Category Archives: Scouts BSA

By Maloree Anderson
Sep 12, 2019

Kickoff Your Popcorn Sales on September 25th

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’re hosting a Trail’s End Popcorn Kickoff on September 25th to get Scouts and their units (packs and troops) started on the right foot […]

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
Aug 30, 2019

Cub Scouts Experienced the Adventure of Scout Camp

Last weekend young, eager Scouts attended Camp Maple Dell‘s Mini Scout Camp Adventure where they got to experience a small taste of what it’s like to go to the Council’s premier week-long, Scout camp. Girls and boys were hands on with shooting sports, rock climbing, arts and crafts and just pure adventure. Check out the […]

By Madison Austin
Aug 16, 2019

Back to School – How Scouting Can Help Your Child Transition to the Classroom

Whether your child is going to school for the first time, or going back at the start of the new year, every parent can relate to the first-day jitters their kids can experience. However, sometimes that case of jitters can turn into serious anxiety for many children. A new school year brings about a lot […]

By Angela Shelley
Jul 10, 2019

Mini Camp Adventure – Webelos and Cubs at Camp Maple Dell!

Does your Cub Scout want to know what it’s like to go to Scout Camp? Now’s their chance! This four-hour Mini Scout Camp Adventure at, Camp Maple Dell, gives Cub Scouts, Webelos, or soon-to-be Scouts a taste of what week-long Scout camp is like. Boys and girls will experience the adventure with hiking, rock climbing, BB guns, […]

By Maloree Anderson
Jun 27, 2019

Why Church Members Should Use Scouting to Complement the New Youth Initiative

In May 2018, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that they will be launching a new youth initiative in 2020. This means the Church will no longer be a chartered partner with the Boy Scouts of America. However, that doesn’t mean Church members can’t take advantage of the benefits of Scouting for […]

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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 Maloree Anderson
Jun 08, 2019

Scout Me In: Join Scouting in Your Community Today!

Scouting is adventure, family, fun, character, leadership and so much more.  In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best-right-now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that put kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life. There have […]

By Maloree Anderson
May 08, 2019

How a Merit Badge Adventure Inspired This Scout

Tyler Phillips was just like any Scout when he traveled to Heber Valley’s Airport, excited for the adventure that lay ahead. What he didn’t know was how his life would take a new direction, filled with new opportunities. Tyler attended one of our Council’s Merit Badge Adventures, specifically the Aviation Merit Badge Adventure. Merit Badge […]

By Maloree Anderson
Apr 23, 2019

Utah Warriors Rugby Invites You to Scout Nights with Half-Off all Tickets

In support of the Utah National Parks Council, the Utah Warriors Professional Rugby Team would like to invite all Scouting troops, leaders, and their families to celebrate Scout Nights. Come watch and learn about Utah’s newest and richest sports teams with over 11 different countries being represented by the roster. Use the code “BSA” at […]

By Angela Shelley
Apr 18, 2019

No Troop? No Problem. Go to Camp as a SOLO SCOUT!

Why Solo Scout? Do you know a Scout who has a conflict with the troop’s camp dates? Maybe the troop isn’t going to Scout Camp at all this summer. Perhaps the Scout wants to experience a different camp or connect with new Scouts. It could be that your Scout wants a little extra adventure this […]

By Maloree Anderson
Apr 10, 2019

Rafting, Rapids, & Relaxing: What are you doing with your Scouts this summer?

It’s hard to imagine what a river rafting experience is like until you go on one. They create life-long bonds and lasting memories for Scouts and their troops. Take awe in God’s country and be inspired as you float through a deep canyon, a wilderness that is inaccessible without your raft and the river. Prepare […]