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2016 Alamo Area Council Successes Reported at Texas Capital Recently Added Content

"Greetings from the 22,331 Scouts and the 5,900 adult volunteer Scouters of the Alamo Area Council, headquartered in San Antonio," announced life Scout, Patrick Roca, from behind the state podium. "I am honored to be here today to report that the Alamo Area Council continues...

SALSA at the Rodeo Recently Added Content

Everyone in San Antonio knows February is Rodeo time, so SALSA took the opportunity to go out to the grounds to spread the word about Scouting in the Alamo Area Council and the great opportunity to reconnect alumni to Scouting today.

"How Are We Doing?" Customer Service Survey - Fall 2016 Recently Added Content

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council Marketing and Communications team has launched the Fall 2016 “How Are We Doing?” Customer Service Survey. We highly encourage all of our members, volunteers, parents, and donors to take a few minutes to complete the survey.

Scouts of Troop 118 and Troop 137 Properly Retire U.S. Flags Recently Added Content

Boy Scouts with Troop 118 and Troop 137, under the supervision of Commander Marvin Roemer of Poth VFW Post 8555, retire U.S. flags by incinerating them on the Wilson County Courthouse law during a February 4th ceremony

2017 National Law Enforcement Exploring Leadership Academies Recently Added Content

During the summer of 2017, select Law Enforcement Explorers will have the unique experience of participating in the National Law Enforcement Exploring Leadership Academies. The National Law Enforcement Exploring Academy Committee will select thirty Explorers for each academy.

Powder Horn Reunion 2017 Recently Added Content

Have FUN at our first-ever Powder Horn REUNION! If you ever attended or staffed a Powder Horn Course (or are scheduled to staff PH2017),YOU are invited! Read on for details...

UGRA 14th Annual River Clean Up Recently Added Content

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...

My Scouting Adventure - What's your story?

Ten years ago, when my son Jacob was in first grade, he excitedly waved a flyer about Cub Scouts in my face while I was making dinner in our tiny apartment. I looked at it and questioned him. “You really want to join Cub Scouts?

Ruggedizing Youtube

Michael and David Sifuentes, Eagle Scouts from San Antonio, Texas have embarked on producing videos focused on the outdoors. The topics will include yet are not limited to survival skills, living history, and archeology.

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.

MAR: Air-Powered Cub N' One

Cub N’ One Air Powered March 25-26, 2017 Mays Family Scout Ranch

Scouting For Life: My Beginning to Professional Scouting

Working in Florida brought my perspective into the sense that it takes an incredulous amount of energy, and an eccentric outgoing person just to put on a whole week at a High Adventure Camp for a crew of scouts. Now I am beginning to see... READ ON!!!

Scouting with disABILITIES

A new Council committee is being formed to support Scouting with disABILITIES...

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?

San Antonio League of Scouting Alumni

Let Scouting continue to make a positive difference in your life and pass on that passion to a youth or family member. Once a Scout, always a Scout.

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.

MAR-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...

NOV: Troops: Save the Date, Serve as an Example - Web-O-Ree 2017

Troops are needed for the 2017 Web-O-Ree at McGimsey Scout Park. Boy Scouts will demonstrate Scouting skills and the Patrol Method to Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts. Save the dates on your Troop calendar: October 17-19, 2017.

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.

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!

APR: Cub Scout Law Enforcement Night with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring this free event to provide an opportunity for Cub Scouts to complete rank specific electives. The event is limited to 45 Cub Scouts per rank and will be held at the McGimsey Scout Park Sport Court April 5, 2017, 6-8pm.

MAR: 2017 VFW Scout of the Year Program

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States awards three individuals who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of the rank.

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: Scouting for Food 2017

Scouting for Food is the largest one-day food drive in the Boy Scouts of America. READ ON...

FEB-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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