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Featured Events and Activities

  • Eagle Scouts Trip to Mars 2019

    The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council are proud to partner with NASA to send a select group of 19 Eagle Scouts to Mars in 2019. For an Eagle Scout to be considered, please register your interest online today by 11 pm.
  • MAY: Scouting for Food 2019

    Scouting for Food is the largest one-day food drive in the Boy Scouts of America. READ ON ARTICLE.
  • Spring Family Camp 2019 -Pioneering

    Cub Scouts and Families are invited to attend an opportunity to learn and apply new outdoors and pioneering skills and to make new friends in Scouting. This event is open to Cub Scout Families and will include knot tying, introduction to lashings and building camp tools, pioneer cooking, and introduction to compass orienteering. Lots of fun and lots of learning—a must-attend event!
  • 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.
  • Cub Scout Adventure Day- Fishing Derby

    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!...
  • Isn't it time YOU came to Wood Badge?

    Wood Badge is an incredible experience offered twice a year in the Alamo Area Council - it is the BSA's premier leadership training course!....
  • Camperships Available for the Philmont Contingent 2019

    This articles details the camperships that are available for the Alamo Area Council Contingent to Philmont in 2019.
  • 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...
  • NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION: Go to Wood Badge - Spring 2019

    Need a good New Year's Resolution? Sign up and attend Wood Badge this year! Read on for more information....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Join us for FUN and CRITTERS: Wood Badge Spring 2019

    By all accounts, Wood Badge is the most FUN you can have while doing BSA training - read on for more information...
  • MAY: Hornaday Weekend 2019

    Do you enjoy nature and the great outdoors? Then please join us for the Alamo Area Council Hornaday Award Weekend.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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!...
  • JUN: 2019 Swim Checks and Lessons

    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.
  • USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Training offered to Scout Leaders

    We are offering a one time training to be certified as a USA Archery Level 1 Instructor.
  • COPE Facilitator Training Newly Added Content

    Are you interested in being more involved with COPE? Come out to start training to be a COPE facilitator.
  • 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.
  • Philmont 2019 Contingent Registration now open!!

    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 2019!
  • Joys of Camping for Cub Scout Families at Bear Creek Scout Reservation 2019

    Read here to find out about the only event that invites all cub scout families out to Bear Creek Scout Reservation for a weekend of camping & fun.....
  • 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!
  • 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
  • Give Thanks and Come to Wood Badge!

    Wood Badge is an exciting, action-packed program designed to provide all adult members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experience.....
  • Give the Gift of Leadership for the Holidays - Spring Wood Badge

    Greetings from your Spring Wood Badge Course...Please join us...
  • March-April: Become a Climbing Instructor and take your unit Climbing

    The Alamo Area Council offers two opportunities a year for unit leaders to become Climbing Instructors. With this training you will be able to assist at any Council Climbing activities or take your unit Climbing. Register now to become trained and start the adventure!
  • Spring/Summer: Mays Family Scout Ranch Programs 2019

    The Mays Family Scout Ranch is offering Cub Scout Adventure programs and Boy Scout Merit Badges for the 2019 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!
  • 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.
  • Cub Scout Shooting Sports Day

    Cub Scouts will have the opportunity to earn their Archery, BB Gun, and Slingshot Activity Badge and Pins per each 90 minute session at the McGimsey Ranges. You will have lots of shooting time, learn about parts of a BB Gun, Archery Bow, Slingshot firing, create your own range targets, and learn about the history of famous Archers and Air Rifle Enthusiasts.
  • Merit Badge University Spring 2019

    Boy Scout Merit Badge University on May 18, 2019. A one day event hosted by the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council, for Boy Scouts in the 6th-12th Grade or ages 11-17 to earn up to four merit badges to help with their path to earn their Eagle Scout rank and serve our community.
  • 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....
  • Spring Cub Family Camp- Packing List

    Don't know what to pack?...Don't worry, we created a Cub Scout Packing list!
  • 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...
  • 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
  • Want to go to a High Adventure Base in 2020? Go with the Alamo Area Council Contingents!

    For the first time we have reserved Council Contingents with all four of the National High Adventure Bases for Summer 2020.....
  • Outdoor E-venture Guide 2019 Newly Added Content

    Jump into your next adventure with the new Outdoor E-venture Guide! So, take out your planning calendar and look to Alamo Area Council for your next event!

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