Community Bulletin Board

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (BSA) receives information about community events and organizations or products/services that we think 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

           

JUNE

Government Canyon State Natural Area is inviting Scout Troops and Venturing Crews to provide service hours in the Backcountry and Protected Habitat Area at the canyon. Every Saturday in June (June 6…16…23…30) from 7AM until 12 noon. Interested units should contact John Koepke, Special Projects Volunteer at Government Canyon State Natural Area by phone (210) 688-9055; ext 2010 or email John.koepke@tpwd.texas.gov.

JULY

SA Fire:  Youth Summit of 2018 at Wheatley Heights Sports Plex

SA Fire is conducting a 2018 Youth Summit in the city of San Antonio, to engage at risk youth through organized group activities and motivational speakers in a community environment. This event is free to the public, Sunday, July 8, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm at Wheatley Heights Sports Plex located at 200 Noblewood,  San Antonio, Texas, 78220.

For more info or to participate, contact Laviana Hampton 210.884.2728 or Vincent Hilyer 210.255.7333  

AUGUST

Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension - Children's Vegetable Garden Program 

The Garden is proud to present one of the nation’s oldest youth gardening programs. Children ages 8-13 get their hands-on horticulture. The Children’s Vegetable Garden Program at the San Antonio Botanical Garden is an opportunity for children to grow their own vegetables and ornamental plants with the help of instructors from the Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension Service and Bexar County Master Gardeners, as well as other volunteer organizations. Each child is allotted a 3.5’x28’ garden plot. 

Please contact Timothy Roan at 210.536.1412 or troan@sabot.org with any questions. 

Download event flyer HERE

 

 

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