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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.
  • 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.
  • Pioneering Character 2019 Spring Family Camp

    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!
  • USS Lexington Scout Night 2019

    All Scouts are invited to the USS Lexington Scout Night 2019 in August 17-18 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • 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!
  • Add a Little Adventure to Your Schedule!

    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!...
  • Fall/Winter: Mays Family Scout Ranch Programs 2018/2019

    The Mays Family Scout Ranch is offering Cub Scout Adventure programs and Boy Scout Merit Badges for the 2018/2019 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!
  • 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!....
  • Looking for More Information on Scouts BSA Troops for Girls?

    Click here if you are a future Troop Leader for Scouts BSA Girls or if you are a girl interested in joining a Scouts BSA Troop for Girls. READ ON.....
  • 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.....
  • Scout Day at Extreme Escape

    The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council and Extreme Escape have partnered to bring you a Scout Day opportunity like no other before! Come out on February 2nd and make it out of the Escape Room before the clock runs out! You have 1-hour to work as a team...READ ON
  • Please Join Us For Our First Duty to God Interfaith Hike

    Read on to find out more information about this Family Friendly event that includes an Outdoor Adventure and you receive a patch for attending!....
  • 2019 Camp Card Sale Registration Opens Wednesday, January 9

    Unit Registration for the 2019 Camp Card Sale begins Wednesday, January 9.
  • 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!
  • Spring NYLT is Just Around the Corner, Register Now! Newly Added Content

    Our NYLT Staff is gearing up to conduct our Spring NYLT course to help train and prepare the leaders of tomorrow! Read on for more information....
  • Scout Day at The Live Stock Show Newly Added Content

    Yeehaw....Let’s Rodeo Scouts! The Boy Scouts of America is proud to partner with The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo to host Scout Day on the first Sunday of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
  • Cub Scout Shooting Sports Day Newly Added Content

    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.
  • 2019 Roadrunner District Recognition Dinner

    At our Annual Banquet we will recognize all the effort and time you have given to scouting. You will have fun, eat, and be recognized. We really appreciate every second you spend improving the scouting program and teaching our youth. Go to resources to get the list of Awards. It is always fun with great fellowship. See you all there!
  • 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.....
  • 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.
  • See if YOU Can Survive This Weekend at Bear Creek!

    This year's Council Wide Campout is the Bear Creek Survival. We will be offering all sorts of activities focused on survival and learning or practicing lots of scout skills. We are amping up our Saturday evening show this year! Webelos are invited to attend on Saturday through Sunday and will camp in the Valley. You won't want to miss this one!....
  • 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 as they take on the Chicago Blackhawks, So join us on March 23, 2019 at 7:00 PM and show your Scout spirit.
  • IMPLEMENTION DETAILS FOR FEMALES ENTERING SCOUTS BSA

    On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA (formerly the Boy Scout program). One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when you join, however long you stay, or the rank you attain, the Scouting experience prepares you for life. Here are the Temporary Transition Rules. READ ON...
  • SCOUTS BSA LAUNCH PARTY 2019 SURVEY

    In honor of the expansion of our program to serve more youth through SCOUTS BSA, the Alamo Area Council will host a FREE launch event at our main service center located at 2226 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, Texas 78213. Here's where we need your help: PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR INPUT BY COMPLETING THIS 2 MINUTE SURVEY BY WEDNESDAY, November 7, 2018...READ ON...
  • Be Prepared. For Scouts BSA - Dos and Donts

    Using the same curriculum as the current Boy Scouts program, the organization is also scheduled to launch Scouts BSA in February 2019, which will serve boy troops and girl troops, enabling all eligible youth to earn the Eagle Scout rank (Scouts BSA troops will be single gender – all girl or all boy). Here are some resource reminders to help us welcome in Scouts BSA! READ ON...
  • 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.
  • Give the Gift of Leadership for the Holidays - Spring Wood Badge

    Greetings from your Spring Wood Badge Course...Please join us...
  • JUN-JUL: Cub Scout Day Camps 2019

    Come out to our exciting day camps this year, and experience a week of adventure. Build the future, and explore Cub Scout Day Camp. These week-long camps occur throughout the summer, and are open to cub scouts of all ages.
  • 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...
  • Interested in being a Den Chief? Attend one of our Den Chief Trainings in 2019 Newly Added Content

    A den chief is a Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, or Venturer assisting a Tiger, Wolf, Bear, or Webelos Scout den.
  • Come Bird With Us in 2019! Newly Added Content

    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 attend...click here for more details...

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