Tag Archives: camp staff

By Kevin Hunt
Jul 01, 2017

We Have Some Great Young Staffers at Camp Thunder Ridge

It’s summer and in Scouting councils everywhere across America, Boy Scouts are heading up to Scout camps.  Most councils have multiple camps to choose from.  Attending an “organized Scout camp” gives the ultimate in Scouting fun, adventure and good times.  While Scout troops do have a choice as to where they go for summer camp, […]

By Melany Gardner
Jun 29, 2017

Maple Dell Scout Camp Staff Upholds Reputation for Excellence

Maple Dell Scout Camp has always been the flagship camp for the Utah National Parks Council and continues to have a reputation of excellence. Great location, functional facilities, and beautiful waterfront aside, it’s Maple Dell’s staff that always seems to shine. Last week we received several emails from Scoutmasters about their experience at Maple Dell. […]

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 David Johnson
Jan 02, 2016

A Mom’s Note to a Camp Director

Several months after camp a mother wrote this to me: When our son started working at Maple Dell, he was very self conscious and unsure of himself. Due to some recent events that happened just prior to his starting work at Maple Dell he was very unhappy. However all of this changed after he worked at […]

By Scott Major
Jul 15, 2015

Scofield Scout Camp, an Adventure Just Waiting for You!

When you hear the name Scofield Scout Camp what do you think of? Brotherhood? Adventure? Fun? Scofield is a place of opportunity for Scouts to be themselves, to make memories, and to have fun. Justin, one of our staff members this summer has this to say: Scofield isn’t about merit badges, it’s about the memories […]

By Ann Shumway
Jan 18, 2015

How Serving on Camp Staff Prepared My Son for A Mission

On Christmas, there’s nothing a missionary mom looks forward to more than the call from their missionary serving somewhere throughout the world.  I was no exception. Luckily, I didn’t have to wait long because my son’s call came at 7:00 AM. After more than a half hour of catching up and hearing some of the […]