Tag Archives: Earth Day

By Darryl Alder
Apr 22, 2017

For Earth Day We Connected Them With Heaven

Last Saturday, I was with our stake at Camp Jeremiah Johnson delivering Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills to 26 Scouters. Being Earth Day,  I felt pretty self-satisfied that had spent most of the day working the nature trail at this camp in Hobble Creek Canyon. It is natural for me to find God in nature; He did not disappoint. There was a […]

By Darryl Alder
Apr 22, 2016

Plant a Tree for Earth Day 2016

Earth Day has a special place in the BSA’s culture. As our members know, responsible stewardship of the planet is key to being a good Scout. Since BSA’s early beginnings, Scouts have been caring for the planet. Our “Leave No Trace” principles demonstrate how Scouts show respect for the outdoors when living in it. For Earth Day this year, […]

By Darryl Alder
Apr 17, 2015

BSA Commits To One Billion Service Hours Around The World Over Next Five Years

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In commemoration of Earth Day‘s 45th anniversary, the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) commits to Earth Day Network to donate one billion service hours to local service projects over the next five years, including – planting millions of trees that will capture carbon, reduce soil erosion, provide and protect […]