Tag Archives: Robert Baden-Powell

By Brigham Young University
Aug 03, 2016

BYU Curators Help Digitize Scout Archive

In the late 1800s, Robert Baden-Powell—a war hero, adventurer, actor and sometimes a spy—sat down with a pencil and paper and wrote out his idea of “Scouting for boys.” That document, along with hundreds of others that show the worldwide development of Scouting for girls and boys, is safely stored in the Scout Association Archive […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Sep 24, 2013

The Power of Scouting

President Thomas S. Monson “Impossible to measure is the great good which has come from this organization during the past century. … I believe in Scouting. I believe in the goals of the organization. I believe in the power of Scouting to bless and enrich lives for good.”  [1]   President Gordon B. Hinckley I love […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Jul 22, 2013

Church History Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Scouting in the Church

On Friday, July 19, 2013 the LDS Church History Museum opened the doors to two exhibits celebrating the Church’s partnership with the Boy Scouts of America: American Originals: Norman Rockwell and Scouting and A Good Turn Daily: 100 Years of Scouting and the Aaronic Priesthood. Families with children, boys in Cub Scout and Boy Scout […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Jun 06, 2013

Earning the LDS-BSA Commemoration Award for the Buffalo

Many of you are inquiring how you can earn the LDS-BSA Commemoration Award of the Buffalo. This is an exciting recognition as Scouting celebrates 100 years of Scouting in the LDS Church. The Boy Scouts was founded in 1910, three years after Sir Robert Baden-Powell started the Scout movement in England. Since its foundation, Scouting […]