Soaring Eagle District

District Service Area

The Soaring Eagle District serves the Blue Valley School District and surrounding Private Schools.


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Venturing Roundtable at the Scouting Resource Forum

Venturing Roundtable is held monthly at our Soaring Eagle Resource Forum, they meet at 7:30pm at the Jewish Community Center. Each month there is a topic of discussion to help your Venturing Crew have an exciting program and meet other Venturers from around the County. Venturing Youth Officers are also encouraged to attend.



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Soaring Eagle  District Award Nominations

District Award Nominations represent the “Best of the Best” in the Soaring Eagle District.

The Nominations represent registered Scouts and Units, that consistently meet the highest measurable standards for their participation in available Scouting programs. These awards are based on objective criteria where all Scouts and Units, regardless of their membership, are equally weighted. Additional letters of recommendation are welcome.

Nominations are due by December 14, 2018 and should be sent/delivered to:
Heart of America Council, BSA • 10210 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Matt Gettys, Soaring Eagle District Director •

Questions: Please contact your unit commissioner or Matt Gettys


Soaring Eagle Unit Recommendation Form

Soaring Eagle Leader Recommendation Form

Soaring Eagle Above and Beyond Recommendation Form

BSA District Award of Merit Form

Soaring Eagle Annual District Recognition Banquet

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Museum at Prairiefire - 5801 West 135th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66224

  • Reception with drinks and private Museum Exhibit
  • 6-7 pm (adults 21+ only)
  • Dinner and Awards Program from 7-9 pm
  • Dress is business attire
  • Registration opens in November
  • Early bird is $25/person  
  • Regular Registration is $30/person
  • Reception and private Museum Exhibit is $10/person

Third Annual Merit Badge Forum

The Soaring Eagle District will hold its' Third Annual Merit Badge Forum in January 2019. The links below will direct you to detailed information and the online registration form. Registration must be done electronically by units - troops and crews, no individual registrations will be accepted.

Registration deadline is December 7th, 2018.

Soaring Eagle Merit Badge Forum

  • Church of the Resurrection
  • 13720 Roe Avenue
  • Leawood, KS 66224
  • Saturdays, January 5th & 26th, 2019.  Both days - 8:00 am - 12:45 pm

Detailed Merit Badge Forum Information & Registration

Online Roster Submission Form

Please direct questions to the District Merit Badge Forum Coordinator:
Herb Strain
or the Soaring Eagle District director:
Matt Gettys




Matt Gettys

District Director

Soaring Eagle District

Upcoming District Events

5801 W. 115th St., Leawood KS 6211
Thursday, Jan 3 (6:30PM - 7:30PM)
5801 W. 115th St., Leawood KS 66211
Thursday, Jan 3 (6:30PM - 7:30PM)
5801 W. 115th St., Leawood KS 66211
Thursday, Jan 3 (6:30PM - 7:30PM)
5801 W. 115th St., Leawood KS 66211
Thursday, Jan 3 (6:30PM - 7:30PM)
Bonner Springs United Methodist Church
Thursday, Jan 3 (7:00PM - 8:00PM)
13720 Roe Ave, Leawood, KS 66224
Saturday, Jan 5 (8:00AM - 12:00PM)
4201 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211
Thursday, Jan 10 (6:30PM - 7:30PM)