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Due to inclimate weather the Scout Shop will be CLOSED on Saturday, Jan. 19th. 

Last chance to sign up for Klondike! Online registration closes Friday, January 18th! Any registration on site will be charged an extra $3 fee.

All Units expiring at the end of January are due for Recharter. Please contact the Council Office if you have any questions.

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2018 Class of Silver Beaver and Venturing Leadership Award has been Selected

The Jayhawk Area Council Awards Committee has selected three outstanding Scouters to be awarded its highest volunteer recognition, the Silver Beaver Award. They have selected two outstanding Venturing Leaders for the Venturing Leadership Awards. Please join us in congratulating them for their accomplishment.

Jayhawk Area Council Hires New Shunga District Executive Recently Added Content

Scout Executive Wayne Pancoast is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Knak as the new Shunga District Executive effective January 14.

Washburn University Merit Badge Conference

Sign up to work on 1-2 merit badges at the beautiful Washburn Campus

New Online Giving Site Now Available

The Jayhawk Area Council has a new online giving site making it even easier for supporters to make gifts to support Scouting locally.

Lamar Hunt, Jr. to Keynote Topeka Scouting Breakfast

Lamar Hunt, Jr will keynote the Topeka Area Friends of Scouting Breakfast on February 27th.

2019 Annual Council Recognition Dinner

Join us for an evening of fellowship, fun, and recognition at the 2019 Annual Council Recognition Dinner.

Scouts - Start Your Sleds - Registration Now Open for Council Klondike! Recently Added Content

Mush you doggies – mush! Are you ready for an extreme adventure? Polish up your cold-weather Scout Skills and show us your stuff. The 2019 Klondike Derby is closer than you think! The Klondike is an outdoor event held in cold weather (and sometimes snow) that brings together hundreds of Scouts and volunteers.

2019 Cub Scout Resident Camps

Save the date(s) for this summer’s Jayhawk Area Council’s “Cub Scout Resident Camps” and “Fun with Family Cub Scout Camps” at Falley Scout Reservation. This summer there will be three 3-day-2-night Resident camps (2 Cub Scout sessions and 1 Webelos Scout session) and two 2-day-1-night “Fun with Family” Cub Scout weekend camps.

2019 Annual Wood Badge Dinner

All Scouts and Scouters are welcome and encouraged to attend the Annual Wood Badge Dinner. This is a great time to celebrate Wood Badge course memories and share scouting stories. Many past course participants use this event as a Gilwell reunion for their patrols. Don’t forget to bring your critters!!

Scoutbook Subscriptions will be free starting January 1, 2019

In an effort to drive program consistency and deeper engagement with our youth and leaders, Boy Scouts of America is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2019, Scoutbook subscriptions will be free to all BSA units.

Make Plans to Attend the 2019 World Jamboree!!!

The World Jamboree will be held at The Summit in 2019. It is co-hosted by the Scouting organizations from Canada, Mexico and the United States. This is your chance to attend a world-wide Scouting event close to home. Check out the video in this article for more details

Trainer's EDGE Course

The purpose of the Trainer’s EDGE course is to provide and help develop the platform skills of a trainer.

Are you ready for Linked Troop Summer Camp? We ARE!

Falley Scout Reservation and the Jayhawk Area Council is prepared and excited to be ready to serve ALL Scouts BSA troops NOW.

Youth Protection Training Guidance

Confused about the new Youth Protection policies? This article can help.

Get your set of 100th Anniversary Council Shoulder Patches

2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Jayhawk Area Council. In addition to the Anniversary Council Shoulder Patch for sale in the Jayhawk Scout Shop, other versions have been created. You can buy one, two, or a complete set. Get your anniversary patches today!

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