Tag Archives: Pioneering

By Advancement News
Jul 22, 2017

Summer Adventures Don’t Have to Break the Bank

I’m sorry if your troop or pack won’t be going to summer camp this summer. I truly am. But that doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to keep the OUTING in SCOUTING. Let’s use the summer time to plan events that will interest and excite the boys. Wait… wasn’t that Baden-Powell’s original idea. How […]

By Darryl Alder
Nov 20, 2015

The Scout Oath and Law—a Pathway to Self-Reliance

Pillar 6–Integrity: Be prepared by learning who we are as Scouts and sons of God by keeping ourselves physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight, understanding our true nature as a son of God.  This month, November 2015, we have been teaching Young Men principles of temporal and spiritual self-reliance.  Two of the six Come, Follow Me […]

By Darryl Alder
Jul 24, 2015

A Pioneer Among Scouting’s Pioneers

The early days of Scouting were shaped by a group of pioneers: Baden Powell, of course, with British Scouting;  William D Boyce, as the man who brought Scouting to America; Ernest Thompson Seaton, who merged his Woodcraft Indians with BSA; James E West, whose fortitude and persistence merged many youth groups into a unified BSA and Daniel Carter […]

By Darryl Alder
Jul 24, 2014

Scout Pioneering – Good, Ol’Fashioned, Outdoor, Scouting Fun for the 21st Century!

Today is Pioneer Day in Utah—168 years ago pioneers were entering the Salt Lake Valley. In commemoration, there are celebrations all over the state. In my town, Provo, it all centers around North Park activities that include wagon rides, mountain men, wood carving, caskets and coffins, wooden tops, tomahawk throwing, trading blanket, native American village, […]