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NEWS RELEASE - Alamo Area Council Welcomes New Chapter in History

Council Theme of Unified Focus on Youth Guides Support for BSA Vote

San Antonio, Texas – October 11, 2017 – 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:

"The Alamo Area Council will continue following the policies and procedures as a unified Boy Scouts of America with a unified focus on all youth.  And, we welcome the new chapter in our history with BSA’s unanimous vote in giving families the choice for their sons and daughters to take advantage of Scouting, from Cub Scouts all the way to the Eagle rank," said Angel Martinez, PR Director, Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council.

 

For more information about the expanded opportunities for family Scouting, please visit the National BSA Family Scouting pageExternal Link or the Alamo Area Council's Family Scouting page is at www.BSAFamilyScouting.orgExternal Link.

  • READ the Official BSA News Release:

http://www.scoutingnewsroom.org/press-releases/bsa-expands-programs-welcome-girls-cub-scouts-highest-rank-eagle-scout/External Link

  • READ Bryan on Scouting article "BSA to welcome girls into Scouting programs — here’s what that means for your pack or troop":

https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2017/10/11/bsa-welcomes-girls/External Link

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