Tag Archives: Baden-Powell

By Community Submission
Feb 22, 2015

Happy 158th Birthday B-P

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, known as B-P, was born in Paddington, London on 22 February 1857. He was the eighth of ten children of Baden, a Professor at Oxford University, and Henrietta Powell. His father died when B-P was only three years old, leaving the family in a challenging situation, but his mother continued his schooling […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Feb 08, 2015

What Happens When You Fail to Teach Duty to God

For this Scout Sunday R. Chip Turner, Chairman of BSA’s Religious Relationships Task Force, shares the ways in which the BSA affirms the importance of a belief in God in the following response: We should help Scouts and their families come to realize that a belief in God is integral to Scouting and is a key element in character […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Oct 21, 2014

Baden-Powell’s Legacy

The Beginning of Scouting Scouting’s history goes back to the turn of the 20th century to a British Army officer, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell. While stationed in India, he discovered that his men did not know basic first aid or the elementary means of survival in the outdoors. Baden-Powell realized he needed to teach his […]

By LDS Living Magazine
Aug 21, 2013

A Knighthood of Youth: LDS Living – A Salute to Scouting

  Once called A Knighthood of Youth, the international Scout Movement is the largest youth movement the world has ever known, now having a presence in one hundred and sixty nations. While it began in England in 1908, this February marks the centennial of Boy Scouts in America, where the program is strongest and where […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Aug 01, 2013

24 Ways to Sway LDS Youth to Wear the Scout Uniform

1- Walk them through the full uniform, show where everything goes. The second class badge in scouting has important symbols 2- Teach the elements of each award, what they mean 3- Wear your uniform always, talk about the meaning of patches, etc. you earned 4- Show your red jacket or sash with all your patches, […]