Tag Archives: Scout Law

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By Julia Thompson
Mar 12, 2018

Distinguished and Outstanding Eagle Scout Awards

Every year the Utah National Parks Council comes together to recognize Scouting in the community at an event called the Celebration of Eagles. This event includes an award ceremony for those receiving the Distinguished and Outstanding Eagle Scout Award. Distinguished Eagle Established in 1969, the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award is awarded to men who have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]