Summer Camp 2016

Mitigwa Scout Reservation is home to Camp Akela - resident camp for Cub Scouts - and Camp Mitigwa - resident camp for Boy Scouts. Have fun in the great outdoors at MSR

Scout Jam

Our 100th Anniversary Scout Jam celebrates Scouting in Iowa. Plan to attend with your unit.

Merit Badge Renewal

Merit Badge Counselor Renewal is quick and easy and assures that you can continue offering Merit Badge courses for Scouts.

Scout Shorts

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter, “Scout Shorts,” by email and/or text message to receive Council news and activities

Welcome to Mid-Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America!

Mid-Iowa Council is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, in the Fred Maytag II Scout Center. As of 2016, we are celebrating 100 years of Boy Scouting in central and southern Iowa.  Our mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.