2018 Summer Camp

View details of the exciting Summer Camp opportunities available.

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2018 Governor's Luncheon for Scouting

February 6, 2018

Winter Survival Training

Saturday, January 27, 2018 Registration ends January 25, 2018 or once capacity is reached

Scout Shorts Newsletter

Submit article ideas, read past newsletters and sign up to have the newsletter distributed to your inbox each month.

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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. In 2016 we celebrated 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.

BSA Chief Answers Your Questions About Welcoming Girls Into BSA Programs

Do you have questions about girls joining BSA programs? Bryan Wendell interviewed Mike Surbaugh to ask questions from Scouters. Read the article by clicking HERE and/or watch the video by clicking HERE.

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Internet Rechartering opens Oct 1st, 2017


New this year!!

  • New look is easier to read and navigate.
  • Electronic authorization is available for the chartered organization representative. There will be no signature to obtain if the unit chooses this option.
  • Two payment options for units Online payment option: Units can elect to pay online by credit card.  Cash/check/unit account option: Units that elect this option will print the renewal application, which includes the fee summary showing the amount due to the council. The unit will remit payment with the charter renewal paperwork required by the council.

Thank you to our Community Partners!

Our Community Partners help make Scouting experiences happen within Mid-Iowa Council.

Scoutbook Advancement Will Sync to ScoutNET

Click HERE for more details.