By Stan Lockhart
Jun 19, 2015

Diversity in Scouting

The Utah National Parks Council may have the most homogeneous Council in America with 99.39% of our units sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). hispanic unit1We are committed to serving our LDS chartered partners better by helping them prepare future missionaries with a strong testimony of God and experience of doing hard things.

Yet we know that there is growing diversity in Utah with religion and ethnicity. We have recently created four new units of Hispanic youth.

hispanic unit2We are reaching out to churches and community groups. We are committed to bringing Scouting to as many young men in our Council as possible.

If you have any ideas on new chartered partners, feel free to contact me at 801-368-2166 or



Author: Stan Lockhart | President, Utah National Parks Council, BSA

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