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Washburn Merit Badge University Is Filling Up Fast! Do not Delay! Recently Added Content

Join us for this year's Merit Badge Universities held on the Washburn University and Washburn Tech Campuses. Boys will have a great experience learning for merit badge counselors who are experts in their area of study. Space is limited, so register early.

2018 Camp Jayhawk Campsite Reservation and Registration Recently Added Content

Currently the online registration system for both Camp Jayhawk (Boy Scout resident camp) and Camp Delaware (Cub Scout resident camp and Fun with Family camp) is unavailable. We hope to have it up and running by mid-February.

2017 Eagle Class Named for Allan Towle

The 2017 Eagle Class has been named for Eagle Scout Allan Towle. He and 2017 Eagles will be honored at the Council's Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 10th.

Announcing the 2019 Council Contingent to Philmont and Scholarship Opportunity!

Interested in going to Philmont, but don't have a crew or worried about the cost? Check out the 2019 Philmont Contingent and scholarship opportunity thanks to the Bovay Philmont Fund.

Nominating Committee Begins Selecting 2018-19 Slate of Officers

Council President Dr. Kent Palmberg has appointed Executive Board Member Vincent Cox as the Nominating Committee Chair. Nominations to serve on the executive board can be submitted for consideration (read more).

District Director Erik Karre Receives Promotion Recently Added Content

The Jayhawk Area Council is pleased to announce District Director Erik Karre has been offered and accepted a promotion to the position of District Director for the Twin Valley Council headquartered in Mankato, Minnesota.

2017 Class of Silver Beaver 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. Please join us in congratulating them for their accomplishment.

2018 Camp Jayhawk Leader's Guide Now Available

The 2018 Camp Jayhawk Boy Scout Resident Camp Leader’s Guide is available here. There are several significant changes. Download your copy now.

BSA’s Scoutbook Lite Makes Reporting Your Unit's Advancement Easy

The BSA announced it will release Scoutbook Lite, a new tool for quickly inputting advancement data, in the second quarter of 2018.

Calling All Critters: Wood Badge Dinner and Auction to Fund Scholarship Recently Added Content

Wood Badge alumni are encouraged to come to the Wood Badge Dinner and support the auction to help provide scholarships for the 2018 and future Wood Badge courses.

2018 Wood Badge Course offers Advanced Training for Leaders

Wood Badge provides advanced leadership development for all Scouting programs: Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing. It provides a demonstration of the Scout spirit and aims and methods of Scouting. The first 30 to register will receive a $100 scholarship!

Jayhawk Area Council Seeks Fundraising Assistant

The Jayhawk Area Council is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Fundraising Assistant vacancy. This positon is 25 hours/week with some flexibility in arrival and departure times. Certain seasonal activities may increase the number of hours for short-term periods. (read more)

Would you like to be part of the World Jamboree?

The last time the United States hosted a World Scout Jamboree was in 1967 (Idaho) and while this jamboree will be in the United States, it is unique in that it is a team effort by Scouts Canada, Asociación de Scouts de México and the Boy Scouts of America.

Jayhawk Area Council Announces Annual Meeting

The Jayhawk Area Council will hold its annual meeting on February 14, 2018 at noon at the Rolley Scout Service Center located at 1020 SE Monroe Street, Topeka, KS 66614.

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