LOCAL NEWS FROM THE UTAH NATIONAL PARKS COUNCIL, BSA  SEPT 15, 2017 • ISSUE 75

 
CUB SCOUTING BOY SCOUTING LDS SCOUTING EAGLE SCOUT TRAIL

 
By Kimball Vaughn, Marketing Associate
Utah National Parks Council

How My Dad Changed Scouting for the Community and Me

Every Eagle Scout has a story. Some people became interested because of a friend; others drew interest from Scout leaders. For me, my journey to become an Eagle Scout began because of my dad’s influence. Kent Vaughn was 12 years old when he was introduced to Scouting by his dad, Ray Vaughn. It was there […]
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By Katelyn Kenedy, Marketing Associate
Utah National Parks Council

I’m not an Eagle Scout, but I am an RM…(and married)

Ethan Rodriguez never got the memo that being an Eagle Scout was a requirement for dating BYU girls. “I’d be talking to a girl about what she would want in a future spouse and she’d say, ‘He has to be a returned missionary and he has to be, you know, an Eagle Scout.’” said Rodriguez. […]
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By Jim Bethel, Retired Scout Executive
Utah National Parks Council

Why am I a Scout Dad?
I have been involved in Scouting most of my life – but had little experience as a youth. My dad was mostly an absentee dad. We moved around the country every few months following the construction projects that he was involved with. I remember wanting to spend more time with him, but there never seemed […]
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By Ann Shumway, Day Camping and Learning for Life Director
Utah National Parks Council

Webelos Day Camp vs Webelos Woods?
As a new Webelos leader things can be quite confusing with all the new jargon, updated requirements (which now include both Webelos and Arrow of Light Adventures), wondering which uniform the boys wear blue or tan among other questions. Then you throw in the information on Webelos Day Camp and Webelos Woods. Are they the […]
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By Darryl Alder, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Utah National Parks Council

Let Them Lead: A Leadership Development Series for LDS Youth
This has been the greatest year adapting, developing and testing a Come, Follow Me style National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) syllabus. This series was adapted from NYLT to help leaders teach LDS youth leadership skills so that those leaders can confidently “Let Them Lead.” NYLT is filled with activities, presentations, challenges, discussions, and camping in a team environment. […]
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