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God Answers Prayers Through a Righteous, Dedicated Scoutmaster

From the time Crystal was a little girl she prayed for her future husband. “As a child, I remember asking Heavenly Father to help guide my future husband and bless him to make righteous decisions,” she recalled. When Crystal was 23 years old, she met and married her husband, Jeffrey Young. He was 10 years […]

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Scouting Builds Relationships

Sharee Barton, from Rexburg, Idaho, saw an opportunity to strengthen a relationship between her son and his grandfather through Scouting. Sharee’s son, Cole Barton, grew up in Rexburg, Idaho, hundreds of miles from his Grandpa, Dave Howard, who lives in Orem, Utah. They spent time together at various family functions, but the miles between them […]

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Building a Troop

After retiring from the navy in 1979, I moved my family to Kirkland, Washington, where I was asked to be Scoutmaster. I said I’d like to meet with the committee chairman and the committee before making my decision. The chartered organization representative gave me a blank stare, implying “What’s the committee?” I accepted the Scoutmaster […]

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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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