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UPDATES

  • Scout Service Centers will be closed on Friday, April 14, 2017 and Friday, April 28, 2017. Offices will reopen for normal operating hours on the following Mondays at 8:30 am. 
  • Scout Service Centers will be closing early on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm. Please plan accordingly. Office will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 8:30 am. 
Today's Top Stories

Cub Discovery Camp Activities Announced Recently Added Content

The 2017 Cub Discovery Camp at Bear Creek will feature hands-on outdoor camping learning opportunities.

2016 Eagle Scout Recognition BBQ Recently Added Content

The San Antonio League of Scouting Alumni, specifically the National Eagle Scout Association would like to hold it’s first annual Eagle Recognition event for the Eagle Class of 2016—the event will be on June 10, 2017 at..

MAY: Hands On Camping and Learning for Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts of all ranks will have fun while experiencing a hands on camping experience during the 2017 Cub Discovery Camp.

JUN - JUL: Knight's Quest Day Camp Early Bird Pricing Ends April 30

Early Bird pricing for all Knight's Quest Cub Scout Day Camps ends April 30, 2017.

ScoutStrong Patriot Run 5k

You’re are invited to participate in the 4th annual Scout Strong Patriot 5K Trail Run on Saturday, May 20th at McGimsey Scout Park! We look forward to seeing you there!

Council Staff Updates - April 2017

Today's professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference . . . work that calls one to continual learning and challenge.

Scoutmaster/ASM Leader Specific Training Now ONLINE!

The Scoutmaster/ASM Leader Specific Training required to be considered a "trained leader" is now offered online. Read on for more details....

UGRA 14th Annual River Clean Up

The Upper Guadalupe River Authority has scheduled the 14th annual River Clean Up for Saturday, July 22, 2017 starting at 8:00 AM. The headquarters for the River Clean Up will be at Flat Rock Park in Kerrville and volunteers will....READ ON

JUN-JUL: San Antonio Missions Scout Night 2017

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: Saturdays, June 10, 2017 or July 8, 2017. Read on...

JUL - Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp 2017

Click here for more details on Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp 2017...

This is your year to take a Trek at Philmont!

It's your year, you've been waiting for this your entire scouting career...sign up now to go on your Trek to Philmont in 2018!

All Unit Recharters Moving to December

As the majority of other Council’s across Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have done to better serve youth, all Alamo Area Council unit recharters will move to the month of December. READ ON...

MAY: Learning for Life Field Days 2017

The Learning for Life Field Day 2017 (LFL) is free to South San ISD 5th graders who participate in the Learning for Life program of the Alamo Area Council. LFL Field Days will be held this year at the Mays Family Scout Ranch located at 3445 Fest Rd, San Antonio, TX, off Highway 16, south of Downtown SA during the last 3 Fridays in May from 9am-2pm. READ ON...

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.

REGISTER TODAY - 5th Annual Camp Card Sale Starts February 24, 2017

It’s that time of year for the Alamo Area Council's 5th Annual Camp Card Sale and hopefully our best yet. Over the past four years the participating units have sold 226,673 cards and earned OVER $1.1 Million for Scout camping, activities, and Council programs. Is your unit ready to join in on this extremely easy money-earning opportunity?

JUN-JUL: Boy Scout Counselor-In-Training Opportunities

Boy Scouts are needed to fill 50-70 Counselor-In-Training positions during Cub Scout Day Camps at the McGimsey Scout Park.

APR-MAY: In-Person Cub Scout Day Camp Registration Opportunities

Registration for all 2017 Day Camps will be made online; several opportunities for in-person registration are available for those with limited online access. Council Staff will be available at several locations to enter online individual and unit Day Camp registrations. Computers and assistance will be available.

MAY: Battle for Texas Scout Night 2017

All Scouts invited to Journey Back in Time during this immersive adventure at Battle for Texas Scout Night. Click here for more details...

Camperships Available for 2017 Summer Camps

The Alamo Area Council provides Camperships, up to 50% of the Early Bird Registration Fees, for Scouts in need who wish to attend summer camp. Confidential Campership requests may be submitted on line.

JUL: Alamo Area Council Cub Scout Resident Camp

Wolves and Bears, along with a parent, are invited to attend the Second Annual Cub Scout Resident Camp at the Mays Family Scout Ranch. Two sessions will be led by the staff from Bear Creek Boy Scout Summer Camp.

MAY-JUL: 2017 Swim Checks and Lessons

The swim classification of individuals participating in water activities is a key element of the BSA’s Safe Swim Defense and Safety Afloat. Swim classification tests (swim checks) should be renewed annually at the beginning of the outdoor season and are required for any Scout attending Boy Scout Camp. The Alamo Area Council offers swim lessons to Scouts (ages 6+) as well as swim checks.

JUN-JUL: Parents: What is your Cub Scout doing this Summer?

Do you want to focus some of your Cub Scout's energy towards positive activities? Do you want him to be outdoors and come home dirty and tired? Would you like him to have fun while making friends and developing quality character traits? If you answered "Yes!" to any, or all, of these questions then your Cub Scout needs to attend Day Camp 2017!

MAY: Cub Scouts: Have You Earned the Texas Badge?

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.

McGimsey Day Camp 2017 Staff Applications Now Being Accepted

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.

APR-DEC: 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!

APR - 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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