Iron Horse District

District Service Area

Iron Horse District serves the Olathe, Spring Hill, De Soto, and Gardner-Edgerton School Districts.

The 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.

Communication & Resources

The Iron Horse District has many ways you can connect with us for various Scouting information, news, resources and much more.  

Sign Up for Iron Horse News

The district also operates a Google Drive with information and announcements from previous Roundtables.

Google Drive


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Award Submission

The 2023 award submissions are now live! Nominate your leaders for the District Award of Merit or the Iron Horse Leadership Awards.


Functions of Iron Horse District

  • Membership: Strive for growth by starting new Scouting units and through new members and adult volunteers joining existing units and working to retain current members.
  • Finance: Ensure that the district provides its share of funds to the council operating budget, supports unit-fundraising opportunities.
  • Program: Provides activities and civic service, advancement, camping, and training to the members of the District.
  • Unit Service - Direct coaching and mentoring by district volunteers for units adults to help ensure the success of every Scouting unit.


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Upcoming District Events

11485 S. Ridgeview Road, Olathe, KS 66061
Thursday, Mar 7 (7:00PM - 8:30PM)
11485 S. Ridgeview Road, Shawnee KS 66227
Thursday, Mar 7 (7:00PM - 8:30PM)
23733 W. 83rd Terrace, Olathe, KS 66061
Thursday, Mar 14 (6:30PM - 7:00PM)
23733 W. 83rd Terrace, Olathe, KS 66061
Thursday, Mar 14 (7:30PM - 8:00PM)
40910 W 311th St, Paola, KS 66071
Friday, Mar 22 - Sunday, Mar 24 (5:00PM - 10:00AM)