Tag Archives: Eagle Scout Award

By Michelle Carpenter
Jan 11, 2017

Shifting Your Scout’s Requirements from Checklist to Cultivation

I participated in every extracurricular activity imaginable in my Iowa high school–track, drama, speech, key club, cross country, swimming, yearbook, choir, newspaper, etc. Somehow, though I’m not sure how, I ended up having time most every Wednesday to head to mutual. I loved going to mutual. It was fun and spiritual. Plus, on Wednesday nights […]

By Lee Hansen
Sep 28, 2015

The LDS Church Needs Scouting Because Boys Need Scouting

Pres. Monson said, “Scouting is in the church to save boys, one boy at a time.” For many boys in today’s world, Scouting substitutes for the support that families would normally provide. Many boys are being raised by single parents or parents that cannot provide the support they would like to give because of financial […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jul 27, 2015

My Son’s Scout Experience

I’m an Eagle Scout. I remember well the campouts, working on merit badges, an Eagle project and Board of Review. And I remember my Eagle Court of Honor. I had a Scoutmaster who was trained and committed. My Scout experiences help me become who I am today. When my son entered Scouting, he was excited […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Jul 14, 2014

Eagle Scout Challenge

The foremost responsibility of an Eagle Scout is to live with honor. To an Eagle Scout, honor is the foundation of all character. He knows that “A Scout is trustworthy” is the very first point of the Scout Law for a good reason. An Eagle Scout lives honorably, not only because honor is important to […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Apr 22, 2014

A Celebration of Eagles – Thursday, July 3, 2014, 7 pm at UCCU Event Center

When a young boy finishes the five-year gauntlet of leadership and service to become an Eagle Scout, he is on the path to becoming an honorable man. Join the Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America as we recognize our Eagle Scouts at A Celebration of Eagles, July 3, 2014 in the Utah Valley […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 11, 2013

American Eagle: An Enduring Symbol of American Freedom

The bald eagle is the national bird of the United States. In 1776 Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson included it on the nation’s seal. The eagle is an enduring symbol of American freedom. Condensed from Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government – The Great Seal of the United States: “On July 4, 1776, Benjamin […]