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  • Scout Service Centers will be closing at 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 21, 2017 and will remain closed Friday, December 22, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018 in observation of the Holiday Season. Offices will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Today's Top Stories

DEC: Valero Alamo Bowl 2017 Recently Added Content

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council and Valero Alamo Bowl have teamed up to bring you an opportunity for adventure at their 25th Anniversary! Read on...

Venturing Fest 2018 Recently Added Content

VenturingFest 2018, the second national gathering of Venturers at the Summit Bechtel Reserve – a Scouting experience unlike any other before – is coming your way again from July 1 to July 6!

Girls in Scouting by Council Chaplain Gene Horne Recently Added Content

The Boy Scouts of America have always been oriented to the family. When I was a Boy Scout my younger brother came home with an announcement of a Cub Scout Pack being formed at his school. So the whole family went to the meeting of the Cub Pack that evening...READ ON

JAN: Shooting Sports Committee Invites You to BEAST FEAST Recently Added Content

You asked for a boy scout level open shoot event, and we deliver. Read on for more details......

FEB 2018 - Report to State 2018 for the Alamo Area Council Recently Added Content

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, a delegation of Scouts and leaders from the Alamo Area Council will attend the event called "Report to State" held annually at the Capitol Building in Austin, Texas. REGISTER Today for the limited slots to attend...

Scout Day at the Stock Show and Rodeo

Join us at one of the largest and most prestigious single events in the city of San Antonio... the Stock Show and Rodeo!

2017 Silver Beaver Nominations Now Due!

Established in 1931, the Silver Beaver Award is presented for distinguished service to young people within a BSA local council. More than 50,000 recognitions have been conferred to date.

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....

Help Support victims of Sutherland Springs

It is with a heavy heart that I write this note. I live in Floresville, Texas and work as the representative for the Longhorn District of the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council which includes Sutherland Springs.

JAN - MAR: NRA Training Courses Offered

NRA training and certification is available for adult scouters. Please read on for all the opportunities in the Spring...

NEWS RELEASE - Alamo Area Council Welcomes New Chapter in History

In response to the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously voting to approve girls into its iconic Cub Scout and Boy Scout program, the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council releases the following statement: (Resource links also found on page) READ ON...

DEC: Venturing Forum Party

The Venturing Officer Association invites all Ventures and family members in the Alamo Area Council to the VOA Christmas Party. Come celebrate with us this year's accomplishments and the magic of the holidays.

DEC: 2017 Venturing Cup Challenge and Open House

All Crews and invited guests will compete in fun games of skill, adventure and team building for the Venturing Challenge Cup at the McGimsey. Invited participating guests are FREE and should be Venturing program age eligible. Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women who are 13(completed 8th grade) thru 20 yrs of age. Youth guests can register to join a crew at this event.

MAR: Come on Out to the Second Council Wide Campout!

Our first Council Wide Campout was amazing! Why not do it again? Read on for details of the upcoming, 2018 Council Wide Campout....

New Cub Scout Adventure Day 2018

Newly registered Cub Scouts can come to either McGimsey Scout Park in North Central SA or the Mays Family Scout Ranch in South San Antonio from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm for their first outdoor adventure with archery, BB guns, nature, crafts and games. READ ON...

Cub Scout Adventure Day 2018

Cub Scouts and their families can come to either McGimsey Scout Park in North Central SA or the Mays Family Scout Ranch in South San Antonio from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm for their first outdoor adventure with archery, BB guns, nature, crafts and games. READ ON...

MAY: Learning for Life Field Days 2018

The Learning for Life Field Day 2018 (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...

DEC-FEB: 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 programs this Fall/Winter 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!

Mays Family Scout Ranch Programs 2018

The Mays Family Scout Ranch is offering the new Cub Scout Adventure programs and Boy Scout Merit Badges for the 2018 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!

 


NEW! : Camping Guide (Last Modified: November 30, 2017)

Includes information, links, and maps to nearby BSA Camps/Parks/Ranches & State Parks around Texas. This is the first edition of this electronic-only resource for Boy Scout Troops, Packs, and Crews to utilize. Each location has a unique experience and many include long-term camping opportunities around Texas.

If you would like to add additional information or entries, please contact adventure@alamoareabsa.org

 

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