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Summer and Fall Training Opportunities
Thursday, July 31, 2014 :: 186 Views
There are still many training opportunities available this summer and fall.


Calling All Scouts and Scouters
Thursday, July 31, 2014 :: 116 Views
Join us at the Order of the Arrow Mitigwa Lodge Fall Fellowship on Saturday, August 23. We have a great opportunity for anyone who has an amateur radio license, or who is interested in getting one.


2015 World Jamboree - Japan
Thursday, July 31, 2014 :: 107 Views
In 2015, more than 30,000 Scouts and leaders from 161 countries around the world will converge on Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree.


Thursday, July 31, 2014 :: 142 Views
The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will once again be held at "The Summit", a new high-adventure base for the BSA in West Virginia. This exciting Scouting event will be held July 17-26, 2017. Although July of 2017 may seem to be in the distant future, important planning steps need to be taken in order to prepare for this large-scale event.


Unit Popcorn Chairs - Attend a Popcorn Training in July and Earn 3% Commission!
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 :: 213 Views
Even if you are a returning popcorn veteran, you are urged to attend a District Popcorn Training session. Techniques and details change every year, so plan to attend to ensure your unit’s sale is the best ever


Council Hot Topics

Mitigwa Fall Fun Day

On Saturday, October 11th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Camp Mitigwa will open its gates to all Cub Scouts for a fun-filled day of outdoor activities!  Register online by clicking here.

Frontier Heritage Day - Camp Mitigwa

On Saturday, November 1st, the Old Retired Fellows (ORFs) of Mitigwa Scout Reservation will be hosting a special event for Boy Scouts and Venturers: Frontier Heritage Day!  Click here to learn more and to register online.

Boy Scout "Prepared.  For Life." Iowa license plate now available!

Click here to learn more and to apply for your official BSA Iowa license plate

Popcorn Next Steps

Visit the Popcorn Pages for important information on this year's Zombie "Ah-Pop-A-Lips" Popcorn Sale!  

Wood Badge Reunion Dinner

For the first time, Mid-Iowa Council is hosting a reunion dinner for all Wood Badgers.  Click here to learn more and to register.

2015 Eagle Scout Directory Project

The National Eagle Scout Association has entered into an agreement with Publishing Concepts Inc. (PCI) to publish a 2015 Eagle Scout Directory.  Updated information collected from Eagle Scouts will be shared with local councils to help them stay in contact with Eagle Scouts. Read more here.

Leader Training

Registrations for fall training for adult leaders of all levels are now available.  Keep an eye on our Council Training Events Page (click here) to find out about offered sessions.

Summer Camp Registration

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Akela Summer Camp Web Page - Cub Scout Overnighter, Bear Camp, Webelos Camp

Mitigwa Summer Camp Web Page - Campsite Reservations for 2015 Summer Camp are now available.NEW!