Media Alert: Texas A&M University-San Antonio teaches Girl Scouts about Patriotism

By University Communications

Tuesday, 07 02 2019


July 2 - Check out how Camp Metro attendees prepare for Independence Day by making stick flags, hearts and card for veterans, and paper wreaths.

July 3 - Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson will join Girl Scouts for the flag ceremony and will visit with them to see how they earn the Texas A&M Embracing Patriotism patch. After earning their patch Girl Scouts will proudly be able to state they have pledged to honor and dedicate themselves to their country, learning the values of commitment, respect, honor, courage and excellence.

WHO: Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Girl Scouts attending 4th of July Spectacular session of Camp Metro



Tuesday, July 2, 2019 | 2 - 2:45 p.m.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | 10 - 10:45 a.m.


West Side Girl Scout Leadership Center
5622 W César E. Chávez Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78237


Texas A&M University - San Antonio is a military embracing higher learning institution that is committed to serving those individuals and their families who serve and have served in the armed services. As a result, they have partnered with Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas to instill national pride and love to our homeland, and a sense of alliance with other citizens who share the same values.

About Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas (GSSWT):
Powered by more than 5,500 adult volunteers, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas serves nearly 15,000 girls in its 21-county jurisdiction. Girl Scouting helps girls in grades K–12 practice leadership with grit like a go-getter, problem solve like an innovator, embrace new like a risk-taker and show empathy like a leader. Volunteers are needed to prepare girls to practice a lifetime of leadership because we know that girls built of courage, confidence and character make the world a better place. Join. Volunteer. Change the world. For more information, visit

About Texas A&M University-San Antonio:
Established as a standalone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage-rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in South San Antonio, A&M-SA is a Military Embracing institution offering more than 40 undergraduate programs to 6,600 students. Visit for more information.