Tag Archives: Scouting recognition

By Liz Merrell
Jul 29, 2013

Scouting’s Journey- Making a Mom’s Necklace for the Parents’ Pins

Boy Scout moms watch their sons develop confidence, learn teamwork, face fear, and provide service. It is amazing to watch boys evolve into men. Scouts accumulate memories and skills that will stay with them forever. The twelve points of the Scout Law place boys on a path better prepared for whatever their future brings. Most […]

By Mat Greenfield
Apr 14, 2013

Embracing New Year’s Goals that have No Eternal Consequences (and that’s the point)

We have lots of long-term goals for our young men—advancing in the Priesthood, making temple covenants, serving an honorable full-time mission, etc. Many of these have eternal consequences. In contrast, Scouting provides the opportunity for young men to explore goal-setting, primarily through the advancement program, with little or no long-term consequences. The desire to accomplish goals is an internal […]