Tag Archives: Chartered Partners

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 11, 2017

Local Scouting Partners Can Now Choose to Include Girls

Utah National Parks Council, BSA Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously decided to welcome girls into its Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout. You can read more […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jul 20, 2015

Girls at BSA Camps

If you respond to this headline with a “What is the Utah National Parks Council doing?” and “Are you crazy?”, you wouldn’t be the first. Traditionally, our BSA camps are for Boy Scouts. About two years ago, our UNPC public relations volunteer, Rushford Lee, donated to us a survey of our Charter Partners. The returned […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jul 12, 2015

What are the Rights of BSA Chartered Partners?

With all the hubbub over Robert Gate’s comments at the May 2015 National Annual Boy Scout meeting, there is a little known fact about the existing relationship between each chartered organization/partner and their council. Each year an agreement is signed by both parties delineating duties of each. In that face-to-face meeting, an assessment of the […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jul 02, 2015

What are the Rights of BSA Chartered Partners?

With all the hubbub over Robert Gate’s comments at the May 2015 National Annual Boy Scout meeting, there is a little known fact about the existing relationship between each chartered organization/partner and their council. Each year an agreement is signed by both parties delineating duties of each. In that face-to-face meeting, an assessment of the […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jun 19, 2015

Diversity in Scouting

The Utah National Parks Council may have the most homogeneous Council in America with 99.39% of our units sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). We are committed to serving our LDS chartered partners better by helping them prepare future missionaries with a strong testimony of God and experience of doing hard […]