Tag Archives: 100 Years of Scouting

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Nov 18, 2013

Help Others to Hike the Trails

A century ago, Church leaders decided to partner with the fledgling Boy Scouts of America and sponsor a troop in Salt Lake City. From that inauspicious beginning, the Church would become the largest sponsor of that storied adventure program for boys. Millions of Latter-day Saints have worn the iconic Scout uniform at some point in [...]

Thomas S Monson
By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 22, 2013

What are the Strengths of Scouting?

President Thomas S. Monson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, discusses the strengths of Scouting: In addition to his other service to youth, President Thomas S. Monson has been a lifelong friend of the Boy Scouts of America, which has for nearly a century served as an activity arm of the [...]

100 year medallion feature
By Heidi Sanders
Jun 06, 2013

Earning the LDS-BSA Commemoration Award for the Buffalo

Many of you are inquiring how you can earn the LDS-BSA Commemoration Award of the Buffalo. This is an exciting recognition as Scouting celebrates 100 years of Scouting in the LDS Church. The Boy Scouts was founded in 1910, three years after Sir Robert Baden-Powell started the Scout movement in England. Since its foundation, Scouting [...]