Tag Archives: Youth Conference

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By Michelle Carpenter
Sep 17, 2016

Five Unusual Uses for Maple Dell Scout Camp

You might think Maple Dell Scout Camp is an ideal place to take Scouts camping, and you’re right. It’s proximity to nature, updated facilities, and hip camp staff are enough to make any teenage boy’s head spin. But, here are some unusual uses for the camp you might not have considered: 1. Throw a playful […]

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By John Gailey
Jun 24, 2016

Council Camps are NOT just for Summer!

Nearly two years ago, we explained that the Utah National Parks Council offers its twelve camping properties for ward and stake uses in a variety of settings. Since that time, more than 100 LDS wards and stakes have requested information on our programs, but you don’t have to wait for “our programs” to make a request of […]

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By John Gailey
Nov 11, 2015

Can Entire LDS Stakes Come to Scout Camp?

About eighteen months ago, the Utah National Parks Council offered its twelve camping properties for use by church organizations, including LDS stakes and wards. Since that time, over 100 LDS stakes and wards have requested more information with a significant number reserving time at these properties. At first, the general comments included, “I thought Scout […]

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By Community Submission
Nov 17, 2014

Scout camps now open to all

Scout camps aren’t just for Boy Scouts. Sanpete County residents can especially take advantage of Tifie Boy Scout Camp—a full-featured summer camp located in Utah’s beautiful Sanpete Valley in the foothills just east of Mt. Pleasant. Camp Tifie is part of the 600-acre Mountain Dell Scout Ranch. Located at just under 9,000 feet above sea […]

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By Darryl Alder
Aug 27, 2014

What! Churches Can Use Scout Properties?

Utah National Parks Council, BSA, now offers its twelve Scout properties, equipment, experts and programs for use by LDS stakes and wards. As part of the 100+ year partnership between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America, LDS stakes and wards may utilize these BSA resources to accomplish their objectives and control their […]

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By Bob Gowans
May 07, 2014

LDS Stake Encampment at Council Properties

In cooperation with the Utah National Parks Council, your Stake can organize an encampment to help fulfill your own Priesthood purposes by leveraging the program expertise and safety features offered through the Councils camps.  This will also relieve any “undue burdens” that are often placed on leaders to organize these camps.  This method will assist […]

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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 […]