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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 Darryl Alder
Jul 05, 2014

Conservation and Scouting

“Conservation means development as much as it does protection. I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land, but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us. . . . Moreover, I believe that the natural [...]

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By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Nov 03, 2013

President Benson’s Thoughts on 75th LDS/BSA Anniversary

Taken from News of the Church 25 years ago A February 14,1988  fireside commemorating the Church’s seventy-fifth anniversary as an official sponsor of the Boy Scouts of America also honored President Ezra Taft Benson for his lifetime contributions to the Scouting program. “It was one of the choicest experiences in my life to serve and participate [...]