The Mid-America Council has a strong tradition as one of the Nation’s premier Scout Councils. Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has instilled timeless values of character, citizenship and leadership in each young man and woman who has entered the Scouting program. The Mid-America Council continues this tradition through educational based skills and activities. Currently, there are 20,814 Scouts and 7,017 volunteer leaders. The Mid-America Council covers 58 counties in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota. The Mid America Council then works with local Chartered Organizations to implment the Scouting program throughout the service area, those organizations recruit and support adult volutneer leaders who then carry out the programs to youth Scouts.
It is the mission of the Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout oath and law.