Pelathe District Activities and Camping

Pelathe District Recognition Dinner

February 9, 2017 from 6:00 -9:00 pm at Maceli's, 1031 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS. For more information, contact Cindy Lynn at

Registration Form

Online Registration Form - Coming Soon.

Nomination Forms:

District Award of Merit

Unit Leader of the Year

Nomination forms are due to Scott Braden by December 31,2016. Scott Braden, Pelathe District Chair at

District Pinewood Derby

SAVE THE DATE! February 11, 2017 at Dale Willey Chevrolet in Lawrence!

Stay tuned for more details!

Pelathe District Camporee

2017: District Klondike February 3rd - 5th

We have one District Camporee per year that alternatives on a three year seasonal rotation (Fall/Spring/ Winter). 

Pre Approved Camping Locations in Douglas County:

Camp Bromelsick - Lawrence, KS

Operated by the Bromelsick Foundation, Camp Bromelsick offers a unique facility to the Packs in Douglas County. 

Bloomington Park - Clinton Lake

Phone: (785)843-7665

Contact: Park Ranger

Bloomington Park is a public use area managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake, with campsites available on a first-come-first-serve basis, and open for camping from April 1 to October 15. You must register at the park attendant station, located at the entrance to the camping area. Shelters and group camping areas must be reserved 24 hours in advance by calling the park.

Clinton State Park - Douglas County, Kansas

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

Kansas City, Kansas

Phone: (785)842-8562

Contact: Park Ranger

Clinton State Park has two campgrounds, with a total of 404 sites, 240 of them with electricity and water. The park also offers trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds

The Lawrence Hidden Valley Camp

3420 Bob Billings Pkwy, Lawrence, KS 66049

Lawrence Hidden Valley Camp

For Questions about camping locations, how to reserve a campsite, or any other questions, please contact Mark Inbody, prior to making arrangements. 

Mark Inbody
Pelathe District Camping Chair
(785) 979-4931 

Pelathe Community Service

Community Service is an important part of Scouting. Through community service, we promote better citizenship in our members. The BSA Journey to Excellence program helps units include that as a part of a well-rounded unit program. For more information about community service, using the Journey to Excellence website to reflect your commitment to community service, and learn about community service opportunities, go to HOAC Community Service.

Be sure to log your Community Service hours for all projects at the Journey to Excellence website: