join us every last Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Council Service Center. We hope to see you there!

WEBELOS Meet and Learn from Boy Scouts at the Web-O-Ree

The 2016 Web-O-Ree at the McGimsey Scout Park will provide WEBELOS the opportunity to interact with Boy Scouts while gaining valuable Scouting Skills and experience.

Boy Scouts Offers Online Membership Registration for New Families

The Alamo Area Council has become a BETA Council for a new process of assisting families in joining our great program. Beginning August 1, 2016, we will offer online membership registration to new youth and adults wanting to join a unit with the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (BSA). Can You Help Us? READ ON...

SEPT-OCT: Let's Do Some High Adventure at Powder Horn!

What are you doing in September and October? How would you like to do some Shotgun shooting, Rifle/Pistol shooting, Archery, Black Powder shooting, Tomahawk throwing, BMX/Mountain-Biking, Scuba, Snorkeling, Log-rolling, Fly Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking and lots more?....

Scoutbook Introduces Administrative Tools for Councils

Besides our other communication platforms like the Adventure Guide, Council social media sites, and the Council website www.AlamoAreaBSA.org with monthly newsletter emailings, the Alamo Area Council will begin utilizing the BRAND NEW Scoutbook Council Messaging Feature. READ ON...

OCT - Boy Scout Night at the Dome - 2016 UTSA Football

Join the adventure with UTSA Football Roadrunners as they take on Southern Miss, October 8, 2016 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 a surprise guest speaker!

AUG-DEC: NRA Certifications Offered for Adult Scouters in 2016

Our shooting sports committee has put together a smorgasbord of training available for adult scouters. Please read on for all the opportunities...

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.

SEPT - Backpacking the Back Country at Bear Creek Scout Reservation!

This is the one time you get to see parts of Bear Creek Scout Reservation that you don't see during summer camp!

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