Tag Archives: LDS Church

By Utah National Parks Council
Jan 03, 2014

Scouting “For the Strength of Youth”

Word Match Puzzle Match each category in “For the Strength of Youth” with its corresponding term in the Scout Oath and Law (There can be more than one answer) For the Strength of Youth Scout Oath and Law Agency and Accountability Trustworthy Dating Loyal Dress and Appearance Helpful Family Friendly Education Courteous Entertainment and Media […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 05, 2013

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland: Receiver of Distinguished Eagle Award

Tuesday, December 3rd was Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s birthday. “Elder Jeffrey R. Holland was ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on June 23, 1994. At the time of this call, Elder Holland was serving as a member of the First Quorum of […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 31, 2013

LDS Church Celebrates “A Century of Honor” with the Boy Scouts

Tuesday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated its 100 year association with the Boy Scouts of America. It was on May 21, 1913 that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints formally sponsored Scouting as the activity arm of the Aaronic Priesthood. Titled, “A Century of Honor,” the program showed how […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 22, 2013

What are the Strengths of Scouting?

President Thomas S. Monson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, discusses the strengths of Scouting: In addition to his other service to youth, President Thomas S. Monson has been a lifelong friend of the Boy Scouts of America, which has for nearly a century served as an activity arm of the […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Robert Gentry

Robert Gentry, Pleasant Grove-UT Bob has been involved with Scouting for more than 20 years. HE served as a member of the council Executive Board as Vice President of Learning for Life. He also served the community as a former superintendent for the Provo School District, former president of the Provo Kiwanis Club, and on […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 04, 2013

Friends of Scouting: Why You Should Support Scouting

Charles Dahlquist, a leader in Scouting in the LDS Church, shares a message for all about Friends of Scouting. Scouting is the LDS Church’s program for young men. The First Presidency recently said, “We are thankful for Scouting’s emphasis on duty to God and moral behavior and its positive influence on the lives of boys […]

By LDS-BSA Relationships
Aug 30, 2013

Looking for Eagle Scouts to Sing in 100 Year Anniversary Choir

Individuals interested in singing in the Eagle Scout Choir for the 100 year celebration of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America. On October 29, 2013 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will celebrate its 100-year affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America in […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 02, 2013

Being a Spark in a Boy’s Life

I had the opportunity recently to visit with a Scout professional from Ohio who is considering moving to Utah and joining the Utah National Parks Council. He is not a member of the LDS Church and wanted to know how he would be treated and if that would be an issue. I informed him that […]