Blue Elk District

The Blue Elk District serves eastern Jackson County, including the cities and towns of Independence, Sugar Creek, Buckner, Blue Springs, Grain Valley and Oak Grove.

Blue Elk District Camporee

The Blue Elk Camporee will take place October 5th - October 7th, and Landahl Park. More information available in the links below!

Blue Elk Camporee Leaders Guide

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Ambassador of Scouting Dinner

2018 Honoree is Detective Keegan Hughes

Keegan Hughes is a 15-year Blue Springs Police Department Veteran. He is currently a Detective assigned to general investigations. Since 2013, Keegan has covered over 900 miles in endurance events where he has worn his full police uniform. Most notably, was this year when he ran across the State of Missouri honoring fallen first responders and raising money for charity.

Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Award

Dr. Elbert K. Fretwell was a professor of education at Columbia University, and the 2nd Chief Scouting Executive of the BSA. The Fretwell Award is presented to teachers, educational support staff, and school administrators who stand out from their professional peers in instilling Scouting values and community service.

The Blue Elk District serves youth in 5 school districts in Jackson County, and will be recognizing the 2018 Elbert K. Fretwell Award recipients from each school district, at the Ambassador of Scouting Dinner.

The Ambassador of Scouting Dinner will take place:
Ophelia's Restaurant
210 N. Main St. Independence, MO
Thursday, October 18th at Six O' Clock

Donations Start at $75 per plate
Hosted by Ken & Cindy McClain

RSVP by October 9th at

Monthly Roundtable

The Blue Elk District Dinner Roundtables are held the first Thursday of each month (except July) at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Hills Community of Christ Church located at 3539 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, MO. Our Roundtable staff puts on an outstanding Roundtable Program giving all of our Packs, Troops, and Crews excellent program ideas.

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3539 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, MO 64014
Thursday, Oct 4 (All Day)
3539 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, MO 64014
Thursday, Oct 4 7:00PM
St. James Academy 24505 Prairie Star Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66227
Thursday, Oct 4 (7:00PM - 8:00PM)
E Argo Rd, Buckner, MO 64016
Friday, Oct 5 - Sunday, Oct 7 (All Day)
19402 E. Holke Rd. Independence, MO 64057
Thursday, Oct 11 6:00PM
19403 E. Holke Rd. Independence, MO 64057
Thursday, Oct 11 7:00PM
Naish Scout Reservation
Thursday, Oct 18 - Sunday, Oct 21 (All Day)
210 N. Main St, Independence, MO 64050
Thursday, Oct 18 (6:00PM - 8:00PM)
1505 SE US Hwy 40, Blue Springs, MO 64014
Friday, Oct 19 - Saturday, Oct 20 (All Day)