Shawnee Trails District

District Service Area

The Shawnee Trails District serves the Shawnee Mission School District. The Shawnee Trails District and the Heart of America Council is dedicated to supporting the volunteer Scout leaders in the local Scout units as they provide the programs of the Boy Scouts of America to the youth of this area. 


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What's New

The Shawnee Trails District and the Kaw District have merged to better serve youth in the Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties, and the Shawnee Mission School District. The merger of these to districts have formed the new Kaw District. District leadership is working together currently to ensure that commitments for both districts like school night, training, and other activities are held as planned. To learn more about the merger please visit, here. Your district leadership, seen below, has not changed during this time and look forward to serving you during this time. Please don't hesitate to reach out to anyone on the District Leadership contact list below for questions or concerns.

District Commissioner and Committee Meetings

The August District Committee and Commissioner meetings will be held virtually this month. Those parties will be contacted directly with the invites to those meetings from either Kirk or RJ. 


District Leadership

Title Name Phone Number
District Chairman Kirk Peters 913.710.7367
District Commissioner R.J. Wilson 913.209.3936
District Director Travis Thompson 913.963.6785
District Executive Matt Thoman 309.317.1510
Travis Thompson

Travis Thompson

District Director

Shawnee Trails District

Matt Thoman

Matt Thoman

District Executive

Shawnee Trails District