Effective January 1, 2016

On June 26, the Heart of America Council's Board of Directors unanimously approved a district realignment plan presented by the realignment task force. The new realignment structure will allow us to serve more youth and help us create the best Scouting experience possible for our families. 

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Storm Shelter
Scout Camps Prepared for Severe Weather 


With an outburst of severe weather this summer, our state-of-the-art storm shelters at both Scout Reservations have definitely been put to good use. KMBC 9-News recently made a trip to the Bartle Scout Reservation to show how our Scouts are more than prepared for severe weather. 

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July 26 - August 1 | Bartle Scout Reservation 


Experience summer and the Bartle Scout Reservation like never before at STEM camp. This interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) camp will feature hands on workshops involving everything from robotics to engineering. The inaugural session is open to Boy Scouts and Venturers and it's filling up fast!

School Night for Scouting 


Recruitment season is almost here...is your pack ready?  The annual School Night for Scouting recruitment drive begins next month and we're rolling out even more resources to help you succeed this fall. Check out the latest  campaign materials on our newly updated Pack Recruitment Resources  website. 

Sporting KC
September 18 | Sporting Park


Scout Night is back at Sporting Park. Cheer on Sporting Kansas City as they take on FC Dallas in a Western Conference showdown on Friday, September 18. Tickets are only $25 and less than 1,400 Scout Night ticket packages are still available. And don't forget your Scout Night scarf for an additional $20. 

Sale Starts September 12 


Selling popcorn is the perfect way to support your unit's Scouting program and this fall we're pulling out all the stops to make 2015 the best year yet. Get ready for new products like our Kansas City Royals tin and new training tools like our Seller's Academy. Sign-up to sell today! 

Annual Report
2014 Annual Report


The future is bright for Scouting in Kansas City and we have the proof. From unparalleled camping facilities to record setting community service, it's a great time to be a Scout in the Heart of America Council. Check out the all-digital edition of our 2014 Annual Report and relive an amazing year for Scouting.  

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Scouting History in the Heart of America Council


There's probably no event more significant to a Scout than becoming an Eagle Scout. In this month's edition of Scouting HistoryCouncil Historian, Andy Dubill, shares the story of the first Eagle Scout in Kansas City, KS and his rise to fame in the Kansas City media.    

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