Tag Archives: BSA membership policy

LDS/BSA Relationship
By Utah National Parks Council
Feb 11, 2016

Scouting: Friend or Foe?

Earlier today, the Deseret News published an article by Nettie Francis, who helped compile a history of the Boy Scouts of America and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the 2013 LDS/BSA centennial celebration. Her article, “Scouting: Friend or foe?” draws on the organizations’ shared history to help members of the Church and […]

By Melany Gardner
May 22, 2015

Rights of the Chartered Organization central in Gates’ speech at National Meeting

The National President of the Boy Scouts of America, Dr. Robert Gates, spoke Thursday at the National Annual Meeting on possible policy changes regarding BSA membership standards which resulted in a mix of emotions and media coverage across the country. Watch or read the full speech HERE. Many of the news sources focused on Gates’ comments on […]

By Andrew Olsen
Dec 17, 2013

BSA Membership Resolution and the BYU Honor Code

The values of Scouting have not changed and will never change. Scouting emphasizes duty to God and moral behavior. The Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is committed to the standards outlined in For the Strength of Youth, a pamphlet created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This guidebook […]