LOCAL NEWS FROM THE UTAH NATIONAL PARKS COUNCIL, BSA  DEC 15, 2017 • ISSUE 78

 
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By Kent Hansen, Co-Chair, University of Scouting
Utah National Parks Council

LDS Area Seventy to Speak at University of Scouting Feb 24

The Utah National Parks Council is pleased to announce that Elder Dale H. Munk, LDS Church Seventy, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s University of Scouting event on February 24, 2018. Elder Munk previously served as a bishop, bishop’s counselor, high councilor, stake president’s counselor and stake president. He graduated from the University […]
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By Julia Thompson, Grant Writer
Utah National Parks Council

Vernal Eagle Scout, James John, Earns All 143 Merit Badges

For many, just participating in Scouting is an amazing and impactful experience. Earning the rank of Eagle Scout is the next, somewhat rare, recognition given to those who work hard and dedicate much of their time to Scouting. An even more elite group is those who earn all of the merit badges. This achievement goes […]
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By Darryl Alder, Writer
Utah National Parks Council

Scouts Can #LightTheWorld Too

Once again this year the LDS Church is ushering in Christmas with a #LightTheWorld event that fits right in with a Scout’s Duty to God and Daily Good Turn. Each day in December until Christmas we will offer suggestions for your Pack or quorum that aligns with “25 Days, 25 Ways” part of the Church’s initiative […]
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By Madison Austin, Marketing Associate
Utah National Parks Council

Are You Making Your 2018 Summer Camp Plans?
Now is the time to be making summer camp plans. There are great opportunities ahead for all youth to participate in. The Utah National Parks Council offers a wide variety of camping experiences for Pack, Troops, Church youth groups, Young Women camps and just about anything you can conceive. Click here to sign up for your […]
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By Kimball Vaughn, Marketing Associate
Utah National Parks Council

Prominent Local Leaders Share How Their Eagle Prepared Them For Missions
How does earning an Eagle Scout prepare you to be a more effective full-time missionary? Just ask this year’s 2017 Celebration of Eagles recipients. These men have made a tremendous difference in their community through their influential examples and service. Watch the video below to learn about how becoming Eagle Scouts prepared them for LDS […]
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