Tag Archives: Sir Robert Baden-Powell

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By KSL News
Mar 06, 2014

Scouting Papers Reveal Vision of ‘Founding Father’

PROVO — Promoting adventure, good character and responsibility was important to Scouting’s “founding father” as he tried to create an organization to help young men, according to documents being preserved by Brigham Young University. Robert Baden-Powell began the British Scouting Association, the grandfather to Scouting organizations like Boy Scouts of America, in the early 1900s. [...]

Duty to God II
By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 31, 2013

Duty to God the Key to Solving Social Issues

The Road to Manhood Sometimes we forget that we are part of a like-minded faith-based society —  that the precepts embodied in the scout oath, are generally regarded and respected in our culture.  Recent studies indicate that 80% of Americans believe in heaven and 73% believe God has a plan for them.[7] That notwithstanding, boy scouts [...]