Tag Archives: Girls Camp

By Michelle Carpenter
Sep 17, 2016

Five Unusual Uses for Maple Dell Scout Camp

You might think Maple Dell Scout Camp is an ideal place to take Scouts camping, and you’re right. It’s proximity to nature, updated facilities, and hip camp staff are enough to make any teenage boy’s head spin. But, here are some unusual uses for the camp you might not have considered: 1. Throw a playful […]

LDS/BSA Relationship
By Stan Lockhart
Mar 14, 2016

Our Council and the LDS Church

Much has been said about the BSA/LDS Church relationship over the past year. The policy and communication challenges have really been between National BSA and the Church (issues that are being addressed). At the council level, we simply serve BSA volunteers and boys. Part of the official LDS Church statement dated August 26, 2015 explains, […]

By Melany Gardner
Dec 05, 2015

All-Girl Venturing Crew Going to the National Jamboree in 2017

Ever since I joined the Scouting movement, I realized what I missed as a young women not involved in Scouting. Rock climbing, archery and skills-based training are just some of the things I wish my young woman camping experience would have included. But, recently I realized the aspect of Scouting I missed out on the most […]

By Stan Lockhart
Jul 20, 2015

Girls at BSA Camps

If you respond to this headline with a “What is the Utah National Parks Council doing?” and “Are you crazy?”, you wouldn’t be the first. Traditionally, our BSA camps are for Boy Scouts. About two years ago, our UNPC public relations volunteer, Rushford Lee, donated to us a survey of our Charter Partners. The returned […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Aug 05, 2013

Breakfast in a Bag

When I went to Girls’ Camp in South Carolina we stayed in cabins in the mountains. It was very much like camp in the movie “The Parent Trap.” We had a lodge, with a full kitchen, where all our meals were prepared. One morning during the week, typically on Thursdays, we had to cook our […]