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.


2017-2018 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 2017-2018 Community Partner Activities Schedule is available here.

 

Scout Night with Indy Eleven- Saturday, October 7*, 2017; 6 pm 
Carroll Stadium - IUPUI

Scouts and their family are invited to participate in our fantastic Scout Night with the Indy Eleven. By purchasing tickets thorough this offer, Scouts 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 click here.

*Due to Hurricane Maria that hit Puerto Rico, the event was  changed to the October 7th game against the NY Cosmos.

Monster Jam @ Lucas Oil Stadium - Saturday, October 14, 2017

Tickets start at $16

Join us and check out the action as these 10,000-pound monsters truck come to town.To order tickets for October 14 show click here.

To order tickets for October 14, 2017 and February 10, 2018 click here

Civil War Days - Battle of Belzer, October 20-22, 2017

Come join us for the unique experience of Battler of Belzer where both youth and adults are enlisted into the army for the weekend. You will live like a Civil War soldier, and learn to battle as they did during this time.

Groups are paired with Civil War reenactment actors and will travel through historical education stations, participate in company and battalion assemblies and parades, and attend military drills including the School of the Soldier. They will get to witness cannon firings as well!

Our soldiers will also live camp life in the bivouac area including eating a soldier's rations such as hardtack and beef jerky. This is a great hands on learning event for Scouts an Adults! To learn more click here, and to register click here.

Bewitched Belzer Bash-Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 5:30 - 8PM @ Camp Belzer (6102 Boy Scout Rd. Indianapolis 46226) - $15 per car.

Join us for a night of spooky family fun and celebrate Halloween in a setting that can't be beat!

We will have many activities including haunted hike, storytelling, campfire and festive games, candy amd food..and more!! 

Admission is $15 per car for a scary fun! To learn more visit www.facebook.com/campbelzer.

Scout Night with the Indiana Pacers Vs. Detroit Pistons - Friday, November 17, 2017 @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse - 7PM (Doors open at 6 PM )*

Scouts are invited to participate in our fantastic Scout Night with the Indiana Pacers, where each Scout cam earn a Patch! This event will sell out, so do not miss your chance to root on the hometown team!

By purchasing tickets through this offer, you will also shoot a free throw on the main court after the game, receive a FREE Scout Night patch! and access to a SPECIAL MEET & GREET with a Pacer after the post-game free throw! And through the Scout Value Package $30 or $50 ticket option ONLY you will get FREE hot dog, bag of chips, small Pepsi product and Pacers hat!

You can order tickets by completing this form or visit www.pacersgroups.com/scouts and use passcode Scout.

Tickets must ordered by Wednesday, October 18th.

*Doors open time is subject to change.

Colts vs. Titans @ Lucas Oil Stadium - Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 1:00PM

Scouts and their families are invited to attend the Indianapolis Colts vs. Tennessee Titans game. The day will include a special ticket offer to the game, post-game field pass, a photo opportunity with your fellow unit members (don't forget to bring your cameras) and a Patch!

All participants MUST purchase Colts game tickets by filling out this form or purchasing it online at https://colts.formstack.com/forms/boyscouts_ff.

*Tickets must be requested by November 3, 2017 (based on availability). Check must be made payable to "Indianapolis Colts".

*No Refunds/Exchanges - Everyone, regardless of age, MUST have a ticket for admission.

Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes - December 3, 2017

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed battle to defend the universe for evil. This all new show unites Spider-Man, the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Strange in race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before Loki gains control. Special pricing for all Scout families! To order tickets click here.

Scout Night with the Indy Fuel Vs. Cincinnati Cyclones

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 7:35PM (doors open at 6PM)

Join us on January 20th for Scout Night with the Indy Fuel! Each scout in attendance will receive a special Indy Fuel patch as well as access to Pre-Game Puck Shoot on the Ice, Post-Game movie on video board, and Campout in the Coliseum overnight!!

For more information and to order tickets click here or go to https://fuel.isportstix.com/order/group/ScoutCampout

Tickets must be ordered by January 18th, 2018 - 5PM.

The 26th Annual Crossroads of America, Boy Scout Memorabilia Auction & Trade-O-Ree @ Indiana State Fairgrounds, Harvest Pavilion - February 2-3, 2018 / $2 Admission and Free for youth in uniform.

Visit us for our 26th annual Memorabilia Auction and Trade-O-Ree Friday, February 2nd from 4 - 9:30 PM and Saturday, February 3rd from 8AM - 3PM.

All sorts of Scouting Memorabilia offered, Firecarfter and Order of the Arrow, Council shoulder patches, Handbooks, Rare OA & camp patches and pins, Jamboree materials and insignia, and much more...

Over 40 Scout Memorabilia Dealers, 200+ tables from 16 States. Like the Antique Road Show, there will be qualified Scout Memorabilia Experts to answer questions and appraise your prized Scout stuff, just bring it in!

For more informataion contact us at: Sjames@archindy.org or (317) 695-9604

 

Monster Jam @ Lucas Oil Stadium - Saturday, February 10, 2018

Tickets start at $16

Join us and check out the action as these 10,000-pound monsters trucks come to town. With the purchase of a Saturday event ticket that starts at $16, all Scouts and their families will be given a fee Friday night pit pass that will give you private access to meet drivers and see Monster Jam trucks on the Stadium floor. Order tickets through www.monsterjam.com/scouts.

Monster Energy Supercross @ Lucas Oil Stadium - Saturday, March 24, 2018 - $11

This is an exciting racing sport with specialized high performance off-road motorcycles. See the best riders in the world fly over triples and go bar to bar racing towards a championship. Scout and Family prices start at just $11. Order tickets through www.supercrosslive.com/scouts.

Largest Pinewood Derby Track and Best in Show at the Indiana State Museum 
April 3-8, 2018

Come race on the 125' long tow and half story track in the entryway of the Indiana State Museum, it is an impressive site. Plus, take part in the best in show if your car is built more for fun than speed. Something for everyone at a great price! More information to come.

Camp Kikthawenund / Saturday, May 12, 2018

For Cub Scouts and siblings ages 5-10. Must pre-register (limited to 300 participants), $10.00 per participant. Participants receive limited edition patch. Register 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 at 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 t he reason you recite the Pledge of Allegiance and your school flies the US flag.

To find out more click here and to register click here & work towards your merit badge. 

 

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. 

Fall Break Merit Badge Camp

October 9-13, 2017

Don't sleep your week away, come to Camp Belzer and learn a new skill and earn a few merit badges.

The Scout attending the Fall Break Merit Badge Camp will have the opportunity to earn the following merit badges: Personal Management, Environmental Science, Fire Safety, Emergency Preparedness, 1st Aid, Search and Rescue, Pioneering, Sustainability, Citizenship in the World, Oceanography.

Click here for more information and to register.

Fingerprinting and Crime Prevention Merit Badge - December 16. 2017 at the Indiana State Police Museum @ 9AM - $20 per scout.

The Indiana State Police Museum offers you the chance to earn your badge in Fingerprinting and/or Crime Prevention*, led by a certified merit badge counselor.

RSVP by December 14th to reserve your spot. Click here to register.

*You must complete several prerequisites for the Crime Prevention badge. Click here for the workbook.

 



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