Boy Scouts of America

Arrowhead District of Rio Grande Council

Charter organization = Holy Spirit Parish, N. 23rd Street & Martin Ave., McAllen, Texas

e-mail at -
Scoutmaster: Gerard Mittelstaedt     Phone (956) 686-3029


Sunday - 6:35 PM - at Holy Spirit Parish - Room 101 or Room 105

2010 Troop Calendar - revised 17 May. 2010.
2009-2010 Troop Calendar in calendar format - update 29 Nov. 2009

Rio Grande Council new 2009 official website on doubleknot servers


Troop 583 Troop 583 News including current elected officers list.

Troop 583 Patrols page.

Venture Crew 583 page.

Troop 583 Library of Merit Badge pamphlets.

NEW Pages and Pictures


Adult Leadership January 2007.

See Pictures of one of the leaders when he was a scout.

a Troop 80 page unofficial - Troop 80 meets at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Mission, Texas.

Fox Patrol WoodBadge SR 859 Leadership Training - Spring 2007.

BobWhite Patrol WoodBadge SR 859 Leadership Training - Spring 2007.

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The Boy Scout Store which used to serve the McAllen area closed in mid-2007.
The nearest Scout Store is now in Harlingen at the Rio Grande Council office - see Rio Grande Council website for location.

Order of the Arrow (OA) of Rio Grande Council.

Rio Grande Council new 2009 official website on doubleknot servers

Rio Grande Council website.

Camp Perry maps and general information. Camp Perry Website totally dedicated to Camp Perry in Rio Grande Council - South Texas.

Laguna Station High Adventure Base at the southern end of South Padre Island, Texas.

National Youth Leadership Training 2009 - at Camp Perry private page . - ~ - ~ -

MyScouting BSA website for Training and personal registration

ScoutStuff BSA online store.

US Scouts - Merit Badge info index.

Texas BSA troop websites index.

USA troop websites index

LINKS to Boy Scout websites official and unofficial.

Dedication for Park honoring BSA Troop 262 Scoutmaster, Lorenzo "Lore" Garcia in Pharr, Texas.
Link to Troop 262 website Celebrating Lore Garcia and the history of Troop 262.

private 583 page.

private rgc page.

private NYLT 2009 page.

-- updated - 18 October 2010

Doing Your Best Will Get You to the Top!
Join Troop 583

Troop 583 News

Troop 583 Patrols page.

Troop Recognition Troop Activities
Scouter Magazine - Sept. 2001 - Monthly Campouts
. - Week-long Campouts
Camp Perry Award     Camp Perry
Quality Unit     Winter Camp
.     El Rancho Cima
15 Eagle Scouts - High Adventure Camps
.     Double H
.     Philmont Scout Ranch
. - National Jamboree
. - International
.     Baden Powell - Monterrey, Mexico
.     El Real de Catorce - SLP, Mexico