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Council Events and Activities

The Alamo Area Council plays host to many events throughout the year.  Please review our featured events listed below, and see the other event sections on this website listed at the bottom of the page; OR check the Council Calendar for a full listing of all events and activities. Also see the Training Calendar (under Calendar) for training events.

If you are a Scout Volunteer leader involved with supporting a council or district event, please work with your District Executive or Council Staff Advisor to request eRegistration, to have your event registration setup online.  You can also email for details or request the form at  

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and your Scout family are supported in part through gifts 
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Also, Please visit our dedicated Community Bulletin Board page intended for the posting of public events and messages, or announcements that may provide information for the local Scouting community to consider.

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This Weeks Events 

Featured Events and Activities

  • OCT-DEC: Mays Family Scout Ranch Programs

    The Mays Family Scout Ranch is offering the new Cub Scout Adventure programs and Boy Scout Merit Badges for the 2017 year. We are offering 16 programs this year for Cubs and Boys 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!
  • Give the GIFT of High-Adventure: Powder Horn 2017!

    Powder Horn 2017 is an action packed training for you and your unit. Read on to learn more about it....
  • NOV: Troops: Serve as an Example - Web-O-Ree 2017

    Troops are needed for the 2017 Web-O-Ree at McGimsey Scout Park. Boy Scouts will demonstrate Scouting skills and the Patrol Method to Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts. Save the dates on your Troop calendar: October 17-19, 2017.
  • This is your year to take a Trek at Philmont!

    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 2018!
  • SEPT/OCT: New Cub Scout Adventure Day 2017

    Newly registered Cub Scouts can come to either McGimsey Scout Park in North Central SA or the Mays Family Scout Ranch in South San Antonio from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm for their first outdoor adventure with archery, BB guns, nature, crafts and games. READ ON...
  • OCT: Monster Mash SPOOK-O-REE 2017

    Click here to find out more information about our annual family campout....
  • NOV: Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts are invited to the Council Web-O-Ree!

    This is the perfect opportunity to come out and see how a Boy Scout Troop works. Meet some troops from your area and participate in some fun scouting activities....
  • MAR: Come on Out to the Second Council Wide Campout!

    Our first Council Wide Campout was amazing! Why not do it again? Read on for details of the upcoming, 2018 Council Wide Campout....
  • NOV: Leave No Trace at McGimsey Scout Park

    This is an Introduction to including Leave No Trace in your personal lives and in your scouting programs. This event is open to all registered scouts and scouting units.
  • FEB: College of Commissioner Science 2018

    College of Commissioner Science is on Saturday, February 24 from 8am to 4pm.
  • FEB - Report to State 2018 for the Alamo Area Council

    On Saturday, February 3, 2018, a delegation of Scouts and leaders from the Alamo Area Council will attend the event called "Report to State" held annually at the Capitol Building in Austin, Texas. REGISTER Today for the limited slots to attend...
  • OCT/NOV: Register now for the Fall Wood Badge Course!

    This will lead you to more information about Wood Badge and help you to register. This link will direct you to the Fall Wood Badge registration page...
  • OCT/NOV: Scouts with special needs orientation

    The basic premise of Scouting for youth with disabilities is that every boy wants to participate fully and be respected like every other member of the troop. While there are, by necessity, troops exclusively composed of Scouts with disabilities, experience has shown that Scouting usually succeeds best when every boy is part of a patrol in a regular troop.
  • OCT - Catholic Scout Retreat

    The Catholic Committee On Scouting invites all scouts and adult leaders to participate in the annual Retreat, Saturday, October 14,2017, Mays Family Scout Ranch.
  • Radio Scouting Comes to Bear Creek

    Amateur Radio, or Ham Radio as it is often called, has long been a part of Scouting. The Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) event that occurs every October remains the largest annual event in Scouting and is truly an International event. We are proud to announce that a real amateur radio station is planned for Bear Creek to be operational by the summer of...READ ON

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