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Community Events

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.

Automotive Safety Patch Program: Safe Kids Buckle Up and Chevrolet have teamed up with the Boy Scouts of America to teach Cub Scouts and their parents and caregivers about safety in and around vehicles. These hands-on educational activities are conducted by Safe Kids Coalitions and held at Chevrolet dealerships designed to educate families with older children — ages 7 to 10 — about being safe inside and outside of moving and parked vehicles. After the Scouts successfully complete all of the educational stations, they are presented with their Automotive Safety Patch. To schedule the program for your unit, contact Cathy at 314-612-5770 or The program is free and space is limited. For more information, click here.

Disney on Ice:
Go see Disney on Ice Princesses & Heroes at Chaifetz Arena on Sept. 26 and stay after the show for a special presentation from the production staff! Presentations range from lighting and special effects, to costume design, to stage production. Scouts can receive a discount by calling 314-977-5008.

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.

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.

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.

River Radio: River Radio in Cape Girardeau (324 Broadway) offers free tours of its radio station to Scout groups. Scouts get an up close and personal view of radio broadcasting and learn how radio stations operate. To schedule your Scout group, contact Kirby Ray at or 1-800-289-5103 ext. 577.

St. Louis Rams: Join us at the Edward Jones Dome for the 2014 Scout Honor Day on Sunday, Nov. 30. Special gruop pricing is available for Boy Scouts that include a food and beverage voucher and patch. The first 225 Scouts to order tickets will help hold the American flag on the field during the National Anthem before the Rams take on the Oakland Raiders. Order tickets online at and use promo code STLBOYSCOUTS. Or click this flyer to order tickets by mail, phone, or email.

St. Louis University Museum of Art: From April 2-Dec. 14, 2014, the third floor gallery of the St. Louis University Museum of Art will have on display a new exhibit called 2229 Original Osage Allottees. The exhibit concerns the resolution of a dispute over land ownership for the Osage tribe who once lived in Missouri, but were moved to Kansas, and then on to a reservation in Oklahoma. For more information visit

Under One Flag: America's Heartland Remebers 9/11 is launching the publication of the book "Under One Flag" on Sept. 11, 2014 atop Art Hill in St. Louis where approximately 600 flags will line the road. Organizers are looking for 30-40 Scouts to assist in a formal ceremony on Sept. 10 from 6-8 p.m. and again on Sept. 11 from 8-8:30 p.m. If you would like to be a part of this event please fill out this form before Sept. 1.

Weldon Spring Site: Since 2004, the Weldon Spring Site has provided hands-on learning programs for many schools and community groups in the surrounding area. These experiences range from learning about Environmental Science, Recycling, Insects, States of Matter, Butterfly Life Cycles, Food Chains, Rocks & Minerals as well as several other topics. Please see the activities brochure for more details about our educational programs.