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How Your Gifts Help

Remember what it was like to be a Scout? The adventures, challenges, friends, and fun? Even if you weren’t a Scout, you know what they stand for: character, confidence, leadership, and great memories.

Support at the Local Council Level

Most Scouts’ day-to-day experiences with Scouting come through their individual packs, troops, teams, crews, and ships. These units are overseen by your local Alamo Area Council, for which receive an annual charter from the National Council.

Alamo Area Council provides support for families, leaders, and units in your council service area, and funds are typically used to provide:

CAMP EQUIPMENT tent platforms, cooking gear, boats, and repairs

INSURANCE to protect our volunteers, youth, and property

RECOGNITION for leaders who attend training and volunteer in many ways

TRAINING for more than 7500+ volunteers

CAMP PROMOTION for Cub Scout Day Camps and Boy Scout Resident Camps

PROGRAM & SUPPORT STAFF everything from program planning kits to program helps and camping books. Fulltime
staff providing fundraising, training, recruitment, counseling or registration, typing, publications, special events, and support.

SERVICE CENTERS utilities, insurance, repairs, and care for your council service centers

COMMUNICATIONS newsletters, videos, websites, online resources, and information technology

CAMPS & RANGERS maintenance and upkeep on Council camps to keep your council camps meeting and
exceeding quality national standards

CHARTER FEES for every Scouting youth, leader, and unit



Mailings to leaders, parents, and youth

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