Tag Archives: Camp Tifie

By Brad Scherck
Jun 16, 2017

The True Importance of A Youth-led Camp

It was eye-opening for me to see young men and young women together, hiking, climbing, swimming, serving and even shooting at the Tifie Scout Camp with the Pleasant Grove Stake. A 15-year-old young woman screamed in excitement , others smiling, as she held up her target shredded with holes in the bull’s eye. “I’ve never […]

By Natalie Scherck
Jun 08, 2017

Boy Scout Camp for the Whole Ward and Stake?

A Pleasant Grove ward gathers together on a beautiful Thursday morning to pray. They arrived at Tifie Scout Camp on Monday with 59 youth and over a dozen adult leaders. As they stand, the young woman praying asks specifically that they will not be “too hurt or too tired.” They have had many memorable (and apparently […]

By Steven Sutherland
Nov 14, 2015

UNPC High Adventure and Black Diamond Experiences

The Utah National Parks Council is excited to announce that we are adding new high adventure programs at both of our Scout high adventure bases and three of our full-service Scout camps. Traditionally, high adventure experiences have been relegated to specialty high adventure outpost and Philmont-style Scout camps. They represent a part of a BSA […]

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, […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 05, 2013

Ready Project 72 Hour Kit: Emergency Preparedness and Response Survival Kit

Having a 72 Hour Kit on hand helps to dispel fear during times of emergency. Ready Project, a proud sponsor of the Boy Scouts of America, Utah National Parks Council, has the perfect holiday gift this year.   Ready Project will donate $10 to help build Camp Tifie for every purchase of a 2-person 72 Hour […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 17, 2013

A Week of Miracles

The tragic accident last week that took the life of CIT Bruce “Rocky” Rhiddlehoover (pronounced Ri-del-hoover) at Camp Tifie resulted in a week of miracles for those remaining at Camp Tifie. I had the opportunity to visit with Rocky’s parents later in the week where his mom expressed how much she had learned about her […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 11, 2013

Camp Tifie: Council Statement

The staff, Scouts, leaders and volunteers of the Boy Scouts of America – Utah National Parks Council are at this time deeply saddened by the loss of a 14-year-old boy participating as a volunteer in the Counselor in Training (CIT) program at Tifie Scout Camp Tuesday evening due to a tragic accident. The young man, whose […]

By Liz Merrell
Jul 05, 2013

Scout Telescope and Weather Station

On a dark night, the naked eye can see between 1,000 and 1,500 stars. This mysterious, endless vision of stars, constellations, planets and matter inspires intellectual curiosity. The Boy Scout STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program helps Scouts explore the night skies while developing skills to adapt to a changing educational environment and competitive job […]