Tag Archives: Stake Encampment

By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 03, 2016

Bring your Stakes and Wards to Camp

For the past several years, the Utah National Parks Council has worked to make its summer camps more accessible to and useful for groups from the LDS Church (our largest chartered partner). These efforts have included new buildings, programs, and materials designed for large, diverse groups. Every church group has different ideas of what they […]

By Maria Milligan
Sep 18, 2016

The Combined Power of Philmont and Wood Badge

I loved Mac McIntire’s latest blog post on the LDS-BSA relationships website because he talks about the power of combining Philmont and Wood Badge training—a power I have seen first-hand. He says, “Imagine a heavenly place where faithful, stake priesthood leaders—along with their families—meet in a beautiful mountain setting to learn why Scouting is so crucial to […]

By Darryl Alder
Aug 29, 2016

Stake Activity Center Adds to Maple Dell Scout Camp’s Long History

Maple Dell Scout Camp which first opened in the late 1940’s was transformed yet again this summer as we completed a stake activity center there. This new pavilion, which is so much more than just a pavilion, joins with the new one at Marion D. Hanks Scout Camp at Quail Creek serving families, church groups and of course, Scouts […]

By Maria Milligan
Jun 14, 2016

Spiritually Trained and Committed Leaders

This article is a continuation of the interview with the Pleasant Grove North Field Stake Presidency, President McFarland, President Thayer, and President Doman, about the stake-sponsored Wood Badge course they, and other stake members, staffed and hosted. This is part four of a series of articles about this stake presidency’s experience planning and hosting a Wood Badge […]

By Maria Milligan
Jun 05, 2016

Spirituality and Personal Revelation at Wood Badge

This article is a continuation of the interview with the Pleasant Grove North Field Stake Presidency, President McFarland, President Thayer, and President Doman, about the stake-sponsored Wood Badge course they, and other stake members, staffed and hosted. This is part three of a series of articles about this stake presidency’s experience planning and hosting a Wood […]

By Community Submission
May 30, 2016

Our Vision for a Stake-Sponsored Wood Badge Course

This article is a continuation of the interview with the Pleasant Grove North Field Stake Presidency, President McFarland, President Thayer, and President Doman, about the stake-sponsored Wood Badge course they, and other stake members, staffed and hosted. This is part two of a series of articles about this stake presidency’s experience planning and hosting a Wood Badge […]

By Community Submission
May 15, 2016

Presidents, help your stake—host Wood Badge

The following are excerpts from an interview with the Pleasant Grove North Field Stake Presidency, President McFarland, President Thayer, and President Doman, about the stake-sponsored Wood Badge course they, and other stake members, staffed and hosted. This is part one of a series of articles about this stake presidency’s experience planning and hosting a Wood […]

By Community Submission
Nov 29, 2015

Scout Leadership Encampments Have Blessed Our Stake’s Youth

Submitted By The Lehi Utah East Stake Our experience with using the Boy Scouts of America Adult and Youth Leadership Training programs in a stake-sponsored Aaronic Priesthood Leadership Encampment on a stake-wide basis has been and continues to be a great blessing for the youth and adult leadership in our stake. Our first experience with […]