Featured Events and Activities
Join us for our annual celebration of our Scouting movement and to honor the great Scouts and Scouters of the Hawkeye Area Council.
Registration for campsites for 2017 Boy Scout Resident Camp.
2nd Annual Program Kick-Off Event! 2017-2018 Planning for your Scout Year. You asked-we answered! Everything you need to plan the next 12 to 18 months of Scouting...all at one great meeting! PLUS FREE FOOD!!!
Although it seems like the 2013 National Scout Jamboree just wrapped up, the official theme and logo for the next jamboree—planned for July 19-28, 2017—have been released
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
The goal of this annual festival is to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life by assembling experienced scientists, engineers, teachers and education experts to provide an event full of hands-on activities.
APO Merit Badge University
Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 8:45am to 3:30pm
Alpha Phi Omega hosted Merit Badge University hosted at the University of Iowa. Available to all scouts who want to attend. Scouts must be registered by clicking the link above.
Registration closes on February 24th.
Basic Commissioner Training, intended for new Unit Commissioners.
9:45-11:45 at Merit Badge University
Please register by March 1, 2017
Council Recognition Dinner
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for our annual celebration of our Scouting movement, and the great Scouts and Scouters who make it go! Check in time is 6:00 PM and Dinner will be served at 6:30 PM. Please register by March 25, 2017
Multi-Council Cope and Climbing Training
(Friday, April 28 -- Sunday, April 30:)
(Friday, May 12 – Sunday, May 14):
No previous COPE and Climbing experience necessary! Training for new and experienced instructors! At this training you will: Gain a strong understanding of the COPE program, become a Level I or Level II Instructor, depending on your age, be able to facilitate at any of the four Councils’ Climbing Towers, and High COPE Courses (as well as natural rock climbs). Training certification lasts for 3 years!