Rio Grande CouncilCouncil Information

Physical Address: 6912 West Expressway 83, Harlingen, Texas 78552
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2424, Harlingen, Texas 78551
Office: 956-423-0250 / Fax: 956-421-4950

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM

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

  Executive Committee / Council officers

Council President Manuel "Manny" Guerra III
Council Commissioner Patricia Garcia
Council Treasurer Carlos Muniz
Assistant Treasurer Steve Shimotsu C.P.A.
V.P. Finance Sandra Langley
V.P. Administration Col. Glen Hill
V.P. Endowment Chris Boswell Esq.
Nominating Comm. Chair Uvaldo Cantu M.D.
Prior President Andy Hagan

    Professional Staff

Scout Executive Rudy Gonzalez
Field Director Ernest Espinoza
Arrowhead District Executive    
Arroyo District Executive     
Tip-O-Tex District Executive    
Rio Bravo District Executive    

Support Staff

Registrar/FOS Clerk Mike Huerta
Scout Store Clerk Ruby Ramirez

Camp Service Staff

Campground Reservations Ruby Ramirez
Laguna Station Inquiries Ruby Ramirez
Camp Perry Inquiries Ruby Ramirez


District Geographic Details

The Rio Grande Council serves five counties which include: Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy, Starr and Zapata counties. The council is made up of four districts which include: Tip-o-Tex, Arroyo, Arrowhead and Rio Bravo.  The main office is in Harlingen, Texas, which provides a Service Center, a Scout Shop, Training Center and meeting rooms.

Tip-o-Tex District

Tip-o-Tex district covers the southern part of Cameron County which includes: Brownsville, Los Fresnos, Olmito, Rancho Viejo, Port Isabel, and South Padre Island. 
Arroyo District The Arroyo District covers the northern part of Cameron County and Willacy County which includes: Harlingen, San Benito, Raymondville, La Feria, Lyford, Rio Hondo and Sebastian. 
Arrowhead District The Arrowhead District covers Most of Hidalgo County which includes:  McAllen, Delmita, Edinburg Garciasville and Mission.
Rio Bravo District The Rio Bravo District Covers the Southern part of Hidalgo County, Starr County, Zapata County  which includes: Alamo, Donna,  Mercedes, Pharr, Progresso, La Villa, Monte Alto, Elsa, Edcouch, Hargill, Linn, San Juan, Rio Grande City, Roma, and Sullivan City, and Weslaco.


Annual Financial Report

All financials, 990 and audits are available for viewing at our main office.

6912 West Expressway 83, Harlingen, Texas 78552.

Please contact us in advance at 956-423-0250.

Employment Opportunities

To inquire about employment positions visit our LinkedIn site.

To see requirements for District Executive Positions Click Here

- District Executive positions
- Summer seasonal positions

To apply please email your resume to

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