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Come Bird With Us in 2019! Recently Added Content

We are partnering with experts from the San Antonio Audobon Society to provide bird walks at McGimsey Scout Park. This is a quarterly event, free to here for more details...

Interested in being a Den Chief? Attend one of our Den Chief Trainings in 2019 Recently Added Content

A den chief is a Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, or Venturer assisting a Tiger, Wolf, Bear, or Webelos Scout den.

Important Changes to Membership Card and Charter Certificate Printing Requirements Recently Added Content

Effective January 1, 2019, councils will no longer print and mail membership cards to council and district volunteers and traditional Scouting units. This is a change to the council membership validation requirement. In addition, councils will no longer print and deliver unit charter certificates. READ ON...

On My Honor, To Be Prepared: Oliver Chandler Recently Added Content

The Alamo Area Council is proud to announce the awarding of the Medal of Merit to Oliver Chandler for his actions using his Scouting skills to save lives. READ ON...

Scout Day at The Live Stock Show Recently Added Content

Yeehaw....Let’s Rodeo Scouts! The Boy Scouts of America is proud to partner with The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo to host Scout Day on the first Sunday of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.

Introducing the 2019 Camp Card Challenge Recently Added Content

The 2019 Camp Card Challenge provides a sales strategy for your Scouts. In addition to the potential for increased sales, participating Scouts will be entered in a single drawing for one (1) $250 Gift Card to Main Event.

Spring NYLT is Just Around the Corner, Register Now! Recently Added Content

Our NYLT Staff is gearing up to conduct our Spring NYLT course to help train and prepare the leaders of tomorrow! Read on for more information....

Campership Applications to Attend Summer Camp 2019 Now Open Online Recently Added Content

Find more information in this article, then click on the link included to see the steps and the link to submit the application for a Campership.

ON MY HONOR - National Certificate of Merit to Koal Schaub Recently Added Content

The Alamo Area Council is proud to announce the awarding of a National Certificate of Merit to Koal Schaub for his actions in helping an individual in need. READ ON...

McGimsey Scout Park is Hiring Day Camp Staff for 2019 Recently Added Content

McGimsey Cub Scout Day Camp runs for 6 weeks and is looking for staff to hire for 2019. Please click here for more details...

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION: Go to Wood Badge - Spring 2019

Need a good New Year's Resolution? Sign up and attend Wood Badge this year! Read on for more information....

2019 Camp Card Sale Registration Opens Wednesday, January 9

Unit Registration for the 2019 Camp Card Sale begins Wednesday, January 9.


When released, a new membership update feature will be deployed to Scoutbook. On this date there will be an initial one way update of membership data from ScoutNET and my.Scouting into Scoutbook. READ ON...

2019 Roadrunner District Recognition Dinner

At our Annual Banquet we will recognize all the effort and time you have given to scouting. You will have fun, eat, and be recognized. We really appreciate every second you spend improving the scouting program and teaching our youth. Go to resources to get the list of Awards. It is always fun with great fellowship. See you all there!

USS Lexington Scout Night 2019

All Scouts are invited to the USS Lexington Scout Night 2019 in August 17-18 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

JUN-JUL: Cub Scout Day Camps 2019

Come out to our exciting day camps this year, and experience a week of adventure. Accept the challenge and join the fun at this years Game of Cubs. These week-long camps occur throughout the summer, and are open to Cub Scouts Tiger-Webelos.

Sea Scout and Venturer Selected to Speak at Report to Nation in 2019

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council is proud to announce that one of our own, Michalea Oakes of Sea Scout Ship 26 and Venturing Crew 804, has been selected as one of 12 delegates to speak at REPORT TO NATION.

Please Join Us For Our First Duty to God Interfaith Hike

Read on to find out more information about this Family Friendly event that includes an Outdoor Adventure and you receive a patch for attending!....

New Scouts BSA Brand Guidance Training

As the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has welcomed girls into Cub Scouts this year and older girls into the Scouts BSA program starting on February 1, 2019, it is important that families understand the program or organization they are joining. READ ON...

Unit Money Earning Project Application Form

As we prepare to embark upon a new year in Scouting, with many new volunteer scout leaders, one of the important elements of successful units is the unit money-earning program that is provided for Scout units to help finance their activities and to help make Scouting accessible to every youth, regardless of financial capacity. READ ON...

Scout Day at Extreme Escape

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council and Extreme Escape have partnered to bring you a Scout Day opportunity like no other before! Come out on February 2nd and make it out of the Escape Room before the clock runs out! You have 1-hour to work as a team...READ ON

See if YOU Can Survive This Weekend at Bear Creek!

This year's Council Wide Campout is the Bear Creek Survival. We will be offering all sorts of activities focused on survival and learning or practicing lots of scout skills. We are amping up our Saturday evening show this year! Webelos are invited to attend on Saturday through Sunday and will camp in the Valley. You won't want to miss this one!....

Be Prepared. For Scouts BSA - Dos and Donts

Using the same curriculum as the current Boy Scouts program, the organization is also scheduled to launch Scouts BSA in February 2019, which will serve boy troops and girl troops, enabling all eligible youth to earn the Eagle Scout rank (Scouts BSA troops will be single gender – all girl or all boy). Here are some resource reminders to help us welcome in Scouts BSA! READ ON...

Can My Troop or Pack Make Money by Selling Scout Fiesta Medals

We've had several inquiries over the last couple months regarding Alamo Area Council units interested in raising money by selling things besides Trails-End Popcorn and our Camp Camp risk free sales offerings. What about selling Boy Scout branded Fiesta medals? READ ON to find out...


On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA (formerly the Boy Scout program). One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when you join, however long you stay, or the rank you attain, the Scouting experience prepares you for life. Here are the Temporary Transition Rules. READ ON...

Fall/Winter: Mays Family Scout Ranch Programs 2018/2019

The Mays Family Scout Ranch is offering Cub Scout Adventure programs and Boy Scout Merit Badges for the 2018/2019 year. We are offering programs this fall, winter, and spring for Cub and Boy 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!

Scout Night with San Antonio Rampage

Join us for a night you won't want to miss! Cheer on the San Antonio Rampage Hockey Team as they take on the Chicago Blackhawks, So join us on March 23, 2019 at 7:00 PM and show your Scout spirit.

APR: Scouts Support 2019 Battle of Flowers Parade

Every April, downtown San Antonio becomes the site of a citywide celebration – the Battle of Flowers® Parade. Since 1891, the women volunteer members of the Battle of Flowers® Association have produced a parade to honor the fallen heroes of the Alamo and to commemorate the victory at the battle of San Jacinto. READ ON...

Request a Visit from the Order of the Arrow for your unit!

If you are interested in scheduling a visit from your Order of the Arrow Chapter, follow these instructions....

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