Kandersteg High Adventure Base 

Dr. Michael Clarke is organizing a trip to the Kandersteg High Adventure Base in Switzerland. The trip dates are December 27th, 2014- January 2nd, 2015. Cost is $600 for accommodation and approx. $1,150 for transportation. Youth from all 10 councils in Area 5 are invited to attend. An optional informational meeting is scheduled for November 16th, 2014 in Kansas City, MO. Please contact Dr. Michael Clarke at mscdr@sbcglobal.net or 417-838-1655 for more information. Click on the header for the flyer.

Silver Dollar City ScoutOut

September 19-21, 2014, Scouts and leaders are invited to Silver Dollar City for the 1st annual ScoutOut. Cost is $44 for adults and Boy Scouts, $20 for adults and Boy Scouts with Season Passes, $34 for Cub Scouts and Cub Leaders (saturday only, no camping), $8 for Cub Scouts and Cub leaders with a season pass. The Boy Scout prices include camping for Friday and Saturday nights at the Wilderness Campground, SDC admission & one meal on Saturday, one hour exclusive ride time on Outlaw Run, patch, and activity passport. Cub Scout prices include the same but no overnight camping (Webelos can camp with Troops). Deadline to register is August 1st, 2014. Click the header for more information.

Bass Pro Outdoor Days

The Bass Pro Outdoor Fitness Festival will take place September 6th-7th at Springfield Lake. Camping is free for Scout units and is available Friday and/or Saturday nights. Call 417-833-8647 to register for camping. Units interested in demonstrating at the skills village (hosting a booth, setting up scout trailers, ext) should call 417-873-5023!