Tag Archives: Timberline

By Angela Shelley
Jun 25, 2019

Leadership Development with a Twist on Tradition

Great leadership has immeasurable value and the potential for endless positive influence. Businesses and corporations know this and easily pay thousands or tens of thousands of dollars to support leadership development and growth each year. Have you given your leaders the best tools to succeed? Are you satisfied with your leadership skills? And did you […]

By Katelyn Kenedy
Jan 19, 2018

Eagle Scout, Dexter Ellis, Earns All 138 Merit Badges and Much More

Any of the four percent of Scouts who have earned their Eagle Award know that completing all of the requirements necessary is a task that takes years of commitment and sheer willpower— it’s no wonder Scouts commonly (and proudly) admit that earning their Eagle was the hardest thing they have ever done.  But what happens […]

By Stewart Schow
Oct 15, 2015

Why I Still Do Scouting

Recently I was asked, “Why you are still involved with Scouting?  Aren’t all of your boys grown?” The answer to the second question was an easy yes. To answer the first I need to go back some years to the time before my sons became Scouts. After earning my Eagle Scout Award as a youth, I didn’t do […]

By Community Submission
Jan 04, 2015

An Elder Writes Home to His Brother

Dear Josh, Hey man, it’s your bro Zac. Right now you are up at Timberline (National Youth Leadership Training) and probably reading this in your tent or by yourself or something. I’m not exactly sure what you’ve just done, but I think it was the rock dedication. I really loved that experience. It was amazing every […]

By Darryl Alder
Dec 01, 2014

Support BSA this #GivingTuesday—December 2

We have a day for giving thanks (Thanksgiving). We have two for getting deals (Black Friday and Cyber Monday). After two days of shopping, take a day to give back. December 2nd is #GivingTuesday This Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common […]

By Community Submission
Sep 15, 2014

Scout training helps prepare Navy recruit

Eagle Scout Charles David Fletcher was no ordinary Navy recruit, and his officers could tell there was something different about him. Unlike many recruits, he was prepared. Eagle Scout Charles David Fletcher from Orem completed Navy Basic Training on August 9, 2014 at the Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois. He was selected as […]

By Darryl Alder
Oct 30, 2013

Timberline – National Youth Leadership Training for all Youth

BSA’s objectives for youth are character, citizenship and fitness. The way we get to these objectives is through time tested methods. For Ventures, Boy and Varsity Scouts there are 7 to 10 methods but common among each is leadership development. Youth leadership training in BSA is a three-phase training experience, and a common thread will […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 25, 2013

Silver Beaver: James Spencer

James Spencer, Elk Ridge-UT Jim brought change to his troop; all the boys went to Timberline and learned what it means to be a leader. Their troop is now a boy-led troop. Jim has coached baseball, soccer, and golf, building up young people to recognize their potential. Some of the young men he served have […]

Deron Johnson awarded Silver Beaver by Utah National Parks Council
By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 17, 2013

Silver Beaver: Deron Johnson

Deron Johnson, Orem-UT Deron has been a Timberline staff member and Course Director for several years helping to save and change boys’ lives. He was Scoutmaster and Crew Advisor for six years each. As an Explorer Leadership Institute member, he earned his Gavel and was an Exploring Training Commissioner. Congratulations to Deron Johnson-

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 17, 2013

Silver Beaver: Robert Hicken

Robert Hicken, Heber City-UT Robert taught youth at Timberline (NYLT) and adults at Wood Badge. He opens his heart, as well as his mountain property to the Scouts. As an extraordinary Varsity Coach and Crew Advisor, Robert demonstrated his ability to recognize potential and bring out the best in people of all ages. Congratulations to […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Christopher Hansen

Christopher Hansen, Spanish Fork-UT Chris is a caring, James E. West Fellow and graduate of Wood Badge. He served as chaplain for Timberline this year and has led courses in the past. For several years Chris taught geocaching at fall camporees. He also volunteers as a Hunter Education instructor and Red Cross trainer. Congratulations to […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Stephen Faber

Stephen Faber, Springville-UT As part of his Wood Badge ticket, Steve started a uniform bank that continues today. He has shared his enthusiasm for Scouting at many Little Philmont courses and has been Scoutmaster and assistant at Timberline teaching leadership skills to youth. Steve was a soccer coach for 11 years. He is also CERT […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: Jack Cummings

Jack Cummings, American Fork-UT Jack is full of life and has volunteered in the pack, troop and crew for several years. His Scouts enjoy high quality adventure and new places with friends, all adding up to great learning experiences. Jack serves on the district committee and has helped train at Wood Badge, Kodiak, and Timberline. […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 16, 2013

Silver Beaver: John Allan

John Allan, Spanish Fork-UT John has received the Huntsman Award for excellence in education both on and off athletic fields. His devotion to the boys who enroll in Timberline courses (National Youth Leadership) continues year after year. John is also in Order of the Arrow and participates in political events. Congratulations to John Allan-