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

District Adult Recognition Dinner: The Shawnee Trails District Adult Recognition Dinner is January 30, 2019 at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. Congratulations to all of the award recipients! 

Register for the 2018 District Adult Recognition Dinner Here

View the 2018 District Award of Merit and Outstanding Leader Recipients

2019 Shawnee Trails Merit Badge Forum:  Our annual Merit Badge Forum will be Saturday, February 2nd, and March 2nd and will be held at Westridge Middle School. We are excited to offer 29 badges this year with many new offerings!  UPDATED REGISTRATION SITE IS NOW ONLINE!


2019 Assistant Scoutmaster/Scoutmaster Training:  Join us on Saturday, March 2nd from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Westridge Middle School, for our first ASM/SM Training course of the new year! The cost is free, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE! For questions please contact Ron Cox

Re-Charter: All re-charters are due no later than January 31st. Questions? Contact your Unit Commissioner or RJ Wilson.

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

8788 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS
Wednesday, Jan 30 (5:45PM - 8:00PM)
9300 Nieman Rd, Overland Park, KS 66214
Saturday, Feb 2 (7:30AM - 12:00PM)
10700 Johnson Drive, Shawnee Mission KS 66203
Thursday, Feb 7 7:00PM
Shawnee United Methodist Church
Thursday, Feb 7 7:00PM
Shawnee Mission United Methodist Churc
Thursday, Feb 7 7:00PM
Atonement Lutheran Church
Wednesday, Feb 13 (6:00PM - 7:00PM)