Category Archives: Eagle Scout

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By KSL News
Dec 18, 2014

Teen creates app displaying campsites throughout Utah

EAGLE MOUNTAIN — A Utah teen decided to combine his love of camping and technology to complete his Eagle Scout project — an app listing Utah campsites. Joshua Wilde, 17, of Eagle Mountain, said he has been developing and creating apps since he was in 8th grade. His parents, Clint and Rocio Wilde, said he […]

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By Community Submission
Nov 13, 2014

An Eagle Scout’s Promise

Every day we come in contact with people we don’t know, but that we rely on to be honest, upright and courteous in their interactions with us.  I have often reflected on how I can tell or know when someone is being truthful with me; how do we know?  One way may be who they […]

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By Daily Herald
Nov 11, 2014

Kennard: Scouting a big part of community paper

One of the great things about building a community paper every day is that we get to celebrate the accomplishments of our residents. A few months ago we introduced an improved Our Towns sections that was much more focused on local news — including news about Boy Scouts. As many of you know, I’m a […]

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By Brent Troutner
Nov 08, 2014

Space Isn’t Easy

I literally grew up with the Space Race. I was born just after the Soviets scared the daylights out of America with the launch of Sputnik, and every year and month of my young life corresponded with America’s reach for the stars. In school we learned about the Mercury and Gemini programs and it’s assorted […]

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By Melany Gardner
Nov 02, 2014

Daily Herald Eagle of the Week: Caleb Belk

Name: Caleb Belk Age: 18 Hometown: Payson, UT Troop: 96 Date of Eagle: Sept. 14, 2014 Favorite merit badge The Fishing Merit Badge was my favorite. Fishing has always been a big part of my life and I have always spent those times with my Dad, so being able to earn a merit badge about […]

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By Larry Coppock
Oct 05, 2014

Raise Up A Child

Proverbs 22:6 says, “Raise up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it” (KJV).   Evan Hunsberger’s upbringing epitomizes the essence of this Proverbs verse. Evan, a thirteen-year-old Life Scout in 1999, frequently watched his grandfather Eugene read from a pocket-size WWII-era devotional book, Strength […]

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By Allison Jarrett
Sep 22, 2014

Scouting—A Christensen Family Legacy

When Varsity Scout Alex Christensen of Team 916 sponsored by Payson Sixteenth LDS Ward, received the Eagle Scout award in November 2013, it was a tremendous accomplishment by a worthy and diligent young man. But Alex’s Eagle Scout accomplishment was symbolic of a remarkable Scouting family legacy that prominently utilizes the valuable aspects of Scouting. […]

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By Boy Scouts of America
Aug 31, 2014

Eagle Scout Project Fundraising: The Elephant in the Room

Taken from March 2014 Advancement News If asked to describe your mental picture of a successful Eagle Scout service project, most would mention service, leadership, teamwork, and a benefit to the community. However, as projects are proposed and planned, one key component, that of project funding, is often the “elephant in the room” that no […]

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By Darryl Alder
Aug 26, 2014

The Aims and Methods of Boy Scouting

The Scouting program has three specific objectives, known as the “Aims of Scouting.” They are character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness. The methods are designed to accomplish the aims. Thus it is important you know and use the methods of Boys Scouting. Other methods may be good, but they will bring results quite different than we […]

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By Boy Scouts of America
Aug 19, 2014

The Merit Badge Maintenance Task Force: At Your Service

This article first appeared in the April-May 2014 Issue of Advancement News The National Advancement Committee’s Merit Badge Maintenance Task Force is dedicated to keeping the entire merit badge library up-to-date, relevant, and interesting for our Scouts. Experts in every field, both in and out of Scouting, are sought to review and make recommendations to […]

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By Community Submission
Aug 14, 2014

The 14-year-old Toy Maker

This story was originally posted on The Imagination Foundation’s website. It’s not every day you meet someone like Noah Cahoon. The 14-year-old is an entrepreneur, inventor, toy maker, an Eagle Scout, even a CEO of his own company. He’s an airplane aficionado, an expert community builder, and loves to make cool stuff out of cardboard. Noah’s […]

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By Bryan Wendell
Jul 16, 2014

How would you define the term ‘Eagle Scout’?

An “Eagle Scout” is a resourceful,thoughtful, fearless, creative, flawed crybaby with a heart of gold; whose strength is maintained through daily exercise, diet and meditation; and while not a fool is determined to be of service to anyone at literally any time when asked respectfully and honestly. The Eagle Scout hates evil, inequities, and dishonest […]

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By Boy Scouts of America
Jul 14, 2014

Eagle Scout Challenge

The foremost responsibility of an Eagle Scout is to live with honor. To an Eagle Scout, honor is the foundation of all character. He knows that “A Scout is trustworthy” is the very first point of the Scout Law for a good reason. An Eagle Scout lives honorably, not only because honor is important to […]

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By Daily Herald
Jul 13, 2014

Eric Hauer named Eagle of the Week

This article reprinted from the Daily Herald, July 13, 2014: Ethan Hauer has been chosen as the Eagle Scout of the Week. Ethan was chosen from a pool of Scouts throughout Utah County. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout on July 1, 2014. Ethan shared the following responses with the Daily Herald. Name:  Ethan Hauer […]