Tag Archives: Scouting for Food

By Adrian
May 24, 2017

Scouting for Food – The Lessons of a Bumpy Service Project

One of the best lessons of Scouting is performing service for others.  Usually service projects go pretty smoothly.  But on those occasions when it doesn’t, I think the lesson is even better from a bumpy service project.   As adults, how often do we have projects of our own that go perfectly smoothly? Almost never. […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Mar 16, 2017

Local Scout Speaks at Capitol to Kick-Off Scouting for Food

UNPC Eagle Scout Matt Cahoon is only seventeen, but at the Utah State Capitol yesterday he confronted America’s biggest fear: public speaking. Not only did he give a speech at one of the most prestigious places in Utah, but he did it in conjunction with a speech by the governor of Utah Gary Herbert.  “I […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Feb 27, 2017

Help Fight Hunger By Scouting for Food – March 18, 2017

Beginning March 11th, Cub Scout packs will deliver Scouting for Food door hangers like the one below. Join the local Boy Scouts as they help fight hunger statewide by filling a bag with nutritious non-perishable food donations and leaving it outside your front door by 9:00 a.m. on March 18. Scouts will collect bags from 9 am […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Apr 06, 2016

Utah National Parks Council 2015 Annual Report

The Utah National Parks Council would like to present its 2015 Annual Report. The purpose is to communicate the impact that Scouting has in Utah. You will find interesting facts, where the money goes and highlights, along with membership numbers and how the Council is funded. Check it out! or click HERE to download the printable PDF. […]

By Community Submission
Mar 21, 2016

Community Action Thanks Scouting for Food

Today, Monday, March 21, 2016 Lauren Manzione from Community Action Services wrote this to our staff in the Provo Peak District: Dear Scouts, leaders and parents: We wish that we could thank all of your personally for your selfless contributions to Saturday’s food drive. We are blown away every year by the sheer number of individuals […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Mar 15, 2016

Scouting for Food—Service with a Sure Purpose

Last weekend and throughout this week, local Cub Scout packs have delivered door hangers like these. When you get yours, please join the local Scouts as they help us Fight Hunger Statewide by filling a bag with nutritious non-perishable food donations, and leaving it outside your front door by 9:00 a.m. on March 19, 2016. Utah […]

By Darryl Alder
Feb 08, 2016

106 Years Old and Still Serving

Thoughts on Personal Growth and Learning to Serve Today the BSA turns 106 years old. During its life there has been vitality and vigor alongside illness and moments of life support, but among the most enduring brand images it carries is the daily Good Turn. Of course, the iconic Scout helping the little old lady across […]

By Maria Milligan
Mar 12, 2015

Help Fight Hunger With Scouting for Food

It’s Scouting for Food time again! This year marks the 28th anniversary of our three Utah Councils working with the Utah Food Bank to Fight Hunger Statewide. This year, in an effort to minimize waste, the Utah Food Bank is asking that people use bags or boxes they already have to donate food. So instead of […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Feb 19, 2014

Support Scouting for Food, March 15th-22nd

Please join the Utah National Parks Council, Boy Scouts of America in the fight against hunger by filling a bag with nutritious non-perishable food donations, then leave it on your porch by 9 am on March 22, 2014. We accept commercially packaged non-perishable food items and appreciate products low in sodium, sugar, and corn syrup. […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Apr 19, 2013

Governor Launches Scouting for Food

Governor Gary Herbert set the example for the 2013 Scouting for Food Drive by kicking off the drive with food bags outside the door of the Governor’s Mansion.  This is the first time that the drive has been kicked off at the Governor’s Mansion instead of at the Capitol. Each year, Scouts leave bags on […]