Council Events

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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.
  • DEC: 2018 Venturing Cup Challenge and Open House

    All Crews and invited guests will compete in fun games of skill, adventure and team building for the Venturing Challenge Cup at the McGimsey. Invited participating guests are FREE and should be Venturing program age eligible. Venturing is a youth development program for young men and women who are 13(completed 8th grade) thru 20 yrs of age. Youth guests can register to join a crew at this event.
  • 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.....
  • Pinewood Build Day at Mays

    It's time to get your Pinewood Derby car ready for the races. Bring your Pinewood Derby car kit, an adult, and your creativity. Tools will be on hand to help craft your perfect race car.
  • 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.
  • Council Realignment Announcement

    The volunteer board of the Council recently approved a plan to realign the Council’s districts to more effectively carry out the Council’s mission to prepare every eligible youth in our 13-county service area to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law. READ ON...
  • 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...
  • New District Committee Staff Assignments Announced

    On January 2, 2019, the Alamo Area Council will be realigned into 6 new traditional Scouting Districts based on school district boundaries (plus three 'meta-districts' for specific programs). New District Staff Advisor assignments are as follows...READ ON...
  • 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.....
  • Camperships Available for the Philmont Contingent 2019 Newly Added Content

    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 Newly Added Content

    Greetings from your Spring Wood Badge Course...Please join us...
  • 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!
  • Pioneering Character 2019 Spring Family Camp

    Cub Scouts and Families are invited to attend a weekend campout at the Mays Family Scout Ranch...
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Scout Youth to Name Newly Realigned Districts

    The Alamo Area Council is in the exciting position of realigning our district boundaries in order to better serve our Scouting communities and we want your help in naming the new areas! The new district alignment will be based on school district boundaries and will take effect on January 2, 2019. The new plan calls for 6 geographic districts plus 3 special purpose ‘meta-districts'...READ ON
  • 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!....
  • 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...
  • DEC: Winter Merit Badge University 2018

    Boy Scout Winter Merit Badge Extravaganza December 26 - 28, 2017. Winter Merit Badge University (MBE) is an annual event hosted by the Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America that gives Scouts, the opportunity to earn merit badges.
  • Scout Day at Extreme Escape Newly Added Content

    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
  • Come join us at our 2018 Venturing Cup Challenge Newly Added Content

    For more information and details please click here...this is also the registration link....