Tag Archives: Influential women in scouting

By Melany Gardner
May 14, 2018

Honorees Compared to the Good Samaritan at the 2018 Influential Women in Scouting Event

Mother’s Day came two days early for 24 exemplary women Friday evening. Among the honorees of the 2018 Influential Women in Scouting Award there were mothers, educators, camp directors, wood badgers, district leaders and amazing Scouters. See all the awardees here.  Sister Dana Wiest of the Primary General Board spoke to these women and their […]

By Madison Austin
Oct 08, 2017

History Highlights of LDS Girls in Scouting

The position and involvement of LDS girls in Scouting has always been somewhat vague and often misunderstood. Follow along for some quick history highlights and explanations of how we came to the current position of girls in Scouting.  In the beginning… In 1869, the Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association was organized by Brigham Young to encourage […]

By Colin Wylie
May 14, 2017

Life Lessons from My Scouting Mom

Each year in May, we have the wonderful opportunity to celebrate the significant role of motherhood. We buy cards, flowers and often will make breakfast in bed. In Scouting, we recognize the critical influence that our Scouting Moms have on the development of the individual and the planting of faith in each Scout. Like in […]

By Utah National Parks Council
May 09, 2017

Meet This Year’s Influential Women in Scouting

Mothers. Sisters. Daughters. Wives.  They all help us in our daily efforts. Even now, my mom’s there when things get rough, offering quiet, regular assistance with multiple aspects of my life. Don’t ever forget the roles of women in Scouting. If you think you earned your Eagle Scout Award on your own, think again.  This […]

By Pualani Graham
Apr 17, 2017

Join us for the 2017 Influential Women in Scouting Event May 12th

Bonnie H. Cordon, Second Counselor in the General Primary Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be this year’s speaker at the Eighth Annual Influential Women in Scouting. This year the event will take place on May 12, 2017 at the Brigham Young University Conference Center, 770 East University Parkway, room […]

By Jonathan Gunson
May 20, 2016

Utah’s first lady honored for work with youth

The Utah National Parks Council honored Utah’s first lady, Jeanette Herbert, with the “Influential Women in Scouting” award for her decades of service to the state’s youth and promotion of Scouting values. Mrs. Herbert is one of 24 exemplary women to receive the the award in 2016, all of whom represent the thousands of women […]

By Utah National Parks Council
May 20, 2016

Influential Women in Scouting 2016 Recipients

There are many women in Scouting working to help boys grow up to be honorable and valiant men.  Some of these women, through their devotion and talent, become mentors and guides for those of us who see how very important this work is and want to make a real difference.  Every year the Utah National […]

By Community Submission
Sep 26, 2015

Influential Woman in Scouting 2015 Recipients

Cindy Anderson                    Springville Cindy has devoted herself in service to Scouting for 23 years.  She has effectively directed and supported her unit’s Scouting program as Chairperson of the Scout Committee.  She has devoted countless hours encouraging and guiding young men in the Cub Scout, Troop and Varsity programs along their path to Eagle.  Cindy requires […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Sep 14, 2015

Sixth Annual Influential Women in Scouting – Sept 25

Join us Friday, Sept 25 to honor the exemplary efforts and service of women in Scouting at the Sixth Annual Influential Women in Scouting event at 6 pm at the BYU Conference Center. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at utahscouts.org/womeninscouting. Sponsorship opportunities available and appreciated. The following outstanding women will be […]

By Melany Gardner
Jul 01, 2015

Nominate an Influential Woman in Scouting by July 17

She’s the dedicated Den Leader, the experienced Primary President, or the Eagle Scout-Mom. She’s an influential Woman in Scouting. These are women who have exceptional character and who promote the values of Scouting. Women who have given noteworthy service in Scouting including effective involvement at the unit level and have given significant years of accumulative service to […]

By Terry Richardson
Apr 01, 2014

Annual Influential Women in Scouting 2014 – May 2nd

“There is nothing in this world as personal, as nurturing, or as life changing as the influence of a righteous woman.” Elder M. Russell Ballard Join us at the Fifth Annual Influential Women in Scouting Awards Ceremony Friday, May 2, 2014 at Clear Horizons Academy, 1875 S. Geneva Road, Orem UT. We will be pleased to […]

Cheryl Asay Esplin was the Guest Speaker at the Influential Women in Scouting for 2013 of the Utah National Parks Council
By Utah National Parks Council
May 23, 2013

Cheryl Asay Esplin, Influential Women in Scouting

Cheryl Asay Esplin, Second Counselor, General Primary Presidency The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the guest speaker at the 2013 Influential Women in Scouting banquet. Cheryl Asay Esplin is currently the Second Counselor in the Primary General Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has been an Instructor […]

By Melany Gardner
May 16, 2013

Influential Women in Scouting: Annette Adams

Annette Adams Annette Adams has demonstrated great dedication to Cub Scouting in the Orem area and throughout the Council.  She has served in various unit and District positions, Council Cub Scout Pow Wow chair and as the Cubmaster of Akela’s Council. She currently serves with her husband as the Orem District Cub Trainers at Roundtable.  […]

By Melany Gardner
May 16, 2013

Influential Women in Scouting: Sarah Young

Sarah Young Sarah Young is an active member of the unit committee and has been for many years, serving in many positions.  She is always willing to teach and share her knowledge and love of Scouting by helping with leader training and Cub Day Camps.  She has directed the Special Olympics since 1975.   She serves […]

By Melany Gardner
May 16, 2013

Influential Women in Scouting: Cynthia Whitworth

Cynthia Whitworth Cynthia Whitworth has served in many different Cub Scouting positions.  She always lives the role of what a Scout should be like and finds ways to help others do the same. She not only serves her unit in the Provo Peak District, but has helped Spanish wards and branches with their programs and […]

By Melany Gardner
May 16, 2013

Influential Women in Scouting: Julie Westbroek

Julie Westbroek Julie C. Westbroek has been an influence in her unit as well as serving in Timpanogos District and Council assignments.  She puts significant effort to making sure regular courts of honor are held and the boys receive recognition they have earned.  She lives the Scout Oath and Law in her daily life.  She […]