A chilly start couldn’t stop more than 7,000 Scouts and their families from making their way to Kauffman Stadium for Scout Day at the K on April 28. More than just a baseball game, Scout Day at the K is truly a celebration of Scouting and is one of the largest Scouting events in the country! And there was no doubt for those in the stadium that this was Scout Day. Scouts threw out the first pitch, received VIP early access to the stadium, participated in an all-Scout pregame parade and helped collect enough canned food and cash donations to provide 4,075 meals for Harvesters— The Community Food Network.
Even before the Royals took the field, our council all-stars took center stage. A Scout Day at the K tradition, the presentation of the Ewing M. Kauffman Distinguished Eagle Scout Awards honor adult Eagle Scouts for their positive contributions to the Kansas City community. This year’s recipients were Kansas City business leaders Bob Bloss (Hallmark), Marc Elkins (Cerner), Hugh Libby (Libby Corporation) and Michael Rainen (Rainen Companies). Named in honor of Eagle Scout and Kansas City business icon, Ewing M. Kauffman, the award was developed in conjunction with the Kauffman Foundation in 2010.
2019 Scout Day at the K Photo Gallery
*2020 Scout Day at the K Date Will Be Announced November 2019