Tag Archives: Camp Maple Dell

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 05, 2018

Camp Maple Dell Safe: Thank You Firefighters!

In early September, the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires threatened southern Utah County, including Camp Maple Dell. These monstrous fires became the number one priority in the nation, as they burned over 120,000 thousand acres combined. Camp Maple Dell was directly in the fires’ way but, remarkably, no damage was done. Camp Maple Dell’s […]

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By Nicole Balmforth
Sep 28, 2018

Girls Camp at Maple Dell: Girls Just Want to Have Fun!

In July, Camp Maple Dell hosted a girls camp for girls to enjoy the great outdoors and the many activities that come with it. The young women who came to camp said they were all excited to learn and to explore. The different activities and skills these girls learned and the people they met will have […]

By Michelle Carpenter
May 12, 2017

Bryce: A Day in the Life of a Camp Staffer

He’s shoving cereal down his throat, rushing to the school bus. He gets in, muddles through classes, chats with friends and engages in an extracurricular activity in the evening. Finally, around 8:00 PM, he comes home, struggles through calculus and goes to bed. That’s a pretty typical day for a teenager during the school year. […]

By Maria Milligan
Jul 18, 2015

Eccles Nature Center Makes Conservation Cool

If you have been to Camp Maple Dell in the past year, you may have noticed that the Nature area has had quite the makeover. I had heard from Camp Director Dave Johnson about all the excitement  from the new nature center, built thanks to a donation from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, […]

By Andrew Olsen
Jul 03, 2015

The Difference a Keeper of the Flame Makes

Amazing things are happening in the Utah National Parks Council. New programs, facilities, and faces are making Scouting better for our youth. Of course, behind every camp and program there are keepers of the flame who fund equipment, facilities, and training to make sure Scouting can reach as many youth as possible. These men and women have […]

By John Gailey
Feb 04, 2015

Scout Camp Adventure Track Introduction

In an earlier Blog article, we talked about some of the exciting changes coming to three of our Scout camps this year – Tifie Scout Camp, Scofield Scout Camp, and Thunder Ridge Scout Camp. Adventure Tracks Scout camps have historically focused on teaching merit badge classes. Based on feedback from unit leaders and chartered organization partners, […]