Tag Archives: Eagle Scouts

Eagle Scouts
By Community Submission
Jun 22, 2018

16 Eagles

An Eagle Court of Honor honoring 16 Eagle Scout candidates was held Sunday, March 25, 2018, for the Santa Clara 10th Ward’s BSA Troop 1806. Those young men receiving the Eagle Rank award were: Wyatt Phelps, Caleb Slater, Reese Parkinson, Conner Taylor, Cort Taylor, Brandon Redfearn, Isaac Bloxham, Leo Bloxham, Remington Harris, Tyler Awerkamp, Nate […]

By Melany Gardner
Apr 09, 2018

Utah National Parks Council 2017 Annual Report

In 2017, the Utah National Parks Council demonstrated how Scouting is striving and thriving. As the #1 largest council in the Boy Scouts of America, we excelled in almost every area of performance.  More people than ever are camping at our facilities and enjoying the benefits of outdoor experiences. In serving our chartered partner, we consistently […]

By Julia Thompson
Sep 26, 2017

Nature and Scouts: Why I Leave No Trace

Nature and Scouts: Why I Leave No Trace, lessons from my Eagle Scout “What are you doing?” I asked my husband, then boyfriend, while we were on a family campout. He looked odd wandering around and suddenly disappearing into nature for minutes clutching a black trash bag. “Don’t worry about it,” he said. This statement, […]

By Susan Cheever
Oct 17, 2016

Legacy of Scouting Spans Three Generations for Chinese-American Family

Ephraim Ong passed his Eagle Board of Review in April this year. His innovative project prompted the Scout Council to ask for more details. He shared a story of a strong legacy of Scouting in his Chinese-American family. The legacy began with Ted H. Ong, grandfather of Ephraim Ong and father of Jacob. Ted’s grandfather […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 17, 2013

Silver Beaver: Karen Howcroft

Karen Howcraft, Vernal-UT The National Council wrote to Karen to thank her and tell her they were going to implement her suggestion for an Auto Mechanics merit badge. During her service as committee chair, 33 Boy Scouts achieved Eagle Rank. Karen has also been honored with the Utah Conservation Award. Congratulations to Karen Howcraft-

By Ken Krogue
May 17, 2013

Eagle Scouts and The Scout Oath Still Mean Something

The year was 1982. I was in my junior year in high school and applying for scholarships and appointments to the Air Force and the United States Naval Academy. I was amazed that both Academies asked if I was an Eagle Scout. The profiles both showed an inordinate amount of Eagle Scouts in their alumni […]