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Community Bulletin Board

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (BSA) occasionally receives information about community events and organizations or products/services that we think is important to share with you.  Please note that the listing of these community events and programs does not signify their endorsement by the BSA.  The BSA cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of these events and programs.

Submit your Event Flyer in .PDF (max size 4 MB) for approval to the Alamo Area Council Program Office with the email subject "Community Bulletin Board" to CommunityBB@AlamoAreaBSA.org. 

EVENTS

  • Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Essay/Video Contest - The THGC is dedicated to ensuring that the public is educated about the Holocaust and other genocides, as well as how to stand up to injustice.  As part of that mission, we are holding two student contests this year, to encourage kids to think critically about how to create a better world.  Our 2017 essay contest is open to all Texas students in grades 3-8, and our annual video contest is open to all Texas 6-12 graders.

Essay contest entries are due by January 22, 2017, and video contest entries are due by February 15, 2017. Application materials can be found HEREExternal Link or by contacting Cheyanne Perkins at (512) 463-5674 or Cheyanne.Perkins@thgc.texas.gov. 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 

  • Franklin Park Sonterra  - volunteer with assisted living residents playing games, assisting with crafts, and much more. For more information contact Life Enrichment Coordinator, Julie Ammon, at (830) 358-9206, or email JAmmon@fpliving.com. 
  • Mission San Jose - Scouts are invited to volunteer at Mission Fest celebration on Saturday, April 29 - Sunday, April 30, 2017. Volunteers are needed for guest relations, food, and children's ride areas. Service hours will be signed off on. For more assistance please contact Irene Wunderlich at (240) 675-8635. 

PRODUCTS / SERVICES OFFERED

  • PHYSICALS FOR SCOUTS - Texan Urgent Care Clinic will be offering $35.00 Physicals for Scouts to Attend Camp. Texas Urgent Care Clinic will also donate $10.00 to the BSA Organization. No Appointment Needed!! For more information visit www.texanurgentcare.com
    External Link

  • HOST AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
    - There are several international students who have worked so hard to earn a scholarship for an opportunity to spend one school year (10 months) with an American family and in an American high school.  For more information, contact Dixie Gaona F.L.A.G. Local Coordinator at 830-708-8812
  • The U.S. Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage - Invites Boy Scouts of all ages to participate in our Outreach and Advancement Program. Learn about the incredible story of Army Medicine since the founding of our Nation. Our program presents the opportunity for advancement and recognition, while never forgetting that “Scouting is a game with a purpose.” For more information download flyer HERE


  • Texas Archery Academy locations would like to support the Scouts with alternative troop meeting opportunities "Archery Night" and regular Archery Merit Badge seminars.
    More details:  http://texasarchery.info/1155-2External Link or contact Clint Montgomery, Executive Director, by email Clint@TexasArchery.info
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