Special Events

Special Events to Showcase Scouting

The Heart of America Council conducts several special events each year providing a fun way to support Scouting and great exposure for our sponsors!

The Hike A Mile in Their Shoes event helps support the Urban Scouting program that serves more than 6,300 young men and women in the urban core of Kansas City. The event was held on October 24th, 2018.  Another highlight of the evening includes the awarding of two Eagle Scout scholarships to Eagles who have been served by our Urban Scouting program. 

For additional information contact Haley Bowman, Director of Development, at (816) 569-4965.



Our Sporting Clays Classic auction will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd at The Toms Town Distillery event room, 1701 Mains St., Kansas City, MO. The Sporting Clays Tournament will be held on Saturday, October 5th at Powder Creek Shooting Park, 8601 Monticell Road, Lenexa, KS

For additional information contact Bob Hamlin, Senior Development Director, at (816) 569-4921




Our Thanks a Brunch event is a fundraising event that connects Scout moms from across the council. All proceeds benefit the Heart of America Council's Scoutreach program. Scoutreach ensures that all young people have the opportunity to participate in Scouting in Kansas City’s urban and rural neighborhoods regardless of their circumstances, neighborhood, or ethnic background. 



The George Meany Awards Dinner recognizes those Scouters and organizations from the AFL-CIO labor community. This year's dinner will be held on August 22, 2019 at the Argosy Casino Ballroom at 6:00 p.m. Each year there are two George Meany Awards given to volunteer Scouters who have made a significant contribution to the youth in our community through the Scouting program.

Event Flier For additional information contact Bob Hamlin, Senior Development Director, at (816) 569-4921

The 2019 Boy Scout Golf Classic will be held on Monday, July 15 at The National II Golf Club. Proceeds raised will benefit local Scouting programs that help support more that 29,000 Scouts in the Heart of America Council. The event includes an afternoon of golf followed by an awards dinner.

Event Flier For sponsorship inquiries or to register for the tournament, contact Bob Hamlin, Senior Development Director, at (816) 569-4921.