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USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Training offered to Scout Leaders Recently Added Content

We are offering a one time training to be certified as a USA Archery Level 1 Instructor.

JUN: 2019 Swim Checks and Lessons Recently Added Content

Swim classification tests (swim checks) should be renewed annually at the beginning of the outdoor season and are required for any Scout attending Scout's BSA Scout Camp or Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp. The Alamo Area Council offers swim lessons to Scouts (ages 6+) as well as swim checks.

MAY: Scouting for Food 2019 Recently Added Content

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

Alamo International Newsletter - January 2019 Recently Added Content

An International Service Team (IST) is one or more Scouters (adults) who are selected to work as staff at a foreign Scouting event. You have the same opportunities for interacting with Scouts and Scouters from other countries, either world wide, such as the World Scout Jamboree or by region, such as a MOOT. READ the newsletter here...

Cub Scout Adventure Day - April 2019

Need something to do? We have the event for you! This is an easy event that doesn't take up the whole day, but your Cub Scout will appreciate you giving time to help them have fun!...

CYT Scout Night at the Brauntex presents Tarzan!

On March 29th all Scouting Families are invited to see Tarzan, at the Brauntex....Click here for more details

Scout Night with the San Antonio Spurs!

San Antonio Spurs vs. Milwaukee Bucks Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 7:00 PM San Antonio Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 6:00 PM Order here now so get your order in TODAY! Special Package offer for Scouts and their families!

Step Over the Edge at Open Climb 2019

Come out to the Alamo Council Open Climb and take your first step over the edge. There’s nothing like making your heart skip a beat and the sweet relief of landing safe and sound on the ground. But first you have to get to the top. Come out to the McGimsey Tower and grab hold of the adventure. READ ON...

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 on these Scout Night dates and show us your Rampage Spirit! Saturday, March 9, 2019 (7:00 PM) VS. Texas Saturday, March 23, 2019 (7:00 PM) VS. Chicago Saturday, March 30, 2019 (7:00 PM) VS. Manitoba

Scouts BSA Camp Card Sale Supports Adventures for Boys and Girls

In its seventh year, the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council will launch their discount card fundraiser called Camp Cards on Friday, March 1, 2019 with top sales professionals from Cub Scout Pack 239. Media is invited at 8:15 a.m. to see Scout youth sell the first Camp Card of the season to Tyler Rubio, manager at the McCoy’s located at 1025 Kitty Hawk Rd, Universal City, Texas.

Spring Cub Family Camp- Packing List

Don't know what to pack?...Don't worry, we created a Cub Scout Packing list!

Flags at Fort Sam 2019

The Boy Scouts of America, together with other Scouting Organizations, Youth Organizations, and hundreds of Community Volunteers and their Families Honor Fallen Heroes by placing American Flags at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

All Girl Troop 363 Launched in New Braunfels

Read article by Lindsey Carnett for The Herald-Zeitung dated February 22, 2019 titled "Girls, now Let's get in formation; first regional girls Boy Scout Troop formed in NB". READ ON...

Webelos Outdoor Adventure Camp - Summer 2019!

This camp is for all Webelos 1 and 2 to attend a longer camp to help prepare them for Scouts BSA Summer Camp. Read on for more information....

Come Bird With Us in 2019!

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

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

Introducing the 2019 Camp Card Challenge

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.

Campership Applications to Attend Summer Camp 2019 Now Open Online

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

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

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

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.

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...

Mays Days Quarterly Service Events

A quarterly opportunity for all Alamo Area Council units to earn service hours and maintain the Mays Family Scout Ranch.

JUN: San Antonio Missions Scout Night 2019

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council and your San Antonio Missions bring you Americas favorite past time in 2019! So pack your tents and head out to Nelson Wolff Municipal Stadium on Saturday, June 15th to watch the San Antonio Missions!

MAY: Hornaday Weekend 2019

Do you enjoy nature and the great outdoors? Then please join us for the Alamo Area Council Hornaday Award Weekend.

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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