- Tuesday, March 19, 2019 (East) - Lee's Summit Christian Church
- Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (North) - Kansas City Police Academy
- Thursday, March 21, 2019 (West) - Aldersgate United Methodist Church-Olathe
For more information, refer to the Camping Resources section of this website. Questions can be directed to the Program and Camping Service Department at the Council Service Center or your District Executive.
Scouts BSA all-girl troops are invited to the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation this summer for an exclusive summer camping experience July 16-25 during 5th session in Camp Piercing Arrow. This first of its kind 10-day session will feature the same great activities and premier Scout camping experience expected at the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation.
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2019 Merit Badge Offerings
The H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation offers the following merit badges:
- Bird Study
- Environmental Science
- Fish & Wildlife Management
- Mammal Study
- Reptile & Amphibian Study
- Soil & Water Conservation
- Space Exploration & Weather
- Emergency Preparedness
- Scouting Heritage
- Signs, Signals & Codes
- Small Boat Sailing
- Water Sports
Sports & Fitness
- Personal Fitness
Arts & Craft Lodge
- First Aid
- Wilderness Survival
- Mile Swim
- Beginner Swim
- Aquatics Supervisor
- Rifle Shooting
- Shotgun Shooting
The Outpost Programs offer the opportunity get Scouts out of camp and into exciting activities. Most programs offer a dutch oven meal for dinner.
- Briley Creek Gun Club
- Supper with Snakes
- Cliff Hanger
- Launch It
- Turkey Wing
- Mountain Man Village
- Cowboy Action
- Up and Down Cave
- Top Shot
- Crate Stacking/Zip Lining
Check in at the ORTC to learn more about the GPS Challenge
The H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation is home to the Osage Wilderness Trail.
Experience summer like never before at the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation in 2019. Sign-up for our exclusive STEM Summer sessions when you choose your merit badge selections and ignite your imagination.
- Time Offered: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
- Days Offered: Two 3-day NOVA award classes
- Location: Ecology Lodge
- Prerequisites: Must be at least a second year camper and have earned at least one of the STEM merit badges
- Limited space: 20 Scouts per class
Directions to H. Roe Bartle from Kansas City
After reaching Highway 13, go South to Highway C. Take Highway C East approximately 12 miles to a stop sign. Turn right (South) through the town of Iconium, MO. At the cemetery turn right (West) one NE Scout Camp Road. Continue less than ½ mile to Camp Piercing Arrow entrance. Go another mile to Camps Lone Star and Sawmill entrances.
Current Weather Conditions at the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation: Osceola Weather Forecast, MO
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