Utah Scouts News and Events
September 2017

In this edition:

  • Friends of Scouting Kick-off
  • Prove You’re Scout Strong in the Title of Liberty Virtual Race
  • Year-round Maple Dell Activities Aren’t Just for Scouts
  • Got Moab? Fall Break Adventure at Entrada High Adventure Base
  • Upcoming Events

Friends of Scouting Kick off

In the next few weeks, wards and stakes will kick-off for their 2017 Friends of Scouting drive. We hope you will participate and consider donating to local Scouting. You can choose to donate as you are contacted by the ward, or online here.

To learn more about where your Friends of Scouting money goes, click here. For resources and other FOS materials, go to utahscouts.org/fos.

Prove You’re Scout Strong in the Title of Liberty Virtual Race

Open to Scouts, parents and anyone up for a good run, this virtual race can be your own 5k, 10k or half marathon you run anywhere and anytime between Oct 1-15. Sign up for the Runner’s bundle for $30 or sign your troop up at $10 a person and receive a t-shirt, medal, and printable race bib. For more information, click here.

Year-Round Maple Dell Activities Aren’t Just for Scouts

Challenge yourself and your group with these outdoor experiences! Young men, young women, young single adult, school, church, and family groups are all invited to come to Maple Dell Scout Camp for year-round activities including high COPE course/zipline, and illuminated rifle range. Cost is $10 per person per activity. Activities available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. For more information, click here.

Got Moab? Fall Break Adventure at Entrada High Adventure Base

UEA fall break, Oct. 19-21, is the perfect time to head to Entrada High Adventure Base near Moab, Utah for a weekend of high adventure activities. Experience two days of world-class mountain biking for $80 per person that includes bike rentals and two days camping. Find more information here.  

Upcoming Events

  • 9/4 – All Councils Offices and Scout Shops closed for Labor Day
  • Merit Badge Adventures:
  • Night Time High Ropes/Zipline/Rifle Range Activities at Maple Dell:
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. View calendar here.
  • Wood Badge Courses:
    • 9/7 - 9/9 and 9/14 - 9/16 at Maple Dell Scout Camp (Bi-Lingual English/Spanish
    • 9/14 - 9/16 and 9/21 - 9/23 at Mutual Dell
  • Little Philmont:
    • 9/8 - 9/9 – at Tifie Scout Camp
    • 9/22 - 9/23 – in Roosevelt, Utah
    • 10/6 - 10/7 -- Tifie Scout Camp
  • 9/8 - 9/9 – Partner and Pal Campout at Camp Jeremiah Johnson
  • 9/8 - 9/9 – 2017 Pony Express 50/20 in Eagle Mountain, UT
  • 9/9 -AHA CPR/AED/First Aid Courses at the Orem Council Service Center
  • 9/13 - 9/16 – Akela’s Council at Tifie Scout Camp
  • 9/16 – College of Commissioner Science – Southern Utah
  • 9/23 – Silver Beaver Recognition at the Orem YSA LDS Church Building
  • 10/1 - 10/15 – Title of Liberty Virtual Race
  • 10/13 - 10/14 – Order of the Arrow Ordeal and Brotherhood Weekend at Mutual Dell
  • 10/19 – Golf Tournament to Benefit Thunder Ridge Scout Camp at Bloomington Country Club
  • 10/19 - 10/21 – Got Moab? Fall Break Adventure at Entrada High Adventure Base
  • 10/20, 10/21, 10/27, 10/28 – Eerie Encounters at Camp Jeremiah Johnson
  • 10/21 – BYU PowWow
  • 10/26 – Celebration of Eagles Recognition Dinner
  • 11/4 – BYU PowWow
  • 11/4 – University of Scouting – Southern Utah