Tag Archives: Technology

By Kimball Vaughn
Jan 04, 2018

Program Feature for LDS Youth: Technology

Better Living Through Technology & Innovation Technology is all around us, from our homes to our schools to the great outdoors. While we tend to think of technology as the latest electronic gadget, any invention that makes our lives easier could be considered an application of technology. The cellphone in your pocket is an example of […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 28, 2015

Integrating STEM into Your Units’ Programs

By now most Scouters know that BSA has a new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) initiative. Like Learning for Life, STEM Scouts is a stand alone program, but rather than teach character this program offers girls and boys the chance to experience science, technology, engineering and math through creative, hands-on activities, field trips and interaction with STEM […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 21, 2015

LDS/BSA Summit: Technology

This is part 6 of an 8-part report. You can read the other posts here: The Chief’s Thoughts on the LDS Partnership How to Better Serve LDS Scouting Partners Adapting and Implementing Scouting for LDS Purposes Unified Alignment and Service Model Leadership Training The Cost of Scouting Summary and Conclusion Early in December, Council Key 3s and […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 16, 2015

How to Better Serve LDS Scouting Partners

Western Region Leaders Meet to Brainstorm This is part 2 of an 8-part report. You can read the other posts here: The Chief’s Thoughts on the LDS Partnership Adapting and Implementing Scouting for LDS Purposes Unified Alignment and Service Model Leadership Training The Impact of Technology The Cost of Scouting Summary and Conclusion Tuesday December 8th, […]

By Russell Dailey
Jul 10, 2015

MyScouting FAQ

Are you one of those Scouters who take online training, but it never gets attached to your profile/account. With the renewed effort to record Youth Protection Training we have had a lot of calls. Here are a few of the MyScouting Frequently Asked Questions: How do I get my member ID? Your member ID is […]

By Melany Gardner
May 15, 2015

Adopt a Troop Tech Policy Based on the Scout Law

Technology and Scouting are two words that seem to be in conflict one with one another. We imagine that Scouting is supposed to take a young man away from his devices and into the great outdoors—you know, to build fires, sleep under the stars—manly stuff. To make this happen, some troops forbid smart devices and […]

By Lee Hansen
Mar 19, 2014

Science Meets Survivor

The same organization famous for bringing boys into the wild will now be bringing boys into the lab. Under the direction of other scouting volunteers tasked with developing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), Lee Hansen, a retired chemistry professor, and his daughter, Thea Buell, have […]