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 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 McKenna Hunt
Aug 15, 2019

Join us at the Celebration of Eagles – October 25th, 2019

This year the Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America will celebrate the virtues of Scouting at the Celebration of Eagles on October 25th at the Adobe Lehi Building. This black-tie event will begin with mingling among prominent community members and fellow Scouters and feature hors-d’oeuvres and music. Doors open for check-in starting at 6 with the […]

By Maloree Anderson
Aug 14, 2019

Missing Girl Found Because of Trained Camp Staff

It was another week of girls camp at Camp Maple Dell. Over the years, many girls camps have been held at Maple Dell, providing adventures and team-building activities for the hundreds of young women and leaders attending. It was just a normal week at camp, until the cry from the church leaders came. Night time […]

By Angela Shelley
Aug 11, 2019

Going on a National Park Road Trip Adventure in Utah? Try this…

Looking to experience Utah’s world-famous national parks but also want to create some adventures of your own? Then check out our base camps! You can hit the Utah national park of your choice and take the adventure to the next level by camping out at our three beautiful base camps. Which National Park? Zion National […]

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
Jul 25, 2019

Meet the Harlem Globetrotters at a Special Scout Night in St. George!

Whether you’re a basketball fan or not, spending the evening at a Harlem Globetrotters game is sure to be a good time. And on August 26th, they are coming to the Burns Arena at Dixie State University in St. George and are offering special discounted tickets to Scouts! Purchase your tickets HERE using the promo […]