With no public meetings, how are you #ScoutingAtHome?

The President of the Boy Scouts of America sent this email to all BSA volunteers and staff today: To our Scouting community,  In Scouting, we vow...

Five Ways for Scouts BSA to keep Scouting through COVID-19

For Scouts who are used to meeting, camping, and learning together every week, social distancing may be proving difficult. And if you are a parent of one of these physically fit, mentally...

Finishing Your Trail to Eagle

The Utah National Parks Council saw a record-breaking number of Eagle Scouts in 2019. We're still working through all of the paperwork, but estimates show over twice the usual annual number of...

Pinewood Derby Cars: Designing and Shaping a Fun Car

The Cheese Whizz The Pinewood Derby is one of the greatest Cub Scout activities in the world! It can be a very emotional and intense race, bringing out...

Baby Yoda: The Paracord Keychain You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now

Let's face it, Baby Yoda is the greatest thing to happen to the Star Wars universe. **Official disclaimer, Disney wants everyone to call him "the Child," not...

Why are we asking Scouters to ride a backward bicycle?

We recently had a colleague show us a video about an engineer, Destin Sandlin, trying to learn how to ride a bicycle that had been modified so the handlebars turned the front...
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Does Scouting Work for Your Youth Ministry’s Outreach?

In the Boy Scouts of America seventy percent of our charter partners are churches, but most churches do not have Scout groups. Yet, nearly all are working to get their message and services known and they are working to halt the general decline in church attendance among their congregations, especially among Millennials, many of whom now have Scout-age children. Scouting can help.

Scout Ambassador Toolchest: Knowing Your Charter Partner Market

Finding new chartered partners to sponsor packs, troops, and crews to serve youth in units chartered by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is vital to supporting families who still want their children in Scouting. Knowing where to look and what to look for in potential chartered partners means you will really need to get to know your community in new ways that include other religious, community and educational organizations.

Introducing the Scout Ambassador Tool Chest

Scouting Ambassadors in the Utah National Parks Council hold a unique position not found anywhere else in Scouting. The job is something of a blend between being a Scout advocate, helping the council marketing & membership team, and working as a new unit commissioner

Is Scouting Dead Within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

On May 8th, 2018, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that it would no longer charter Scout units after December 31, 2019. This has led to many questions about what Scouting...