Tag Archives: Christmas

By Madison Austin
Nov 03, 2017

The New Eric Dowdle Puzzle: Voted Best Christmas Gift to Give this Year

Just in time for Christmas, our own Maple Dell Scout Camp will become the face of the season’s best gift to give: the newest Eric Dowdle puzzle! See the familiar sites of the Utah National Parks Council’s flagship camp come to life with energetic Scouts, famous Scouting figures and more. Pre-order yours today and help […]

By Michelle Carpenter
Dec 29, 2016

A Scout is Courteous–12 Days of a Scout Christmas

Traditionally, the 12 Days of Christmas start on Christmas Day and last until the evening of January 5th – also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 Days have been celebrated in Europe since before the middle ages and were a time of celebration. It has been our custom at The Boy Scout to post a Scouter’s […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 24, 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas: A Scout is Reverent

A Scout is Reverent. A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others. This message from President Harold B Lee reminds us and our Scouts to be reverent this season. As you share this message with your Scouts, discuss what they can do to demonstrate how […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 21, 2014

Sharing Your Testimony at Christmas

Christmas is a time to remember the birth of the Savior and renew our appreciation for the great gift of His perfect life and atoning sacrifice. In the scripture accounts of His birth, we find patterns of discipleship—from Samuel the Lamanite, who courageously prophesied of His coming, to the Nephites who looked steadfastly for the […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 01, 2014

Cub Scout Fun for December

Christmas Reindeer Mini Donuts Den meeting treats: you can almost hear the stampede for sweets! Whip up a batch of these salty and sweet delicacies to keep your den of hungry Wolves or Bears satisfied. Don’t forget the milk! Ingredients Chocolate Frosted Mini Donuts Peanut M&M’s® Round Pearl Sprinkles Mini Pretzel Twists Instructions Press a red […]

By Darryl Alder
Nov 30, 2014

5 Ideas to Make the Most of Advent

As part of Duty to God, I subscribe to newsletters of several faiths. Ministry Matters reminded me that today is the first Advent Sunday. My first exposure to Advent was in Germany more than 40 years ago; it was a rewarding experience. As Scouts, celebrating Advent seems like an appropriate way do our Duty to God […]

By Community Submission
Jan 02, 2014

‘Angels’ of Troop 560 A Christmas Story

A troop’s determination to buy a special van for an adult leader paralyzed in a bicycling accident helped bring together an entire community. Dave and Sherri Evans chat in their comfortable, wheelchair-friendly transition home on the outskirts of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is the first wintry day of December 1998. A Christmas tree graces the […]

By Melany Gardner
Dec 23, 2013

LDS Church History Museum Shares the Christmas Spirit and Scouting with “A Good Turn Christmas”

The LDS Church History Museum on Temple Square focuses on Christ-like service and the Boy Scouts of America in this years Christmas exhibit, “A Good Turn Christmas.” The exhibit is open now and will remain open through 12 January 2014. The Spirit of Christmas is the spirit of doing good to others. What better way to […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 06, 2013

LDS Church History Museum Exhibit Unwraps Christmas Spirit

An exhibit titled A Good Turn Christmas opens November 23, 2013 at the Church History Museum. This year’s theme for the annual Christmas exhibit focuses on the Christlike act of doing service and relates to the Boy Scout Slogan to do a good turn daily. The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of doing good to […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 06, 2013

LDS Church History Museum “A Good Turn Christmas” Exhibit

SALT LAKE CITY— On 23 November 2013, the Church History Museum will open a temporary exhibit entitled A Good Turn Christmas. The exhibit will remain open through 12 January 2014.  This year’s theme for the annual Christmas exhibit focuses on the Christ-like act of doing service and relates to the Boy Scout slogan to do […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 26, 2013

Black Friday Specials Before Black Friday

Black Friday deals this year are expected to be big. Many retailers are going to open on Thanksgiving because it is expected to be a difficult season financially. I dislike shopping on Black Friday – large crowds, minimum availability of products, gimmicks to draw customers into stores, fighting and incivility as shoppers race against one […]

By Kent Nobis
Nov 05, 2013

Get a Head Start Shopping for the Holidays and Support Utah National Park Scouts!

http://hybridlightscouts.com/home/KZY47 Trying to find the perfect gift for the holidays?  What does everyone need – a FLASHLIGHT! Don’t think so? Here’s a challenge for you: Walk around your house and find all the flashlights that you own and try to turn them on. If you are like me, and many others, you have 10-12 flashlights […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 02, 2013

Kids Craft: How to Make a Santa Ornament for Home School Activity

Whether your Scout or kids attend(s) public school, private school, charter school or are home schooled, the greatest learning opportunity is at home with a parent. Here is a great activity you can do at home that is not only fun and inexpensive but educational. Kids can learn about fractions, measurement and make a print of […]