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About Crossroads of America Council, BSA

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America serves the youth and adult volunteers in 25 counties in central Indiana. Our mission is to provide character development, citizenship training, and growth in physical, mental and spiritual fitness, to help create the next generation of leaders. Our program opportunities for young men and women ages 7-20 include Cub ScoutsBoy ScoutsVenturing, Exploring and Reaching for Tomorrow

The council is divided into 13 service areas, called districts, where the Scouting program is delivered to the local communities. 


Del-Mi- serving Hamilton and Tipton counties
Golden Eagle- serving Delaware, Randolph and norther Henry counties
Hou Koda- serving western Marion and Hendricks counties
Iron Horse- serving Hancock, Rush, Shelby, Henry and Fayette counties
North Star- serving northwest Marion and southern Boone counties
Northeast- serving northeast Marion county
Old Trail- serving Franklin, Union, Wayne and southern Randolph counties
Pathfinder- serving southern Marion and Johnson counties
Pioneer- serving southeast Marion and southern Hancock counties
Sakima- serving Madison and western Henry counties
Sugar Creek- serving Boone, Montgomery and Clinton counties
T-Sun-Ga-Ni- serving central Marion county
Wabash Valley- serving Vigo, Vermillion, Clay, Park, Sullivan and Putnam counties

Crossroads of America Council Vision Statement

Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America aims to beneficially involve every eligible child and his or her family in the fun and adventure of our programs.

We will provide extraordinary youth development programs that: strengthen values, develop leadership skills, provide lifelong learning and instill the habit of service to others. Crossroads of America Council will be widely acknowledged as a community and national leader in serving youth, families and neighborhoods.

This result will be achieved through the partnership of: (1) children and families, (2) strong community organizations, (3) committed, trained volunteers, and (4) districts, board and staff able to align community resources in support of Scouting and Learning for Life. 

Council Leadership

Crossroads of America Council is led by an executive board comprised of the council president, council commissioner, approximately 20 vice presidents, no more than 60 directors and 13 district chairs.

Council President - Bob Palmer
Council Commissioner - Rick Tardy
Scout Executive/CEO - Patrick Sterrett