Utah Scouts Take Helpful Action at the Smithsonian After Storm

Jamboree bound Utah Scouts are at it again, demonstrating traits from the Scout Law; a Scout is helpful. While visiting the Air and Space Smithsonian Museum, Scouts from the Utah National Parks Council, specifically from...

Scouting Changes Lives

When the founder of Boy Scouting, Robert Baden-Powell, returned home after serving in the Boer Wars in the early 1900s he was troubled by what he saw. Many of the boys in his community...
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Eagle Projects of the Year that Cue the Water Works

Service Project an Inspiration in So Many Ways Alex Griffith, the 2010 Eagle Service Project  winner, set out to build a playground, but he ended up building bridges of friendship between Russia and America. Russians often approached...

How Scout Camp Can Help Youth Reach New Heights

"We're here to give boys confidence and introduce them to things that they don't normally do in their normal life, " says Ben Cahoon, the leader of a Scout group in Highland, Utah....

Japanese Tour Guide Turned Jamboree Joy Ride

Combine a dad full of natural curiosity and a love of learning with a Scouting momma whose passion for children, education and the outdoors and you get a family with many Dutch oven cooking,...

Scouting Reminds Me of My Dad

When I think of Scouting, I think of my Dad. I remember sitting around the campfire at night with the other boys, listening to my Dad tell ghost stories. The pines reached the sky...

Greg Dyekman Honored with National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Greg Dyekman has been part of Scouting for 50 years--he has dedicated a lifetime to the organization. Greg was recently honored with the National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA).   “I owe much of my...

My Inspiring Day with the Special Needs Group at Camp

It's normal for our Cub Scout camp to be swarming with rowdy Cub-Scout-age boys, but yesterday was different. Special needs individuals of all ages clamored to the camp. This is a yearly tradition. This time, HIVEs...

Observing Memorial Day By Reflecting On Our Duty To God

Charlie Extrum, 15 (left), and Caleb Ward, 17 (right), work together to plant flags near headstones at the Veterans Cemetery in Grand Island. (Independent/Scott Kingsley) Memorial day originated after the American Civil War in 1868...

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 in St. George. Well, hold onto your throwing stars, Dave...

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Utah Scouts Take Helpful Action at the Smithsonian After Storm

Jamboree bound Utah Scouts are at it again, demonstrating traits from the Scout Law; a Scout is helpful. While visiting the Air and Space Smithsonian...