Welcome to the Rio Grande Council BSA

Proudly serving the Rio Grande Valley since 1912.  Our council delivers the promise of Scouting to youth in five local counties which include: Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy, Starr and Zapata. Our activity programs teach young people to “be prepared!” for adventure, education, service, citizenship and leadership. 

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We are #ScoutingOn here in the Rio Grande Valley and want all of our scouting families to be apart of the fun!

The Chachalaca Newsletter

Our monthly newsletter keeps you informed on upcoming events, schedule changes, district news, important camping reminders, council-wide activities, etc.  To receive Rio Grande Council updates via email, subscribe below.  

Wewanoma Lodge 272

The Order of the Arrow is a campers national honor organization within the Boy Scouts of America. The Wewanoma Lodge is one of 300 registered lodges in America.

Become a Volunteer

There is plenty of opportunity for adults in the local scouting community!  Help lead a Scout unit, work with other adults on a specific topic, or just tell us your interests and we’ll find an opportunity that works for you.


Give the Gift of Scouting

Contributing to the Boy Scouts of America – Rio Grande Council creates opportunities for youth to gain memorable experiences and become instilled with values, principles, and skills that will help them develop into the future leaders of our nation. 

RGC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

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Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts must demonstrate Scout Spirit, an ideal attitude based upon the Scout Oath and Law, service, and leadership.  It is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Scouts BSA program.  Become among approximately 55,000 youth, who year after year, achieve this important milestone.

Camp Masters Program

The Camp Master Program was established to give scout units and individuals with specific skill sets the opportunity be apart of Camp Perry and Laguna Station’s improvement plan. 

Be a Commissioner

A Unit Commissioner is a volunteer Scouter who works directly with Scout units and leaders to help them provide the highest quality Scouting program possible.