Tag Archives: Frontiersman

By David Johnson
Mar 09, 2016

Mission Preparation Adventure at Maple Dell

Introducing Maple Dell’s New Varsity/Venturing Program What is your son doing this summer for mission preparation?  Hopefully he has a good job making decent money that he can sock away in his bank account, but what about emotional and spiritual preparation? How does he “earn” some of these things to be stored away? To introduce one […]

By Darryl Alder
Jul 24, 2015

A Pioneer Among Scouting’s Pioneers

The early days of Scouting were shaped by a group of pioneers: Baden Powell, of course, with British Scouting;  William D Boyce, as the man who brought Scouting to America; Ernest Thompson Seaton, who merged his Woodcraft Indians with BSA; James E West, whose fortitude and persistence merged many youth groups into a unified BSA and Daniel Carter […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Jun 23, 2014

Scout Training Was the Answer

“Scout training changed me; more important, it changed the young men.” While serving as the bishop of my ward, I thought I was too busy to attend Scout training. As a result, after being released as bishop and called as Varsity coach, I wasn’t sure what a Varsity coach was or did. What I did […]