December-January edition available now
Hot off the press on a cold day...the December-January edition of Adventures in Scouting is now available online. Get into the game with the inside scoop on Scout Day at the K and we're back on the track with a preview of the highly anticipated Scouting 500.

Scouts deliver $52,000 in popcorn to KC soldiers
Giving back is a staple of the Scouting program and after a phenomenal 2016 popcorn sale, council Scouts are paying it forward to military families. Earlier this week, Scouts helped distribute $52,000 worth of popcorn to local military personnel and KMBC 9 News was there to capture the event live.

Scout Day at the K tickets on sale December 19 
Scout Day at the K may be 5 months away, but now is the time to start planning for Scouting's largest event. Join more than 12,000 Scouts on Sunday, April 30 as the Royals take on the Twins in a Central Division showdown. Advance tickets on sale starting December 19 and this game will sell out fast! 

Scouting 500 returns to Kansas Speedway
Get ready to leave normal in the dust...The Scouting 500 is back on the track August 25-27!  Experience the best of Kansas City Scouting and go full throttle with more than 100 activities over 3 days of high-octane excitement. Mark your calendars...Online registration opens this January.   
Kansas Scout creates campout app

When a local Kansas troop was looking for a new way to sign-up for campouts they didn't have to look very far. That's because one of their own Scouts carefully coded a solution. Now there's a Scout app for that!
Eagle Scout brothers reach Scouting's pinnacle

Identical twins reaching the rank of Eagle happens once in a while, but triplets taking flight as Eagle Scouts is almost unheard of. However, that's exactly what happened in a Leawood, KS troop this year.

Scouting History in the Heart of America Council

It is the earliest camp award on record.  In this month's edition of Scouting History , our Council Historian introduces us to an early summer camp honor so rare that only one is known to exist.

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