Tag Archives: NRA Foundation

By Maria Milligan
Sep 21, 2016

Thanks to the NRA Foundation, Shooting Sports Thrive at Camp

If you’ve ever participated in shooting sports at a Utah National Parks Council camp, you’ve been the beneficiary of the NRA’s generosity. Thanks to a long-standing relationship with the NRA Foundation, council camps have received new equipment and facilities to ensure youth stay safe and have fun while learning about shooting sports. Every camp in […]

By Maria Milligan
Jul 14, 2015

Construction Update: See What’s Happening at Council Camps

Summer means warm weather, clear skies, and camp improvements. Our camps are full of Scouts sailing, mountain biking, cooking, and adventuring. If you know where to look though, you’ll also find rangers and construction crews hard at work fixing, building, and maintaining our camps. Take a look at a couple of exciting construction projects we’ve been […]

By Maria Milligan
Jan 05, 2015

Donors Grant Learning for Life and Scouting a Bright Future

Having someone walk into the classroom with a huge wig, sunglasses, and a bag slung over her shoulder may not have been common in your school, but these days it isn’t that far out of the ordinary for kids at Sharon Elementary, a Title 1 school in Orem. These children just squealed and laughed when […]

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 […]