Tidbits from the National Annual Meeting

Did you know that each May, key Scouting volunteers and professionals gather for the BSA National Annual Meeting? This year, the meeting was held in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.  Here are a few fun facts and tidbits from the three-day gathering: -A proposal was made during the business meeting to add the […]

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A conversation with Sister Rosemary Wixom

  Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, Primary general president, was elected to the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board at their annual business meeting on Thursday, May 22 in Nashville, Tennessee. Sister Wixom is the first Primary general president since Sister LaVern W. Parmley (general president 1951 — 1974) to receive this appointment (although all […]

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National BSA Digital Storytelling Workshop

The Boy Scouts are in the news!  And what have you heard lately?  Is it positive?  Does the media share the great success stories which happen through Scouting?  Not always.  The snapshot of Scouting through the main stream media only represents a small percentage of what is really happening in our packs, troops, teams and […]

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General Conference Weekend

Did you know that during general conference weekend Scout executives are invited to Salt Lake City to learn more about the LDS Church? For the past several years during April and October, many non-LDS executives have accepted the invitation from the LDS-BSA Relationships office to come and see what the LDS Church is about. Tours […]

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Philmont 2013

A CELEBRATION AT PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH “Happy Birthday dear Scouting,” sang over 300 participants at Philmont Scout Ranch, in Cimarron, New Mexico, on July 3, 2013, before blowing out candles on two large birthday cakes. Sister Rosemary Wixom, Primary general president, and Brother David L. Beck, Young Men general president, cut the cakes when the […]

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