Tag Archives: Ezra Taft Benson

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Nov 03, 2013

President Benson’s Thoughts on 75th LDS/BSA Anniversary

Taken from News of the Church 25 years ago A February 14,1988  fireside commemorating the Church’s seventy-fifth anniversary as an official sponsor of the Boy Scouts of America also honored President Ezra Taft Benson for his lifetime contributions to the Scouting program. “It was one of the choicest experiences in my life to serve and participate […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Sep 24, 2013

The Power of Scouting

President Thomas S. Monson “Impossible to measure is the great good which has come from this organization during the past century. … I believe in Scouting. I believe in the goals of the organization. I believe in the power of Scouting to bless and enrich lives for good.”  [1]   President Gordon B. Hinckley I love […]

By LDS Living Magazine
Aug 21, 2013

A Knighthood of Youth: LDS Living – A Salute to Scouting

  Once called A Knighthood of Youth, the international Scout Movement is the largest youth movement the world has ever known, now having a presence in one hundred and sixty nations. While it began in England in 1908, this February marks the centennial of Boy Scouts in America, where the program is strongest and where […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 09, 2013

Miracle at Scout Jamboree, Part I

The Boy Scout national jamboree is getting ready to kick-off on July 15th. The Utah National Parks Council has 485 Scouts attending along with 45 leaders. Ron Nyman, Director of Field Services (DFS) has attended many jamborees but his first jamboree is his most memorable because it planted a seed about the importance of the […]