New Council Activities Newsletter
Subscribe to the bimonthly activities newsletter and make sure you get all the latest information on events! to the bimonthly activities newsletter and make sure you get all the latest information on events!
NEW! - Microsoft Cub Scout Programming Fall 2014 and early Winter 2015 - Crossroads of America Council is excited about our continued partnership with the Microsoft Store located at the Fashion Mall at Keystone. STEM based Cub Scout programming built on the academic belt loops will begin this fall. Click here for the flyer. Click here to register online.
Microsoft Boy Scout Programming Fall 2014 and early Winter 2015 - STEM based merit badge programming will continue for Boy Scouts. Click here for the flyer. Click here to register online.
Good Turn for Goodwill (October 15 - November 16, 2014)
The collection is officially over but you can still record your donations HERE to get your free patches.
December 7, 2014 – Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Back by popular demand the Scouts will share the arena during this must-see family event that can only be witnessed at The Greatest Show On Earth! Scouts are invited for a pre-show, all access event that will get them on the floor to meet performers, try on ringmaster jackets, see the elephants up close and be awe inspired! Circuit of Fun Event! Click here for info and registration or click here for the flyer.
January 20, 2015 – Scout Night with Harlem Globetrotters – The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their tour to Terre Haute, IN for 1 game on Tuesday, January 20,2015 at South Vigo High School Gym. Special Scout pricing. Scouts attending the game receive a free patch. Click here for the flyer.
January 24, 2015 – Monster Truck Jam – Check out the action as these 10,000-pound monsters trucks come to town. All Scouts and their families will be given a free pit pass that will let you in before the general public to meet drivers and see the trucks! Circuit of Fun Event! DEADLINE December 19th! Click here for more info and to register or click here for the flyer.
February 8, 2015 – Indy Fuel – We are excited to announce a brand new partnership with the new professional hockey team the Indy Fuel! Come check out the best hockey Indy has seen in years in newly renovated Coliseum at the Fairgrounds. Circuit of Fun Event! Click here for more information including registration process.
March 14, 2015 – Supercross – This is an exciting, racing sport with specialized high performance off-road motorcycles. They race on a dirt track with steep jumps and obstacles. All Scouts will also receive a commemorative Supercross Poster! Circuit of Fun Event! DEADLINE February 2nd! Click here for more info or to register or click here for the flyer.
April 7-12, 2015 – Largest Pinewood Derby Track and Best in Show at the Indiana State Museum – Come race on the 120’ long two and half story track in the entryway of the Indiana State Museum. It is a impressive site. Plus take part in the best in show if you car is built more fun design than speed. Something for everyone at a great price! Circuit of Fun Event! Click here for the flyer.
May, 2015 – Scout Days with the Indy Eleven – Check out the Indy's new soccer team! Lots of fun for the whole family. Circuit of Fun Event!
Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.
Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America, organizes a Philmont Contingent annually. This trip includes side trips and travel times (dates may change slightly with air travel). We have reserved positions for 45 youth and 15 adults. Our Council will be traveling to Philmont as a group. Participant will be organized into crews of 12, possibly consisting of different unites and all adults who register will agree to provide leadership to all youth participants in their Philmont crew. All 60 positions are first come, first serve according to the Crossroads of America Council High Adventure Contingent Policy. In order to reserve a position, you will need to send the reservation form, below along with a deposit to the Golden-Burke Scout Center, 7125 Fall Creek Road North, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Once you have reserved your spot, more information will be sent in September/October the year before your trip. Click here for some highlights of the council contingent trips.
Click here for Philmont Contingent for June 12 - June 26, 2015 registration.
*Many council events are done in conjunction with other groups or agencies and these events may have special registration requirements and/or limited seating because the public may have the option to buy tickets. Please register early to ensure that your unit or family has the best opportunity to enjoy these special Scouting opportunities. Look for event flyers and registration forms for registration details.