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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 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 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 Darryl Alder
Aug 28, 2019

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Why Should Churches Charter Units with BSA? (Part 1)

There are many reasons a Church would want to charter a Scouting unit, but no matter the reason, packs, troops, and crews are all church-owned and church-administered. Scouting offers a wealth of opportunity to help your church and youth and families in your community. To learn how to organize a Scout unit in your church, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Aug 21, 2019

Youth Conferences, Girls Camp, and More: Outdoor Adventures Waiting to Happen

For years now, many of our outdoor locations have been popular destinations for large youth groups. With trained staff on-hand in case anything goes wrong, high-quality amenities, and exciting activities, you can’t find better locations or prices. Whether you need space to accommodate a small group, like for your ward’s girl’s camp, or you have […]

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 Maloree Anderson
Aug 01, 2019

Merit Badge Adventures: Earn Merit Badges All Year Long

We’ve heard you loud and clear – provide more merit badge opportunities year-round. Merit Badge Adventures are just that: adventures at one of our camps that focus on helping youth work on one or more merit badges! Combine your monthly campout with merit badges – no extra work! Plus, council resources allow for some very […]

By Madison Austin
Apr 23, 2019

A Superhero for Social Change: One Local Scout’s Journey to Lift the Homeless Through Empathy

This week, many of us are planning on rushing to the movie theaters to see Avengers: Endgame or staying home and catching up on or re-watching any number of superhero movies. And while we sit back and watch these larger-than-life heroes on the screen, one young Cub Scout in Sandy, UT is living as a […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Feb 20, 2019

Help Fight Hunger By Scouting for Food – March 16, 2019

Beginning March 9th, Cub Scout packs will deliver Scouting for Food door hangers like the one below. Join the local Boy Scouts as they help fight hunger statewide by filling a bag with nutritious non-perishable food donations and leaving it outside your front door by 9:00 a.m. on March 16. Scouts will collect bags from 9 am […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Feb 08, 2019

BSA Announces Temporary Eagle Extension For First-Time Members Entering Scouts BSA

On February 1, 2019, the Boy Scouts of America will begin admitting girls into Scouts BSA. One of the characteristics of Scouting—for over a hundred years—is that no matter when you join, however long you stay, or the rank you attain, the Scouting experience prepares you for life. And for some, the pinnacle of their […]