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Adventures in Scouting
October-November Issue Now Available

It's here! The October-November edition of Adventures in Scouting is now available. Our current issue features the "Top Honors" recognition section, a recap of Tamegonit Lodge's 75th Anniversary Celebration, and much more.


Click here to view the current issue online.

Popcorn Sale Underway
Are Your Scouts Selling Online?


The 2014 popcorn sale is officially underway. By now your Scouts have probably been selling door to door and setting up shop at storefronts, but are they selling online? Selling online is easy and one of the best ways to reach out of town relatives and friends.


Click here to learn more about the online sale on our new popcorn resources website.

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Haunted Trails 2014 
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October 25 - Naish Scout Reservation 
It wouldn't be Halloween without Haunted Trails. All Cub Scouts and their families are invited to travel the Haunted Trails of Cub World on Saturday, October 25. 

Cost is only $8 per person. Trail hikes will run from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Space is limited so reserve your spot today!


Click here for more information or to register.

University of Scouting 
November 1 - Park University

Join us at University of Scouting on November 1 and get the tools to LEAD and SUCCEED in Scouting. Courses include everything from introductory to doctorate level degrees.

New in 2014: Specialized courses for new Den leaders, Cubmasters and Committee Members 

Click here to enroll now.


2015 Boy Scout Camp Draw 
H. Roe Bartle & Theodore Naish Scout Reservations 
Another summer camping season is in the books and now it's time to turn our attention to 2015. The 2015 Boy Scout Camp Draw starts this month! Mark your calendars accordingly.

Bartle: October 16 - Council Service Center
Bartle: October 18 - Cerner Riverport Campus

Naish: October 25 - Naish Scout Reservation

Contact the Council Camping Department at (816) 942-9333 for more information. Click here for the 2015 camp session dates and fees. 

School Night for Scouting

Fall Recruitment Campaign in Homestretch 

The bulk of our School Nights have been completed and we are pleased to report that more than 3,100 new youth have joined the fun of Scouting this fall. But recruitment doesn't stop when School Night ends. Please make sure every youth has the opportunity to join Scouting by holding additional recruitment events and following up with families that attended, but did not join at School Night.

Click here for the latest recruitment materials on our Pack Recruitment Resources website. 

2014 Council Annual Banquet
Saturday, November 15 - Marriott Muehlebach   
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This year's Council Annual Banquet will be like nothing you've seen before. We're pulling out all the stops to showcase the best of Scouting in the Heart of America Council. The banquet is set for Saturday, November 15 at the downtown Kansas City Marriott Muehlebach.


Click here to register or to view the complete list of this year's award recipients.

Council to Honor KCP&L
Company to Receive Corporate Good Scout Award
On October 22, the employees of KCP&L will be recognized with the 2014 Corporate Good Scout Award. 

The award will be presented at this year's Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner, an annual celebration that honors an individual or company for their efforts in making a distinct difference in the fabric of our


Click here for more information.

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history Scouting History
In the Heart of America Council  

In this month's edition of Scouting History, Council Historian, Andy Dubill, brings us part 2 of the Kansas City contingent's journey to the 1937 National Jamboree.

Click here to read Andy's article.