By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Eugene Probst

Eugene Probst Born in Midway, Utah, Eugene Probst became the first Eagle Scout there in 1940. He served aboard the USS Oakhill for 28 months in the South Pacific during WWII, engaging in seven major invasions. Gene has dedicated his life to serving his community and his family. He served as city councilman for eight […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Lynn Snow

Lynn Snow Lynn Snow has lived most of his life in Roosevelt, Utah. He graduated from USU with a degree in accounting. He founded a CPA firm, a real estate construction and development company, and a real estate brokerage business. Lynn has served in Scouting as a 11-year-old Scout leader, Scoutmaster, Wood Badge course director, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Mark Seastrand

Mark Seastrand Mark has lived in Orem for almost 50 years. He served an LDS Mission in Portugal and received his MBA from BYU. He has been married to his wife Shelley for nearly 30 years. Together they travel and see historic sites around the world. They added two children to their family and gained […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Daniel B. Fugal

Daniel B. Fugal Dan grew up in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He met his wife Jill at a high school play in 1965, and together they have four sons and 12 grandchildren. Dan has served many within his church, community, and country, including time on the Alpine School District Board of Education and the Pleasant Grove […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: David Stirling

David Stirling David is a founding executive, chairman, and CEO of doTERRA, one of the fastest growing and most successful companies in the industry. He and his wife Laura have nine children. He holds both a bachelor’s degree and MBA in business. David’s greatest strength lies in his ability to see what can be inspire […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Duff Tittle

Duff Tittle Duff is currently an associate athletic director at BYU. He graduated from BYU with a B.A. in communications and later received a M.A. in human resource management from Hawaii Pacific University. He earned the Eagle Scout Award at age 13 and has served in the Scouting program and in various Church callings with […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Brent Lange

Brent Lange Brent is the VP, CAO, and CDO of Hale Center Theater. He attended the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Brent and his wife Laura reside in Alpine, UT and are the proud parents of two sons and one daughter in law. He enjoys shooting hoops, running, biking, skiing, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Michael C. Dunn

Michael C. Dunn Michael is an attorney from southern Utah. He graduated from BYU with an English degree. He went to law school at the University of Nevada. Michael has worked in both Utah and Nevada. He has been very active in Scouting, currently serving as the Scoutmaster. Mr. Dunn earned his Eagle Scout Award […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Brian Jolley

  Brian Jolley Brian was raised in Orem, Utah where he earned his Eagle Scout Award at the age of 13. He served an LDS mission in Madrid, Spain. He returned to study and play soccer at BYU. There, he met his wife Melissa. They are raising their family of 5 in American Fork. He […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Dr. Mark Rogers

Dr. Mark F. Rogers Mark graduated from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He is board certified in foot and ankle surgery and has lectured on aspects of podiatry. Mark has also traveled internationally providing medical service to the disadvantaged. His hobbies include golf, boating, and fishing. He was a mission president […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Dr. Marlin Christianson

Dr. Marlin Christianson Marlin is a family medicine doctor in the Provo area. He attended medical school at the University of Utah with residency at the US Naval Hospital in Pendleton, California and a fellowship in Florida. He has lived all over the world, but is excited to be back home in Utah. Participating in […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Darryl H. Alder

Darryl H. Alder Darryl received his Eagle Scout Award back in 1965 and hasn’t stopped Scouting since. He is a recent retiree with more than 30 years of service as a career Scouter. While still a teen, he trained to become an Army Reserve medic. He met his wife Sue in an outdoor BYU class. […]

By Kimball Vaughn
Oct 26, 2017

BYU Head Football Coach Kalani Sitake Speaks About Football and Scouting

On Thursday, October 26th, 2017, BYU Head Football Coach, Kilani Sitake, kicked off the Fourth Annual Celebration of Eagles as the keynote speaker. He began with an introduction of three of his current players, Addison Pulsipher, Austin Hoyt and Cody Savage, who are also Eagle Scouts. Coach Sitake gave Pulsipher and Hoyt time to share how Scouting […]

By Tony Woodard
Oct 23, 2017

Visit Kandersteg International Scout Centre – Summer 2018

As with most great Scouting ideas, the idea to take a group of youth to Kandersteg International Scout Centre came out of a simple conversation between two Scouters.  It went Something like this: Scouter 1:  “Hey, Tony. When you were at the World Jamboree in Japan did you ever hear about Kande….” Me: “Kandersteg!? Yes, […]

By Maloree Anderson
Oct 23, 2017

GIRLS ONLY! Klondike Derby Adventure at Maple Dell Scout Camp

Klondikes aren’t new to Scouting. In fact, it’s been a fun, chilly adventure that Scouts have been participating in for years. But, in 2018, Maple Dell Scout Camp will be hosting an all girls 2018 Klondike Derby Adventure. Young women, ages 12-18, are invited to spend the weekend at camp and participate in some of […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 21, 2017

Where to Go Camping: Hailstone Campground at Jordanelle State Park

Last weekend I went camping with Troop 592. I am their committee chairman and the Scoutmaster needed me to make his leadership 2-deep, but this was no inconvenience. I love camping and I wanted to share this location with our readers any way. The only drawback was the weather report—it predicted snow, but it was 62°F […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 19, 2017

Archery Programs for Older LDS Youth

Have you ever wanted to try archery with your older youth but didn’t know where to start? This program module will get you started. It is based on Program Features for Troops, Teams and Crews, Volume 2.  General Archery Safety Rules This program features describes  the different types of archery equipment and introduce the basic skills that […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 18, 2017

Avoiding Personal Risk As a Young Men’s Leader in Scouting

Over the months since the Church announced that it would no longer charter Venturing Crews and Varsity Scout Teams, they have released and updated “Implementing the New Teacher and Priest Activities.”  This FAQ poses 17 questions and answers, but the last seven deal with safety and insurance. The intent of this post is to clarify what […]