Kaw District

District Service Area

The Kaw District serves the counties of Wyandotte, Leavenworth, and northeast Johnson in Kansas and includes the school districts:  Easton; Ft. Leavenworth; Leavenworth; Lansing; Piper; Basehor-Linwood; Tonganoxie; Bonner Springs/Edwardsville; Kansas City Kansas; Turner; and Shawnee Mission. The Kaw District and the Heart of America Council is dedicated to supporting the volunteer Scout leaders as they provide the programs of the Boy Scouts of America to the youth in this area.

Units & Commissioner Assignments


Title Name Phone Number
District Chairman Steve Croft  913.747.8550
District Commissioner John Wiedenmann 913.669.4516
District Director Blake Chase 816.569.4974
District Executive Stephanie Kalthoff 816.569.4973




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2024 Fundraising

If you would like to help us change lives please consider giving to the 2024 Kaw District Community Campaign. Your gift matters, stays local, and impacts youth in the counties we serve in Kaw! Please contact Stephanie if you would like to help the district with our fundraising campaign! 



Currently Roundtable is being held on the first Thusday of the month, at Bonner Methodist Church, starting at 7pm;

The Eagle project reviews and Eagle Board of Reviews will be handled in-person --  For information on the Eagle process, please see the Advancement page. 

Blake Chase

Blake Chase

District Director


Stephanie Kalthoff

Stephanie Kalthoff

District Executive


425 W. Morse Avenue, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Thursday, Aug 1 (7:00PM - 8:00PM)
9948 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212
Thursday, Aug 8 (6:30PM - 7:15PM)
9948 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66212
Thursday, Aug 8 (7:15PM - 8:00PM)