Tag Archives: LDS mission

By Kimball Vaughn
Dec 11, 2017

Prominent Local Leaders Share How Their Eagle Prepared Them For Missions

How does earning an Eagle Scout prepare you to be a more effective full-time missionary? Just ask this year’s 2017 Celebration of Eagles recipients. These men have made a tremendous difference in their community through their influential examples and service. Watch the video below to learn about how becoming Eagle Scouts prepared them for LDS […]

By Derrick Larsen
May 01, 2015

Be Prepared to be Good Husbands and Fathers – When My Father Wasn’t There

Scouting showed me what it meant to be honorable. Scouting showed me what it meant to help others. Scouting showed me what it was like to be a man of God. All of us hope that the young men in our lives will make the best choices for them and their future families. Therefore, we […]

By Paul Tikalsky
Aug 12, 2014

Scouting Prepares Missionaries

With nearly 130 merit badges, Staff at the council office got together to see how earning merit badges might help a missionary. Listed in the chart below are just a few that I chose. Leave us a comment with your choices. Author: Paul Tikalsky | Field Director, Utah National Parks Council, BSA

By Utah National Parks Council
Aug 05, 2013

The Impact of the Award of the Buffalo

I have had a few days to digest my experience at the High Uintah Scout camp as staff chaplain. Those two weeks went by too fast. The Utah National Parks Council made a special award called the “Award of the Buffalo” It is a larger version of the Old Duty to God award to be worn […]

By Community Submission
Jul 12, 2013

Counselor in Training, Bruce H. Rhiddlehoover, Dies in Accident at Tifie Scout Camp

Bruce H. Rhiddlehoover, 1998 ~ 2013 Fourteen year-old Bruce Rhiddlehoover, known affectionately as “Rocky” to family and countless friends, was tragically killed on July 9, 2013 at a Boy Scout camp in Sanpete County while engaged in one of his favorite pursuits: unselfishly providing service to others. Rocky was born to Janice Lee Henry Rhiddlehoover […]