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By Maria Milligan
Jun 22, 2019

Scouting as a Resource for Members of the Church

As Scout leaders in the Utah National Parks Council, we wholeheartedly support the Church’s forthcoming initiative for children and youth, which will provide opportunities for “large gatherings and personal development through goals and achievement of goals.” Currently, we are planning how Scouting can complement this inspired initiative. As you—parents and leaders—identify the wide range of […]

By Annaleis Smith
Oct 14, 2019

Commissioner Conferences​ Nov 2nd & 9th, 2019.

Support Scouting and Become a Unit Commissioner! As you all know, the Council is in the middle of changes – some known, as well as more unknown.  Hundreds of Scouters are dedicated to maintaining the quality programs we all know and love. As always, there is a need for dedicated volunteers to support our youth. […]

By Angela Shelley
Oct 02, 2019

Are You Scouting For Good Family Frights this Halloween?

Camps aren’t just for Scouts, and Halloween isn’t just for kids! For only two nights in October, Camp Jeremiah Johnson and Camp Maple Dell are getting spooky for your eeeeeerie enjoyment. We have something for everyone! Whether you’re five or 50, you can find something to float your fright this Halloween at our Camps. When […]

By Annaleis Smith
Sep 21, 2019

Updating your pin on BeAScout.org

Have you ever searched for your Scout unit on BeAScout.org? Many families will now be using this website to find a pack, troop or crew near them. You can be in control of what they see about your unit by maintaining your unit’s pin. You want to make sure that you can be found and that basic information is given and that your contact information is correct.

By Darryl Alder
Sep 18, 2019

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Selecting Leaders

Before we start meeting with youth, Ambassadors have vital tasks to carry out in building a new unit. This begins with an organizing team, who are likely other Scout Ambassadors like you, to recruit and train at least five primary adults who will be registered, then organized into the unit committee or selected as the unit leader and assistant.

By Utah National Parks Council
Sep 13, 2019

Be a Friend of Scouting

It’s Friends of Scouting time and it’s easier than ever to support your local Scouts! To simplify the process, we’re running a digital campaign. With your online donation today, you will make a direct difference in the lives of youth. Scouting has helped youth build character and leadership for over 100 years in Utah; you can help us do […]

By Maloree Anderson
Sep 12, 2019

Kickoff Your Popcorn Sales

Did you know that popcorn is the #1 fundraising platform for Scouts? Because of its high success rates and return benefits, Scouts can spend less time fundraising and more time Scouting! We hosted a Trail’s End Popcorn Kickoff on September 25th to get Scouts and their units (packs and troops) started on the right foot […]

By Community Submission
Sep 10, 2019

REMEMBERING 9/11 THROUGH A DAY OF CARING

On September 11, 2001 nearly 3,000 innocent people died in the most devastating terrorist attack upon our country. For the families and friends of those lost on 9/11, commemorating their lives in a meaningful way ensures that their memory will live on for future generations. Scout service is a wonderful way to teach the nation’s youth […]

By Darryl Alder
Sep 09, 2019

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Why Should Schools Charter Scout Units?

As a school club or after school program, Scouting can be used K–12 in any school or through a parent-teacher organization for school children and teens. Through hands-on activities and active learning, Scouting helps youth develop a desire for lifelong learning and high regard for self-improvement, community engagement, and respect for the outdoors. Sharing many of the same goals Scouting, schools, and educators make an ideal team.

By Maloree Anderson
Sep 05, 2019

Join Nights Happening NOW, Near You

The Utah National Parks Council is excited to announce that new Cub Scout packs and Scout troops are now forming in your area for all youth five and older! You and your family and friends are invited to Join Nights happening near you. These new packs and troops (units) are replacing those currently sponsored by The Church of […]