Tag Archives: Boy Scouts of America

Norman Rockwell Scouts in Prayer
By Kevin Hunt
Nov 23, 2017

Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and Scouting: A Poem

As I think about Thanksgiving, gratitude, and Scouting, they all seem to go together.  So, I wrote a poem about it all and would like to share it with you. I’m So Grateful I’m in Scouting I’m so grateful I’m in Scouting, growing, serving, so much to give. Scouting brotherhood and outings, Oh, what a […]

By Kimball Vaughn
Nov 23, 2017

Program Feature for LDS Youth: Fitness & Nutrition

Getting Into Shape Fitness is essential to many everyday activities and a major contributor to a long, healthy life. Because of the new world additions such as Netflix and junk food, many leaders (and youth) aren’t as fit as they’d like to be. This article features the program module from Program Features for Troops, Teams and […]

By Katelyn Kenedy
Nov 17, 2017

Applying Scout Spirit to Overcome Everyday Problems

This article is adapted from a story written by Michael Brucia Going into his sophomore year of high school, Michael Brucia held himself to the highest standard in his academic goals. Selecting three AP and two Honors classes, Michael didn’t realize he may have bitten off more than he could chew. Never having taken a […]

By Katelyn Kenedy
Nov 16, 2017

Program Feature: Caving

An Adventure Underground Beneath the earth’s surface lies a magnificent realm darker than a moonless night. Just as climbers are tempted by summits that rise far above familiar ground, cavers are drawn into a subterranean wilderness every bit as exciting and remarkable as any place warmed by the rays of the sun. In this article […]

By Madison Austin
Nov 03, 2017

The New Eric Dowdle Puzzle: Voted Best Christmas Gift to Give this Year

Just in time for Christmas, our own Maple Dell Scout Camp will become the face of the season’s best gift to give: the newest Eric Dowdle puzzle! See the familiar sites of the Utah National Parks Council’s flagship camp come to life with energetic Scouts, famous Scouting figures and more. Pre-order yours today and help […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Mark Butler

Mark Butler Mark is married to the love of his life, Kimberly Sorensen, with whom he recently shared a 25th wedding anniversary. They live in Spring Lake with their four wonderful children. Mark works for Jones Paint and Glass as vice-president of Finance and Marketing. Mark has served his church and community in ward and […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Chip A. Childs

(Russell) Chip A. Childs When Chip left Cedar City to attend college at Brigham Young University and work in Salt Lake City, he never imagined he would return home to southwest Utah. However, in 2001 he was offered the position of vice president-controller at SkyWest Airlines and settled in St. George with his wife and […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Darren Paul

Darren Paul Darren, the Lehi Police Chief, is a fourth-generation police officer. This father of four has been with the Lehi Police Department since 1994. Darren earned an associate’s degree in criminal justice and a bachelor’s in emergency services managment from UVU. He proudly earned his Master of Public Administration degree from BYU. He loves […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Matt Paxman

Matt Paxman Matt Paxman was born in Salt Lake City. There, he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, co-planning his Eagle project with his wife-to-be, Alissa, as she finished the Young Womanhood Recognition award in the LDS Church. They are going on 15 years of marriage and are parents of three. Matt is a solution […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Eugene Probst

Eugene Probst Born in Midway, Utah, Eugene Probst became the first Eagle Scout there in 1940. He served aboard the USS Oakhill for 28 months in the South Pacific during WWII, engaging in seven major invasions. Gene has dedicated his life to serving his community and his family. He served as city councilman for eight […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Lynn Snow

Lynn Snow Lynn Snow has lived most of his life in Roosevelt, Utah. He graduated from USU with a degree in accounting. He founded a CPA firm, a real estate construction and development company, and a real estate brokerage business. Lynn has served in Scouting as a 11-year-old Scout leader, Scoutmaster, Wood Badge course director, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Mark Seastrand

Mark Seastrand Mark has lived in Orem for almost 50 years. He served an LDS Mission in Portugal and received his MBA from BYU. He has been married to his wife Shelley for nearly 30 years. Together they travel and see historic sites around the world. They added two children to their family and gained […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Daniel B. Fugal

Daniel B. Fugal Dan grew up in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He met his wife Jill at a high school play in 1965, and together they have four sons and 12 grandchildren. Dan has served many within his church, community, and country, including time on the Alpine School District Board of Education and the Pleasant Grove […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: David Stirling

David Stirling David is a founding executive, chairman, and CEO of doTERRA, one of the fastest growing and most successful companies in the industry. He and his wife Laura have nine children. He holds both a bachelor’s degree and MBA in business. David’s greatest strength lies in his ability to see what can be inspire […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Duff Tittle

Duff Tittle Duff is currently an associate athletic director at BYU. He graduated from BYU with a B.A. in communications and later received a M.A. in human resource management from Hawaii Pacific University. He earned the Eagle Scout Award at age 13 and has served in the Scouting program and in various Church callings with […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Brent Lange

Brent Lange Brent is the VP, CAO, and CDO of Hale Center Theater. He attended the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Brent and his wife Laura reside in Alpine, UT and are the proud parents of two sons and one daughter in law. He enjoys shooting hoops, running, biking, skiing, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Dr. Mark Rogers

Dr. Mark F. Rogers Mark graduated from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He is board certified in foot and ankle surgery and has lectured on aspects of podiatry. Mark has also traveled internationally providing medical service to the disadvantaged. His hobbies include golf, boating, and fishing. He was a mission president […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Dr. Marlin Christianson

Dr. Marlin Christianson Marlin is a family medicine doctor in the Provo area. He attended medical school at the University of Utah with residency at the US Naval Hospital in Pendleton, California and a fellowship in Florida. He has lived all over the world, but is excited to be back home in Utah. Participating in […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 27, 2017

Outstanding Eagle: Darryl H. Alder

Darryl H. Alder Darryl received his Eagle Scout Award back in 1965 and hasn’t stopped Scouting since. He is a recent retiree with more than 30 years of service as a career Scouter. While still a teen, he trained to become an Army Reserve medic. He met his wife Sue in an outdoor BYU class. […]