SCOUTING ADVENTURE

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Get Ready for Adventure 2018

Nation­al Jam­boree 2017 is just months away and though most coun­cils can fit one or two more Scouts in their con­tin­gents, it is already… 

Preparing for a Long-Term Trek

A long term trek might be up to 50 miles, and many reach alti­tudes of over 10,000 feet. The­se “high adven­ture trails” are not… 

SCOUTING HOW-TOs

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How to Make Signal Mirrors

U.S. Air Force’s offi­cial sur­vival hand­book describes the sig­nal mir­ror as “prob­a­bly the most under­rat­ed sig­nal­ing device found in the sur­vival kit.“ Whether you need… 

Three Main Courses for Cinco de Mayo Dutch Oven Cooking

Some of my most fond mem­o­ries as a scout were the dutch oven meals we cooked as a patrol. The mon­th of May meant… 

INSPIRING STORIES

A Scout is… A NINJA!

You may recall read­ing last year about the Amer­i­can Nin­ja War­rior adven­ture of David Peter­son, the Dis­trict Direc­tor for the Utah Nation­al Parks Coun­cil…

Surviving My Bear Encounter in Canada

I froze, and came to a halt, as the bear looked up at me and grunt­ed. As I stood there, it took a cou­ple…

BUILDING YOUTH

Utah Scout 3D Prints Kids’ Prosthetic Hands for Eagle Project

Last Sum­mer, I met a lit­tle boy with­out a hand who pro­ceed­ed to change my life.    While vol­un­teer­ing in the Utah Coun­ty Mak­er Trail­er (a 4-H… 

Scouts to Embark on Worldwide Service Project

Today, May 24, 2017, at the Sus­tain­able Brands Con­fer­ence in Detroit, the Sec­re­tary Gen­er­al of World Scout­ing, Ahmad Alhen­dawi announced the first ever Scout­ing “Sea­son of… 

DUTY TO GOD

Teaching Youth About Other Religious Faiths

I grew up in Scout­ing in an LDS troop, and I attend­ed their church most of the time. I, myself, was not a mem­ber of… 

BSA Responds to LDS Church Shift From Varsity and Venturing Programs

The Boy Scouts of Amer­i­ca (BSA) deeply appre­ci­ates our rela­tion­ship with the LDS Church, one that began in the ear­li­est years of the Scout­ing…

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