Tag Archives: Maple Dell

By Julia Thompson
Oct 25, 2017

Fall Construction Update 2017: Recent Changes at Council Camps

Fall Construction Update:   Camps are over, and winter is coming. That means our rangers and construction crews are hard at work to beat the snow. They are making great progress. These projects are adding new activities and improving infrastructure. Here is what is happening at your favorite council camps: Maple Dell Scout Camp A […]

By Julia Thompson
Oct 13, 2017

The NRA Foundation Grants Continue to Make Our Camps Better

The NRA’s continuing generosity allows the Utah National Parks Council to improve our camps each year. This well established partnership not only helps the Scouts excel in shooting sports, but to be safe as well. The NRA Foundation grants able us to update facilities and add new equipment. This year we received 16 Weatherby 12 […]

By Michelle Carpenter
May 12, 2017

Bryce: A Day in the Life of a Camp Staffer

He’s shoving cereal down his throat, rushing to the school bus. He gets in, muddles through classes, chats with friends and engages in an extracurricular activity in the evening. Finally, around 8:00 PM, he comes home, struggles through calculus and goes to bed. That’s a pretty typical day for a teenager during the school year. […]

By Darryl Alder
May 07, 2017

Woolen Socks and the Holy Ghost

Looking back it was a pretty miserable campout, but I was determined to do my part in offering our Scouts a bit of privation. After reading Jarom Shaver’s “Does Scouting Keep Boys on Missions?” in March, I wanted to test his thesis.  Now, ours is troop that camps nearly every month. Matt Johnson, our Scoutmaster, is great […]

By Michelle Carpenter
Apr 19, 2017

Scout Camp is an Affordable, Rustic Alternative for Wedding Receptions

 The average person spends thousands on a wedding venue. But, we aren’t average; we’re Utahans. We spend less than most in the nation for venues. After all, a couple often marries in a temple (that’s free). Plus, with big families, we can’t afford a ton just for a post-party spot. So, it must be rather cheap […]

By Community Submission
Apr 08, 2017

Why I Like Camp Maple Dell

My name is Isaac Woodbrey and I am doing my Journalism Merit Badge. One of the requirements is: Write a two-hundred word article(feature or hard news) about a scouting event you have attended. Then submit it to a BSA Local Council. The event I have chosen is Maple Dell Scout Camp.  I attended it last […]

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 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 […]

By Maria Milligan
Apr 02, 2016

Construction Update: See What’s Happening at Council Camps

It may be hard for those of us who woke up to a snowstorm last week to believe, but summer really is coming, and soon. Our camp directors and rangers have been hard at work making sure our Council camps are shipshape and ready to accommodate thousands of Boy Scouts, leaders, young women, stakes, and […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Mar 11, 2016

Save Money and Support Local Scouting with Scout Show Tickets

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