District Service Area
The Kaw District serves the counties of Wyandotte and Leavenworth in Kansas and includes the following communities: Basehor, Bonner Springs, Easton, Edwardsville, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas City, Lansing, Leavenworth, Linwood, and Tonganoxie. The district organized to support the volunteer unit Scouters as they provide the programs of the Boy Scouts of America, to the youth of this area.
Download 2019 Kaw District Calendar here!
Activities and Camping
The Kaw District conducts various events and activities throughout the year that are designed to enhance a Scouting unit's annual program. Events include monthly Roundtable meetings, Boy Scout camporee, Cub Scout day camp and leader specific adult training courses. The district calendar lists the dates of the activities and provides additional event information. Click here for more information.
Cub Scout Day Camp is fun with a purpose! Boys and girls explore, learn, and grow while having fun outdoors. The 2019 Kaw District Day Camp will be held at Camp Naish (South Camp) on June 17 - 21, 2019. Click here for more information.
"A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room." --- Robert Baden-Powell
Every rank in scouting is reached by accomplishments by the scout. These requirements are age-appropriate activities that help grow and mold the boy/girl into a self-sufficient, confident, able man/woman. Themes run through the requirements from the beginning Tiger to the Eagle. Click here to learn more!
Roundtable is a resource meeting for units to obtain valuable program information to bring back to their unit leaders and youth. Topics covered and resources available include: monthly program planning, supplemental trainings, Eagle project reviews and Boards of Review, opportunity to network with other leaders, printed materials from the Heart of America Council, information on upcoming activities and events.
Kaw District Roundtable meets at Bonner Springs United Methodist Church (425 W. Morse Avenue, Bonner Springs, KS), 7:00 p.m. meeting on the first Thursday of the month (NO JULY meeting). Everyone is welcome to come earlier to mingle!
Thank you all for you selling popcorn this year! We hope it has been a great experience and look forward to the 2019 sales season.
The Kaw District has a great group of volunteers that work hard to provide quality programs, training, activities, and much more to give our Scouts an exciting Scouting experience. To contact one of our District leaders, click here
Friends of Scouting
Scouting in our community thrives because of generous donations from Scouting supports. Businesses and families alike donate to Scouting each year to ensure Scouts in the program are able to participate in all we have to offer. The current cost to deliver the Scouting program in the Heart of America Council is $180 per Scout per year. Family Investment in Character presentations take place during pack and troop meetings, or you may be contacted by a volunteer from your unit. Family Investment in Character is an opportunity for Scouting families to directly support the Scouting program they know and enjoy. For more information, click here.
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Youth membership is the life blood of the Boy Scouts of America. The only way to maintain a healthy membership is to provide top quality District Activities, promote the importance of Summer Camp, and provide the best Training available to every registered Adult Leader. We strive to do the very best job we can in these key areas. For information on membership and recruiting click here.
Every youth member in the Kaw District deserves a trained leader! Whether you are brand new to Scouting, you have just taken on a new position with your unit, or you just want to update your knowledge in your current position, click here.
The Kaw is committed to serving our Packs, Troops, Teams and Crews. In addition to the information above, we provide support through Roundtable, the Commissioner Staff, the Advancement Committee, Friends of Scouting and other resources. For information on support available to your Scouting unit, click here.