Tag Archives: LDS Scouting

By Aubrey Carpenter
Jan 08, 2016

Most Popular Articles of 2015

2015 was an exciting year for The Boy Scout. We had more subscribers, more views, more comments, and more shares than ever before. We loved sharing stories and learning from you last year, and hope 2016 will bring more inspiration, helpful tips, teaching tools, and insights for all of us. We want to take a moment to […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 16, 2015

How to Better Serve LDS Scouting Partners

Western Region Leaders Meet to Brainstorm This is part 2 of an 8-part report. You can read the other posts here: The Chief’s Thoughts on the LDS Partnership Adapting and Implementing Scouting for LDS Purposes Unified Alignment and Service Model Leadership Training The Impact of Technology The Cost of Scouting Summary and Conclusion Tuesday December 8th, […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 15, 2015

The Chief’s Thoughts on the LDS Partnership

This is part 1 of an 8 part series. You can read the other posts here: How to Better Serve LDS Scouting Partners Adapting and Implementing Scouting for LDS Purposes Unified Alignment and Service Model Leadership Training The Impact of Technology The Cost of Scouting Summary and Conclusion Michael Surbaugh, Chief Scout Executive of the […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 25, 2015

How the UNPC Works with and Reports to LDS Leaders

Four years ago, the Utah National Parks Council Executive Board started a new initiative to better serve our chartered partners. This initiative has changed the way we serve our largest chartered partner, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in significant ways. We changed our district structure to better align with LDS church coordinating […]

By Lee Hansen
Sep 28, 2015

The LDS Church Needs Scouting Because Boys Need Scouting

Pres. Monson said, “Scouting is in the church to save boys, one boy at a time.” For many boys in today’s world, Scouting substitutes for the support that families would normally provide. Many boys are being raised by single parents or parents that cannot provide the support they would like to give because of financial […]

By Dave Pack
Mar 13, 2015

What Does the Ideal LDS Wood Badge Course Look Like?

Dave Pack, Scout Executive for Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America, was asked by an LDS stake president, “What does the ideal LDS Wood Badge course look like?” Following is the letter Dave wrote to the stake president: President, You asked me to describe to you what the ideal Wood Badge course would look […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Mar 08, 2015

President Monson Discusses 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 Aaronic Priesthood in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa, and other countries such as the Philippines […]