Tag Archives: National Jamboree

By Melany Gardner
Apr 09, 2018

Utah National Parks Council 2017 Annual Report

In 2017, the Utah National Parks Council demonstrated how Scouting is striving and thriving. As the #1 largest council in the Boy Scouts of America, we excelled in almost every area of performance.  More people than ever are camping at our facilities and enjoying the benefits of outdoor experiences. In serving our chartered partner, we consistently […]

world scout jamboree 2019
By Julia Thompson
Mar 05, 2018

World Scout Jamboree 2019: Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

The World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is the largest event from the World Organization of the Scout Movement. About 50,000 Scouts coming from more than 160 countries attend. The aims of WSJ are to promote peace and understanding among youth from different places and cultures. Many activities take place during the event located at the Summit […]

By Joyce Olesen
Oct 06, 2017

Inspiring Words for Scouts from Elder Robert D. Hales

Elder Robert D. Hales passed away Oct. 1, 2017, leaving us with so many inspiring words. Many of them are for Scouts, while many are applicable to all young men and women. Elder Hales was a brilliant, educated man.  He honored his country by flying fighter jets for the Air Force. He always told his […]

By Makenzie Wistisen
Sep 22, 2017

First All-Girl Venturing Crew at BSA National Jamboree Shares Their Adventure

In July of this year and for the first time ever, an All-Girl Venturing Crew attended the 2017 National Scouting Jamboree from the Utah National Parks Council. Girls between the ages of 14-20 were invited to join Crew C16 and participate in Scouting’s highest adventure for 10 whole days of everything Scouting has to offer: […]

By Maria Milligan
Jul 16, 2016

Take your Stake to Jamboree 2017

As Baden-Powell closed out the first World Scout Jamboree in London in 1920, he said this to the gathering of 8,000 Scouts: “Differences exist between the peoples of the world in thought and sentiment, just as they do in language and physique. The Jamboree has taught us that if we exercise a mutual forbearance and give […]

By Melany Gardner
Dec 23, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 2 – A Scout is Clean

The tenth attribute in the Scout Law is to be clean. A Scout is clean in thought, word and deed. He uses clean language. He speaks good of others. He is well-kept in appearance. He is morally straight. President Gordon B. Hinckley’s specifically spent many words to describe his third “Be Attitude” — be clean. […]

Ken Krogue, Founder of InsideSales.com, awarded Silver Beaver
By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 17, 2013

Silver Beaver: Ken Krogue, Former Alpine District Chair

Ken Krogue, Mapleton-UT Ken is a strategic thinker, sales and marketing entrepreneur. He has more than 24 years experience in sales and was recently recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in the Inside Sales Industry and is the Founder and President of InsideSales.com. Ken loves working with the Boy Scouts. He […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 17, 2013

Silver Beaver: Keith Holdaway

Keith Holdaway, Vineyard-UT Keith operates Sleepy Ridge Golf Course and Wasatch Wing and Clay. He has volunteered as a soccer coach and served on the town council. Keith has been an energetic leader for three National Jamborees. He is Wood Badge trained and enjoys the brotherhood of being on Wood Badge staff. Congratulations to Keith […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Rondo Fehlberg

Rondo Fehlberg, Orem-UT Rondo currently serves as the Council President and has attended multiple National Jamborees. Rondo has a history of giving selfless service. As a highly successful corporate attorney, he returned to his alma mater to become Brigham Young University athletic director. He continues to serve the student community as president of Glenwood Student […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Michael Evans

Michael Evans, Fillmore-UT Our council sends one of the largest contingents to the National Jamboree every four years. Mike helped to prepare and then accompanied a troop of Scouts twice on this life-changing trek. HE is a committee member for Troop, Team and Crew 201 and is the district advancement chair. Congratulations to Michael Evans-