Tag Archives: Boy Scouts of America

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By Kevin Hunt
Aug 27, 2016

Blessed to be a Part of The Century of Honor Book

The development of the “Century of Honor” book – on the history of Scouting in the LDS Church – was recently chronicled in an article by author Nettie Francis on the LDS/BSA Blogsite.  I invite you to view the full article History Highlights – Behind the Book.  I did not do it alone – but was […]

Four Peaks Mountain
By Kevin Hunt
May 24, 2016

A Gnubie Climb to a Mountain Top Called Four Peaks

I’ve been sharing with you some of the good ol’ days when I was a Gnubie Boy Scout in Troop 155 in Mesa, Arizona.  I have talked and shared of some of our adventures on hikes around the metropolis of Sunflower, Arizona (located about 45 miles northeast of our town of Mesa).  We also climbed […]

"Gnubie and Loving It!"
By Kevin Hunt
May 14, 2016

I was a Gnubie and Loving Every Minute!

  In the past few blogs, I welcomed you aboard as a Gnubie. And you’re welcome!  Now I’d like to introduce a new theme – that of “Gnubie and loving it”.   Yes, I was a Gnubie and loving every minute!  That would be me!   As I talked about my old Troop 155, I talked […]

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By Deseret News
Mar 11, 2014

Boy Scouts of America and Building Responsible Men

This opinion piece appeared in the Deseret News March 7, 2014. President Obama highlighted an important problem in announcing the “Brother’s Keeper” initiative. As he correctly noted, young men of color in this country are undergoing a crisis. Among black Americans, the unmarried birth rate now stands at about 73 percent. Unemployment among black men […]

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By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 18, 2013

Boy Scouts of America Utah National Parks Council Statement on Goblin Valley Incident

Utah National Parks Council Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Boy Scouts of America’s Update: Monday, October 21, 2013, 11:30 A.M. After reviewing this matter with the local chartered organization, these men have been removed from their leadership positions and are no longer members of the BSA. Utah National Parks Council Update: Monday, October 21, […]

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By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 22, 2013

Church History Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Scouting in the Church

On Friday, July 19, 2013 the LDS Church History Museum opened the doors to two exhibits celebrating the Church’s partnership with the Boy Scouts of America: American Originals: Norman Rockwell and Scouting and A Good Turn Daily: 100 Years of Scouting and the Aaronic Priesthood. Families with children, boys in Cub Scout and Boy Scout […]

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By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
May 23, 2013

LDS Presiding Bishop, Gary E. Stevenson, Counsels to Pray for Scout Leaders

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS — Transcript of a speech given by Bishop Gary E. Stevenson, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at the Boy Scouts of America national annual meeting on 23 May 2013. Welcome and Introduction Hello and welcome to all of you, my Scouting friends and colleagues. What a great honor it […]