August-September Edition Available Now

It's your source for everything Scouting. Check out the August-September edition of Adventures in Scouting for a recap of an amazing Summer Sixteen and the ultimate guide to fall recruitment. Download the online edition today and be on the lookout for the printed issue in your mailbox.

School Night for Scouting  
If you haven't planned your recruiting strategy yet, don't worry - there's still time! We're here to help with resources, tips, tools, and incentives to make your School Night a success. In addition to launching new campaign materials, we're also giving all new Cub Scouts the  official join Scouting t-shirt and rocket!

Family Campout
September & October 
You've never seen a Cub Scout Family Campout like this before. Bring the entire family to one of six campouts at Bartle or Naish, join the launch party, and watch your new rocket take flight! All new Cub Scouts attend FREE. This is your chance to create Scouting memories with your family and have a blast while doing it.

August Popcorn Training Sessions

Take your 2016 popcorn sale to the next level at Seller's Academy. Conducted in a trade-show style format, Seller's Academy will equip you with everything from new resources to sales tips. Academies will be held  August 13 in the Northland at Cerner Riverport and August 20 at the Overland Park Convention Center.    

September 9 | Children's Mercy Park

Last chance for tickets! Cheer on Sporting Kansas City as they take on rival Houston Dynamo on Friday, September 9. Scout Night Ticket packages include the official patch and are only $25. But act fast...Less than 250 ticket packages are still available. This game will sell out soon!
October 15 | Kansas Speedway  

Start your engines...Scout Day returns to Kansas Speedway October 15. Experience the thrill of the NASCAR XFINITY Series with your exclusive Scout Day ticket package that includes a race ticket and use of a race day FanVision controller. Less than 1,000 Scout Day ticket packages will be sold!       

Wood Badge
Sept 9-11 & Oct 7-9 | Camp Naish

Be the best leader you can be at Wood Badge 2016. The Wood Badge experience is advanced training for adult leaders from all Scouting programs. Participants will enjoy a world-class learning curriculum that will strengthen their long-term commitment to Scouting. Our fall course is filling up fast so register today!

Scouting History in the Heart of America Council

Think you have a hard time trying to take that perfect photo?  In this month's edition of Scouting History , our Council Historian explains how an elusive merit badge and an epic contest challenged Scouts to capture the perfect picture more than 100-years ago. 
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