Tag Archives: Journey to Excellence

By Jarom Shaver
Mar 20, 2017

Excellence in Life and All 138 Merit Badges – Neil Mayfield

Cornelius Mayfield, or Neil for short, does not shy away from hard work. In fact, he looks for it, and then he thrives in it. Just before his 17th birthday, Mayfield accomplished what very few Boy Scouts have ever or will ever accomplish. Mayfield finished all 138 merit badges.  “Neil has a natural inclination to achieve […]

By Maria Milligan
Mar 25, 2015

Strengthen Your Troop, Strengthen Your Deacons Quorum

When Scoutmasters are called in the LDS Church, they often become leaders both in weekly Scout meetings and in the deacons quorum. The best-functioning LDS troops are those that use Scouting to strengthen their priesthood quorums and prepare young men for missions while also fulfilling Scouting’s aims. In an effort to better serve and communicate with LDS leaders, our […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Mar 03, 2014

Utah National Parks Council 2013 Annual Report

A delegation of BSA representatives and Scouter descended on Washington, D.C. last week to deliver the 2013 Report to the Nation. As explained by Bryan On Scouting, the report is the cliff notes version of the past year of Scouting, presented to the nation to show the millions of hours of community service, Eagle Scout […]