Community Partner Activities

Crossroads of America Council partners with several community organizations throughout the year to offer Scout units and families discounted and/or "behind the scenes" experiences at attractions and events.  Families are welcome to attend events without their Scouting unit.

2017 Community Partner Activities

Ticket order deadlines vary by event. Registration information will be made available closer to each event date. Contact Patrick Covell by email or at (317) 813-7093 for more information.  A printable PDF of our Community Partner Activities Schedule is available here.


Kikthawenund Fishing Derby - May 13, 2017

Registration is open to all Lions, Tigers, Wolfs, Bears, Webelos and their siblings, but is limited to the first 300 pre-registered participants.

Catch and release only. Bring your own fishing gear. Bait will be available at camp. All participants will receive a limited edition Fishing Derby Patch.

Awards and prizes will be given out: 1st catch of the day, largest fish caught, most fish caught, smallest fish caught. You must be present to claim any prizes.

For more information and to register, click here.

Scout Fun Days at Victory Field - Friday, May 19, 2017

All Scouts can come out to enjoy a day of fun with the Indianapolis Indians! Scouts get to watch a movie and campout on the field after the game! Special pricing and activities for the whole family. For more details click here.

Scout Night with Indy Eleven, Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at Carroll Stadium - IUPUI, 6:00 PM

As a SCOUTING member, you and your family are invited to participate in our fantastic Scout Night with the Indy Eleven.

By Purchasing tickets thorough this offer, you will be able to kick a soccer ball into the net on the field after the match and receive a FREE Indy Eleven Scout Night Patch!

For more information and order methods please click here


Merit Badge and Advancement Activities

Throughout the year, Crossroads of America Council will host several merit badge and rank advancement opportunities for Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. Many of these are offered in conjunction with Community Partners such as Microsoft and the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, to name a few. Check back often as new activities will be added frequently.

Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Workshop.

An Initiative of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.

What does it mean to be a Citizen? Find out at the home of Indiana's only US President!

Did you know that President Benjamin Harrison is the reason you recite the Pledge of Allegiance and your school flies the U.S. flag.

Find out more and work towards your merit badge! Register Online!

2017 Microsoft Boy Scout Badge Programs
Join us for exclusive Boy Scouting fun at the Microsoft retail store located at the Fashion Mall at Keystone. All of our events provide a great opportunity for scouts to learn and explore the latest technology. Everyone who attends will receive a free giveaway and a discount card worth up to 10% off software and 5% just about anything else at the Microsoft store.
Pre-registration strongly encouraged as space is limited to 10 Scouts per course.
Scouts should have a buddy when attending. A 5 Scout minimum is needed to conduct program. Course cost - $20 per scout. Online registration closes 2 hours prior to start of course. For more information click here.

Boy Scout Public Health Merit Badge Workshop - June 15 and July 11, 2017

Join us at the Indiana State Department of Health on June 15 and July 11, from 9 am - 4 pm for a Public Health Merit Badge Workshop. Please complete requirements #1, #3 and #8 before the workshop. The workbook is available via PDF. 

Workshop Agenda 



IPL Merit Badge Partnership Incentive

Scouts who earn the Energy or Sustainability merit badge in 2017 will receive a lantern courtesy of IPL. To claim the incentive, the unit Advancement Chair must submit the merit badge completion form to any council Scout Shop.

Lantern Features:
-Solar Power
-Dynamo Power
-AM/FM Radio
-Micro USB port
-Cell Phone Charger

St. Vincent Merit Badge Partnership Incentive

Scouts who earn the First Aid merit badge in 2017 will receive a first aid kit courtesy of St. Vincent. To claim the incentive, the unit Advancement Chair must submit the merit badge completion form to any council Scout Shop. 


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