Scouts can participate in many activities and events held throughout the council's geographic territory. Community organizations, nonprofits and government institutions often provide programs and activities for Scout units.
Gateway Arch: The Jefferson National Expansion
Memorial consists of the Gateway Arch, the Museum of Westward Expansion and the
Old Courthouse and each of these venues provide a wide
variety of free activities for Scouts to participate and even earn
badges! Badge programs like "Cooperation on the Trail"
and "The Past is Exciting" and "Important" are
offered year round. Half-day Merit Badge Workshops such as "Railroading"
and " Indian Lore" are also available on selected dates. Space is limited and workshops fill up quickly. Badge
program reservations must be made at least 30 days in advance. Half-day Merit Badge Workshop reservations are only accepted on specified
call-in dates. For more information about programs offered or to make reservations call 877-982-1410 or 314-982-1410.
The Harlem Globetrotters: The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Cape Girardeau, MO on Jan. 13, 2014 at the Show Me Center! Boy Scouts will receive a special discount on tickets and receive a Harlem Globetrotters patch. Order tickets by calling Stefanie Lamm at 1-800-641-4667 ext. 149.
Learn and Earn at Leftovers, Etc.: Leftovers, Etc. in St. Charles offers 101 Cub Scout Achievement, Elective, and
Academic Pin and Belt Loop workshops for Tigers, Wolves, Bears, and
Webelos. Leftovers also offers 17 Boy Scout workshops that complete
merit badge requirements. Workshops are offered from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Leftovers is closed on Sunday. For more information, or to schedule an
activity, call 636-946-9779.
Join the Maryville Saints for Lil' Saints Day
on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Children 12 and under receive free admission to games, ticket for a free slice of Jet's pizza, popcorn, & soda and get to meet the Maryville University women's and men's basketball teams. The women's basketball game tips off at 1 p.m. while the men's game is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District: The
Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District is an intermediate state
appellate court that hears appeals from trial courts in the eastern half
of Missouri. The court consists of 14judges who dispose of more
than 1,600 cases per year. The court has organized a speaker's bureau to
help inform and educate Missouri citizens about the state court system.
The judges on the court make themselves available to speak to groups and
organizations to explain who they are and what they do. The court also
welcomes visitors to its location in the historic Old Post Office. If
you are interested in having one of the judges from the court address
your group or in touring the Court, contact Laura Roy at 314-539-4300.
St. Charles Chill: Watch the St. Charles Chill hockey team in action on Friday, Dec. 13 during a special Scout night. Scouts can get discounted tickets for $10 and the first 400 Scouts in attendance will receive a limited edition Chill patch. Remember to bring a teddy bear to the game to be tossed onto the ice between periods to be donated to children in need. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Michael Spangler at 636-724-7468.
St. Louis Blues: Watch the St. Louis Blues take on the Minnesota Wild during Scout Night on March 27 at 7 p.m. The first 500 tickets purchased come with a Blues canteen. Purchase tickets HERE.
* Canteen vouchers can be
picked-up at will call on game night.
* The vouchers will be left
under the name of the person that purchased the tickets.
* The vouchers can be redeemed
for the canteens by section 105.
* One voucher must be presented
per canteen that is picked up.