BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls

Starting 2018

Starting this year, families can choose to sign up their sons and daughters for Cub Scouts. All Cub Scout packs will have the option to invite girls now, wait until this fall, or remain a single-gender pack.

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2018 Adventure Guide

Explore your Summer

Your ultimate summer awaits! Whether it's exploring science or making a splash at our pirate ship waterpark, there's a summer camp for your Scout in 2018. 

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Adventures in Scouting Newsletter

January 2018 (Volume 23 - Number 1)

Get the latest Kansas City Scouting news with Adventures in Scouting. Our January edition includes the top 6 things to know about inviting girls to the BSA, a 2018 Cub Scout camping preview and much more.

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E-NEWS Monthly - December 2017

Heart of America Council Digital Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the latest council news and events with E-NEWS Monthly. Be the first to find out what's happening in our local Scouting communities and get access to special Scout offers.

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Independence Scout Uniform Found in Japan

Returned by Marine more than 40 years later

More than 7,000 miles away and 40 years later, a discovery in Japan is connecting Scouters across the globe. Lance Corporal Michael Miller is an Eagle Scout from Eldon, Iowa who is now stationed in Okinawa, Japan. About a year ago, he stumbled upon an old Boy Scout uniform with ties to a long-standing Independence, MO troop. 

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