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NEW SCOUT ADVENTURE DAYS PART OF FALL RECRUITMENT FUN
Alamo Area Council Offers Unique Value to New Families and Youth from Kindergarten to 21 Years of Age
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (September 25, 2019) – Youth and their families from thirteen South Central Texas counties will be participating in the Fall membership recruitment season of the Boys Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council (BSA) during September to December. Scouting groups have scheduled signup meetings at local schools showcasing the fun and adventure of the BSA. The counties served by the Alamo Area BSA include Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson. Media is invited to see newly registered Cub Scouts in action at one of our featured New Scout Adventure Days on either Saturday, September 28th or November 9th from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at McGimsey Scout Park located at 10810 Wedgewood Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78230.
“Scouting is relevant and one of the only proactive youth character development programs in our community! We proudly invite all new families with boys or girls to check us out and join us at fun events like our New Scout Adventure Days,” said Michael de los Santos, Scout Executive/CEO, Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council.
Parents and youth can learn more about the age appropriate camps and high adventure bases which feature water sports, climbing, camping, and backpacking. Yearly featured events like the New Cub Scout Adventure Day, Spook-o-ree, Scout Nights with sports teams, field trips, and friendly competitions like Pinewood Derby Races will also be highlighted. Learn more about these events and others within our local guide found at www.AlamoAreaBSA.org/AdventureGuide.
The Boy Scouts of America since 1910 has been weaving lifetime values into fun and educational activities designed to help teach youth how to make good decisions throughout their lives and give them confidence as they become the adult leaders of tomorrow. During the Alamo Area Council’s Fall membership recruitment season of 2018 over 2,500 traditional Scout youth joined the program.
Cub Scouting serves boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grades while the Scouts BSA program serves boys and girls 11 to 18 years of age. The BSA also serves young men and women 14-21 through coed programs Venturing and Sea Scouts while also offering career guidance through the Exploring program.
Scouting makes the most of the little time parents have in positively impacting their children. To find out more about Scouting, look for or ask about the BSA recruitment flyers and posters at a school near you. Or, visit www.AlamoAreaBSA.org/Join to find a unit near your based on your zip code.
Or, contact the Scout Service Executive team member in your area by emailing Join@AlamoAreaBSA.org or calling 210-341-8611 and sharing what school and school district your boy or girl attends.
About the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council
The Alamo Area Council, BSA headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, serves a 13-county area imparting the Scouting program to over 18,000 youth and 5,000 volunteer adults in South Texas. The Boy Scouts of America continue to prepare young people for life by providing the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, utilizing outdoor activity, citizenship, and sports fitness. The Alamo Area Council manages over 1,280 acres of outdoor adventure for boys and girls from 5-20 years of age at three premier camps – Bear Creek Scout Reservation, Mays Family Scout Ranch, and McGimsey Scout Park. Learn more at www.AlamoAreaBSA.org.