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2022 Camping & Events

Quivira Scout Ranch is not just for summer! Take your unit on a private adventure on our beautiful property! 

For information on facility/campground usage for units at Quivira Scout Ranch.

Contact Candice.Chase@scouting.org for assistance with making a reservation.

Unit Camping Request Form

Facility Usage/Fee Request Form

Are you a church or community service group that is looking for a place for your special event? You are welcome here!

For information on rental fees for Quivira Scout Ranch facilities.

Want to make a rental?  Contact Candice.chase@scouting.org

Facilities Usage/Fees Request Form

Cuboree is a fun, exciting weekend event for Cub Scouts (kindergarten through 5th grade) and their families to kick off the Scouting year. Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts and their families can camp with their pack for the weekend or just attend the Saturday activities.

Learn more HERE!
Register HERE!

Cub Scout Day of Awesomeness is a One-Day event that provides youth with the opportunity to be active and engaged in the Cub Scout program!! Cub Scouts (Lion, Tiger, Bear, Wolf) will enjoy a variety of activities typically offered at Summer Camp. 

Activities offered: Archery, Obstacle Course, BB Guns, Pinewood Derby, etc.

More info HERE!
Register HERE!

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This is a fair-like setting; to learn about food origination, the water cycle, healthy eating, and how youth today can help with food security challenges in the community.

Participation in Day of Awesomeness activities are not included with this event.

Lunch is not provided.

Register HERE!
Learn more HERE!

Scouts will participate in an intensive day-long training covering all requirements for the Search and Rescue merit badge. Taught by local experts and Scouters, Scouts will learn firsthand how professionals in Southeast Kansa handle emergency situations and locate and rescue missing persons. Mock drills will test Scouts to apply their new skills. Participants: Scouts, scouters, and AOLs

A well-prepared Scout will be familiar with First Aid, Navigation, and Pioneering skills.

All units must have two-deep leadership in accordance with Youth Protection Guidelines, and all registered leaders must have completed NEW Youth Protection Training. AOLs must have appropriate unit leadership.

Pre-registration Fee is $21 scouts/$20 adult scouters Registrations after September 16,2022 will be $30 per person. Registration fee includes shirts for all participants. Last day to register online September 23, 2022.

Webelos Woods serves as a stepping stone for Webelo and Arrow of Light scouts and their parents to transition into Scouts BSA through a series of fun-filled demonstrations, activities, and adventures that represent what awaits them in a troop. Hosted by White Buffalo District.

On Saturday, Scouts will learn about First Aid, Camp Cooking, Rope Making, Knots, Monkey Bridge, Nature Hikes, Shooting Sports, Equipment  Branding, and More! On Sunday, Scouts will participate on a hike through beautiful Quivira Scout Ranch learning more about the facility and the nature that surrounds it.

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This will be a non-competitive event. As with a Jamboree Adventure Trail, Scouts will visit a series of stations tracing Kansas history from Native American to Aerospace influences*.

Cub Scout Activities include:

o Building a Recycled Monster (arts)

o Spooky Scavenger Hunt (all day activities)

o Haunted Trail

o Fear Factor game

o Monster Carnival Games

Scouts BSA / Venturing Events

Haunted Trail set-up &

Iron Chef cooking challenge –Spooky supernatural meal!

Cost$12 per person through September 30th Late Fees of $5.00 will be Applied from Oct. 1st – 15th. Registration closes October 15th.

Important Details: Saturday supper will be provided. If staying overnight bring your own equipment/food for Saturday breakfast, lunch & Sunday breakfast.

Items to bring: Youth & Adults encouraged to wear a costume! Dress for the weather. All stations are outdoors.

Register HERE!

All Troop, Crew, & Ship adult leaders and Troop, Crew, & Ship officers in teams of two (example: Scoutmaster & Assistant Senior Patrol Leader as a camping team). Any team of Scouts as long as there is an equal number of an adult team. A minimum of two teams is required for a Unit to participate to fulfill Youth Protection Requirements (two-deep leadership). Adult leaders will tent together; Scouts will tent together.
Everyone should be prepared for a complete pack layout / shakedown.
 

$5 per person, which includes patch and materials for history of the land and Leave No Trace. Registrations are payable online 
 

This is a basic backpack experience to show Unit leadership different places and ways to use QSR as a Unit program.
Black Jack Trail is an experience where the history of Quivira Scout Ranch is delved into and some backpacking is done into the heart of The Ranch leaving all big, fancy equipment behind.  This is as opportunity for your Unit to go out with a minimum of equipment, have maximum fun, and use The Ranch to its fullest. There are endless program opportunities on our own Council Camp, and we urge every Unit to take advantage of them.

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Click HERE to register.

What is ScoutCon?
It’s a weekend of being electronically unplugged enjoying fellowship with others playing board games, competing in tournaments, costume contest and other fun activities. Everyone is welcome to bring their own games to put into the library for everyone’s enjoyment.

Register HERE!
More info HERE!

This is a day adventure that will involve activities for Cub Scouts and Webelos to earn several achievements while enjoying the outdoors. Activities will range from water rockets, building conservation projects, fishing, and camp skills.

Register HERE!

Register HERE!
Learn more HERE!

This Quivira Council NOVA Day will be located at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, and will be an opportunity for Cub Scouts to get hands on experience doing Fluid Dynamics. (limited to a total of only 100 Cubs who are Wolves, Bears or Webelos)

Register HERE!

This workshop is intended for Life Scouts and a parent, Troop leaders who are new to Advancement or want to know more about senior Scout Advancement.

It works through the process of Advancement from Life Scout to the rank of Eagle Scout.  Discussion will focus on the requirements for the rank of Eagle with emphasis on:
♦ Eagle Scout Service Project
♦ Preparation of the Eagle Scout Application
♦ Management of the character reference letters

A question and answer session will also be conducted, so any questions that may arise can be asked and answers provided at that time.

The purpose of the God & Country Class is for Scouts and their adult mentors (parents/guardians) to learn more about their relationship with God, their family, their church, and their Duty to God as Scouts. This event will provide Scouts the opportunity to earn the Jesus and Me (grades K-1), God and Me (grades 1-3), God and Family (grades 4-5), God and Church (grades 6-8) award for Protestant and Independent churches. We have added the God and Life Award (grades 9-12)   * Note * Scouts will not complete the “God and Church” nor the “God and Life” Award in this one-day session. They will leave with a plan for finishing, and a mentor contact.

Upon finishing their course work, youth and adults can earn the Religious Knot, which is worn on their uniform while they are active in scouting.

Register HERE!

Scouts $30.00 Registration includes two classes, Saturday Lunch, and a participation patch (no refunds).
Adults $10.00  Registration includes lunch & Patch. Each troop must have a minimum of 2 adult leaders registered for the event. Adult leaders will be expected to assist the counselor in checking outside work materials, recording class accomplishments, and maintaining discipline and learning environment. We do not anticipate behavior problems however, if they occur, the Scout will be excused from class and escorted to an adult with their Troop. REFUNDS are NOT available, but fees may be transferred to another Scout.  Transfer Scout must attend the same classes already selected on registration.

Early Registration Through Sept. 17th – Registration Open Through Nov 5th – Late Registration fee of $5.00/Individual will apply.
The worksheets will be the only Blue Cards.
The official Boy Scout Field Uniform should be worn to help identify Scouts and leaders.

Register HERE!

Register HERE!

This workshop will be presented in the morning and is hosted and sponsored by Meritrust Credit Union. These classes will present the scouts with information and guidance pertaining to the Personal Management merit badge, an Eagle-required merit badge. The instructor for this workshop is a financial education specialist from Meritrust.  Personal management is about the scout learning the life skills to take control of his or her life by setting and attaining goals, financial and otherwise. Information presented and classroom activities performed will prepare the scout to meet with a Personal Management merit badge counselor and complete several of the merit badge requirements.

Register HERE!

A winter adventure will include an introduction to cold weather camping with demonstration’s and activates designed to prepare youth for an outdoor adventure in cold and challenging elements. These activities may include fire building, identifying good, ok, and poor fire building materials and fire starters. Camp site selection, tent choices.  Along with this several merit badges will be offered depending on the weather conditions.

Pre-registration Fee is $10 per person. Registrations after December 16, 2022 will be $15 per person. Registration fee includes program materials and a patch for all participants.

Border Patrol is one of the oldest activities at QSR.  Hiking around the QSR border or Fence line a self-motivation. This can be a day hike, or one can make it an overnighter.
*Maps are available for purchase at the council office.  

Canoeing, Fishing, boating, and so much more! Plan your weekend trip to QSR and enjoy all that it has to offer. If you are not attending an official council event, please contact Candi Chase to acquire a short-term camping permit and make appropriate arrangements.

This is a council event it so follows under the NCAP.  You will need the Corona 19 waiver and you will need the BSA updated Health Medical forms both for each scout. If you don’t have them, you unit will not participate in this event. You will need to prove your own two deep leadership.

The following activities require registration Please contact Candice Chase candice.chase@scouting.org

2023 Camping & Events

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This Quivira Council NOVA Day will be located at Exploration Place in Wichita, and will be an opportunity for Cub Scouts to get hands on experience doing Simple Machines: Levers (limited to a total of only 100 Cubs who are Wolves, Bears or Webelos)

Save the date HERE!
Learn more in the Trappers’ Herald HERE!

$20 per person – Youth or Adult

2nd Yr. Webelos/AOL (In 5th Grade), ScoutsBSA, Venturers and Adult Leaders

Register HERE!
Learn more HERE!

This Quivira Council NOVA Day will be located at Exploration Place in Wichita, and will bean opportunity for Cub Scouts to get hands on experience doing Simple Machines.(limited to a total of only 100 Cubs who are Wolves, Bears or Webelos)

The day will consist of 4 different rotations of STEM activities, a movie in the Dome Theaterand a Live Science Show, allowing your Cub Scouts to complete all the requirements for theNOVA award for “Swing!”. (NOTE: If a Cub is using the Science Adventure according theirCub rank as requirement #2, then it should be done BEFORE attending in order to receive theNOVA award. (See http://www.scouting.org/stem/Awards/CubScout.aspx).

Register HERE!

Eskimo Run, sponsored by White Buffalo District, is a fun activity for all registered Cub Scouts in Quivira Council. This one-day Winter Olympics event provides youth a chance to be active in the outdoors during the winter, competing at several activities and games.

This is a Top Shot competition. It is for Troops, Crews, and Adults!

Shotgun, Rifle, Muzzleloading, Archery, Hawk Throwing, Knife Throwing. Pistol shooting for Crews and Adults only. Shooting classes are grouped into Crews, Adults and Troops.   Troop age groups are (12-14) and (15-17).

Check-in begins @ 6pm Friday night.    Safety Briefing begins at 8:30am Saturday

All units must have two-deep leadership in accordance with Youth Protection Guidelines, and all registered leaders must have current Youth Protection Training.  

$45 per person fee. $60 if registered after July 8, 2023

$10 per Scout or Adult that is camping only   $30 per Scout or Adult camping only after July 8, 2023

Refunds are not available, but fees may be transferred to another Scout or Adult under same registration number

Pre-registration is required in order for program materials and patches to be provided to all participants. Registration prior to July 1, 2023 is required to guarantee a patch. Event is open to all registered Troops, Crews and Posts. Online payment is required and may be made by credit card or electronic check. REQUIRED: ALL participants MUST have Parts A&B of the health form

LAST DAY TO REGISTER ONLINE IS JULY 15, 2023

                                                   IF YOU REGISTER WITH A TROOP, YOU WILL SHOOT AS A TROOP MEMBER

Register HERE!

Register HERE!

This Quivira Council NOVA Day will be located at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, and will be an opportunity for Cub Scouts to get hands on experience investigating computer technology. (limited to a total of only 100 Cubs who are Wolves, Bears or Webelos)

Register HERE!

South Winds is hosting a Pinewood Derby Race that will have “Rank” specific categories and then “Outlaw” brackets!

Registration Fee is $10 per car entered into the race

Register HERE!

Osage Nation is hosting a Pinewood Derby Race that will have “Rank” specific categories and then “Outlaw” brackets!

Registration Fee is TBD per car entered into the race

Learn more HERE!
Register HERE!

All BSA Scouts are invited to come earn their Fishing Merit Badge on Saturday, March 25th. Arrive Friday night March 24th to set up campsite. The course will be provided by the Fishing Committee and the new BSA Certified Angular Instructors.   

Register HERE!

Kanza is hosting a Pinewood Derby Race that will have “Rank” specific categories and then “Outlaw” brackets!

Learn more HERE!
Register HERE!

Blackjack Trail is designed for new Scouters and Units to come learn about and gain the skills necessary to be confident in performing Unit level backpacking and treks across QSR. Scouts that participate must arrive as a Unit, following Guide to Safe Scouting, or with an adult partner for the event. Participants are expected to be able to carry all of their gear on their back, in a backpack, and navigate to multiple points across QSR to their campsite, while visiting historic points along the way. Participants will be able to take back the skills that they learned to their Unit, teach other Scouts, and then allow Units to participate in their own backpacking or trek adventures across QSR.  

Register HERE!

This is for the top racers from each pack in the Pawnee District. Medals to top 3 Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears, Webelos, AOLs, Outlaw Youth, & Outlaw Adults. Overall Medals to the top three Cub Scouts. The District’s top three winners from each rank cars will go to the Council Pinewood Derby.

Register HERE!

Crafts/Leather Working, Knots, and Hiking  ♦ Scouts BSA – 22 Rifles, Hiking/Orienteering, Leather/Working, Totin Chip, Knots, Camp Gadgets ♦ Campfire – Saturday evening ♦ Flag retirement after skits

Register HERE!

This is a day adventure that will involve activities for Cub Scouts, Webelos, and AOLs to enjoy QSR for a day of fun and fellowship.

Register HERE!

All 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of each rank, from each District’s Pinewood Derby qualify to participate in the Council’s Pinewood Derby.  Outlaw Class is open to anyone and limited to the first 50 fully paid registered racers.

Cost: $10 per Racer / $10 Adult Racer

Last day to register online is Sat., APRIL 15, 2023.

No Refunds but fees may be transferred to another Youth or Adult.

Register HERE!

All 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of each rank, from each District’s Pinewood Derby qualify to participate in the Council’s Pinewood Derby.  Outlaw Class is open to anyone and limited to the first 50 fully paid registered racers.

Cost: $10 per Racer / $10 Adult Racer

Last day to register online is Sat., APRIL 15, 2023.

No Refunds but fees may be transferred to another Youth or Adult.

Learn more HERE!

Cubcon is a day of being electronically unplugged enjoying fellowship with others playing board games, and other fun activities. Try a new game or bring your favorites. Bring extra games to put into the library for everyone’s enjoyment. Registration opens September 1, 2022.

Register HERE!

$35 / per person > Scout or Adult participating in events

$10 per person > Scout or Adult that is competing in the Streamer Challenges and/or camping only

LAST DAY TO REGISTER – FRI. APRIL 21

A spring camporee will test the abilities of Patrols in their mastery of Scout Skills in a day long competition that will involve different mystery events that have been taken from Scouting material that are based on “Basic Scouting Skills”. 

Competition Patrol Size:
2 adults, 6 youth (youth and adult will be determined by your Unit affiliation, such as Venture Crews can have youth that are over 18)  All participants must be Blue Swimmers

The Patrol may bring any equipment that they think they might need for the competition.  All equipment must be carried by the Patrol (such as in a backpack) and any gear that the Patrol starts with must be carried throughout the entire competition.

Learn more HERE!

Bring out the Scouts to have a different variety experience at the Q. Quivira Scout Ranch is one of the few place that Scouts can enjoy climbing and rappelling a natural rock face in the state of Kansas. Climbing is a terrific event for Scouts to showcase their skills of knots, problem solving, physical fitness, self-esteem as well as bravery by over coming any fears of heights. Come out to Quivira Scout Ranch and enjoy the weekend, let the fun begin.   

Register HERE!

2023 Tigers, Bears & Wolves / Webelos & AOLs Resident Summer Camp @ QSR

Session #1: June 1 – 4

Session #2: June 8 – 11

*Early Bird Youth Fee: $170 until February 9, 2023

$50 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 2/9/2023 Regular Fee: $200

*Early Bird Adult Fee: $115 until February 9, 2023

$25 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 2/9/2023, Regular Fee: $140

The Council is using the same payment schedule for 2023 as we did for the 2022 Summer Camp Season.  We are using the Estimation Phase  which is a $100 fee which you will be able to apply toward the total fees for Scouts and leaders who come to camp. The fee is NOT refundable or transferable if the unit fails to attend camp. The Unit Estimation Phase will close Wednesday, November 30, 2022. This number is not binding, but please be as accurate as possible, it will provide us the information we need to provide YOU a better experience! This step does not lock in the Early Bird fee for your unit.

To lock in the Early Bird fee a non-refundable deposit of $50/per youth and $25/per adult is due by February 9, 2023.

When the unit registers, camp site options will be offered for your top 3 selections, but NOT guaranteed. One campsite that we are offering holds 10 platform tents for an additional $200 cost per week.  Selection will be through a drawing of all those who have chosen that option. The Unit will be notified by January 15, 2023.

Register HERE!

2023 Tigers, Bears & Wolves / Webelos & AOLs Resident Summer Camp @ QSR

Session #1: June 1 – 4

Session #2: June 8 – 11

*Early Bird Youth Fee: $170 until February 9, 2023

$50 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 2/9/2023 Regular Fee: $200

*Early Bird Adult Fee: $115 until February 9, 2023

$25 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 2/9/2023, Regular Fee: $140

The Council is using the same payment schedule for 2023 as we did for the 2022 Summer Camp Season.  We are using the Estimation Phase  which is a $100 fee which you will be able to apply toward the total fees for Scouts and leaders who come to camp. The fee is NOT refundable or transferable if the unit fails to attend camp. The Unit Estimation Phase will close Wednesday, November 30, 2022. This number is not binding, but please be as accurate as possible, it will provide us the information we need to provide YOU a better experience! This step does not lock in the Early Bird fee for your unit.

To lock in the Early Bird fee a non-refundable deposit of $50/per youth and $25/per adult is due by February 9, 2023.

When the unit registers, camp site options will be offered for your top 3 selections, but NOT guaranteed. One campsite that we are offering holds 10 platform tents for an additional $200 cost per week.  Selection will be through a drawing of all those who have chosen that option. The Unit will be notified by January 15, 2023.

Register HERE!

QSR Scouts BSA/Venturing Resident Summer Camp at Quivira Scout Ranch

Session #1 …. June 11 – June 17

Session #2 …. June 18 – June 24

Session #3 …. June 25 – July 1

*Early Bird Youth Fee: $340 until 12/21/2022

$50 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 12-21, Regular Fee: $440

*Early Bird Adult Fee: $115 until 12/21/2022

$25 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 12-21, Regular Fee: $140

The Council is using the same payment schedule for 2023 as we did for the 2022 Summer Camp Season.  We are using the Estimation Phase  which is a $100 fee which you will be able to apply toward the total fees for Scouts and leaders who come to camp. The fee is NOT refundable or transferable if the unit fails to attend camp. The Unit Estimation Phase will close Wednesday, November 30, 2022. This number is not binding, but please be as accurate as possible, it will provide us the information we need to provide YOU a better experience! This step does not lock in the Early Bird fee for your unit.

To lock in the Early Bird fee a non-refundable deposit of $50/per youth and $25/per adult is due by December 21, 2022.

For Scouts-BSA, $150 payment is due per scout by March 15, 2023, for those ready to select programs. Remaining balances, for all attendees, ALL CAMPS will be due on May 4, 2023.

When the unit registers, camp site options will be offered for your top 3 selections, but NOT guaranteed. One campsite that we are offering holds 10 platform tents for an additional $200 cost per week.  Selection will be through a drawing of all those who have chosen that option. The Unit will be notified by January 15, 2023.

Moving On in 2023…

We’re bringing back Conquer the Water, Angler Adventure, and the Jet Ski program.

Other adventures being considered are Field Archery, Climbing and more.

Register HERE!

QSR Scouts BSA/Venturing Resident Summer Camp at Quivira Scout Ranch

Session #1 …. June 11 – June 17

Session #2 …. June 18 – June 24

Session #3 …. June 25 – July 1

*Early Bird Youth Fee: $340 until 12/21/2022

$50 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 12-21, Regular Fee: $440

*Early Bird Adult Fee: $115 until 12/21/2022

$25 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 12-21, Regular Fee: $140

The Council is using the same payment schedule for 2023 as we did for the 2022 Summer Camp Season.  We are using the Estimation Phase  which is a $100 fee which you will be able to apply toward the total fees for Scouts and leaders who come to camp. The fee is NOT refundable or transferable if the unit fails to attend camp. The Unit Estimation Phase will close Wednesday, November 30, 2022. This number is not binding, but please be as accurate as possible, it will provide us the information we need to provide YOU a better experience! This step does not lock in the Early Bird fee for your unit.

To lock in the Early Bird fee a non-refundable deposit of $50/per youth and $25/per adult is due by December 21, 2022.

For Scouts-BSA, $150 payment is due per scout by March 15, 2023, for those ready to select programs. Remaining balances, for all attendees, ALL CAMPS will be due on May 4, 2023.

When the unit registers, camp site options will be offered for your top 3 selections, but NOT guaranteed. One campsite that we are offering holds 10 platform tents for an additional $200 cost per week.  Selection will be through a drawing of all those who have chosen that option. The Unit will be notified by January 15, 2023.

Moving On in 2023…

We’re bringing back Conquer the Water, Angler Adventure, and the Jet Ski program.

Other adventures being considered are Field Archery, Climbing and more.

Register HERE!

QSR Scouts BSA/Venturing Resident Summer Camp at Quivira Scout Ranch

Session #1 …. June 11 – June 17

Session #2 …. June 18 – June 24

Session #3 …. June 25 – July 1

*Early Bird Youth Fee: $340 until 12/21/2022

$50 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 12-21, Regular Fee: $440

*Early Bird Adult Fee: $115 until 12/21/2022

$25 Deposit to lock in Early Bird Fee
After 12-21, Regular Fee: $140

The Council is using the same payment schedule for 2023 as we did for the 2022 Summer Camp Season.  We are using the Estimation Phase  which is a $100 fee which you will be able to apply toward the total fees for Scouts and leaders who come to camp. The fee is NOT refundable or transferable if the unit fails to attend camp. The Unit Estimation Phase will close Wednesday, November 30, 2022. This number is not binding, but please be as accurate as possible, it will provide us the information we need to provide YOU a better experience! This step does not lock in the Early Bird fee for your unit.

To lock in the Early Bird fee a non-refundable deposit of $50/per youth and $25/per adult is due by December 21, 2022.

For Scouts-BSA, $150 payment is due per scout by March 15, 2023, for those ready to select programs. Remaining balances, for all attendees, ALL CAMPS will be due on May 4, 2023.

When the unit registers, camp site options will be offered for your top 3 selections, but NOT guaranteed. One campsite that we are offering holds 10 platform tents for an additional $200 cost per week.  Selection will be through a drawing of all those who have chosen that option. The Unit will be notified by January 15, 2023.

Moving On in 2023…

We’re bringing back Conquer the Water, Angler Adventure, and the Jet Ski program.

Other adventures being considered are Field Archery, Climbing and more.

Learn more HERE!
Register HERE!

Cub Scout Day Camp is a weekend program will be a 2 evening (6-9pm) and 2 all-day Friday and Saturday (8am-4pm) that is open to all youth in kindergarten through 5th grade. Prepare yourself for a Norseman themed event.

Learn more HERE!
Register HERE!

Live Scouting’s Adventure – You’ll join more than 15,000 Scouts from all over the country, as they enjoy 10,600 acres of wild, wonderful West Virginia at the Summit. Whitewater rafting and kayaking, rock climbing and bouldering, and mountain biking are just a few of the activities offered at the Summit. There’s also skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports, and zip-line challenge courses. And that’s just the beginning……

Dates of Quivira Council’s Contingent Trip: July 15 – July 28, 2023. The adventure includes a life changing trip to the Summit Bechtel Reserve, Mount Hope, West Virginia, and four days touring Washington DC. We will tour the monuments, Smithsonian, Ford’s Theatre, National Zoo and apply for a capitol tour and White House tour.

Who can attend the National Jamboree:

Any youth 12-18years of age registered in a BSA Troop, Crew or Ship. Any one 18-21 years of age who is registered in a unit with current Youth Protection training may participate as a youth and do all activities at the Jamboree due the cancellation of the 2021 National Jamboree. Any BSA registered adult with current Youth Protection training may attend.

National BSA Jamboree website:
Registration for youth is open. Total cost is $2,950 which includes Jamboree fee, transportation, shirts, patches, patrol and troop equipment and travel duffle bag. The final items included in the costs are still being discussed. Early signup will allow your input into the final budgeted items.

Minimum of 20 participants before October 15th to have a Quivira Council Contingent
We must have 20 participants, youth and/or adult, with a deposit of $350 on Black Pug or before October 15th, 2022, to have a contingent from Quivira Council. If we don’t meet the 20-person requirement and made a deposit, then you will get a full refund of your deposit. If meet or exceed the 20-person minimum, then we will have a contingent from Quivira Council.

50% popcorn sales commission for Quivira Council Jamboree participants
If you sign up, make a deposit on or before October 15th, 2022 for the Quivira Council National Jamboree contingent, and the required minimum of 20 attendees is meet, then you will get a 50% commission on all popcorn sales you make for the 2022 popcorn sales. The commission will be used to pay for your trip to National Jamboree. You sell the popcorn as normal with your unit. Details on how to process and receive the extra commission will be provided soon.

Payment Schedule
$350 non-refundable deposit due at registration and $325 payment due at 1st of the month from Nov 1, 2022 through June 1, 2023. Automatic reminders for payments will be sent via Black Pug.

Steps to register as a participant:

  1. Go to: https://jamboree.scouting.org/participants/ then click on the “Register Now” Button
  2. Go to: Quivira.org and click on the 2023 National Jamboree button then follow the link for Black Pug payments.

Adults interested in leadership position for the council contingent need to register on the national site, sign up via Black Pug, and then contact Patrick Reilly preilly@gmocks.com 316-655-1140 (cell) and Jo Irsik jo.irsik@scouting.org. Leadership positions will be determined by November 30, 2022.

The next Jamboree in person meeting is Saturday October 29, 2022 at 9:00am at the Council Service Center. We will have monthly Jamboree meetings scheduled up to June 2023, which will be at the Council Office @ 7pm, but may be subject to change. No meeting in December.

Contacts for more information: Patrick Reilly – Jamboree Committee Chair – 316-655-1140

Jo Irsik – Council Staff Advisor for Jamboree – 316-491-2230

Register HERE!

This event is open to Cub Scouts, and is two fun-with-a-purpose days focused on science themed activities. 

Early Bird Fees$45/youth and $15/adults til JUNE 16

Regular Fees: $55/youth and $25/adults after JUNE 16

No registrations after JUNE 30

Check-in begins at 7:30 am Saurday, July 15

The camp will be held at Sterling Lake Park, Sterling KS 67579.

When you enter camp, the Unit leader will be asked to provide:

Copy of Blackpug PAID receipt and attending roster

BSA Health Form Parts A and B for each attendee

Price includes T-shirt, CUP and patch FOR YOUTH  ♦  Adults receive t-shirt and patch.

All units must have two deep leadership in accordance with Youth Protection Guidelines, and all registered leaders must have completed CURRENT Youth Protection Training.

Units must provide own meals- Please be prepared with a sack lunch for Saturday and Sunday.

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The Metro Day Camp is a fun-filled, 3-day camp for Cub Scouts of ALL ages!  Each day will provide the opportunity for your Cub Scouts to have new experiences, with memories that will last a lifetime. 

Pre-registration is required for us to provide program materials to all participants. Event is open to all scouts – Tiger thru Arrow of Light Scouts for all packs, in or out of Council.  Registration is due May 26th.

Registration prior to April 14th will be $50.00 per youth and $20.00 per adult. 
Registrations received April 14th – May 26th will be $60.00/ youth and $25.00/adult. 

Registrations received May 27th – June 19th will be $75/ youth and $30/adult.
NO registrations will be accepted at After June 19th, or at Camp! Staff Registration = $10.00

There will be NO Refunds available, but you can transfer to another Scout.

All activities are age appropriate and based on program level, including shooting sports, arts & crafts, games, song, science experiments, etc.  Each person will need to pack a sack lunch each day.

This is a Top Shot competition. It is for Troops, Crews, and Adults!

Shotgun, Rifle, Muzzleloading, Archery, Hawk Throwing, Knife Throwing. Pistol shooting for Crews and Adults only. Shooting classes are grouped into Crews, Adults and Troops.   Troop age groups are (12-14) and (15-17).

Check-in begins @ 6pm Friday night.    Safety Briefing begins at 8:30am Saturday

All units must have two-deep leadership in accordance with Youth Protection Guidelines, and all registered leaders must have current Youth Protection Training.  

$45 per person fee. $60 if registered after July 8, 2023

$10 per Scout or Adult that is camping only   $30 per Scout or Adult camping only after July 8, 2023

Refunds are not available, but fees may be transferred to another Scout or Adult under same registration number

Pre-registration is required in order for program materials and patches to be provided to all participants. Registration prior to July 1, 2023 is required to guarantee a patch. Event is open to all registered Troops, Crews and Posts. Online payment is required and may be made by credit card or electronic check. REQUIRED: ALL participants MUST have Parts A&B of the health form

LAST DAY TO REGISTER ONLINE IS JULY 15, 2023

                                                   IF YOU REGISTER WITH A TROOP, YOU WILL SHOOT AS A TROOP MEMBER

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Two days where cubs explore and have fun.  

Packing list: small backpack for your stuff, sack lunch for every day, sunscreen, Scout-related shirt (if you have one), sturdy shoes (no flip flops or sandals), a hat, bug repellant, water bottle, and Scout book. Wolves need to bring a compass for land navigation.

August 4-5 from 9am to 5pm each day ♦ North Side of Winfield Lake, at the Scouting Area. Check-in at 8:00am on August 1.

Must have registered leader with two-deep leadership and current YPT.

 

EARLY BIRD–$TBD per Scout, $TBD per adult (until TBD)

LATE FEES–$TBD per Scout, $TBD per adult (TBD)

FOOD–no meals will be provided. Please bring meals for all participating Pack youth.

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This is a fun weekend to give Scouters a chance to see the Scout Ranch from a different angle. Scouters will participate in boating to different areas of the lake and then snorkel. August is a hot month, but it is a wonderful time to visit the Ranch and get wet. The event is designed to keep everyone cool during the hot August month, by frequent opportunities to get wet.

Scouters participating in this event must be Blue Swimmers and arrive at camp with paperwork for their qualification. * The Program Director reserves the right to test participants.

This will be allow everyone the opportunity to learn how to paddle boats, improve on their swimming skills, and get a chance to see the Ranch from a different perspective.

Early Bird Registration: $30 per person till July 4, 2023.

Regular Cost: $40 per person starts July 5, 2023 till August 4, 2023.

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This Quivira Council NOVA Day will be located at Exploration Place in Wichita, and will be an opportunity for Cub Scouts to get hands on experience doing TBD  (limited to a total of only 100 Cubs who are Wolves, Bears or Webelos)

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A fall camporee will test the abilities of Patrols in their mastery of Scout Skills in a day long competition that will involve different mystery events that have been taken from Scouting material that are based on “Basic Scouting Skills”. 

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Cuboree is a fun, exciting weekend event for Cub Scouts (kindergarten through 5th grade) and their families to kick off the Scouting year. Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos Scouts and their families can camp with their pack for the weekend or just attend the Saturday activities.

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Registration fee includes program materials and a patch for all participants. Last day to register online – TBD.  Online payment required by credit card or electronic check.  Registration prior to TBD is required to guarantee a patch

Event is open to all registered Webelos/AOL, Troops, Crews and Posts. All Units must have two-deep leadership in accordance with Youth Protection Guidelines, and all registered leaders must have completed NEW Youth Protection Training. Webelos & AOLs must have appropriate Unit leadership.

Troops need to provide their own meals, dinner will be a Pot Luck

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5 per Youth and $5 per Adult.

Pre-registration is required; NO registrations accepted after FRIDAY, Sept. 29.

Registration MUST be received before Friday, Sept. 29

Cub Scout Day of Awesomeness is a One-Day event that provides youth with the opportunity to be active and engaged in the Cub Scout program!! Cub Scouts (Lion, Tiger, Bear, Wolf) will enjoy a variety of activities typically offered at Summer Camp. 

Activities offered: Archery, Obstacle Course, BB Guns, Pinewood Derby, etc.

Lunch is not provided; snacks available for purchase at concession stand on site

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Join us for a Spooky Fall Event with a variety of Halloween Themed Activities

WhoCubscouts, Scouts BSA & Adults

Where:  Ringering Farms southeast of Ellinwood, Ks. Entry @ 38.317986936379164, -98.53519652776964. Directions from stoplight at Hi-way K-96 and main street in Ellinwood:    Go south on main street & blacktop road approximately ¾ mi to the river bridge. After you are over bridge on black top and have turned to the right (west) and go approximately ¼ mi to the intersection where there is a blacktop road going south. Look for Sign at that intersection for Barton Co. Feeders. Go south 1 mi and turn left (east). (Oil field business on northeast corner of this intersection.) Go 3 miles east to a sharp turn to the south (right turn). Ringering farmstead is on the left or east side of the road, take the 1st or north entrance to the farmstead and follow the road through the farmstead driving east. At an intersection (just past the shelter belt which is on your right) the road turns; go north (left turn) approximately 1 mi and (look for orange ribbons) take the first small road to the east (right turn) to the Nani Ba Zhu campsite and find the Tin Cabin in the Woods.

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Blackjack Trail is designed for new Scouters and Units to come learn about and gain the skills necessary to be confident in performing Unit level backpacking and treks across QSR. Scouts that participate must arrive as a Unit, following Guide to Safe Scouting, orwith an adult partner for the event. Participants are expected to be able to carry all of theirgear on their back, in a backpack, and navigate to multiple points across QSR to their campsite, while visiting historic points along the way. Participants will be able to take back the skills that they learned to their Unit, teach other Scouts, and then allow Units to participate in their own backpacking or trek adventures across QSR.  

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ScoutCon is a weekend of being electronically unplugged enjoying fellowship with others playing board games, competing in tournaments, costume contest and other fun activities. Everyone is welcome to bring their own games to put into the library for everyone’s enjoyment.

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This is a day adventure that will involve activities for Cub Scouts and Webelos to earn several achievements while enjoying the outdoors. Activities will range from water rockets, building conservation projects, fishing, and camp skills. 

Activities? Tigers – My Tiger Jungle, Floats and Boats, Tiger Tag; Wolves – Spirit of the Water, Council Fire, Cubs Who Care; Bears – Bear Necessities, A Bear Goes Fishing, Roaring with Laughter; Webelos – Build My Own Hero, Sports

Check -In: When you enter camp, the Unit Leader will be asked to provide: Copy of Unit Roster listing each attendee, BSA Health Form with Parts A & B for each person attending, copies of current Youth Protection Training for each Adult attending.

Process: Cub Scouts / Webelos will be broken down by rank groups and participate in age/rank appropriate activities. Packs will come together for Lunch, Dinner, and Campfire Program. Units need to bring their own meals for Lunch and Dinner. An hour will be provided for both mealtimes.

Supervision? All units must have two deep leadership in accordance with Youth Protection guidelines. Adults must have current Youth Protection Training.

Cost? Youth – $25 / Adults – $10No Late registrations, any late registrations will need to be approved by Event Coordinator

Last day to register – October 20 , 2023.

There is no camping for the event, however Units may choose to utilize the Scout Camping area for their own Pack campout. Units that are camping on their own, need to ensure that they are following BALOO training and guidelines.

Refunds are not available, but fees are transferable to another Scout or Adult. This is a rain or shine event.

Registration closes October 6, 2023.

Tag Along(s)? No siblings or tag-along(s) are allowed during this event, everyone must be a registered Scout or Adult Leader / Partner

Liability, as well as Sickness and Accident Insurance are provided for all registered members of the Quivira Council.

More Info? For questions or more information, please contact:

Event Coordinator: Nathan McClure nathanmcclure75@gmail.com or 785-375-1327

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This Quivira Council NOVA Day will be located at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, and will be an opportunity for Cub Scouts to get hands on experience investigating TBD. (limited to a total of only 100 Cubs who are Wolves, Bears or Webelos)

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Please Note: All denominations are invited, welcomed & encouraged to attend.

The purpose of the God & Country Class is for Scouts and their adult mentors (parents/guardians) to learn more about their relationship with God, their family, their church, and their Duty to God as Scouts. This event will provide Scouts the opportunity to earn the Jesus and Me (grades K-1), God and Me (grades 1-3), God and Family (grades 4-5), God and Church (grades 6-8) award for Protestant and Independent churches. We have added the God and Life Award (grades 9-12)   * Note * Scouts will not complete the “God and Church” nor the “God and Life” Award in this one-day session. They will leave with a plan for finishing, and a mentor contact.

Upon finishing their course work, youth and adults can earn the Religious Knot, which is worn on their uniform while they are active in scouting.

An adult is required for each Jesus & Me and God & Me participant to assist with the course work.

Check in from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning.    Program begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at approximately 4:00 p.m.

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Scouts $30.00 Registration includes two classes, Saturday Lunch, and a participation patch (no refunds).
Adults $10.00  Registration includes lunch & Patch. Each troop must have a minimum of 2 adult leaders registered for the event. Adult leaders will be expected to assist the counselor in checking outside work materials, recording class accomplishments, and maintaining discipline and learning environment. We do not anticipate behavior problems however, if they occur, the Scout will be excused from class and escorted to an adult with their Troop. REFUNDS are NOT available, but fees may be transferred to another Scout.  Transfer Scout must attend the same classes already selected on registration.

Early Registration Through TBD – Registration Open Through TBD – Late Registration fee of $5.00/Individual will apply.
The worksheets will be the only Blue Cards.
The official Boy Scout Field Uniform should be worn to help identify Scouts and leaders.

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This workshop is intended for Life Scouts and a parent, Troop leaders who are new to Advancement or want to know more about senior Scout Advancement.

It works through the process of Advancement from Life Scout to the rank of Eagle Scout.  Discussion will focus on the requirements for the rank of Eagle with emphasis on:
♦ Eagle Scout Service Project
♦ Preparation of the Eagle Scout Application
♦ Management of the character reference letters

A question and answer session will also be conducted, so any questions that may arise can be asked and answers provided at that time.

Cost: $5 per person attending (Refunds are not available)

Registration:  7:30 to 8:00 am  ♦  Workshop:  8:00 to 11:30 am

QSR Trail Crew!

Think you have what it takes to blaze trails at QSR? Join the QSR Trail Crew and help build and mark permanent trails at Quivira Scout Ranch. 

Quivira Scout Ranch