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

Intro to Outdoor Leader Skills and Webelos Leader Outdoor Training: Training is a vital part of delivering a quality Scouting program. The training team will be offering this outdoor portion of the Scoutmaster training on Nov. 9-10 at Camp Naish. For more details, click here. 

Register Here for Outdoor Leader Skills & Webelos Leader Outdoor Training

Nominate Your Outstanding Leaders: The Shawnee Trails District Adult Recognition Banquet is right around the corner in January 2019. Now is the time to nominate your hard working and dedicated Scouting leaders! Nominations are due by noon on December 7th. 

Click Here for the Outstanding Leader Nomination Form

Click Here for the District Award of Merit Nomination Form

Re-Charter: The annual re-registration process is right around the corner for 2019. At the November Roundtable, Re-charter Booklets will be available for pick-up and Re-charter Training will be offered. Please come prepared with your FOS Presentation Date and we will also touch base on your unit's Be a Scout pin. 

All re-charters are due on January 8th at the Re-charter Turn-In at Atonement Lutheran Church from 6-8 p.m. Questions? Contact your Unit Commissioner or RJ Wilson.

Click Here to Start your Re-Charter

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

10700 Johnson Dr, Shawnee Mission, KS 66203
Saturday, Oct 27 (9:00AM - 11:00AM)
10700 Johnson Dr, Shawnee Mission, KS 66203
Thursday, Nov 1 (6:00PM - 7:00PM)
10700 Johnson Drive
Thursday, Nov 1 7:00PM
Shawnee United Methodist Church 10700 Johnson Drive
Thursday, Nov 1 7:00PM

Every unit should come and pick up their Re-charter booklet to start the re-charter process. Training will be provided! 

9948 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212
Thursday, Nov 8 6:30PM
1100 Martinek Lane Kansas City, KS 66111
Friday, Nov 9 - Saturday, Nov 10 (All Day)
Polsinelli Kansas City
Wednesday, Nov 14 (8:30AM - 11:00AM)
10100 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212
Thursday, Nov 15 7:00PM