Tag Archives: Aaronic Priesthood Encampment

By John Gailey
Jun 24, 2016

Council Camps are NOT just for Summer!

Nearly two years ago, we explained that the Utah National Parks Council offers its twelve camping properties for ward and stake uses in a variety of settings. Since that time, more than 100 LDS wards and stakes have requested information on our programs, but you don’t have to wait for “our programs” to make a request of […]

By John Gailey
Nov 11, 2015

Can Entire LDS Stakes Come to Scout Camp?

About eighteen months ago, the Utah National Parks Council offered its twelve camping properties for use by church organizations, including LDS stakes and wards. Since that time, over 100 LDS stakes and wards have requested more information with a significant number reserving time at these properties. At first, the general comments included, “I thought Scout […]

By John Gailey
Jan 03, 2015

Why Summer Camp?

Talk to any adult who was a Scout as a kid, and they’ll likely tell you that summer camp was one of the highlights of their Scouting experience. Why? Their responses will vary, but will usually be centered around: Outdoor adventures they have never experienced before; Challenges they overcame, whether physical, emotional or spiritual; Successes […]

By Community Submission
Nov 17, 2014

Scout camps now open to all

Scout camps aren’t just for Boy Scouts. Sanpete County residents can especially take advantage of Tifie Boy Scout Camp—a full-featured summer camp located in Utah’s beautiful Sanpete Valley in the foothills just east of Mt. Pleasant. Camp Tifie is part of the 600-acre Mountain Dell Scout Ranch. Located at just under 9,000 feet above sea […]

By Darryl Alder
Aug 27, 2014

What! Churches Can Use Scout Properties?

Utah National Parks Council, BSA, now offers its twelve Scout properties, equipment, experts and programs for use by LDS stakes and wards. As part of the 100+ year partnership between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America, LDS stakes and wards may utilize these BSA resources to accomplish their objectives and control their […]

By Bob Gowans
Jul 19, 2014

Our Stake Encampment at the Beaver High Adventure Base

As a Bishopric we are constantly looking for opportunities to provide spiritually uplifting and edifying opportunities for our youth. A couple of years ago our Stake attended the Beaver High Adventure Base.  Each day during our time at camp the Stake Young Men’s Presidency provided a well-planned fireside for all our attending wards.  Each was […]