High Trail District Activities and Camping

2019 Activities

Feb 2nd                    Merit Badge Academy

The annual Merit Badge Academy will be held Saturday, February 2nd from 9am-4pm at
Summit Lakes Middle School (3500 Windemere Dr., Lee’s Summit, MO  64082).
There 9 Eagle required merit badges and 26 other badges available, ranging from Aviation to Moviemaking to Railroading!
Classes will fill up quickly so register early. Cost is $9 and includes a patch. 

For questions regarding the MBA in general check the documents below and if you still need help, contact Ken Fuenfhausen, 816-537-8877, 816-529-2971, or MeritBadgeAcademy@yahoo.com

Registration is now CLOSED!

Merit Badge Academy Forms

General Information Class Offerings and Prerequisites
Registration Planning Worksheet Special Note Regarding Prerequisites
Special Note Regarding First Year Scouts Staff Registration Form


Feb 9th                   High Trail District Dinner

This is the new date, because of the Re-Schedule from weather. Anybody that pre-registered, does not need to register again, but registration is open again!

Doors open at 5:30pm, Dinner will be served at 6:00pm.

Register NOW!

Make sure to save this date, and help us celebrate our awardees of the High Trail District. If you would to nominate somebody for the following awards, please send all completed nomination forms to Daniel Hemphill ALL NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED.

Feb 15-17            Klondike Derby @ Longview Lake

Register Now

This is the re-scheduled date, because the Jackson County Parks closed the parks due to weather forecast on the original date. 

Your Troop Venture Crew, Webelos will not want to miss more new programs and new prizes for all sleds participating. Test your Scouting Skills against the best in the High Trail and Spirit Trail Districts plus some Venture Crews are entering the challenge as well. 

Here is the Leaders Guide for your review.

Cost is $10.00 for Scouts, Scouters, Webelos, Ventures, Adults –Everyone pays $10.00.

Camping is available Friday Night and Saturday Night at a cost of $1.00 per person per night. Camping will only be for Scouts BSA Troops, and Venture Crews. Webelos are not able to camp at this event according to the Guide to Safe Scouting as this is treated as a Camporee.

June 24-27         Cub Scout Day Camp

Day Camp Resources
Health Forms
Campership Form
Special Needs Request Form
Early Release Form
Day Attendance Form

Heart of America Council Activities Link



Discover High Adventure

High Trail will be hosted a workshop for Scout Leaders introducing them to High Adventure all across our nation. This workshop was for Scout Leaders teaching them how to plan, prepare, and implement a High Adventure Program within your Troop or Venture Crew using BSA and Council Resources. 

For more information and assistance, please contact Dan Hughes, High Adventure Chair for the District at 816-560-9582 email to dlh5400@aol.com

Community Service

Link to council page: https://www.hoac-bsa.org/community-service

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venture Scouts are encouraged to participate in local and council community projects and record the hours donated using the Journey to Excellence (JTE) website. It is recommended you first visit the above council Community Service page to familiarize yourself with the process before logging in for the first time. Recording service hours is quick and easy including setting up the account for the first time. You will need your Unit ID to create the account. This Unit ID can be obtained from your District Activity Chair or District Executive.

Contact Activities and Service Chair for additional assistance, I will be happy to meet with your unit to assist you getting started.

High Trail Activities and Service Chair
Bob Borgelt