Tag Archives: Scout Law

mckayfam
By Michelle Carpenter
Dec 29, 2016

A Scout is Courteous–12 Days of a Scout Christmas

Traditionally, the 12 Days of Christmas start on Christmas Day and last until the evening of January 5th – also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 Days have been celebrated in Europe since before the middle ages and were a time of celebration. It has been our custom at The Boy Scout to post a Scouter’s […]

Mong Say Aye and Kaing Kyaw join other members of Boy Scout Troop 1262 gathered Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Salt Lake City to receive their clothing that they will be using at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Phot by Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
By Deseret News
Sep 11, 2016

Am I Courteous?

Last weekend the LDS Church News carried this article: As I attended several camps and events this summer, I found myself contemplating why Scouting has had such an important place in the development of the Church’s young men in the United States. Doctrine and Covenants 90:15 says “…study and learn, and become acquainted with all […]

inspired boy feature
By Melany Gardner
May 30, 2016

Answering the Hard Questions On the BSA Adult Policy

Last year, the Boy Scouts of America amended their adult leadership policy, prohibiting discrimination against employees and volunteers on the basis of sexual orientation. Since that time, many questions still remain as to how this policy will and will not affect your Scouting experience. The BSA released a FAQ to help answer some of those questions. This document, along […]

Heaton Feature
By Shaun Heaton
Feb 21, 2016

Three Brothers Chat on Why Scouting Matters

Shaun Heaton, long time Scouter, pulled three of his Eagle Scout sons together to share how the Six Pillars for communication with LDS leaders played out in each of their lives. Shaun presents each of these pillars to his sons’ for their responses in the video below: (A transcript of this interview follows the video.) Pillar 1: Testimony […]

Character Compass Wolf
By Annaleis Smith
Feb 09, 2016

Cub Scout Purposes – Character Development

 Cub Scout Purposes—In a continuing series we are taking a look at some of the reasons WHY Cub Scouting is important and relevant as well as HOW we achieve those purposes. This week’s article will talk about Character Development. (Click on any links below to read about the others – added as posted) Purposes of Cub […]

12daysofscoutChristmas
By Melany Gardner
Dec 12, 2015

Count Down to the Holiday with the Twelve Days of a Scout Christmas

Visit The Voice of Scouting everyday for the Twelve Days of a Scout Christmas beginning Monday, Dec 14, and find inspiring Christmas messages of Scouts giving the gift of living the Scout Oath and Law. This has been one of our favorite Christmas traditions on The Boy Scout, but we have decided to move it over to […]

hispanic scouts
By Annaleis Smith
Sep 30, 2014

Cub Scouts to use the Scout Oath and Law

(Part 3 of 10 in a series about the new Cub Scout Adventure Program) The Scout Oath – Boy Scouts have been saying it for years.  Varsity and Venturing Scouts make the switch this year.  And next year the “One Oath, One Law” initiative will be complete. When the New Cub Scout Adventure program rolls […]

Hinckley
By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 29, 2013

Pitfalls of Social Media, Compassion and President Gordon B. Hinckley

Social media spreads content faster than any medium we have ever seen. Instantaneous information is spread with the click of a button. It is amazing and reconnects people from all over the world. It can be a powerful tool and also a deadly weapon. Many spread their lies in order to spread contention. Anyone with […]

Thomas S. Monson Award Feature
By LDS-BSA Relationships
Sep 23, 2013

Thomas S. Monson Award

This award can be earned by youth, i.e. Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, girls, boys and adults of all ages and is an “on my honor” award. To earn the Thomas S. Monson Award, complete the following two requirements and at least four electives. Once completed go to http:shop.ldsbsa.org/new/ to purchase. The cost is $7.00. Requirements 1. Read […]