Coronado Area Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America that serves Scouts in north central and northwest Kansas, across 32 counties, with headquarters in Salina. See also Scouting in Kansas.

History Edit

Districts Edit

Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 3 Districts:

  1. Triconda CAC District - encompassing Saline, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Ottawa, Cloud, Mitchell, and Republic counties and the city of Abilene in Dickinson county.
  2. Konza CAC District: Dickinson, Geary, Morris, Clay, Washington and Riley counties
  3. Wheatland CAC District: Russell, Ellis, Trego, Osborne, Rooks and Gove counties
  4. Tomahawk CAC District: Graham, Norton, Decatur, Sheridan, Phillips, Smith and Jewell counties
  5. Buffalo Bill CAC District: Sherman, Cheyenne, Wallace, Thomas, Rawlins, and Logan counties

Council Camps Edit

Coronado Area Council Camps feature many resources for organizing exciting outdoor adventure group activities and are available for rental by scout groups, families and other youth groups. Some camps feature an organized week long campership program during summer months.

  1. Camp Hansen - AKA: Dane G. Hansen Scout Reservation, is the Coronado Area Council's summer Scout camp, located two miles south-southwest of Kirwin, Kansas. The coordinates are 39°38′23″N 99°08′32″W, and it is a part of the Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge.

Council Special Events Edit

  • Council Scout Fair
  • Wood Badge
  • University of Scouting

Order of the Arrow Edit


Order of the Arrow is the National Honor Society of Scouting and recognized those who uphold the scouting ideals of camping, service and citizenship.

The Coronado Area Council operates a leadership program, the Tribe of Golden the Eagle at Camp Hansen. The program was inspired by the Pony Express Council and Heart of America Council's Tribe of Mic-O-Say. Membership is indicated by the wearing of replica eagle claws, with the number of claws and the paint on the tips of the claws indicating rank within the tribe.

Eagles Nest Edit

Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:

External Links Edit

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