Boy Scouts of America Jayhawk Area Council

Boy Scouts of America Jayhawk Area Council

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1020 SE Monroe Street
Topeka, KS  66612-1110 (m)
Phone:  (785) 354-8541
Fax:  (785) 354-8722

Wayne Pancoast, Scout Executive

Mission Statement: To prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout oath and law.

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday
Scout Shop: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Saturday

Services: Character building, skills development, and leadership development programs based in outdoor educational environment. This program is carried out through seven phases:

  • Tiger Cubs: First Grade
  • Cub Scouting (Wolf): Second Grade
  • Cub Scouting (Bear): Third Grade
  • Webelos: Grades four and five
  • Boy Scouts: Ages 11-18
  • Venturing: Ages 14-21, coed, outdoor extreme adventure program
  • Exploring: Ages 14-21, coed, career oriented program

Eligibility: Boys grade 1 to age 20, Girls ages 14 – 20 in traditional and Exploring programs, all grades and co-ed for in-school programs

How to Apply:  Contact the Council Office to find a program at your school or in your neighborhood

Fees:  $15.00 per year for every youth member and adult volunteer

Funding:  Annual giving, special events, foundations and grants, product sale, project sales, and United Way

Other: All adult volunteers are required to receive youth protection training and are encouraged to become fully trained for the position they volunteer

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