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National BSA Fees Announced

The National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America has announced changes to the membership fees effective January 1, 2020.

2020 FSR Staff Interviews - December 26 and 27, 2019. Reserve your slot NOW!

We are conducting interviews for the 2020 Falley Scout Reservation Summer Camp Staff on Thursday, December 26 and Friday, December 27, 2019 from 9:00 am until 3:00 each day.

Kansas Hunter Safety Courses to be Offered at Falley Scout Reservation Recently Added Content

Learn how to hunt safely and fulfill a requirement for a Kansas hunting license.

Scout Night with the Topeka Pilots

Join the fun and learn about hockey with the Topeka Pilots

Call for Nominations: Silver Beaver, Venturing, Exploring, and District Award of Merit

Council Advancement Committee is seeking nominations for distinguished service and leadership. Please consider nominating a worthy volunteer or Scout for the awards that will be presented at the Council Annual Recognition Dinner in February. Deadline for nominations is December 2nd.

New Training Available for District Committee Members

Now district committee members can take their training online just like unit leaders. Check out the new District Committee training at!

Attention Unit Leaders - Be Sure to Collect the CBC Forms from Your Unit Leaders

By now, most of you should have received an email from the Boy Scouts of America related to a change in the Criminal Background Check Process. The next question is, "What do I do with it?" This and other questions can be found in this article.

CBC Emails Going Out to All Registered Volunteers

The BSA is always enhancing its methods to ensure the youth we serve are safe. The newest change is to how we conduct Criminal Background Checks. All registered volunteers will receive an email from the Boy Scouts of America requiring acknowledgement of this change.

2019 Topeka's Top 20 Under 40 Honorees Announced

“It is certainly the reflection of the bright future of Topeka and our communities with the leadership, passion, and generosity of those being recognized and those that applied,” notes Amy Kincade, Vice President Population Health Management of Stormont Vail Health. Kincade served as the 2019 Selection Committee Chair.

New Youth Safety Webpage Now Available

Do you or others have questions about our Youth Protection practices? Are you new to Scouting and are confused by some of the terminology used to explain what we do to protect youth? The New Youth Safety Page may be what you are looking for.

Eleven Become Chainsaw Safety Trained at Falley Scout Reservation Recently Added Content

The Jayhawk Area Council Maintenance Team held its first Chainsaw Safety Training at Falley Scout Reservation on November 2. Eleven individuals were trained by Properties Committee member Adam Moser. A spring course will be announced later this year.

2021 National Jamboree Scoutmasters Needed

We are looking for awesome volunteers to apply for a life changing position (for you and approximately 32 youth.) Help our Scouts “Face the Challenge.” Apply to be Scoutmaster for the 2021 National Jamboree Contingent.

National Jamboree: It's More Than Just Camp

Picture tens of thousands of Scouts from across the nation all in one amazing location for 10 very special days. Side-by-side with friends and fellow Scouts, they hike, camp, climb, shoot, swim, dive, boat, rappel, attend massive arena shows and much more.

Reserve your Spot for the 2020 Philmont Council Contingent

Interested in going to Philmont but don't have a crew or worried about the cost? Check out the 2020 Philmont Contingent and scholarship opportunity thanks to the Bovay Philmont Fund.

KanCare Recipients Can Get Membership Dues Paid

Aetna is offering a great promotion for any participants of theirs in the KanCare program. Your national membership dues are covered 100%! For more details check out this article.

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