Tag Archives: 4-h

By Michelle Carpenter
May 06, 2017

3D Printing: A New Take on an Old Derby Tradition

  The moment is epic and traditional—wooden, carefully painted cars glide down the track, the hopes of a young boy mounted on fast rolling wheels.   But, traditions change, and it’s okay.   With developing technology, shaping a car from wood is simply not the only option. Before everyone gets mad and screams at me […]

By Joe Hoskisson
Jan 28, 2017

Scouts and Makerspaces in Utah

Does your Scout like to make things? To tinker?  Does he like being around other people making things?  From writing code to etching glass, that’s what the makerspace movement is all about. And it’s happening all over the world, including in Utah. To clarify, makerspaces (or hackerspaces) are places with tools for making things and […]

By Darryl Alder
Sep 27, 2016

How Can We Involve Families in Cub Scouting?

Cub Scouting is different from soccer or 4-H in that it emphasizes a family connection that features parents as Akela, or the leader of the pack. As such, there needs to be a special partnership between the Wolf and Bear Scout and an adult partner, no matter if it is mom and dad, mom or dad, stepparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or any […]