Pony Express Council is a local council of the Boy Scouts of America is based in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and also serves Scouts in Kansas. See also Scouting in Kansas.
In the late 1970s, Pony Express Executive Parvin Bishop started the first Project C.O.P.E. program in the United States at the camp. After Bishop became Director of Program at the National Office, he expanded the program so that it became national.
Each District coordinates scout leader training. activities and other resources for community based scouting programs. This council is divided into 3 Districts:
- Crossed Arrows PXC District
- Kanza PXC District
- Ma-Has-Kah PXC District
- Otoe PXC District
- Robidoux PXC District
Council Camps Edit
Pony Express 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.
- Camp Geiger - which is one of only two camps in the United States to offer Mic-O-Say rather than Order of the Arrow as the Scout honorary society.
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.
- Mic-O-Say Lodge is the OA Lodge for this council.
Eagles Nest Edit
Noteworthy scouts and service projects of the council:
External Links Edit
- ponyexpressbsa.org - Official Website of Pony Express Council