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Today's Top Stories

Why would anyone need CPR/AED or Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training? Recently Added Content

Read on to find out what CPR/AED training and Wilderness and Remote First Aid Training is all about!...

2015 Application for Report to State Delegates

Please fill out the form found here (Or, download PDF version) and return to Lindsey Gilpin, District Executive ( by Wednesday January 14th to be reviewed and approved by the 2015 Alamo Area Council Report to State Team. The 2015 Report to State happens Saturday, February 7th.

Council Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award 2015 Deadline Approaches

On or before January 21 of each year, an Eagle Scout, his parents, or any registered BSA volunteer (with the Eagle Scout’s permission) may submit his Eagle Scout service project for consideration. The Scout must have passed his Eagle board of review in the prior calendar year (January 1 to December 31). Each council NESA committee will choose one winner. READ ON..

What is a Unit Commissioner? What training is offered for Commissioners?

Commissioners are district and council leaders who help Scout units succeed. They coach and consult with adult leaders of Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews. Commissioners help maintain the standards of the Boy Scouts of America. Next Training dates are January 24th and May 16th. Read on...

Belt Loopapalooza!! Cub 'N One at McGimsey Scout Park!

Are you in the Loop? Come Camp at McGimsey and earn as many belt loops as you can!!

The Trip of a Lifetime - Hike Philmont in the Summer of 2015! Recently Added Content

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, training and service programs offer many ways to experience this legendary country. Alamo Area Council has contingents for the summer of 2015. Transportation on a bus is provided.

Scouting for Food 2015

Scouting for Food is the largest one-day food drive in the Boy Scouts of America. Contact staff advisor Amanda Dempsey to coordinate pickup of bags at our service centers to be distributed on Feb 21st then

SuperBowl Of Popcorn Sale - 60 Percent Off

COME CELEBRATE WITH 60% OFF ALL REMAINING IN STOCK POPCORN Please consider making a purchase today at the Council Service Center......And don't forget to get some for the Super Bowl XLIX game on Sunday, February 1. READ ON...

Scouts are invited to the San Antonio Rodeo!

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo is proud to partner with the Boy Scouts of Texas to host Scout Day on the first Sunday of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo on February 15, 2015 at the ATT Center. Read on...

Camp Cards are BACK for 2015

Alamo Area Council is pleased to announce the return of the Camp Card fundraising program. Scouts can earn their own way to a Summer or Day Camp! Register your unit by Jan 23, 2015 to participate.

2015 San Antonio Rampage Scout Night

SAVE THE DATE -Come out to Support your San Antonio Rampage during the 2015 Scout night on March 21st at the AT&T Center. Only $25 or $18 per person depending on the seats you choose.

Day Camp Staff Volunteer Training

If you are interested in being a staff volunteer for the 2015 Summer Cub Scout Day Camp, please read on....

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