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The Boy Scouts of America provides programs for boys ages 7 - 20 and girls ages 14 - 20.
A school-year program for first grade (or 7 year old) boys, and their adult partners that stresses simplicity, shared leadership, learning about the community, and family understanding.
A year-round program uniquely designed to meet the needs of young boys and their parents. The program offers fun and challenging activities that promote character development, citizenship, and physical fitness.
A program for boys 11 through 17 designed to develop character, citizenship, and fitness. Through the advancement program and peer group leadership, Scouting helps a boy develop into a well-rounded young man.
A development program for young men and women 14 years of age (and in the 9th grade) through 20 years old offering fun and challenging activities that promote character development, citizenship and physical fitness.
The Boy Scouts of America is committed to protecting the young people it serves. There are set guidelines for reporting abuse, remember, Youth Protection Begins With YOU
There are several activities happening that packs, troops, crews, and teams can become involved in! Check out the Community Activities, Jamboree, Mini-Camp Weekends, and Merit Badge pages to see how to become involved.
The Boy Scouts of America is part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) which recognizes Scouting programs in at least 216 countries.
Advancement & Awards
Scouting offers a rich experience of rank advancement in all of its programs and awards both youth and adults for their achievements.
Emphasizes service to rural and urban areas and to minority populations.
Scouts with Disabilities
Reconnect with friends, rekindle memories, and re-engage with Scouting through our Scouting Alumni Association.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM is part of an initiative the Boy Scouts of America has taken on to encourage the natural curiosity of youth members and their sense of wonder about these fields through existing programs.
Districts are directly responsible for the operation of Scouting units and, except for the district executive, are mostly staffed with volunteers.
Ray, Lafayette and Carroll Counties in Missouri.
Eastern Jackson County, Missouri; Blue Springs, Buckner, Grain Valley, Independence, Oak Grove, Sibley and Sugar Creek.
A career awareness program for young men and women ages 14 through 20 which helps match career ambitions with community and business resources of the Kansas City area.
All Troops participating in the Scoutreach Program.
The Golden Eagle District serves the North Kansas City, Liberty, Smithville, Kearney, Excelsior Springs, and Lawson School Districts
The High Trail District serves the Lee’s Summit, Raytown, Grandview, Hickman Mills, and Lone Jack School Districts.
The Iron Horse District serve the Olathe, Spring Hill, DeSoto, and Gardner/Edgerton School Districts.
Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties in Kansas.
Johnson, Henry, Bates and St. Clair Counties in Missouri.
The Mormon Trail District is here to serve our LDS partners: 2,070 youth, 1,942 adult leaders, and 178 units.
The Northern Lights District serves the Park Hill, Platte County RIII, West Platte RII, and North Platte RI School Districts.
Douglas County, Kansas.
Metropolitan Kansas City including the Kansas City, Missouri and Center School Districts.
The Shawnee Trails District serves the Shawnee Mission School District.
The Spirit Trail District serves the Belton, Raymore-Peculiar, Pleasant Hill, Strasburg, East Lynn, Harrisonville, Midway, Drexel, Cass County R-V, Sherwood-Cass, Miami, Adrian, Ballard, Butler, Hudson, and Rich Hill school districts.
Anderson, Franklin, Linn,and Miami counties in Kansas.
Cub Scout Camping
Boy Scout Camping
Off Season Camping
Camp Staff Alumni Association
Investment in Character
United Way Support
Profiles of Scouting
Scouting on The Internet
Ideal Year of Scouting
Camp Staff Appointments
BSA Facts and Research
Membership & Relationships
Council Wide Venturing Events
Annual Recognition Dinner
Camp Staff Reunion
Mini Camp Weekends
Venturing Officers Association
Scout Day at the K
International Council Contingents
Advancement & Awards
Merit Badge Program
Merit Badge Counselors
Cub Scout Leaders
Boy Scout Leaders
Arrow of Light Award
Eagle Scout Award
Religious Award Knots
Varsity Leader Training Award
Varsity Coach's Key
Varsity Scout Leader Letter
Venturing Leader Training Award
Venturing Advisor's Key
Venturing Advisor Award of Merit
Venturing Leadership Award
District & Council Leaders
Roundtable/Huddle Staff Training Award
District Committee Key Award
Professional Training Award
Roundtable/Huddle Commissioner's Key
Roundtable Commissioner's Arrowhead Honor Award
District & Assistant District Commissioner's Key
District & Assistant District Commissioner's Arrowhead Honor Award
Unit Commissioner's Key
Unit Commissioner's Arrowhead Honor Award
Council Commissioner's Key
Distinguished Commissioner Service Award
Service & Support Awards
District Award of Merit
International Scouter Award
William T. Hornaday Award
George Meany Award
Whitney Young Jr. Award
William H. Spurgeon, III Award
Order of the Arrow Distinguished Service Award
Silver Beaver Award
Silver Antelope Award
Silver Buffalo Award
Silver World Award
James E. West Fellowship Award
Boy Scout Community Organization Award
Marvin M. Lewis BPOE (Elks) Award
Daniel Carter Beard Masonic Scouter Award
American Legion Scouting Award
Program Device Pins
Cub Scouting Advancement
Boy Scouting Advancement
Varsity Scouting Advancement
District Committee Chairs
Scouts with Disabilities Advancement
Resources & Forms
Religious Emblem Program
Life Saving & Meritorious Action Awards
Adult Leader Training
Cub Scout Adult Leader Training
Boy Scout Adult Leader Training
Varsity Scout Training
Venturing Adult Leader Training
University of Scouting
Den Leader Outdoor Experience (D.O.E)
Health & Safety
District Training Chairs
Scouts with Disabilities
Protestant Committee On Scouting
Adult Leader Training Schedules
Adult Leader Training
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