Tag Archives: Maple Dell Scout Camp

By Michelle Carpenter
Sep 17, 2016

Five Unusual Uses for Maple Dell Scout Camp

You might think Maple Dell Scout Camp is an ideal place to take Scouts camping, and you’re right. It’s proximity to nature, updated facilities, and hip camp staff are enough to make any teenage boy’s head spin. But, here are some unusual uses for the camp you might not have considered: 1. Throw a playful […]

By Michelle Carpenter
Sep 10, 2016

Maple Dell Stake Activity Center Dedication Elicits Spirit of Giving

Two college-aged girls assisted a couple rock climbing. A shooting sports director supervised young Scouts pointing guns at targets. Two grandparents walked up the mountain so their grandkids could take the golf cart. On Friday, September 7th, I went to Maple Dell Scout Camp for the dedication of the new Stake Activity Center. Prior to […]

Showers at new Stake Activity Center
By Darryl Alder
Aug 29, 2016

Stake Activity Center Adds to Maple Dell Scout Camp’s Long History

Maple Dell Scout Camp which first opened in the late 1940’s was transformed yet again this summer as we completed a stake activity center there. This new pavilion, which is so much more than just a pavilion, joins with the new one at Marion D. Hanks Scout Camp at Quail Creek serving families, church groups and of course, Scouts […]

By Maloree Anderson
Jun 20, 2016

Scouts and families enjoy the 2016 Maple Dell Scout Show

It was a delightful day to attend the Maple Dell Scout Show. Payson Canyon gave its Scout camp the perfect atmosphere to host a family day. The sun was ablaze, the lake gleaming below, and even wildlife came to investigate what the summer fuss was about. The camp was full of exciting activities for the families to […]

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By John Gailey
May 11, 2016

New Merit Badge Adventure Tracks and High Adventure in 2016

Last year we introduced our camp Adventure Tracks—an exciting program for teaching skills, working on merit badges and experiencing challenges in a fun, experiential learning environment instead of in a traditional classroom setting—at Tifie Scout Camp, Scofield Scout Camp and Thunder Ridge Scout Camp and saw exciting results. Experiential learning allows participants to gain firsthand experience with the […]

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By David Johnson
Mar 09, 2016

Mission Preparation Adventure at Maple Dell

Introducing Maple Dell’s New Varsity/Venturing Program What is your son doing this summer for mission preparation?  Hopefully he has a good job making decent money that he can sock away in his bank account, but what about emotional and spiritual preparation? How does he “earn” some of these things to be stored away? To introduce one […]

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By David Johnson
Jan 13, 2016

Klondike Derby Adventure at Maple Dell Jan and Feb

Get ready for a winter adventure at Maple Dell Scout Camp this January and February. Scouts and troops can sign up now for the Klondike Derby Adventure. Activities will include ropes course, tomahawk throwing, field archery shooting and 2-d animal targets, first aid, kife throwing, fire building races, sledding and more! Sign up for one […]

Quail Creek Construction
By Maria Milligan
Oct 23, 2015

Construction Update: See What’s Happening at Council Camps

When I attended Wood Badge at Camp Tifie in September I saw firsthand just how much good generous donations are doing for our council camps. The first weekend of our course was held in the newly-completed Center for Enterprise. The finishing touches were made possible by a generous donation from the Gunnison Stake. The building […]

By Maria Milligan
Oct 29, 2014

Foundations Change Camps and Scouts for the Better

When I joined the Scofield Scout Camp waterfront staff at Frandsen Scout Ranch two weeks into the 2013 season I fell in love with the camp’s secluded bay. Every day during free time I would stand on the dock with a rescue tube and watch laughing Scouts leap off the Iceberg, swamp each other’s kayaks […]

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By Utah National Parks Council
Aug 04, 2014

Maple Dell Scout Camp Thankful for Renovations

At the end of every week of camp we give surveys to Scout leaders to give them a chance to tell us about their experience. Conspicuous in the batch of surveys from Maple Dell Scout Camp this past summer was the word “new”: new waterfront equipment, new lake, new COPE cube, and a new nature center. Leaders raved […]

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By Community Submission
Jun 06, 2014

InsideSales.com Do Good Foundation Transforms Maple Dell Scout Camp

  Maple Dell Scout Camp is one of the oldest camps serving young men and women with summer camping and high-adventure activities in Utah. Following years of camping fun, the historical camp is showing its age. One Provo company, InsideSales.com, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, is doing something about that by donating revenue […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Feb 10, 2014

NRA Foundation Awards Grant to Utah Scouts

Utah National Parks Council receives 2 NRA grants Orem, UT. February 10, 2014 –  Teaching respect for firearms helps Boy Scouts develop good character. John Kendall, NRA Field Representative- Utah, is pleased to announce a grant of $23,035.17 to the Utah National Parks Council of the Boy Scouts of America to purchase shooting sports equipment […]

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By David Johnson
Jan 31, 2014

New Activities at Maple Dell Scout Camp

Excitement, fun and high adventure is just down the road! Come to Maple Dell Scout Camp this summer and discover the incredibly fun new activities and new merit badges added this year!  In the past we’ve added something new to our program each year, but we’ve really outdone ourselves this time! Already announced is the […]

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By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 17, 2013

Battle of Maple Dell

Camp Maple Dell is a great summer camp for Scouters looking for a beautiful location close to Utah County. Camp Maple Dell is located in Payson Canyon and offers swimming, merit badge classes, rank advancement, C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experiences), the “Battle of Maple Dell” which is a canoe swamping contest and much more. Scout […]