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  • Council and ScoutReach offices will be closed Friday, July 3 in observation of Independence Day and will reopen Monday, July 6 at 8:30 am. 


Today's Top Stories

Ford Canoe Challenge 2015

Join us on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 7:00am to 11:00am for the 47th Annual Paseo del Rio Association FORD CANOE CHALLENGE. It is the only time anyone ever gets to canoe the beautiful River Walk! READ ON...

Alamo Area Council invites all Cub Scouts to Attend Our Space Day Camp!

This summer, Alamo Area Council is having 10 Day Camps at 5 different locations starting from June 8th until July 27th. Read on....

Camp Akela at Bear Creek Will be Fun for Webelos

The 2015 Camp Akela will once again be held at Bear Creek Scout Reservation, Hunt, Texas. Each session will only be allotted 200 Webelos (1st & 2nd year) and their adult leaders. Only two sessions will be held.

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...

Southern Region Director Receives Key to City

Responsible for 90 Councils in 13 states, the Southern Region Director for the Boy Scouts of America, Ponce Duran, began his career as a District Executive in the Rio Grande Valley over 35 years ago. On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the Mayor of the Rio Grande Valley City of Harlingen, Texas, Chris Boswell, recognized the leadership and multiple accomplishments of a man well respected. READ ON...

Centennial Eagle Scout - Frank Mahan

"Scouting gave meaning to Life," said Centennial Eagle Scout, Frank Mahan. A Korean War army veteran and career photographer, Frank found value in Scouting that shaped his life. Read on...

Camperships Still Available for Summer Camp 2015!

Camperships are still available for Summer Camp 2015. Read on to find out how to apply for a campership...

Hunter Education Courses offered at Alamo Area Council for Scouts

Classes are the basic (6 hours of instruction). THESE CLASSES ARE NOT NOR DO THEY INCLUDE OR REQUIRE THE “FIELD CLASS” OR “LIVE-FIRE” EXCERCISES. Read on to find out how to get certified.

Pulmonair Teams Up with Scouts to Support Community Wellness

Life Scouts from Troop 471 of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council met with Dr. John M. Raimondo, Pulmonair President/CEO last week in a special interview regarding the Scout Strong Patriot Run taking place on June 13th.

Council Wide 2015 Roundtable Rolls into ATT Center

Alamo Area Council Wide 2015 Roundtable at the AT&T Center on Thursday, August 13, 2015, from 6 to 8:45 p.m.

Venturing Challenge Cup and Open House 2015 Recently Added Content

All Council Venturing Crews and invited guests will compete in fun games of skill, adventure, and teambuilding for the Venturing Challenge Cup at the McGimsey Scout from 9am - 2 pm on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Invited participating guests are FREE and should be Venturing program age eligible. READ ON...

Scouts Zip Lining for Speed, Adventure, and Self Esteem Recently Added Content

Fast Zip line is New Adventure at Bear Creek Scout Reservation

3rd Annual SCORP-OREE Moved to 2nd Night

The camp out on May 30th with the Scorpions was moved to the second Scout night on September 12th. Join the pre-game fun on Sept 12th in the Scorpion Fun Zone then get autographs and photos in the post-game Meet and Greet. There will also be many evening activities and of course the SCORPOREE camp out! READ ON.

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