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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 

Sobre el Alamo Área Council de los Boy Scouts of America

El Alamo Area Council, BSA, basado en San Antonio, Tejas, sirve a 13 condados del área, imparta el programa de aventura a más de 18.000 jóvenes y 5.000 adultos voluntarios en el sur de Tejas. Los Boy Scouts of America seguirán preparando a los jóvenes para la vida, presentando el programa nacional más importante del desarrollo del carácter y los valores de la formación basada en el liderazco utilizado en las actividades al aire libre, la ciudadanía, y la aptitud deportiva.

The counties served by the Alamo Area BSA include Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Vision Statement

The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Scout Law.

Scout Oath (or Promise)

On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.

Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly,
courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty,
brave, clean, and reverent.

Scout Slogan

"Do a Good Turn Daily”- which means to do a special act of kindness, big or small, every day.

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