Shawnee Trails District

District Service Area

Shawnee Trails District serves the Shawnee Mission School District. 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


Shawnee Trails Community Service Project: Join us for our 2nd annual service project with the Shawnee Mission School District. Scouts are encouraged to build backpacks and bring items to the February, March and April Roundtables for collection. We are excited to fill 150 backpacks and provide socks and underwear for those in need. Backpack assembly day will be May 11 at the Broadmoor Technical Center. Sign-ups coming soon!

Community Service Project Flyer

Price Comparison List

Unit Flyer Example

Sign up Here for School Supply Donation

Click here to secure your spot for the May 11th Community Service Day of Backpack Assembly

2019 Cub Scout Day Camp:

Looking for an adventure? Choose Your Adventure this summer at the Shawnee Trails District Day Camp. Start planning your adventure now, by checking out the Day Camp section of our site. You will find costs, online registration, health forms and more to start your planning.
The 2019 Walking Leader & Pack Coordinator Guide and Staff Guide are now available for download.

2019 Walking Leader & Pack Coordinator Guide

2019 Day Camp Staff Guide


2019 Day Camp Coordinator & Walking Leader Training:

We have combined the Pack Coordinator and Walking Leader training this year. We will be offering two training opportunities for those key unit leaders involved in Day Camp. The meetings will be on Thursday, April 25th and Thursday, May 16th at Merriam Christian Church, 9401 Johnson Drive, Merriam, KS 66203. It is required to attend one of the two offerings to learn what to expect, how to get Scouts and parents prepared, and how to get the most out of the experience. The meetings will run from 7 - 8:30PM. For more info please contact

2019 Shawnee Trails Day Camp Leader Meeting Info

2019 Shawnee Trails Day Camp Promo Flyer:

2019 Shawnee Trails Day Camp Promo Flyer

District Leadership
Title Name Phone Number
District Chairman Darin Shank 913.563.9378
District Commissioner R.J. Wilson 913.209.3936
District Director Jenna Bentrop 816.569.4969
District Executive Matt Thoman 816.569.4918

Jenna Bentrop

District Director

Shawnee Trails District


Matt Thoman

District Executive

Shawnee Trails District

Upcoming District Events

Merriam Christian Church
Thursday, Apr 25 (7:00PM - 8:30PM)
10700 Johnson Drive, Shawnee Mission KS 66203
Thursday, May 2 7:00PM
10700 Johnson Dr., Shawnee Mission, KS 66203
Thursday, May 2 7:00PM
Shawnee United Methodist Church
Thursday, May 2 7:00PM
Shawnee Mission United Methodist Churc
Thursday, May 2 7:00PM
Atonement Lutheran Church
Thursday, May 9 6:00PM
9948 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Ks 66212
Thursday, May 9 7:00PM
Sunday, May 12 (All Day)
10100 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212
Thursday, May 16 7:00PM
Merriam Christian Church
Thursday, May 16 (7:00PM - 8:30PM)