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YouthProtection feature
By Boy Scouts of America
Apr 16, 2015

April is Youth Protection Month (Part 1)

This is part 1 of two part series. To read part 2 click here During this month, you have the opportunity to understand the importance of preventing emerging threats to youth. Youth Protection depends upon the shared involvement of everyone in Scouting. What can you do? Have you done the following? Do you know your Youth […]

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By Boy Scouts of America
Apr 13, 2015

Two-deep Leadership in Cyberspace?

Scouting’s Barriers to Abuse apply in cyberspace: Youth Protection policies extend into cyberspace. There should be no one-on-one online or digital activities (games, social media, etc.) or electronic communications. Leaders should include or copy a parent or another leader in all online communications, ensuring no one-on-one contact exists in text, social media or other forms of […]

Youth Protection
By LDS-BSA Relationships
Feb 17, 2015

Why Should I Take Youth Protection Training?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints supports the Boy Scouts of America in their efforts to provide the safest possible environment for boys who participate in Scouting programs. Youth Protection training offers information on how to accomplish that. It is a simple 30-minute interactive presentation that explains the policies adopted by the BSA […]

YouthProtection feature
By Boy Scouts of America
Mar 21, 2014

A Commissioner’s Role in Youth Protection

Commissioners are active at every level in Scouting, from the national commissioner as part of the national Key 3 all the way down to the “boots-on-the-ground” unit commissioner advising the unit’s Key 3. Commissioners provide continuity in Scouting’s organizational structure; we are therefore in a unique position to champion Youth Protection training throughout Scouting. Why […]

Sweet16 feature
By Melany Gardner
Mar 21, 2014

The Sweet 16 of BSA Safety

Few youth organizations encompass the breadth, volume, and diversity of physical activity common to Scouting, and none enjoy a better safety record. The key to maintaining and improving this exemplary record is the conscientious and trained adult leader who is attentive to safety concerns. As an aid in the continuing effort to protect participants in a […]

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By Darryl Alder
Mar 21, 2014

April – Scouting Safety Month

Annually our council’s focus is the safety of Scouting’s youth, volunteers, and staff. It helps us get ready for spring and summer outdoor adventure as we integrate health and safety into those plans. The goal: no injuries are acceptable beyond those that are readily treatable by Scout-rendered first aid. Protecting Our Youth Each April, Scouters […]

The Utah National Parks Council is the larges council in the BSA with over 84,000 youth and 42,000 adult volunteers
By Utah National Parks Council
May 24, 2013

Boy Scouts of America – Utah National Parks Council: Statement on Adoption of New Membership Resolution

A Win for Youth OREM, Utah – May 23, 2013 – In response to the adoption of the Boy Scouts of America Membership Standards Resolution by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council, the BSA – Utah National Parks Council (http://www.utahscouts.org/) released the following statement: The Utah National Parks Council believes the adoption of […]