The Heart of America Council is putting on one of the biggest, most exciting Scouting events in the nation! You're invited to the Scouting 500, a race-themed "camporee style" event at the Kansas Speedway May 16-18, 2014. Register below and be sure to check out our featured activity "Pit Stops." ONLINE REGISTRATION DUE MAY 2

Emergency Preparation

Featured Activity: Life Flight Helicopters
Life Flight helicopter pilots and EMTs will be on hand to showcase the latest in lifesaving technology and how to prepare for anything.

Additional Activities: Police/Fire Tactical Displays, Police Dogs, Search & Rescue

Military Experience

Sprint ahead for service. From hands on demonstrations to amazing displays, meet and learn from local men and women from the armed forces.

Outdoor Action & Adventure

Featured Activity: NASCAR Challenge Course
Our NASCAR inspired challenge course will send Scouts through a figure eight race track where a series of obstacles await them at every turn.

Additional Activities: SCUBA, Pioneering, Bungee Run

High Adventure

Featured Activity: Mobile Zip Lines
Take adventure to new heights on our Mobile Zip Lines. Scouts will scale the 35 foot towers and zip their way across 100 feet of fun.

Additional Activities: Climbing Towers, The "Fling Thing", Rappelling

Career Education

Featured Activity: Skilled Trades Workshop
Get on the fast track to your future. Learn from the experts and get hands on experience in a series of skilled trades.

Additional Activities: Welding, Carpentry, Electrical Training

Community Service

Featured Activity: Habitat for Humanity Project
Roll up your sleeves and stop by our Habitat for Humanity Project and help a local family in need.

Additional Activities: Harvesters, Rollover Demo Car, Operation Lifesaver

Shooting Sports

Featured Activity: Laser Skeet Shooting
It's one of the coolest new games of the year. Take aim at electronic clay pigeons with lasers for an unbelievable skeet shooting experience.

Additional Activities: Archery Sharpshooter, Inflatable BB-Gun Ranges, Action Archery

STEM Exploration & Imagination

Featured Activity: Garmin Geocaching
It's a high-tech version of hide-and-seek. Garmin geocaching experts will help you navigate the outdoors in search of hidden treasure and adventure.

Additional Activities: Surveying, Remote Control Airplanes, Storm Chaser Vehicles

Motor Sports

Featured Activity: High Performance Go Karts
Get behind the wheel of your own high performance Go Kart. Challenge yourself on our road course as you race towards the checkered flag.

Additional Activities: Remote Control Cars, Bicycle Time Trials, Petty Racing Experience

Animal Kingdom & Outdoor Conservation

Featured Activity: Zoomobile
Climb aboard the Kansas City Zoomobile for a journey featuring fascinating artifacts, fun science, captivating stories, and of course, live animals.

Additional Activities: Mechanical Bull, KC Disc Dogs, Nature & Conservation


Featured Activity: Meltdown
Wipe Out has got nothing on us! Duck under or jump over the spinning barricade as you try to stay perched atop your foam pedestal.

Additional Activities: Classic Car Display, Alumni Association, Order of the Arrow & Mic-O-Say


Featured Activity: Sports Clinics
Get fit with advice from the pros in sports like football, baseball, soccer, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, golf, rugby and more.

Additional Activities: Obstacle Courses, Health & Wellness, Fitness Challenge