Council Wide 2020

Technology, Now and Then Council Wide Campout This event is for all registered scouts from Webelos on up. There will be fun activities, challenges, competitions, a huge stage show, and lots of fellowship! Come join us for this exciting annual event.

The troop is paying the camp fees for this campout. The patrols will still be required to provide their own food.

NOTICE: If you register and then cancel and we are not able to get another scout to fill your slot you will be responsible for the troop’s cost ($15).

Adults must register also. You will have to pay $5 for camping and provide your own food.

For more info check out the Council Site

Recharter 2020

It is that time of year again when we have to collect National Dues and update our information with the Alamo Area Council. Note that there has been a significant increase in the fee. Youth are now $60/yr and Adults are now $36/yr. Boys Life is still $12/yr. Please complete the following form for each of your scouts and yourself if you are an active adult leader:

Any questions should be directed to the Committee Chair at

Nov 2019 Camp out Funds Vote

General Camp location information:

Joe’s Place, a member of the The Marina Association of Texas is a hill country, lake-front, gated facility hosting dry storage, water slips, moorings, 2 cement boat ramps, fishing, picnic and camp grounds, full hookup RV park, cabin rental, beach, swimming, party rental facility, and boat rentals. Park hours are 8:00 a.m. to dark Wednesday through Sunday with the exception of Friday and Saturday dock fishing until 10:00 p.m. Managers live on-site and are available in case of emergency.

 The park is closed Monday and Tuesday unless a holiday or pre-arranged special event. We reserve the right to close on extreme weather days for your safety. Our standard entry fee is $5 per person (no charge for children 7 and under), and our vehicle parking fee is $3. These fees do not apply to tenants, pass holders and boat launches. Pets are only permitted with the long-term RV contracts.

Joe’s has 12 primitive tent camp sites with tent pads measuring 8′ x 15′, allowing for up to 2 tents per site if they fit on the pad. Each site has a picnic table, BBQ ring with flip top grills. We ask that you bring your own wood or purchase from our store and not tear from our trees and natural habitat. The camping area is lit by lights throughout the grounds, and water spigots are also available on the grounds. When camping we have a great variety of activities for the entire family from boating and fishing.

Beach 1&2 are divers sites only.
Maximum occupancy 10 people. Entry and vehicle fees apply.
Check-in is from noon on, check-out time is between 10:00-11:00 a.m. the next day.
Parking is in the central parking lot; grounds are walk-in.

Restroom facility, centrally located, is septic based with multiple stalls, urinals, sinks, hand dryers, and a baby changing station. There are 2 pull chain showers for rinsing sand off. Our second facility is in the RV park and has been renovated to 4 hot water shower stalls.

Small store in office with ice, beverages, snacks and minor fishing, picnic and camping incidentals. Firewood is also available.

Cost Breakdown:

  • Camp site $30 x 4 = $120
    • 2 tents per site (total of 6 scouts per site)
  • Per Scout $7 = Would like a questionnaire emailed out to parents.
  • Kayak
    • Tandem $75 x 2 = $150
    • Single $60 x 3 = 120
    • Trailer $45 x 1 = $45

Total Expected cost: $405-$475 [$335 Fixed Cost Plus a $7 per scout ($70-$140).]


The committee approves the use of Troop funds for the Nov 9-11 2019 Troop camp out, Total troop cost not to exceed $500 with the expectation for the Scoutmaster to minimize costs where possible. The committee voted: 9 Positions, 2 vacant, 4 approved, 2 abstained, Committee Chair did not vote (No tie to break). Motion APPROVED.

William T. Hornaday Weekend 2019

Conservation and the Boy Scouts of America have been partners for a long time. Camping, hiking, and respect for the outdoors are a part of the Scouting heritage. The Hornaday Award Weekend offered by the Alamo Area Council, Scouts can earn conservation merit badges and are given resources toward earning the prestigious William T. Hornaday Award.

Merit badges and Activities

Activity Schedule (Please look at this before selecting activities below)

Please complete ASAP. Any responses after the 25th will not get a T-Shirt. Cost per scout is $65 and cost per Adult is $35.

The council does not give refunds if you have a change of plans once you are signed up.