Tag Archives: Utah National Parks Council

Cory Wridefeature
By Melany Gardner
Oct 23, 2014

Boy Scouts award “campership” in honor of fallen officer Cory Wride

Three Boy Scout councils will honor Utah’s fallen officers by sending a boy to summer camp for free in an officer’s name. Sergeant Cory Wride, shot and killed by ambush this year, was the first officer to be awarded a perpetual campership from the Utah National Parks Council, Thursday, Oct 23, 2014. The Cory Wride Memorial [...]

UoS
By Community Submission
Feb 14, 2014

Exploring the Value of Scouting

John Jones from the Great Salt Lake Council shares his thoughts on what he learned at last weeks 2014 University of Scouting: I attended my neighboring council’s University of Scouting event over the weekend and for the second year now, the Utah National Parks Council has absolutely knocked it out of the park again.  I thought 2013 [...]

thank you button
By Utah National Parks Council
Nov 22, 2013

With Grateful Hearts, We Thank You

Our hearts are full this Thanksgiving, remembering our blessings and how grateful we are for your support. To all the parents and families who support their sons and Scouts, thank you. There are a lot of good things that compete for your time, and yet you take the time to encourage your youth to participate [...]

fleurdelis300x300
By Utah National Parks Council
Oct 18, 2013

Boy Scouts of America Utah National Parks Council Statement on Goblin Valley Incident

Utah National Parks Council Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The National Boy Scouts of America’s Update: Monday, October 21, 2013, 11:30 A.M. After reviewing this matter with the local chartered organization, these men have been removed from their leadership positions and are no longer members of the BSA. Utah National Parks Council Update: Monday, October 21, [...]

Rondo and Governor Feature
By Heidi Sanders
Aug 13, 2013

Utah Governor Endorses Scouting

Utah Governor, Gary R. Herbert, endorsed the Scouting program yesterday at the State Capitol. Governor Herbert, a former participant of Scouting in his youth, recollected on his previous experiences and how the lessons he learned in Scouting helped him become a better father, husband and governor of Utah.   Governor Herbert encouraged residents of the [...]

Social Media
By Utah National Parks Council
Aug 01, 2013

Transforming the Image of Scouting

Ever wondered how to get your boys more engaged with Scouting? Does it suffer from an image problem within your team? Here are some ideas to get that spark going: ·         Keep the “outing” in “Scouting” – outdoor activities attract boys and get attendance. ·         Make it fun. It’s not all about passing things off. ·         Get them [...]

The Utah National Parks Council is the larges council in the BSA with over 84,000 youth and 42,000 adult volunteers
By Utah National Parks Council
May 24, 2013

Boy Scouts of America – Utah National Parks Council: Statement on Adoption of New Membership Resolution

A Win for Youth OREM, Utah – May 23, 2013 – In response to the adoption of the Boy Scouts of America Membership Standards Resolution by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Council, the BSA – Utah National Parks Council (http://www.utahscouts.org/) released the following statement: The Utah National Parks Council believes the adoption of [...]

Richard Dubois, Council Commissioner for the Utah National Parks Council
By Richard Dubois
May 23, 2013

The best things we can do for our boys

Scouting is a symbol of adventure, excitement, and fun. Once-in-a lifetime experiences in Scouting prepare the next generation of boys for a lifetime of opportunities. But how can Scouting prepare boys for life, if their leaders are not prepared? Each boy deserves a trained leader, advancement opportunities, and a robust camping program. Scouting volunteers need [...]