Tag Archives: Philmont Scout Ranch

By Lee Ferrin
Mar 24, 2016

Confidence from Scouting is the Courage to Press Forward Steadfastly

Many have heard the old adage that courage is not the absence of fear, but the mental toughness and determination to press forward in spite of it. The purpose of Scouting is to instill this very courage in young men and young women. We do this by providing them a place and a support structure in which […]

By Lee Ferrin
Jan 24, 2016

Change Lives: Be Prepared through Personal Growth and Service

Scouting changes lives. That is what it was created to do, and it’s exactly why the Scouting mission and the gospel mission complement each other so well. In my life, that mission to experience personal growth and then turn that to the benefit of my fellow men has best been epitomized by the motto of the […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Mar 15, 2015

“Walking in Circles” —Reflective Thinking for Scouts and Scouters

Have you ever wanted to share some insights and ideas with others in Scouting that are bigger in scope than the regular “Scoutmaster’s Minute”? A quick thought is always nice, but sometimes you want something a bit bigger that you can use as a spring board for greater discussion and contemplation during some scout event. Let […]

By LDS-BSA Relationships
Jan 06, 2014

2014 Applications for Philmont are Now Being Accepted

Priesthood Leadership Conference on Scouting at Philmont ~2014 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED~ We are excited to announce that the 2013 Priesthood Leadership Conference on Scouting at Philmont was another great success!  The Philmont faculty is working hard to prepare for the 2014 Priesthood Leadership Conference, making it a highlight of the year for all […]

By Community Submission
Jan 06, 2014

Working at Philmont Scout Ranch

Each season, Philmont Scout Ranch employs more than 1,000 staff members to operate and support Philmont’s program, Training Center, food service, ranching museums and maintenance and to assist the administrative staff. A wide variety of paid positions are available, including Rangers, Backcountry Program Counselors and Training Center and base camp support staff. The majority of […]

By LDS-BSA Relationships
Jan 06, 2014

Video: All About Philmont Scout Ranch

Every year stake presidencies in the United States are invited to the Priesthood Leadership Conference on Scouting at the Philmont Training Center in New Mexico. The purpose of this conference is to help stake leaders better understand how Scouting can support the Aaronic Priesthood. The conference is held under the direction of the Young Men […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 30, 2013

Timberline – National Youth Leadership Training for all Youth

BSA’s objectives for youth are character, citizenship and fitness. The way we get to these objectives is through time tested methods. For Ventures, Boy and Varsity Scouts there are 7 to 10 methods but common among each is leadership development. Youth leadership training in BSA is a three-phase training experience, and a common thread will […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 23, 2013

Silver Beaver: Bradley LeBaron

Bradley LeBaron, Roosevelt-UT Brad maintains a spirit of service and compassion as president and CEO of Uintah Basin Healthcare. His administration focuses on administering to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients. He has been involved in Scouting as a stake president and has attended Philmont twice. Congratulations to Bradley LeBaron-

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Stephen Faber

Stephen Faber, Springville-UT As part of his Wood Badge ticket, Steve started a uniform bank that continues today. He has shared his enthusiasm for Scouting at many Little Philmont courses and has been Scoutmaster and assistant at Timberline teaching leadership skills to youth. Steve was a soccer coach for 11 years. He is also CERT […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Thea Jo Buell

Thea Jo Buell, Payson-UT Thea has been an assistant council commissioner and is currently the council Commissioner College Committee Chair having served on the faculty for an impressive 12 Commissioner College courses. She attended Philmont Scout Ranch at least six times and has been heavily involved with Family Odyssey. Congratulations to Thea Jo Buell-