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Fulfill Your Duty to God at “Adventure for Youth” – An Outdoor Program for...

This summer, experience a faith-building getaway at Adventure for Youth (AFY), a program for teens, deep in the heart of Moab, Utah. Participate in breathtaking recreational activities and build your faith in God all in one...

Scout Sunday, Scout Sabbath, Scout Jumah: How Will You Celebrate?

For some Scouting is a wonderful hobby, for others, it is their way of life. Combine a passion for Scouting with a passion for duty to God, and you have Scout Sunday. The tradition of...

Duty to God Around the World: The History of Hanukkah

Hanukkah (also known as Chanukah) is the Jewish Festival of Lights that lasts eight days. It usually falls in late November or December. In 2018, Hanukkah will begin on Sunday, December 2nd and finish on Monday,...
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Duty to God for Scouts Around the World

Duty to God is an incredibly important element of the Boy Scouts of America. This element has been with the BSA since its inception, but as of January 1, 2016, it became an official...
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How Wood Badge Taught Me that “A Scout is Reverent”

A Scout is Reverent. This is a phrase that is well-known among Scouts as a tenet of the Scout Law. Reverence is based on respect and one's deeply-held, constantly evolving set of beliefs and...

Be Prepared to Share – A Scoutmaster’s Minute

Being both a Boy Scout blogger and one for the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, I was delighted to stumble on this Christian Scoutmaster's minute about being prepared: A Scouting Survival Story and an Ethiopian...
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Father’s Day: Celebrating Dad, Nature, and Spirituality

On this Father's Day, Jake has been thinking about his dad Mike and pondering the great moments they shared growing up. Some of the best moments he can recall have something to do with...
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When Trials Come, Welcome Them – A Chaplain’s Minute

Camp Chaplains have been around for decades. Their purpose is to be a friend to the Scouts and leaders and to contribute to their spiritual welfare and growth. As the chaplain, by virtue of position...

Religious Emblems of Scouting: a Way to Fulfill Your Duty to God

In the Boy Scouts of America, everyone makes a commitment to live the Scout Oath. The very first line of the Scout Oath reads "On my honor, I will do my best to do...
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Order of the Arrow SURGE Helps LDS Scouts

It is called SURGE:  “Supporting Units through Really Great Elections.” The initiative was started last year to boost the activity by units chartered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in Scouting’s National...