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Unit Popcorn Chairs - Attend a Popcorn Training in July and Earn 3% Commission!
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 :: 118 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


School Night for Scouting
Monday, June 23, 2014 :: 73 Views
Once again, during the months of August and September, Mid-Iowa Council will conduct a  “School Night for Scouting” Fall Round-Up program.  We expect it to be even bigger and better than last year.


Leave No Trace Awareness Award Patches Are No Longer Available
Monday, June 02, 2014 :: 135 Views
The Leave No Trace Awareness Award patches are gone and have been officially replaced by the Outdoor Ethics Awareness and Action Awards Program as of last September.


Upcoming Council Training Opportunities
Monday, June 02, 2014 :: 216 Views
There are many training opportunities coming up this summer and fall.


Boy Scout "Prepared. For Life." Iowa License Plate Now Available
Thursday, May 29, 2014 :: 977 Views
For the first time, Scouters and Scout supporters can purchase an official Iowa license plate honoring the Boy Scouts of America.  Here’s how:  


Council Hot Topics

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!  

NEW Program Updates

The next three years will be very exciting as the Boy Scouts of America rolls out program updates for Venturers, Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts.  Learn more at!

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.

NEW Annual Health & Medical Record

National Council has revised the Annual Health & Medical Record to make it simpler to understand and use.  Visit to learn more.

Outdoor Leader Training

Spring training for adult leaders of all levels is well underway, and we are now taking applications for NYLT.  Learn more on the Council Training Events Page (click here).

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!